Preschool-12 Dual Language Education in
Two Locations in the Bay Area

Sharks German Night 2021


GISSV is spearheading this fun virtual event to celebrate German Heritage in the Bay Area and the connection to the San Jose Sharks!

Friday, March 5, 2021  (5 pm - 6:30 pm)

We have a fantastic panel of special guests lined up for you! And who better to guide us and the panel as our special Moderator for the evening than our very own Susan Malone!

Special Guests:

Jonathan Becher 
Sharks President
& former
SAP Executive

Hans-Ulrich Südbeck
Consul General,
San Francisco

Frank Marx
German Writer/Producer/
Actor & Tour Guide


Event Features

  • San Jose Sharkie Mascot
  • Hockey video greetings from Germany
  • Shark players trying to speak German & GISSV students lending a helping hand
  • Autographed raffle prizes & more
  • Q&A session


Susan Malone 
GISSV Teacher,
and dedicated San Jose Sharks’ fan!

Speisen & Getränke:

Pre-Order Food and Drinks for pick up from our German restaurant partners for the full German experience and support our local small businesses! 


German Heritage Night with our 
authentic German food & beers.

Ein Prost
für die Sharks

"Get sausages, roast chicken, LOTS OF BEER,
and everything else to make you feel like you're
at partying Oktoberfest
(without all the messy travel..)."



Bis bald! See you soon!


Ticket includes:

  • Free Ticket for a future in-person game + special event Sharks Beanie!

  • Virtual German Heritage Night on March 5 

  • Chance to win autographed prizes!

If you have not received
your Zoom Link
on March 5 by 3 pm,
please contact
Nic Picerno


Invite Your Friends!

This is a public event for anyone in the Bay Area!

Please share:

Vegas Golden Knights
vs SJ Sharks

Tune in to watch
the Sharks play live
at 7:30 pm!

(via local broadcast
NBC Sports Bay Area /

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