Ft. Rucker ES

Fort Rucker Elementary News

Thu, Jul 31, 2014 | Parents, students 'Sneak a Peek' into new school year
Fort Rucker Elementary School officials are ready to welcome students back to school Aug. 5, and even though teachers return July 31 there is much to do before the bells ring to begin class.

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.

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.

Wed, Apr 16, 2014 | Fort Rucker Elementary honors military children during April
On April 15, Fort Rucker Elementary School teamed up with Corvias Military Housing to celebrate Purple Up Day. On April 15, Fort Rucker Elementary School teamed up with Corvias Military Housing to celebrate Purple Up Day, a day of recognition for military children.

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 4, 2014 | Teacher turns personal experiences into lessons
Lisa Halpin, Fort Rucker Elementary School third grade teacher, helps her student during morning math warm-ups as her class looks on Tuesday. Children pour into the classroom as the bell rings and prepare to take on the day, but one teacher has prepared her entire life to do what she loves most – teach.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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, Apr 4, 2013 | Dog demo educates Fort Rucker students on K9s
Pfc. Donavan Jenkins helps children from the Fort Rucker Elementary School pet Maxie, military working dog, after a demonstration March 21. Military working canine handlers, along with six military working dogs, visited Fort Rucker Elementary School March 21 to educate the children on how the dogs help police protect the installation and how to properly behave around them.