DoDEA Pacific Public Affairs


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DoDEA Pacific Press Releases

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 | DoDEA NY/VA/PR District | HQ Feature
Kirk Named Ramey School Principal

Mr. Kenneth Kirk has been promoted to principal of Ramey School.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students Recognized in White House Recipe Contest

Not one, but two DoDEA students have been selected to attend the White House Kids’ State Dinner as guests of the First Lady, Michelle Obama on July 18th for their award winning recipes in the 2014 Lunchtime Challenge.

Friday, June 27, 2014 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Smith Named Dexter Elementary School Principal

Ms. Edwina Smith has been named principal of Dexter Elementary School, at Fort Benning, in the Georgia/Alabama District. She came to the Georgia/Alabama District as an assistant principal at Faith Middle School in 2013.

Thursday, June 19, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students Named National Merit Finalists

Four additional Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students were named National Merit Scholarship Finalists this year by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC).

Friday, May 30, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Announces 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) proudly announces Kaiserslautern Elementary school teacher, Sarah Loomis as the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year.

Monday, May 19, 2014 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Cuadrado Named Assistant Superintendent for New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District

Dr. Donato Cuadrado has been named Assistant Superintendent for the New York, Virginia, Puerto Rico District (NY/VA/PR), with a duty station at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA 2014-2015 District Teachers of the Year Announced

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) proudly announces its 2014-2015 District Teachers of the Year.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Austin Named DDESS Deputy Director of CIA

Frances Austin has been named Deputy Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (CIA), at the DDESS Area Service Center.

Friday, March 28, 2014 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
Ramstein Middle School takes top honors in 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS competition

The “Mathletes” from Ramstein Middle School walked with the top honors in the 2014 DoDDS MATHCOUNTS State Competition.

Monday, March 24, 2014 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District Accepted into Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools

Today Digital Promise, a national, independent nonprofit organization authorized by Congress to accelerate innovation in education, announced DoDDS-Europe, Kaiserslautern District as one of nine new members accepted into the League of Innovative Schools.

Friday, March 14, 2014 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDDS-Europe announces top teachers for School Year 2014/2015

DoDDS-Europe officials have announced the district teachers of the year for SY 2014/2015.

Thursday, March 13, 2014 | DoDEA NC-Fort Bragg District | HQ Feature
Fort Bragg Schools to Consolidate/Redistrict

One new school will replace three existing schools.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 | DoDEA Ft. Knox Schools | HQ Feature
DoDEA to Close Four Schools at Fort Knox

Four DoDEA schools at Ft. Knox will close at the end of School Year 2013-2014 due to a decrease in student enrollment resulting from the inactivation of the 3rd Combat Brigade, 1st Infantry Division.

Friday, February 21, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
Read Across DoDEA Day

In conjunction with the National Education Association’s Read Across America, all Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools will celebrate Read Across DoDEA Day, on March 3, to emphasize a global commitment to literacy for all grades.

Thursday, February 6, 2014 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
Student Participation in Advanced Placement Exams Increases in School Year 2012-2013

Nearly 100 more Advanced Placement (AP) exams were taken by Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students in School Year (SY) 2012-2013 over the previous school year.

Thursday, January 16, 2014 | DoDEA Maxwell AFB E/MS | HQ Feature
Knight Named Maxwell AFB E/MS Principal

Dr. Middlemiss announced today that Dr. Ron Knight has been named principal of Maxwell AFB Elementary and Middle School, at Maxwell AFB, Ala., in the Georgia/Alabama District.

Thursday, January 9, 2014 | DoDEA Humphreys HS | HQ Feature
Teaching and learning gets underway in new, state-of-the-art Humphreys Middle/High School

Oohs, aahs and similar expressions of amazement filled the hallways and classrooms of the new Humphreys Middle/High School as students entered their new, state-of-the-art school for the first time Wednesday.

Tuesday, December 17, 2013 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
Implementation of Google Apps for Education pushes DoDDS-Europe closer to 21st Century

As advances in technology continue to mold society in how people live, work and play, reliance on internet-based technologies has grown exponentially.

