Schools

Pre-school children play with toys and games during activity time at the Wetzel Child Development Center in Baumholder. The center offers free child care for in-processing Soldiers and civilians.

Free child care available for new community members

Story and photo by Dijon Rolle
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

Incoming Soldiers and civilians can qualify for up to 16 hours of free child care per child at the Child Development and School Age Centers in the Kaiserslautern and Baumholder communities during in-processing.

August 28, 2014 ×
Remember these bus safety do’s and don’ts

Remember these bus safety do’s and don’ts

Meeting children at the bus stop: DO … • wait on the same side of the street as the bus stop. • go to your child at the bus stop. DO NOT … • wait in a parked car. • wait in a building. • allow your child to come to you. […]

August 28, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoChess tournamentBaumholder Middle School student Lorne Huxtable concentrates before moving against Kaiserslautern Middle School student Cera Schulke during an inaugural, district-wide chess tournament May 31 in the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center. The top three players on each team received trophies.

School Notes – events & notices

Up to date events and notices for KMC schools.

August 28, 2014 ×
Courtesy photo

School bus safety begins, ends at home

Only YOU can keep your children ready. Do these five things throughout the school year: 1. LOOK at and KNOW your children’s route to and from the bus stop. 2. SHOW your children how to go safely to and from the bus stop. Use hands-on instruction. 3. REVIEW the below […]

August 21, 2014 ×
Sgt. Brandon Allums, NCO assigned to the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, helps his son, Khalil, with the creation of “Rainbow Ice” during a science fair Aug. 8 at the Vogelweh Child Development Center.

CDC brings parents, children together at science fair

Story and photo by Sgt. 1st Class Alexander A. Burnett
21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

During a four-day weekend in Europe, service members have many options on how to spend their leisure time. Some choose to travel, some choose to visit local historic sites and some choose to stay at home and relax. For some members of the KMC, a four-day weekend meant an afternoon of science.

August 21, 2014 ×

Educating Airmen, families on investing in their future

by Airman 1st Class Michael Stuart
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

When someone decides they want to start or continue their education but are unsure of what classes to take or what degree program to enroll in, the education office is the right place for them to find answers.

August 21, 2014 ×

Community Corner, August 15, 2014

Airman & Family Readiness Center Monday » Ramstein Spouses Orientation (RSO): 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., A&FRC » First Duty Station Officer Financial Brief: 10 a.m. to noon, A&FRC » USA Jobs workshop: 1 to 3 p.m., A&FRC Tuesday » Reintegration Brief: 9 to 11 a.m., IDRC » Pre-Deployment Brief: 1 to 3 p.m., IDRC […]

August 14, 2014 ×

Education notes, August 15, 2014

E-Degree Plan
Starting Oct. 1, all personnel requesting tuition assistance are required to have uploaded their electronic Degree Plan into their education record in the Air Force Virtual Education Center site accessed through the Air Force Portal. Meet with your school’s academic adviser for your e-Degree Plan and then take the time to upload your courses.

August 14, 2014 ×

Education Notes

Starting Oct. 1, all personnel requesting tuition assistance are required to have uploaded their electronic Degree Plan into their education record in the Air Force Virtual Education Center site accessed through the Air Force Portal. Meet with your school’s academic adviser for your e-Degree Plan and then take the time to upload your courses. For assistance or for more information, contact the education center.

July 31, 2014 ×
Courtesy photoLeaving your child in a car alone, even for 10 minutes, can be dangerous. Regardless of the outside temperature or time of year, children should never be left alone inside a car.

Regardless of temperature, never leave children in car

by Airman Larissa Greatwood
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Running into the gas station can turn into a shopping trip with little ones. It may seem less of a hassle to keep them in the car for 10 minutes, but talking to security forces, Family Advocacy and legal are a hassle in a situation that could have been avoided.

July 17, 2014 ×