DoDEA Europe Schools in the News

Spangdahlem JROTC Cadets Participate in 75th Anniversary Of the Liberation of Ettlebruck, Luxembourg
Spangdahlem JROTC Cadets Participate in 75th Anniversary Of the Liberation of Ettlebruck, Luxembourg
Sun, Sep 22, 2019
JROTC cadets participated in events celebrating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Ettlebruck, Luxembourg.
Spangdahlem High School Wins 8 Awards at DoDEA Europe-West Film Fest 2019
Spangdahlem High School Wins 8 Awards at DoDEA Europe-West Film Fest 2019
Tue, May 21, 2019
Video Productions students in Mrs. Campbell’s class went to SHAPE High School in Mons, Belgium for the DoDEA Europe West 2019 Film Fest on Monday, May 13, 2019.
Spangdahlem High School Selected to Receive Distinguished Unit Award
Fri, Apr 26, 2019
Unit GR-083 at Spangdahlem High School has been selected as one of 376 units to receive the 2018-2019 Air Force JROTC Distinguished Unit Award.
Spangdahlem High School Prom
Spangdahlem High School Prom
Fri, Apr 26, 2019
Spangdahlem High School had their Prom on Saturday, April 20, 2019 at Schloss Niederweis.
Spangdahlem High School students attend the annual Future Business Leaders of America student leadership conference.
Tue, Mar 19, 2019
Spangdahlem HS students visit Oberwesel, Germany to attend the Future Business Leaders of America conference.
Spangdahlem High School Student Earns Full 4 Year Scholarship
Mon, Feb 25, 2019
DeAndre Gray, a senior at Spangdahlem High School earns 4 year ROTC scholarship.
Knappe Selected as Europe South District 2020 Teacher of the Year
Knappe Selected as Europe South District 2020 Teacher of the Year
Wed, Feb 20, 2019
VICENZA, Italy— Stacy Knappe was announced today as the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Europe South District 2020 Teacher of the Year. Knappe teaches AP Literature, English 12 and drama at Vicenza High School in Vicenza, Italy.
Spangdahlem High School Students Earn FAA Student Pilot Certificate
Tue, Feb 5, 2019
Spangdahlem High School Students Earn FAA Student Pilot Certificate
Bahrain School holds alumni, former staff members' reunion
Bahrain School holds alumni, former staff members' reunion
Mon, Jan 21, 2019
Bahrain School holds alumni, former staff members' reunion
Spangdahlem HS Students Selected for Air Force Flight Academy
Tue, Jan 15, 2019
Two Spangdahlem HS students are chosen for the Air Force Flight Academy this summer.
AVID Goes to England!
Fri, Nov 30, 2018
On Saturday, November 17, SHAPE American Middle School AVID students visited history. The students woke up extra early and boarded a bus for England.
Spangdahlem High School Marksmanship Team Makes its Mark!
Thu, Nov 29, 2018
Two students from Spangdahlem High School broke previous school records in the first competition of the season.
Teacher of the Year Promo
Tue, Nov 6, 2018
Colleen English promotes the Teacher Of The Year program
Spangdahlem HS JROTC students visit WWI battle sites
Tue, Nov 6, 2018
Spangdahlem HS JROTC students visit WWI battle sites ahead of the Centennial of the Armistice: 11-11-1918.
Stuttgart HS 9/11 remembrance ceremony
Stuttgart HS 9/11 remembrance ceremony
Wed, Oct 17, 2018
As the eight o’clock bell chimed at Stuttgart High School, students and faculty gathered around the flagpole to participate in a commemoration ceremony on the seventeenth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
Baumholder Adjusting to new brand of football
Thu, Oct 11, 2018
The Baumholder Bucs’ football rebuilding project had been proceeding more or less as designed.
Department of Defense commemorates Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and Constitution Week
Fri, Sep 14, 2018
Press release highlighting Constitution Day and Week and Citizenship Day
Huxtable leads Baumholder at Wiesbaden meet
Fri, May 11, 2018
Competing with larger schools at last weekend’s Wiesbaden Invitational meet, Baumholder got some personal bests and held its own.
The Month of the Military Child, April 2018
Wed, Apr 18, 2018
April is designated as the Month of the Military Child, underscoring the important role military children play in the armed forces community.
AFNORTH Jr. ROTC Attain Highest Possible Evaluation
AFNORTH Jr. ROTC Attain Highest Possible Evaluation
Tue, Apr 10, 2018
Congratulations to the AFNORTH Junior ROTC Corps of Cadets! They underwent an AF JROTC Headquarters inspection just before the Easter break and did exceptionally well.
Colleen English Named EU West Teacher of the Year
Colleen English Named EU West Teacher of the Year
Fri, Mar 16, 2018
Mr. Frank Roehl, DoDEA Europe West Superintendent, is proud to announce Ms. Colleen English as the District Teacher of the Year.
