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The 2018 World Cup has begun!

on June 16th, 2018 by

During the 1954 World Cup in Switzerland, West Germany took home the gold, beating Hungary 3-2. At the time, Europe was still recovering from World War II, and Germany was struggling to rebuild itself and its reputati...

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Trader Joe’s & Aldi one and the same?

on May 30th, 2018 by

..and their influence can be seen across all industries. From cuisine to businesses to holidays and traditions, Germans have brought many of their customs and products to the US – including grocery stores.

Tw...

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Bayern Muenchen Fan Club at Maifest

on May 17th, 2018 by

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Maifest: May 12th at the German-Texan Heritage Society 11-6pm

on May 11th, 2018 by

What is Maifest you ask?

Maifest/Mayday, May 1st., is the official celebration that marks the arrival of spring. Maifest celebrates the end of the long dark winter, and the beginning of warm weather and light. ...

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The largest cylindrical fish tank in the world is located nowhere near the ocean

on April 25th, 2018 by

The 82 ft tall AquaDom at the Radisson Blue Hotel in Berlin is home to nearly 2,600 fish of 56 different species. About  264,172 gall...

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Want more self-reliant, responsible kids?

on April 17th, 2018 by

When journalist Sara Zaske moved to Berlin with her family a few years ago, she noticed something different about German parents. They don’t hover. They don’t follow their kids on the playground or interve...

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Holocaust Remembrance Week

on April 9th, 2018 by

Titled “Lest We Forget”, the exhibition consists of 120 large-scale portraits of Holocaust survivors taken by German-Italian photographer Luigi Toscano.

The portraits will be placed along both sides...

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Endangered Languages!

on March 29th, 2018 by

…and some of them are spoken by only 30 people. By the turn of the century, it is estimated that at least 50 percent of the world’s current spoken languages will be extinct. Unesco uses a set of five categor...

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See our Fall Schedule for HOME SCHOOLERS

on March 19th, 2018 by

…so we have posted our Home School schedule for Fall 2018.

Dates: August 29 – November 14
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SXSW

on March 16th, 2018 by

… which was sponsored by the German Consulate in Houston.  Great music and networking took place.  In the photo is the GTHS staff (Doris Boerkei, Manuela Markley & Christopher Markley), board members (Jan...

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