Pacific Press Releases


Releases for 2019

Yokota High School graduate among finalists for Boys & Girls Clubs of America top honor
Yokota High School graduate among finalists for Boys & Girls Clubs of America top honor
September 06, 2019 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.
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DoDEA Pacific Holds 2019 Leadership Summit
DoDEA Pacific Holds 2019 Leadership Summit
August 26, 2019 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.
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DoDEA Pacific Administrator receives prestigious Meritorious Civilian Service Award
DoDEA Pacific Administrator receives prestigious Meritorious Civilian Service Award
August 21, 2019 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.
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Ms. Tiffiney Weddle selected as the new Humphreys Middle School Principal
Ms. Tiffiney Weddle selected as the new Humphreys Middle School Principal
August 16, 2019 Dr. Jeff Arrington, Pacific West District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Tiffiney Weddle, Principal at Humphreys Middle School.
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Andrea Petz Named 2019 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
Andrea Petz Named 2019 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year
July 31, 2019 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.
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New DODEA Pacific South Community Superintendent Selected
New DODEA Pacific South Community Superintendent Selected
July 30, 2019 Ms. Lois Rapp, Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Director for Student Excellence, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Gail Wiley as the Pacific South District’s Guam Community Superintendent.
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New DODEA Pacific West Community Superintendent Selected
New DODEA Pacific West Community Superintendent Selected
July 18, 2019 Ms. Lois Rapp, Pacific Director for Student Excellence, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. LaVerne Outen as the next DoDEA Pacific West Community Superintendent.
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Mr. Jim Journey Selected As Pacific South District Superintendent For School Year 2019-2020
Mr. Jim Journey Selected As Pacific South District Superintendent For School Year 2019-2020
June 21, 2019 The Pacific Region announces that Mr. Jim Journey has been selected as District Superintendent of Schools for the DoDEA Pacific South District (Okinawa and Guam) starting the 2019-2020 school year. He currently serves as the Community Superintendent of the DoDEA Pacific South District’s Guam Field Office.
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Dr. Jeff Arrington Selected As Pacific West District Superintendent for School Year 2019-2020
Dr. Jeff Arrington Selected As Pacific West District Superintendent for School Year 2019-2020
June 21, 2019 The Pacific Region announces that Dr. Jeff Arrington has been selected as District Superintendent of Schools for the DoDEA Pacific West District (South Korea) starting the 2019-2020 school year.
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Seoul American Schools close after 60 years
Seoul American Schools close after 60 years
June 14, 2019 June 14 marks the last day for Yongsan Garrison schools in Seoul, South Korea. This is the end of an era: Unlike previous years, students from Seoul American Elementary and Seoul American Middle High School will not be returning in the fall.
Dr. Judy Allen selected as Pacific East District Superintendent for School Year 2019-2020
Dr. Judy Allen selected as Pacific East District Superintendent for School Year 2019-2020
May 20, 2019 The Pacific Region has announced that Dr. Judith “Judy” Allen has been selected to be the District Superintendent of Schools for the DoDEA Pacific East (Mainland Japan) District for the coming school year. Dr. Allen is a career educator with extensive teaching and administrative experience. She currently serves as the District Superintendent for the DoDEA Pacific West (Korea) District ...
Mr. Michael Thompson retires after 33 years of service
Mr. Michael Thompson retires after 33 years of service
May 20, 2019 Mr. Michael Thompson, District Superintendent for DoDEA Pacific South, will retire on Saturday, 25 May 2019, after 33 years of service to the Department of Defense Education Activity
Dr Steven Bloom Retires After 37 Years of Service
Dr Steven Bloom Retires After 37 Years of Service
May 08, 2019 Dr. Steven R. Bloom, District Superintendent for DoDEA Pacific East, will retire on June 30, 2019, after 37 years of service to the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA)
DoDEA Pacific Region hosts a Regional Junior Science Humanities Symposium Mar. 19
March 15, 2019 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Pacific Region hosts the Regional Junior Science Humanities Symposium (JSHS) at Kadena Air Base in Okinawa, Japan on Mar. 19 at 8 a.m.

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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.