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Tue, Dec 12, 2017 | Alconbury hosts first marksmanship meet
For the first time ever, teams from the Western Conference competed at RAF Alconbury.

Fri, Nov 17, 2017 | Beaming lanterns, smiles at NES during annual lantern walk
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Dozens of kindergarten and first grade students, along with their parents and school staff, participated in the 2nd Annual St. Martin’s Day Lantern Walk Nov. 2, 2017 at Netzaberg Elementary School.

Sun, Nov 12, 2017 | Hohenfels All-Stars
Volleyball All-Star Line ups.

Tue, Sep 26, 2017 | SHAPE - 50 Years in Belgium
Students on Parade SHAPE 50 This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe being hosted in Mons, Belgium. Students from the SHAPE schools celebrated with a parade.

Fri, Sep 1, 2017 | Naples Middle School Newsletter
The school news as published on Sept. 1, 2017.

Fri, Aug 25, 2017 | Hohenfels
Get ready for some Football!!!

Wed, May 24, 2017 | Stuttgart HS shows appreciation through Single Soldier Project
A single soldier happy to receive a bag at his dorm during the Single Soldier Project 2017. A life lived overseas, away from family and those who care about you, can leave one feeling alone. For two years, Shana Blankenship has coordinated a massive effort to provide our single soldiers with a little love, attention, and appreciation.

Wed, May 24, 2017 | Zeitgeist "Going Forward" 2017 Cover Revealed
The thermochromatic Panther cover, created by senior Sean Loeben, contains over 30 Photoshop layers and is activated by light and heat. The hugely anticipated, top-secret, high-tech, 2017 Zeitgeist Cover was unveiled in a special ceremony at Stuttgart High Media Center. The thermochromatic panther cover, created by senior Sean Loeben, contains over 30 Photoshop layers.

Wed, May 24, 2017 | Dickenson places second at national competition
Students arrived at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium (JSHS) National Competition to present their hard work and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Stuttgart High School (Germany) was proud to see two students advance to nationals: Rachael Dickenson (SHS ’18) and Jimmy Lynch (SHS ’17) were both selected to attend the JSHS National Competition.

Mon, May 22, 2017 | The Grizzly Art Show
Enjoy looking at drawings, paintings, printmaking, and ceramics.

Mon, May 15, 2017 | 2017 Oral Reading Festival
Wow! What an exciting day! The Fifth Grade Oral Reading Festival was held on May 15.

Thu, May 11, 2017 | Alconbury ES Third Grade Nature Reserve Simulation
A 3rd grade student at Alconbury ES with their Polar Bear project. On Tuesday, May 2nd, both third grade classes took part in a Nature Reserve simulation, and performed for other grade levels and parents.

Wed, May 10, 2017 | Ramstein MS Teacher Honored
Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) - Europe teachers have been recognized by the VFW Department of Europe

Wed, May 3, 2017 | DoDEA Europe Students Capture First-place in eCYBERMISSION
Students from Kaiserslautern MS and Livorno EMS win first-place in state-level categories for 6th and 7th grade.

Wed, May 3, 2017 | Installation Advisory Committee Meeting
Sigonella Schools Event

Tue, May 2, 2017 | GES Employment Opportunities
Please check out these employment opportunities at GES!

Mon, May 1, 2017 | Stuttgart High performs "Charlotte’s Web"
While Wilbur (Jack Lindstrom, period 5) sleeps, “Uncle” the pig (Cooper Wilson, period 5) greets Charlotte (Gabby Falvo, period 5). Stuttgart’s traditional annual spring play fell on the 21st and 22nd of April this year. Based on E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, this year’s performance was executed brilliantly by cast and crew alike.

Thu, Apr 27, 2017 | Conserve Today, Secure Tomorrow
Kaiserslautern Military Community students and teachers participated in Earth Day by planting more than 1,500 trees

Thu, Apr 20, 2017 | Alconbury Elementary School Community Celebrates Month of the Military Child with “Camp KUDOs
Alconbury Elementary School Community Celebrates Month of the Military Child with “Camp KUDOs (Kids Understanding Deployment Operations)

Fri, Apr 14, 2017 | Middle School Students Extend Learning through MATHCOUNTS
Ramstein Middle School is at it again, qualifying three students for the national MATHCOUNTS competition

Mon, Apr 10, 2017 | AFN Bavaria DJs Read to Students at Netzaberg Elementary School
NETZABERG, Germany - The AFN Bavaria DJs took to Netzaberg Elementary School to read to kids ages preschool through 5th Grade. DJs Chappie, Livvy Liv, Tank, Lingo, and Bob Sauce each went to a few different classes.

Thu, Mar 30, 2017 | Principal of the Year!
Students, staff, parents and community members around Vogelweh have know since his arrival that Mr. Joe Lovett is an amazing principal, but now everyone knows.

Fri, Mar 24, 2017 | 5th grade Colonial Skills
Recently, 21st century students at VES learned some good colonial skills.

Thu, Mar 23, 2017 | Stuttgart High School's JROTC Ball celebrates success
The Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to high schools that allows students to develop character, achievement, leadership skills, and experience diversity among their peers.

Tue, Mar 21, 2017 | EU West Teacher of the Year Selected
Europe West Teacher of the year - Shawna James Lakenheath ES teacher Shawna James has been selected as the EU West Teacher of the Year.

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 | Stuttgart students attend surgeries at local hospital
Rachael Dickensen (SHS'18), Hannah Goldberg (SHS'18), Hannah Cahill (SHS'18), Eve Glenn (SHS'18), and Valen Antoine (SHS'18) (Left to Right) are aided by Dr. Kessler's assistant to Stuttgart High School offers many wonderful opportunities to its students; recently, students from Mrs. Stephanie Payne’s AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology classes were given the rare opportunity to observe an advanced surgical team in action.

