Welcome by the Principal
Welcome to the German International School of Silicon Valley (GISSV),
a private school with three campuses in the San Francisco Bay Area that provides the highest quality bilingual education in German and English.

Our school community is proud to provide the only German/English language immersion program on the West Coast that offers preschool through high school bilingual education.

The GISSV provides an excellent educational curriculum that has been accredited by the German Government and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).

Our commitment is to ensure students reach their full academic potential in a nurturing environment that fosters critical and imaginative thinking, a passion for lifelong learning and an appreciation for cultural diversity.
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Graphite and Pencil
Drawing, comprehend and learn. That is what the students of 4th grade learned on March 20th in the Palo Alto Art Center.

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Walk-a-thon 2014
In the last two hours before the Spring Break, the students of GISSV ran laps to make money for their school - it was the Walk-a-thon, taking place on the 10th of April 2014.

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Listen to the Chirps...
Our biology project, which began on Tuesday, March 18th with putting sixty eggs into a heating cabinet, reached its highlight in the beginning of the week.

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Paul Maar's “Sams” at the GISSV
What does the “Sams“ from a famous children’s book written by Paul Maar have to do with Math at GISSV?
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On your marks… Get set… GO!
On the 6th of March 2014, we celebrated the school’s annual Sport’s Day. Elementary and middle school students had the chance to jump, throw and race against each other.

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Upcoming Events
Exkursionen der Klassen 1-4 / Field Trip Week Grades 1-4 (Mountain View)
5/27/2014
   to 5/30/2014

Rummage Sale at GISSV
5/30/2014
   to 6/1/2014
Location: Mountain View, Easy St. Campus

Exkursionen der Klassen 5-11 / Field Trips Grades 5-11 (Mountain View)
6/10/2014
   to 6/13/2014
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The GISSV Song
GISSV Song