Department of Defense Education Activity

2018 Press Releases

DoDEA Awards $29 Million to Enhance Student Achievement in STEM Fields for Military-Dependent Students

DoDEA Awards $29 Million to Enhance Student Achievement in STEM Fields for Military-Dependent Students

December 20, 2018 (DoDEA) Awards $29 Million to Enhance Student Achievement in STEM Fields for Military-Dependent Students
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Mr. Lonnie R. Gilmore Jr. Selected as Principal at Fort Knox High School in Kentucky

Mr. Lonnie R. Gilmore Jr. Selected as Principal at Fort Knox High School in Kentucky

December 03, 2018 Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region, has named Mr. Lonnie R. Gilmore Jr. as the principal at Fort Knox High School at Fort Knox, Kentucky starting in mid-December.
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Fort Campbell High School Will Host a School Dedication Nov. 15

Fort Campbell High School Will Host a School Dedication Nov. 15

November 08, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Fort Campbell High School at Fort Campbell, Kentucky Thursday, Nov.15 at 1 p.m.
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Dr. Henderson Named as the Assistant Principal at Stowers Elementary School at Fort Benning

Dr. Henderson Named as the Assistant Principal at Stowers Elementary School at Fort Benning

October 15, 2018 Dr. Lisa B. Coleman, the Georgia/Alabama Community Superintendent, has named Dr. Maribeth Henderson as the assistant principal of Stowers Elementary School.
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DeLalio Elementary School Will Host School Dedication Oct. 18

October 15, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed DeLalio Elementary School at Marine Corps Air Station at New River, North Carolina Thursday, Oct.18 at 9:30 a.m.
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Three DoDEA Schools Selected as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools

Three DoDEA Schools Selected as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools

October 01, 2018 Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Schools were recognized today by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy Devos as 2018 National Blue Ribbon Schools.
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Fort Campbell High School student shares his journey as a finalist for the 2018 National Military Youth of the Year

Fort Campbell High School student shares his journey as a finalist for the 2018 National Military Youth of the Year

September 27, 2018 Fort Campbell High School student, Brandon, recently competed as a finalist for the 2018 National Military Youth of the Year sponsored by the Boys and Girls Club and the Department of Defense in Washington D.C.
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Edward A. White Elementary School Dedication is Sept. 26 at Fort Benning

Edward A. White Elementary School Dedication is Sept. 26 at Fort Benning

September 20, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Edward A. White Elementary School at Fort Benning, Georgia Wednesday, September 26 at 9:30 a.m.
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Edward Husk Selected as the Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas

Edward Husk Selected as the Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas

September 19, 2018 Dr. Christy Huddleston, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District Superintendent, has selected Mr. Edward Husk as the Southeast District Chief of Staff starting Sept. 17.
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DoDEA Schools Begin School Year 2018-2019

DoDEA Schools Begin School Year 2018-2019

August 23, 2018 More than 73,000 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools around the world.
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DoDEA Pacific Begins School Year 2018-19

DoDEA Pacific Begins School Year 2018-19

August 21, 2018 More than 22,000 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the Pacific Region.
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The New DeLalio Elementary School Will Open Aug. 27 at Marine Corps Air Station at New River

The New DeLalio Elementary School Will Open Aug. 27 at Marine Corps Air Station at New River

August 17, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Region will open a brand new 21st-century elementary school at Marine Corps Air Station at New River, North Carolina Aug. 27.
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Dr. Sherretz Named as Principal at Johnson Primary School at Camp Lejeune

Dr. Sherretz Named as Principal at Johnson Primary School at Camp Lejeune

August 17, 2018 Mr. Todd Curkendall, the Camp Lejeune Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Dr. Christine Sherretz as the principal of Johnson Primary School at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina effective immediately.
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Dr. Redmond-Carr named as Principal at Heroes Elementary School at Camp Lejeune

Dr. Redmond-Carr named as Principal at Heroes Elementary School at Camp Lejeune

August 14, 2018 Mr. Todd Curkendall, the Camp Lejeune Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Dr. Kimberley Redmond-Carr as the principal of Heroes Elementary School at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina effective immediately.
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Five DoDEA Europe Schools Selected as National PTA Schools of Excellence

Five DoDEA Europe Schools Selected as National PTA Schools of Excellence

August 13, 2018 The National Parent Teacher Association announced that five Department of Defense Education Activity Europe schools have been named a 2018-2020 National PTA School of Excellence.
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Dr. Jacob Sherwood named as the DoDEA Americas  Puerto Rico Community Superintendent

