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Greek Language School Registration has Begun!   

The Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church is offering Greek Afternoon classes for children and adults starting at the age of 4. Registrations are being accepted for classes. All children, regardless of their exposure to the language, are welcome. The tuition for Parish stewards is $350 for the first child and $300 for each additional child. Non-stewards tuition is $550 for each child; include an additional $ 50 Book fee if child does NOT have the books from the previous year. Please email the Greek School Director, Vasilia Ravaris, with any questions; vasilia@live.com .


Checks and registration forms can be mailed to the church; Attention: Vasilia Ravaris, Greek School Director or given to her or to a parish council member directly on Sundays. There is also an envelope marked Completed Forms which is on the Greek School Board where Fellowship Hour is held. The Greek Orthodox Parish also encourages adults who want to learn Greek or want to refresh their knowledge of the language to enroll in the Adult Language class.

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Welcome Letter 

2017 - 2018  Registration Form 

Greek School Policies and Procedures

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Ellinomatheia is available for those students who wish to prepare for the examaniation for the Certificate of Attainment in Greek. Students who obtain the Ellinomatheia Certification are recognized worldwide for their greek language qualifications, which can be used for University credits. Classes are offered once weekly, $500 per student.

About the Greek School Teachers

The Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church is very fortunate to have secured two experienced and talented Greek Language school teachers for these classes.  They are:

  • Athanasia Dacey is fluent in three languages, Greek, English and Arabic. She has graduated from a private high school where all the subjects were taught in Greek. She was valedictorian among her graduating class and a recipient of 2 full academic scholarships for her undergraduate and graduate studies in the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, the school of Pharmacy. She studied further and completed Clinical Studies in the United States. Along with her expertise in human medicine, she studied, practiced and earned certificates in teaching the Greek language as a second language. She has worked 10 years for St. Sophia's Cathedral Greek schools, she has been working for 19 years for the Greek School of Gennisi, Manassas, Virginia and since 2007 she has taught the Greek language at Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church. In 2016 she was blessed with the opportunity to direct the program of Ellinomatheia at our church and teach the class. She has been preparing students for the 6 different levels of Ellinomatheia for at least 14 years. For more information about the class of Ellinomatheia that meets once a week at our church, please, contact Athanasia at: 571-261-2297, or 571-359-0249, or e-mail to: sdacey@comcast.net.    
  • Vasilia Ravaris was born and raised in Greece before moving to New York. Greek is her 1st language. She attended Greek School at St. Nicholas in Flushing, NY and graduated with honors. Vasilia graduated from Wood College in New York with a 4.0 GPA in Business. In addition, she has certificates in Child Psychology and in Accounting as well as a certificate to teach English as a 2nd language from Michigan University. She worked for a total of 15 years for CitiGroup; 8 years in New York City as a Finance Manager and an additional 7 in Boston with Brokers. She volunteered at St. Basil Academy in Upstate New York. She has taught Catechetical school at St. Nicholas, NY, at Holy Trinity in MA and currently at our Parish. She currently teaches and tutors Greek in private lessons.