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Fasching (also known as Karneval) is a time of festivity and having fun. A time to laugh, be silly, and poke fun at politics, economics, and other regular rules. In Germany, particularly in the Rhineland area, the tradition can be traced to medieval times where many countries existed under harsh [...]



Want an opportunity to practice what you are learning in class? Come to Stammtisch! The event is free (unless you choose to eat or drink) and open to students and the public. Join us and bring your German-speaking friends, whatever level of German - from beginner to advanced. We meet [...]


Register now!

The Spring semester of German School started in January, but it's not too late to join! Registration is easy! For questions about registration, visiting and tours, and tuition, check out our enrollment page. As always, feel free to contact us if you have any questions or need assistance. We're happy [...]


No School Feb 15

There is no school on President's Day weekend, Saturday, February 15. Classes will resume as usual the following Saturday (February 22). We hope you enjoy your weekend off and we'll see you on the 22nd when we also celebrate Fasching!


Recycling Round-up!

Save your bottles and aluminum cans that are CRV eligible and bring them to the Santa Rosa campus on Feburary 1st! All funds are donated to the school. Bring your plastic bottles, glass bottles, and aluminium cans to the Santa Rosa campus for us to recycle. All proceeds go to [...]


Make Us Smile

Here are the 5 things that make us smile: Learn German Come to German School on Saturdays Do your homework Tell your teacher you appreciate them Support us if you shop on Amazon Go to smile.amazon.com and support the "German Language School of Marin".    


Winter Break

There will be no school on 12/21, 12/28, and 1/4. School is in recess for Winter Break. Enjoy your time off and keep up your German. Wir wünschen allen einen guten Rutsch ins Neue Jahr 2020. Download the school calendar as PDF.



Join us at both our campuses on Saturday, December 14 from 9:30-noon with your entire family for Winterfest! Our Winterfest will include arts and crafts projects, a cookie competition (we need your entries!), winter carnival games, a silent auction, and more. Our classes will also come together to delight you with some short songs and poems. And don’t [...]


School this Saturday, Nov 2

School will be in session this Saturday, November 2. After the long and stressful days of the recent fire, evacuations, and power outages, we are grateful to be able to resume class this Saturday, November 2 as usual. We are thankful for the firefighters and first responders who have have [...]


Laternenfest Nov 9!

We will celebrate St. Martin’s Day, a centuries-old German tradition with a lantern parade. Everyone is welcome, so bring friends and your lantern! The parade is free! Only $5 for hot chocolate and a Weckmann (jumbo breadman). Join us on Saturday, November 9, at 5:30pm in Novato or Santa Rosa. View [...]