Department of Defense Education Activity

2017 Press Releases

U.S. Department of Education Selects Three DoDEA Schools for 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award

U.S. Department of Education Selects Three DoDEA Schools for 2017 National Blue Ribbon School Award

November 07, 2017 Killin Elementary School at Camp Foster Marine Corps Base in Okinawa, Japan; Patch Middle School at U.S. Army Garrison Stuttgart in Stuttgart, Germany; and West Point Elementary School at U.S. Army Garrison West Point in West Point, New York are among the 342 National Blue Ribbon Schools recognized. The award is based on their overall academic excellence or their progress in closing achievement gaps among student subgroups.
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Five DoDEA Students Named Among 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

Five DoDEA Students Named Among 2018 National Merit Semifinalists

November 07, 2017 Five Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students were named among 2018 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists this year by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).
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Fort Campbell High School Student Delegates Honored at Vanderbilt University Model United Nations Conference

Fort Campbell High School Student Delegates Honored at Vanderbilt University Model United Nations Conference

October 27, 2017 Fort Campbell High School students were recently recognized for their participation in the Vanderbilt University Model United Nations Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.
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Former Killin Principal Wins 2017 DoD Disability Award

Former Killin Principal Wins 2017 DoD Disability Award

October 06, 2017 Cindy Templeton, a retired principal from the Department of Defense Education Activity’s Killin Elementary School in Okinawa, Japan, was recognized recently at an awards ceremony in the Pentagon for her contributions to disability awareness.
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DoDEA Educational Partnership Awards Nearly $37 Million in Grants

DoDEA Educational Partnership Awards Nearly $37 Million in Grants

October 04, 2017 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Education Partnership and Resource Branch awarded 45 grants to support 227 schools across the United States with a significant military-connected student population in Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.
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Dr. Youlanda Washington Kentucky Community Superintendent

Dr. Youlanda Washington Kentucky Community Superintendent

August 24, 2017 Dr. Youlanda Washington is the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Southeast District Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). As the Kentucky Community Superintendent, Dr. Washington will oversee 10 DoDEA schools located on Fort Campbell and Fort Knox serving more than 4,780 students.
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Dr. Judith A. Minor Selected to Serve as Associate Director for Performance and Accountability and Director of Student Excellence for DoDEA Americas

Dr. Judith A. Minor Selected to Serve as Associate Director for Performance and Accountability and Director of Student Excellence for DoDEA Americas

August 16, 2017 Thomas M. Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced today the selection of Dr. Judith A. Minor as the new Associate Director for Performance and Accountability and Director of Student Excellence for DoDEA Americas.
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DoDEA’s Tarawa Terrace Elementary School (Camp Lejeune, NC) Honored Among 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

DoDEA’s Tarawa Terrace Elementary School (Camp Lejeune, NC) Honored Among 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools

July 19, 2017 On May 4, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced the list of winners for the 2017 Green Ribbon Schools Program. Among the 45 schools selected nationally was one Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school -- Tarawa Terrace Elementary School located at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
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PAC EAST District Received Accreditation

June 12, 2017 PAC EAST District Received Accreditation Article

DoDEA Students from Guantanamo Bay Cuba visit Quantico Middle High

June 05, 2017 W. T. Sampson Elementary/High School students from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba participated in competitive sports events against Quantico Middle/High School in Virginia during their trip May 12-18.
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European PTA Sponsors DoDEA Student in National Spelling Bee

May 31, 2017 DoDEA Student in National Spelling Bee May 2017
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Fort Knox High School’s Prather Named Gerald Printing Athletic Director of the Year

May 26, 2017 Ms. Jackie Prather has been named the Gerald Printing Athletic Director of the Year.
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FCHS Senior Awarded Emily J.T. Perez Foundation Scholarship

May 26, 2017 Ms. Nataliah Whetstone, a senior at Fort Campbell High School (FCHS), has been awarded the Emily J.T. Perez Foundation, LLC scholarship.
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DoDEA Announces 2018 Teacher of the Year

May 19, 2017 Delalio Elementary School 3rd grade and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher Kara Fernandez has been selected as the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Teacher of the Year.
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Two DoDEA Students Selected as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars

May 17, 2017 The Department of Defense Education Activity takes great pleasure in announcing the selection of two students as 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars.
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Fort Campbell High School Hires New Head Football Coach

May 12, 2017 Fort Campbell High School has hired Mr. Joshua Robins as The Falcons’ new head football coach.
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Antilles High School Future Business Leaders Headed to Nationals

May 04, 2017 10 Antilles HS Future Business Leaders will move on to compete at the FBLA National Conference in Anaheim, CA.
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DoDEA Americas School Named as a 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

May 04, 2017 One Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school is among the schools named as the 2017 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. The DoDEA School is Tarawa Terrance Elementary School in North Carolina.
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New Mildred B. Poole Elementary School

