We are excited to start the school year using our new school name "GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL WASHINGTON D.C." - Please note that our URL has changed to: www.giswashington.org and update your bookmarks accordingly. Thank you!

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Friends of the German International School Washington D.C.

FROGS – Friends of the German International School Washington D.C.

The Friends of the German International School (FROGS) is a volunteer organization, started by interested parents in 1969, dedicated to:

  • Supporting and promoting the German International School Washington D.C.
  • Enriching the lives and experiences of our students and their families
  • Working together and having fun!

Our success depends on our members – on their personal efforts and commitment and on their financial support through membership dues and donations.

We are always looking for new members! Our goal is for every member of a German International School Washington D.C. organization to be a member of the Friends.

WHAT DO THE FRIENDS DO?

  • We organize
    - The Christmas Market (Weihnachtsmarkt) held at the School in December
    - Making and selling Advent Wreaths in November
    - Dance Classes for students starting in the 9th Grade
    - The Winter Ball, which caps the end of the dance classes
  • We run a volunteer handicraft organization the Arts & Crafts Group where everyone can make items to be sold at the Christmas Market.
  • We finance student programs and activities (K through 12) that cannot be funded from the GISW’s official budget.
  • We actively participate in Welcome Night and Open House events.
  • We promote the German International School Washington D.C. !

 

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

- Become a FRIENDS member or renew your membership today!
ANNUAL FAMILY DUES ARE STILL ONLY $30!
We offer a three-year membership for $90, as well as special VIP and Sponsor memberships.
> Friends Membership registration

> Join the Arts & Crafts Group!


Drop by at the Arts & Crafts Room next to the Aula on Tuesdays between 8:00am and 1:30pm. For the Christmas Market and Easter Market unique creative ideas are developed and implemented. No previous knowledge necessary - we find something for everyone - just stop by!

It is a great opportunity to socialize!

- Help out at the Christmas Market! A call for volunteers will appear in the Wednesday Newsletter (Mittwochspost)

- Help make Advent Wreaths – we’ll show you how it’s done! A call for volunteers will appear in the Wednesday Newsletter (Mittwochspost)

Thank you so much for your support !

Your

FRIENDS of the German International School Washington D.C.

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FRIENDS OF THE GERMAN INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL D.C.

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

Learn more about the Friends