School Dates

The online calendar page provides important dates of school events and upcoming activities. To navigate, select the desired month by clicking the left or right arrow below.

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  • Monday, Jan 8
    • until 16 Jan: DP Mock Exams
    Tuesday, Jan 9
    • DIS Board "Stammtisch" 7:00 PMFelix @ Lebendiges Haus
    Wednesday, Jan 10
    Wednesday, Jan 17
    Thursday, Jan 18
    • PTA Meeting - Topic: Work Life Balance 5:00 PMConference Room @ School Campus
    • Theater "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" Grade 9 7:00 PM@ School Campus

      Grade 9A and 9B

      Location: School Campus - Building B in the atrium

      Costs: 4 Euros Students, 7 Euros Adults

    Friday, Jan 19
    • until 20 Jan: GISST Swimming Tournament @ Frankfurt International School
    Monday, Jan 22
    • G18 Parent Coffee Morning 9:00 AM@ Preschool Campus
    Wednesday, Jan 24
    Friday, Jan 26
    • PYP Parent Coffee 8:00 AM@ School Campus
    Monday, Jan 29
    • Staff Inservice Day - No School! Please sign up for child care!
    Wednesday, Jan 31
  • Thursday, Feb 1
    • Grade 10 Theater Plays: "Arbeit Macht Frei", "The Disappeared", and "The Queens New Clothes" 7:00 PMTheaterhaus Rudi Dresden

      Grade 10 will be performing in Theaterhaus Rudi on Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2 evening. Enjoy three different plays on one night: "The Queen's New Clothes", Arbeit Macht Frei, "The Disappeared".

      The performance is at 7 pm and you are of course warmly invited. Tickets can be purchased online - Theaterhaus Rudi

    Friday, Feb 2
    • Grade 10 Theater Plays: "Arbeit Macht Frei", "The Disappeared", and "The Queens New Clothes" 7:00 PMTheaterhaus Rudi Dresden

      Grade 10 will be performing in Theaterhaus Rudi on Thursday, February 1 and Friday, February 2 evening. Enjoy three different plays on one night: "The Queen's New Clothes", Arbeit Macht Frei, "The Disappeared".

      The performance is at 7 pm and you are of course warmly invited. Tickets can be purchased online - Theaterhaus Rudi

    Tuesday, Feb 6
    • DIS Varsity Girls Swim Team @ Jugend trainiert für Olympia @ Dresden
    • Grade 10 DP Information Evening 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM@ School Campus - Cafeteria
    Wednesday, Feb 7
    • Open House School 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM@ School Campus

      Get to know us! Visit classes from Grades 1-12 and Kindergarten (Age 5/6), visit the campus, attend student-led tours through the buildings and talk to teachers, students and parents.

      9:30 - 11:30 & 13:00 - 16:30

    Saturday, Feb 10
    • Talaki - Come Together! 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM@ School Campus
    Monday, Feb 12
    • Winter Olympic Games Week in PYP PE @ School Campus
    Tuesday, Feb 13
    • PYP Fasching School Campus and Preschool
    Wednesday, Feb 14
    Thursday, Feb 15
    • Secondary Student-Led Portfolio Conferences @ School Campus
    Friday, Feb 16
    • Secondary Student-Led Portfolio Conferences @ School Campus
    Monday, Feb 19
    • Winter Break until February 25

      From February 19 until February 25, 2017

      Holiday Care will be offered. Preschool is open.

    Wednesday, Feb 28
  • Thursday, Mar 1
    • PTA Meeting - Topic: Music Program 5:00 PMConference Room @ School Campus
    Friday, Mar 2
    • "Abhängigkeit und ich" with Toximan (for Grades 9-11) 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM@ Sportshall

      The student company "YOU and I Verständnis" organizes this event for students grade 9-11. The artist Toximan is performing and discussing with our students about drug abuse and addiction.

    Thursday, Mar 15
    • GISST Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament @ Bavarian International School
    • Foerderverein - Annual General Meeting 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM@ School Campus
    Friday, Mar 16
    • GISST Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament @ Bavarian International School
    Saturday, Mar 17
    • GISST Varsity Boys Basketball Tournament @ Bavarian International School
    Monday, Mar 19
    • Circus Performance by K5 and Grade 6 4:00 PM to 6:00 PMSports Hall @ School Campus
    Wednesday, Mar 21
    • Literary Night 6:00 PM@ School Campus

      MYP and DP students and teachers organize this event. One night full of ballads, poems, short stories and much more. In English, German, Russian, Spanish and even Sindarin, the fictional language devised by Tolkien.

