Education Notes — May 19, 2017

Smith Elementary School Field Day
Smith Elementary held its Field Day on May 11. All students participated in a fun-filled day of games, healthy snacks, community participation and collaboration. — Photo by Heather Majorwitz

Got Talent show contest

Ramstein High School will hold their 4th Annual Ramstein’s Got Talent show contest today from 6 to 8 p.m. There will be a bonus teacher lip sync competition. Tickets are $5. Come out and join in the fun!

Chess tournament

KMC area schools will hold their 4th annual, end-of-the-year chess tournament 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Kaiserslautern Elementary School (in the cafeteria). Email the tournament director, Jack Woodfork, for a registration form and more details:

Summer Adventure Program

U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs Summer Adventure Program enrollment opens Monday. Summer Adventure Program is open to any youth registered with Army Child and Youth Services who have completed sixth through 12th grade and want to enjoy fun day and weeklong trips at a great price. Past trips have included: Italy Florence, Pisa, Cinque Terre and the beach; Garmisch Alpspix, Partnach Gorge, flatwater rafting and Galaxy Erding; and high-adventure and amusement park trips to various places in Europe Disney Paris, Heide Park, Movie Park, Phantasialand, Europa Park, Homburg Ropes Course and Bostalsee. Space is limited, and enrollment closes one week before each trip. Sign up via Webtrac or at Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162. For full schedule and more information, call 541-9065 or 0611-143-541-9065.

Pillowcase Project

The American Red Cross will sponsor an hour-long Disney program called the Pillowcase Project for homeschoolers grades 3 to 5. The free class will teach how to be prepared in case of a fire or emergency at home. The class will take place 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the exchange community room of the Kaiserslautern Military Community Center on Ramstein. To sign up, send a note to  

Musical theatre dance classes

Do you love the show-stopping, toe-tapping numbers in a musical? Do you love to express yourself through stories and dance? Then musical theatre dance is for you! SKIESUnlimited offers lessons to youth ages 8 to 18 years old. The first half of class focuses on a good warm-up and jazz technique, and the second half teaches a routine in the style of musical theatre from your favorite songs and shows. Classes are offered on Pulaski Barracks and Landstuhl. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.

Job openings at CY Services

If you are interested in working with children and youth, apply online for Child and Youth Services positions at Search for job title: Child and Youth Program Assistant (entry, skill and target level) CY-01/02. Positions are available at Kleber, Landstuhl, Sembach and Miesau locations. Child and Youth Program assistants work directly with children and youth and must be trustworthy, able to maintain a high degree of professionalism at all times and have the desire to be a positive influence on children and youth.

KMC Teen Shuttle

Child and Youth Services offer a KMC Teen Shuttle service. Pick-up and 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. For more information and to apply for your shuttle card, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.