Education


Education, Schools

Jacob Porter, a seventh grader at Landstuhl Elementary Middle School, participates in a joint after-school virtual program with U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Sarah Howard, U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band flute musician at Landstuhl, April 9. For the last six weeks, musicians from the USAFE Band, U.S. Army Band and Chorus and the U.S. Naval Forces Europe Band joined forces to mentor students and enhance instructional resources when Department of Defense Education Activity Europe transitioned to a digital learning environment. Courtesy photo

EUCOM theater bands start virtual after-school program for DODEA students

Due to COVID-19, Department of Defense Education Activity Europe transitioned to a digital learning environment and after-school programs were cancelled.

June 4, 2020 ×

Education

Shannon Blakely, third grade teacher, grades student assignments at her home in Landstuhl, May 12. The Department of Defense Education Activity closed schools March 16 for the remainder of the year, moving teaching in the classroom to virtual learning.

Teaching in a new way: KMC teacher adapts to digital learning

At 8:20 a.m., the ringing bell signals the beginning of class at Kaiserslautern Elementary School. However, instead of shuffling to their desks to sit with friends, students are now at home seeing their teacher through a computer screen.

May 21, 2020 ×

Education, Health

This graphic compliments an article written by the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) in observation of Autism Awareness month. (U.S. Air Force illustration by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales)

Autism Spectrum Disorder Resources

April 30, 2020 ×

Education, Schools

Children attending the “Youth Saves Event ‘’ pose for a photo with their new piggy banks, alongside their guest teachers who taught a course on money management at Ramstein Air Base, Feb. 25. Angelica Williams, 86th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center community readiness consultant, said if she can show her students the importance of money early on, they may also realize the power of being debt-free later in their life.

Children learn about money management at Youth Saves Event

Children attending the “Youth Saves Event ‘’ pose for a photo with their new piggy banks, alongside their guest teachers who taught a course on money management at Ramstein Air Base, Feb. 25.

March 12, 2020 ×

Education

The 2020 SkillsUSA event took place at the Ramstein Officers Club, Feb. 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event was hosted for the third time with nearly 130 students participating in 11 CTE contests.

AFCEA hosts largest SkillsUSA event to date

The Ramstein Officers Club was transformed into a showdown of the best and brightest minds in the district for the third annual European Regional SkillsUSA competition on Feb. 29.

March 12, 2020 ×

Education

Education Notes

Maker Fun Factory The USAG RP Landstuhl Library is the place to be after school every Tuesday if you are elementary or middle school-aged! Find yourself creating and crafting while learning STEM principles and making new friends. Craft activities are make and take, so you can enjoy your accomplishments at […]

January 30, 2020 ×

Education

Education Notes

Maker Fun Factory The USAG RP Landstuhl Library is the place to be after school every Tuesday if you are elementary or middle school-aged! Find yourself creating and crafting while learning STEM principles and making new friends. Craft activities are make and take, so you can enjoy your accomplishments at […]

January 16, 2020 ×

Education

Jay Simpson, former Technical Director and Program Manager for the CIA, meets with students for hands-on activities during an educational event hosted by the Air Force Association and Kaiserslautern High School Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program at Kapaun Air Station, Dec. 16, 2019. Simpson wrote several books on optical fiber technology and is responsible for 80 publications and 15 patents in the field.

Air Force Association partners with Kaiserslautern STEM Program

Jay Simpson, former Technical Director and Program Manager for the CIA, meets with students for hands-on activities during an educational event hosted by the Air Force Association and Kaiserslautern High School Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics program at Kapaun Air Station, Dec. 16, 2019. Simpson wrote several books on optical fiber technology and is responsible for 80 publications and 15 patents in the field.

January 9, 2020 ×

Education

A Smith Child Development Center caregiver interacts with children in a play group in Baumholder, Germany. Smith CDC is one of seven Army CDCs offering child care in the U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz footprint. Photo by Mary Ann Davis

Flexibility, knowledge key to child care success at USAG RP

In January 2019, Mychelle Eckstein got word she’d been hired for a job at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center. Excited as she was to get working, she knew her 2-year-old daughter, Lyla, would need child care. That’s when anxiety crept in.

January 9, 2020 ×

Education

Education Notes

KMC Teen Shuttle Child and Youth Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up/Drop-off points are located throughout Vogelweh, Vogelweh Housing, Ramstein, and Landstuhl. ID card, shuttle card, and permissions slips are required to ride the shuttle. Apply for your Shuttle Card at Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. […]

December 12, 2019 ×