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DoDEA Pacific Press Releases

DoDEA releases for 2010


Monday, December 6, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific launches Science and Research Academy

Over 60 aspiring scientists from DoDEA Pacific high schools will gather here Dec. 12-17 for the inaugural Far East Science and Research Academy.

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Guam District hosts inaugural DoDEA Pacific Far East Jazz Festival

Jazz musicians from DoDEA Pacific high schools will come together here Nov. 15-19 in celebration of the first ever DoDEA Pacific Far East Jazz Festival.

Monday, September 27, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Yokota High School Junior ROTC goes from “Green to Blue”

After nearly two decades of achievement and service as an Army unit, the Yokota High School Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps began a new era as an Air Force unit during a special “Green to Blue” ceremony held Sept. 22.

Monday, September 13, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Casey Elementary School opening ceremony to be held Sept. 15

Students, parents, faculty and support staff will be joined by senior leaders, dignitaries and community members for the Casey Elementary School opening ceremony on Sept. 15 at 2 p.m.

Friday, August 27, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific ready for the 2010-2011 school year

Over 3,000 full-time professional DoDEA Pacific educators and support staff returned to DoDEA Pacific schools this week to make final preparations for more than 23,000 returning students on Monday, Aug. 30.

Friday, August 6, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Arrington Named Assistant Superintendent of DDESS Guam District

DoDEA Pacific Director Diana Ohman announced today the selection of Jeff Arrington as Assistant Superintendent of the DoDEA Pacific Guam District.

Thursday, August 5, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
New Casey Elementary School on Schedule for New School Year

The new Casey Elementary School established on United States Army Garrison Casey was officially handed over to the Department of Defense Dependents Schools Korea District on Aug. 2.

Thursday, July 22, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Korea District Enrollment Process Reminder

As tour normalization continues to welcome additional command-sponsored families to South Korea, DoDEA and United States Forces Korea are working closely together to monitor and adjust to high enrollment growth.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Mr. Jeffrey W. McGee Principal, Osan Middle School

Dr. Irby L. Miller, DoDDS Korea District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Jeffrey W. McGee as the new Principal of Osan Middle School.

Monday, June 21, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Leadership Transition for DoDEA Pacific Guam District

Department of Defense Education Activity Guam District Superintendent Dr. Gayle Vaughn-Wiles announced her retirement after 34 years of federal service.

Monday, June 21, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Leadership transition for DoDEA Pacific Guam District

Department of Defense Education Activity Guam District Superintendent Dr. Gayle Vaughn-Wiles announced her retirement after 34 years of federal service.

Thursday, June 17, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Longtime Pacifica publication transforms to PacificaOnline!

On the 35th Anniversary of the Pacifica publication, DoDEA Pacific has released a new online edition to meet modern expectations.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Ms. Laurel Eisinger New Principal, Daegu American School 

Dr. Irby Miller, DoDDS Korea District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Ms. Laurel Eisinger as the new Principal of the Daegu American School.

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Okinawa District Announces Kadena High School Principal

Ms. Martha Brown, Superintendent, DoDDS Okinawa, is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Terry Gibson as Principal of Kadena High School.

Monday, June 7, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Suyama to retire with more than four decades of service to DoDDS

Longtime Department of Defense Dependents Schools Pacific Intercultural Coordinator Takashi Suyama will retire in June with nearly 42 years of dedicated service.

Thursday, June 3, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Volunteer Excellence Award Recipients Named

DoDEA Pacific Director Diana Ohman announced today the selection of the 2010 DoDEA Pacific Volunteer Excellence Award winners.

Thursday, June 3, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Volunteer Excellence Award Recipients Named

DoDEA Pacific Director Diana Ohman announced today the selection of the 2010 DoDEA Pacific Volunteer Excellence Award winners.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDDS Korea Teacher of the Year SY 2010-2011

Dr. Irby L. Miller, Superintendent of the Korea District, has announced the selection of Ms. Lori Lundy of Seoul American Elementary School as the Korea District’s Teacher of the Year for SY 2010-2011.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DDESS-Guam 2011 Teacher of the Year

DDESS-Guam Superintendent, Dr. Gayle Vaughn-Wiles is pleased to announce Mrs. Suzette Kioshi Nelson, Language Arts teacher at Andersen Middle School, as the 2011 District Teacher of the Year.

Friday, May 28, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Dr. Catherine Yurica New Principal, Seoul American Elementary

Dr. Irby Miller, DoDDS Korea District Superintendent, is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Catherine Yurica as the new principal of Seoul American Elementary School.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Teacher Sandra S. Alfier Passes Away Suddenly on Oshima Island

Sandra S. Alfier, a second-grade elementary school teacher at MC Perry Elementary School on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, died suddenly Sunday on Oshima Island in the Yamaguchi Prefecture.

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
DoDEA Pacific Teacher Sandra S. Alfier Passes Away Suddenly on Oshima Island

A second-grade elementary school teacher at MC Perry Elementary School on Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, died suddenly Sunday

Thursday, May 6, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Seoul American Middle School to Undergo Major Repairs and Renovation

Seoul American Middle School will undergo several renovation and maintenance projects during summer 2010

Thursday, May 6, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Seoul American Middle School to Undergo Major Repairs and Renovation

Seoul American Middle School will undergo several renovation and maintenance projects during summer 2010 to address growing concerns over aging and sub-standard facilities.

Thursday, April 29, 2010 | DoDEA Japan |
Misawa JROTC sets precedent: First DOD school to win national academic bowl

Misawa’s Robert D. Edgren High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp academic team won the national 2010 Air Force JROTC Academic Bowl championship.

Thursday, April 15, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Sounds of Success: Top Musicians from Across DoDEA Pacific Schools to Come Together for the 2010 DoDEA Pacific Far East Honor Music Festival

More than 180 students representing all 12 DoDEA Pacific high schools will participate in the DoDEA Pacific Far East Honor Music Festival here April 26-30.

Thursday, April 1, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Final Official 2010 DoDEA Pacific Far East JROTC Results

Okinawa’s own Kubasaki High School took top honors in Drill and third place in Marksmanship at the 2010 DoDEA Pacific Far East Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps competition hosted here March 22-24.

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Three DoDEA Pacific Science Students Set for National Competition

Freshman Nicole Perry of M.C. Perry High School in Iwakuni, Japan earned top honors at an awards ceremony.

Monday, March 8, 2010 | DoDEA Pacific |
Kennedy Selected to Lead First-ever Area I DoDEA School

Career educator Shelly M. Kennedy will open the new Casey Elementary School.