Important update: As of June 2018, the German School Brooklyn has been accredited by the German government as the number 141st German School Abroad. School Founder Muriel Plag attended an official event at Germany’s capita; Berlin, where she and founder Kathrin Nagle were honored in a speech by German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas. GSB would like to thank Mister Wilhelm (Regionalbeauftragter […]
As the gala guests made their way toward the Red Hook water front on Monday evening, the sun started to set behind the Liberty Warehouse, drenching the terrace in beautiful orange light – welcoming well dressed party goers from all 5 boroughs, several countries and many different trades. Groups of chattering GSB affiliates gathered at the bar, buffet tables and […]
We are extending a very special invitation to you from Lina Tetriani, who is the artistic director for Brooklyn Opera Works (BOW). With the support of the German Consulate General, GSB is excited to be hosting an evening with “Glühwein” and classical music. Please find attached the official invitation and program. You may notice that one of the performers is […]
The third Annual Family Oktoberfest happened on an summery Sunday in late September. Families, friends and staff of the German school were climbing up the stairs to the grand ballroom at the Union Temple, where the festivities were held this year for the first time. A lot of Oktoberfest visitors were wearing traditional Bavarian “Trachten” (we saw a wide variety […]
This popular fundraising event is organized by GSB’s parent association and promises fun and entertainment for all ages. For the first time ever the event will take place at Union Temple’s great ballroom. Save the date and get ready for a day of music, food and a spectacular raffle to benefit the school.
On Tuesday September 5th 2017, GSB started a new school year for the fourth time in its existence. With 100 returning and 40 new students, it was a day full of hugs, excitement, laughter and some first day jitters for the youngest ones. The newcomers were greeted with the GSB’s traditional opening ceremony at the Union Temple’s ballroom, where they […]
For the second time parents, teachers, friends and supporters of the German School Brooklyn made their way to Red Hook/Brooklyn to celebrate the Annual Summer Gala at the spacious Liberty Warehouse which offers a spectacular view of Liberty Island. Special Guests included the German Consul General Brita Wagener as well as Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna. After a the […]
GSB students and families celebrated at the Union Temple’s Ballroom with music, dance, and theatrical performances to welcome winter and the upcoming holiday season. Almost 100 students were joined by family members and friends, as well as supporters of the school. Katja Wiesbrock-Donovan, Head of cultural and science affairs of the German consulate general spoke to the children and as […]