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.

Parents’ Council Election

Dear School Community,

We would like to congratulate Karen Dietrich and Cordula Everett to the re-election to the chair positions of the Parents’ Council!

In addition, the following positions were filled as follows:

Treasurer: Dorie Mickler

Deputy Treasurer: Ilona Schmidt-Dellien

Recorder of Meeting Minutes: Emily Haeckel
Deputy Recorder of Meeting Minutes:

Miki Hanada

Speaker Elementary School: Alexandra Lopez-Casero

Deputy Speaker Elementary School: Nadia Fakhari


Speaker Preschool: Lucia Zegarra

Deputy Speaker Preschool: Surita Kaza

Nominating Committee:

Liane Lohde

Alexandra Weiler

Katharina Kopp

Election Committee:

Joseph Cunliffe

Jana Sedlmayer

Anne Loes

This school year, we will again jointly achieve a lot of good for our student body. We look forward to working with everyone!

Petra Palenzatis, OStD‘                  Monika Rodrigues                           Mojdeh Khojasteh

Head of School                                  Elementary School Principal        Preschool Principal

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