News in our Community

Opening Ceremony: German School Brooklyn

Mon September 29th, 2014 by Gabi

On Monday, September 22nd, the German School Brooklyn held their official Opening Ceremony with students, parents, and officials in attendants. After several short speeches and heart-warming performances by the students the Consul General of New York, Ms. Brita Wagener and the Head of Cultural Affairs, Mr. Jakob von Wagner handed out the traditional German “Schultuete” . Read more in the official report of the German Consulate.

Frau Wagener & Herr von Wagner

Germans in US needed for paid research study

Thu September 25th, 2014 by Gabi
MIKADO marketing and Advertising company is looking for focus groups/online surveys participants for a market research project on “German Consumers” in the US. Participants need to fulfill the following criteria:
- Born in Germany
- Resides in the US not more than 8 years
- Send money regularly back home to their country (Germany)

The objective of the study is to get to know the consumer habits of Germans living here and what money transfer companies they use. There is a focus group study as well as on-line or phone survey options. Participation is compensated.

German-American Friendship Month

Sat September 20th, 2014 by Gabi

Celebrate the special friendship month with a lot of great food, beer and wine, benefits, lectures, and of course the Steuben Parade on Fifth Avenue on September 20. There are some fun events for families as well!

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Mommy Mondays in Brooklyn

Sun September 14th, 2014 by Gabi

Mommy Mondays in Brooklyn is resuming this month. Usually it’s happening every 3rd Monday of the months that Moms from Brooklyn and beyond have a chance to get together for dinner, drinks and conversation. Did we mention drinks…?

This time we moved the date to Monday September 22nd!

Click here for more info and to RSVP.

Overview CityKinder German Meet, Mix & Mingle New York

New Job Listing: Krippenassistentin at Rella’s Spielhaus

Fri September 12th, 2014 by Gabi

Rella’s Spielhaus, Manhattan’s First German Language DayCare is looking for German speaking “Krippenassistentin” with experience in Early Childhood Education. Read more

Save-the-Date: Open House Events at German International School New York

Wed September 10th, 2014 by Gabi

German International School LogoThe newly renamed German International School New York in White Plains announced their Open House Events for the 2015/16 school year.

Friday, October 24th @ 9:30am
Friday, December 12th @ 9:30am

Manhattan Prospective Parent Night: Thursday, 11/13 @ 7:30pm (location TBD).

It’s a great opportunity to meet staff, teachers and talk to current parents and PA representatives.

Lieder & Geschichten Semester is starting today!

Tue September 9th, 2014 by Gabi

Lieder & Geschichten, the popular program created by Barbara Rellstab from Rella’s Spielhaus is starting today with the class for 3-5 year olds in the UWS.

Check out the additional classes on Wednesdays and Saturdays from infants and toddlers as well as a “Lesen & Schreiben” class for 6-9 year olds.


Kasperletheater & Free Trial Classes at Deutsches Haus NYU

Tue September 9th, 2014 by Gabi

Haus-Fest: Wednesday, September 10th, 4-6PM PM

Deutsches Haus at NYU opens its doors to celebrate its 37th year as New York’s leading German language school. Join our annual HAUS-FEST, and enjoy a traditional German Kasperltheater, free trial classes, and more….

Kasperltheater: Gefährliche Pilzsuppe

KasperletheaterThis time, Kasperl goes into the forest to collect mushrooms for his mushroom soup. Suddenly, the Räuber appears. Will Kasperl finish collecting mushrooms? Will he be able to make his soup and protect it from the thief?  Join us for our Kasperltheater and find out!

The Kasperltheater is part of our HAUS-FEST. Sign up for a children’s class during the event and get our new Deutsches Haus T-shirt for children!

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Free Trial: Musikalische Mäuse | Monday September 8th

Sat September 6th, 2014 by Gabi

Looking for a Music Class for your infant or toddler?

Join Gabriele Tranchina for a free trial class in Morningside Heights on Monday, September 8th at 11:30AM

For more info and to RSVP click here. 

Musikalische Mäuse Logo

Renaming Ceremony: German International School New York

Fri September 5th, 2014 by Gabi

German International School Logo

In a renaming ceremony held on Tuesday, September 2nd, Deutsche Schule New York (DSNY) officially changed its name to German International School New York (or G.I.S. for short).  This new name proudly recognizes the increasingly multinational and multicultural composition of its student body and reflects GIS’s goal of developing inquisitive, open-minded and socially aware global citizens.