2018 FIRST Tech Challenge: Relic Recovery
2018 FIRST Tech Challenge: Relic Recovery
Tue, Mar 6, 2018
Lakenheath High School's dramatic rise to the pinnacle of robotic dominance!
SHS students advance to JSHS competition
SHS students advance to JSHS competition
Tue, Mar 6, 2018
SHS AP Research teacher Mr. Daniel Coapstick will be taking Aidan DeHan ‘18, Otheniel Wetlesen ‘19, and the partnership of Clare Walls ‘18 and Lyanne Nacario ‘18 to present their research at the JSHS symposium in Reidstadt, Germany.
Baumholder Bucs DoDEA Champions 2018
Fri, Mar 2, 2018
After beating Brussels three times already in 2018, Baumholder had to work extra hard to do it again and win the Division III boys’ basketball crown.
Waiting pays off for Baumholder
Fri, Mar 2, 2018
It had been nearly a decade since Baumholder won a basketball championship so the team had no qualms with slowing down the tempo and running off clock time in its Department of Defense Education Activity Division III championship game last weekend.
JROTC Cadets Answering the Call
Fri, Feb 23, 2018
The shooting tragedy in Parkland, FL caused a lot of attention to be directed at the school's JROTC program. What is becoming increasingly more evident is the number of cadets who acted independently to protect and assure the safety of others.
Model UN
Model UN
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
In January, a group of high school students from Alconbury, Brussels, Lakenheath, SHAPE, and Spangdahlem participated in a week long MUN conference in The Hague, Netherlands.
AFJROTC cadets to receive the scholarship from Headquarters
AFJROTC cadets to receive the scholarship from Headquarters
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Jordan Soles, a senior Air Force Junior ROTC (AFJROTC) cadet at Spangdahlem High School has received a scholarship to attend one of six partnering universities participating in a pilot training program over the summer of 2018.
Stuttgart HS students honor Holocaust victims through Stolpersteine Project
Stuttgart HS students honor Holocaust victims through Stolpersteine Project
Fri, Jan 5, 2018
The Host Country Community Service Club (HCCSC) of Stuttgart High School traveled to downtown Stuttgart in order to clean the Stolpersteines located around the area.
How Netzaberg Elementary shares holiday spirit
Thu, Dec 21, 2017
As part of Netzaberg Elementary School’s Kindness Challenge, NES students participated in spreading kindness and holiday cheer in several ways this season.
Beaming lanterns, smiles at NES during annual lantern walk
Beaming lanterns, smiles at NES during annual lantern walk
Fri, Nov 17, 2017
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Dozens of kindergarten and first grade students, along with their parents and school staff, participated in the 2nd Annual St. Martin’s Day Lantern Walk Nov. 2, 2017 at Netzaberg Elementary School.
Hohenfels All-Stars
Hohenfels All-Stars
Sun, Nov 12, 2017
Volleyball All-Star Line ups.
Fri, Aug 25, 2017
Get ready for some Football!!!
Stuttgart HS shows appreciation through Single Soldier Project
Stuttgart HS shows appreciation through Single Soldier Project
Wed, May 24, 2017
A life lived overseas, away from family and those who care about you, can leave one feeling alone. For two years, Shana Blankenship has coordinated a massive effort to provide our single soldiers with a little love, attention, and appreciation.
Zeitgeist "Going Forward" 2017 Cover Revealed
Wed, May 24, 2017
The hugely anticipated, top-secret, high-tech, 2017 Zeitgeist Cover was unveiled in a special ceremony at Stuttgart High Media Center. The thermochromatic panther cover, created by senior Sean Loeben, contains over 30 Photoshop layers.
Dickenson places second at national competition
Dickenson places second at national competition
Wed, May 24, 2017
Stuttgart High School (Germany) was proud to see two students advance to nationals: Rachael Dickenson (SHS ’18) and Jimmy Lynch (SHS ’17) were both selected to attend the JSHS National Competition.
The Grizzly Art Show
Mon, May 22, 2017
Enjoy looking at drawings, paintings, printmaking, and ceramics.
2017 Oral Reading Festival
Mon, May 15, 2017
Wow! What an exciting day! The Fifth Grade Oral Reading Festival was held on May 15.
Ramstein MS Teacher Honored
Wed, May 10, 2017
Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) - Europe teachers have been recognized by the VFW Department of Europe
DoDEA Europe Students Capture First-place in eCYBERMISSION
Wed, May 3, 2017
Students from Kaiserslautern MS and Livorno EMS win first-place in state-level categories for 6th and 7th grade.
GES Employment Opportunities
Tue, May 2, 2017
Please check out these employment opportunities at GES!
Stuttgart High performs
Stuttgart High performs "Charlotte’s Web"
Mon, May 1, 2017
Stuttgart’s traditional annual spring play fell on the 21st and 22nd of April this year. Based on E. B. White’s Charlotte’s Web, this year’s performance was executed brilliantly by cast and crew alike.
