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Wed, Jun 15, 2016 | Fort Benning schools and the Life is Better at Benning campaign
Have you seen the signs, posters and heard the social media buzz about #lifeisbetteratbenning and wondered why?

Thu, Jun 2, 2016 | Fort Rucker Elementary school club cultivates leaders
Education at Fort Rucker schools is more that just about teaching students their ABCs – it’s also about cultivating leaders.

Wed, Jun 1, 2016 | Loyd Elementary School ends final year with annual talent show
On the last day of school in Loyd Elementary School's last year, students, faculty and parents gathered in the cafeteria May 27 to watch the end of the year talent show.

Wed, May 25, 2016 | Dexter Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
On Monday, May 23, Dexter Students participated in a celebration of Asian Pacific Heritage.

Thu, May 12, 2016 | Elementary school puts on 'High School Musical Jr.'
Fort Rucker Elementary School isn’t just a place where students get educated on subjects like math and science, but also a place that nurtures children’s artistic sides.

Wed, May 11, 2016 | Stowers Elementary teachers shown appreciation for their dedication to students.
Principal Parks and the PTO pampered Stowers Elementary staff for teacher appreciation week. Teachers were treated to something special each day of the week.

Wed, May 11, 2016 | Loyd Elementary retires flag, honors sister of namesake
Students, faculty and staff of Loyd Elementary concluded a week's worth of events recognizing the school's closing May 6 with the retiring of its flag.

Fri, May 6, 2016 | Dexter Students Participate in “Last Chance Run”
On Friday, May 6th Dexter Elementary School held a “Last Chance Run” event.

Fri, May 6, 2016 | Loyd's Legacy
When the final school bell rings for summer vacation May 27, Frank R. Loyd Elementary School will close its doors for good.

Thu, May 5, 2016 | McBride Students Participate in Holocaust Remembrance
This week some of McBride School's 4th and 5th graders participated in the MCoE Days of Remembrance program honoring the memory of the Holocaust victims.

Wed, May 4, 2016 | Faith Middle School students, faculty and staff get active
Faith Middle School students faced off against the faculty and staff in a basketball game April 29 that helped raise money for the school's Advancement via Individual Determination Program.

Thu, Apr 28, 2016 | Stowers Elementary Students participate in Fort Benning’s STEM week: Discover the World Today, for Tomorrow!
Students at Stowers Elementary School are spending the week of April 11th participating in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) activities.

Thu, Apr 28, 2016 | Dexter Elementary School Hosts Volunteer Luncheon
The Dexter Elementary Sunshine Committee hosted a special Volunteer Luncheon on Wednesday, April 27th.

Thu, Apr 28, 2016 | Stroller Parade raises awareness, educates
Parents take their decorated strollers for a lap around the Fort Rucker Elementary School track during the Stroller Parade in recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Thu, Apr 21, 2016 | School challenges students' minds during STEM FEST
For students at Fort Rucker Elementary School, learning is a hands-on experience, and when learning about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, they aren’t afraid to get their feet wet.

Thu, Apr 21, 2016 | Program sets students on own path
The Fort Rucker ES Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program is looking to make sure its students are prepared when it comes to saying no to not only drugs, but alcohol, smoking and peer pressure, as well.

Wed, Apr 20, 2016 | Dexter Students Enjoy a Magic Show
On Friday, April 15th, Dexter Elementary students enjoyed an afternoon magic show.

Thu, Apr 14, 2016 | Wilson ES Hosts STEAM Week Kick-Off
All fifth-graders at Fort Benning gathered at Wilson Elementary school for a STEAM Week Kick-Off.

Wed, Apr 13, 2016 | Faith Middle School STEMposium shows students the importance of studying STEM
"STEMbrace it," said Brain Kornett, a research and development project officer for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center in Huntsville, Alabama, when talking about choosing a career in STEM.

Wed, Apr 13, 2016 | Dexter’s “Little Heroes” Turn out for Morning Fun Run
On Friday, April 8th Dexter Elementary School held a “Little Heroes Run” event.

