DSH charity events in December

"Christmas in a box" and cooperation with local school "Christmas in a box" Sharing the idea of Christmas with others and bringing them joy - that is the concept of "Christmas in a box". The charity action of the DSH took place again this year under the leadership of Sahar Farouk, head of the Egyptian department of the DSH. Parents and students of DSH prepared the Christmas boxes for children of the "Zainab Awad" school in Hurghada. They packed pencils and notebooks, but also sweets and small toys. The gift boxes were decorated by all DSH students with support of

Flying squadron “Red Arrows” visited the DSH

Ministry of Education attended the visit of Red Arrows The aerobatic squadron of the British Royal Air Force, Red Arrows, as well as the aerobatic squadron Silver Stars of the Egyptian Air Force paid a visit to the DSH in early December. The pilots explained everything about aircraft to the students. They showed presentations about their technical work on the high-performance aircraft, their equipment and explained their training as pilots. The pilots of the British Red Arrows use their travels mainly to visit schools in different countries and become advocates for the so-called STEM subjects. STEM stands for science, technology,

Class 5 wins at PASCH video competition

Firts PASCH video competition in Egypt "Together. Now. For the future." - this was the motto of the first PASCH video competition for grades 4 to 6 in Egypt this year. In the run-up to the 27th UN Climate Change Conference (COP 27), which took place in Sharm el-Sheikh in November, creative short clips were required to show the climate protection commitment of the respective class. Class 5 of the DSH participated in the competition with class teacher Christiane Sommer-Becker. The class produced three films in record time. In this school year, the DSH has a complete video equipment with

Student exchange: 11 days for sustainability

Positive conclusion after student exchange From November 1, we welcomed eleven exchange students from the Johannes-Althusius-Gymnasium in Emden to DSH. The topic of the exchange was "Sustainability: How can we use and protect the resources of the environment in a sustainable way? The program for the students was designed to fit this theme: 
The group of Egyptian students and exchange students undertook a beach cleanup in cooperation with the environmental organization Hepca. During the action on an island off Hurghada, the students collected more than 20 bags of plastic waste, which were then disposed properly by Hepca. The following day,

“Visionäre”: DSH students awarded for film project

Visionäre Filmprojekt
ZfA-sponsored pilot project on the topic of "Tolerance and Responsibility The students of the former class 7 participated in the "Visionäre" film competition of the Central Agency for Schools Abroad with a self-produced film and received much praise and recognition for it. "Visionäre" is a pilot project sponsored by the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) using the medium of film. The aim was to create films on the topic of "Tolerance and Responsibility." "Actually, the competition was announced for grades 10 and up, but we found the topic so exciting that we took part anyway," explains supervising teacher Christiane

DSH film wins prize at 69th European Competition

europäischer Wettbewerb 2022
Students win European prize DSH students successfully participated in the 69th European Competition on the theme "Next Stop: Sustainability". Last October, a group of former class 7 consisting of Alia El Shaer, Jasmin Fayad, Amina Harraz and Mohamed Refaat with class teacher Christiane Sommer-Becker had submitted their film project to the competition, which had been created during our art week. The film, with which the DSH students qualified for the prize, revolved around the topic of environmentally conscious behavior during breaks. The prize for the students - a cash prize of 40 euros as well as certificates and individual prizes

School Enrollment 2022/2023

First day of school for the first graders For 24 first graders, September 21 was their big day: school enrollment. Equipped with schoolbags, the little ones marched through the gates of the German School Hurghada for the first time as schoolchildren. DSH Headmistress Siglinde Hailer and Elementary School Principal Gabriele Pointner welcomed the children and their parents to their first day of school at DSH. Siglinde Hailer thanked the parents for their trust in DSH. Gabriele Pointner compared the children's first day of school to the story of the "Little Caterpillar": "From now on, every day you will learn something

Parents letter: Current information about the start of school

School start, voluntary online courses, and autumn holidays Message from the headmistress to the parents I would like to inform you about the planned measures in the next few weeks. As decided by the Ministry, we will start regular classes in the pre-school and school on 18.09.2022. Nevertheless, we would like to offer you voluntary online courses via the HPI school platform and via Zoom from September 4 . These offers are not to be understood as "regular lessons". The aim is to give the students the best possible start from our side and to strengthen their German and math

Beginning of the new school year on September 18, 2022

School year 2022/23 Start of classes from September 18 In accordance with the decision of the Egyptian Ministry of Education, the new school year at DSH will begin on September 18, 2022. This applies to preschool, elementary school and secondary school. Kindergarten will start on Sunday, August 28, 2022 as originally scheduled. Sale of school uniforms and workbooks Uniform and workbook sales will be held on the following days in the CC Hepca Room: Wednesday, 09/14/2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Thursday, 09/15/2022 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, 21.09.2022 from 10.00 - 13.00 We kindly ask you

First student exchange with Germany

East Frisian tea ceremony for DSH students A very special honor was bestowed upon our students who are currently on an exchange program in Emden, Germany: The eleven DSH students, together with their German hosts, were invited by the mayor of the city of Emden, Tim Kruithoff. In the "Rummel", an event location for special occasions, the mayor received the students and teachers of the German School Hurghada and the Johannes-Althusius-Gymnasium in Emden. Principal Oliver Damm and some representatives from politics were also present. During an East Frisian tea ceremony, the participants exchanged ideas on the topic of sustainability. During