Conserve Today, Secure Tomorrow
Thu, Apr 27, 2017
Kaiserslautern Military Community students and teachers participated in Earth Day by planting more than 1,500 trees
Middle School Students Extend Learning through MATHCOUNTS
Fri, Apr 14, 2017
Ramstein Middle School is at it again, qualifying three students for the national MATHCOUNTS competition
AFN Bavaria DJs Read to Students at Netzaberg Elementary School
Mon, Apr 10, 2017
NETZABERG, Germany - The AFN Bavaria DJs took to Netzaberg Elementary School to read to kids ages preschool through 5th Grade. DJs Chappie, Livvy Liv, Tank, Lingo, and Bob Sauce each went to a few different classes.
Principal of the Year!
Thu, Mar 30, 2017
Students, staff, parents and community members around Vogelweh have know since his arrival that Mr. Joe Lovett is an amazing principal, but now everyone knows.
Stuttgart High School's JROTC Ball celebrates success
Stuttgart High School's JROTC Ball celebrates success
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
The Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) is a program offered to high schools that allows students to develop character, achievement, leadership skills, and experience diversity among their peers.
Stuttgart students attend surgeries at local hospital
Stuttgart students attend surgeries at local hospital
Tue, Mar 7, 2017
Stuttgart High School offers many wonderful opportunities to its students; recently, students from Mrs. Stephanie Payne’s AP Biology and Anatomy and Physiology classes were given the rare opportunity to observe an advanced surgical team in action.
Stuttgart HS students engage in forensic science
Stuttgart HS students engage in forensic science
Tue, Mar 7, 2017
CSI. NCIS. Bones. Many people are familiar with these television shows but do not understand the science used by the crime fighting main characters. A group of students had the opportunity to learn about forensic science and how it is used judicially.
DoDEA Announces U.S. Senate Youth Program selections for 2017
Mon, Mar 6, 2017
Mr. Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced Emma Rook and John Casey as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held March 4 - 11 in Washington, D.C.
Netzaberg Elementary School Celebrates Fasching
Thu, Mar 2, 2017
NETZABERG, Germany - Students at Netzaberg Elementary School participated a traditional German Fasching Parade celebrating various aspects of German culture with the theme, "We Are German."
Bitburg High School's Professional Learning Communities See Student Growth!
Tue, Feb 28, 2017
Bitburg High School's Professional Learning Communities See Student Growth!
Stuttgart High School students attend Model United Nations conference in Prague
Stuttgart High School students attend Model United Nations conference in Prague
Fri, Feb 24, 2017
Stuttgart High School Model United Nations team traveled to Prague for the annual MUN conference. The trip consisted of making new friends, touring the beautiful Old Town and city of Prague, and fierce negotiations between delegates.
2017 Middle School Stemposium
Thu, Feb 23, 2017
SHAPE American Middle School hosted this year's Middle School
Math Counts 2017
Thu, Feb 16, 2017
Math counts results for Europe West
Deadlines for Family Scholarships
Wed, Feb 15, 2017
The time for applying for military family scholarships is now!
Baumholder, Germany, website
Mon, Feb 13, 2017
Local information about the city of Baumholder.
Stuttgart HS students visit the CERN Hadron Collider
Stuttgart HS students visit the CERN Hadron Collider
Thu, Feb 9, 2017
The Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire (CERN, or European Organization for Nuclear Research) opened its doors for Stuttgart High School advanced placement physics II and chemistry students to see the Hadron Collider, Jan. 25.
Sembach MS CPR Training
Wed, Feb 1, 2017
This YouTube video showcases Sembach MS students receiving CPR training.
A NEW Number for Vogelweh
Mon, Jan 30, 2017
Vogelweh Elementary has a brand new number so if you need to call the school please call 0611-143-545-1475 or DSN 545-1475, effective February 1, 2017.
DoDEA European Principals Conference in Stuttgart
DoDEA European Principals Conference in Stuttgart
Fri, Jan 27, 2017
October 31st through November 4th, Stuttgart High School was home to over 90 principals from several regions in Europe including Germany, Italy, England, Spain, Belgium, and The Netherlands.
Innovative Ideas Receive $mart Money in DoDEA Europe's East District
Thu, Jan 26, 2017
The DoDEA Europe East District Superintendent’s Office awarded nearly $30,000 to support innovative teaching and learning models.
Students Launch Balloons with New Year's Hopes and Wishes
Wed, Jan 4, 2017
NETZABERG, Germany - Students at Netzaberg Elementary School celebrate the new year with an environmentally-safe balloon launch.
SHS Holifield to play Golf for Southeastern Oklahoma State
SHS Holifield to play Golf for Southeastern Oklahoma State
Wed, Dec 7, 2016
Jordan Holifield, a four-time DoDEA European Golf Champion will take his high school passion for golf to the college level. On November 10th at Stuttgart High School. Holifield was supported by SHS golf coach John Bowman,
PCSing/Accelerated Withdrawal
Wed, Dec 7, 2016
PCSing/Accelerated Withdrawal? Please contact the Registrar for more information.
