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DDESS Schools in the News

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 | Battle the Flu
Flu season is fast approaching, and it’s time to protect yourself by getting your annual flu vaccine.

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 | Stowers Applies STEM Principles to Pumpkin' Chunkin'
Students learned a catapult is more than just a historical warfare weapon - it's also an effective way to launch Halloween pumpkins.

Tue, Nov 25, 2014 | Back to the mats - Falcons gear up for new season of wrestling
The FCHS wrestling team returns to the mats, Dec. 2, with a match up against F.J. Reitz.

Fri, Nov 21, 2014 | Congratulations to the winners of the No More Bullying November Poster Contest
Announcing the winners of the poster contest sponsored by the Maxwell Eagles PTA.

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 | Kessler Elementary stacks to new record
KES students took part in a world-wide effort to break the global record for most stackers in a single day, Nov. 13.

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 | Charles P. Murray Elementary School dedicated during ribbon-cutting ceremony
From renderings to realization, Fort Stewart’s Charles P. Murray Elementary School was dedicated during a ribbon-cutting ceremony, Nov. 14.

Tue, Nov 18, 2014 | Dahlgren students perform at German Christmas Market
Students played holiday songs at the 1st German Christmas Market hosted by the Dahlgren Heritage Museum.

Fri, Nov 14, 2014 | W.T. Sampson Students Sing Tribute to Vets
Children honor veterans by singing our national anthem, “The Star Spangled Banner,” during a tribute to veterans at W.T. Sampson School. In recognition of the many veterans who have served our country, a tribute was held at the W.T. Sampson Elementary School, Tuesday. Students gave presentations to show their appreciation to Service members

Tue, Nov 11, 2014 | Faith's cross-country team improves throughout the season
The FMS cross-country team continued to set the standard amongst competitors. Both boys and girls team set personal records and won numerous events.

Mon, Nov 10, 2014 | Loyd ES Fine Arts Students Excel
Award winners, Lilly and Taryn, with their Art Teacher, Ms. Kittrell. Our Fine Arts program continues to provide students opportunities to excel in Art and participate in contests.

Mon, Nov 10, 2014 | Fort Campbell Expert in preparedness to headline Academic All-Stars
Darryl Armstrong, a preparedness consultant in crisis and project management, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Academic All-Stars awards ceremony.

Fri, Nov 7, 2014 | WES 5th Graders Explore Liquids and Solids with the Digital Microscopes
Mrs. B.'s fifth grade students joined Mrs. K. in the computer lab for a hands-on science lesson for their Paw Pal activity.

Thu, Nov 6, 2014 | Johnson Primary families kick off season, celebrate Halloween
Students and families celebrated autumn with games, costumes and family-fun during the annual Fall Festival at the Johnson PS

Wed, Nov 5, 2014 | WES 4th Graders and Kindergarten Work Together
The students at White Elementary School in Mrs. W's fourth grade class work with the kindergarten students in Mrs. A's class on predicting and answering questions about their pumpkins.

Mon, Nov 3, 2014 | Loyd ES Teacher - NY Marathon Finisher
Ms. Gonzalez awarded medal for finishing the New York Marathon. Spanish teachers, Mrs. Hazel Gonzalez, participated in the world famous New York Marathon and was awarded a beautiful medal as a finisher.

Mon, Oct 27, 2014 | Ramey School Robotics Club and STEM Unite to Solve Real World Problems
Since September, students from grades 5 through 12 have divided into groups to start building robot models from LEGO Mindstorm kits. The goal this year is to have fun and enjoy learning basic programing and building skills

Fri, Oct 24, 2014 | WES Fourth Graders Use Google to Collaborate
The fourth grade students in Mrs. W.'s class use google shared to collaborate and comment on a math exemplar. The students write about what is wrong with the problem and also reply to other students' comments.

Wed, Oct 22, 2014 | NY-VA-PR District Launches New Website
Please take a few minutes to explore the website and let us know what you think. If you cannot find something you are looking for please let us know so we can continue to improve the site to meet our users' needs.

Wed, Oct 15, 2014 | E.A. White Students Visit the Springer Theater
The Kindergarteners, first graders, and second graders took buses down to the Springer Theater on Wed., Oct. 8th.

Fri, Oct 10, 2014 | STEM Teaches Ft. Benning Students about Chemical Engineering
The students at Ft. Benning are learning about how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics are interrelated in the STEM classroom.

Fri, Oct 10, 2014 | Dexter Elementary School Principal Encourages Student Success
During her first year as principal, Edwina Smith said her goals are to give Dexter Elementary School students a collaborative learning environment that promotes student achievement and build relationships with parents.

Thu, Oct 9, 2014 | New school named after Easley's Capt. Kimberly Hampton
Capt. Kimberly Hampton's name is already enshrined around her hometown of Easley, at the county library, at city hall.

Thu, Oct 9, 2014 | Living History: Fort Rucker Elementary Brings History to Life
CW2 Keith Cunningham, C Company, 1st Battalion, 212th Aviation Regiment, and his wife, Joyce, watch and record their son, Zephryn, as he does his presentation as Juan Ponce de Leon during FRES’s living wax museum Oct. 1. The Fort Rucker Elementary School 5th grade treated its students and family members to a living wax museum Oct. 1.

Mon, Oct 6, 2014 | School’s new lab teaches 1st graders group problem solving
Students at the Fort Rucker Primary School are getting the chance to think outside the box as they utilize a new lab designed to challenge their minds.

Thu, Oct 2, 2014 | Fort Bragg school to be dedicated in honor of Army pilot killed in Iraq
Ann and Dale Hampton of Seneca, South Carolina, now know that their daughter’s legacy, as well as her sacrifice for her country, will not be forgotten.

Tue, Sep 30, 2014 | McBride School Principal Honors Military Children
Phyllis Parker, principal of McBride Elementary School, has an extensive history of educating the children of military service members.

Wed, Sep 24, 2014 | At Fort Campbell, BACH fights the flu
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital’s (BACH) patient care teams expect Fort Campbell to begin providing the flu vaccine to families within the Patient-Centered Medical Homes

Wed, Sep 24, 2014 | Faith MS principal makes education personal, fun
Mr. Darrell Mood, Principal at Faith MS works to create a learning environment that is a personal, fun experience for students. The focus is on student achievement and continued excellence in education.

Fri, Sep 19, 2014 | Patriot Day Ceremony
The Gordon ES flag team raises the flag on Sept. 11. Gordon Elementary School students and partner unit representatives commemorate Patriot Day.

Thu, Sep 11, 2014 | Patriot Day at John H. Russell ES
On Thursday, September 11th at 8:46 AM, the students and staff of John H. Russell ES honor those whose lives were changed years ago.

Thu, Sep 4, 2014 | DVBIC's Parent's Guide for Returning Your Child to School After Concussion Released
Car crashes, playground falls and sports injuries cause thousands of concussions a year among children. This guide will help parents address common questions. The new Parent’s Guide to Returning Your Child to School After a Concussion helps parents of children who have been diagnosed with a mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), also known as a concussion, successfully return to school and related activities.

Wed, Sep 3, 2014 | Stowers Elementary School principal ready for new challenges
For his first year as principal of Stowers Elementary School, Todd Kreider said his goal is to tackle any challenges. . .

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | Back to School In Guantamo
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba - As September nears, for young Americans, one annual event is always the same no matter where they call home - school is back in session.

Thu, Aug 28, 2014 | Paraglide Photographs of Open House at Kimberly Hampton Primary School
Parents and Students at Kimberly Hampton Open House Kimberly Hampton Primary School, open house on Aug. 20

Fri, Aug 22, 2014 | Welcome Students and Family to School Year 2014-2015
Dr. Marsh welcomes students, families and community members to the Fort Bragg Schools for school year 2014-2015.

Thu, Aug 21, 2014 | Superintendent, Mr. Gould's Welcome Back Message - SY 14/15
It is with sincere excitement that we welcome you to the NY-VA-PR District 2014-15 school year.

Fri, Aug 8, 2014 | Students Head Back to Post Schools
Fort Rucker’s primary and elementary schools welcomed students back to school Tuesday to get a fresh start on a new year of learning and fun.

Mon, Aug 4, 2014 | Back To School: As summer vacation ends officials emphasize safety
To help keep students safe this year, Fort Rucker Primary School and Elementary School are implementing ways that will help parents feel more at ease while their children are away engaging their brains.

Sat, Aug 2, 2014 | School construction on track
Aerial view of what the completed Marshall ES will look like. Fort Campbell is forging its way into the 21st century.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 | Bidding to Start Next Month on New Bolden Elementary/Middle School
Plans to replace an aging school in the Laurel Bay military community are moving forward, with construction contracts to be awarded this year.

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 | NY-VA-PR STEM News
When desiging your career consider STEM!

Thu, Jul 17, 2014 | Negron wins DoDEA Artist Spotlight
Jancarlos Negron, a sixth grader at Fort Rucker Elementary School, is the winner of the DoDEA Artist Spotlight.

Tue, Jul 1, 2014 | Dexter Elementary's New Principal Comes From Faith Middle
Faith Middle School assistant principal Edwina Smith has been promoted to principal of Dexter Elementary School at Fort Benning.

Wed, Jun 18, 2014 | STEAM Project Inspires Students to Write and Publish their First Bilingual Book!
STEAM project inspires Shughart Middle School students to write and publish their first bilingual book!

Tue, Jun 17, 2014 | Operation Combat Summer Slide
Bowley is looking for soldiers to help combat the “summer slide.” This term describes students forgetting what they have learned through the summer. We are only looking for partners in this battle and want everyone to come back in the fall “ready.”

Tue, Jun 17, 2014 | Summer Lunch Program 2014
The Fort Bragg Schools System is pleased to announce that our Summer Lunch Program will operate this summer from July 7 to August 1, 2014.

Tue, Jun 10, 2014 | Students Celebrate Last Day of Class
School may be out for the summer for Fort Rucker schools, but teachers and students are both happy and sad with upcoming transitions, additions and changes.

Thu, Jun 5, 2014 | Young Lives, Big Stories Contest Grand Prize Winner
Student at Gordon Elementary, wins Young Lives, BIG Stories (YLBS) Contest Grand Prize. YLBS highlights the unique lifestyles, contributions and sacrifices military children make to our nation.

Mon, Jun 2, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Speaker recounts Holocaust
Mahaffey Middle School hosted a discussion sponsored by the Tennessee Holocaust Commission led by guest speaker Dr. George Hahn in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Thu, May 29, 2014 | 3-15 Infantry Supports Kessler Elementary Family Day
Soldiers from Company B, 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, supported the Kessler Elementary School family day.

Fri, May 23, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Heroes, big and small
“It’s just an opportunity for them to see what it’s like to be a fireman and how hard the job is,”

Thu, May 22, 2014 | High School Sweethearts Come Full Circle
Anisa Trody with her dad 2014 LHS Graduate's parents met and fell in love at LHS.

Tue, May 13, 2014 | News Students receive books to encourage summer reading
In an effort to promote summer reading, Gordon and Shughart elementary schools gave every student a book donated by Lenovo Corporation, June 12.

Fri, May 9, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Macdonald students win eCYBERMISSION awards for scientific projects
Dedication, determination, and diligence are qualities it takes to be a winner! That’s exactly what it took for two eCYBERMISSION teams at Macdonald to become recognized as State Winners

Fri, May 9, 2014 | Fort Knox -- FKFD participates in Career Day
On April 26, the Fort Knox Fire Department participated in a career day at Kingsolver Elementary School

Mon, May 5, 2014 | Soldiers mentor math students at Bowley Elementary School
Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lasundra McCray, currently deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, spends quality time as a math mentor before her deployment. Bowley Elementary and Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, XVIII Airborne Corps celebrated the Month of the Military Child.

Fri, May 2, 2014 | Three FKHS seniors win $2,000 DeCA scholarship
Defense Commissary Agency awarded $2,000 scholarships toward tuition at a four-year school to 10 military high school seniors.

Fri, May 2, 2014 | Reading Advocate Recognized
Mary Ellen Cravotta, a librarian at Irwin Intermediate School, at Fort Bragg, sits with youth selected by the Reading is Fundamental organization, in February. Cravotta said that the professional photo will be used as part of a film about her to be shown as she receives a RIF Volunteer of the Year award at a gala in Washington, D.C., today. A librarian at Irwin Intermediate School, Mary Ellen Cravotta is one of three persons who will receive the Reading is Fundamental Volunteer of the Year Award. The award is presented to those who are dedicated to improving children’s literacy.

Fri, May 2, 2014 | Students design inventions to make their lives easier
CW3 Carl Miller, B. Company, 1st Battalion, 13th Aviation Battalion, shows off the RQ-11B Raven to students at FRES as part of STEM Fest Friday Fort Rucker Elementary School is an institute that challenges the students to not only think outside the box, but also how to carry what they learn every day into the future.

Thu, May 1, 2014 | Lejeune Theater Guild presents "Footloose"
The Lejeune Theater Guild will present their spring production of ‘Footloose’ at Lejeune High School aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Friday and Saturday.

Wed, Apr 30, 2014 | Lejeune HS Students Recognized as American Red Cross Volunteers
Lejeune High School Career Practicum Students recognized, Monday, April 28th, 2014 at the Camp Lejeune American Red Cross Volunteer Recognition Ceremony LHS Career Practicum Students regognized at American Red Cross 2014 Volunteer Recognition Ceremony.

Tue, Apr 29, 2014 | Successful Faith Students
During the month of April, we showcased adults who were military children and are successful in their careers.

Tue, Apr 22, 2014 | HAPPY @ Fort Bragg Project
Fort Bragg School District is creating a "HAPPY @ Fort Bragg" video project using the song, "Happy" by Pharrell Williams, and we need your help.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Camp Lejeune Announces New Dress Code
The approved dress code serves to promote a safe, positive learning environment and to establish reasonable standards of health and decency in all schools.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Jackson Elementary celebrates military children
To celebrate the resilience and sacrifices of Miller and his peers, the Department of Defense designates April as the Month of the Military Child.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Jackson Elementary celebrates military children
To celebrate the resilience and sacrifices of Miller and his peers, the Department of Defense designates April as the Month of the Military Child.

Tue, Apr 15, 2014 | Lejeune High School graduate selected to serve on Cisco 'dream team'
A Lejeune High School graduate now studying at East Carolina University has been selected as one of 10 students nationwide to serve on a “Dream Team” at an international education and training event.

Fri, Apr 11, 2014 | Fort Knox -- Thackrey advances in youth contest
Richard Thackrey, a senior at Fort Knox High School was recently named the Kentucky Military Youth of the Year in a competition hosted by the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.

Thu, Apr 10, 2014 | Hampton Primary School
An example of a Learning Neighborhood and Learning Studios at Hampton Primary School, DoDEA's first 21st Century design school. Hampton Primary School set to open SY 14-15. Student assignment information and an example neighborhood floor plan.

Wed, Apr 2, 2014 | Successful Faith Students
Jennifer Holland, a special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations, attended Faith Middle School from fall 1991 to spring 1994.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014 | Fort Knox -- BLUE RiBBON School Celebration
“(This) is one of the most historical days of our school,” said Gibson. “(There are) approximately 130,000 schools in the United States (and) this school year 286 received this award.