Tue, Mar 7, 2017 | Stuttgart HS students engage in forensic science
Clare Walls (SHS'18), Hannah Goldberg (SHS'18), and Emily Gold (SHS'18) work as a team to begin solving the case of Wilma Flintstone's murder during Forensic Science Week. CSI. NCIS. Bones. Many people are familiar with these television shows but do not understand the science used by the crime fighting main characters. A group of students had the opportunity to learn about forensic science and how it is used judicially.

Mon, Mar 6, 2017 | DoDEA Announces U.S. Senate Youth Program selections for 2017
Mr. Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced Emma Rook and John Casey as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held March 4 - 11 in Washington, D.C.

Thu, Mar 2, 2017 | Netzaberg Elementary School Celebrates Fasching
NETZABERG, Germany - Students at Netzaberg Elementary School participated a traditional German Fasching Parade celebrating various aspects of German culture with the theme, "We Are German."

Tue, Feb 28, 2017 | Susette Soria has been selected as its 2017 School Nurse of the Year
DoDEA Nurse of the Year Susette Soria from AFNORTH has been selected DoDEA Nurse of the Year.

Tue, Feb 28, 2017 | Bitburg High School's Professional Learning Communities See Student Growth!
Bitburg High School's Professional Learning Communities See Student Growth!

Fri, Feb 24, 2017 | Stuttgart High School students attend Model United Nations conference in Prague
Stuttgart High School student, Katherine Duncan, works with her committee at the Model United Nations conference in Prague. Stuttgart High School Model United Nations team traveled to Prague for the annual MUN conference. The trip consisted of making new friends, touring the beautiful Old Town and city of Prague, and fierce negotiations between delegates.

Thu, Feb 23, 2017 | 2017 Middle School Stemposium
SHAPE American Middle School hosted this year's Middle School

Thu, Feb 16, 2017 | Math Counts 2017
Math counts results for Europe West

Wed, Feb 15, 2017 | Deadlines for Family Scholarships
The time for applying for military family scholarships is now!

Tue, Feb 14, 2017 | Some special times
Some of the fun activities with Mr. Ellis and Ms. Cayce's classes.

Mon, Feb 13, 2017 | DoDEA Basketball Schedule
Basketball schedule

Mon, Feb 13, 2017 | Baumholder, Germany, website
Local information about the city of Baumholder.

Thu, Feb 9, 2017 | Stuttgart HS students visit the CERN Hadron Collider
Stuttgart High School students and teachers pose at the CERN Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland. The Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (CERN, or European Organization for Nuclear Research) opened its doors for Stuttgart High School advanced placement physics II and chemistry students to see the Hadron Collider, Jan. 25.

Wed, Feb 8, 2017 | VES Spelling Bee
VES holds its annual spelling bee for 3rd - 5th grade students.

Wed, Feb 1, 2017 | Sembach MS CPR Training
This YouTube video showcases Sembach MS students receiving CPR training.

Mon, Jan 30, 2017 | A NEW Number for Vogelweh
Vogelweh Elementary has a brand new number so if you need to call the school please call 0611-143-545-1475 or DSN 545-1475, effective February 1, 2017.

Fri, Jan 27, 2017 | DoDEA European Principals Conference in Stuttgart
DoDEA Europe principals and administrators with DoDEA Director Tom Brady at Stuttgart High School in November 2016. October 31st through November 4th, Stuttgart High School was home to over 90 principals from several regions in Europe including Germany, Italy, England, Spain, Belgium, and The Netherlands.

Thu, Jan 26, 2017 | Innovative Ideas Receive $mart Money in DoDEA Europe's East District
The DoDEA Europe East District Superintendent’s Office awarded nearly $30,000 to support innovative teaching and learning models.

Tue, Jan 24, 2017 | Yearbook sales
Vogelweh's amazing PTSA has yearbook on preorder. Now is the time to order your yearbook.

Wed, Jan 4, 2017 | Students Launch Balloons with New Year's Hopes and Wishes
NETZABERG, Germany - Students at Netzaberg Elementary School celebrate the new year with an environmentally-safe balloon launch.

Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | Sembach ES Students Participate in "Hour of Code"
Sembach Elementary School second- and third-grade students completed “Hour of Code” during Computer Science Education Week Dec. 5 through 11 at SES.

Thu, Dec 15, 2016 | VES helping others in the world
The 3-5th grader students in the Vogelweh Gifted Education Program took on a community project that helped many children.

Fri, Dec 9, 2016 | Olympic winners!
Students from Vogelweh Elementary School recently participated in this years Special Olympics.

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 | SHS Holifield to play Golf for Southeastern Oklahoma State
Jordan Holifield supported by SHS golf coach Mr. John Bowman, his parents Mr. Chris Holifield and Mrs. Janet Holifield signs a letter of intent to play golf at Southeastern Oklahoma State. Jordan Holifield, a four-time DoDEA European Golf Champion will take his high school passion for golf to the college level. On November 10th at Stuttgart High School. Holifield was supported by SHS golf coach John Bowman,

Wed, Dec 7, 2016 | PCSing/Accelerated Withdrawal
PCSing/Accelerated Withdrawal? Please contact the Registrar for more information.

Tue, Dec 6, 2016 | Resiliency Day with Patch Middle School
Stuttgart High School student Aidan Dehan talking with Patch Middle School seventh graders about teamwork and the importance of leadership both on and off the soccer field. Stuttgart High School students joined with Patch Middle School for a day of combined learning and bonding between the high schoolers and the eighth graders. The goal of this “Resiliency Day” is to teach and show the soon-to-be high schoolers

Thu, Dec 1, 2016 | Stuttgart HS students remember Nikolaus
The Solpersteine Project was founded by German artist, Herr Gunter Demnig. He creates a bronze stone engraved with the name of a person who was killed during the Holocaust. The stone is then placed in front of the individual’s last known address. The Host Country Community Service Club at Stuttgart High School provides opportunities for students to volunteer, help out, and make a difference in the Stuttgart community.

Wed, Nov 23, 2016 | Stuttgart High School physics students host annual pumpkin drop
Splash Down At Pumpkin drop. Pumpkin survives the watery cushion system in the South Dakota box. Golden brown leaves flutter through the wind; a cool breeze carries a palpable air of anticipation through the crowd of huddled teachers, students, and parents. All eyes focused on a minuscule speck, high up in the air dangling precariously

Thu, Nov 17, 2016 | Stuttgart Principal, Mr. Robinson, to retire in late November
Danny Robinson, Stuttgart High School Principal, retires after 41 years of service. Mr. Danny Robinson, principal for Stuttgart High School (and the former Patch High School) for five years, has announced his plans to retire at the end of November. To the collective dismay of students and staff alike,

Tue, Nov 15, 2016 | 2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools are Honored
Ramstein MS was among the 329 schools nationwide to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon School recognition.

Thu, Nov 3, 2016 | Sembach Elementary School Dances, Cooks at PTO Meeting
Sembach ES students perform dances and families compete in PTO Chili Cook-Off.

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 | Students participate in "Booktasting"
NETZABERG, Germany Students in Mrs. Hall's class participated in a "Booktasting" on Monday. The students previewed various genres of books selected from the classroom and school library, to sample.

Wed, Nov 2, 2016 | Stuttgart College Fair a Success
The annual Stuttgart High School College Fair happened on Friday, September 30th. The grand event featured colleges from all over the world! SHS students attended the event, excited to learn more about the numerous college opportunities offered!

Wed, Oct 19, 2016 | Netzaberg Elementary School accepts Great Kindness Challenge
NETZABERG, Germany — Netzaberg Elementary School is participating in the Great Kindness Challenge, or GKC, Nov. 14-18.

Tue, Oct 18, 2016 | PTSA does it again
The VES PTSA continues to present opportunities for Faculty, Students, and Parents.

Thu, Oct 13, 2016 | Call for Nominations
Each year districts across DoDEA ask for nominations for the Teacher of the Year. This year's suspense date is October 28th. So if you have someone you would like to nominate, complete the form and get it back to the school principal by the due date.

Tue, Oct 4, 2016 | Netzaberg Students Talk About World Animal Day
Netzaberg Elementary School students talked with AFN Bavaria's C-Dub during World Animal Day.

Tue, Oct 4, 2016 | Netzaberg Students Talk About World Animal Day
Netzaberg Elementary School students talked with AFN Bavaria's C-Dub during World Animal Day.

Tue, Oct 4, 2016 | La Delfina Naples ES
The Naples Elementary school weekly newsletter "The LaDelfina" is sent via email. The newsletter is intended for parents of current students. If you would like your email added to your child's record, please contact the office at 011-39-081-811-7600.

Thu, Sep 29, 2016 | Ramstein Middle School Named One of Nation’s Top Schools
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that the Department of Defense Education Activity – Europe’s Ramstein Middle School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.

Mon, Aug 29, 2016 | The Eagle has landed
Students and parents waiting for school to begin. Students returned to Vogelweh Elementary School for the start of the 2016-2017 school year.

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 | Welcome Back Graf Grizzlies!
Information for "Sneak Peak" Event on 26 August 2016

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 | Early Dates to Remember
Information on back to school events.

Wed, Aug 10, 2016 | Kindergarten Start Dates
Kindergarten-specific information

Thu, Aug 4, 2016 | DoD Investing in Baumholder
The United States is investing 106 million dollars in renovating the infrastructure of Smith Barracks, Baumholder.

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 | Welcome Back
Welcome to the School Year 2016-2017

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 | Caletha Ellis Named DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
Caletha Ellis with EU West Community Superintendent Peter Grenier and Lakenheath HS principal Lauri Kenney. Ellis was recently recognized by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History as one of the top history teachers in the Nation.

Wed, Jun 15, 2016 | DoDEA Europe names Student Athletes of the Year
DoDEA Europe announced Elise Rasmussen of Bitburg HS and Eli Spencer of Stuttgart HS as the 2016 Athletes of the Year.

Thu, Jun 9, 2016 | GES Spirit Week
Information for week of 13 June

Wed, Jun 8, 2016 | Hohenfels Students Recognized for Refugee Service Project
Students from Hohenfels MHS National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society chapters were recently recognized by the NASSP and NHS for a service project that brought clothing to refugees in Germany.

Mon, Jun 6, 2016 | Art students, Stuttgart community members spruce up MP barracks
Stuttgart High School art students honored single and unaccompanied soldiers by adopting the Military Police Dormitory to show gratitude for service, May 16.

Fri, Jun 3, 2016 | Newsletter
Read our current newsletter, Rota Reminders, to stay informed of the latest happenings on campus.

Thu, Jun 2, 2016 | Community helps Netzaberg Elementary School celebrate Earth Day
NETZABERG, Germany - On May 13 Netzaberg Elementary School students learned all about making our Earth a better place while celebrating being green with their Earth Day Extravaganza.

Wed, Jun 1, 2016 | Alice? The Mad Hatter? The White Rabbit? Or 5th grade readers?
Students involved in a lunchtime book club celebrated the end of their year (and book) with a tea party.

Fri, May 20, 2016 | Stuttgart HS Drama Team produces successful dinner theater
Traditional drama has steered away from the attention of modern media because of new twenty-first century’s video technology and highly digitized equipment to achieve those perfect scenes; we miss out on human ingenuity and interaction.

Tue, May 17, 2016 | 2016 MathCounts DoDEA Finalists
2 Ramstein MS students and their teacher attended 2016 MathCounts Competition in Washington, DC.

Tue, May 17, 2016 | VES PTSA Carnival
The VES PTSA will be holding their annual carnival on June 3rd from 1700-1900, and needs your help for the silent auction. Grade levels will have a theme for the grade level baskets. Please see the attached flyers and help out if you can.

Fri, May 13, 2016 | AFNORTH IS holds International Educators' Day
Educators at AFNORTH International School in the Netherlands recently held an International Educators’ Day, bringing together faculty from the four NATO-member component nations to experience an “international education for the mind, body and soul.”

