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.

Invitation to NEWBEES Breakfast on September 2nd, 2016

Dear School Community,

Especially at the beginning of a new school year, the NEWBEES would like to present our school community to our New Families. We want to make sure that the “New” Families and the “Old” Families get the chance to meet and to know each other. Thus, we organize the NEWBEES Breakfast @ School starting this fall.

We invite you to our

1st NEWBEES-Breakfast @ School on Friday, September 2nd, 2016

between 8:00 and 10:00 am In the Cafeteria

If you have time, please join us and

  • Enjoy a little breakfast
  • Get to know our school community
  • Meet new people
  • Learn more about our school life and the traditions at the DSW
  • Find answers to your questions
  • Sign up to join us at the NEWBEES-BREAKFAST @ HOME in the home of one of our school members on September 15, 2016 (if you are interested in this breakfast, you also can send us an email

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Warm regards,


Cordi Everett
Bahar Riahipour-Mantl
Kristen Gonzalez
Christine Jäger

Go back


The German International School Washington D.C. stays in touch with its alumni around the globe and is very proud of their achievements.

Are you an alum?


Founded in 1969 and run solely by parent volunteers, this group raises funds to benefit GISW.

Learn more about the Friends