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First Annual Family Oktoberfest

Dear Families, Friends, and Supporters of the German School Brooklyn, You are cordially invited to the First Annual Family Oktoberfest, an entertaining, fun-filled afternoon for all ages. Quench your thirst with authentic Oktoberfest beer and enjoy goodies from our Brooklyn-based food sponsors including Starwurst Bratwurst and Pelzer’s Pretzels. We’re putting together a lineup of great music featuring Niko and Moona Luna, an unbelievable […]

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Ulla Schmidt, Vice-President of the German Bundestag, and Michelle Müntefering, member of the German Bundestag, visit a kindergarten class at German School Brooklyn in New York, U.S., on Friday, June 5, 2015.  Photographer: Michael Nagle

Bundestag at German School Brooklyn

Although German School Brooklyn just finished their first year in operation the school was already honored by a visit of the Vice President of the German Bundestag, Ulla Schmidt, and her delegation. Ms. Kathrin Nagle, head and founder of the school, led the visitors through the classrooms of the first, second, and kindergarten classes. The school was established in September […]

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“Mini-Olympics” Sports Day

We are looking forward to our “Mini-Olympics” Sports Day on June 16th. From 9am-noon, we’ll enjoy fun games and challenges in the park. Parents are welcome to help out.

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Children Around the World Project Week (May 2015)

May 4-8 is our Children Around the World project week! This year, we are focusing on Central and South America. We will read books, learn songs and dances, do crafts, and eat foods from this area of the world. Parents are welcome to join us for our presentation on Friday May 8th from 12-1pm.

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Field Trip to the Museum of Math (April 2015)

Dear Parents, Mark your calendars! On Thursday April 23rd the whole school will be taking a field trip to the Museum of Math (http://momath.org) at 11 East 26th Street in Manhattan. The children will have up to 2-hours of open exploration and a 1/2 hour lesson designed for K-2nd graders called ‘Shape Shifters’. Our reserved time is from 9:30am-12. Like […]

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Der Froschkönig (January 2015)

Join us for a wonderful play in German presented by the German School Brooklyn and the Galli Theater  “Der Froschkönig” Where: Ballsaal of Union Temple (3rd Floor), 17 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn When: Saturday, January 31st at 4.30pm You can purchase your tickets and find out more here. We are looking forward to seeing you!

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Field trip to the Guggenheim Museum (November 2014)

All GSB students went on their first field trip to Manhattan to see an exhibit at the Guggenheim Museum called ZERO.  The children got a special tour through the exhibit and were very excited and enjoyed looking and experiencing the artwork in a phenomenal building, the Guggenheim, or as one our our Kindergarten students called it, the “Kugelheim.”

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Laternenlauf Prospect Park (November 2014)

More and more families participate in the annual Lantern Walk in Prospect Park on November 15, 2014 . CityKinder’s St. Martin Lantern Walk is a long standing tradition in the German speaking community in Brooklyn, this year the event was also a fundraiser for the German School Brooklyn. We want to thank  all participating families for their spirit and donations. See you again […]

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German School Brooklyn Opening Ceremony

Open House (October 2014)

The German School Brooklyn is looking forward to meeting  you at one of our upcoming open houses at our beautiful location at Union Temple Brooklyn. Join us for our school tours in the morning on 10/24 and 10/28 as well information sessions in the evening on 10/19, 10/22 and 10/27. Please check our Open House page for dates and hours and please RSVP.

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Opening Ceremony (September 2014)

We celebrated our opening with a beautiful ceremony at the Union Temple Brooklyn on September 22nd. Guests included Bea Hanks and Rabbi Linda H. Goodman of the Union Temple, Brita Wagener (Consul General of Germany) , Jakob von Wagner (Head of Cultural Departement German Consulate General), Thomas Schneider (Head of Cultural Department Swiss Consulate General ), Thomas Schneider ( Head of Cultural […]

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