Fri, Mar 14, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Military Working Dog team shares Army job facts with Wassom Middle
Two Soldiers and a dog taught 17 students in the gifted program about the Army’s MWD program

Thu, Mar 13, 2014 | Read to Succeed
Most agree that reading is one of the most important things learned in grade school, but once adults, many people lose their love of the written word.

Wed, Mar 12, 2014 | Changes to NC-Camp Lejeune Schools Dress Code
The Camp Lejeune School Board will host a town hall Thursday at Camp Lejeune High School to discuss the possibility of changes to dress code requirements.

Fri, Mar 7, 2014 | Picture This! A New School for Fort Benning
Photos of the McBride ES groundbreaking ceremony.

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 | Delalio Elementary participates in Jump Rope for Heart
With bright, smiling faces, students in Jump Rope for Heart during their gym classes, Feb. 13-14.

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 | Fort Campbell -- Students celebrate by giving
Ross’ fourth grade students collected books as a service project for the 100th day of school celebration.

Tue, Mar 4, 2014 | Students at Fort Rucker Primary School Celebrate Reading with Week of Activities
FORT RUCKER -- The Pre-Kindergartners at the Primary School at Fort Rucker celebrated National Read Across America Day with story time with Garrison Commander, COL McRae.

Thu, Feb 27, 2014 | Irwin Named DoDEA Teacher of the Year for GA/AL District
The Department of Defense Education Activity named the Teacher of the Year for the Georgia/Alabama district during a ceremony at the Primary School at Fort Rucker on Wednesday. First Grade teacher Lynn Irwin received the award.

Tue, Feb 25, 2014 | McQueen, Encores encourage FRES students at Rally
Mike McQueen gives a pep talk to students at Fort Rucker Elementary School Feb. 19. The students will take the Terra Nova standardized assessment during the week of Feb. 24-28 Local doctor Mike McQueen spoke to students at Fort Rucker Elementary School Feb. 18 during the school’s annual Time to Shine Rally.

Tue, Feb 25, 2014 | Free Developmental Screenings
Educational and Developmental Intervention Services (EDIS) and Fort Bragg Schools, will be providing free developmental screenings for all military family members from birth through 5 years of age.

Sat, Feb 8, 2014 | FRPS students work to keep healthy hearts
All month long, students at Fort Rucker Primary School are learning how to keep a healthy heart during the school’s observance of American Heart Month.

Thu, Feb 6, 2014 | Reading is Fundamental 2014 Volunteer of the Year Award
Mary Ellen Cravotta, Information Specialist at Irwin Intermediate School chosen as a recipient of the 2014 Anne Hazard Richardson Volunteer of the Year Award.

Thu, Feb 6, 2014 | Shughart Middle School Student Earns "Silver Key Award"
Shughart Middle School student earns the "Silver Key Award" for the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards.

Fri, Jan 31, 2014 | Camp Lejeune schools offer personalized educational program for children with disabilities
NC-Camp Lejeune District ISS spoke to parents about the IEP Program during the EFMP Quarterly Forum

Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | Electrochemistry Demonstration at LHS
Mrs. Salcido and students. LHS science teacher demonstrated electrochemistry to her class with an experiment turning pennies to silver and gold.

Thu, Dec 19, 2013 | Students Show Sharing is Caring
Fort Rucker -- Pre-K through first graders at Fort Rucker Primary School showed they take sharing seriously during a school-wide assembly on Wednesday afternoon.

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | FRES Robotics team maneuvers award
The Fort Rucker Elementary School Lego Robotics Team competed for the first time in The First Lego League state qualifier in Birmingham Nov. 30. The team is composed of fourth through eighth graders who competed against more than 60 teams from the state. They won the Core Values category for teamwork and cooperation. Team 2022, The Storm Prowlers, also known as the Fort Rucker Elementary School Robotics Team, competed in the First Lego League Competition in Birmingham Nov. 30.

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- BACH give Barsanti Elementary School students hands-on with science at hospital lab
Blanchfield Army Community Hospital recently hosted gifted students from Barsanti Elementary School students in the BACH laboratory.

Wed, Dec 18, 2013 | Inspiring confidence in youth through running
Marine Aviation Logistics Squadron (MALS) 29 and Delalio ES have joined forces to help build a community in which girls of all ages know and activate their limitless potential and boldly pursue their dreams.

Tue, Dec 17, 2013 | Career Practicum Red Cross Holiday Party
Last week the Red Cross workers in Career Practicum at LHS were invited to a Holiday Party at the General’s house

Mon, Dec 16, 2013 | Fort Rucker celebrates Christmas with tree-lighting ceremony
Col. McRae recognized the Eblen family as this year's winner of the Military Family of Excellence award.

Thu, Dec 12, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Middle school students collect recyclables to benefit school, Earth
Wassom has partnered with TerraCycle, an international upcycling and recycling company that collects difficult-to-recycle packaging and products and repurposes the material into affordable, innovative products, according to terracycle.com.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Knox Youth Gains Resilience
The Army’s Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness is being met with success in many aspects of Soldiers’ lives—personal and professional. Fort Knox program has gone a step further by introducing the CSF2 training at the high school.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti Gives Thanks
The purpose of the event was two-fold – to show the school’s tremendous gratitude and appreciation to the Soldiers for their sacrifice and service to the Nation and to teach students the importance of giving back.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | Operation Celebration
Operation Celebration is an ongoing tradition each holiday season at Fort Rucker Primary School where students make handmade gifts and cards and send them to deployed Soldiers.

Fri, Dec 6, 2013 | FRES LEGO robotics team competes for first time
The Fort Rucker Elementary School LEGO robotics team competed for the first time in Birmingham Nov. 30.

Mon, Dec 2, 2013 | MEMS Robotics Team Advances to FLL State
Young engineers at Maxwell Elementary/Middle School came home Grand Champions last month from the FIRST LEGO League regional contest using robots and will compete in the state competition Jan. 25 in Huntsville, Ala.

Sun, Dec 1, 2013 | Military families, Fort Bragg schools make ornaments for governor's mansion tree
Children from Fort Bragg elementary schools and military family members made these Christmas decorations for a tree in front of the governor's mansion.

Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS swimming expects to make a splash in 2013
Entering his third season, Sosa has more returning experience than ever and is expecting this team to be the best he’s coached at Fort Knox.

Wed, Nov 20, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Academic All-Stars Recognizes Top Students
Through the program, there were individual nominations for 43 eighth-graders from 11 middle schools and 59 high school seniors from eight high schools.

Thu, Nov 7, 2013 | Students DARE to say ‘no’ to drugs
Students perform a song about making the right decisions during a DARE graduation ceremony. Students from 3 5th grade classes pledge to say no to drugs, alcohol and peer pressure as they join a long legacy of Fort Rucker ES students that have gone through the D.A.R.E. program.

Wed, Nov 6, 2013 | Lejeune High School Honored at the 2013 NCTC High School Play Festival
Lejeune High School’s Theatre Department made the school and community proud by bringing home honors from the 2013 NCTC High School Play Festival, held at Washington High School on November 2.

Fri, Nov 1, 2013 | Robots inspire Diamond students
An Army robot operated by soldiers with Fort Stewart’s 38th EOD climbs over an obstacle Thursday during Diamond Elementary School’s Robot Fest. A special science project for4th - 6th grade students incited students’ creativity and appreciation for science.

Thu, Oct 24, 2013 | Shughart students walk to raise breast cancer awareness
Students of Shughart Middle School hold up banners at the close of a two-mile breast cancer awareness walk at the school, Friday. In conjunction with the walk, the school donated more than $500 to a charity nonprofit organization dedicated to funding breast cancer research. In conjunction with a two-mile breast cancer awareness walk, the school donated more than $500 to a charity nonprofit organization dedicated to funding breast cancer research.

