Having Fun with Geometry
May 22, 2017
Our 3rd and 4th grade students practiced their reflection and radial symmetry findings on geometry boards.… read more
Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day
May 19, 2017
We would like to thank everyone who attended our Grandparents’ & Special Friends’ Day today! Our students loved being able… read more
Field Trip to the Black Ensemble Theater
May 18, 2017
Last week, the Black Ensemble Theater invited us – along with other neighborhood schools – to attend their play ‘Little… read more
Storytelling Website by Grades 5/6
May 12, 2017
Wir, die Klasse 5/6, von GISC haben eine Webseite erstellt, auf der ihr unsere Geschichten lesen könnt. Hier findet ihr… read more
New IB Unit on Cycles
May 8, 2017
Our preschool students are learning about cycles in our new IB unit and are exploring butterfly and ladybug cycles.… read more
My Fair Lady
May 8, 2017
Students in Grades 3-6 went to the Lyric Opera of Chicago for a musical performance of “My Fair Lady”. Certainly… read more
Earth Day Clean-Up at the Park
May 4, 2017
In celebration of Earth Day, our 1st and 2nd graders went on an adventure to Welles Park. Our mission was… read more
Thank You!
May 3, 2017
To all of our friends who supported our 7th Annual GISC Spring Gala on Saturday, THANK YOU! Your dedication… read more
Our Gala Is Tomorrow!
April 28, 2017
All of our student paintings for the Gala are officially live on our Silent Auction page, http://GISC2017.gesture.com! If you… read more
Alderman Waguespack’s Visit to GISC
April 21, 2017
Alderman Waguespack visited Grades 5-6 for a discussion about the political structure in Chicago this morning. Students had researched different… read more
Artwork for the Spring Gala’s Silent Auction
April 11, 2017
We hope our students are resting up this Spring Break as they have been hard at work getting their paintings… read more
Easter Gifts from the Parent Organization
April 7, 2017
Thanks to the Parent Organization for this year’s Easter gifts! Our Treff Schmetterlinge preschoolers already made use of theirs by… read more
Kindness Week at GISC
April 7, 2017
During Kindness Week, our 1st and 2nd graders spread kindness and filled each other’s buckets with compliments and… read more
Win Tickets for Hamilton and a Meet-and-Greet with Joseph Morales
April 6, 2017
We are so excited to announce our first live item for GISC’s 7th Annual Spring Gala’s Silent Auction: two Orchestra… read more
‘Aqua-Agenten’ (Aqua Agents) at GISC
April 5, 2017
In cooperation with the Goethe-Institut Chicago (LINK: http://goethe.de/chicago), our 3rd and 4th graders went on the “Mission Aqua”. They… read more
French Teacher (part-time)
Position Title: French Teacher Immediate Supervisor: School Director Location: German International School Chicago, 1447 W Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL 60613read more
‘Karate Kids’ Receive New Belt
Our ‘karate kids’ tested for a new belt during the extracurricular program today. We’re happy to report that all students… read more
Parent Organization Christmas Gift – Settlers of Catan
Treff 5/6 is enjoying the Christmas gift from the Parent Organization immensely. Settlers of Catan has been their favorite game… read more
GISC Named One of the Best Preschools in Chicago!
GISC Named One of the Best Preschools in Chicago! We are honored to be chosen as one of the Top… read more
2017 7th Annual Spring Gala
Every year, the Spring Gala brings together families, friends, local and international businesses, as well as German, Austrian, and Swiss… read more
Laternenfest 2016
Thank you for those that attended and sponsored our event. It was a great success because of you. Please visit… read more
GISC’s curriculum is inquiry- and theme-based, grounded in Montessori methodology and guided by the demanding standards of the International Baccalaureate Program.
  GISC’s curriculum encourages self-motivation and independence, develops self-confidence and promotes self-discovery. Students learn in a supportive and individualized learning… read more
Book Donation from the ZfA

As in prior years, GISC again received books for elementary school students from the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (… 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 read more
GISC students enjoy learning in a variety of ways, using hands-on materials.
At GISC, teaching teams are formed to represent strength in various subject areas, i.e., Language Arts in German and English,… read more
Great teachers, aides, and classrooms make for wonderful experiences.
The Preschool/Kindergarten classes are multi-age groups of 3- to 5-year olds. Each class is staffed by a head-teacher and one… 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… read more
We learn to be responsible global citizens
German International School Chicago (GISC) is an independent, not-for-profit, dual-language school with the curriculum mainly taught in German and with… read more
Great safe play areas!
This is our outdoor courtyard play area. The children love it! The outdoors is more than the playground or field… read more
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… read more
Our spirit and roots in the community run deep.
Marching in the Von Steuben Parade was great fun for all. German International School Chicago participates in the Annual Von read more
Dual language instruction gives children a great advantage
We make learning fun and challenging! Growing up bilingually is not just about mastering two languages. Modern research has found read more