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DoDEA Announces U.S. Senate Youth Program selections for 2017

ALEXANDRIA, VA — March 2, 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.

Innovative Ideas Receive Funding in DoDEA Europe’s Kaiserslautern School District

The Kaiserslautern District Superintendent’s Office awarded $20,000 to support innovative teaching and learning models. $mart Money was conceived as a motivational agent to allow inspired educators to further develop innovative methods and practices for teaching and learning in their classrooms.

Dunham Selected as DoDEA Kaiserslautern District Superintendent

Dr. Dell McMullen, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Europe Director, has named Dr. Liz Dunham as the DoDEA Kaiserslautern District Superintendent.

Kaiserslautern District Superintendent to Attend National Meeting of Innovative School Leaders

Kaiserslautern District Superintendent Dell McMullen will join a select group of national education leaders to share ideas and develop action plans for using technology to support teaching and learning.

DoDEA Educator to Tour Peruvian Schools

The NEA Foundation named Alina Rozanski, a 6-8 grade Choir teacher at Netzaberg Middle School in Grafenwoehr, Germany, as a 2015 NEA Foundation Global Learning Fellow. With this honor, Rozanski joins a unique class of 33 award-winning public school educators who will spend a year building their global competency skills, or the capacity and disposition to understand and act on issues of global significance.

Innovative Ideas Receive Funding

The Kaiserslautern District Superintendent’s Office has awarded over $30,000 to support innovative teaching and learning models for 21st Century Schools.

Europe’s Kaiserslautern District participates in League of Innovative Schools meeting

Dr. Dell McMullen, Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe Kaiserslautern District superintendent recently joined more than 150 innovative superintendents, school leaders, and representatives from businesses and nonprofits, in the nation’s capital for the League of Innovative Schools Fall 2014 Meeting.

DoDDS-Europe names new Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Dr. Joan Islas has been selected as the new Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.

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.

Cannon brothers awarded scholarship to Space Academy

Andrew and Sean Cannon of Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany, have been awarded a scholarship to attend Space Camp® at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center.

Student Selected to Study Arabic Abroad

Lillie Sullivan, a high school student in APO, AE, has been awarded a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) scholarship for 2014-2015. Lillie will study Arabic in Morocco for the Summer.

Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS competition

The “Mathletes” from Ramstein Middle School walked with the top honors in the 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition.

DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District Accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Today Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, announced DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District as one of nine new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools.

AFN Partnering With Overseas Schools to Help Stop Bullying

Three Defense Media Activity (DMA) organizations and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA ) schools in the Pacific and Europe are syncing entertainment with command information and social media to help stop bullying.

DoDDS-Europe announces top teachers for School Year 2014/2015

DoDDS-Europe officials have announced the district teachers of the year for SY 2014/2015.

Implementation of Google Apps for Education pushes DoDDS-Europe closer to 21st Century

WIESBADEN, Germany – As advances in technology continue to mold society in how people live, work and play, reliance on internet-based technologies has grown exponentially.

Six DoDDS Europe math and science teachers selected as finalists for Presidential award

WIESBADEN, Germany – Six teachers from Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe have been selected as finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Program.

With Heidelberg closure, DoDDS-Europe will reduce number of districts to four

With the scheduled closure of the military installations in Heidelberg, the Office of the District Superintendent located at Patrick Henry Village and all three schools in Heidelberg will close at the end of June 2013.

Vilseck High School to host International Robotics competition

On March 16, 2013, First Tech Challenge robotics teams from the European theater will converge at Vilseck High School at Rose Barracks for a robotics tournament.

DoDEA Europe selects assistant superintendents for Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts

DoDEA Europe has selected the new assistant superintendents for the Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts.

DoDDS-Europe celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Jazz Seminar

January 13-18, DoDDS Europe will conduct its 30th Jazz Seminar at Ramstein Air Base. The event will culminate with performances at Kaiserslautern and Ramstein High Schools and the Stadthalle in Landstuhl.

DoDDS-Europe announces possible breach of information in four schools

In late-October, DoDDS-Europe became aware of the theft of computer memory devices that may have included personal information related to students and sponsors from School Years 2002-03 through this school year.

DoDDS-Europe announces new Bavaria District Superintendent

The Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe announced the selection of Dr. Elizabeth Dunham as the new Bavaria District Superintendent. Dunham is currently the Assistant Superintendent in the Kaiserslautern District, a position she had held since August 2008.

DoDDS-Europe announces two key leadership additions

The Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe last week, announced the addition of two key senior leaders.

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Deployed parents can watch the 2012 DoDDS-Europe high school graduations live

Deployed parents can watch the 2012 DoDDS-Europe high school graduations live

Feltwell Elementary School teacher loses battle with leukemia.

It is with great sorrow that DoDDS-Europe announces the passing on May 10, 2011 of Catherine Annette Minger-Croton, a much loved teacher at Feltwell Elementary School.

DoDDS Europe names teachers of the year

As the school year comes to a close, the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe named the top teachers in each of its five districts.