Friday, November 1, 2013 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
Adrian B. Talley becomes Acting DoDEA Director

Adrian B. Talley, the Department of Defense Education Activity’s (DoDEA’s) Principal Deputy Director and Associate Director for Education since September 2012, is the new Acting Director of DoDEA. Mr. Talley assumes his new duties today upon the October 31 retirement of DoDEA Director, Marilee Fitzgerald.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 | DoDEA Pacific | HQ Feature
Three DoDEA Schools Named Blue Ribbon Schools by U.S. Department of Education

Three Department of Defense Education Activity Schools were recognized by U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan as 2013 National Blue Ribbon Schools.

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Begins School Year 2013-2014

Nearly 83,000 students are beginning the 2013-2014 School Year in Department of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools around the world.

Thursday, July 18, 2013 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Mood Named Faith Middle School Principal

It is with great enthusiasm that Mr. Mood comes to us from the Pacific. He is highly recommended by his superintendent, Mrs. Lois Rapp.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 | DoDEA Antilles HS | HQ Feature
Whittle Named Antilles High School Principal

Dr. Thomas Whittle has been named principal of Antilles High School, at Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico, in the New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District.

Friday, May 24, 2013 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA; USACE. Forging Partnerships. Empowering STEM

The Department of Defense Education Activity is making a commitment to further develop its science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) curriculum for its students.

Friday, May 17, 2013 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students Participate in the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition

Four Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students participated in the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition in Washington, D.C., on May 9-12.

Friday, May 3, 2013 | DoDEA Pacific | HQ Feature
DoDEA Pacific “Mathlete” earns spot in national MATHCOUNTS competition

For the third straight year, Osan Middle School eighth-grade student Jonas Knudsen earned the opportunity to compete on a National stage after finishing third in the 2013 Department of Defense Dependent Schools MATHCOUNTS State Competition.

Thursday, April 25, 2013 | DoDEA Pacific | HQ Feature
RMS Student Advances to National Geographic Bee Championship

Department of Defense Education Activity Okinawa District is proud to announce that Patrick Lewallen, a 7th grade student at Ryukyu Middle School, obtained the highest score in the National Geographic Bee for the Department of Defense Dependents Schools worldwide.

Monday, April 15, 2013 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
Six DoDDS Europe math and science teachers selected as finalists for Presidential award

Six teachers from Department of Defense Dependents Schools Europe have been selected as finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Program.

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | DoDEA Ft. Campbell HS | HQ Feature
Fort Campbell High School Model United Nations Students Continue Winning Ways

Six FCHS Model United Nations (MUN) students received awards and recognition at the Indianapolis MUN Conference competition March 13-14, 2013.

Thursday, March 21, 2013 | DoDEA Antilles HS | HQ Feature
Antilles High School Student, Teacher Chosen to Attend History Institute

AHS junior Charlyne Cuyar and her history teacher, Ms. Yanira Borges have been selected as one of 15 teacher-student teams who will participate in this year’s Albert H. Small Student/Teacher Institute.

Monday, March 11, 2013 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
Vilseck High School to host International Robotics competition

On March 16, 2013, First Tech Challenge robotics teams from the European theater will converge at Vilseck High School at Rose Barracks for a robotics tournament.

Thursday, March 7, 2013 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
With Heidelberg closure, DoDDS-Europe will reduce number of districts to four

With the scheduled closure of the military installations in Heidelberg, the Office of the District Superintendent located at Patrick Henry Village and all three schools in Heidelberg will close at the end of June 2013.

Monday, January 28, 2013 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
DoDDS Europe selects assistant superintendents for Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts

DoDDS Europe has selected the new assistant superintendents for the Kaiserslautern and Bavaria districts.

Monday, January 14, 2013 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
DoDDS-Europe celebrates 30th Anniversary of the Jazz Seminar

WIESBADEN, Germany – Jan. 13-18, DoDDS Europe will conduct its 30th Jazz Seminar at Ramstein Air Base.