Dr. Jacob Sherwood named as the DoDEA Americas Puerto Rico Community Superintendent

August 10, 2018 Dr. Donato Cuadrado, the Mid-Atlantic District Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Dr. Jacob Sherwood as the Puerto Rico the Community Superintendent.
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DoDEA Americas Begins School Year 2018-2019

DoDEA Americas Begins School Year 2018-2019

August 06, 2018 More than 21,500 students are beginning the 2018-2019 School Year in Department of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools in the Americas.
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A Fort Campbell High School Student will be Honored as a Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence in Canton

A Fort Campbell High School Student will be Honored as a Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award for Excellence in Canton

August 01, 2018 John "Jack" Cogbill, a rising junior, is one of 25 high school student-athlete finalists.
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Dominguez Selected as Interim Principal at Fort Knox High School in Kentucky

Dominguez Selected as Interim Principal at Fort Knox High School in Kentucky

July 26, 2018 Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Mr. Luis M. Dominguez as the interim principal and Ms. Thelberstine Barbee as the interim assistant principal at Fort Knox High School at Fort Knox, Kentucky effective immediately.
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Hall of Fame Academy Conducts Football Training with Fort Knox High School

Hall of Fame Academy Conducts Football Training with Fort Knox High School

July 25, 2018 The Pro Football Hall of Fame Academy will host a football training with Fort Knox High School (FKHS) July 25-27 at Fort Knox, Kentucky.
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DoDEA Americas Schools Prep for Upcoming School Year in the Southeast District

DoDEA Americas Schools Prep for Upcoming School Year in the Southeast District

July 24, 2018 In preparation for the upcoming school year, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Southeast District hosted its 2018 Summer Leadership Conference at Fort Benning, Georgia, July 9-13.
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Two DoDEA Educators Selected:  Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

Two DoDEA Educators Selected: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

July 18, 2018 Two DoDEA Educators Selected: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching (PAEMST) 2018
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July 06, 2018 DoDEA Press Release Archive
McCormick Named 2018 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year

McCormick Named 2018 DoDEA History Teacher of the Year

June 28, 2018 Emily McCormick, a teacher at Seoul American High School, has been named the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.
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DoDEA Pacific AFJROTC instructors honored for their achievements

June 06, 2018 DoDEA Pacific AFJROTC units, instructors honored for their achievements
Ramstein High School Student Selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar for 2018

Ramstein High School Student Selected as a U.S. Presidential Scholar for 2018

June 04, 2018 Ayden Kemp from Ramstein High School in Kaiserslautern, Germany, is among the 161 high school seniors recognized for their extraordinary accomplishments in academics, the arts and career and technical education fields.
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Ramstein Intermediate Student Represents European PTA and DoDEA in National Spelling Bee

Ramstein Intermediate Student Represents European PTA and DoDEA in National Spelling Bee

May 31, 2018 Ramstein Intermediate School fifthgrader Jonnen Messer represented the European PTA and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) this week in Washington, D.C. at the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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Alexander Daniels 2018 National Geo Bee Finalist

Alexander Daniels 2018 National Geo Bee Finalist

May 23, 2018 Seoul American Middle School 7th grader Alexander Daniels represented the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) as a finalist in the 2018 National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.
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DoDEA Results in 16th Annual eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition, DoDEA Americas Team named National Finalist

DoDEA Results in 16th Annual eCYBERMISSION STEM Competition, DoDEA Americas Team named National Finalist

May 22, 2018 Six Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools were selected as 2017-18 state-level winners and honorable mentions in the eCYBERMISSION competition sponsored by the U.S. Army Educational Outreach Program.
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May 18, 2018 DoDEA Press Release Archive
DoDEA Announces 2019 Teacher of the Year

DoDEA Announces 2019 Teacher of the Year

May 18, 2018 Vicenza Middle School science teacher Anna Sansone has been selected as the 2019 Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Teacher of the Year.
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May 18, 2018 DoDEA Press Releases
Spangdahlem Middle School named as a 2018 Green Ribbon School

Spangdahlem Middle School named as a 2018 Green Ribbon School

May 15, 2018 One Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) school is among the schools named as the 2018 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon Schools Program. The DoDEA School is Spangdahlem Middle School in Spangdahlem, Germany.
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Michelle Allen named the McBride Elementary School Principal for the 2018-2019 school year

Michelle Allen named the McBride Elementary School Principal for the 2018-2019 school year

May 09, 2018 Michelle Allen is named the McBride Elementary School Principal for the 2018-2019 school year
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1,000 Cranes of Hope unite Kinser Elementary School with Antilles Elementary School

