A beautiful drawing by Sarah Frieden ist etwas, was wir oft als gegeben betrachten, daher fällt es auch nicht immer leicht, Friedensbotschaften zu formulieren. Peace is something, we consider a given status without further questioning; this is why we sometimes … Continue reading →
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Hi! We would like to tell you something about our online meeting with a class in the US. Today we met students from Kealing Middle school in Austin, Texas at a videoconference. Every class sang a song for the other. … Continue reading →
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Hello and “Moin moin” to the Transatlantic School Community! Hallo und “Moin Moin” an die Transatlantische Schul-Gemeinde! We are the class 8FL1 at the NIGE school in Esens! Wir sind die Klasse 8FL1 am NIGE Gymnasium in Esens! About the … Continue reading →
Esens is a city located in the North West of Germany near the North Sea in a region called East Frisia. It has a population of around 7.000 people and is the hosting city to the NIGE school. Esens ist … Continue reading →
Hello! We worked on the regional language “East-Frisian Low German”. We want to tell you some “East Frisian Low German” words and their English meaning. Hallo! Wir haben am Thema “Ostfriesisches Plattdeutsch” gearbeitet. Wir wollen euch einige “Ostfriesische Plattdeutsch”- Wörter … Continue reading →
One of East Frisia’s most popular sports is “Boßeln”. This is how it works: Einer von Ostfrieslands populärsten Sportarten ist Boßeln. So geht es: Tea is East Frisia’s most important beverage. Tee ist Ostfrieslands wichtigstes Getränk.
Our NIGE school in Esens also is a boarding school for those students who live on the Eastfrisian islands and want to finish their school career with an A-level degree. Check out our interviews with some of the 130 students … Continue reading →
Music plays an important role in the lives of NIGE students. Check out our songs played just for you! Musik spielt eine wichtige Rolle im Leben der NIGE Schülerinnen und Schüler. Hört euch unsere songs an, die wir nur für … Continue reading →
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The „August-Gottschalk-Haus“ The „August-Gottschalk-Haus“ is a memorial and an exhibition of the history of the East Frisian Jews at the former Jewish parish rooms in Esens. It opened at the 29th August, 1999 and it’s situated at the former school … Continue reading →
The NIGE offers an exchange program with the USA. Today we met Moira, an exchange student from Minnesota and asked her some questions. Moira talked with us about German and American culture, her Low-german experiences and the secret of the … Continue reading →