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Tue, Dec 12, 2017 | Iwakuni Winter Wonderland Concert
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Tue, Oct 17, 2017 | Kadena ES Fall Festival
Oct 13 2017, Kadena Elementary School held a Fall Festival for the community. Students and Parents from all over Kadena Air Base joined in the fun. With over 20 booths, a chili cook off and tons of games and prizes the event was a huge success.

Tue, Oct 17, 2017 | 21st Century School
KES prepares to move into new 21st Century School.

Fri, Sep 29, 2017 | KDES Open House
Kadena Elementary School recently held an Open House for the parents and community.

Sun, Aug 19, 2012 | Devils hope improved line, bonding at Fuji lead to turnaround
Coaching staff plan a week long retreat to Mount Fuji to try and turn things around for their football team.

Wed, Aug 1, 2012 | DODEA Okinawa addresses school registration
Every summer brings a new wave of families to Okinawa. For those with children, transitioning smoothly into new schools is a top priority.

Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | Exchange to provide school meals that meet tough new nutrition standards
As students return to class this fall on bases in Okinawa, mainland Japan and Korea, they will find new healthy choices in their school cafeterias with meals provided by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

Mon, Jun 25, 2012 | One athlete overcomes adversity.
Adversity is something everyone will face, and a subject high school coaches teach about as much as possible. Meet a recent graduate of Daegu High School, who has overcome adversity all the way to a college scholarship.

Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | SAHS Graduation
Seniors from Seoul American High School walked along 8th Army Drive for their final action together as a class. They then moved on to their High School Graduation held at the Collier Community Fitness Center.

Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | DODEA ramping up effort to fix dilapidated schools
The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to massively ramp up construction efforts in order to meet its goal of replacing 134 severely aging schools — 78 percent of its facilities around the world — before the end of the decade.

Thu, Jun 7, 2012 | Field Day for students of Seoul American Elementary School.
Students of the Seoul American Elementary School participated in Field Day activities, to celebrate the beginning of summer, and the end of the school year.

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 | Mrs. Pamela Anthony awarded the DoDEA History Teacher of the Year.
Every year the Department of Defense Education Activity “Teacher of the Year” honors educators that have made an exceptional difference in the lives of their students and provided inspiration to their peers.

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 | Sasebo students put math, science skills to the test aboard USS Germantown
It wasn’t a normal day in the classroom for 66 fifth- and sixth-graders from Sasebo Elementary, and Seaman Aldannuvia Dominguez of the USS Germantown wasn’t their normal teacher.

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 | Seven DoDEA Students Selected as Semi-Finalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program
Seven Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students have been selected as Semi-finalists for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP).

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 | New DODEA facilities in Korea to ease crowding as school year kicks off
When base schools across the Pacific open Monday morning, two facilities aimed at easing overcrowding in South Korea will be among them: a new high school in Daegu and a new wing of an elementary school at Camp Casey.

Wed, Nov 16, 2011 | Officials Name New Education Activity Director
Long-time Defense Department civilian Marilee Fitzgerald will become the new Department of Defense Education Activity director, Pentagon officials announced today.

Tue, Oct 11, 2011 | Let's Jump!
DoDEA Pacific employees take part in a global effort to break the Guinness World Record.

Thu, Sep 8, 2011 | Back to School
AFN-Korea's SPC Kelsey Bowen interviews DoDEA Pacific leaders on back to school topics.

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 | DODEA implements system-wide attendance policy
Defense Department schools have implemented a comprehensive system-wide attendance policy in line with most public schools across the U.S. school officials announced Thursday.

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 | Ground broken for two DODEA schools key to S. Korea relocation plan
U.S. Forces Korea and South Korea held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday near U.S. Army Garrison-Humphreys for two DODEA schools that will play a key role in moving forward the military’s relocation plan.

Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | Students reunite with friends as new school year begins at Pacific bases
They came carrying new backpacks and binders, wearing fresh outfits and the caps of their favorite sports teams.

Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | DODEA's new robotics, gaming classes aren’t child’s play
Some high school students might prefer playing video games to doing school work.

Thu, Jun 9, 2011 | DoDEA Selects Bullion as Curriculum Chief
Dr. Peggy A. Bullion has been selected as the new Curriculum Chief for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).

Thu, Jun 9, 2011 | Deployed Parents Can Watch Kids Graduate
After a decade of war, most military families have grown accustomed to their service member’s absence for significant events due to a heavy pace of deployments.

Wed, Jun 1, 2011 | Yokota, Kadena and Osan Junior ROTC programs lauded
The Air Force Junior ROTC headquarters recently awarded three Defense Department schools in the Pacific with top honors.

Mon, May 9, 2011 | DoDEA Students Honored in 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
A Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) senior, Tristan E. Fitch of Brussels High School in Brussels, Belgium has been named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar. In April, Fitch along with Ryan Su, of Kinnick High School in Yokosuka, Japan...