May 04, 2017 The new Mildred B. Poole Elementary School will open for school year 2017-2018 on Fort Bragg, NC
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Fort Knox Second Grader “Dreams Out Loud,” Wins Scholarship

May 02, 2017 Macdonald Elementary School second grade student, Amaya Lawniczack, participated in the “Dream Out Loud Challenge” and as a winner, is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship.
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FCHS Juniors Receive Kentucky Recognitions

May 01, 2017 3 FCHS juniors received word this week that they have been honored by the State of Kentucky.
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Fort Campbell High School Junior Receives Berea College Legacy Scholar Award

April 27, 2017 Damian Bowe was honored recently by Berea College, Berea, Ky., as a Carter G. Woodson Legacy Scholar for outstanding accomplishments in the areas of academics, service and leadership.
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FCHS Earns Jostens National Yearbook Design Recognition

April 26, 2017 Fort Campbell High School yearbook, The FALCON, has been recognized for excellence and featured in the 2017 Jostens Look Book, celebrating the best-of-the-best in yearbook design and coverage.
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DoDEA Announces 2017 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

DoDEA Announces 2017 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

April 21, 2017 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces that Ms. Michelle Moore-Robinson of Kinser Elementary School in Japan has been selected as the 2017 DoDEA Elementary Principal of the Year and Ms. Sharon O'Donnell of Ramstein High School in Europe is the 2017 DoDEA Secondary Principal of the Year.
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Gilmer Named DoDEA Americas Elementary Principal of the Year

April 14, 2017 Dr. Vicki Gilmer, principal of both Fort Rucker Primary and Fort Rucker Elementary schools, has been named the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Elementary Principal of the Year.
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West Point Middle School Student Takes Grand Prize

March 31, 2017 West Point Middle School student, Samantha Reeves, has been named the Grand Prize winner (Spanish category) in the 30th Annual Countywide Substance Abuse Prevention Poster Design Contest.
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Shughart Middle School Students Win Scholastic Art & Writing Awards

March 30, 2017 Shughart Middle School students received Scholastic Art & Writing Awards for works they entered in the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers competition.
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Antilles High School Wins NASSP Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching Democracy

March 23, 2017 Antilles High School has been awarded the National Association of School Secondary Principals (NASSP) Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching Democracy.
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DoDEA Launches 2017 Customer Satisfaction Survey

March 16, 2017 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will administer a Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) from March 20 through April 14.
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FCHS’s Model United Nations Team Boasts Most Winners Ever

March 07, 2017 Fort Campbell High School’s Model United Nations came away from the Indiana University Model United Nations (IUMUN) Conference, Feb. 24-26, with the most awards team members have ever earned at a conference.
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DoDEA Announces U.S. Senate Youth Program selections for 2017

March 07, 2017 ALEXANDRIA, VA — March 2, 2017 — Mr. Thomas Brady, Director, Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), announced Emma Rook and John Casey as delegates to the 55th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held March 4 - 11 in Washington, D.C.

Lejeune HS Senior Beatty Named 2017 Marine Military Child of the Year

March 03, 2017 Lejeune High School (LHS) senior Jackson Beatty has been named the recipient of the Operation Homefront 2017 Marine Military Child of the Year® Award.
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DoDEA Pacific hosts 2016/17 Far East Culinary Arts competition

March 01, 2017 OKINAWA, Japan – Thirty five Department of Defense Education Activity Pacific Far East students representing nine school teams from Japan, Okinawa and South Korea participated in the Far East Culinary Arts Competition Feb. 2 at the Taiyo Community Center on Yokota Air Base.
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Antilles School Students Shine at Robotics Competition

Antilles School Students Shine at Robotics Competition

February 21, 2017 The FIRST LEGO League teams from Antilles Elementary, Middle and High schools performed exceptionally well at the annual FIRST® LEGO® League Animal Allies Puerto Rico Championship.
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Fort Campbell's Jankowski Named Southeast Districts's 2018 Teacher of the Year

February 17, 2017 Fort Campbell High School’s Kenneth Jankowski has been named the DoDEA Americas Southeast District 2018 Teacher of the Year.
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Fort Campbell Middle School Wrestler Takes State

February 07, 2017 Eighth grade student, Ethan Tomerlin, at Mahaffey Middle School, won the Kentucky State Wrestling Association’s Middle School State Championship Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017
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Hussein Named Albritton Middle School Principal

January 30, 2017 Dr. Laura Hussein has been promoted to Principal of Albritton Middle School at Fort Bragg, N.C., in the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Mid-Atlantic District.
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Maxwell AFB Elementary/Middle School Robotics Team Wins Champion's Award

January 26, 2017 The FIRST LEGO League team from Maxwell Air Force Base Elementary/Middle School won the Champion’s Award at the regional qualifier in Alexander City, AL
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