Resiliency Day with Patch Middle School
Resiliency Day with Patch Middle School
Tue, Dec 6, 2016
Stuttgart High School students joined with Patch Middle School for a day of combined learning and bonding between the high schoolers and the eighth graders. The goal of this “Resiliency Day” is to teach and show the soon-to-be high schoolers
Stuttgart HS students remember Nikolaus
Stuttgart HS students remember Nikolaus
Thu, Dec 1, 2016
The Host Country Community Service Club at Stuttgart High School provides opportunities for students to volunteer, help out, and make a difference in the Stuttgart community.
Stuttgart High School physics students host annual pumpkin drop
Stuttgart High School physics students host annual pumpkin drop
Wed, Nov 23, 2016
Golden brown leaves flutter through the wind; a cool breeze carries a palpable air of anticipation through the crowd of huddled teachers, students, and parents. All eyes focused on a minuscule speck, high up in the air dangling precariously
Stuttgart Principal, Mr. Robinson, to retire in late November
Stuttgart Principal, Mr. Robinson, to retire in late November
Thu, Nov 17, 2016
Mr. Danny Robinson, principal for Stuttgart High School (and the former Patch High School) for five years, has announced his plans to retire at the end of November. To the collective dismay of students and staff alike,
2016 National Blue Ribbon Schools are Honored
Tue, Nov 15, 2016
Ramstein MS was among the 329 schools nationwide to receive the prestigious Blue Ribbon School recognition.
Students participate in "Booktasting"
Wed, Nov 2, 2016
NETZABERG, Germany Students in Mrs. Hall's class participated in a "Booktasting" on Monday. The students previewed various genres of books selected from the classroom and school library, to sample.
Stuttgart College Fair a Success
Stuttgart College Fair a Success
Wed, Nov 2, 2016
The annual Stuttgart High School College Fair happened on Friday, September 30th. The grand event featured colleges from all over the world! SHS students attended the event, excited to learn more about the numerous college opportunities offered!
Netzaberg Elementary School accepts Great Kindness Challenge
Wed, Oct 19, 2016
NETZABERG, Germany — Netzaberg Elementary School is participating in the Great Kindness Challenge, or GKC, Nov. 14-18.
Netzaberg Students Talk About World Animal Day
Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Netzaberg Elementary School students talked with AFN Bavaria's C-Dub during World Animal Day.
Netzaberg Students Talk About World Animal Day
Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Netzaberg Elementary School students talked with AFN Bavaria's C-Dub during World Animal Day.
Ramstein Middle School Named One of Nation’s Top Schools
Thu, Sep 29, 2016
U.S. Secretary of Education, John B. King, Jr., announced today that the Department of Defense Education Activity – Europe’s Ramstein Middle School has been named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School.
DoD Investing in Baumholder
Thu, Aug 4, 2016
The United States is investing 106 million dollars in renovating the infrastructure of Smith Barracks, Baumholder.
DoDEA Europe names Student Athletes of the Year
Wed, Jun 15, 2016
DoDEA Europe announced Elise Rasmussen of Bitburg HS and Eli Spencer of Stuttgart HS as the 2016 Athletes of the Year.
Hohenfels Students Recognized for Refugee Service Project
Wed, Jun 8, 2016
Students from Hohenfels MHS National Honor Society and National Junior Honor Society chapters were recently recognized by the NASSP and NHS for a service project that brought clothing to refugees in Germany.
Art students, Stuttgart community members spruce up MP barracks
Mon, Jun 6, 2016
Stuttgart High School art students honored single and unaccompanied soldiers by adopting the Military Police Dormitory to show gratitude for service, May 16.
Community helps Netzaberg Elementary School celebrate Earth Day
Thu, Jun 2, 2016
NETZABERG, Germany - On May 13 Netzaberg Elementary School students learned all about making our Earth a better place while celebrating being green with their Earth Day Extravaganza.
AFNORTH IS holds International Educators' Day
Fri, May 13, 2016
Educators at AFNORTH International School in the Netherlands recently held an International Educators’ Day, bringing together faculty from the four NATO-member component nations to experience an “international education for the mind, body and soul.”
Kaiserslautern Elementary School Receives Green Boot Certification
Mon, May 2, 2016
DoDEA Europe’s Kaiserslautern ES was recognized for completing all requirements to earn the U.S. Army’s Green Boot Certification
Netzaberg students weigh job options at career day
Fri, Apr 29, 2016
NETZABERG, Germany — Teachers and students at the elementary school here hosted a career day, which drew in a number of professionals from across the garrison.
High school students jump start careers with Career Practicum
Mon, Apr 18, 2016
Stuttgart High School’s Career Practicum program holds positions for about 35-45 students per year, depending on the size of the junior and senior classes to give high school students the opportunity to discover
Back from the brink
Sun, Apr 10, 2016
Once designated for closure, the Baumholder military community is growing.
