Americas Press Releases

Releases for 2015

Tuesday, November 17, 2015 | DoDEA Fort-Benning Schools | HQ Feature
DoDEA Announces Changes in Fort Benning Schools

Fort Benning's McBride and White Elementary schools will be replaced and Loyd Elementary school will close at the end of the 2015-2016 school year.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 | DoDEA Fort-Campbell Schools | HQ Feature
Jackson, Lincoln and Barkley Elementary Schools to Close at End of Current School Year

A Military Construction (MILCON) program begun in Fiscal Year 2010 to replace aging Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools, will close Jackson, Lincoln and Barkley Elementary schools at Fort Campbell, KY, at the end of this 2015-2016 school year.

Friday, July 31, 2015 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Dr. Emily Marsh named as DoDEA Americas Acting Director

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) named Dr. Emily Kyser Marsh to a temporary appointment effective July 31 as the Acting Director for DoDEA operations in the Americas. Dr. Marsh will replace Dr. Elizabeth Middlemiss, who has been serving as Interim Director for DoDEA operations in the Americas since October 2012.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 | DoDEA Maxwell AFB E/MS | HQ Feature
Hernandez Named Principal of Maxwell Elementary/Middle School

Mr. Paul Hernandez has been selected as Principal of Maxwell Elementary/Middle School, on Maxwell Air Force Base, AL.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | DoDEA Pierce Terrace ES | HQ Feature
McClain Named Principal of Pierce Terrace Elementary School

Dr. McClain comes to Pierce Terrace Elementary School from Antilles Middle School, on Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, where she was principal. She also served as principal at Van Vooris Elementary School at Fort Knox, Kentucky.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | DoDEA Stowers ES | HQ Feature
Parks Named Principal of Stowers Elementary School

Ms. Debbie Parks has been selected as Principal of Stowers Elementary School, at Fort Benning, GA

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 | DoDEA C.C. Pinckney ES | HQ Feature
Griffin Named Principal of C.C. Pinckney Elementary School

Mrs. Griffin comes to Pinckney Elementary School from Illesheim Elementary School, Germany, where she had served as principal since 2008.

Friday, June 12, 2015 | DoDEA Ft. Knox HS | HQ Feature
Fort Knox High School JROTC Cadet Received Leadership Award

JROTC Cadet Matthew Rivera earned the distinguished Leadership Award at the JROTC Cadet Leadership Challenge held at the Wendell H. Ford Regional Training Center, Greenville, KY

Thursday, April 9, 2015 | DoDEA West Point MS | HQ Feature
Shea Named West Point Middle School Principal

Mr. Shea comes to West Point Middle School from Feltwell Elementary School, Lakenheath Air Force Base, England. He has served successfully at every level – as a classroom teacher, school improvement chair, assistant principal and principal.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 | DoDEA Shughart MS | HQ Feature
Shughart Middle School's National History Day Team to Compete at State

Six Shughart Middle School National History Day (NHD) team members will head to the state competition April 25.

Monday, March 30, 2015 | DoDEA Antilles HS | HQ Feature
Antilles High School JROTC Students Invited to Military Academy Internships

Four AHS JROTC Army cadets will attend military academy internships.

Monday, March 30, 2015 | DoDEA Antilles MS | HQ Feature
Antilles Middle School MATHCOUNTS Students Headed to Nationals

Antilles MS mathematics team made a strong showing at the Puerto Rico State Finals held March 21, at the Polytechnic University in Hato Ray, PR

Thursday, March 19, 2015 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Earn Record Number of Awards

Twenty-five Fort Campbell High School students participated in Indiana University's Model United Nations competition.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 | DoDEA W.T. Sampson E/HS | HQ Feature
W. T. Sampson Students Excel in Model United Nations Competition

In their first time participating and competing in a Model United Nations (MUN), four W.T. Sampson students won awards in a recent MUN Conference.

Monday, January 26, 2015 | DoDEA Americas |
Shughart Middle School Students Win Scholastic Art/Photography Awards

Students from Shughart Middle School received Scholastic Art and Photography awards.