District News

Fri, Apr 4, 2014 | Local Teacher Receives National Recognition
Mr. Michael A. Pope Mr. Michael A. Pope, a teacher at Zama American Middle School, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of seventeen NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014 | Jeff Sparling named 2015 Japan District Teacher of the Year
Mr. Sparling with his students on Crazy Hat Day during Read Across America week. DoDEA Japan District Superintendent, Ms. Lois Rapp, is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Jeff Sparling as the 2015 Japan District Teacher of the Year. Mr. Sparling teaches 3rd grade at The Sullivans School, Yokosuka.

Wed, Jan 29, 2014 | Sullivans Students Lend Helping Hands for Relief Fund
Sullivans students present check to American Red Cross Students from Sullivans Elementary School on board Yokosuka Navy Base, Japan and members of Sullivans PTO present a check to the American Red Cross to assist relief efforts for people who were affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Phillipines.

Thu, Jan 9, 2014 | New-look wrestling tourney
Much will be different Saturday about a high school wrestling tournament formerly known as “Beast of the East.”

Tue, Jan 7, 2014 | New assistant principal at Byrd ES
Dr. Tammy Reginelli, Byrd ES Assistant Principal The Japan District Superintendent’s Office is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Tammy Reginelli as the new Assistant Principal of Byrd Elementary School in Yokosuka, Japan.

Tue, Jan 7, 2014 | New principal at Arnn ES
Mrs. Gwendolyn Baxter-Oakley, Arnn ES Principal The Japan District Superintendent’s Office is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Gwendolyn Baxter-Oakley as the new principal at Arnn Elementary School in Sagimahara, Japan.

Mon, Jan 6, 2014 | New principal at Yokosuka Middle School
Ms. Nakeam Binyard, Yokosuka Middle School Principal The Japan District Superintendent’s Office is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Nakeam Binyard as the new Principal of Yokosuka Middle School in Yokosuka, Japan.

Sun, Sep 15, 2013 | DoDEA's overseas students head back to school
Tens of thousands of students returned to U.S. Department of Defense schools overseas...

Sun, Sep 15, 2013 | Volleyball preview
Wherever Nile C. Kinnick girls volleyball has gone the last six seasons, wins haven’t been far behind.

Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | Counting to meet culture at upcoming soroban competitions
Approximately 80 students from Japanese schools located in Kanagawa Prefecture will participate alongside 90 DoDEA students from Arnn Elementary School, Byrd ES, Ikego ES, Lanham ES and The Sullivans ES.

Wed, Oct 24, 2012 | Solar Energy Shines at The Sullivans School
Yokosuka’s energy team teaches Sullivans students

Mon, Sep 17, 2012 | Yokota Cadets High Flyin’
Two Yokota HS students took to the skies recently behind the controls of a Cessna 172. The students are part of the new JROTC Cadet FlightSimulator Instructor (CFI) program at Yokota High School, a first-of-its kind program in Air Force JROTC.

Sun, Aug 19, 2012 | Football returns! Samurai share M.C. Perry field, Japanese team comes aboard station
For the first time since 2004, the Matthew C. Perry High School Samurai football team suited up in pads, jerseys and helmets. American football, a long-missed sport aboard the station has finally made its return.

Tue, Dec 20, 2011 | Winter Wonderland Celebration
AFN Pacific Update: Yokosuka Middle School's first ever Winter Wonderland Celebration provides unique opportunity for over 600 guests to interact with teachers and staff at YMS. Yokosuka Middle School was transformed into a winter wonderland, and families and sailors were invited to the celebraton. Over 600 guests had a unique opportunity to interact with school administrators, faculty, and staff.

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 | Alum Showcase Colleges
YOKOTA AIR BASE – Nearly 100 Yokota High School students and their parents had a chance to pay virtual visits to more than 30 college campuses on Nov. 3 during the third annual Share Your College Fair.

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 | Bridging Cultures
Musicians with the Japanese Air Self Defense Band play cultural music selections for children at Sollars Elementary on Misawa Air Base.

Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | Annual Flag Folding Ceremony
The Sullivans School Annual Flag Folding Ceremony The Sullivans School holds Annual flag Folding Ceremony.

Sat, Nov 12, 2011 | Yokota Breaks Away from Kubasaki for Title
YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan – Scott Hanson and Phillip Burnett made the playoffs their personal showcase. As a result, Yokota finally brought home that elusive first Far East Division I football title.

Tue, Nov 8, 2011 | New Principal
Darby ES Principal Mrs. Daisy Weddle has been named principal at Jack N. Darby Elementary School, Sasebo, Japan.

Thu, Oct 27, 2011 | 2011 Far East Journalism Conference
AFN report on aspiring reporters: 120 DoDEA Pacific students came together 17-21 Oct. for the 2011 Far East Journalism Conference.