Friday, January 19th, 2018

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 […]

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 […]

Adventsfeier Saturday December 17th, 2011

On Saturday December 17th we will be having our annual Adventsfeier in the Rist Hall at Mercy High School. All students will participate in this traditional Holiday performance by reciting poems, performing skits and singing holiday songs.  Nikolaus will visit us and bring goodies for the children and Stollen and coffee will be served. Please bring […]

Laternenfest November 13th 2011

October 26, 2011 by  
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On Sunday, November 13th, we invite all members and friends of the school to join us for our traditional LATERNENFEST  in celebration of  St Martin’s Day. Bring your lanterns and sing the traditional LATERNENFEST songs we practiced at school while we stroll the streets of San Francisco.  Refreshments will be served. Suggested donation: $5/adults and […]

Fasching Photos!

February 12, 2011 by  
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Follow this link to view the photos from the 2011 Fasching at St Martin’s Lutheran Church in San Francisco. 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. Carnival is celebrated in many parts of the […]

Fasching

January 29, 2011 by  
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All students are invited to dress up in their costumes and to join us for this children’s celebration of dance, music, games and art-projects conducted in German. Parents, please drop your child/ren off at the above location. Mercy will be closed on this day, February 5. The German School is providing a brunch for all children. February 5 from […]

Schneewochenende

At the weekend, we enjoyed our annual trip to the Heidelmann Lodge near Lake Tahoe for the snow weekend. Some skied, some sledded, some snowshoed and others just kicked backed and enjoyed the view, the food and the company. See the pictures below.

Adventsfeier

January 11, 2011 by  
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On Saturday December 18th we celebrated Advent in Rist Hall at Mercy High School. Each class performed skits and holiday songs, we shared a pot luck of traditional and not so traditional german foods and of course St Nikolaus arrived and distributed presents!

Adventsfeier – Saturday December 18th

December 11, 2010 by  
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On Saturday December 18th we will be having our annual Adventsfeier in the Rist hall at Mercy High School. All students will participate in this traditional Holiday performance by reciting poems, performing skits and singing holiday songs.  Nikolaus will visit us and bring goodies for the children and Stollen and coffee will be served. Please bring […]

Laternenfest – Saint Martin’s Day

November 7, 2010 by  
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On Sunday November 7th parents, children and teachers of the German School of San Francisco attended the traditional Laternenfest in celebration of  St Martin’s Day. Despite the inclement weather, the traditional Laternenfest songs were sung and the school strolled through the neighborhood around the West Portal Playground.

Annual Graduation Party

Saturday, May 22nd was our annual graduation party including performances by all the graduating classes and a pot luck lunch. For more picture follow the link.

Field Trip to Crissy Field

April 11, 2010 by  
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Here’s a few pictures from our recent field trip to Crissy Field.

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