Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | Children Back To School: Excitement, fun as new year begins
Children on Fort Rucker were welcomed with open arms as they experienced their first day back to school.
Wed, Jul 15, 2015 | Fort Rucker ES Hosts GEMS Program
The Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP) extended the opportunity for DoDEA teachers to participate in 2015 Gains in the Education of Math and Science (GEMS) programs at various Army locations, including Fort Rucker.
Tue, May 26, 2015 | Thrift shop awards grants to teachers
The newly formed Teacher Grant Program awarded nearly $17,000 in grants during a ceremony at the thrift shop May 13 to 14 teachers of schools on post and in the surrounding communities.
Thu, May 21, 2015 | Dexter Elementary School Hosts Volunteer Luncheon
The Dexter Elementary Sunshine Committee hosted a special Volunteer Luncheon on Thursday, May 21st. The event celebrated all of the dedicated parents, volunteers, and room moms who have lent their support during School Year 2014-2015.
Tue, May 19, 2015 | Maxwell E/MS Crime Prevention Day
Maxwell Air Force Base's Security Forces had their sights set on fun and safety when they paid a visit to Maxwell Elementary Middle School for Crime Prevention Day.
Mon, May 18, 2015 | Students Encourage Lifelong Learners
Mrs. Hand's students encourage lifelong learning.
Wed, Apr 29, 2015 | Former Faith MS student featured in Tuscon Sentinel Article
Experiences of former FMS student used to describe DoDEA's adoption of College and Career Ready Standards.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | Full STEAM ahead at MEMS
Engineering Design Process was the focus of MEMS STEMposium for 2015. Students asked, designed, created and improved their project based learning endeavors.
Fri, Apr 24, 2015 | Fort Rucker Elementary school students visit airfield
About 75 students from Fort Rucker Elementary School had the chance to visit Lowe Army Heliport and the Goodhand Simulator Complex during Operation Panther Pride.
Mon, Apr 20, 2015 | Army Strong: 6th grader wins art contest, respect of peers
The strength of Army family inspired one Fort Rucker Elementary School sixth grader to create an award-winning piece of art and earn the admiration of her peers.
Mon, Apr 20, 2015 | April Star Students at White Elementary School
Students at E.A. White were recognized for demonstrating the characteristic of Integrity during the Month of April.
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 | Dr. Middlemiss joined Ft. Rucker ES for Purple Up! Day
Dr. Middlemiss visited Ft. Rucker ES April 1th and joined them in their Purple Up photo.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 | GA/AL School District Assistant Superintendent
A Phenix City Public Schools administrator is the new assistant superintendent for the military school district that includes Fort Benning.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 | Family Advocacy Sponsors Magic Show for Dexter Students
Dexter students were invited to see “The Magician” a magic show which focused on social issues such as: dealing with feelings, drugs and alcohol, and knowing who you can trust.
Fri, Apr 10, 2015 | Post commits to preventing child abuse
Child abuse can oftentimes go unnoticed, but Fort Rucker is bringing the issue to the forefront as the installation’s garrison commander signed a proclamation committing the community to the prevention of child abuse.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 | Ft. Rucker Elementary Students prepare for future through problem solving, fun
Students embarked on a journey through their minds to tackle their creative side during STEM Month.
Tue, Mar 10, 2015 | Faith Middle School joins Read Across America week
Guest speakers read to students at Faith Middle School as part of Read Across America week 2015.
Mon, Mar 9, 2015 | FRPS staff thanks soldiers
Members of the Fort Rucker Primary School staff gathered recently for a special tea for members of the deployed service.
Thu, Mar 5, 2015 | Suess’ legacy lives on at Fort Rucker
Fort Rucker celebrated the man who has given such joy and memories to the world.
Wed, Mar 4, 2015 | MEMS Robotics Team in the News
The Maxwell Elementary-Middle School robotics competition team took second place at the FIRST LEGO League Alabama state competition and will be attending the National Competition on May 14, 2015 in California.
Sat, Feb 14, 2015 | Dexter Students Participate in Annual Audubon Society Art Contest
Students in Ms. V’s Art 4th and 5th Grade Art classes participated in the annual Columbus Audubon Art Contest. The theme for the contest was “Birds Seen in the Chattahoochee Valley Area.”
Thu, Feb 12, 2015 | FRPS Students Perform at Black History Month Kick-off Event
Fort Rucker Primary School 1st grade students perform musical numbers celebrating history and unity despite diversity during Fort Rucker's annual Black History Month kick-off event at the post exchange's food court Jan. 30.
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 | Ft. Rucker Primary School celebrates the 100th day of school
Students at FRPS learned a life lesson to go along with their curriculum as they celebrated 100 days in session.
Mon, Jan 12, 2015 | Fort Rucker Primary and Elementary schools get back in swing in 2015
With all the presents opened and resolutions for the new year made, it’s time for the children on Fort Rucker to go back to school.
