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Mon, Jun 12, 2017 | DoDEA Pacific East accreditation results
DoDEA Pacific East District received accreditation.

Fri, May 5, 2017 | Mendel ES JaPandAsia Day 2017
14th Annual JaPandAsia Day at Mendel ES

Tue, Apr 11, 2017 | Yokota MS's Dr. Tonya Laliberte Honored
Dr. Tonya Laliberte was named DoDEA Pacific's 2017 Secondary Principal of the Year on April 11.

Fri, Feb 26, 2016 | Far East Culinary Arts Competition
The DoDEA Pacific Culinary Arts Far East Competition was held the 4th of Feb 2016 at Yokota AFB, Japan with seven schools competing.

Thu, Nov 20, 2014 | Warriors Football Team is D-II Far East Football Champs!
The Warriors football team wins the Far East High School Division II Tournament Title.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014 | Jeff Sparling named 2015 Japan District Teacher of the Year
Mr. Sparling with his students on Crazy Hat Day during Read Across America week. DoDEA Japan District Superintendent, Ms. Lois Rapp, is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Jeff Sparling as the 2015 Japan District Teacher of the Year. Mr. Sparling teaches 3rd grade at The Sullivans School, Yokosuka.

Mon, Jan 6, 2014 | New principal at Yokosuka Middle School
Ms. Nakeam Binyard, Yokosuka Middle School Principal The Japan District Superintendent’s Office is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Nakeam Binyard as the new Principal of Yokosuka Middle School in Yokosuka, Japan.

Tue, May 21, 2013 | Register for Sure Start!
Discover all the details about Sure Start at OAES.

Sun, Aug 19, 2012 | Football returns! Samurai share M.C. Perry field, Japanese team comes aboard station
For the first time since 2004, the Matthew C. Perry High School Samurai football team suited up in pads, jerseys and helmets. American football, a long-missed sport aboard the station has finally made its return.

Sun, Aug 19, 2012 | Devils hope improved line, bonding at Fuji lead to turnaround
Coaching staff plan a week long retreat to Mount Fuji to try and turn things around for their football team.

Wed, Aug 1, 2012 | DODEA Okinawa addresses school registration
Every summer brings a new wave of families to Okinawa. For those with children, transitioning smoothly into new schools is a top priority.

Fri, Jul 27, 2012 | Exchange to provide school meals that meet tough new nutrition standards
As students return to class this fall on bases in Okinawa, mainland Japan and Korea, they will find new healthy choices in their school cafeterias with meals provided by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

Mon, Jun 25, 2012 | One athlete overcomes adversity.
Adversity is something everyone will face, and a subject high school coaches teach about as much as possible. Meet a recent graduate of Daegu High School, who has overcome adversity all the way to a college scholarship.

Fri, Jun 22, 2012 | SAHS Graduation
Seniors from Seoul American High School walked along 8th Army Drive for their final action together as a class. They then moved on to their High School Graduation held at the Collier Community Fitness Center.

Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | DODEA ramping up effort to fix dilapidated schools
The Department of Defense Education Activity plans to massively ramp up construction efforts in order to meet its goal of replacing 134 severely aging schools — 78 percent of its facilities around the world — before the end of the decade.

Thu, Jun 7, 2012 | Field Day for students of Seoul American Elementary School.
Students of the Seoul American Elementary School participated in Field Day activities, to celebrate the beginning of summer, and the end of the school year.

Wed, Jan 25, 2012 | Mrs. Pamela Anthony awarded the DoDEA History Teacher of the Year.
Every year the Department of Defense Education Activity “Teacher of the Year” honors educators that have made an exceptional difference in the lives of their students and provided inspiration to their peers.

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 | Sasebo students put math, science skills to the test aboard USS Germantown
It wasn’t a normal day in the classroom for 66 fifth- and sixth-graders from Sasebo Elementary, and Seaman Aldannuvia Dominguez of the USS Germantown wasn’t their normal teacher.

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 | Seven DoDEA Students Selected as Semi-Finalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program
Seven Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students have been selected as Semi-finalists for the 2012 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP).

Tue, Dec 27, 2011 | New DODEA facilities in Korea to ease crowding as school year kicks off
When base schools across the Pacific open Monday morning, two facilities aimed at easing overcrowding in South Korea will be among them: a new high school in Daegu and a new wing of an elementary school at Camp Casey.

Tue, Dec 20, 2011 | Winter Wonderland Celebration
AFN Pacific Update: Yokosuka Middle School's first ever Winter Wonderland Celebration provides unique opportunity for over 600 guests to interact with teachers and staff at YMS. Yokosuka Middle School was transformed into a winter wonderland, and families and sailors were invited to the celebraton. Over 600 guests had a unique opportunity to interact with school administrators, faculty, and staff.

Fri, Dec 9, 2011 | Alum Showcase Colleges
YOKOTA AIR BASE – Nearly 100 Yokota High School students and their parents had a chance to pay virtual visits to more than 30 college campuses on Nov. 3 during the third annual Share Your College Fair.

Tue, Nov 22, 2011 | Annual Flag Folding Ceremony
The Sullivans School holds Annual flag Folding Ceremony.

Tue, Nov 8, 2011 | New Principal
Darby ES Principal Mrs. Daisy Weddle has been named principal at Jack N. Darby Elementary School, Sasebo, Japan.

Thu, Oct 27, 2011 | 2011 Far East Journalism Conference
AFN report on aspiring reporters: 120 DoDEA Pacific students came together 17-21 Oct. for the 2011 Far East Journalism Conference.

Tue, Oct 11, 2011 | Let's Jump!
DoDEA Pacific employees take part in a global effort to break the Guinness World Record.

Thu, Sep 8, 2011 | Back to School
AFN-Korea's SPC Kelsey Bowen interviews DoDEA Pacific leaders on back to school topics.

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 | DODEA implements system-wide attendance policy
Defense Department schools have implemented a comprehensive system-wide attendance policy in line with most public schools across the U.S. school officials announced Thursday.

Fri, Sep 2, 2011 | Ground broken for two DODEA schools key to S. Korea relocation plan
U.S. Forces Korea and South Korea held a groundbreaking ceremony Friday near U.S. Army Garrison-Humphreys for two DODEA schools that will play a key role in moving forward the military’s relocation plan.

Mon, Aug 29, 2011 | Students reunite with friends as new school year begins at Pacific bases
They came carrying new backpacks and binders, wearing fresh outfits and the caps of their favorite sports teams.

Fri, Aug 26, 2011 | DODEA's new robotics, gaming classes aren’t child’s play
Some high school students might prefer playing video games to doing school work.

Thu, Jun 9, 2011 | DoDEA Selects Bullion as Curriculum Chief
Dr. Peggy A. Bullion has been selected as the new Curriculum Chief for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA).

Wed, Jun 1, 2011 | Yokota, Kadena and Osan Junior ROTC programs lauded
The Air Force Junior ROTC headquarters recently awarded three Defense Department schools in the Pacific with top honors.

Mon, May 9, 2011 | DoDEA Students Honored in 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program
A Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) senior, Tristan E. Fitch of Brussels High School in Brussels, Belgium has been named a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar. In April, Fitch along with Ryan Su, of Kinnick High School in Yokosuka, Japan...