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Releases for 2016


Wednesday, December 28, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Shughart Middle School Launches Successful Operation Blackhawk Rescue

Upon hearing about W.H. Knuckles’ plight, STEAM teachers and students decided to incorporate a community service project into their studies.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 | DoDEA Fort-Benning Schools |
McBride Elementary’s First LEGO League Team Wins Outstanding Project Award

McBride Elementary School’s Morris Code 6+1 Robotics Team won the prestigious award for Outstanding Project, when they competed in the First LEGO League Regional Qualifier at Columbus State University Dec. 3, 2016

Friday, December 2, 2016 | DoDEA Camp Lejeune Schools | HQ Feature
LHS Senior to Attend Stockholm University Nobel Week

Nadia Cunningham has been selected as one of 25 participants to attend the Stockholm University Nobel Week events in Stockholm, Sweden.

Friday, December 2, 2016 | DoDEA Camp Lejeune Schools | HQ Feature
Lejeune High School Senior Named Commended Student In 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program

Lejeune High School senior Caleb Harding has been named a Commended Student in the 2017 National Merit Scholarship Program, Lejeune High School Principal Eric Steimel announced today.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Five Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Earn Awards Vanderbilt University

Thirty-six Fort Campbell High School students participated in the Vanderbilt University Model UN Conference held Nov. 4-6, 2016.

Friday, October 21, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Fort Campbell High School Seniors Named Wendy's High School Heisman Award Winners

Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes Fort Campbell High School (FCHS) seniors Nataliah Whetstone and Deonte Mayfield and their dedication to never cutting corners by naming them School Winners.

Friday, September 30, 2016 | DoDEA Bowley ES | HQ Feature
Bowley Elementary School Named 2016 - 2018 National PTA School of Excellence

Bowley ES is one among 173 schools and PTAs receiving this honor for their leadership and accomplishments nationwide in building strong, effective family-school partnerships.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 | DoDEA Fort-Benning Schools |
McBride Elementary Recognized as Blue Ribbon School

McBride Elementary School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.

Friday, September 9, 2016 | DoDEA Camp Lejeune Schools | HQ Feature
Gilliard Named Brewster Middle School Principal

Ms. Sheila Gilliard has been named Principal of Brewster Middle School aboard Camp Lejeune, NC.

Friday, September 9, 2016 | DoDEA Puerto Rico | HQ Feature
Strait Named Ramey School Principal

Mr. James Strait has been named Principal of Ramey School aboard Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen, Puerto Rico.

Friday, September 9, 2016 | DoDEA Camp Lejeune Schools | HQ Feature
Nelson Named Johnson Primary School Principal

Mr. Timothy Nelson has been named Principal of Johnson Primary School aboard Camp Lejeune, NC.

Friday, August 19, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Burk Named Pierce Terrace Elementary Principal

Dr. Raymond Burk has been named Principal of Pierce Terrace Elementary School at Fort Jackson, SC, in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District.

Friday, August 12, 2016 | DoDEA Fort-Knox Schools | HQ Feature
Fort Knox High School JROTC Cadet Receives Leadership Award

Fort Knox High School JROTC Cadet Chasidy Parks earned the distinguished Leadership Award at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge.

Monday, July 11, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Fort Campbell High School Student One of 100 Selected to Attend Girls Nation

FCHS student Ms. Isha Cheaye was selected by her peers as 1 of 2 girls chosen to represent Kentucky at Girls Nation, July 23-30, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 | DoDEA Americas |
DoDEA Announces Structural Changes in DDESS Leadership

To help students at Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools compete, succeed and thrive in whatever path they choose, DoDEA is introducing College and Career Ready standards and re-inventing the above-school-level organizational structure to support those standards. The structure of DDESS/DoDDS-Cuba will change from six districts to two districts.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Perry Named Principal of Fort Knox High School

Mr. Brian Perry has been named Principal of Fort Knox High School, at Fort Knox, KY.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Ramey School eCYBERMISSION Team Heads to D.C. Finals

The U.S. Army announced that Las Chicas de Puerto Rico team from Ramey School in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, has been selected as one of 20 national finalists in the 14th annual eCYBERMISSION competition.

Thursday, May 12, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Grim Named North Carolina PTA Principal of the Year

Gordon Elementary School Principal Joel Grim has been named the North Carolina PTA 2015-2016 Principal of the Year.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016 | DoDEA Americas |
Lejeune High School Seniors Prepare for College

Six Lejeune High School seniors plan to carry on their fathers’ commitment to the military as they prepare to attend college either by an appointment to a military academy or with Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) scholarships.

Monday, May 2, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Two Dahlgren SeaPerch Teams Qualify for Nationals

Two SeaPerch teams from Dahlgren School qualified at the Virginia Regional Competition, April 23, to compete in the national competition this month.

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Antilles High School JROTC Cadets Headed to U.S. Military Academy

Two Antilles High School (AHS) JROTC cadets have received and accepted direct appointments to the U.S. Military Academy (USMA), West Point Class of 2020.

Friday, March 11, 2016 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Two DoDEA Students Named 2016 Military Child of the Year Recipients

Two students attending DoDEA Americas schools have been named recipients of Operation Homefront’s 2016 Military Child of the Year® awards.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 | DoDEA Puerto Rico |
Antilles Middle School Student Wins School-Level GeoBee

Eighth grade student, Julian Olivo Santiago, won the Antilles Middle School (AMS) competition of the National Geographic Bee on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016.

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 | DoDEA Ft. Campbell HS | HQ Feature
Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Earn Awards at Indiana University

21 Fort Campbell High School students participated in the Indiana University Model United Nations Conference held February 10-21, 2016, on the Bloomington IN campus.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 | DoDEA Maxwell AFB E/MS | HQ Feature
Maxwell AFB Elementary/Middle School Food Service to Undergo Changes

Food service at Maxwell Elementary/Middle School will undergo some changes in 2016. Part of the catalyst for change was the arrival in October 2015, of Mrs. Vicki West as the Supervisory Food Service Assistant.

Friday, January 8, 2016 | DoDEA Fort-Benning Schools |
McBride Elementary School Robotics Team Excels at Regional Competition

McBride Elementary School's robotics team competed and won the overall trophy for Programming at the event in the First LEGO League (FLL) Middle Georgia Regional Qualifier in Byron, GA, in December.

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