Thu, May 12, 2016 | GES Spring Family Fun Run
Saturday, June 4th at Tower Barracks Fitness Center

Mon, May 9, 2016 | The GES Annual Variety Show
Information about this year's Variety Show.

Mon, May 2, 2016 | Kaiserslautern Elementary School Receives Green Boot Certification
DoDEA Europe’s Kaiserslautern ES was recognized for completing all requirements to earn the U.S. Army’s Green Boot Certification

Fri, Apr 29, 2016 | Netzaberg students weigh job options at career day
NETZABERG, Germany — Teachers and students at the elementary school here hosted a career day, which drew in a number of professionals from across the garrison.

Tue, Apr 19, 2016 | Healthy Community Initiative
At Ramstein Middle School, the MFLCs have started a Healthy Community Initiative. This was in response to a teacher’s request after a bullying incident in her classroom; the POC approved the initiative.

Mon, Apr 18, 2016 | Bingo for the Brave
Bingo for the Brave Friday, 22 April at 5:30

Mon, Apr 18, 2016 | High school students jump start careers with Career Practicum
Stuttgart High School’s Career Practicum program holds positions for about 35-45 students per year, depending on the size of the junior and senior classes to give high school students the opportunity to discover

Sun, Apr 10, 2016 | Back from the brink
Once designated for closure, the Baumholder military community is growing.

Tue, Apr 5, 2016 | DoDEA-Europe EMS Robotics Challenge
Ansbach ES wins 1st place overall in the District-level DoDEA-Europe EMS Robotics Challenge!

Mon, Apr 4, 2016 | Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2016 MATHCOUNTS competition
2016 DoDEA MATHCOUNTS state competition was held in Wiesbaden on March 31st. Ramstein MS took top honors in the team category.

Thu, Mar 31, 2016 | Ramstein Middle School Takes Top Honors in Department of Defense MATHCOUNTS State Competition
First place team: Ramstein Middle School (Lily Butler, Keenan Francisco, Alexander Ivan and Dylan Keeble: Coach: Mark Krevalis)

Tue, Mar 29, 2016 | Future Lego League Team
4th and 5th grade students program robots to complete different courses.

Fri, Mar 25, 2016 | Purple Up!
Wear purple on Wednesday, April 20 to show support for our military children.

Fri, Mar 25, 2016 | GES April Events
Please take a look at some GES activities occurring in early April 2016.

Thu, Mar 24, 2016 | GES Family Math Night

Wed, Mar 23, 2016 | VES STEAM Night
On March 23rd Vogelweh Elementary School held its second annual family STEAM Night.

Tue, Mar 22, 2016 | SY 16-17 School Registration
School Re-Registration is Mandatory! Please contact NMS Registrar at 472-9229 or come into the main office.

Mon, Mar 21, 2016 | STEAM Night AFN Radio interview
In the AFN studio with SrA Zac Boyer AFN radio host, SrA Zac Boyer was kind enough to spend a little time with VES teacher DiAnna Martinez and one of the 5th grade students. The topic: VES Family STEAM Night 2016.

Thu, Mar 17, 2016 | March Madness: Reading season at Netzaberg Elementary School
NETZABERG, Germany — When I was 8 years old, my elementary school hosted a spring read-a-thon, something schools do to promote reading and recognize Dr. Seuss, whose birthday falls in March.

Tue, Mar 15, 2016 | Technology in Action
KaisMS Seal A video montage highlighting the use of technology and computers across the curriculum in the classrooms at Kaiserslautern Middle School. Google Apps for Education is highly used and integrated in and out of the classroom environment.

Thu, Mar 10, 2016 | Aviano MHS Robotics Club Wins CEESA FTC in Prague
Aviano Middle/High School’s Robotics Club brought home some new hardware after winning the Central and Eastern European School Association FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition, held at the International School of Prague on February 6th, 2016.

Mon, Mar 7, 2016 | USAFE Touch n Go Band
The USAFE Touch n Go Band preformed two concerts at Ramstein Intermediate School.

Tue, Feb 23, 2016 | Sembach Students Experience Virtual Reality
Students used Google Cardboard to experience virtual reality for the first time at school.

Mon, Feb 22, 2016 | Look Both Ways
The Weiden Polizei Department visited with Netzaberg Elementary School students to teach them the importance of looking both ways before crossing the street.

Fri, Feb 19, 2016 | Read Across America
Join in the Read Across America Activities

Thu, Feb 11, 2016 | Netzaberg Elementary celebrates a melting pot Fasching
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Netzaberg Elementary School celebrated Fasching Friday with a parade that highlighted countries around the globe.

Mon, Feb 8, 2016 | "School matters:" Parent-Teacher conferences keep communications open
Parent-teacher conferences in the Kaiserslautern area are scheduled for Feb. 9, and school officials and key leaders strongly encourage parents to attend.

Thu, Feb 4, 2016 | Wiesbaden students find math a little fishy.
Teachers and staff at Aukamm Elementary School combined the eating of the slimy little fish with the excitement of graphs and charts at a “Sardine Day” celebration during lunch Tuesday.

Tue, Feb 2, 2016 | Garmisch EMS Hosts National Geographic Bee
Students in the upper elementary and middle school competed in the National Geographic Bee last week.

Tue, Feb 2, 2016 | Garmisch EMS Annual Spelling Bee
Students in grades 3-8 recently competed in the Spelling Bee.

Thu, Jan 28, 2016 | National Kazoo Day at Sembach ES
Students at Sembach ES celebrated National Kazoo Day with a school-wide concert and parade.

Tue, Jan 19, 2016 | Green Boot Program
Recycling Program

Fri, Jan 15, 2016 | Butter Dancing
What are two things that most people like? Dancing and food, so Mrs. Ryde's 3rd grade class combined the two in order to reinforce STEAM principles.

Mon, Jan 11, 2016 | Yearbook for 2015-2016
PTSA is asking for your help with this years yearbook.

Mon, Jan 11, 2016 | GES Fasching Parade
Information for the upcoming GES Fasching Parade

Fri, Jan 8, 2016 | Netzaberg students, Bavaria’s only competitors in Germany’s Special Olympics
wo students from Netzaberg Elementary School participated in Germany’s Special Olympics Dec. 4 in Kaiserslautern. Students William (Billy) Clark and Nina Ray both won first place and the gold medal for their age group (11-12 years old)

Mon, Jan 4, 2016 | 2016 Mediterranean District Teacher of the Year
Christopher Kaldahl, physics and chemistry teacher at Rota MHS, was named the 2016 Mediterranean District Teacher of the Year.

Fri, Jan 1, 2016 | At DODDS Jazz seminar teen musicians keep beat of different drum
Most teenagers probably don’t have the “Salsa Caribena” in their Spotify playlist or downloaded to their MP3 devices.

Wed, Dec 16, 2015 | Music Performances
Winter Holiday Music Program

Wed, Dec 9, 2015 | Strawberry DNA extraction
Real science in action: extracting DNA from strawberries, in the classroom.

Wed, Dec 9, 2015 | At STEMposium, DoDDS students examine cleaning up the oceans
Outside the confines of the classroom, more than a hundred students from Defense Department schools are developing solutions for plastic that’s polluting the world’s oceans.

Fri, Nov 13, 2015 | Veteran's Day Family Night
Col. Wells reads to KES students.

Mon, Nov 9, 2015 | Starry, Starry Night
SHAPE Elementary School joined the White House and schools from all over the world in celebrating science and astronomy on the night of Monday, October 19, 2015.

Fri, Nov 6, 2015 | USO Food Drive

Tue, Nov 3, 2015 | In honor of Native American Heritage Month
In honor of Native American Heritage Month and the DoDEA standards for 5th grade social studies, the members of Mrs. Cooley and Ms. Wedlaw's classes learned the history of Navajo Fry Bread and then made some in class.

Fri, Oct 30, 2015 | Families Learn More From STEAM Night at Netzaberg Elementary
Imagine packing science, technology, engineering, art and math all in a single 2-hour event. Well, that’s just what Netzaberg Elementary School did Oct. 2 during STEAM night with 100 families and teachers.

Fri, Oct 30, 2015 | Anti-Bullying Success at Kaiserslautern MS
Goal 2 at Kaiserslautern MS states that KMS will diminish bullying or the perception of bullying. In support of DoDEA's Bullying Awareness and Prevention Program and KMS' Goal 2, a video highlighting the school's success has been created.

Thu, Oct 29, 2015 | VES Tulip Test Garden
Students at Vogelweh Elementary School participated in the Journey North Tulip Test Garden again this year, planting hundreds of tulip bulbs. Students will continue with the project conducting various science activities.

Fri, Oct 9, 2015 | The Symbolic Migration
Sixteen classes at VES are participating in the 20th annual Symbolic Migration of Monarch Butterflies to Mexico. The classes created their symbolic butterflies to be mailed to Mexico and will learn more about them in anticipation of the return migration

Wed, Sep 16, 2015 | 4ID Baumholder

Mon, Aug 31, 2015 | Return to the Redtop
The 2015-2016 school year is off to a wonderful start.

Tue, Jun 9, 2015 | After 50 years in operation, Illesheim Elementary School holds closure ceremony
After more than 50 years, Illesheim Elementary School is closing its doors.

Tue, Jun 9, 2015 | Full circle: Rainbow Elementary School brings 29th, final school year to close
A crowd of students, their parents, school staff, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members and more attended the closure ceremony for Rainbow Elementary School at Barton Barracks Tuesday.

Tue, Jun 9, 2015 | Mortarboards, emotions fly high at 2015 Ansbach HS commencement ceremony
Blue caps flew in the air, tears rolled down cheeks, and laughs were shared as Ansbach High School seniors graduated Thursday at the Kur- und Kongress-Center here.

Wed, May 27, 2015 | Student artist fundraiser helps wounded warriors
High school artists here spent the past six months creating works. Recently, they sold their art pieces raising funds to donate to disabled veterans.

Tue, May 26, 2015 | WW II Veteran Visits for Victory in Europe
James “Dutch” Frye related his WWII experiences to JROTC cadets, students, and staff of Ansbach Middle High School, Ansbach, Germany, on May 18, 2015. Frye was visiting Europe for the 70th anniversary of V-E (Victory in Europe) Day.

Tue, May 19, 2015 | Tech Students Design and Race Robots
On Thursday, March 19, 2015 students in the Ansbach Middle High School Robotics Club and Tech Class competed in a robot battle hosted by Steven Nelson, the Technology teacher and Sponsor of the Robotics Club.

Fri, May 15, 2015 | Memories of Trees and Family
On Friday, April 24, a field maple was planted at Ansbach Elementary School, Ansbach, Germany, to commemorate Arbor Day.

Fri, May 15, 2015 | Ansbach JROTC Races to the Record:
On Saturday, April 25th, 2015, the 9th JROTC Battalion held a 5 km-long race which started at the Ansbach Middle High School track.

Wed, May 6, 2015 | Justin Timberlake, CNN’s Carl Azuz honor Military Children Serving Overseas
Grammy award winning artist Justin Timberlake and CNN’s Carl Azuz joined forces with a group of sociology students and staff at a U.S. Department of Defense school in Italy to honor military kids serving overseas.

Thu, Apr 30, 2015 | Quilts of Valor: 9th JROTC cadets honor Soldiers for sacrifices
Cadets with Ansbach Middle/High School's 9th Junior ROTC Battalion presented quilts to 15 Soldiers from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade during the March 26 "Quilts of Valor" ceremony at the school.

Wed, Apr 29, 2015 | Kindy 500
The four kindergarten classes at Patch Elementary School celebrated their annual Kindy 500 on Friday, Apr. 24.

We received many creative, artistic and beautiful entries for this year’s contest, making judging more difficult than ever! Thank you to everyone who submitted an essay or art work.

