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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Calling In Sick

If your child is feeling ill and has to miss school, please call one of these numbers:

Dial the main number 301.365.4400 and choose option 4 or call directly:

Preschool: 301.767.3837 - Preschool teachers

Elementary School (SEL – grade 4): 301.767.3841 -Mrs. Eberhard in the library of the Elementary School

Grades 5-12: 301.767.3828 - Mr. Thommes in the library of the main building

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