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Education Notes — March 8, 2019

Theater Classes Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their non-arts student peers by an average of 65 points on SAT/ACT tests? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal/non-verbal communication and more. SKIESUnlimited offers […]

March 7, 2019 ×

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Education Notes — Feb. 22, 2019

Theater Classes Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their non-arts student peers by an average of 65 points on SAT/ACT tests? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal/non-verbal communication and more. SKIESUnlimited offers […]

February 21, 2019 ×

Features, Schools

Science educator embraces challenge to share science

Science educator embraces challenge to share science

by Nancy Hoehn
Science Teacher Kaiserslautern High School

“Science isn’t done until it’s shared!,” emphasized Jim Green, NASA Chief Scientist at a NASA InSight briefing. Nancy Hoehn, a science teacher at Kaiserslautern High School, tweeted and embraced Dr. Green’s science communication challenge. In order to share her NASA InSight Social experience, Hoehn shared the historic event on social […]

February 21, 2019 ×

Features, Schools

Science educators explore sun as #AuroraHunters

by Nancy Hoehn, Kaiserslautern High School and Anna Sansone, Vicenza Middle School
DoDEA Science Teachers

As long as humans have been able to see the aurora borealis, or Northern Lights, it has been an inspiration.  Unfortunately, the powerful stream of solar plasma that causes the aurora, can also cause damage to our modern satellites, technology and power infrastructure.  The European Space Agency and Norwegian Space […]

February 21, 2019 ×

Features, Schools

European PTA Regional Spelling Bee Saturday

European PTA Regional Spelling Bee Saturday

by Gabriele Arseneault
Landstuhl Elementary Middle School

For this year’s Spelling Bee, LEMS students competed for a spot to represent their school in the 2019 European PTA Regional Spelling Bee, held on Saturday, 9 a.m. at Ramstein Elementary School. Thirty students ranging from second to eighth grade participated. After 90 minutes of fierce spelling, the top three […]

February 21, 2019 ×

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Education Notes — Feb. 15, 2019

Family Child Care providers needed Family Child Care providers are needed in the Baumholder Military Community. FCC is a great way to start your own business. As a FCC provider, you perform a valuable service to the community and can earn a yearly income ranging from $20,000 to $40,000. Earn […]

February 14, 2019 ×

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Education Notes — Feb. 8, 2019

Fancy Nancy Tea Party On Saturday, join CYS and the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for the third annual Fancy Nancy Tea Party! Dress up in your finest tea party clothes to learn proper tea manners and enjoy high tea with “Fancy” herself. Morning will include party snacks and fancy crafts! 10:30 a.m. […]

February 7, 2019 ×

Schools

Busy Spelling Bees

Busy Spelling Bees

by Tinia Bills
Spelling Bee Project Officer
Photos by Mel Figuracion

Kaiserslautern Elementary School had their Spelling Bee at the KES MPR, Jan. 31. Col. Jason Edwards, Com­man­der, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz, fulfilled the role of pronouncer. Judges were Sarah Dorosky (School Liaison Officer), Jennifer Hahn (School Liaison Officer), Amber Dumond (KES Educational Technologist), and Dana Tiller (KES Counselor). Second place […]

February 7, 2019 ×

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Education Notes — Feb.1, 2019

Fancy Nancy Tea Party On Feb. 9, join CYS and the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for the third annual Fancy Nancy Tea Party! Dress up in your finest tea party clothes to learn proper tea manners and enjoy high tea with “Fancy” herself. Morning will include party snacks and fancy crafts! 10:30 […]

February 1, 2019 ×

Schools

Changes coming to Kaiserslautern (KES) and Vogelweh Elementary (VES)

Parents and families of Kaiserslautern and Vogelweh Elementary, This letter will provide you information on the changes coming to Kaiserslautern (KES) and Vogelweh Elementary (VES), including a list of the villages that will move to attend KES starting in August 2019. As many of you are aware, in August of […]

February 1, 2019 ×