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Europe West Digital Learning Links

Europe West Digital Learning Links

As we move into a Digital Learning Plan while schools are out of session - please click on your child's school to learn what assignments they have.
Authorized Departures due to COVID-19

Authorized Departures due to COVID-19

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).
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel (new) coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. The first case in the United States was announced on January 21, 2020. There are ongoing investigations to learn more.
Assessment Updates for COVID-19 Impacted Schools

Assessment Updates for COVID-19 Impacted Schools

The CCRS Summative Assessment and Alternate Assessment have been canceled for spring 2020. You can find more information and updates here.
A Message from the DoDEA Europe Director

A Message from the DoDEA Europe Director

An update regarding the status of our schools and programs
DoDEA Response to Coronavirus

DoDEA Response to Coronavirus

DoDEA Director Mr. Tom Brady speaks about DoDEA's response to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Elementary Parent Digital Learning Tips

Elementary Parent Digital Learning Tips

Digital Learning Tips for Elementary School Parents
COVID-19 Prevention & Tips

COVID-19 Prevention & Tips

"COVID-19 Prevention & Tips" is an informative slideshow for detection and prevention of the COVID-19 (coronavirus).
DODEA EUROPE CANCELLATION OF 2020 SPRING SPORTS SEASON

Spring Sports CancellationOut of abundance of caution regarding the health and safety of our staff and student/athletes, the decision has been made to cancel the remainder of the 2020 Spring Sports season. While we know that this is highly disappointing to our amazing student/athletes, DoDEA leadership feels that it is the best decision under the circumstances. We ask that everyone take all precautions necessary to stay safe and healthy during these challenging times. Thank you, as always, for your support.



Shape ES School Hours

Grade Regular Hours Instructional Hours Wednesday Hours
PSCD, K - 5 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. 8:45 a.m. - 3:05 p.m.
  (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri) (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri) (Early Release)
It is the responsibility of the parents or guardians to notify the school "BEFORE 10:30 a.m.." every time a student is absent.
Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Awards

SHAPE American Elementary School (SAES) was recognized in 2012 as a National Blue Ribbon School for academic excellence. SAES was ranked among the highest performing schools in the United States in both English Language Arts and Mathematics as measured by normed assessments.

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SHAPE American Elementary School

DoDEA Mission Statement:

To provide an exemplary education that inspires and prepares all DoDEA students for success in a dynamic, global environment.

SHAPE ES Vision Statement:

Educate and inspire, every day, in every way!

CSI Goal 1: All students will meet grade level benchmarks in reading comprehension skills.
 
CSI Goal 2: All students will meet grade level benchmarks in math problem solving skills.
 

SHAPE ES Values / Guiding Principles:

  • Citizenship
    We will provide thoughtful, rigorous learning opportunities that empower students to become respectful, independent global citizens who demonstrate agility and adaptability in an ever-changing society.
  • Inclusive Curriculum
    We will utilize a differentiated, inclusive and inquiry-based curriculum that provides rich opportunities relating to students’ lives and academic goals.
  • Community / Stakeholders
    We will embrace a collaborative, international learning community building upon our diverse cultures to augment educational experiences and maximize student achievement.
  • Technology
    We will integrate technology on a daily basis within the classroom to enhance instruction enabling our students to thrive in an ever-changing 21st century community.
  • Data
    We will utilize data-driven, standards-based instruction that encourages the development of creative learning projects.

From Around DoDEA

The Month of the Military Child

The Month of the Military Child

March 31, 2020 DoDEA joins the Department of Defense and the military community in honoring military families and their children for the sacrifices they make and the challenges they overcome.
Observances