Mon, Apr 11, 2016 | MEMS Kicks Off Fourth Annual STEMposium with Birds of Prey
Maxwell Elementary and Middle School students kicked off the fourth annual STEMposium with a visit from the Alabama 4-H Science School's Birds of Prey demonstration April 8, 2016, at Maxwell Air Force Base

Fri, Apr 8, 2016 | Wilson ES students participate in Fort Benning's city wide Field Day
Wilson Elementary School's special needs student's participated in a city wide field day event sponsored by Fort Benning.

Tue, Mar 29, 2016 | Loyd Elementary School counselor writes a thank you letter to citizens of Fayette County, GA.
Dear citizens of Fayette County, once again, you heard the call, and not only accomplished the mission, but you blew it out of the park! From the bottom of my heart, thank you.

Tue, Mar 22, 2016 | Faith Middle School students apply new postwide initiative to career projects
"Pursue it and do it." This four-word phrase serves as a daily reminder for the eighth-grade students at Faith Middle School to work hard in order to achieve their dreams and never give up, said Kelisa Wing, an eighth-grade teacher at Faith Middle School.

Fri, Mar 18, 2016 | PIE Penpals Attend Graduation
Third, fourth, and fifth graders from McBride School attended the graduation for Foxtrot Company 2-47 so they could wave at their Partners in Education penpals.

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 | Faith Middle School teacher wins district Teacher of the Year
Known for going "above and beyond" and putting her students and their educational goals first, Kelisa Wing, a Faith Middle School eighth-grade teacher, was selected as the 2016-2017 DoDEA-Americas, Georgia-Alabama District Teacher of the Year.

Wed, Mar 16, 2016 | Wilson ES STEAM Builds a Green House
Wilson Elementary Schools students are learning about the environment and taking on real-life experiences as they build and maintain their very own greenhouse.

Thu, Mar 10, 2016 | McBride Chorus Receives Superior Rating
McBride School's Patriot Chorus received superior ratings at competition.

Wed, Mar 9, 2016 | Dexter Career Day Headlines Upcoming School Events
Columbus firefighters, a Columbus Symphony Orchestra member, and an engineer are just a few of the career presenters who will appear at Dexter Elementary Career Day on March 15.

Mon, Mar 7, 2016 | Dexter Students Win Big at Audubon Society Art Contest
Dexter students participated in the annual Columbus Audubon Art Contest which is co-sponsored by Oxbow Meadows.

Fri, Mar 4, 2016 | Faculty, Parents, and Students Participate in the March Madness Run
On Friday, March 4th Dexter Elementary School held a “March Madness Run” event.

Mon, Feb 29, 2016 | Students shine at cup stacking competition
Students from Stowers Elementary School participated in a cup stacking competition.

Thu, Feb 25, 2016 | Fort Rucker Primary School eases burden of separation by interacting with deployed parents
Deployments are tough on military families, but Fort Rucker Primary School seeks to ease that burden by making families feel at home no matter how far away a loved one may be.

Tue, Feb 16, 2016 | Dental clinic educates parents, children on hygiene
Fort Rucker’s Brown Dental Clinic is targeting children and parents for an educational campaign on promoting healthy dental habits for National Children Dental Health Month, according to Ann Bagley, general dentist at the clinic.

Thu, Feb 11, 2016 | Loyd Choir honors blood donors during ceremony
The choir serenaded the guests with a melody of songs through the ages, incorporating the words blood, donor and life in the songs, which had the guests clapping and rocking to the tunes.

Wed, Feb 10, 2016 | First LEGO Robotics Expo at McBride ES
Stowers, McBride, Wilson Elementary and Faith MS will compete in the First LEGO robotics exposition on Feb. 11 at McBride ES

Fri, Feb 5, 2016 | Dexter Gets Heart Healthy With Cupid Run
Dexter Elementary students, parents and teachers braved the cold on Friday February 5, 2016 to participate in "Cupid Run."

Wed, Feb 3, 2016 | Dexter Elementary Holds Parent University Night
Dexter Elementary School held its first Parent University night Jan. 26 to educate parents about the many resources open to their students.

Thu, Jan 28, 2016 | Fort Rucker Primary School Student activity teaches, helps animal shelters
Along with the familiar reading, writing and arithmetic, students at Fort Rucker Primary School learned to give back to their community as they celebrated 100 days in session.