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 | Ansbach MS Student Teams win eCybermission STEM State-Level Competition
On April 20, 2015, U.S. Army Educational Outreach announced that two groups of students from Ansbach Middle High School won first and second place in their eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition.

Fri, Apr 17, 2015 | Chris "Lights Out" Lytle the former UFC/MMA Fighter came to Ramstein Intermediate School
Mr. Lytle shared his story growing up and why he decided to write a children's book called "Lights Out on Bullying".

Mon, Apr 13, 2015 | Student senators learn to play politics at MUSS
Department of Defense Education Activity high school students from across Europe gathered in Wiesbaden, Germany, to participate in the annual Model United States Senate program March 16 through 19.

Tue, Mar 31, 2015 | Ansbach Student 2 Student members collect, deliver food to Landstuhl Fisher House
Ansbach High School members of Student 2 Student, a student-run organization, traveled to Landstuhl Fisher House in Landstuhl, Germany, March 7 to help wounded Soldiers and their Families.

Mon, Mar 30, 2015 | Alconbury Elementary School Fit STEM Girls Club
In celebration of Women’s History Month, students from Alconbury Elementary School’s Fit STEM Girls club attended the RAF Alconbury Women’s History Luncheon on March 30th sponsored by Alconbury/Molesworth Women’s History Month Committee.

Fri, Mar 27, 2015 | Kids Gear Up For Mock Deployment
Students from Ramstein Intermediate School got a chance to see what it's like to get ready for a deployment.

Fri, Mar 27, 2015 | 2015 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition
The 2015 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition was held in Wiesbaden on March 26th at the Youth Activities Teen Center.

Thu, Mar 26, 2015 | Students compete in National History Day showcase
More than 125 students from local Department of Defense Dependent Schools gathered at Royal Air Force Lakenheath High School, England, March 25, to compete in a National History Day showcase.

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 | Bridge on the River Rhine: Ansbach High School students learn WWII history where it happened
Ansbach High School students of the 9th JROTC Battalion went to the German town of Remagen March 7 for the 70th anniversary of the Battle for the Ludendorff Bridge on the Rhine River.

Fri, Mar 20, 2015 | Patch High School celebrates pi with creamy record-setting attempt
The mathematical constant pi has long struck fear into the hearts of the numerically challenged. But at Patch High School, pi — 3.14 — has proved to be a messy inspiration for seeking to set a world record.

Wed, Mar 18, 2015 | USAFE Jazz Ambassadors
The USAFE Jazz Ambassadors preformed two concerts at Ramstein Intermediate School.

Tue, Mar 3, 2015 | Student earns rare perfect score on AP test
Whether it's the Olympics or a game of bowling, a perfect score is hard to come by, yet Hohenfels Middle/High School student Michael Danna achieved just that on his Advanced Placement German Language and Culture Exam, last year

Mon, Mar 2, 2015 | Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year
All season, Baumholder sophomore Eliyah Tillman worked to push her considerable talents into new territory. But with her team’s season on the line, Tillman returned to her comfort zone.

Thu, Feb 26, 2015 | Wiesbaden girls win back-to-back titles
The Lady Warriors were gunning for their third stash of gold — and they got it.

Wed, Feb 18, 2015 | Teachers create for Carnevale
Fasching, Carnevale, Mardi Gras - no matter what name or region, the season leading up to Lent is a raucous celebration of parties, costumes and craziness.

Thu, Feb 12, 2015 | Pedaling through paragraphs
Fifth graders at Sembach Middle School are combining exercise and academics in a recently-implemented "Read and Ride" pilot program designed to boost physical activity and reading time.

Mon, Feb 9, 2015 | KiKA, Schau in Meine Welt
DoDDS Europe student participates in “Schau in Meine Welt” or “Look into my World” a series produced by the German children’s television channel, KiKA.

Thu, Jan 29, 2015 | Dragon's Den Breakfast comes to life at Netzaberg Elementary School
Each month families at Netzaberg Elementary School eat breakfast at the school and discuss ways to improve their children's education with school leaders.

Tue, Jan 20, 2015 | Students take on video project promoting System for Health
Department of Defense Dependent Schools students from across Europe recently participated in a project that let them express their creativity while also helping promote U.S. Army Medical Command’s System for Health and Performance Triad programs.

Thu, Jan 15, 2015 | DoDEA-Europe students test their chops at Jazz Seminar
When the final school bell rang at Ramstein High School on Tuesday afternoon and kids swarmed toward the exits, the eight students exercising their vocal chords in the music room didn’t budge.

Wed, Jan 14, 2015 | USACE engineers participate in DoDDS-Europe STEMposium
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District welcomed 36 students, representing 23 military high schools, for a day of design, engineering and construction activities in light of the Europe STEMposium.

Thu, Jan 8, 2015 | Ansbach High School, participates in the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
Thirty-eight cadets from the Ansbach Middle/High School's 9th ROTC Battalion recently participated in the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne, Belgium.

Wed, Jan 7, 2015 | United States Senate Youth Program Delegates Named
Thomas Harwood, a senior at Patch High School, was one of two DoDEA students named as delegates to the 52nd annual United States Senate Youth Program.

Fri, Jan 2, 2015 | Dr. Nancy Bresell retires after 37 years of service to DoDEA
For the last 37 years, Dr. Nancy Bresell has traveled around the globe supporting students, staffs and administrators alike.

Thu, Dec 18, 2014 | Pond security picks up another contract as GAO dismisses protest
An Army contract for security at its bases in Germany is moving ahead after the U.S. Government Accountability Office dismissed a protest against the award.

Wed, Dec 17, 2014 | ‘STEMposium’: Science, tech conference challenges future engineers with Ebola crisis
More than one hundred of the world’s future engineers converged in Wiesbaden to tackle one of the year’s biggest crises: the Ebola virus epidemic.

