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Welcome to Mendel Elementary School!

Our goal is to provide current and relevant information about our school to the military and civilian families we serve today and those we look forward to welcoming to our campus in the future.


Mendel ES School Hours

Tuesdays are Early Release days

  Regular Hours Tuesday Hours
Office Hours 0730 - 1600  
School Hours 0800 - 1410 0800 - 1310
Lunch Hours 1030 - 1210  

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DoDEA offers in-person or virtual school options for spring SY20/21

DoDEA offers in-person or virtual school options for spring SY20/21

October 16, 2020 DoDEA will continue to operate full-time in-person schools for the remainder of the school year and also provide a full-time virtual learning option for K-12 grade students.
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Authorized Departures due to COVID-19

Authorized Departures due to COVID-19

October 07, 2020 The Department of State (DOS) has approved an Authorized Departure from foreign areas to include Department of Defense (DoD) civilian employees -- and/or other eligible family members (EFMs) who may need to accompany them - who have determined they are at higher risk of a poor outcome if exposed to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Ms. Anita Sharma Magrath selected as Principal for Sollars Elementary School

Ms. Anita Sharma Magrath selected as Principal for Sollars Elementary School

October 06, 2020 Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Anita Sharma Magrath as Principal for Sollars Elementary School.
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Teacher of the Year Nominations

Teacher of the Year Nominations

October 06, 2020 Do you know a teacher who has had a positive impact on your child, your child's school, or your community? Nominate them for Teacher of the Year Nominations are opened until November 13, 2020.
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month

National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 01, 2020 Every October, we observe National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the contributions, dedication and talents of Americans with disabilities who are a vital part of our workforce.
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Bullying Prevention Month

Bullying Prevention Month

October 01, 2020 DoDEA actively acknowledges National Bullying Prevention month in October in order to help educate and raise awareness of bullying prevention.
Observances

Annual AHERA Notification

October 01, 2020 DoDEA facilities have been inspected, or re-inspected, for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) every three years as required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) of 1986.
Ms. Christine Young selected as Assistant Principal for Edgren Middle High School

Ms. Christine Young selected as Assistant Principal for Edgren Middle High School

September 30, 2020 Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Christine Young as Assistant Principal for Edgren Middle High School.
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Ms. Hoai-My T. Winder selected Assistant Principal for Mendel Elementary School

Ms. Hoai-My T. Winder selected Assistant Principal for Mendel Elementary School

September 30, 2020 Dr. Judy Allen, DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Hoai-My T. Winder as Assistant Principal for Mendel Elementary School.
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Principal of the Year Nominations

Principal of the Year Nominations

September 25, 2020 Honor your favorite school principal by nominating him/her for Principal of the Year! Deadline for nominations is November 13th and our online form makes it fast and easy.
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School Address
Unit 5072
APO, AP 96328-5072
Japan
Phone: DSN: 225-5503
DSN Phone: 225-5503

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events within the next 5 days. For a complete list of events please see the full calendar. Full Calendar
NOTE: Please check your school's calendar for information on additional release days for training, parent teacher conferences, and other activities.

Our Mission

Educate, Engage, and Empower military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Our Vision

Excellence in Education for Every Student, Every Day, Everywhere.

Joan K. Mendel Purpose

Empowering students to succeed as life-long learners.

Joan K. Mendel Values

  • M - Manners
  • E - Excellence in all we do
  • N - Never Give Up
  • D - Disciplined
  • E - Express Creativity
  • L - Life-Long Learners

Gradespeed is for students in 4th through 12th Grade.  It is not available for Kindergarten through 3rd Graders.

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