Education Notes — Jan. 12, 2018

Winter chess tournament
Department of Defense Europe East District Schools will host their 5th annual winter chess tournament Saturday at Kaiserslautern Elementary School. Registration will run from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. in the multi-purpose room (gym). Chess play will start at 10 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m. First and second place finishers will receive trophies at the conclusion of play. There is a $10 entry fee. For details and pre-registration forms, email or call 0151-4664-9941.

Stuffed Animal Sleepover
On Jan. 26 and 27, join the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for a Stuffed Animal Sleepover! Come out at 6 p.m Jan. 26. for story time with your favorite stuffed animal. Then tuck them in for their first library sleepover! Come back 9 to 11 a.m. Jan. 27 from to pick up your stuffed animal and enjoy some morning snacks while you look at pictures from their sleepover. You won’t want to miss this special event. No entry fee. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 531-2841; 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.
Child & Youth Program Assistants Needed
CYS needs additional CYPAs in the Baumholder Military Community in order to expand programing. CYPAs are needed for all age groups. CYS is a wonderful opportunity to start a meaningful career in Early Childhood Education which can follow you wherever you are stationed. A career that goes where you do! Earn benefits such as education, vacation, health insurance, and much more. Earn 20% off your own child care fees as well as priority placement. Even earn a Child Development Associates free through CYS. To apply visit

World War I Remembrance Film Series
On the third Wednesday of each month, join Rheinland-Pfalz Library in screening a variety of high quality films chronicling U.S. involvement in Word War I. This makes a great educational family night. Refreshments will be provided. Films will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. For more information, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library, Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 531-2841, 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.
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. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Take Your Child to the Library Day
Take Your Child to the Library is an international initiative that encourages families everywhere to take their children to their local library. Come to Rheinland-Pfalz Library on Feb. 4, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and check out what the library has for you and your child! All ages are welcome. Rheinland-Pfalz Library at Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, 486-7322; 06371-86-7322.

Music Together and Caterpillar Music Classes
SkiesUnlimited is now offering a fun way to introduce your little one to music through specially created programs called Caterpillar Music classes and Music Together classes! Caterpillar Music classes for young children ages 2 to 3 offer a unique introduction to music with exciting themes, colorful instruments and amazing puppets. Music Together is a rich music and movement program for children age 4 to 6 that develops not only music skills, but also skills essential for a well-rounded education. Music develops the child’s mind, body and spirit simultaneously. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services, Rhine Ordnance Barrracks, Bldg. 162, 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Clubs Available at Landstuhl School Age Center
Did you know that the Landstuhl School Age Center has several clubs open to students in grades one through five. Weekly clubs include theater, fitness, art, Lego robotics and film. Registration with CYSS is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. Contact the Landstuhl School Age Center for more information at 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.