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Ms. Rachel Baker Selected as 2020 Pacific East Teacher of the Year

DoDEA Pacific East District Superintendent Dr. Steven Bloom is pleased to announce that Ms. Rachel Baker at Ikego ES (Yokosuka, Japan), 5th Grade Teacher, has been selected as the 2020 Teacher of the Year for the DoDEA Pacific East District.

Black History Month Video by Kubasaki HS Students

Black History Month Video. This video was put together by our very own students here at Kubasaki HS.

Ms. A. Sehon Waheed Named Assistant Principal of Sullivans ES

Dr. Steven Bloom, Pacific East Superintendent, is pleased to announce Ms. A. Sehon Waheed as Assistant Principal of Sullivans ES at Yokosuka, Japan.

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DoDEA Pacific Begins School Year 2018-19

More than 22,000 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the Pacific Region.
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McCormick Named 2018 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year

Emily McCormick, a teacher at Seoul American High School, has been named the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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Alexander Daniels 2018 National Geo Bee Finalist

Seoul American Middle School 7th grader Alexander Daniels represented the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) as a finalist in the 2018 National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.
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1,000 Cranes of Hope unite Kinser Elementary School with Antilles Elementary School

1,000 Cranes of Hope unite KES with Antilles Elementary School
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DoDEA Pacific hosts 2016/17 Far East Culinary Arts competition

OKINAWA, Japan – Thirty five Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Far East students representing nine school teams from Japan, Okinawa and South Korea participated in the Far East Culinary Arts Competition Feb. 2 at the Taiyo Community Center on Yokota Air Base.

DoDEA Pacific Director for Student Excellence

Ms. Lois J. Rapp Director for Student Excellence

Ms. Lois J. Rapp

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Black History Month
Black History Month celebrates the achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing their immeasurable impact on the history of the United States. This year's theme is Black Migrations.

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DoDEA Celebrates CTE Month
DoDEA celebrates CTE Month every February as a reminder to students that Career and Technical Education programs are available to all those who want to pursue a college education; enlist in the military; or enter directly into the workforce.

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DoDEA School Counseling Week
National School Counseling Week focuses public attention on the unique contributions of school counselors within the DoDEA school system and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.

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National Engineers Week
To help promote STEM careers among students, DoDEA is celebrating National Engineers Week, February 17-23, 2019.

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