The German School of Atlanta celebrated its 25th anniversary with a black-tie dinner at the Capital City Club in Brookhaven Sept. 13.

The school offers classes in German language and culture for people aged three and up at East Cobb Middle School in Marietta every Saturday.  The 240 students enrolled are taught by 25 teachers.

The school is accredited by the Georgia Accrediting Commission and is a member of German Language School Conference, an umbrella organization for schools in the U.S. supported by the German government.

Several Georgia business and political leaders are on the school’s honorary board, including German Consul General Lutz Goergens, Peter Halpaus, a former school president and CEO of International Freight Forwarders Inc.; Dr. Eike Jordan, one of the co-founders; Alan Leet, also a former president and partner at law firm Rogers & Hardin Llp.; Michael Troy, vice president for human resources at Siemens Corp., and Kristian Wolf, president of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern United States.

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