GISC Important Dates

January 2017
3rd First Day of School in 2017
16th Martin Luther King Day

February 2017
17th Staff Development Day
20th Presidents' Day

March 2017
8th-10th Parent Teacher Conferences
17th Staff Development Day

April 2017
10th-17th Spring Break
29th Spring Gala

May 2017
19th Grandparents' Day
26th Staff Development Day
29th Memorial Day

31st Spring Concert & Art Show

June 2017
9th, 12th, 13th Parent Teacher Conferences
16th End-of-Year Picnic & Last Day of School

June 17th - August 21st Summer Break

August 2017
1st Swiss National Day
20th Welcome and Welcome Back to GISC Party

22nd First Day of School

*Red = No School


Open Houses 2017:
Day: Thursdays
10:00 am - 12:00 noon

January 5th and 19th 

February 2nd and 16th 

March 2nd, 16th, and 30th 


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.