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 | HMHS hosts graduation ceremony for one
With caps and gowns, honored guests, jubilant spectators and even a commencement speaker, it seemed like an ordinary graduation ceremony, but there was one small difference. There was only one graduate.

Tue, Dec 16, 2014 | You CAN Go Home Again
“You can’t go home again.” In his book with the same title, author Thomas Wolfe penned this phrase to describe the disoriented feeling that people often get when they try to return home after many years and find things are not the same.

Thu, Dec 11, 2014 | Weihnachten im Schuhkarton, 5th Grade Service Project
5th grade students at Patch Elementary School listened to the story of a 5th grade student in Dallas, Texas who convinced her classmates to help her make meals to take to homeless shelters around Dallas.

Fri, Dec 5, 2014 | Ramstein Intermediate learn about Nikolaus Nacht
Host Nation teaches Ramstein Intermediate students about local custom of German children impatiently waiting for St. Nikolaus to come.

Mon, Nov 10, 2014 | Ramstein Intermediate students learn about Sankt Martins
RIS Host Nation teacher prepares students to participate in local Sankt Martin s Day parades.

Fri, Nov 7, 2014 | Rota Elementary School's Red Ribbon Week
Red Ribbon Week got off to a great start with the students at Rota Elementary wearing the color red and also wearing caps/hats in support of “Putting a cap on drugs.”

Fri, Nov 7, 2014 | Ramstein Intermediate unveils Veterans Day Wall of Honor
Students at Ramstein Intermediate unveiled the Veterans Day Wall of Honor during a special presentation.

Fri, Oct 31, 2014 | Ramstein Intermediate School Unity Day
Students at Ramstein Intermediate School take a stand against bullying.

Thu, Oct 30, 2014 | Rainbow Elementary students show true colors by pledging during Red Ribbon Week
Students from U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's closed out Red Ribbon Week at Rainbow Elementary School today. The students assembled in the gymnasium to wrap up the activities of the week and recite the drug-free pledge.

Mon, Oct 27, 2014 | Buddy Bench Becomes Permanent Part of RIS Playground
Last school year, Ramstein Intermediate School student, Robert Haas, was inspired by a Scholastic News article entitled, “Buddy Bench.”

Fri, Oct 24, 2014 | DoDEA Europe Language Institute
Fifty-Six Department of Defense Dependent Schools- Europe, students came together in Wiesbaden, Germany, for exposure to world languages from Oct. 20-23.

Thu, Oct 23, 2014 | Students learn coding through educational video game
Students from Kaiserslautern Middle School, Vogelweh Elementary School and Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School had the opportunity to learn computer coding through MinecraftEdu Oct. 16 and 17.

Tue, Oct 14, 2014 | GES celebrates National PTA recognition
Educational and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership gathered at the Grafenwoehr Jugendheim for the School of Excellence recognition ceremony for Grafenwoehr Elementary School, Oct. 9.

Thu, Oct 2, 2014 | SHAPE 7th Graders Get a History Lesson
Language arts students at SHAPE MS meet historian.

Fri, Sep 26, 2014 | Space, the final frontier: RAF Alconbury hosts video conference with NASA astronaut
Students from the elementary, middle and high schools at RAF Alconbury, United Kingdom, asked questions and chatted with a NASA astronaut during a virtual conference, Sept. 23.

Tue, Aug 26, 2014 | Ansbach teacher returns from Afghanistan deployment
Quite often over the last decade, DoDDS-Europe teachers have seen parents and other members of their respective communities deploy to both Iraq and Afghanistan—with some never to return.

Fri, Aug 15, 2014 | SHAPE community schools to experience a transformative new school year
The day the SHAPE community has been waiting for since 2012 will soon be upon them.

Thu, Jun 26, 2014 | 2014 DoDDS-E Athlete of the Year
DoDDS-E is proud to announce the 2014 Athletes of the Year.

Tue, Jun 24, 2014 | One of 17 rockets to robotics space camp
On June 26, one of Aviano Air Base middle schools' very own will be one of 17 participants to attend the U.S. Space & Rocket Center's Robotics Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.

Tue, Jun 17, 2014 | Students learn about STEAM
When most people think of STEAM, dropping eggs, building Legos, or riding on hovercrafts is probably the last thing they think of. But for Vilseck Elementary School students, STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.

Fri, May 30, 2014 | Kaiserslautern Elementary School educator named DoDEA Teacher of the Year
Sarah Loomis, an educational technologist at Kaiserslautern Elementary School, was announced as DoDEA’s Teacher of the Year.

Wed, May 21, 2014 | DoDEA-Europe program showcases student art and literature
In a ceremony today at the Wiesbaden High School library, Dr. Nancy Bresell, DoDDS-Europe director, officially launched the Illuminations website, an online student anthology that showcases student art and literature.

Fri, May 16, 2014 | Job Shadow Day
All-around the Kaiserslautern Military Community, DoDDS Europe students observed Job Shadow Day on Friday, May 16, organizations provided areas of learning outlining daily routines and interesting facts for different jobs around the military community.

Thu, May 15, 2014 | 1 to 1 Laptop Program
DoDDS Europe adds another educational tool to help setup and prepare its students for the future. Learn more pertaining to the the 1 to 1 Laptop program.

Mon, May 12, 2014 | Avid Students Win VFW Award
representatives from the VFW Europe Post 605 in Paris traveled to SHAPE to recognize 12 students who participated in the Voice of Democracy and Patriot's Pen competitions.

Wed, May 7, 2014 | 'The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf': Alconbury Elementary students hold mock trial
The courtroom fell silent as the prosecutor confidently stood and faced the jury, adjusting his glasses and bow tie before he spoke.

Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Ansbach Middle High School Student Awarded Pre-College Program Scholarship
A student from Ansbach Middle High School was recently selected for a full scholarship to attend a summer college-credit program at the University of Southern California.

Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Aviano Elementary’s STEMposium
The Aviano Elementary Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Committee continued its STEM projects this year

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Honors Music Festival draws nearly 160 DODDS-Europe students
Keyton Daniels is a member of a band that plays “metal-type” stuff.

