Checklist for New and Returning Families
Find important information about the start of the 2022-2023 school year, including upcoming deadlines, required forms, summer reading, the August back-to-school schedule, and more.
Please note: Information about how to access GISB’s new student information system Educate, will be emailed to families on Wednesday, August 17.
Academic Calendar and Class Assignments
Students entering grades 3-12 are expected to complete their assigned summer reading before the first day of school. The material will be part of the curriculum and discussed in German and English class. Happy reading!
The grade level refers to the grade your child will be entering in the 2022/2023 school year.
- Grade 3
- Grade 4
- Grade 5
- Grade 6
- Grade 7
- Grade 8
- Grade 9
- Grade 10
- George Orwell: 1984 (deutschsprachige Ausgabe/ German edition)
- Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
- Grade 11
- Grade 12
Forms and Household Information
Forms are also available in your Educate account under the widget ‘Announcements.’ Forms need to be submitted for each child.
Please complete all necessary forms prior to August 22, 2022.
To review and update your household information, please log in to your Educate account. You can access your household information by clicking on your initials in the top right-hand corner. Click on ‘Account’ and make changes as needed under the ‘Household’ (not the ‘User’) tab.
Please make changes by August 22 to ensure that we have the most accurate contact information on file.
Ordering for fall 2022 is now open.
GISB is partnering with Season to Taste, a restaurant located in Cambridge that provides home-style hot lunches with a European flair using ingredients that are responsibly sourced, seasonal, and high quality while minimizing environmental impact.
Lunch registration will close on Thursday, September 1 at 5:00 pm.
GISB is introducing a new health portal, called Magnus Health, for the 2022-2023 school year, and all new and returning parents received an email from email@example.com with information on how to set up their accounts. Read more about the launch of Magnus Health.
Please login into your account and complete all necessary forms as indicated in Magnus Health by August 1, 2022.
The following forms and documents can be downloaded and printed as needed. Please note that a complete list of necessary health forms is available in Magnus Health, and all health information must be submitted via the secure Magnus Health Portal. Please do not email health forms to the health office.
First Week of School
Please review the Back to School schedule for preschool and kindergarten here.
Registration for the Meet & Greets will be sent out the week of August 22.
After School Program
After School Program and registration information will be available on August 19. General information about our After School Program can be found on the ASP website.