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, Read more…

Lanternenfest

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 Read more…

Early Registration Discount

We hope that you and/or your children will return after the summer break! School is scheduled to start on September 10th. Attached please find our updated registration form for 2016-17. We have a added a Code of Conduct page for all students/parents to acknowledge. Please complete and print out the Read more…

Graduation Party

Dear Parents and Friends; Please join us for our annual Graduation Party on Saturday, MAY 14, 2016 from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 pm at Mercy High School’s Theater We are looking forward to watching our students recite poems, perform skits and sing songs. It is always the highlight of the Read more…

HERZLICHEN GLÜCKWUNSCH!

As we are getting the results from College Board, we have reason to celebrate! We extend hearty congratulations to our three students who took the very difficult German AP-test (Advanced Placement) this spring and passed with some of the highest marks (5/5, 5/5, and 4/5 respectively). The many years of Read more…

Fasching Photos!

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 Read more…

Fasching

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 Read more…

Adventsfeier

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!

Laternenfest – Saint Martin’s Day

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.