GISC Important Dates


5 – St. Nicholas Day/Nikolaustag

22 - Jan 2 – Christmas Vacation (No School)


Dec 22 - Jan 2 – Christmas Vacation (No School)

19 – Martin Luther King Day (No School)



12 – Fasching Celebration

13 – Staff Development Day (No School)

16 – Presidents' Day (No School)

18-20 – Parent/Teacher Conferences


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.