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DoDEA Pacific Press Releases

DoDEA releases for 2012


Wednesday, December 26, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
Far East Creative Expressions Celebrates Student Creativity

Friday, October 5, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific students take deep “Tsukuba” dive into STEM at one of the world’s leading science and research centers

Particle colliders, electrophoresis machines, landscape simulators and mass spectroscopy were all tools of the trade for 60 DoDEA Pacific high school students during the Far East STEM and Research Academy (SARA) held Sept. 24-28 in Tsukuba Science City, Japan.

Thursday, September 13, 2012 |DoDEA Korea |
Academic Excellence at CT Joy Elementary/Middle School Earns Blue Ribbon Recognition from U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recognized Charles Turner Joy Elementary/Middle School as one of 269 schools selected as 2012 National Blue Ribbon Schools during a ceremony held here Sept. 7 at Arlington Traditional Elementary School. The annual selection of Blue Ribbon Schools is based on their overall academic excellence or for making progress in improving student academic achievement levels.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 |DoDEA Okinawa |
Zukeran Elementary Students Observe 9/11 Anniversary

Educators in the Department of Defense Education Activity Okinawa District want to make sure students understand the significance of the tragedy and its continuing impact on their lives.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 |DoDEA Japan |
Selection made for new Assistant Principal of M.C. Perry High School in Iwakuni, Japan.

The Japan District Superintendent’s Office is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Priscilla Hill as the new Assistant Principal of M.C. Perry High School in Iwakuni, Japan.

Thursday, August 9, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
Experienced staff developer returns to the Pacific as Assistant Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Senior Civilian Leader for Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific schools Martha Brown announced today the selection of Stan Caldwell as the DoDEA Pacific Assistant Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment.

Friday, May 11, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
Former Zama American High School teacher returns as new Principal

No hall pass required for Bruce Derr as he returns to Zama American High School with a new title: Principal.

Monday, April 16, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific students prepare for research, discovery and hands-on learning during STEM Awareness Week

All 49 schools across Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific schools will challenge students to apply their science, technology, engineering, mathematics, communication and problem-solving skills during STEM Awareness Week April 23-27.

Thursday, March 29, 2012 |DoDEA Korea |
DoDEA Pacific “Mathletes” prepare for National MATHCOUNTS Competition

Individual “Mathletes” from Seoul American Middle School and Osan Middle School earned the opportunity to compete on a national stage after finishing in the 2012 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition.

Friday, February 24, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
Ryukyu Middle School Nurse Selected as OSHNA School Nurse of the Year

Holly Gouldman, a school nurse with the Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific, was recently selected as the Overseas School Health Nurses Association 2012 School Nurse of the Year.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
Leadership transition to begin in the DoDEA Japan District

Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Deputy Director for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Dr. Joyce Lutrey will begin assuming temporary leadership responsibilities for the DoDEA Japan District on Feb. 27.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Celebrates Presidents Day

What originally started as a celebration of our first U.S. President, is now known as Presidents Day and is celebrated on the third Monday in February.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 |DoDEA Yokota AB Schools |
DoDEA students explore Jupiter through innovative GAVRT project

Sixth graders at Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific’s Yokota Middle School traded pillows for planetary exploration at 4:30 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Jan. 31.

Thursday, February 2, 2012 |DoDEA Japan |
DoDEA Japan District Superintendent announces departure

DoDEA Japan District Superintendent Clayton Fujie announced his resignation Wednesday citing health complications that require prompt attention. Fujie said he will remain Superintendent through March 15 to provide the time necessary for a smooth transition.

Monday, January 30, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific students honored as Outstanding Delegates at Harvard Model Congress Asia

110 DoDEA Pacific high school students joined over 200 of their peers from Jordan, Japan, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Indonesia, Philippines, and several other countries for the Harvard Model Congress Asia Conference held in Singapore, Jan. 13-15, 2012.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 |DoDEA Okinawa |
Sixth Annual Okinawan-American Shootout Basketball Tournament

January 21st -22nd marks a special weekend for DoDEA Okinawa as they play host to the Sixth Annual Okinawan-American Shootout Basketball Tournament.

Friday, January 13, 2012 |DoDEA Pacific |
Ink, clay and pixels collide at annual Far East Creative Expressions

Over 100 aspiring student artists from all 12 DoDEA Pacific high schools gathered together at the Onna Art Center to create unique works of art designed to “Envision – Explore – Express.”