GISC Important Dates



10 – Staff Development Day (No School)

13 – Columbus Day (No School)

15-17 – Parent/Teacher Conferences



26-28 – Thanksgiving Vacation (No School)


5 – St. Nicholas Day/Nikolaustag

22 - Jan 2 – Christmas Vacation (No School)


Laternenfest volunteers.

Volunteers help with check-in at GISC’s Laternenfest at the DANK Haus.

German International School Chicago welcomes volunteers to support us with various tasks, such as special events, fundraising, mailings, etc. If you would like to help, as well as practice your German in a friendly, multicultural environment, please contact us at

You can also support German International School Chicago directly with a donation through PayPal:

...Or please call the school directly at 773-880-8812.