DoDEA-Europe EMS Robotics Challenge
Tue, Apr 5, 2016
Ansbach ES wins 1st place overall in the District-level DoDEA-Europe EMS Robotics Challenge!
Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2016 MATHCOUNTS competition
Mon, Apr 4, 2016
2016 DoDEA MATHCOUNTS state competition was held in Wiesbaden on March 31st. Ramstein MS took top honors in the team category.
March Madness: Reading season at Netzaberg Elementary School
Thu, Mar 17, 2016
NETZABERG, Germany — When I was 8 years old, my elementary school hosted a spring read-a-thon, something schools do to promote reading and recognize Dr. Seuss, whose birthday falls in March.
Technology in Action
Technology in Action
Tue, Mar 15, 2016
A video montage highlighting the use of technology and computers across the curriculum in the classrooms at Kaiserslautern Middle School. Google Apps for Education is highly used and integrated in and out of the classroom environment.
Look Both Ways
Mon, Feb 22, 2016
The Weiden Polizei Department visited with Netzaberg Elementary School students to teach them the importance of looking both ways before crossing the street.
Netzaberg Elementary celebrates a melting pot Fasching
Thu, Feb 11, 2016
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Netzaberg Elementary School celebrated Fasching Friday with a parade that highlighted countries around the globe.
"School matters:" Parent-Teacher conferences keep communications open
Mon, Feb 8, 2016
Parent-teacher conferences in the Kaiserslautern area are scheduled for Feb. 9, and school officials and key leaders strongly encourage parents to attend.
Wiesbaden students find math a little fishy.
Thu, Feb 4, 2016
Teachers and staff at Aukamm Elementary School combined the eating of the slimy little fish with the excitement of graphs and charts at a “Sardine Day” celebration during lunch Tuesday.
Netzaberg students, Bavaria’s only competitors in Germany’s Special Olympics
Fri, Jan 8, 2016
wo students from Netzaberg Elementary School participated in Germany’s Special Olympics Dec. 4 in Kaiserslautern. Students William (Billy) Clark and Nina Ray both won first place and the gold medal for their age group (11-12 years old)
At DODDS Jazz seminar teen musicians keep beat of different drum
Fri, Jan 1, 2016
Most teenagers probably don’t have the “Salsa Caribena” in their Spotify playlist or downloaded to their MP3 devices.
At STEMposium, DoDDS students examine cleaning up the oceans
Wed, Dec 9, 2015
Outside the confines of the classroom, more than a hundred students from Defense Department schools are developing solutions for plastic that’s polluting the world’s oceans.
Families Learn More From STEAM Night at Netzaberg Elementary
Fri, Oct 30, 2015
Imagine packing science, technology, engineering, art and math all in a single 2-hour event. Well, that’s just what Netzaberg Elementary School did Oct. 2 during STEAM night with 100 families and teachers.
Anti-Bullying Success at Kaiserslautern MS
Fri, Oct 30, 2015
Goal 2 at Kaiserslautern MS states that KMS will diminish bullying or the perception of bullying. In support of DoDEA's Bullying Awareness and Prevention Program and KMS' Goal 2, a video highlighting the school's success has been created.
4ID Baumholder
Wed, Sep 16, 2015
After 50 years in operation, Illesheim Elementary School holds closure ceremony
Tue, Jun 9, 2015
After more than 50 years, Illesheim Elementary School is closing its doors.
Full circle: Rainbow Elementary School brings 29th, final school year to close
Tue, Jun 9, 2015
A crowd of students, their parents, school staff, U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach community members and more attended the closure ceremony for Rainbow Elementary School at Barton Barracks Tuesday.
Mortarboards, emotions fly high at 2015 Ansbach HS commencement ceremony
Tue, Jun 9, 2015
Blue caps flew in the air, tears rolled down cheeks, and laughs were shared as Ansbach High School seniors graduated Thursday at the Kur- und Kongress-Center here.
Student artist fundraiser helps wounded warriors
Wed, May 27, 2015
High school artists here spent the past six months creating works. Recently, they sold their art pieces raising funds to donate to disabled veterans.
WW II Veteran Visits for Victory in Europe
Tue, May 26, 2015
James “Dutch” Frye related his WWII experiences to JROTC cadets, students, and staff of Ansbach Middle High School, Ansbach, Germany, on May 18, 2015. Frye was visiting Europe for the 70th anniversary of V-E (Victory in Europe) Day.
Tech Students Design and Race Robots
Tue, May 19, 2015
On Thursday, March 19, 2015 students in the Ansbach Middle High School Robotics Club and Tech Class competed in a robot battle hosted by Steven Nelson, the Technology teacher and Sponsor of the Robotics Club.
Memories of Trees and Family
Fri, May 15, 2015
On Friday, April 24, a field maple was planted at Ansbach Elementary School, Ansbach, Germany, to commemorate Arbor Day.
