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HAWAII MAGYAR KEIKI

We are excited to announce that in January 2022 we are launching our Hungarian School branch in Honolulu, Hawaii, called Hawaii Magyar Keiki.

Our classes are held at the Varney Circle, at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, in Honolulu, HI.

Please let me know if you or your children are continuing your studies in January. PRE- school is still  FREE. Discount after more than one child in the family. New students and Financial Aid form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScuxX6BLL0LEBveVvDKs4_iQqwcVhD66Ia-EWwyrqIus5GswA/viewform?usp=sf_link

Classes In Person

Hungarian Reading and Writing for kids

Learn and practice Hungarian reading and writing in this program that keeps kids engaged and makes the learning experience fun.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Jan 15, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, March 5, March 12, March 19, March 26

Time: 10 am – 11 am

Tuition: $120

Teacher: Fanny Emese Melegh

Hungarian Pre-School

Fun class for kids under 6 with parents participation. We will sing Hungarian folk song, children songs and play many pre-school games.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Sundays, Jan 15, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, March 5, March 12, March 19, March 26, April 2, April 16

Time: 10 am - 11 

Tuition: Free 

Teacher: Ágota Várkonyi

 

Children's Extracurricular Activities

History Class (ages 6-12)

Explore the world through fun activities. Learn basic history and play games. 

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Jan 15, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, March 12, March 26

Time: 9 am – 10 am

Tuition: $90

Teacher: Fanny Emese Melegh

Drawing Art Class (ages 6-12)

Drawing is the most useful of all the visual arts. This class will focus on shading, dimension, composition, portraiture, still life, realism, abstraction, landscape drawing, and more. While smaller kids enjoy hands-on art, bigger children learn about Hungarian artists, while creating their own art work. This program doesn't require Hungarian understanding. Kids will learn basic words and expressions in Hungarian while enjoying the class.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Oct 9, 23, Nov 6, 20, Dec 4, 18

Time: 11 am – 12 pm 

Tuition: $90

Teacher: Eleonóra Bacsóka

Geography Class (ages 6-12)

Explore the world through fun activities. Learn basic geography, mapping, and play location games. Students will learn about climate issues, weather patterns, landforms, soils, vegetation, and water usage. The class will focus on Hungary and Hawaii, but will cover geography in general as well. This program doesn't require Hungarian understanding. Kids will learn basic words and expressions in Hungarian while enjoying the class.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, March 12, March 26, April 2

Time: 10 am – 11 am 

Tuition: $90

Teacher: Eleonóra Bacsóka

Adult Classes

Hungarian for Adults 

Learn and practice Hungarian with our hands-on program that keeps kids engaged and makes the learning experience fun.

Days: Twice a month, Sundays, Jan 15, Jan 29, Feb 12, Feb 26, March 12, March 26, April 2, April 16

Time: 10 am – 11 am

Tuition: $120

Teacher: Ágnes Tortelli

Meet The Staff

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Ágnes Torteli

Director

Agnes Torteli is the director of the Hawaiian Hungarian School in Honolulu, Hawaii. Agnes has lived in the US for over 20 years. She graduated from San Jose State University and proceeded with a successful career in Silicon Valley as an international trade professional. She was an active volunteer in Northern California, supporting the Hungarian community. She founded the Hungarian Mothers’ Network, which allowed Hungarian moms to support each other and organized frequent meetings and events. Agnes was a founder of the Hungarian San Jose Preschool Group, which helped to introduce Hungarian preschool and kindergarten children to the Hungarian language and culture. Agnes was also one of the founding members of the Hungarian puppet and entertainment non-profit group, Harangvirag, in California. The group performed at many events in the Bay Area, bringing joy to the community and giving children the opportunity to get familiar with Hungary's rich folklore.

Agnes is a mother of an eight year old girl who is the main motivation in her life to get involved and volunteer for the Hungarian community. Living in Hawaii, Agnes has started organizing events for Hungarian kids and founded the Hawaiian Hungarian School under the umbrella of the East Bay Hungarian Education Group, led by Maria Rachidi.

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Eleonóra Bacsóka

Teacher

Eleonóra is a geography and art teacher. She has many years of experience teaching in Hungary. She has three children. She's lived in Honolulu for six years. She used to be a private teacher as well, teaching math. She's a watercolor painter inspired by the wonderful colors of Hawaii. 

Registration deadline: January 15th

Please register at info@hungarianschool.org

Tuition can be paid below 

 

or by check to:

East Bay Hungarian Educational Group

(527 Gabriel Ct, Walnut Creek, CA 94597)

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