News and Updates

 

Daily log of changes to state-qualifier list

 

Houstonfest Scholarships

 

Scholarships at State

 

What's new for 2020

 

Arrival at Heights High School

 

Lunch options

 

Plays will be performed at Houstonfest

 

Teacher-to-Teacher Tips

 

Tips for Pair Discussion

 

Photo Gallery 2014

 

 

Important Dates

 

Fri., Jan. 17, 2020:  Regular deadline to submit registration spreadsheet in order to pay regular price of $10/student (payment does not have to be mailed until 1/27).

 

Mon., Jan. 27, 2020:  Final deadline to submit registration spreadsheet for late price of $12/student and deadline to postmark payment.

 

Mon., Feb. 3, 2020 Proof sheet of entries sent to teachers for final verification and changes.

 

Tue., Feb. 4, 2020: Research Papers due to David Kniess by 11:59 p.m.

 

Wed., Feb. 5, 2020, 8:00 p.m. Deadline to submit changes (adds, drops, substitutions).  After this point, no more additions or substitutions will be allowed in individual events.  Substitutions in group events may continue in emergency situations.

 

Thur., Feb. 6, 2020: Videos due to Mark Johnson by 6:00 p.m.

 

Sat., Feb. 8, 2020 Houstonfest !

 

Fri., Feb. 14, 2020 State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. in order to qualify for early-bird price of $10 per student.  Online registrations submitted after this point incur the regular registration fee of $12 per student. Also, deadline to apply for the Mary El-Beheri Memorial Scholarship.

 

Fri., Feb. 21, 2020 State online registration due by 11:59 p.m. (regular deadline). Also, postmark deadline for State payment, regardless of whether you completed your online registration by the early-bird or the regular deadline. Also, deadline to submit entries for promotional video contest to State director Jennifer Christianson.

 

Sat., Feb. 29, 2020:  Leap into the Texas State German Contest !

 

Sat., Mar. 7, 2020 Houstonfest Scholarship applications due.

 

Fri., Mar. 13, 2020:  Gail Cope Scholarship applications due.

 

Thur., April 30, 2020:  Gail Cope Spring Teacher Grant applications due.

 

Sun., Nov. 15, 2020:  Gail Cope Fall Teacher Grant applications due.

Lunch Options at Houstonfest

 

The Sauer Kraut Food Truck (German food), the Berlin Food Factory (German food), and the Kabob Cafe on Wheels (Persian/Mediterranean food) are confirmed for Houstonfest 2020Heights High School will also have a concession stand, and one or more schools will be selling Toblerone and Haribo candy that were left over from Deutscher Samstag ($1 per item).

 

Sauerkraut Food Truck Menu

 

Berlin Food Factory Menu (cash and credit cards)

 

Kabob Cafe on Wheels Menu

 

Heights Concession Stand (cash only!):  $7 for barbecue sandwich + chips + drink

(chips and drinks also sold separately)

 

When is the next Houstonfest?

 

Saturday,

February 6, 2021

 

Where is Houstonfest?

 

Heights High School

413 E. 13th Street

Houston, TX 77008

 

Link to Texas State German Contest

 

Texas State German Contest on Facebook