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SY 2012-2013 News and Features

U.S. Army Europe commander Lt. Gen. Mark Hertling walks around the track with Patrick Henry Elementary School students Tuesday morning after he and his wife kicked off
August 28, 2012
Students returning to DODDS-Europe schools this week had a lot to digest: new teachers, new classrooms and new emphasis on healthier meal and lifestyle choices.  ... »

Football allstar clinic
August 27, 2012
The attendance was sparse but the intensity thick Sunday afternoon when 17 Europe-based gridders attended a Football University combine and clinic under the tutelage of two NFL alumni.  ... »

Back to School 2012
August 27, 2012
It was the first day of the last year of Heidelberg High School’s existence. But this was no time for nostalgia; it was time for class.  ... »

Students at Department of Defense schools returning to changes, challenges
August 26, 2012
Whether aspiring to a career in aerospace engineering or fashion design, this year's incoming freshmen in DODEA schools will have to earn more math credits to get a diploma.  ... »

As military shifts, so do school structures
August 26, 2012
The start of the 2012-13 school year for Defense Department school students in Europe is bittersweet for pupils in Heidelberg, where three military schools are slated to close next year.  ... »

DODEA schools expanding technology, math opportunities.
August 26, 2012
With the help of robots and real-world cyber scenarios, Defense Department schools are boosting their efforts to improve students’ science, technology, engineering and math skills with an expanded curriculum.  ... »

DODDS' volleyball camp
August 15, 2012
“We want to train in reality,” said Kessel, the Colorado Springs, Colo., resident who’s contributing his 42 years of top-level coaching experience to the third annual Asia-Continental Europe Volleyball Camp here.  ... »

DODDS-Europe football camp
August 13, 2012
The annual DODDS-Europe Football Camp opened with the most decidedly international flavor in its 25-year history.  ... »

DODDS students dig deep for fossils
July 17, 2012
When was the last time you were able to pack up the kids on a sunny morning with a promise that everybody would soon be roaming with life-size dinosaurs and coming home with a bag full of fossils?  ... »