Fri, Apr 18, 2014 | Marksmanship's a sport on the upswing
The 2013-14 DODDS-Europe marksmanship champion, set to be determined Saturday at Wiesbaden, will likely emerge from the familiar group of longstanding contenders Ansbach, Hohenfels, Patch and Vilseck.

Mon, Apr 14, 2014 | DoDEA-Europe teachers find success with 'flipped classroom' approach
It’s not a typical math class.

Mon, Apr 14, 2014 | DoDEA ends summer enrichment program amid declining participation
The Department of Defense Education Activity is closing the book on a part-day math and language arts summer enrichment program that’s been offered at some of its schools since 2004.

Wed, Apr 2, 2014 | The science of eggs, pasta and Legos on display at Schweinfurt's STEAM night
When most people use the word STEAM, they are probably referring to the gas that appears as they cook spaghetti. But at Schweinfurt Elementary, STEAM stands for using creativity, projects and engineering to create learning.

Thu, Mar 20, 2014 | German, PHS students meet thanks to USO outreach initiative
Twenty-one eighth-grade German students from the Johannes-Kepler-Gymnasium in Bad Cannstatt visited Patch High School as part of a school outreach program Feb. 25.

Tue, Mar 18, 2014 | Patch HS Music Students Meet Daughtry
50 Patch High School music students sat in with Chris Daughtry, on a closed sound check and had a closed Q&A session prior to the doors opening for the military community Mar.17.

Sat, Mar 15, 2014 | Mediterranean District Office, 2015 Teacher of the Year
A summary of accomplishments by Mediterranean District Office, teacher of the year 2015, teacher at Aviano Elementary School, Aviano, Italy.

Fri, Mar 14, 2014 | Overseas School Health Nurses Association (OSHNA) School Nurse of the Year
OSHNA is proud to announce that Jody Richmond has been selected as its 2014 School Nurse of the Year.

Thu, Mar 13, 2014 | National Junior Society Members and 'Read Across America' Day
Kaiserslautern Middle School’s NJHS members read for Kaiserslautern Elementary students on Mar. 3, in celebration of Read Across America.

Mon, Mar 10, 2014 | Alconbury Band and Choral Ensemble Travels To Disney Paris
Capping a full year of preparation, the Alconbury Middle/High School Band and Choral Ensemble traveled to Disney Paris on Mar. 7-10.

Wed, Mar 5, 2014 | DoDDS Extends Deadline for Excess Placement, VSIP/VERA Programs
DoDDS has extended the application deadlines for both the Excess Placement Program and VSIP/VERA to 5pm (EST) this Thursday, March 6.

Mon, Feb 24, 2014 | Teens share deployment wisdom
When Dr. Michael Priser, Vilseck High School psychologist, first met with his "deployment group," six VES students of deployed parents, he found that most didn't need his help.

Sat, Jan 18, 2014 | 6th-grader wins elementary school spelling bee in Round 9
Their nerves were on edge Jan. 18 when the 14 anxious participants at the Schweinfurt Elementary School quietly took their seats at the school’s final spelling bee.

Thu, Nov 21, 2013 | DoDEA-Europ using Legos, zombie apocalypse to try to reach students
DODEA-Europe’s third STEMposium, an event that immerses students in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math as they try to tackle real-world problems.

Wed, Nov 13, 2013 | Being a military kid is 'really hard,' but it's also full of opportunity
On Veterans Day, Americans honor the services of men and women, but military life also affects their families.

Wed, Nov 6, 2013 | 21st Century Teaching and Learning Opportunity
Students express the capability of Video Tele-Conference or VTC during Mr. Talley, Acting Director DoDEA

Wed, Sep 25, 2013 | Lakenheath Middle School Blue Ribbon School
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced today that Lakenheath Middle School has been chosen as a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School.

Wed, Aug 21, 2013 | Officials eye 2014 opening of U.S. schools in Belgium
Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe is inching closer to unveiling brand new elementary, middle and high schools here.

Thu, Jun 6, 2013 | Livorno Students win Art Contest
Livorno Elementary Middle School is proud to announce 1st Grade Winners of the CFC-0 Art Contest

Tue, May 28, 2013 | Beginning of Feria in Spain
David G. Farragut Elementary celebrated the beginning of Feria in Spain by holding a special assembly.

Tue, May 21, 2013 | Kaiserslautern, Germany - An Artful Event
An art exhibition in Kaiserslautern helped forge stronger bonds between partner nations.

Fri, May 10, 2013 | State MATHCOUNTS High Scorers
Congratulations to the highest scoring individuals in the State MATHCOUNTS competition.

Thu, May 9, 2013 | 2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar
Bryce Kaw-uh from Incirlik Unit School has been selected as one of 141 U.S. Presidential Scholars for 2013. He is the only DoDEA student to win this special distinction for this year.

Mon, Apr 8, 2013 | Military Student of the Year Award
Military Student of the Year awarded by Med District Supt. Kent Worford

Mon, Apr 8, 2013 | 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS
Mathletes from the DoDDS Med District competed in this year's Math Counts competition.

Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | “Quarters-up”
Ms. Stephens’ 5th Grade Class decided to collect quarters to give to the American Red Cross Relief Effort for victims of Hurricane Sandy. So, on November 16, 2012 the students at Aukamm Elementary School built a “Quarter Line”.

Tue, Aug 28, 2012 | DODEA Europe students urged to make healthy choices
Students returning to DODEA-Europe schools this week had a lot to digest: new teachers, new classrooms and new emphasis on healthier meal and lifestyle choices.

Wed, Aug 15, 2012 | High-powered coaching drives DODDS' volleyball camp
To USA Volleyball’s director of sport, John Kessel, drills are a means to an end — performance in the game.

Mon, Aug 13, 2012 | International players descend on DODDS-Europe football camp
The annual DODDS-Europe Football Camp opened here Sunday with the most decidedly international flavor in its 25-year history.