Plan B

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

  • The first two class periods are cancelled.
  • Classes begin at 9:55 am.
  • Morning bus pick-up times as well as a few bus stop locations are different today. Please refer to the Plan B bus route.
  • The afternoon buses leave the school at their regular times at 3:20 pm and 4:55 pm, however today they follow the Plan B bus route.
  • Extended Care will take place at the regularly scheduled time.
  • Evening classes and events take place as scheduled.
  • 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 B.

  • Die ersten beiden Unterrichtsstunden entfallen.
  • Der Unterricht beginnt um 9.55 Uhr.
  • Die morgendlichen Busfahrzeiten sowie manche Bushaltestellen sind heute anders. Beachten Sie bitte die Plan B-Busroute.
  • Die Schulbusse verlassen wie gewöhnlich nachmittags um 15.20 Uhr und um 16.55 Uhr die Schule, folgen aber heute der Plan B-Busroute.
  • Die Spätbetreuung findet zur normalen Zeit statt.
  • Abendkurse und Veranstaltungen finden planmäßig 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.

GER-Business Award 2016

It’s a good thing that the projects presented on February 17, 2016 are based on fictitious services and machines! Otherwise, members of the audience would certainly have ripped the products out of the hands of our skilled young entrepreneurs and they would now be the proud owners of a cereal bar machine. Or a rental rechargeable battery for a mobile telephone. Or an app you can use to find the right person for any task at hand.

After weeks of preparation, the 10th graders at the DSW presented their sales concepts to the public with such confidence and persuasion that some proud parents actually reached for their wallets when confronted with their children’s financing plan: “parents and friends will each lend us $20,000.“

At the end of the event, three groups rejoiced in their very real start-up capital:

Team 1: Momentum: Swantje E., Athena D., Erik G., Fabian B. ($1,000.00)
Team 2: CitySaver: Isabella Sh., Karenine L., Sarah T., Victoria Sch., Sophia Sch. ($700.00)
Team 3: Bariety: Benedict van St., Christophe D., Daniel V., Max O’N., Philip D.($300.00)

We would like to thank the members of the jury who judged our teams so professionally and also provided them with support and advice.

Special thanks goes to the Social Studies teacher of our 10th graders, Mr. Bohdan Zemek.

- Sabine Tscherner

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