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Pilot for a Day
Mon, Sep 30, 2019
A Yokota High School student got the experience of a lifetime when he was chosen as an Honorary Pilot for the Day on Sept. 20.
DODEA cuts ribbon on $57 million, ‘21st century’ elementary school at Sasebo Naval Base
Thu, Sep 26, 2019
Children, parents, teachers and administrators celebrated the opening of a new $57 million school Wednesday at Sasebo Naval Base in southwestern Japan.
Shirley Lanham ES Ships Ahoy Cookie Challenge
Thu, Sep 12, 2019
Students at Shirley Lanham ES had a great time on September 12, 2019 using cookies to work on STEM (science, technology, engineering, math). Thank you to all the parents who volunteered for this event.
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Yokota High School graduate among finalists for Boys & Girls Clubs of America top honor
Isabella Mollison emerged as one of six teens from military installations worldwide to compete for the National Military Youth of the Year honor. The program is conducted annually to recognize outstanding teens served by BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. More...
DoDEA Pacific Holds 2019 Leadership Summit
The annual summit, facilitated by the Pacific Center for Instructional Leadership, brings together approximately 120 principals and administrators from across the region for just in time learning as well as provides an opportunity to network with and learn from each other. More...
DoDEA Pacific Administrator receives prestigious Meritorious Civilian Service Award
Dr. Judith Allen, the schools superintendent for the Pacific East District, was presented the Army Meritorious Civilian Service Award Aug. 1 for exemplary work over eight years with the Pacific West (Korea) District. More...
Ms. Tiffiney Weddle selected as the new Humphreys Middle School Principal
Dr. Jeff Arrington, Pacific West District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Tiffiney Weddle, Principal at Humphreys Middle School. More...
Andrea Petz Named 2019 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
A Seoul American Middle High School teacher lauded for achievements in American history education was tapped as the 2019 Department of Defense Education Activity History Teacher of the Year. More...

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The DoDEA Pacific Public Affairs Office initiates and manages DoDEA's communications and outreach efforts for the Pacific to include Guam, Japan, Okinawa, South Korea. The office is responsible for media relations, internal information programs and communication with students, parents, teachers, school administrators and the public.