Tue, Jan 26, 2016 | Fort Benning Schools Redistricting
The final redistricting plan for Fort Benning schools has been set.

Wed, Jan 13, 2016 | Fort Rucker Primary school students help stock local food banks
Although Christmas has come and gone, students of the Fort Rucker Primary School can feel good about giving a gift that keeps on giving.

Thu, Dec 17, 2015 | The Sound of Music at Loyd ES
What comes between you and your dreams? A story that will perhaps make you a little more determined to reach your goals.

Mon, Dec 14, 2015 | McBride First LEGO League Competition
McBride competed in the First LEGO League Middle Georgia Regional Qualifier in Byron, GA

Fri, Dec 4, 2015 | Dexter PTO and PIE Come Out to Support Reindeer Run
On Friday, December 04, 2015 Dexter Elementary School held a Reindeer Run and Canned Food Drive event.

Mon, Nov 30, 2015 | Fort Rucker Primary School students prepare gifts for deployed Soldiers
Fort Rucker Primary School is making sure those who aren’t home for the holidays aren’t forgotten.

Thu, Nov 12, 2015 | Loyd ES music teacher receives DOD award
Mamie Rush received the 2015 Secretary of Defense Award for Outstanding Department of Defense Employees and Service Members with Disabilities Oct. 29 at the Pentagon.

Mon, Nov 2, 2015 | Loyd students gain leadership skills through PIE
Loyd Elementary and its Partners in Education, 2nd Battalion, 58th Infantry Regiment, WRBL News Channel 3 and Kinetic Credit Union, have had a great deal of success over the past few years.

Fri, Oct 23, 2015 | PIE at McBride School
McBride School and 2-47 begin 2015-16 Partnership In Education program

Thu, Oct 22, 2015 | Dexter Elementary Students Benefit from PIE
Each Tuesday, soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 10th Field Artillery Regiment, work with students at Dexter Elementary School as a part of its Partners in Education program.

Mon, Oct 19, 2015 | Local teacher from Fort Rucker Primary School attends leadership conference
A local teacher was selected to attend the National Education Association’s “Unite, Inspire, Lead: 2015-2016 Minority Leadership and Women’s Leadership Training Programs Conference,” to be held in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Fri, Oct 2, 2015 | Faculty, Parents, Students and PIE Host Dexter Pink Run
On Friday October 2nd Dexter Elementary School held a “Dexter Pink Run” event to raise awareness for breast cancer.

Thu, Sep 24, 2015 | Remembering Fallen of 9/11: Community honors those lost in attacks
As millions across the country remember that fateful day 14 years ago, Fort Rucker honored those lost in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks with memorial ceremonies across the installation.

Thu, Sep 24, 2015 | WES Parent Math Night
Parents participating in Parent Night Parents got involved in learning about the new College and Career Readiness Math Standards.

Tue, Sep 22, 2015 | FMS PIE program fosters tutoring, mentoring, morale building
Faith Middle School's Partners in Education program operates like none other, said PIE coordinator, Carricia Simpson.

Wed, Sep 16, 2015 | Dexter Elementary Remembers 9/11
Students, Soldiers and first-responders from Fort Benning spent the day participating in organized events that recalled the power of the tragic events that occurred 14 years ago.

Fri, Aug 14, 2015 | Children Back To School: Excitement, fun as new year begins
Children make their way across the crosswalk on Red Cloud Road to get into their classrooms for the first day of school at Fort Rucker Elementary School Aug. 6. 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
Fourteen teachers were awarded grants from the newly formed Teach Grant Program at the Fort Rucker Thrift Shop during a ceremony May 13. 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.

Mon, May 18, 2015 | Students Encourage Lifelong Learners
Mrs. Hand's students encourage lifelong learning.

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
Gabby Balanta, Fort Rucker Elementary School sixth grader, puts the finishing touches on a sketch. Gabby won a recent art contest and her artwork was featured on the April cover of “@ Ease.” 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.

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.

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 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
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.

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.

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 | 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. 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.

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 | 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.

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.

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, 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, 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.

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 . . .

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

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
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 . . .

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, 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.

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.

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

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 | 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.