Great safe play areas!

This is our outdoor courtyard play area. The children love it!

The outdoors is more than the playground or field on which children burn energy or release steam during recess, as was thought in the 19th century. Educational research overwhelmingly shows that outdoor play during the school day is more than just an exercise opportunity for children. As authors Burriss and Boyd point out in their book, Outdoor Learning and Play, outdoor play has great potential for physical, social, emotional, and intellectual learning for school-age children.

German International School Chicago provides an outdoor environment which is always a safe place for children to socialize, express ideas, and solve problems.

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Holiday events provide ways to connect with other families and the community.

German International School Chicago provides opportunities for students and families to participate in events outside of the school day. Our annual Laternenfest in November, Weihnachtsfeier in December, and Gala in … read more

GISC students enjoy field trips as well as special presentations by distinguished visitors.

GISC students haven taken field trips to the Field Museum, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Grimm Fairy Tale World special exhibition at the DANK-HAUS, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Morton … read more

Aqua Agents at GISC

We are excited to announce that German International School Chicago 3rd and 4th graders are participating in the project “Aqua-Agenten in Chicago”, a science project developed by the Michael Otto read more