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End-of-Year Teacher appreciation luncheon

May 16, 2016 by author  
Filed under Events, Past Events, Recent News

Please enjoy some photos from our annual end-of-year appreciation luncheon that was held at Brotzeit Lokal in Oakland yesterday.

Adventsfeier next Saturday, 12/19

We are looking forward to our traditional Holiday celebration on December 19. The Adventsfeier is a wonderful opportunity for our families to share some special time and for our students to perform for our community.
Here are the times for this year’s event:

9:30 am – 10:30 am:
Rehearsal in the classroom.
Please bring your child to school as usual.
10:30 am – noon:
Our students will [...]

St. Martin’s Day Celebration 11/8

Saint Martin’s Day Celebration, Festival of Lantern, on November 8, 2015Traditional German lantern parade, with singingThe German School of San Francisco invites you to join them for a Central European tradition that marks the onset of winter and reaffirms the need to care for one another during hard times.Bring your lanterns and sing along while we [...]

Oktoberfest Sunday 9/27

Like every year the German School of San Francisco will be performing songs at the Oktoberfest on Sunday, September 27. This year’s event will be held at Pier 48.

Children from all levels are invited to sing with us. Peter Buettner, our former president, will be leading the children with his guitar.

Your student’s participation at the Oktoberfest will benefit the school [...]

Fall Semester starts 9/12/15

Dear parents and school members,
The German School of San Francisco is currently on summer break.
The fall semester (2015/2016) starts on Saturday, September 12th, 2015.
Registration is now open!
Registration Fee: $50 per family (non-refundable)
Parent-Child: $800/year – $400/semester
Kindergarten: $1000/year – $500/semester
Levels 1 and up: $1050/year – $525/semester
Adults: $950/year – $475/semester
Adult Classes at the German [...]

GSSF Picnic May 3rd

We hope that you will join us for our annual German School of SF picnic and potluck in Frontierland, a beautiful park in Pacifica, on Sunday, May 3 at 11am. Since this is not a school day or a field trip but a parent-organized family event, we expect you to come with your children (instead [...]

Adventsfeier and Potluck this Saturday, 12/20

We are looking forward to our traditional Christmas celebration on December 20, from 1-3 pm. The Adventsfeier is a wonderful opportunity for our families to share some special time and for our students to perform for our community.
Please bring a thermos bottle to keep coffee warm while gathering around candles and enjoying your Christmas Stollen.

On December 20, we will again have our traditional potluck [...]

Come join us for Laternenfest this Sunday, 11/9

The GSSF in cooperation with UGASSF, presents:
Laternenfest
St. Martin’s Day Celebration
Sunday, November 9th, 2014
6pm @ Jackson Playground
Suggested donation:
$10 adults, $5 children, $20 family (up to 2 adults)
Join us for a century-old German tradition of songs and brightly-colored lanterns in remembrance of Saint Martin. We’ll meet at the Jackson Playground Clubhouse (1501 17th St, Cross Street Arkansas)
before [...]

Holiday Boutique: Photos

Many thanks to all community members for making our participation in the Mercy High Holiday Boutique a success!  Check out some photos from the event.

Dear GSSF Community,
Please join us for a cup of Gluehwein, German snacks and great items to purchase at Mercy High School’s annual Holiday Boutique this Saturday on November 23, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. [...]

Coming soon: Laternenfest 2013!

The German School of San Francisco, in cooperation with UGASSF, presents:
Saint Martin’s Day Celebration
Sunday, November 10 @ 6 p.m.
Jackson Playground
Suggested donation:
$8 adults, $4 children, $20 family of 4 and more
Join us for a century-old German tradition of songs and
brightly-colored lanterns in remembrance of Saint Martin.
We’ll meet at the Jackson Playground Clubhouse
(1501 17th St, Cross Street [...]

Abschlussfeier Photos

September 21, 2013 by German School Administrator  
Filed under Past Events, Recent News

Take a peek at these great photos, which capture the major events of our Abschlussfeier 2013.

Fasching Photos!

Enjoy photos from our Fasching celebration courtesy of Simone.
Open this post to see the slideshow!

Save the Date for Schneewochenende 2013

We have the dates for our Schneewochenende 2013 locked down. It will happen on the weekend January 11-13, 2013 at the wonderful Heidelmann Lodge. So please mark your calendars to reserve the date. More details will come around Thanksgiving. Pictures from Schneewochenende 2012 can be found here: http://www.germanschool.com/blog/?p=1276.

Fasching 2012

This week folks around the world celebrated the end of another Fasching season.  We wanted to take a moment to share some photos from our celebration back on Saturday February 6th. Friends and students of the German School gathered at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in the mission, where we danced, played, and shared a meal. [...]

Fasching February 4th, 2012

Come and celebrate Fasching!
Fasching, Fastnacht, Fasnet, Karneval–the names differ in the various regions of Germany, but they all mean the same thing: the “foolish” late-winter days, dedicated to merry-making and fun. Dress up in your costumes and join us for this children’s celebration of dance, music, games and art-projects conducted in German.
February 4, from 10:30 am [...]

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