Plan A


Due to weather conditions, the German International School Washington D.C. is running on Plan A.

  • All classes are cancelled.
  • All evening events are cancelled.
  • The lunch menu of the cafeteria may change for the remainder of this week. You will see the current menu on our website once school reopens.


Wetterbedingt gilt an der German International School Washington D.C. Plan A.

  • Der Unterricht fällt heute vollständig aus.
  • Es finden keine Abendveranstaltungen statt.
  • Bei unvorhergesehenem Unterrichtsausfall ändert sich meistens der Speiseplan der Cafeteria für den Rest der Woche. Den aktuellen Speiseplan finden Sie auf unserer Website, wenn die Schule wieder geöffnet ist.

Food Donations for the Children's Inn at NIH - 2017

Dear Parents and Students of the Elementary School,

Our food drive for the Children’s Inn was another big success! Thanks to your generous donations we once again received a large quantity of food items. The students of grades 1-4 handed the food items from hand to hand in a long line that reached from the Elementary School library, across the courtyard, and all the way to the parking lot. At the end of the line the donations were put into large boxes and loaded into a truck. All participating students were very motivated and enthusiastic. It was a joy to see the students collaborating for such a great cause at the start of this holiday season.

The food items were received at the Children’s Inn with much appreciation and gratitude. The staff was impressed with the amount of items our students and parents had donated. The organization was also very thrilled with the „Happy Thanksgiving“ card that was prepared by our students with care and dedication.

A big thank-you to all the parents who donated countless food items and to all to teachers and students who contributed to this success! If you would like to further support the Children’s Inn, you can find a link to their Amazon wish list using the following link:

The items will be mailed directly to the Children’s Inn.

We hope that you also enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving celebration. On behalf of the Elementary School, I wish you all a wonderful holiday season!


Ulrike Schweitzer

Elementary School Counselor


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