Fri, Dec 12, 2014 | Dexter Elementary School Celebrates Cultural Diversity
Dexter Elementary School hosted their first "Street Heritage Fair" on Friday December 12th.
Thu, Dec 11, 2014 | FRPS Students make cards for veterans
Ft Rucker schools partnered with the Enterprise-Coffee County Unit 9 Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary to make sure the disabled veterans had something to look forward to this holiday season.
Mon, Dec 1, 2014 | Operation Celebration: Students support deployed Soldiers
Fort Rucker Primary School isn’t just a place children go to learn math, science, reading and writing, it’s also where children go to learn one of the most important life lessons of all – giving.
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.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 | MEMS 6th Grade World Food Banquet
Research projects contributed to the World Food Banquet held in 6th Grade History today.
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
Our Fine Arts program continues to provide students opportunities to excel in Art and participate in contests.
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.
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
Spanish teachers, Mrs. Hazel Gonzalez, participated in the world famous New York Marathon and was awarded a beautiful medal as a finisher.
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 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 | Living History: Fort Rucker Elementary Brings History to Life
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.
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 | 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 | Principal Returns to Wilson
Michelle Allen is Wilson Elementary School's newest principal, but she said her history with the school has developed through setting an example of servant leadership for students and staff.
Fri, Sep 19, 2014 | White Elementary's K and 5th Grade Class Buddies
Mrs. B's 5th grade work with Mrs. L.'s Kindergarten as class buddies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tue, Jun 3, 2014 | FRPS celebrates special night of STEM learning
Throughout the year, FRPS integrates STEM concepts, which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, into the student’s daily lessons and activities.
Tue, Jun 3, 2014 | Faith students learn land management
Seventh-grade students from Faith Middle School were challenged to put their land management skills to the test with a yearlong project with the Directorate of Public Work's Environmental Management Division.
Tue, May 27, 2014 | Loyd,Wilson Elementary schools win PIE awards
Loyd and Wilson Elementary schools won Partners in Education Project of the Year awards with 'Loyds, Let's Move' and Wilson's 'Enriching the Lives of Faculty' projects.
Fri, May 23, 2014 | Faith Middle School students donate $2,500 to charity
They might be young, but Faith Middle School students showed they can make an impact in the world, said sixth-grader Lauryn Vigeland and vice president of the student council.
Fri, May 2, 2014 | Students design inventions to make their lives easier
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.
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.
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, a day of recognition for military children.
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 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.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014 | Picture This! A New School for Fort Benning
Photos of the McBride ES groundbreaking ceremony.
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 | Fort Rucker Primary School Eases Challenges of Deployed Loved Ones
The Primary School at Fort Rucker welcomed spouses and children of deployed soldiers for their annual Deployment Tea.
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
Local doctor Mike McQueen spoke to students at Fort Rucker Elementary School Feb. 18 during the school’s annual Time to Shine Rally.
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.
Tue, Feb 4, 2014 | Teacher turns personal experiences into lessons
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.
Fri, Jan 24, 2014 | MEMS Athletics Program Brings Pride to Students
Seventh and eighth grade students at Maxwell Elementary/Middle School have something to call their own after the introduction of the school's first-ever competitive athletics program.
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
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 | 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.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 | Students DARE to say ‘no’ to drugs
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, 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.
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.
Thu, Aug 8, 2013 | Students return to class at Fort Rucker
Children on the installation experienced their first day back to school Tuesday
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.
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.
Wed, Apr 17, 2013 | After 62 years, Lt. Col. Faith rests in American soil.
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.
Mon, Apr 15, 2013 | Fort Rucker Elementary School celebrates Month of the Military Child
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.
Thu, Apr 4, 2013 | Dog demo educates Fort Rucker students on K9s
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.
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.
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, Feb 28, 2013 | Show choir encourages students to ‘Shine On’
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, 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 | 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, 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.
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 . . .
Tue, Oct 30, 2012 | Rapper encourages positive choices
What do you do when you have a choice to make? Texas-based rapper Litarodi posed this question to Faith MS Wednesday. . ,
Wed, Oct 24, 2012 | Military children focus of mentoring
Big Brothers Big Sisters to support Fort Benning school children
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.
Thu, Oct 18, 2012 | Fort Rucker Primary School Fire Prevention Week
Fort Rucker fire prevention officials along with the Fort Rucker Fire Department educated the installation on the importance of fire safety . . .
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
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, 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, Aug 29, 2012 | Military Kid Tackles PTSD for School Project
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.
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, 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.
Wed, Mar 7, 2012 | Faith MS Cheerleaders to perform at West Point's spring football scrimmage
Fort Benning will host the West Point spring football scrimmage at Doughboy Stadium.
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
Wed, Feb 1, 2012 | White ES Celebrates 40th Birthday
Edward A. white Elementary School celebrates 50th birthday and remembers their school namesake.
Tue, Jan 10, 2012 | White ES Robotics Team Success
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
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 | Fort Rucker Primary Students Send Care Packages 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.