    Thursday, Mar 22
    • University Fair @ DIS 12:20 PM to 1:30 PM@ School Campus
    Friday, Mar 23
    • Vernissage of DP Visual Arts Exhibition 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM@ Albertinum

      Our Grade 12 Visual Arts students present their art works of the last two years (Diploma Programme). You are invited to join the vernissage on Friday, March 23. Or visit the exhibition on March 24 and March 25 during the official opening hours:

      https://www.skd.museum/en/besuch/albertinum/

    Monday, Mar 26
    • Easter Break

      From March 26 until April 8, 2018

  • Monday, Apr 9
    • MYP Interdisciplinary Project Week @ School Campus

      From April 9 until 13, 2018. For all 6th - 10th grade students. More information here


    Thursday, Apr 12
    Friday, Apr 20
    Thursday, Apr 26
    • 26-28 April - GISST Tennis Tournament @ Leipzig International School
    • ISTA Festival for PYP / MYP @ School Campus

      Our school is hosting the International Schools Theater Association Festival for Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 from April 26 until 29, 2018.

    Sunday, Apr 29
    • Final ISTA Performance (grades 4, 5, 6, 7) 11:00 AM@ School Campus
  • Tuesday, May 1
    • Labour Day (German Holiday) - No School @ Preschool and School Campus
    Wednesday, May 9
    • Grade 5 PYP Exhibition 4:00 PM@ School Campus
    Thursday, May 10
    • Ascension Day (German Holiday) - No School @ Preschool and School Campus

      German Holiday and Bridge Day: May 10 and 11, 2018

    Friday, May 11
    • Bridge Day (no school) for Primary and Secondary students! Regular school day @ Preschool Campus (G18)
    Monday, May 14
    • 14-17 May: Portfolio Conferences PK3/4 @ Preschool Campus

      From May 15 until 19, 2018. Only with appointment

    Tuesday, May 15
    • 14-17 May: Portfolio Conferences PK3/4 @ Preschool Campus
    • 15/16 May: K5 - Grade 4 Student-Led Conferences @ School Campus
    Wednesday, May 16
    • 14-17 May: Portfolio Conferences PK3/4 @ Preschool Campus
    • 15/16 May: K5 - Grade 4 Student-Led Conferences @ School Campus
    Thursday, May 17
    • 14-17 May: Portfolio Conferences PK3/4 @ Preschool Campus
    Monday, May 21
    • Whitsun (German Holiday) - No School @ Preschool and School Campus
    Tuesday, May 22
    • PTA cooking event 6:00 PMVolkshoschule @ Annenstrasse 10

      Only open registered participants.

    Saturday, May 26
    • Spring Festival "Flower Power" 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM@ School Campus
    Monday, May 28
    • G18 Parent Coffee Morning 9:00 AM@ Preschool Campus
    Thursday, May 31
    • Sports Banquet 6:00 PM to 8:00 PMCafeteria @ School Campus
  • Saturday, Jun 2
    • Graduation Ceremony 2:00 PM to 4:00 PMPlenarsaal @ City Hall Dresden
    Wednesday, Jun 6
    • Grade 4 Musical "The Wrong Way" 4:30 PM to 6:30 PMCafeteria @ School Campus

      To reserve your seat on your preferred night, please check out DIS News & Notes under Primary School section for the online form. Due to fire and safety regulations, there is limited seating, so get your tickets as soon as possible. You are welcome to invite friends and family to watch this fantastic show.

    Thursday, Jun 7
    • Grade 4 Musical "The Wrong Way" 5:30 PM to 7:30 PMCafeteria @ School Campus

      To reserve your seat on your preferred night, please check out DIS News & Notes under Primary School section for the online form. Due to fire and safety regulations, there is limited seating, so get your tickets as soon as possible. You are welcome to invite friends and family to watch this fantastic show.