Ansbach JROTC Races to the Record:
Fri, May 15, 2015
On Saturday, April 25th, 2015, the 9th JROTC Battalion held a 5 km-long race which started at the Ansbach Middle High School track.
Justin Timberlake, CNN’s Carl Azuz honor Military Children Serving Overseas
Wed, May 6, 2015
Grammy award winning artist Justin Timberlake and CNN’s Carl Azuz joined forces with a group of sociology students and staff at a U.S. Department of Defense school in Italy to honor military kids serving overseas.
Quilts of Valor: 9th JROTC cadets honor Soldiers for sacrifices
Thu, Apr 30, 2015
Cadets with Ansbach Middle/High School's 9th Junior ROTC Battalion presented quilts to 15 Soldiers from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade during the March 26 "Quilts of Valor" ceremony at the school.
Kindy 500
Wed, Apr 29, 2015
The four kindergarten classes at Patch Elementary School celebrated their annual Kindy 500 on Friday, Apr. 24.
Tue, Apr 21, 2015
We received many creative, artistic and beautiful entries for this year’s contest, making judging more difficult than ever! Thank you to everyone who submitted an essay or art work.
Ansbach MS Student Teams win eCybermission STEM State-Level Competition
Mon, Apr 20, 2015
On April 20, 2015, U.S. Army Educational Outreach announced that two groups of students from Ansbach Middle High School won first and second place in their eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition.
Student senators learn to play politics at MUSS
Mon, Apr 13, 2015
Department of Defense Education Activity high school students from across Europe gathered in Wiesbaden, Germany, to participate in the annual Model United States Senate program March 16 through 19.
Ansbach Student 2 Student members collect, deliver food to Landstuhl Fisher House
Tue, Mar 31, 2015
Ansbach High School members of Student 2 Student, a student-run organization, traveled to Landstuhl Fisher House in Landstuhl, Germany, March 7 to help wounded Soldiers and their Families.
Alconbury Elementary School Fit STEM Girls Club
Mon, Mar 30, 2015
In celebration of Women’s History Month, students from Alconbury Elementary School’s Fit STEM Girls club attended the RAF Alconbury Women’s History Luncheon on March 30th sponsored by Alconbury/Molesworth Women’s History Month Committee.
2015 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition
Fri, Mar 27, 2015
The 2015 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition was held in Wiesbaden on March 26th at the Youth Activities Teen Center.
Students compete in National History Day showcase
Thu, Mar 26, 2015
More than 125 students from local Department of Defense Dependent Schools gathered at Royal Air Force Lakenheath High School, England, March 25, to compete in a National History Day showcase.
Bridge on the River Rhine: Ansbach High School students learn WWII history where it happened
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
Ansbach High School students of the 9th JROTC Battalion went to the German town of Remagen March 7 for the 70th anniversary of the Battle for the Ludendorff Bridge on the Rhine River.
Patch High School celebrates pi with creamy record-setting attempt
Fri, Mar 20, 2015
The mathematical constant pi has long struck fear into the hearts of the numerically challenged. But at Patch High School, pi — 3.14 — has proved to be a messy inspiration for seeking to set a world record.
Student earns rare perfect score on AP test
Tue, Mar 3, 2015
Whether it's the Olympics or a game of bowling, a perfect score is hard to come by, yet Hohenfels Middle/High School student Michael Danna achieved just that on his Advanced Placement German Language and Culture Exam, last year
Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year
Mon, Mar 2, 2015
All season, Baumholder sophomore Eliyah Tillman worked to push her considerable talents into new territory. But with her team’s season on the line, Tillman returned to her comfort zone.
Wiesbaden girls win back-to-back titles
Thu, Feb 26, 2015
The Lady Warriors were gunning for their third stash of gold — and they got it.
Teachers create for Carnevale
Wed, Feb 18, 2015
Fasching, Carnevale, Mardi Gras - no matter what name or region, the season leading up to Lent is a raucous celebration of parties, costumes and craziness.
Pedaling through paragraphs
Thu, Feb 12, 2015
Fifth graders at Sembach Middle School are combining exercise and academics in a recently-implemented "Read and Ride" pilot program designed to boost physical activity and reading time.
KiKA, Schau in Meine Welt
Mon, Feb 9, 2015
DoDDS Europe student participates in “Schau in Meine Welt” or “Look into my World” a series produced by the German children’s television channel, KiKA.
Dragon's Den Breakfast comes to life at Netzaberg Elementary School
Thu, Jan 29, 2015
Each month families at Netzaberg Elementary School eat breakfast at the school and discuss ways to improve their children's education with school leaders.
Students take on video project promoting System for Health
Tue, Jan 20, 2015
Department of Defense Dependent Schools students from across Europe recently participated in a project that let them express their creativity while also helping promote U.S. Army Medical Command’s System for Health and Performance Triad programs.