Wed, Oct 23, 2013 | Program helps parents understand parent-teacher conferences
Parent-teacher conferences don’t have to be intimidating if you know what to do.

Thu, Oct 3, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS grad named Youth of the Year finalist
“You can’t change the cards you were dealt (in life), you can only change the way you play them.” Profound and inspirational words from an 18-year-old young man

Thu, Oct 3, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Kingsolver recognized with national honor
Kingsolver Elementary School was recognized for its achievements when U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced it as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.

Fri, Sep 27, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS grad named Military Youth of the Year
Student meet with President Obama The award recognizes military installation club members who have faced adversity in their lives. Allen won the state competition in May and was named the Midwest region winner in July.

Fri, Sep 13, 2013 | Fort Rucker deputy garrison commander reads to students
Fort Rucker Deputy Garrison Commander Justin Mitchell reads Carol McCloud's, "Have you filled a bucket today?" to kindergarten students at Fort Rucker Primary School Sept. 12.

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Path to Wings
During his time as a Falcon, Garner played both defensive end and running back for the 2009 state champion FCHS football team and participated in the JROTC program.

Fri, Aug 23, 2013 | Homework Headache? Online tutoring program assists military students
“One day my mom and I were arguing about a math problem, because we both learned it different ways,” said Jane. “So she began looking up tutoring websites and came across Tutor.com.

Thu, Aug 22, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Mahaffey Stands Against Bullies
Mahaffey Middle School was host to the anti-bullying program “Stronger than a Bully,” Friday. Organized by the school’s Parent Teacher Organization and presented by Mobile Ed Productions, the program aims to empower children when they encounter bullying.

Thu, Aug 8, 2013 | Students return to class at Fort Rucker
Children on the installation experienced their first day back to school Tuesday

Thu, Aug 8, 2013 | Fort Campbell heads back to school
Marking the end of summer vacation, the first day of classes Monday brought returning students and new students to one of Fort Campbell’s nine schools.

Mon, Aug 5, 2013 | Schools offer Sneak-a-peek
Fort Rucker Primary School and Fort Rucker Elementary School are offering their Sneak-a-Peek events Monday.

Tue, Jul 16, 2013 | Four Fort Campbell High School Students receive Lend Lease Community Fund BlueStar Scholarships
Lend Lease (US) Community Fund (LLCF) is proud to announce the first-ever BlueStar Scholarships recipients for the upcoming 2013-2014 school year.

Thu, Jul 11, 2013 | Antilles HS Students Awarded Latino-American History Prize
Ms. Yanira Borges, Natalia Aponte, Ivonne Miranda, Ms. Marta Cruz Kelly, Charlyne Cuyar, Marcos González, and Ángela Guzmán. The group's documentary was titled, “1493: Conquest and Colonization of the Taínos of Puerto Rico.”

Tue, Jun 25, 2013 | Class of 2013: LHS graduates dream big
Members of the LHS Class of 2013 celebrate their graduation, hug those who supported them and receive their diplomas during the ceremony at the Base Theater aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, June 13. They learned so much throughout the years, but only one thing resonated in their final hours as students – don’t be afraid to dream big.

Fri, Jun 7, 2013 | Quantico M/HS Graduates Another 100%
The Quantico Middle/High School’s 2013 graduating class waits to be seated at the start of their graduation ceremony at Little Hall’s theatre on June 7, 2013. There were 21 Quantico students in the graduating class. No matter how they made it to the big stage, many of them were ready to go from a big fish in a small pond to a small fish in a big pond as they will soon continue their journey to college.

Fri, Jun 7, 2013 | Oversized Bags Banned in New NC-Fort Bragg Dress Code.
Middle school students asked to keep oversized purses and handbags in lockers starting next school year.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Post rezoning four schools
In an effort to balance enrollment, Fort Campbell Schools will partially rezone attendance boundaries at four elementary schools this fall.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Post rezoning four schools
In an effort to balance enrollment, Fort Campbell Schools will partially rezone attendance boundaries at four elementary schools this fall.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- School Board seeks candidates for Fall
As per DoD Instruction 1342.25, the Fort Campbell Schools have an elected school board which functions in an advisory capacity to the Superintendent. Members of the board serve two-year terms with unlimited consecutive terms.

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 | Lejeune HS Students Tour the USNS Comfort
A group of LHS students traveled to Naval Base Norfolk, VA to tour the U.S. Naval Ship Comfort as a part of the schools Nurse Aide I program.

Sat, Jun 1, 2013 | Mayor’s Office announces contest winners
DoDEA students among winners announced by the Jacksonville Mayor’s Office for the Onslow Commission for Persons with Disabilities poster, poetry and essay contest to promote “Disabilities Awareness Week”

Thu, May 30, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti clowns around for Oklahoma
Following the tragic news, the PTO sprang into action. Member Monica Annel made the initial suggestion that all proceeds collected from selling field day concessions be donated via Red Cross to benefit the victims of the terrible storms

Thu, May 23, 2013 | Brewster MS: Student program honors members, volunteers
More than 200 base residents and guests attended the Hoops-N-Dreams program recognition and achievement banquet at Brewster MS.

Wed, May 22, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Falcons win 1A Kentucky track title
Paced by a pair of individual state titles from Khalil Maynard and another title from Jordan Gibbs-Francis, Fort Campbell won its third state track title in five years.

Fri, May 17, 2013 | Pope ES Students Place 2nd in Stock Market Game
Pope ES Gifted students received awards May 17, 2013 at the NCCEE 2013 Awards Banquet at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro, NC. 4th and 5th grade gifted students at Pope Elementary competed in the National Stock Market Game for the Eastern Region and ranked second out of 23 other elementary schools.

Thu, May 16, 2013 | Lejeune Shines at State Meet
Lejeune boys’ and girls’ track teams showed what they have worked for the entire season at the 1-A track and field state championship meet.

Fri, May 10, 2013 | 319th Field Artillery Regiment Celebrates Patriot Day with Gordon Elementary Students
Elementary school students got to put their hands on real Army equipment last week in honor of Patriot Day.

Thu, May 9, 2013 | Marines sharpen skills for school-defense at Quantico
There has never been a shooting at a DoDEA school and the U.S. Marines are doing their best to ensure one never takes place.

Fri, May 3, 2013 | A picture is worth thousand words
30 students were rewarded for their week-long Earth Day efforts.

Thu, May 2, 2013 | Post celebrates Earth Day, makes a difference
When it comes to energy conservation and going green, Fort Rucker is no stranger with its Net Zero facilities and recycling programs, but no matter how small, people on the installation are making a difference.

Thu, May 2, 2013 | Bowley Elementary School hosts science festival
Children had the opportunity to fulfill their curiosity while learning how to conduct experiments at different stations during the Bowley Science Festival

Thu, May 2, 2013 | MEMS earns positive accreditation scores
The five years of preparation paid off during last month's visit by accreditation agency AdvancED and DoDEA representatives when they awarded MEMS positive accreditation scores.

Wed, May 1, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Seasoned students
“It’s kind-of nerve-wracking because we only have so much time to get everything done, when it’s got to be done."

Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | Earth Day Splash for Trash event t-shirts, designed by Brewster Middle School and Lejeune High School.
Nearly 100 service members and civilians gathered in the early morning for the Splash for Trash event at Engineer Point.

Fri, Apr 26, 2013 | STEAM week heats up DeLalio
STEAM week took place April 15-19 and every student from kindergarten up to fifth grade participated in the daily activities at DeLalio.

Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | Lejeune Theatre Guild graces stage with musical gospel
Members of the Lejeune Theater Guild will make the most ambitious move the drama department has ever attempted with their spring production of the Broadway hit “Godspell” at Lejeune High School aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune April 26 and 27.

Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | Strike supports Fort Campbell Students at Area 12 Special Olympics held at APSU’s Football Stadium
The special needs students representing Barkley Elementary School, Barsanti Elementary School, Lucas Elementary School and Fort Campbell High School, competed in a myriad of track and field events .

Thu, Apr 25, 2013 | Marines teach navigation fundamentals to middle schoolers
Marines with Combat Logistics Regiment 27, 2nd Marine Logistics Group traveled to Brewster Middle School, here, to teach seventh-grade students about land navigation.

Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | Artwork displays teach Lejeune students about the environment
More than 1,000 Department of Defense elementary and high school students attended the 10th Annual Earth Day Fair and Art Contest at the Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune to learn how they can play their part to help the earth.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Purple up, students showcase support
Students of Laurel Bay schools outfitted themselves in purple shirts as part of the Operation Military Kids’ Purple UP! For Military Kids day, April 15.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Home News .FCHS, Clarksville students receive service recognition
I feel floored when I know I am helping somebody else instead of caring for myself all the time,” said Alexcia Moore, Teen Club volunteer and Fort Campbell High School student.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Carbon-based classroom
Students from Barsanti made up the largest and most energetic group of volunteers Friday.

Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Lettuce Eat
A few men unloading boxes of lettuce into the Marshall Elementary School cafeteria might not seem unusual.

Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | After 62 years, Lt. Col. Faith rests in American soil.
Capt. Don C. Faith Jr. during World War II, wearing his 82nd Airborne patch. By the end of the war, he was a lieutenant colonel and had earned two Bronze Stars. Eventually he would get the Medal of Honor for his actions in Korea, where he was killed. Lt. Col. Don C. Faith Jr., a World War II and Korean War veteran and Medal of Honor recipient, was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., today.

Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FCHS students to present ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
Aspiring actors and actresses within the drama department at Fort Campbell High School, will soon be surprising the community with their newest production.

Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | Fort Rucker Elementary School celebrates Month of the Military Child
Deployment Club kids color Flat Brats and write letters to their deployed parents. The activity was part of Fort Rucker Elementary School's celebration of Month of the Military Child, which is all month long. As a child of a service member, military children have a lot to deal with from frequent moves, ever changing schools, making new friends and family separation through deployments.

Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | NC-Fort Bragg Operations Chief Receives Award
Fort Bragg Schools Education Operations Chief, Mr. Mike Thornburg received the Department of the Army Commander's Award for Civilian Service

Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | Pro fishermen to visit Fort Bragg schools
A few United States professional anglers will visit Fort Bragg's Devers and Bowley Elementary Schools April 17th.

Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- FCHS chef team cooks up appetite to win
Something big is cooking at Fort Campbell High School – and it’s enough to satisfy the most competitive of appetites.

Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | Drama queens qualify for national competition
Student actresses pose on the Lejeune High School stage aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune April 9 2 Lejeune HS actresses were awarded top honors at the state competition for high school theater November 2012

Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | DeLalio Elementary students celebrate STEAM week
DeLalio Elementary School students celebrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math week April 15-19 at the school aboard Marine Corps Air Station New River.

Thu, Apr 4, 2013 | Fort Campbell joins Healthier US School Challenge
To improve our children’s school lunches, Fort Campbell Schools teamed up with registered dietitians at Blanchfield Army Community Hospital.

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- EDITORIAL: Our cheers to you from us for week
The Leaf-Chronicle salutes those who are making our community and our world a better place in which to live.

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 | Fort Knox Based Soldiers Visit Local Students for Read Across America 2013
"One fish, two fish, red fish blue fish." These lyrics won’t be found in any Army cadence but on March 27, the soldiers from the 201st Brigade Support Battalion

Wed, Apr 3, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Post bookworms observe Read Across America
“Hanging out with the children, it definitely helps you understand why it’s so important to take care of parents."

Mon, Apr 1, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS Senior Represents KY in Washington
Kayla Rowsey, a Fort Knox High School senior, was one of two students representing Kentucky among the 104 student delegates from every state, Department of Defense schools overseas and Washington, D.C.

Fri, Mar 29, 2013 | QMHS Advanced Band Shines!
QMHS Advanced Band at 2013 District 15 Band Assessment Congratulations to the Advanced Band for a MAGNIFICENT performance.

Thu, Mar 28, 2013 | Live Wax Museum at Bolden E/MS
6th grade student presents his monologue as Cal Ripken Jr., a former baseball player for the Baltimore Orioles, in front of his fellow students. The hallways were filled in every direction with influential people from the past and present.

Mon, Mar 25, 2013 | Fort Knox -- FKHS Junior participating in Academy Program
Will Ostlund was chosen to participate in the United States Military Academy Summer Leader Exper-ience this summer. Ostlund was one of the 38 students nationwide chosen.

Sat, Mar 23, 2013 | Fort Campbell High School's Model United Nations brings home awards
A few months ago, I had the honor to witness our nation’s next generation of brilliant minds at work in the international affairs arena. I humbling served as a judge for a program at Fort Campbell High School (FCHS) called Model United Nations (MUN).

Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | Military-based schools in Warner Robins to reunite
WARNER ROBINS -- Sheila Clopton’s first teaching job was at Linwood Elementary School in 1983, at a time when the school mainly was made up of students from military families.

Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Macdonald Student Finalist for Military Child of the Year Award
DeAnna Tomlin, a Macdonald Intermediate School student, was a Top 20 finalist for the Military Child of the Year Award, which recog-nizes outstand-ing military children who demonstrate resiliency, leadership and achievement in their communities.

Wed, Mar 20, 2013 | MPs, DES make PIE Day ‘a blast’ at Faith
March 14 marked Faith Middle School’s annual Partner in Education Day. The Directorate of Emergency Services and 209th Military Police Company, which worked with DES during PIE Day, spent the entire school day with the students.

Tue, Mar 19, 2013 | Club to perform annual spring play
The Faith Middle School Drama Club is hosting its annual spring dinner theater with the production of The Ransom of Miss Elverna Dower at 6 p.m. March 22 at Faith Middle School. Tickets for the show and the meal are $12.

Thu, Mar 7, 2013 | Fort Campbell - Learning is “FUN”damental Mchaffey "Thinks Outside the Box"
On Monday, sixth, seventh and eighth graders at Mahaffey Middle were taught a new way of learning, VIP style. The traveling Mobile Ed Productions Inc. stopped by to visit the students for a 90-minute assembly.

Fri, Mar 1, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Young art: DAC art show celebrates students' visions
Dina Del Rio, 17, dreams of outer space. Her passion is for math and she plans to study aerospace engineering at the Illinois Institute of Technology after graduating high school this spring. The study of art?

Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Students Observer Heart Surgery: Testing Skills: Black History Month and more . . .
Students observe heart surgery at Jewish Hospital Fort Knox students attended a Black History Month program that featured guest speaker James Washington.

Thu, Feb 28, 2013 | Show choir encourages students to ‘Shine On’
The Enterprise Encores show choir performed at the Fort Rucker Elementary School Friday during the Shine On rally to fire up children about to take the Terra Nova standardized test. The Enterprise Encores performed their “Shine On” show during the rally to help get the kids fired up about taking their standardized tests that began Monday, according to Vicki Gilmer, FRES principal.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | Fort Knox- Spanish Club Celebrates Carnaval
On Feb. 12, Fort Knox High School’s Spanish Club, el club de Español, participated in Carnaval, the final celebration before Lent. Carnaval is typically held on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday.

Thu, Feb 21, 2013 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti pitches in
30 student council and gifted resource students at Barsanti Elementary have found a common ground with teachers to help control waste in their school.

