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Invitation to the First Day of School for First-graders


to celebrate the First Day of School

for our First Graders


on August 25, 2014

at 9:00 am

Dear Parents,

We cordially invite you to celebrate your child’s First Day of School on August 25, 2014 in front of the Elementary School of the German School. The celebration will start at 9:00 am and will last for about 45 minutes. In case of rain the event will take place in the main school’s auditorium.

Afterwards, the homeroom teachers will lead their students to their classrooms and hold their “first lesson”. Meanwhile we will offer coffee and cookies for the parents in the cafeteria. Parents will be asked to enter their child’s name into the provided bus list. You can also drop off your child’s schoolbooks, so that her/his backpack is not too heavy to carry. Please write your child’s name in the books and store all in a stable bag (please add her/his name onto the bag). Your child can leave the pencil case in her/his backpack. We will take the bags into your child’s classroom.

After the first lesson we will take a class picture at 10:45 am in the recess area.

At 11:00 am the First Day of School will be over for our new first graders.

We are all looking forward to this special day!


Monika Rodrigues
Elementary School Principal 

Jasmin Kapustin   
Homeroom Teacher 1a                

Ute Aminzadeh
Homeroom Teacher 1b


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