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Happy Birthday, Frau Palenzatis!

With balloons, flowers, beautiful songs and lots of smiling faces, we gave our new Head of School, Petra Palenzatis a very fun birthday surprise party on Monday, Sept. 22, 2015. And surprised she was, when 600 voices (students, faculty and staff) sang “Happy Birthday” when she entered the decorated assembly hall!

In addition to the sweet and wonderful performances by our students from Preschool through grade 12, Representatives of the Parent Council, the Student Council, the Board of Directors, the Faculty, the GLC, and the Business Office congratulated her and wished her all the very best on her birthday and for many successful and happy years here in the U.S., which already kicked off to such a positive start.

To round up the festivities, everyone enjoyed birthday-brownie treats in the cafeteria.

It was a very fun way to start the week for all our students, faculty and staff. Happy Birthday, Frau Palenzatis!

Photos: Dr. Peter Dreher

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