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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News Headlines
The Emperor's New Clothes
The Emperor's New Clothes - everything, but invisible...
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Twinderella
On Friday, June 06, some unusual guests could be seen at GISSV in Mountain View: Not only were there evil step mothers, but also fairy godmothers. The Elementary School's musical theater troup transformed our multi-purpose room into a land of fairy tales and wonders.

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International Food Day
Eating and learning about other countries - doesn't that sound good? The whole school, from kindergarten to grade 11, were united in this treat on June 06, at the International Food Day.

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Fieldtrip Week Elementary School
Last week was finally something other than school for the elementary school. From Tuesday the 27th to Friday the 29th of May, grades 3 and 4 went on their annual Field Trip Week, where classes traditionally travel somewhere with their teacher and classmates.

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Congratulations & Goodbye Class of 2014
It's that time of the year again!
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Upcoming Events
Summer Break (Camps in Berkeley and San Francisco will take place)
6/22/2014
   to 8/15/2014

Meet & Greet (Berkeley Campus)
8/16/2014
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
New and returning GISSV families will have the chance to meet our teachers and staff, the Parent Association, and our Board members. 

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First Day of School & School Entry Ceremony for Grades K & 1 (Mountain View)
8/18/2014
Location: Mountain View, Easy St. Campus
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The GISSV Song
GISSV Song