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Americas Press Releases

Marshall Elementary School to Close at End of School Year October 8, 2014
A MILCON program begun in Fiscal Year 2010 to replace aging DoDEA schools, will replace Marshall ES at Fort Campbell, Ky. at the end of the 2014-2015 school year. More...
 
White Named Heroes Elementary School Principal August 28, 2014
Dr. Kendra White has been promoted to principal of Heroes Elementary School in the North Carolina: Camp Lejeune District. More...
 
Tutt Named Diamond Elementary School Principal August 14, 2014
Dr. Marva Tutt has been named principal of Diamond Elementary School, at Fort Stewart, Ga., in the South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District. More...
 
Davis Named Brittin Elementary School Principal August 14, 2014
Dr. Davis comes to DoDEA from the Tucson Unified School District, where she was an elementary school principal. More...
 
Kirk Named Ramey School Principal July 17, 2014
Kirk Named Principal of Ramey School More...
 
Smith Named Dexter Elementary School Principal June 27, 2014
Ms. Edwina Smith has been named principal of Dexter Elementary School, at Fort Benning, in the Georgia/Alabama District. More...
 
Cuadrado Named Assistant Superintendent for New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District May 20, 2014
Announcing Dr. Cuadrado being named Assistant Superintendent for New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District More...
 
Austin Named DDESS Deputy Director of CIA April 16, 2014
Frances Austin has been named Deputy Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA), at the DDESS Area Service Center More...
 
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict March 14, 2014
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict in School Year 2014-15 More...
 
DoDEA to Close Four Schools at Fort Knox March 5, 2014
4 DoDEA schools at Ft. Knox will close at the end of SY 2013-2014 due to a decrease in student enrollment resulting from the inactivation of the 3rd Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division. More...

Releases for 2011


Tuesday, November 22, 2011 | DoDEA KY District |
Fort Campbell High School's Berner Named Coach of the Year

Fort Campbell High School’s (FCHS) Head Football Coach Shawn Berner has been named the 3A District 1 Football Coach of the Year by the Kentucky Football Coaches Association.

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
DDESS/DoDDS-Cuba Names 2012 Teachers of the Year

These teachers exhibit qualities and attributes of a high performing teacher,” Dr. Curtis said. “Their commitment, dedication and professionalism have touched many, many students. They are impacting our future generation.” Those teachers are: Georgia/Alabama District: Rebecca Hill, Maxwell Air Force Base Elementary/Middle School NY/VA/Puerto Rico District: Tim Proskauer, Antilles Middle School. SC/Ft. Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District: Tracey Fairfax, Kessler Elementary School. North Carolina District: Julia Goodrich, Gordon Elementary School. Kentucky District: Geary Schwartz, Fort Campbell High School.

Friday, July 29, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
Deas Named Fort Rucker Primary School Principal

Dr. Deborah Deas brings over 20 years experience to her new appointment as Fort Rucker Primary School Principal.

Friday, July 29, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
Leinard to Open Shughart Middle School as Principal

Mary Leinard has been named principal of Randall D. Shughart Middle School, at Fort Bragg, NC, in the North Carolina District.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
Barba Receives AdvanceED Excellence in Education Award

Ms. Theresa Barba was named recipient of the AdvancED Excellence in Education Award, during the 2011 AdvancED International Summit, held March 19-22, in Chicago.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
Quantico JROTC Drill Team Takes First Place

For the ninth consecutive year, the Quantico Middle/High School Marine Corps JROTC Drill Team took first place at the Mount Vernon High School (Alexandria, Va.) Invitational Drill Meet.

Friday, February 11, 2011 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Purvine Named Principal of Wassom Middle School

Dr. Linda Curtis, Area Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for DDESS/DoDDS-Cuba announced Mr. Mark Purvine has been named principal of Fort Campbell’s Wassom Middle School.

Friday, February 11, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
Purvine Named Principal of Fort Campbell's Wassom Middle School

Mr. Mark Purvine has been named principal of Fort Campbell’s Wassom Middle School. Fort Campbell schools are in the DDESS/DoDDS-Cuba Kentucky District.

Monday, January 24, 2011 | DoDEA Americas |
Gilchrist Named Diamond Elementary School Principal

Ms. Brenda P. Gilchrist has been named principal of Diamond Elementary School, at Fort Stewart, in the South Carolina/Fort Stewart/DoDDS-Cuba District.