Thu, Feb 14, 2013 | Let's Move -- Fort Campbell Cafeterias Initiate New Program
Schools and chefs all across the nation are coming together to take part in Michelle Obama’s Chefs Move to Schools Program, an important component of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative.

Wed, Feb 6, 2013 | Lend Lease (US) Community Fund offers new Scholarship opportunity to Fort Campbell High School Seniors
A new scholarship opportunity is being offered by Lend Lease (US) Community Fund (LLCF) to dependents of Service Members who live in a Lend Lease privatized military community and attend the installation’s DoDEA high school.

Thu, Jan 31, 2013 | Fort Rucker school celebrates 100 days in session
The Fort Rucker Primary School celebrated its 100th day in school Friday, and school officials and faculty members decided to make it a day of service and learning.

Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | DoDEA keeps post schools on the ‘cutting edge’ of technology
Post elementary schools find creative ways to get students to problem-solve

Wed, Jan 30, 2013 | Charity helps students with deployed parents
The nonprofit organization Embracing Military Families was started by Cathy McMullen at the beginning of the U.S. entry into Afghanistan in 2001. McMullen, who lives in Peachtree City, said she had a soft spot for military children.

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | Fort Knox -- Army STEM van visits Macdonald Intermediate School
More than 200 Macdonald Intermediate School students tested their skills in science, technology, engineering and math on the high tech display monitors of the Army STEM Van, Jan. 11.

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | Fort Knox -- High School Students Earning Microsoft Certification/AP Students Creating Ecosystems
These stories and more found in the Fort Knox Community Schools section of The Gold Standard

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 | Program celebrates life of Dr. MLK Jr.
Soldiers and Family members came together to remember the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during a commemorative program at the post theater Jan. 17.

Fri, Jan 18, 2013 | Fort Campbell--Keith lists Galbreath among favorites
Written on a creased sheet of paper he had previously tucked away in his sports coat, Mike Keith read off a list of his ten favorite football players. Keith has crossed paths with some greats in his over 30 years as a sports broadcaster

Thu, Jan 17, 2013 | Fort Knox High School --Student Selected for United States Youth Program and Science Class Designs Model Rockets
Kayla Rowsey, a high school senior from Fort Knox High School, has been one of the two selected juniors and seniors from Kentucky to represent the commonwealth in the 51st annual United States Youth Program

Mon, Dec 24, 2012 | FCHS--With a Parent Off Again at War, a Holiday of Pride and Isolation
Signs of the season have been everywhere at Fort Campbell High School over the last couple of weeks: including thousands of parents being deployed yet again in Afghanistan.

Thu, Dec 6, 2012 | Fort Campbell - Welcome to Gnash-ville
On a Friday afternoon, very close to the end of the school day, two students sit at a long table in the otherwise empty cafeteria at Fort Campbell’s Wassom Middle School.

Fri, Nov 30, 2012 | Ringing in the Holiday Season
A festive holiday crowd filled the Phenix City Amphitheater on Thursday night for the annual Christmas Show.

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | FCHS students solving the world’s problems
“Solving the world’s problems” is usually a euphemism for sitting around and shooting the breeze, but there is a class at Fort Campbell High School that really is tackling the world’s problems in the same manner that the world does.

Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Mobile science lab visits Barsanti Elementary
When it comes to teaching science, Jason Hodge is sure of one thing. “I’m a big, big believer in the fact that if a kid enjoys what they’re doing, they’re going to learn something,” he said.

Mon, Nov 26, 2012 | Fort Campbell Schools - Thanksgiving Feast
Thankgiving Decoration Fort Campbell Schools prepared their Thanksgiving Feast Nov. 14-16. To inspire the kitchen staff to prepare an exceptional meal and to encourage workers to enhance the décor of their kitchens and serving areas

Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Barsanti Elementary School cleans up for recycle day
30 Student Council and Gifted Resource students from Barsanti Elementary School took part in “America Recycles Day” with the leadership of Sylvia Crawford.

Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Mahaffey Middle School students honored
Mahaffey Middle School Academic Team Mahaffey Middle School students honored at the 11th annual Kentucky New Era / Rotary Regional Academic All-Star Team Awards and Recognition Ceremony

Mon, Nov 19, 2012 | Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Place in Vanderbilt University
Three Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations (MUN) students received awards and recognition at a recent MUN Conference competition at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tenn.

Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- ‘Full of Heart’: Martinez returns to post to promote new book
Before appearing on the world stage, J.R. Martinez served his country as a 101st Airborne Division Screaming Eagle.

Wed, Nov 7, 2012 | Fort Campbell -- Post 233 to Host Veterans Day Program
The Fort Campbell High School Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps will present the colors, and FCHS senior Jessica Rodriguez, a member of the school choir, will sing the National Anthem.

Fri, Nov 2, 2012 | New Superintendent for GA/AL District Announced
Dr. Christy Cabezas Dr. Christy Cabezas has been selected and has accepted the Georgia/Alabama District Superintendent’s position.

Thu, Nov 1, 2012 | K9 demonstration tops off Red Ribbon Week
Police officers came by the Fort Rucker Primary School and taught students an important lesson . . .

Thu, Nov 1, 2012 | Fort Knox --- Walker Students Win "State Championship"
Walker Intermediate School has won the state championship for the President’s Physical Fitness Challenge. Walker is one of three Kentucky schools to receive this award for last school year.

Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | Rapper encourages positive choices
Texas-based rapper Litarodi speaks to a gym packed full of Faith Middle School students. What do you do when you have a choice to make? Texas-based rapper Litarodi posed this question to Faith MS Wednesday. . ,

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | Lady Liberty raises her torch at Knox Schools
“Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore,” so said “Lady Liberty” when she visited students from Fort Knox’s Macdonald and Walker Intermediate schools.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | Fort Cambell-Lucas ES 526th BSB, school team up for health challenge
Next to Lucas Elementary School, there is a large, grassy field. On Friday, that field was rigged with ropes and ramps, looking every bit like a military-style navigation course.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | Burrows Elementary promotes Red Ribbon Week
Josephine, Ana, Reagen and Jaime are among 137 Burrows Elementary School fourth-and fifth-graders gathered outside the school, holding a red ribbon to collectively pledge against substance abuse. The event, held Monday, kicked-off the schools’ Red Ribbon Week. Burrows Elementary School students and teachers, dressed in red T-shirts gathered in front of the school Monday morning to take a stand against substance abuse.

Thu, Oct 25, 2012 | Warriors go all-out, regardless of odds
The Quantico Middle/High School Warriors rally during their Aug. 31 game against Massanutten Military Academy. Though winless through last Friday’s game, the team remains undaunted, bringing spirit and determination to each play.

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 | Dexter Elementary students learn positive skills in Bully Boot Camp
Bully Boot Camp was created to foster positive behaviors in students.

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 | Military children focus of mentoring
BBBS Military Mentoring joins children of parents in the military with Bigs who are in the military, ROTC or military school. Big Brothers Big Sisters to support Fort Benning school children

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | Fort Rucker Primary School Fire Prevention Week
Jim Ussery, Fort Rucker firefighter, teaches the students at Fort Rucker Primary School to not be afraid of firefighters in their firefighting uniforms during an event for Fire Prevention Week at the Fort Rucker Primary School Oct. 12. Fort Rucker fire prevention officials along with the Fort Rucker Fire Department educated the installation on the importance of fire safety . . .

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | Fort Campbell HS Historic Homecoming
This particular homecoming is more special for students, faculty and alumni alike, as Fort Campbell High School marks its 50-year anniversary

Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | Fort Knox JROTC Obstacle Course Funded
The Fort Knox Community Schools recently received $175,000 to construct a JROTC obstacle course adjacent to Bldg. 7474A, near Scott Middle School.

Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | Fort Campbell JROTC Drill Team Wins
The Fort Campbell High School (FCHS), JROTC Drill team won the title of overall drill champion on October 6, at the North Bullitt High School Drill competition in Shepardsville,KY.

Tue, Oct 16, 2012 | McBride Kicks off P.I.E.
McBride Elementary School celebrated — with songs and cheer — another Partners in Education year with their partner, the 192nd Infantry Brigade, Wednesday.

Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | Teen aims to help Soldiers
Fourteen-year-old Hannah Rauhut didn’t expect her class project on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder to launch her to where she is now.

Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | Students participate in the Great Egg Drop
Wilson Elementary School gifted teacher, Lisa Galloway with students that participated in the egg-drop activity. The Great Egg Drop is an activity to get students focused on and interested in the sciences as part of the national Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program.

Fri, Oct 5, 2012 | "Tough to Talk" promotes dialogue
Faith Middle School is taking a new initiative to help create dialogue between parents and the children with its new "Tough to Talk" series.

Thu, Oct 4, 2012 | Macdonald Intermediate School to Host 5k Run/Walk Nov 3
Macdonald Intermediate School’s third annual 5k run/walk will be held Nov. 3 at 8 a.m. The route starts at school, loops around the post, and finishes back at Macdonald, Bldg. 7729, 128 McCracken Street.

Fri, Sep 28, 2012 | "Interview-A-Veteran" contest under way
A 12-year tradition continues as students of Clarksville/Montgomery County and Fort Campbell Schools once again have the opportunity to take part in the Kiwanis Club Memories of Service and Sacrifice Committee “Interview-A-Veteran” contest.

Wed, Sep 26, 2012 | Fort Campbell Student has sights on the Stars
Most high school seniors are not very sure about what they want to do for a career after graduation. Fort Campbell High School senior is 100-percent sure that she wants to be a space engineer.

Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | Fort Rucker Primary School Open House Educates Parents
The first days of school can be difficult for some Families, but the Fort Rucker Primary School makes it easier for parents by educating them on what a typical day for their child is like.

Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | Students Learn Importance of "Everyday Heroes"
The gymnasium at Fort Rucker Primary School was filled with students and staff wearing red, white and blue to celebrate Hero Day Sept. 11.

Wed, Sep 12, 2012 | West Point Students Encouraged to Stay Fit, Study Hard
It was the first assembly of the new school year at the West Point Middle School and students were treated to a visit from two N.Y. Giants who were promoting the NFL's Play 60 program . . .

Wed, Sep 5, 2012 | Anti-bullying Play Coming to Fort Benning Schools
Fort Benning elementary school students will explore the issue of bullying September 18-20 through a Family Theatre production of the play, Bully Goats Griff.

Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | Military Kid Tackles PTSD for School Project
A Backpack Journalist Hannah Rauhut poses with retired Sgt. Maj. Sam Rhodes, founder of Wounded Warrior Horsemanship program. 13-year-old student educates her peers on post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | Why P.I.E. is important to News 3
News 3 reporter Sydney Cameron shared her experiences with Ms. Cruz’ 5th graders in the Science Lab. Sydney also answered questions by the students and spent time volunteering in the Media Center.

Wed, Aug 29, 2012 | Stopping Bullying When You See It
Take a stand. Lend a hand. Stop bullying now! is the slogan for the Department of Defense Education Activity’s anti-bullying campaign, which began last year. Many states have laws that address both bullying and cyber-bullying.

Fri, Aug 24, 2012 | Military kids head back to school on the base
Students who attend school at Fort Jackson listen to their teacher reading them a book. At first glance, the classrooms in Pierce Terrace Elementary look like any other school. However, behind the walls is Fort Jackson, the nation’s largest Army training facility.

Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | DODEA focuses on teacher development for new school year
Students make their way to Jackson Elementary for their first day of school on post, Aug. 6. Students heading back to DoDEA schools are likely to see many improvements, including modernized classrooms, the latest technology, new course offerings, healthier school lunches and even some new academic requirements.

Thu, Aug 23, 2012 | How parents, children can work together to make school year a success
As the school year begins on Fort Bragg, the stresses of the military lifestyle on the Family are compounded by the demands of the new academic year. Children and parents are faced with competing demands on their time and attention.

Mon, Aug 20, 2012 | Quantico Middle/High School Receives New Principal
Students attending Marine Corps Base Quantico Middle/High School won’t just be receiving new schedules and classes on Aug. 22. Michael A. Johnson will be walking through the halls as the new principal when they arrive.

Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | Falcons Volleyball Victorious in Season Opener
The season is barely underway, but things are looking good for the Fort Campbell High School volleyball program.

Tue, Aug 14, 2012 | DDESS Expands E-reader Pilot
Due to three successful e-reader pilots in DDESS last year, Dr. Curtis has decided to expand the pilot for SY 12/13.

Thu, Aug 9, 2012 | School Year Brings Change, New Faces for Students
School began Aug. 6 with a mixture of both happy and sad parents and children. Though most parents are happy to see their children growing up, dropping them off for the first day of the new school can be somewhat difficult, said one parent, Amy Morder.

Thu, Aug 2, 2012 | Competitive FCHS Golf Program Tees Off
Green – it’s the color of golf; so as a green team, the Fort Campbell High School Falcons feel right at home on the golf course.

Thu, Jul 26, 2012 | Keenan Named New FCHS Athletic Director
Fort Campbell High School named Tricia Keenan as the new athletic director July 18. Keenan replaces Ken Jankowski, who resigned in June.

Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | Program Builds Resilience In Students
Although weeks away from the beginning of their freshmen year of high school, 32 students took two days out of their summer to build resilience and enhance mental performance.

Wed, Jul 25, 2012 | Meet Fort Benning's New Principals
Fort Benning welcomes three new principals at Faith Middle School, Dexter Elementary and Stowers Elementary schools.

Thu, Jul 19, 2012 | Next Generation Leaders Earn Their Stripes
Rising high school juniors and seniors, whose parents are active-duty service members, tackle the challenges of leadership during the Semper Fi Fund Kids Camp and Mentor Program at Outdoor Odyssey in Laurel, Pa., recently

Tue, May 22, 2012 | 2012 Teacher of the Year for NY/VA/PR District
A sixth grade social studies teacher at Antilles Middle School has been named as the 2012 NY/VA/PR District Teacher of the Year.

Fri, May 18, 2012 | Graduating Identical Twins Headed to Separate Army Units
While graduates across the mid-state are collecting their diplomas, and moving into the next chapter of their lives, for two identical twins at Fort Campbell High School that next chapter involves serving their country.

Mon, May 14, 2012 | Warriors take giant step toward title
The Quantico Middle/High School Boys Baseball Team has been on a figurative rollercoaster this past week as they get faced off against two evenly matched teams right before their Delaney Athletic Conference playoff game.

Fri, May 11, 2012 | 'STEMposium' takes over Dahlgren School
Former elementary and middle school students of a certain age may be hard-pressed to remember experiments as lively and engaging as the ones taken on by students of the Dahlgren School at a May 3 "STEMposium."

Wed, May 9, 2012 | Lady Warriors Dream Big
This week in soccer, the Quantico Middle/High School Girls Varsity Team, 3-8, had their hands full as they completed against three very tough opponents: Randolph Macon Academy Yellow Jackets, Foxcroft School Eagles and Wakefield Country Day Owls.

Wed, May 9, 2012 | Warriors baseball headed to second-round playoffs
The Quantico Middle/High School Boys Baseball Team has been on a figurative rollercoaster this past week as they get faced off against two evenly matched teams right before their Delaney Athletic Conference playoff game.

Thu, May 3, 2012 | College Bound
Three Falcons athletes, along with one transfer, joined a legacy of success April 25 when they signed their national letters intent to play college football.

Wed, May 2, 2012 | Pancake breakfast benefits charities
The third annual Tim Williams Scholarship Fund Pancake Breakfast was a success Saturday at Fort Campbell High School.

Tue, Apr 24, 2012 | Quantico M/HS assessment brings tears
When Quantico Middle/High School acting Principal Dan Mulhern and School Improvement Team leader Peg Larkin got the results of their school’s recent accreditation assessment, they both broke into tears.

Sun, Apr 1, 2012 | Warriors scrimmage base soccer club
The Quantico Middle/High School Warriors Boy’s Soccer Team lost a hard-fought exhibition match, 7-0, to the Quantico United Soccer Club, the base soccer team, at the Quantico Middle/High School on April 4.

Thu, Mar 29, 2012 | GTMO Multi-Cultural Observance Committee Honors Women's History Month
The event featured educational skits and performances from the installation's W.T. Sampson school students

Tue, Mar 20, 2012 | Ashurst Elementary Presents the Presidents
History came to life when students reenacted former U.S. presidents in a school presentation.

Sat, Mar 10, 2012 | Quantico's JROTC brings home the gold . . . again
Quantico M/HS Marine Corps Junior ROTC wins the Mount Vernon Invitational Drill Team Competition for the 12th consecutive time.

Fri, Mar 9, 2012 | Vanguard soldiers set an example at Kessler Elementary
Instead of firing at the range or running drills, some soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, spent their day, March 9, with children at Kessler Elementary

Fri, Mar 9, 2012 | Stewart students kick-off Read Across America week two miles at a time
Diamond Elementary School students lined the halls of their school to help kick-off Read Across America week.

Thu, Mar 8, 2012 | Celebrating Seuss
Students at Fort Rucker Primary School enjoy games in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

Wed, Mar 7, 2012 | Students celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday
Fort Rucker Primary School's end-of-the-week celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday.

Thu, Mar 1, 2012 | 100th day, 100+ Books
by Heather Clark, Courier staff What began as a book recommendation for a Jackson Elementary fourth grade class turned into an exercise in helping and giving back to the community.

Mon, Feb 27, 2012 | Quantico M/HS Honor Their Athletic Warriors
Quantico Middle/High School held its annual winter athletic award assembly in their auditorium on Feb. 27. The ceremony featured all the winter sports programs including varsity and middle school basketball and cheerleading

Wed, Feb 22, 2012 | E.A. White ES Celebrates 50 Years
A special tribute and a special visitor pays tribute to the student body.

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 | Fort Rucker Schools Help Post Celebrate Black History Month
Fort Rucker Elementary School 6th grader presented his drawing of a "Red Tail" to retired Lt. Col. Herbert E. Carter of the 99th Fighter Squadron, Tuskegee Airmen during the post celebration

Thu, Feb 9, 2012 | New Construction at Fort Campbell
Among the new facility projects in the design phase now are several new on-post schools. Fort Campbell DPW is working with DoDEA to plan the replacement of four elementary schools, two middle schools and construct an addition to Fort Campbell High School.

Wed, Feb 1, 2012 | White ES Celebrates 40th Birthday
Edward A. white Elementary School celebrates 50th birthday and remembers their school namesake.

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 | Quantico Schools Seek New Principals
Two recent retirements have resulted in a bit of a shakeup in administration at Quantico’s schools.

Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | White ES Robotics Team Success
Winning Robotics team wearing their skit The Fort Benning White Elementary School Roaring Lions Robotics team participated in the local and regional Science and Technology First Lego League Robotics competitions with great success.

Fri, Jan 6, 2012 | Deployment Tea Connects Soldiers, Spouses to Students
Fort Rucker Primary School ambassadors welcomed spouses, children and one recently deployed Soldier at the Deployment Tea. Teachers and staff at Fort Rucker Primary helped keep deployed Soldiers in touch with students and gave spouses a chance to connect at the Deployment Tea December 15, 2011.

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 | FoodPlay comes to West Point
Joseph Bromfield, an actor for FoodPlay, interacts with the elementary school children at West Point. FoodPlay came to the West Point Middle School Monday to inform and entertain elementary school children on what is good to eat and what is not.

Thu, Dec 8, 2011 | Fort Rucker Primary Students Send Care Packages to Deployed Soldiers.
A teacher's aide, helps students create apple cinnamon ornaments to be hung on the Christmas trees sent to deployed Soldiers Fort Rucker Primary School kindergarteners show thanks and appreciation to deployed Soldiers with Operation Celebration.

Tue, Dec 6, 2011 | Fort Benning Tree and Menorah Lighting
With holiday tunes, kids from three Fort Benning schools singing, and the lighting of a menorah and Christmas trees, Fort Benning officially kicked off the holiday season.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | Fort Knox Food Service Program Encourages Healthy Choices
At Fort Knox, the 8 school cafeterias serve nutritious breakfast and lunch daily. Specifically, our food service department prepares 400 breakfast and 1,300 lunch meals every school day. Providing quality school food service is a complex process.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | FKHS Gym To See Big Improvements
The gym is slated for a $1.1 million renovation.

Thu, Oct 20, 2011 | FCHS Army JROTC rated Honor Unit with Distinction
Fort Campbell High School ARMY JROTC has once again achieved the highest rating possible for SY 2010-2011, as a Honor Unit with Distinction.

Thu, Oct 6, 2011 | 'Spark'ing Interest in Fire Prevention at Fort Campbell Schools
It only takes a spark to start a fire. It only takes a Sparky to start fire prevention safety.

Thu, Oct 6, 2011 | 'Spark'ing Interest in Fire Prevention at Fort Campbell Schools
It only takes a spark to start a fire. It only takes a Sparky to start fire prevention safety.

Sun, Oct 2, 2011 | Light at the End of the Hallway for Quantico Schools
A fair and balanced report on our schools at Quantico VA

Sun, Oct 2, 2011 | Light at End of Hallway for Quantico Schools
A fair and balanced report on our schools at Quantico VA.

Fri, Sep 30, 2011 | No place like home for LHS principal
Since graduating Lejeune High School in 1980, LHS Principal Eric Steimel has spent his entire career, teaching, mentoring and leading students within the DoDEA school system on MCB Camp Lejeune.

Thu, Sep 29, 2011 | 2012 Teacher of the Year
Mr. Gould takes great pride in announcing the selection of Mr. Tim Proskauer as the 2012 Teacher of the Year. We are very pleased to have him represent all of the teacher's in our district at the DoDEA-wide Teacher of the Year competition

Wed, Sep 21, 2011 | West Point Middle School earns coveted National Blue Ribbon
David Rudy (left), principal of the West Point Middle School, and teachers listen via teleconference as Dr. Mike Gould, Superintendent of DoDEA of New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District, announces that the WPMS is one of 304 schools selected as a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School. On Sept. 15, David Rudy, principal of the West Point Middle School, learned the school was named a 2011 National Blue Ribbon school by the Department of Education.

Thu, Sep 15, 2011 | West Point Middle School Designated A Blue Ribbon School
West Point MS selected by the Department of Education as a 2011 National Blue Ribbon School.

Tue, Sep 13, 2011 | Barsanti ES Tick Survey
Tick survey of Pre-K playground conducted by Environmental Health Services.

Tue, Aug 16, 2011 | Dr. Underwood Selected as Principal for Kessler Elementary
Dr. Djuna Underwood has been named principal of Kessler Elementary School, at Fort Stewart, Ga., in the South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District.

Sun, Aug 7, 2011 | Mom Writes Book to Help Daughter Cope with Deployment
An Army wife writes a book to help her children cope with her husband's deployment.