DoDDS Europe looking for applicants to fill positions at new Schweinfurt High School

The Department of Defense Education Activity school system is looking for highly motivated applicants within the local commuting area of Schweinfurt, Germany. Interested applicants can access the vacancy announcements at: www.eu.dodea.edu/hr/vacancies.

DoDDS Europe to open new high school in Schweinfurt community for school year 2011-12

The Department of Defense Education Activity announced today the establishment of a high school in the Schweinfurt community.

DoDDS-Europe to alter plan for Mannheim schools as student population reduces

DoDDS-Europe has revised its transformation plans for Mannheim schools, as the student population there continues to reduce.

Friday, May 19, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Announces 2018 Teacher of the Year

Delalio Elementary School 3rd grade and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher Kara Fernandez has been selected as the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Teacher of the Year.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
Two DoDEA Students selected as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars

The Department of Defense Education Activity takes great pleasure in announcing the selection of two students as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars. Rachel L. Flatt, from Nile C. Kinnick High School, in Yokosuka, Japan, and John R. Casey, Ramstein High School, in Kaiserslautern, Germany, are among the 161 high school seniors recognized for their extraordinary academic accomplishments.

Friday, May 12, 2017 |DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools |
Fort Campbell High School Hires New Head Football Coach

Fort Campbell HS has hired Mr. Joshua Robins as The Falcons’ new head football coach.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Americas School Named as a 2017 U.S. Department of Education

One Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school is among the schools named as the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. The DoDEA School is Tarawa Terrace Elementary School in North Carolina.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 |DoDEA Puerto Rico |
Antilles High School Future Business Leaders Headed to Nationals

Ten Antilles HS students move on to Future Business Leaders of America National Conference

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 |DoDEA |
Fort Knox Second Grader “Dreams Out Loud,” Wins Scholarship

Macdonald Elementary School second grade student, Amaya Lawniczack, wins a $1,000 scholarship in the "Dream Out Loud Challenge."

Monday, May 1, 2017 |DoDEA |
FCHS Juniors Receive Kentucky Recognitions

Three Fort Campbell HS juniors received word this week that they have been honored by the State of Kentucky.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 |DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools |
Fort Campbell High School Junior Receives Berea College Legacy Scholar Award

Damian Bowe was honored recently by Berea College, Berea, Ky., as a Carter G. Woodson Legacy Scholar for outstanding accomplishments in the areas of academics, service and leadership.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 |DoDEA |
FCHS Earns Jostens National Yearbook Design Recognition

Fort Campbell High School yearbook, The FALCON, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2017 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage.

Friday, April 21, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Announces 2017 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces that Ms. Michelle Moore-Robinson of Kinser Elementary School in Japan has been selected as the 2017 DoDEA Elementary Principal of the Year and Ms. Sharon O'Donnell of Ramstein High School in Europe is the 2017 DoDEA Secondary Principal of the Year.

Friday, April 14, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Gilmer Named DoDEA Americas Elementary Principal of the Year

Dr. Vicki Gilmer, principal of both Fort Rucker Primary and Fort Rucker Elementary schools, has been named DoDEA Americas Elementary Principal of the Year.

Friday, March 31, 2017 |DoDEA |
West Point Middle School Student Takes Grand Prize

Samantha Reeves, has been named the Grand Prize winner (Spanish category) in the 30th Annual Countywide Substance Abuse Prevention Poster Design Contest.

Thursday, March 23, 2017 |DoDEA Puerto Rico |
Antilles High School Wins NASSP Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching Democracy

The entry was an instructional collaboration with AHS teachers and community partners.

Thursday, March 16, 2017 |DoDEA World Wide |
DoDEA Launches 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will administer a Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) from March 20 through April 14.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 |DoDEA |
Shughart Middle School Students Win Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

Shughart Middle School students received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for works they entered in the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers competition.

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 |DoDEA Europe |
DoDEA Announces U.S. Senate Youth Program selections for 2017

ALEXANDRIA, VA — March 2, 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.

Monday, March 6, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
FCHS’s Model United Nations Team Boasts Most Winners Ever

Fort Campbell High School’s Model United Nations came away from the Indiana University Model United Nations (IUMUN) Conference, Feb. 24-26, with the most awards team members have ever earned at a conference. The IUMUN is considered one of the premiere high school MUN conferences in the entire Midwest.

Friday, March 3, 2017 |DoDEA Mid-Atlantic |
Lejeune HS Senior Beatty Named 2017 Marine Military Child of the Year

Lejeune High School (LHS) senior Jackson Beatty has been named the recipient of the Operation Homefront 2017 Marine Military Child of the Year® Award.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific hosts 2016/17 Far East Culinary Arts competition

OKINAWA, Japan – Thirty five Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Far East students representing nine school teams from Japan, Okinawa and South Korea participated in the Far East Culinary Arts Competition Feb. 2 at the Taiyo Community Center on Yokota Air Base.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 |DoDEA Americas |
Antilles School Students Shine at Robotics Competition

The FIRST LEGO League teams from Antilles Elementary, Middle and High schools performed exceptionally well at the annual FIRST® LEGO® League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship.