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Fasching Photos!

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


February 5, 2013 by  
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A German Carneval Celebration from 10:30 am to 1 pm ST. Matthew’s Lutheran Church 3281- 16th Street / Dolores Dress up in your favorite costumes and join us for this children’s celebration of dance, music, games and art projects conducted in German.

Adventsfeier Fotos

January 25, 2013 by  
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Take a peek at our Adventsfeier celebration from December 2012. Many thanks to Simone for sharing her pictures with us!

Adventsfeier Saturday 12/15

December 5, 2012 by  
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Adventsfeier Saturday, December 15, 2012 at 1:00 pm Mercy High School, Rist Hall (1st floor) Potluck from 12:00 to 1:00 pm Note: School will end at Noon for all classes! All students will participate in this traditional Holiday performance by reciting poems, performing skits and singing holiday songs. Please join us for a potluck between […]

Photos from our recent events!

December 1, 2012 by  
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Take a peek at photo albums from our in school celebration of Halloween and our community event, Laternenfest from earlier this Fall. Laternenfest 2012 Halloween 2012

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:

Laternenfest – St. Martin’s Day November 4th

October 23, 2012 by  
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The German School of San Francisco presents: Saint Martin’s Day Celebration Sunday, November 4th @ 6 p.m. West Portal Playground 131 Lenox Way between West Portal Station and Taraval St. Suggested Donation: $5 adults, $2 children Join us for a century-old German tradition of songs and brightly-colored lanterns in remembrance of Saint Martin.  We’ll meet at […]

Oktoberfest a big success!

October 9, 2012 by  
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A big shout out to all the German School families who came out to the Oktoberfest yesterday! We had the best response yet from the Oktoberfest community. There were so many (non-GSSF) children and families on the dance floor and our songs were a great success! We may keep the 1:30pm time slot in the […]

School starts September 8th, 2012

August 25, 2012 by  
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We are looking forward to welcoming you (back) at school on September 8, 2012. Enrollment starts at 9:15 am. This year, we are very fortunate to add 30 minutes of instructional time to our level 1-5 classes. Please note our new school hours: Parent-Child-Groups / Kindergarten class: 9:30-12:00 Level 1 though Level 5: 9:30-12:30. Adult classes: 9:30-11 […]

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. […]

Adventsfeier December 2011

February 7, 2012 by  
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On Saturday December 17th we had a great Adventsfeier. All students performed their poems, skits, and sang holiday songs.  Nikolaus visited us and it was a lot of fun. Stollen and Christmas sweets decorated the tables and a delicious potluck was shared through the help all of the parents. A special thank you goes out […]

Schneewochenende January 2012

February 6, 2012 by  
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With the passing of another January, we shared another great adventure in the mountains. Snow, or the lack thereof, presented different challenges with which to deal.  We were able to use the snow at the lifts because they were closed for public. Nature gave us the possibility to walk in bizarre areas, which was easy […]

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 […]

Schneewochende January 6th – 8th

Once again we invite all families and friends of the German schools in the Bay Area for our annual snow weekend excursion to Heidelmann Lodge in Lake Tahoe near Sugar Bowl. Together, children can discover the snow, go sledding on the nearby slopes, cross country ski, snowshoe or hike.   Families will arrive Friday evening.  Saturday morning we have breakfast together and then you are free to plan your day any way you see fit.  In recent years, dinner has consisted of self-made pizzas, which […]

Laternenfest a success!

November 22, 2011 by  
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On Sunday November 13th, many children, parents and friends of the German School of San Francisco jointly celebrated Laternenfest.  First, we gathered in front of Jackson playground recreation center to watch the children perform the play of St. Martin.  Then, with guitars in hand, and ornately decorated, handmade lanterns, we sang and paraded around the […]

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