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

School-wide GISSV Sommerfest 2022


We’re excited to invite the entire GISSV community from
Mountain View and San Francisco
to our GISSV Sommerfest on Friday, June 17 from 4pm to 9pm
at the GISSV Mountain View Campus.

This is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate together with all of our families. 



4:00 pm   Welcome to Sommerfest
4:30 pm   Greeting from School Leadership
4:50 pm   International Food Opens
5:00 pm   Stage Performances Kibili, Elementary, Middle School
6:30 pm   LIVE Auction
8:00 pm   Dance DJ'ed by High School
9:00 pm   Goodbye


The GISSV Sommerfest activities will include:

Food and Refreshments

GISSV will cater German style bratwurst, traditional style Mexican street tacos, and for our vegetarians savory falafels.

In addition, we would love to display the cultural diversity that exists within the GISSV community. Parents are invited to bring international foods to share, whether it’s savory, sweet, vegetarian, etc. Please sign up on ParentBooker. (This will count towards your volunteer requirement.)

Music, Art, and Performances

Student Performances:
Our Kibili, Elementary and Middle School students from both campuses have put together an adorable and exciting program. 

Student Art:
Come and see a selection of what students have been working on during the school year: Sneak by the art exhibition created by Middle and High School students from MV and SF.

Starting at 8pm, DJ'ed by High School students.


We are happy to announce that Rachel Britten, auctioneer from KLM Auctions, runs our first live school auction in three years!  Rachel has been at our last two virtual auctions and at our live auction in 2019.


2:30pm leaving SF Campus to MV | 8:15pm leave MV to return to SF
We have secured a 56 passenger bus to leave the San Francisco Campus on Friday, June 17 at 2:30pm and will then leave the Mountain View Campus at 8:15pm (to allow for auction checkout items). 

Sign up: Please fill in this form to reserve your seat(s) on the bus. Seats will be awarded on a first come first serve basis. 


Parking on the Mountain View Campus might be difficult, but there are ample spaces on the side streets.
Please consider carpooling or public transportation.


Your Sommerfest Team
Anja, Darlene, Jerome, and Mike

P.S. Please remember we strive to reduce our use of disposable items, in order to promote sustainable and eco-friendly practices on campus. Please bring your own napkins, cups, plates, and utensils. 



All Guests

We ask everyone 
to test at home before the event
and encourage masks (subject to change protocol
should the situation require it) 

There will be
no child care so parents
will be responsible
for their children. 

Embrace our eco-friendly status,
please bring your
own cups, plates and utensils



Volunteers Needed!

We are still looking
for volunteers to help
create a memorable
2022 Sommerfest event.
Please sign up
on ParentBooker


Silent & Live Auction

The GISSV Online Auction takes place from June 12 -17 with a LIVE (in person) auction event at the Sommerfest (start 6:30pm).

Auction Catalog
Proceeds from this year's auction will benefit needed campus improvements in Mountain View and San Francisco.

Please see the dedicated email  from June 9 including information on how to register for the auction.

If you have an item to donate for the catalog, or have questions, please contact:

Your Auction Team
Supriya, Sandra, and Mike

Four beautiful handmade wreaths made from paper flowers made by each student/staff member from MV and SF will be featured in the Live Auction!