APO, AE 09053
From US: 011-49-8821-7502611
School Nurse: 0162-272-4362
Like us on Facebook
School Hours: 0800 - 1600
Road Conditions and School Closure Information (click for more information)
NOTE: It is the responsibility of the parent/guardian to notify the school when their child will be absent.
School Report Cards:
See how we are doing!
Contact the Webmaster: email
Located in the Bavarian Alps, Garmisch Elementary and Middle School serves students in grades kindergarten through eighth. Information for students in grades nine through twelve can be found here. Information concerning Kindergarten entrance eligibility can be found here.
What's new at Garmisch ES/MS?
Be Here! DoDEA is implementing a system-wide attendance policy for students. For information, policy highlights, please visit the DoDEA website
The News at GEMS
For all the latest news and goings on at the school see our Weekly Bulletin.
Registering for Wonderful Wednesday - It is time to register for the Youth Ski and Snowboard Wonderful Wednesday. Take heed to the registration dates and last day to register. Children must be registered with CYSS and have a valid health assessment through 11 March 2015. more information
A message from our DoDEA director:
Thomas M. Brady
Exemplary Work Wall - See how we recognize fantastic student work here at Garmisch EMS. ..
Dates to Remember:
Second Quarter Awards - 4th through 8th grade students were recognized for achieving A-B honor roll, principal's honor roll (all As), and a number of citizenship and community awards for the second quarter. We had a number of students make the honor roll - Good Job! We hope to have even more students on the honor roll for third quarter - pictures
Student Led Conferences - Our students have worked hard to meet their goals. Thank you all for dropping in to see and hear the progress made by the students. We appreciate your participation and interest in the gains made by your child(ren) as it is a valuable part of the overall growth for each stduent. - pictures
Rain Forest Parade - Student in fourth grade have been learning about the rainforest and the importance of conseving this natural resource. They demonstrated their knowledge by leading an information parade around school and later taking on the role of several rainforest animals - pictures
Wonderful Wednesday - Our skiers and snowboarders are halfway through the Wonderful Wednesday season - they are getting better and better each week. Check it out! pictures
Geography Bee - Thank you for joining us last week to support our Geography Bee participants. Congratulations to the following winners of this year’s GEMS National Geography Bee: A. D. – 1st Place, R. B. – 2nd Place, and A. R. – 3rd Place. This week A> will take a state-qualifying test. To advance to the state level, A. must score in the top 10 in DoDDS. We wish him success. - pictures
Spelling Bee - Thank you for joining us for the Spelling Bee. The students did an amazing job! Congratulations to K. O for winning 1st Place, D. T for winning 2nd place, and I. L. for winning 3rd place. In March, K. O. will be competing at the European PTA Spelling Bee Competion at Ramstein Elementary School, in Ramstein. We wish her good luck. - pictures
Information and pictures of past events can be found on our special events page
School Improvement Goals
Goal 1: All students at Garmisch Elementary Middle School will improve their Math communication.
Goal 2: All students at Garmisch Middle Elementary School will improve their critical reading skills.