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Education Notes

Ramstein Middle School is having a PTSA flea market from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 10 in the multi-purpose hall (cafeteria). At the flea market, find something for every room in your house.

July 31, 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.

July 24, 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 ×
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Homeschooling on the move

by Erin Elizabeth Eskew
Contributing writer

Military children often have to switch schools multiple times in a year during a PCS. While many families choose to homeschool because of the quality of the school district their children are in, bullying or for religious reasons, some military families have opted to homeschool for practical purposes.

July 3, 2014 ×
Ten life-changers invented by Germans

Ten life-changers invented by Germans

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Everyone knows the Germans were responsible for the creation of the Mercedes and the Porsche. But there is a bigger list of common, everyday items that many don’t realize the Germans invented — and they are things many of us could not live without!

July 3, 2014 ×
Summer screen addiction common, but not normal

Summer screen addiction common, but not normal

by Dr. Krystal White
Contributing writer

Most of us have binged here and there — staying up late to catch episodes of “Game of Thrones,” scouring travel sites to inform our decisions about where to stay or eat within our budget, reaching for our phones when our bodies sense that we will have a minute or more of unoccupied mind time.

July 3, 2014 ×

Sprechen Sie Deutsch? How about the local dialect?

by Nicole Karsch-Meibom
Contributing writer

Your German teacher may have taught you how to say hello, “Guten Tag,” but have you ever been answered with a friendly greeting of “Grüß Gott,” “Moin” or “Guude”?

July 3, 2014 ×
Photo by Pat KieblerRepresenting the parents, students and teachers at Ramstein Middle School for school year 2014-15 are the newly elected members of the executive board: (from left) Senior Master Sgt. Brandi Jones (first vice president), Master Sgt. James Barrus (president), Donald Seltzer (parliamentarian) and Janet Priddy (treasurer). Not pictured are Lorraine Gonzales (second vice president) and Laura McGann (secretary). If you are looking to volunteer in your child’s school — or want to volunteer in the community because you don’t have children — consider joining the RMS PTSA. Volunteer positions of all kinds are available. For more information, email ptsa.rms@gmail.com.

RMS PTSA names new executive board

June 26, 2014 ×
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Airmen earn CCAF degree

Congratulations to the following Community College of the Air Force graduates! Senior Airman Devin Adams Staff Sgt. Ephraim Advincula Senior Airman Bradley Allison Staff Sgt. Joshua Alvarez Staff Sgt. Jamie Christina Armstrong Staff Sgt. Kristie Lynn Aubuchon Staff Sgt. Corey Austin Master Sgt. Brandon Banks Master Sgt. Nathan Barlow Staff […]

June 26, 2014 ×
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Libraries launch ‘Paws to Read’ summer reading program

by Staff Sgt. Ian Hoachlander
Air Force Personnel Center Public Affairs

Summer is just around the corner, and right now is the perfect time to begin putting together your family’s summer reading list.

June 19, 2014 ×