Archive for April, 2019


Schools

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month

by Gabriele Arseneault
Landstuhl Elementary Middle School

To celebrate Women’s History Month, at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School, readers from Kim Gardner-Pumah’s reading class shared their summaries of nonfiction biographies. The students also presented their Reading Fair poster boards to their parents, siblings, friends, and teachers. Students were awarded certificates for the top 5 genre posters and reading […]

April 26, 2019 ×

Schools

Month of the Military Child

Month of the Military Child

by Deirdre McAlpin
Assistant Principal Ramstein Intermediate School
April 26, 2019 ×

Schools

K-12 Open Invitational Spring Chess Tournament, May 4

K-12 Open Invitational Spring Chess Tournament, May 4

by Jack Woodfork
Kaiserslautern Elementary School, Teacher & Chess Coach

Department of Defense Education Activity EuropeEast-District Schools’ is holding its 7th Annual, K-12 Open Invitational Spring Chess Tournament, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, May 4 at Kaiserslautern Elementary School.

April 26, 2019 ×

Lifestyle

7th Culinary-spring hike in Wolfstein Saturday and Sunday

7th Culinary-spring hike in Wolfstein Saturday and Sunday

Editor’s Note: This article was published in a previous edition of the Kaiserslautern American and the information has been updated to reflect this year’s event. After the amazing culinary hike last year in Wolfstein we are very proud to inform you about our hiking tour on Saturday, April 27, 11 […]

April 26, 2019 ×

Features

Spring Festivals

Spring Festivals

by Leonie Milde contributing writer Spring is the season for getting out of your house, enjoying a glass of regional wine in the sunshine and discovering new corners of the state. Though spring festivals may be sneakily disguised as Weinfest, Stadtfest, Frühlingsfest, Frühlingsmesse and other blossoming terms, we have uncovered […]

April 18, 2019 ×

Features

Finding the best Belgian chocolates: A beautiful mystery

by Nate Cairney contributing writer The words “Belgian chocolate” stir the imagination in a way that few other phrases do. You picture rows of delicate pralines and truffles behind pristine glass, and lose yourself in the idea that bliss lies inside each one of those small, delicious pieces. It’s not […]

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Features

Thassos: Not your typical Greek island

Thassos: Not your typical Greek island

Story and photos by Nate Cairney contributing writer Thassos, a Greek island in the north Aegean Sea, is like something from a dream. It is April, and the sea is warm enough for swimming. We are on Paradise Beach, standing on a vast swath of white sand lapped by turquoise […]

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Features

Plovdiv, Bulgaria: Ancient city on the rise

by Nate Cairney contributing writer It is rare — and kind of awesome — to be in the presence of something truly ancient like the Egyptian pyramids or millennia-old yew trees in random rural Scottish churchyards. It is rarer still to be somewhere that has been continuously inhabited for more […]

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Features

Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

Trier to Koblenz: Eco biking adventure

by Ronnie Juhans contributing writer Eco adventures are the combination of adventurous activities with environmentally responsible awareness. Destinations and activities vary widely and can be anything from floating on a raging river in South Africa to soaring through the tree canopy in the Ozarks! One thing all eco adventures have […]

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Features

Northern Wales: small place, big adventure.

by Nate Cairney contributing writer Let’s begin in the ivy-shrouded tea room at river’s edge. Located near one end of the ancient stone bridge that spans the river from the valley village of Llanwrst, it looks like a hobbit house or something from a fairy tale. But this place — […]

April 18, 2019 ×