News & Events

Below you will find the latest announcements, pictures and information about current and upcoming school events as well as relevant articles about our school that have appeared in newspapers and other media.

Latest GISS News

Friday, 17 Apr 2020

SBS Interview: Digitaler Unterricht - In der Ruhe liegt die Kraft

GISS Principal, Dr Lorenz Metzger, was interviewed by Trudi Latour from SBS German about our approach to off-campus learning. Click here to listen to the Interview in German.
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Tuesday, 14 Apr 2020

Sustainability in my Backyard Challenge

We would like to announce a NEW sustainability initiative for the whole GISS community – students, teachers, families and more. This focus reflects our commitment to become a more sustainable school and to do our bit to help save the planet.  Thanks (for nothing!) to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will...
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Wednesday, 08 Apr 2020

Virtual Art Exhibition

Dear parents and school community, We were very much looking forward to inviting you to view our wonderful GISS artworks when you came to the parent/teachers evenings this year. Unfortunately, our K-10 art exhibition has unavoidably become a virtual exhibition now. Whilst it is always much better to see the real thing and view art...
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Thursday, 02 Apr 2020

Video Message from GISS Principal

After starting our off-campus learning we wanted to share this video message from our GISS Principal, Lorenz Metzger, with our community.
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Monday, 30 Mar 2020

GISS Swimming Carnivals 2020

Our annual GISS swimming carnivals took place during February and early March and were a great success despite the weather not always being kind to us.  The students had a wonderful time cheering on participants from their Houses, and enthusiastically gained victory points in the pool as well as in...
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Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

​Living history

Our Year 11 and 12 Students had a special history lesson last week with the visit of contemporary witness of Divided Germany Peter Keup, a former citizen of the GDR who failed his attempted escape to the ‘west’. Born in 1958, Mr Keup worked as a successful ballroom dancer and...
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Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020

New PRC Executives elected

At the last PRC meeting on Tuesday, 3rd of March, the new Executives of the Parents Representative Council (PRC) were elected: Chairperson: Anne Lessle Deputy Chairperson: Julia Erben Treasurer: Mathias Boehme Secretary: Chris Nitzsche Deputy Secretary: Bryn Jeffries Congratulations to all and thank you for your commitment and taking over those important roles! ...
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Monday, 02 Mar 2020

Vice-President of the German Federal Parliament, Wolfgang Kubicki, visits GISS

Vice-President of the German Federal Parliament, Wolfgang Kubicki, and German Consul-General Peter Silberberg, visited GISS today. After a tour of our GISS campus Mr. Kubicki engaged in a discussion with our students from Years 9, 10, 11 & 12 who asked many burning questions. The topics ranged from Climate Change...
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Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

MMUN – Montessori Model United Nations

Dear GISS community, we would like to introduce the new team of students which will participate in the MMUN Conference in March 2020 in NYC. After a successful start with our first team in March 2019 these interested and committed students are in preparation for the conference which is structured...
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