When our school was founded in 1936 - at that time the city had approx. 25,000 - this happened at the initiative of German and German-speaking colony at that time had formed with immigration two centuries past. It was composed of a few hundred people. By founding the school aspired to consolidate German customs and mentality - today we would say the German identity - preserving and strengthening the German language teaching and educational principles and German content. Following this the name "German School".