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.
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.
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.”
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
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 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, 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.
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 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.
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.
Tue, Apr 21, 2015 | THE ASYMCA ART & ESSAY CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT
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.
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 | 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.
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
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, 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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.