DoDEA-Europe students test their chops at Jazz Seminar
Thu, Jan 15, 2015
When the final school bell rang at Ramstein High School on Tuesday afternoon and kids swarmed toward the exits, the eight students exercising their vocal chords in the music room didn’t budge.
USACE engineers participate in DoDDS-Europe STEMposium
Wed, Jan 14, 2015
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District welcomed 36 students, representing 23 military high schools, for a day of design, engineering and construction activities in light of the Europe STEMposium.
Ansbach High School, participates in the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge
Thu, Jan 8, 2015
Thirty-eight cadets from the Ansbach Middle/High School's 9th ROTC Battalion recently participated in the commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge in Bastogne, Belgium.
United States Senate Youth Program Delegates Named
Wed, Jan 7, 2015
Thomas Harwood, a senior at Patch High School, was one of two DoDEA students named as delegates to the 52nd annual United States Senate Youth Program.
Dr. Nancy Bresell retires after 37 years of service to DoDEA
Fri, Jan 2, 2015
For the last 37 years, Dr. Nancy Bresell has traveled around the globe supporting students, staffs and administrators alike.
Pond security picks up another contract as GAO dismisses protest
Thu, Dec 18, 2014
An Army contract for security at its bases in Germany is moving ahead after the U.S. Government Accountability Office dismissed a protest against the award.
‘STEMposium’: Science, tech conference challenges future engineers with Ebola crisis
Wed, Dec 17, 2014
More than one hundred of the world’s future engineers converged in Wiesbaden to tackle one of the year’s biggest crises: the Ebola virus epidemic.
HMHS hosts graduation ceremony for one
Tue, Dec 16, 2014
With caps and gowns, honored guests, jubilant spectators and even a commencement speaker, it seemed like an ordinary graduation ceremony, but there was one small difference. There was only one graduate.
You CAN Go Home Again
Tue, Dec 16, 2014
“You can’t go home again.” In his book with the same title, author Thomas Wolfe penned this phrase to describe the disoriented feeling that people often get when they try to return home after many years and find things are not the same.
Weihnachten im Schuhkarton, 5th Grade Service Project
Thu, Dec 11, 2014
5th grade students at Patch Elementary School listened to the story of a 5th grade student in Dallas, Texas who convinced her classmates to help her make meals to take to homeless shelters around Dallas.
Rota Elementary School's Red Ribbon Week
Fri, Nov 7, 2014
Red Ribbon Week got off to a great start with the students at Rota Elementary wearing the color red and also wearing caps/hats in support of “Putting a cap on drugs.”
Rainbow Elementary students show true colors by pledging during Red Ribbon Week
Thu, Oct 30, 2014
Students from U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's closed out Red Ribbon Week at Rainbow Elementary School today. The students assembled in the gymnasium to wrap up the activities of the week and recite the drug-free pledge.
Buddy Bench Becomes Permanent Part of RIS Playground
Mon, Oct 27, 2014
Last school year, Ramstein Intermediate School student, Robert Haas, was inspired by a Scholastic News article entitled, “Buddy Bench.”
DoDEA Europe Language Institute
Fri, Oct 24, 2014
Fifty-Six Department of Defense Dependent Schools- Europe, students came together in Wiesbaden, Germany, for exposure to world languages from Oct. 20-23.
GES celebrates National PTA recognition
Tue, Oct 14, 2014
Educational and U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria leadership gathered at the Grafenwoehr Jugendheim for the School of Excellence recognition ceremony for Grafenwoehr Elementary School, Oct. 9.
Space, the final frontier: RAF Alconbury hosts video conference with NASA astronaut
Fri, Sep 26, 2014
Students from the elementary, middle and high schools at RAF Alconbury, United Kingdom, asked questions and chatted with a NASA astronaut during a virtual conference, Sept. 23.
Ansbach teacher returns from Afghanistan deployment
Tue, Aug 26, 2014
Quite often over the last decade, DoDDS-Europe teachers have seen parents and other members of their respective communities deploy to both Iraq and Afghanistan—with some never to return.
2014 DoDDS-E Athlete of the Year
Thu, Jun 26, 2014
DoDDS-E is proud to announce the 2014 Athletes of the Year.
One of 17 rockets to robotics space camp
Tue, Jun 24, 2014
On June 26, one of Aviano Air Base middle schools' very own will be one of 17 participants to attend the U.S. Space & Rocket Center's Robotics Space Camp in Huntsville, Ala.
Students learn about STEAM
Tue, Jun 17, 2014
When most people think of STEAM, dropping eggs, building Legos, or riding on hovercrafts is probably the last thing they think of. But for Vilseck Elementary School students, STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics.
Kaiserslautern Elementary School educator named DoDEA Teacher of the Year
Fri, May 30, 2014
Sarah Loomis, an educational technologist at Kaiserslautern Elementary School, was announced as DoDEA’s Teacher of the Year.
