Preschool-12 Bilingual Education in
Three Locations in the Bay Area

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The new school year is off to a fabulous start. For those of you who are returning, welcome back! For those of you who are new to the school this year, welcome!
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During the 2014/2015 field trip week, our students explored many exciting destinations near and far from home.
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We are extremely pleased to announce that our 12th grade successfully finished their dual diplomas, the German International Abitur (DIAP) and the California High School Diploma.
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The GISSV Middle School organized a dance event for both Mountain View and Berkeley students on the Mountain View campus.
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Last Thursday, May 14, our Mountain View and San Francisco campuses participated in the Bay Area's Bike to Work Day with a "Walk-or-Bike to School Day!"
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"You're out" – this is the title of Beate Dölling's most recent novel and the GISSV has had the chance to organize a reading with the open, easy-going, yet very interesting German author.
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The GISSV Advantage

Bilingual Benefits

Immersion in a second language equips children not only with an amazing capacity for language acquisition, but also a deep understanding of and appreciation for other cultures.

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International Excellence

Our dual-immersion program combines the best of German and American curricula and prepares our students to be global citizens.

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Our Community

GISSV is a collaborative, diverse, ambitious and supportive community and offers a wide range of vibrant activities and events to our students, parents and faculty & staff members throughout the year.

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