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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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,
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
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
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,
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.
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!
Thu, Oct 13, 2016 Each year districts across DoDEA ask for nominations for the Teacher of the Year. This year's suspense date is October 28th. So if you have someone you would like to nominate, complete the form and get it back to the school principal by the due date.
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 The Naples Elementary school weekly newsletter "The LaDelfina" is sent via email. The newsletter is intended for parents of current students. If you would like your email added to your child's record, please contact the office at 011-39-081-811-7600.
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.
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.
Fri, May 20, 2016 Traditional drama has steered away from the attention of modern media because of new twenty-first century’s video technology and highly digitized equipment to achieve those perfect scenes; we miss out on human ingenuity and interaction.
Tue, May 17, 2016 The VES PTSA will be holding their annual carnival on June 3rd from 1700-1900, and needs your help for the silent auction. Grade levels will have a theme for the grade level baskets. Please see the attached flyers and help out if you can.
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.”
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 At Ramstein Middle School, the MFLCs have started a Healthy Community Initiative. This was in response to a teacher’s request after a bullying incident in her classroom; the POC approved the initiative.
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
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.
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.
Thu, Mar 10, 2016 Aviano Middle/High School’s Robotics Club brought home some new hardware after winning the Central and Eastern European School Association FIRST Tech Challenge robotics competition, held at the International School of Prague on February 6th, 2016.
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.
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)
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 In honor of Native American Heritage Month and the DoDEA standards for 5th grade social studies, the members of Mrs. Cooley and Ms. Wedlaw's classes learned the history of Navajo Fry Bread and then made some in class.
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.
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.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 Students at Vogelweh Elementary School participated in the Journey North Tulip Test Garden again this year, planting hundreds of tulip bulbs. Students will continue with the project conducting various science activities.
Fri, Oct 9, 2015 Sixteen classes at VES are participating in the 20th annual Symbolic Migration of Monarch Butterflies to Mexico. The classes created their symbolic butterflies to be mailed to Mexico and will learn more about them in anticipation of the return migration
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thu, Oct 23, 2014 Students from Kaiserslautern Middle School, Vogelweh Elementary School and Landstuhl Elementary/Middle School had the opportunity to learn computer coding through MinecraftEdu Oct. 16 and 17.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri, Apr 18, 2014 The 2013-14 DODDS-Europe marksmanship champion, set to be determined Saturday at Wiesbaden, will likely emerge from the familiar group of longstanding contenders Ansbach, Hohenfels, Patch and Vilseck.
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.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 Ms. Stephens’ 5th Grade Class decided to collect quarters to give to the American Red Cross Relief Effort for victims of Hurricane Sandy. So, on November 16, 2012 the students at Aukamm Elementary School built a “Quarter Line”.