DoDEA-Europe program showcases student art and literature
Wed, May 21, 2014
In a ceremony today at the Wiesbaden High School library, Dr. Nancy Bresell, DoDDS-Europe director, officially launched the Illuminations website, an online student anthology that showcases student art and literature.
Job Shadow Day
Fri, May 16, 2014
All-around the Kaiserslautern Military Community, DoDDS Europe students observed Job Shadow Day on Friday, May 16, organizations provided areas of learning outlining daily routines and interesting facts for different jobs around the military community.
1 to 1 Laptop Program
Thu, May 15, 2014
DoDDS Europe adds another educational tool to help setup and prepare its students for the future. Learn more pertaining to the the 1 to 1 Laptop program.
'The Trial of the Big Bad Wolf': Alconbury Elementary students hold mock trial
Wed, May 7, 2014
The courtroom fell silent as the prosecutor confidently stood and faced the jury, adjusting his glasses and bow tie before he spoke.
Ansbach Middle High School Student Awarded Pre-College Program Scholarship
Thu, Apr 24, 2014
A student from Ansbach Middle High School was recently selected for a full scholarship to attend a summer college-credit program at the University of Southern California.
Honors Music Festival draws nearly 160 DODDS-Europe students
Fri, Apr 18, 2014
Keyton Daniels is a member of a band that plays “metal-type” stuff.
DoDEA-Europe teachers find success with 'flipped classroom' approach
Mon, Apr 14, 2014
It’s not a typical math class.
DoDEA ends summer enrichment program amid declining participation
Mon, Apr 14, 2014
The Department of Defense Education Activity is closing the book on a part-day math and language arts summer enrichment program that’s been offered at some of its schools since 2004.
The science of eggs, pasta and Legos on display at Schweinfurt's STEAM night
Wed, Apr 2, 2014
When most people use the word STEAM, they are probably referring to the gas that appears as they cook spaghetti. But at Schweinfurt Elementary, STEAM stands for using creativity, projects and engineering to create learning.
German, PHS students meet thanks to USO outreach initiative
Thu, Mar 20, 2014
Twenty-one eighth-grade German students from the Johannes-Kepler-Gymnasium in Bad Cannstatt visited Patch High School as part of a school outreach program Feb. 25.
Patch HS Music Students Meet Daughtry
Tue, Mar 18, 2014
50 Patch High School music students sat in with Chris Daughtry, on a closed sound check and had a closed Q&A session prior to the doors opening for the military community Mar.17.
Overseas School Health Nurses Association (OSHNA) School Nurse of the Year
Fri, Mar 14, 2014
OSHNA is proud to announce that Jody Richmond has been selected as its 2014 School Nurse of the Year.
National Junior Society Members and 'Read Across America' Day
Thu, Mar 13, 2014
Kaiserslautern Middle School’s NJHS members read for Kaiserslautern Elementary students on Mar. 3, in celebration of Read Across America.
Alconbury Band and Choral Ensemble Travels To Disney Paris
Mon, Mar 10, 2014
Capping a full year of preparation, the Alconbury Middle/High School Band and Choral Ensemble traveled to Disney Paris on Mar. 7-10.
DoDDS Extends Deadline for Excess Placement, VSIP/VERA Programs
Wed, Mar 5, 2014
DoDDS has extended the application deadlines for both the Excess Placement Program and VSIP/VERA to 5pm (EST) this Thursday, March 6.
Teens share deployment wisdom
Mon, Feb 24, 2014
When Dr. Michael Priser, Vilseck High School psychologist, first met with his "deployment group," six VES students of deployed parents, he found that most didn't need his help.
6th-grader wins elementary school spelling bee in Round 9
Sat, Jan 18, 2014
Their nerves were on edge Jan. 18 when the 14 anxious participants at the Schweinfurt Elementary School quietly took their seats at the school’s final spelling bee.
Being a military kid is 'really hard,' but it's also full of opportunity
Wed, Nov 13, 2013
On Veterans Day, Americans honor the services of men and women, but military life also affects their families.
21st Century Teaching and Learning Opportunity
Wed, Nov 6, 2013
Students express the capability of Video Tele-Conference or VTC during Mr. Talley, Acting Director DoDEA
Officials eye 2014 opening of U.S. schools in Belgium
Wed, Aug 21, 2013
Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe is inching closer to unveiling brand new elementary, middle and high schools here.
Kaiserslautern, Germany - An Artful Event
Tue, May 21, 2013
An art exhibition in Kaiserslautern helped forge stronger bonds between partner nations.
2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar
2013 U.S. Presidential Scholar
Thu, May 9, 2013
Bryce Kaw-uh from Incirlik Unit School has been selected as one of 141 U.S. Presidential Scholars for 2013. He is the only DoDEA student to win this special distinction for this year.
Military Student of the Year Award
Mon, Apr 8, 2013
Military Student of the Year awarded by Med District Supt. Kent Worford
Mon, Apr 8, 2013
Mathletes from the DoDDS Med District competed in this year's Math Counts competition.