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RENEWABLE Energy

on September 9th, 2017 by

Promoting Renewable Energy

Formally, the 27 EU member states regulate energy policies within their own national borders. However, EU treaty provisions concerning the European internal market, free competition...

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Candy Cone Tradition Sweetens Start of School for First Graders

on August 30th, 2017 by

Every year in late summer, one can see the eager and proud faces of first-graders standing in front of their primary schools in Germany, happily holding their large Schultüten, or candy cones. Filled to the brim with...

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The United States is a country built on immigration

on August 24th, 2017 by

Based on the most recent US Census, some 46 million Americans claim German ancestry, according to the New York Times. That’s a higher number than those who claimed English, Italian or Mexican ancestry.

At...

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Precious Caves in Germany

on August 9th, 2017 by

These caves have been home to items dating back more than 40,000 years. It is estimated that modern-day humans arrived in Europe 43,000 years ago during the last ice age, so these caves give us a glimpse into the life...

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Annual Conference 2017

on August 3rd, 2017 by

The GTHS Annual Conference was held July 21 & 22.  We had great presenters focused on German Texan Culture.  In addition to the Annual Conference, for the first time, we held a focused  session for teachers hi...

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Summer Camp 2017 at GTHS

on July 22nd, 2017 by

We can honestly say that we had a blast during our first ever Total Immersion German Summer Camp here at GTHS. The kids had a lot of fun learning about fairy tales with our unique story teller, Rudy Robertson, history...

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G20 Summit in Hamburg

on July 10th, 2017 by

As many of you know, the G20 is an international forum for world leaders from 20 major economies (it includes 19 countries and the European Union). The location of the summit changes every year; last year’s meet...

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German Castles

on June 28th, 2017 by

…some of which are well-known tourist attractions and others that lay isolated in ruins in the countryside.

The most famous castle is, of course, Schloss Neuschwanstein, which was built in the Bavarian hi...

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Do you ride a bike?

on June 19th, 2017 by

This week we celebrate the 200th birthday of the bicycle – a German invention that changed the world!

If you look at pictures of the very first bicycle, however, you would probably find it strange. This w...

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SISTER CITY – Koblenz

on May 24th, 2017 by

It is with great honor that GTHS was invited to take part in the week long Sister City Celebration and in showing our guests, the Koblenz City Council and Business leaders, around our great city of Austin.  Yesterday...

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