Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

Fasching is February 3, 2018

January 26, 2018 by  
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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 3, […]

Adventsfeier on December 16 2017

December 5, 2017 by  
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on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 10:30 am at Mercy High School Theater All students will participate in this traditional Holiday performance by reciting poems, performing skits and singing holiday songs. We will have our traditional potluck after the performances. Please bring a hearty dish to share. Stollen and coffee will be served. Nikolaus will […]

Snow Weekend January 5-7 2018

December 5, 2017 by  
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Dear members, parents, students, teachers, and friends, I’m excited to announce our 16th annual weekend in the snow! This one will take place from Friday January 5 until Sunday January 7, 2018. As always we’ll go sledding, build snow (wo)men and go for snow hikes. Here are some pictures from previous year: 2014 Photos 2012 […]

Laternenfest on Sunday, November 5

October 28, 2017 by  
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Join us on November 5th at 6pm for our annual Saint Martin’s Day Celebration. We’ll meet at Jackson Playground Clubhouse for a reenactment of the legend of Saint Martin. Afterwards we will stroll through the neighborhood with colorful lanterns that we made in class or brought from home. Along the way we will sing traditional […]

Come and celebrate Fasching!

January 25, 2017 by  
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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 to 1 […]

Adventsfeier on Saturday, December 17th

December 9, 2016 by  
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All students will participate in this traditional Holiday performance by reciting poems, performing skits and singing holiday songs. We will have our traditional potluck after the performances. Please bring a hearty dish to share. Stollen and coffee will be served. Nikolaus will visit us and bring goodies for the children. Admission: Adults $ 5.00. Children […]

Lanternenfest

November 13, 2016 by  
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Saint Martin’s Day Celebration Sunday, November 13 @ 6 p.m. at Jackson Playground Suggested donation: $8 adults, $4 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) […]

End-of-Year Teacher appreciation luncheon

May 16, 2016 by  
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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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