    Thursday, Jun 14
    • PTA BBQ 7:00 PMSchool Campus
    Friday, Jun 15
    Monday, Jun 18
    • JTFO WK II Golf 9:30 AMGolfclub Chemnitz (Wasserschloßweg 1, 09123 Chemnitz)
    • Volunteer Appreciation 3:30 PMSchool Campus
    Thursday, Jun 21
    • G18 Sports Day @ Preschool Campus
    Friday, Jun 22
    • Last Day of School before Summer Break
    Monday, Jun 25
    • 25/06 - 14/08: Summer Break

      DIS is offering holiday care from June 25 until August 3 for students from PK3/4 (Preschool) until Grade 4 (Primary School). Please download registration form HERE and hand it into either of the school offices. Deadline for registration is June 1, 2018.

  • Sunday, Jul 1
    Monday, Jul 2
    • Summer Language Camp @ School Campus

      From July 2 until 6, 2018

    • Summer Language Camp 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMSchool Campus

      SLC for students aged 7 to 16 coming from Dresden.

    Tuesday, Jul 3
    • Summer Language Camp 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMSchool Campus

      SLC for students aged 7 to 16 coming from Dresden.

    Wednesday, Jul 4
    • Summer Language Camp 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMSchool Campus

      SLC for students aged 7 to 16 coming from Dresden.

    Thursday, Jul 5
    • Summer Language Camp 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMSchool Campus

      SLC for students aged 7 to 16 coming from Dresden.

    Friday, Jul 6
    • Summer Language Camp 9:00 AM to 4:00 PMSchool Campus

      SLC for students aged 7 to 16 coming from Dresden.

    Sunday, Jul 8
    Sunday, Jul 15
    Sunday, Jul 22
    Sunday, Jul 29
  • Saturday, Aug 11
    • Grade 1 Celebration 10:00 AMSports Hall @ School Campus

      Only for Grade 1 students and their families.

    • Meeting for "New to DIS" MYP & DP Students 10:30 AMFoyer Building A @ School Campus
    • Welcome Back Barbecue 11:00 AM to 1:30 PMSchool Campus
    Monday, Aug 13
    • 13/14 August: Meet & Greet Interview in EYP and PYP Preschool and School Campus
    Wednesday, Aug 15
    • K5, Grades 1-5 First Day of School 8:15 AM to 3:20 PM

      Morning Care (7:30 - 8:15) and After School Care (15:20 - 18:00) will be provided.

    • Grades 6-12 First Day of School 8:20 AM to 3:20 PMSchool Campus

      Grades 11 and 12 finish latest by 16:10.

    • Preschool First Day of School 8:45 AM to 3:15 PMPreschool Goetheallee 18

      Morning Care: 7:30 - 8:45

      After School Care: 15:15-18:00

    Friday, Aug 17
    • Grade 12 Team Building Dresdner Heide
    Tuesday, Aug 21
    • Secondary Activities Fair 8:40 AM to 9:25 AMSports Hall @ School Campus
    Wednesday, Aug 22
    • Grade 11 Team Building 12:00 PM to 4:00 PMWaldseilpark @ Bühlau
    Thursday, Aug 30
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    • PTA Welcome Back 5:00 PMSchool Campus
    Friday, Aug 31
    • G18 Welcome Picnic & BBQ 5:00 PM to 6:30 PMPreschool Campus @ Goetheallee 18
  • Monday, Sep 3
    • Parent Coffee Morning 8:45 AMPreschool Goetheallee 18
    Tuesday, Sep 4
    • PYP - Parent Information Evening 5:00 PM to 7:30 PMSchool Campus
    Thursday, Sep 6
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Sunday, Sep 9
    • 16th DIS Golftournament Golf Course Dresden-Ullersdorf
    Tuesday, Sep 11
    Thursday, Sep 13
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Friday, Sep 14
    • Strategic Planning Day School Campus
    Wednesday, Sep 19
    Thursday, Sep 20
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    • PTA Meeting - Elections 5:00 PM to 6:00 PMConference Room @ School Campus
    Sunday, Sep 23
    • 23-26 Sept: Golf Tournament - "Jugend trainiert für Olympia"
    Monday, Sep 24
    • 23-26 Sept: Golf Tournament - "Jugend trainiert für Olympia"
    Tuesday, Sep 25
    • 23-26 Sept: Golf Tournament - "Jugend trainiert für Olympia"
    Wednesday, Sep 26
    • 23-26 Sept: Golf Tournament - "Jugend trainiert für Olympia"
    Thursday, Sep 27
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
  • Monday, Oct 1
    • Fall Break

      October 1 - 12, 2018

    Wednesday, Oct 3
    • No School - No Holiday Care

      German Holiday

    Thursday, Oct 4
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Thursday, Oct 11
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Thursday, Oct 18
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Monday, Oct 22
    • Parent-Teacher-Conferences PK3-4 Preschool Goetheallee 18

      October 22-30, 2018. Only with appointment.

