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Farewell Ceremony Heads of School 

The teachers‘ council organized a very nice and emotional farewell ceremony for the heads of DBSAA.  Monika Biegel is leaving our school after ten years and Eberhard Weisser after nine years. Both deserve a lot of gratitude for their hard work over many years. We would like thank all guests for coming to the ceremony, especially Ambassadors Brita Wagener and Daniel Hunn. Also, we would like to thank all organizers who have contributed to this beautiful ceremony.

BASF – day of experiments

The German chemical company BASF has invited students of DBSAA, our neighboring school Nigat Kokob and the German Church School for a day of experiments which took place in the facilities of our school. Student of grades three to six could find out for example how vitamin C can be found in different foods. It was an adventurous day and we would like to thank all staff of BSAF Ethiopia.

Reception at German Embassy

The IB-students of grade 12 had their final exams in the first weeks of May. All students will receive their hopefully good results at the beginning of July only. Students of grade 10 had their final oral exams end of May and either passed the exam, which promotes them to secondary II level or they received the degree of “Realschule” or “Hauptschule”. On Friday, June 1st, they received their final reports from the German Ambassador, Brita Wagener, during a well-done ceremony held at the German Ambassador’s residence, to which final IB-students of grade 12 were invited as well. We would like to extend our gratitude to the German Ambassador for the hospitality and support.


The IB-students of grade 12 had their final exams in the first weeks of May. Karlson Jacobi, Patricia Lopez-Plaza, Elisa Lunnebach, Safia Nabil Yusuf Succar, Karla Cornejo, Lea Pickel and Giovanni Schubert will receive their hopefully good results at the beginning of July only. We keep our fingers crossed!


Seasons - Farewell Project

All children of the kindergarten presented the four different seasons of the year during the final project presentation on the big stage. The groups presented spring, summer, autumn and winter with lots of music, songs, dance and creativity. Especially since the coldest season has started in Ethiopia, many children are looking forward to warm summer holidays in Germany.

Study Trip to Germany

Lots of greetings have been sent by our students of grade 10 and 11 from Germany. The group is visiting many interesting places especially in Jena and Leipzig together with their two teachers Babette Theil and Stefanie Decker. The two week program is very dense but the photos show that everybody is enjoying the trip although it is really cold in Germany at the moment. The group is not only visiting universities but also company where one could carry out a dual education. We wish all of you another few interesting days and are looking forward to your stories after your return.

Inauguration School Bus

Just after the assembly for the start of the second term, the new school bus was inaugurated. Mr. Weisser, deputy head of school, blessed the new bus with lots of sparkling Ambo water just before the bus went on its first mission to take all students up to Yeka-Mountain where they went hiking. 

First Aid Classes

Our new school nurse Ms. Lydia Stockmanns has offered a total of three first aid classes for teachers and staff. The course was highly appreciated by everybody. It is very important to refresh one’s own first aid knowledge on a yearly basis since in emergencies fast help cannot always be guaranteed in Ethiopia. Ms. Stockmanns will also offer first aid classes for students in higher grades in the near future. 

Important Dates

Here you can find all important DBSAA dates until August 2017. Please click on the calendar to get a full view and some additional information for each event.

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