Plan B

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2018:
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.

Regional Network Conference in the North American Region

Dear School Community,

As many of you know our DSW in Potomac is one of over 140 German Schools Abroad. These are lead by the Central Agency for German Schools Abroad (Zentralstelle für das Auslandsschulwesen – ZfA) and are divided into 16 regions. The U.S. and Canada constitute the North American Region - Region 1. Over the past weeks, there have been networking conferences in each of these regions. The goal of these events was to strengthen the bond of Board, Head of School, and Business Manager for them to jointly work toward a common goal. Therefore, representatives of all German Schools in the North American region gathered:

  • Alexander von Humboldt German International School Montreal
  • German International School Boston
  • German International School New York
  • German International School Portland
  • German International School Silicon Valley
  • German International School Toronto
  • German School Washington D.C.

It was a successful event here at our school. The participants engaged in a rewarding dialogue and will continue this process in the future.  

Related Link: http://www.bva.bund.de/SharedDocs/Kurzmeldungen/DE/ZfA/Aktuelles/2016/161125_Regionale_Netzwerktagungen.html?nn=4500658

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