May 03, 2018 1,000 Cranes of Hope unite KES with Antilles Elementary School
Fort Bragg & Cuba Community Virtual Sing-Along

Fort Bragg & Cuba Community Virtual Sing-Along

May 03, 2018 The music teachers, education technologists and talented students of the Fort Bragg and Cuba communities participated in the 1st Fort Bragg & Cuba Community Virtual Sing-Along".
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Kinnick team wins 2018 History Bowl Championship

April 26, 2018 Kinnick team wins 2018 History Bowl Championship.
DoDEA Announces 2018 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

DoDEA Announces 2018 Elementary and Secondary Principals of the Year

April 16, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces that Ms. Penelope Miller-Smith, the Kaiserslautern Elementary School principal in Germany, as the 2018 DoDEA Elementary Principal of the Year and Dr. Thomas Whittle, Antilles High School principal in Puerto Rico, as the 2018 DoDEA Secondary Principal of the Year.
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DoDEA Celebrates Upcoming Mildred B. Poole Elementary School Dedication

April 12, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will host a school dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Mildred B. Poole Elementary School at Fort Bragg, North Carolina Wednesday, April 18 at 9:30 a.m.
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DoDEA 8th Grade Students Top Nation in NAEP 2017 Reading Assessments; DoDEA 4th Grade Students Tie for Top in Nation in NAEP 2017 Mathematics Assessments

DoDEA 8th Grade Students Top Nation in NAEP 2017 Reading Assessments; DoDEA 4th Grade Students Tie for Top in Nation in NAEP 2017 Mathematics Assessments

April 09, 2018 Press Release - DoDEA 8th Grade Students Top Nation in NAEP 2017 Reading Assessments; DoDEA 4th Grade Students Tie for Top in Nation in NAEP 2017 Mathematics Assessments.
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FCHS Student recognized as Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award

FCHS Student recognized as Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award

March 28, 2018 Fort Campbell High School Student will be recognized as a Finalist for the U.S. Army-Pro Football Hall of Fame Award
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Two Shughart Middle School social studies teachers Recognized Nationally

March 22, 2018 Two social studies teachers at Shughart Middle School were recently selected to attend two competitive educational opportunities.
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Dr. Donato Cuadrado named as Mid-Atlantic Superintendent

Dr. Donato Cuadrado named as Mid-Atlantic Superintendent

February 23, 2018 Dr. Judith Minor, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Director, has named Dr. Donato Cuadrado as District Superintendent for the DoDEA Mid-Atlantic schools.
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Quantico Student Represented the United States in International Bowl IX

Quantico Student Represented the United States in International Bowl IX

February 15, 2018 A sophomore at Quantico Middle/High School recently represented the United States in International Bowl IX as a member of the U.S. Under-17 Select Team.
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Richard G. Wilson Elementary School is closing at the end of  school year 2017-2018

Richard G. Wilson Elementary School is closing at the end of school year 2017-2018

February 02, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity has decided to close Richard G. Wilson Elementary School at Fort Benning, Georgia at the end of school year 2017-2018. This was a collaborative decision process with the Community Superintendent and the Fort Benning Garrison leadership.
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Dr. Finney Selected as Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas

Dr. Finney Selected as Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas

January 29, 2018 Dr. Christy Huddleston, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Southeast District Superintendent, has selected Dr. Justin Finney as the Southeast District Chief of Staff for DoDEA Americas starting February 5, 2018.
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Charlie Council named as Acting Mid-Atlantic Superintendent

Charlie Council named as Acting Mid-Atlantic Superintendent

January 08, 2018 Dr. Judith Minor, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas Director, has named Mr. Charlie Council to a temporary appointment effective January 7 as the acting District Superintendent for the Mid-Atlantic.
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Wilson Selected as Principal at Scott Middle School in Kentucky

Wilson Selected as Principal at Scott Middle School in Kentucky

January 05, 2018 Dr. Youlanda Washington, the Kentucky Community Superintendent for the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) Americas, has named Mrs. Theresa Wilson as the principal of Scott Middle School at Fort Knox, Kentucky starting January 8, 2018.
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DoDEA Teacher of the Year Selected as a Finalist for 2018 National Teacher of the Year

DoDEA Teacher of the Year Selected as a Finalist for 2018 National Teacher of the Year

January 04, 2018 The Department of Defense Education Activity’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Ms. Kara Ball was selected today by the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) as one of the four finalists for the 2018 National Teacher of the Year.
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