    • Photographer at School School Campus

      22 - 24 October 2018

      All classes and students will be photographed.

    Tuesday, Oct 23
    • Photographer at School School Campus

      22 - 24 October 2018

      All classes and students will be photographed.

    Wednesday, Oct 24
    • Photographer at School School Campus

      22 - 24 October 2018

      All classes and students will be photographed.

    Thursday, Oct 25
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Tuesday, Oct 30
    • Photographer at Preschool Preschool Goetheallee 18
    • Parent-Teacher-Conferences Grade 6-9 3:30 PM to 7:30 PMSchool Campus

      Only with appointment.

    • PYP Halloween Dance 4:30 PM to 6:00 PMCafeteria @ School Campus
    Wednesday, Oct 31
    • German Holiday - School is closed.
  • Thursday, Nov 1
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    • Parent-Teacher-Conferences Grade 10-12 3:30 PM to 7:30 PMSchool Campus

      Only with appointment.

    Friday, Nov 2
    • Grade 1 Led PYP Assembly 8:40 AMFoyer Building B @ School Campus
    Thursday, Nov 8
    • 8-10 Nov: Varsity Boys Football @ International School Stuttgart
    • G18 Parenting Class always Thursday CHANGED: This event has been changed. 9:00 AMPreschool @ Goetheallee 18
    Friday, Nov 9
    • 8-10 Nov: Varsity Boys Football @ International School Stuttgart
    • Open Day Preschool 8:30 AM to 10:30 AMPreschool Goetheallee 18
    • St. Martin's Parade 4:30 PMPreschool Goetheallee 18
    Saturday, Nov 10
    • 8-10 Nov: Varsity Boys Football @ International School Stuttgart
    • Open House Preschool 10:00 AM to 12:00 PMPreschool Goetheallee 18
    Wednesday, Nov 14
    • Open House School School Campus
    Monday, Nov 19
    • PYP Parent-Teacher-Conferences 1:00 PM to 4:30 PMSchool Campus

      Only With Appointment.

    Tuesday, Nov 20
    • PYP Parent-Teacher-Conferences 1:00 PM to 4:30 PMSchool Campus

      Only With Appointment

    Thursday, Nov 22
    • PYP Parent-Teacher-Conferences 1:00 PM to 4:30 PMSchool Campus

      Only with Appointment.

    Saturday, Nov 24
    • GISST Varsity Boys Volleyball Tournament Sports Hall @ School Campus23 - 25 November 2018
    Sunday, Nov 25
    • GISST Varsity Boys Volleyball Tournament Sports Hall @ School Campus

      24 - 25 November 2018


  • Thursday, Dec 6
    • Wolfgang Donsbach Perspectives 6:30 PMSchool Campus
    Saturday, Dec 8
    • Christmas Bazaar 3:00 PM to 7:00 PMSchool Campus
    Monday, Dec 10
    • Restorative Justice Meeting - For Parents 4:30 PM to 5:30 PMCafeteria @ School Campus
    Saturday, Dec 15
    • Children's Fun Day!Signup for an alert reminder. 12:00 PM to 4:00 PMSchool Campus

      Everyone age 4-11 is invited! If interested, please sign up on the sign up sheet at school.

      Drop your kids off whilst you are Christmas shopping.

    Wednesday, Dec 19
    • MYP Theater "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"Signup for an alert reminder. 6:00 PMFoyer Building B @ School Campus

      Students: 3 €

      Adults: 7 €

    Thursday, Dec 20
    • MYP Theater "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"Signup for an alert reminder. 6:00 PMFoyer Building B @ School Campus

      Students: 3 €

      Adults: 7 €

    Friday, Dec 21
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