Monday, January 7, 2013 | DoDEA Europe | HQ Feature
DoDDS-Europe announces security breach in Kaiserslautern District schools

In late-October, DoDDS-Europe became aware of the theft of computer memory devices that may have included personal information related to students and sponsors from School Years 2002-03 through this school year. The devices were stolen after normal duty hours from the car of a DoDEA employee which was parked in a locked garage.

Friday, August 24, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Begins School Year 2012-13 with a Focus on Excellence

As the Department of the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) opens doors at 194 schools throughout the world, many improvements and new programs will be under way to make this school year exceptional.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Celebrates National Teacher Appreciation Week - May 7-11, 2012

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) is proud to honor teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, in its schools around the world. This celebration, which runs May 7-11, recognizes the nation's teachers and is sponsored by the National Parent Teacher Association (PTA).

Friday, April 27, 2012 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
2012 DoDEA Students Participate in RSI Program

Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students will attend the prestigious 29th Annual Research Science Institute (RSI) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology this summer.

Sunday, April 22, 2012 | DoDEA Antilles HS | HQ Feature
Antilles Senior Places in Junior Science, Humanities Symposium

AHS Senior Joy Ortiz has earned an expense-paid trip to Nationals in San Diego and a $1,000 scholarship for placing 3rd in the Regional Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
Austin Named DDESS Deputy Area Superintendent

Dr. Frances Austin has been named Deputy Area Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment. Dr. Austin assumed her new duties Jan. 1, 2012.

Thursday, September 1, 2011 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Names New Chief of Staff

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) has selected Jay Burcham as the organization’s new Chief of Staff.

Wednesday, August 24, 2011 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Begins School Year 2011-2012

School Year 2011-2012 is beginning for nearly 84,000 students of the Department of Defense Education Activity's (DoDEA) 194 schools around the world.

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | DoDEA Pacific | HQ Feature
Career educator joins the DoDEA Korea team as Assistant Superintendent for Transition

DoDEA Pacific Director Diana Ohman announced Thursday the appointment of career educator Carl Albrecht to serve as Assistant Superintendent for Transition with the DoDEA Korea school district.

Friday, February 11, 2011 | DoDEA Americas | HQ Feature
Purvine Named Principal of Wassom Middle School

Dr. Linda Curtis, Area Superintendent for Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment for DDESS/DoDDS-Cuba announced Mr. Mark Purvine has been named principal of Fort Campbell’s Wassom Middle School.

Friday, December 17, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students Selected for United States Senate Youth Program

Two Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students will travel to Washington as delegates to the 49th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) to be held March 5-12, 2011 in Washington, D.C.

Monday, December 6, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
Aviano MHS Robotics Club to Compete in Maryland State Level of National Robotics Competition

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students from the Aviano Middle/High School Robotics Club, in Aviano, Italy will travel to the Washington, DC area to compete in the Maryland First Tech (FTC) Challenge Championship

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students Continue Positive Performance on the TerraNova 3 Multiple Assessments

Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students made gains in all subject areas assessed on the 2010 TerraNova, Third Edition, Multiple Assessments standardized norm-referenced test (TerraNova 3).

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 | DoDEA | HQ Feature
DoDEA Students Selected as Semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program

Three Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) students were selected as Semifinalists in the in the 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program (NMSP).

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Educational Partnership Re-launches MilitaryK12Partners Website

The Department of Defense Education Activity’s (DoDEA) Educational Partnership will re-launch the MilitaryK12Partners website today. The site is located at www.militaryk12partners.dodea.edu.

Monday, September 20, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Announces 2010 SAT Results

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) has released the results of its scores on the 2010 SAT exams.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 | DoDEA World Wide | HQ Feature
DoDEA Begins School Year with Facilities Renovation and Construction Initiative

The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) begins School Year 2010-2011 with a major facilities renovation and construction initiative that will eventually result in the modernization of 134 schools worldwide.