KMC Scholarship applications
KMC Scholarship 2017 applications are now available for download at www.kmcscholarships.org. Spouse applications and university applications are due March 1 at the Ramstein Officers’ Club; drop-off times are 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 5 to 6:30 p.m. Graduating senior applications are due during lunch periods March 2 and 3 at Ramstein High School and Kaiserslautern High School. Scholarship funds are donated by the Kaiserslautern Landstuhl Spouses’ Association, Ramstein Officers’ Spouses Club and the Ramstein Enlisted Spouses’ Association. KMC Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors, current university students and spouses of active-duty service members, retired military and Department of Defense civilians residing in the KMC. Scholarships are awarded solely on merit and academic achievement, with no regard to race, color, creed, religion or disability. Financial need is not taken into consideration.
Did you know that children involved with theatrical arts programs outscore their nonarts student peers by an average of 65 points on the SAT and ACT? Theater provides a safe, secure environment where children learn skill sets including public speaking, coping mechanisms, reading comprehension, verbal and nonverbal communication, and more. SKIESUnlimited offers Intro to Theatre for ages 5 to 12 and Shakespeare Scenes for ages 12 and older. For more information or to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Homework assistance for teens
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Youth Programs provide a homework lab, tutoring and one-on-one homework assistance during Power Hour at the Youth Center, 3 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Homework contracts are available to clarify direction of help needed and to get the student, academic program manager and parents on the same page for daily or weekly goals and expectations. This is a great resource for youth that need additional help or just a quiet place to focus on their academics. If you are interested, contact Landstuhl Youth Center at 486-8658 or 06371-86-8658, or Sembach Youth Center at 545-1316 or 0611-143-545-1316.
Children ages 8 to 18 years old can now learn how to develop a strong, healthy singing voice with SKIESUnlimited voice lessons! Private lessons are offered on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Participants will be trained on breath control, music theory and vocal techniques. 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 www.usajobs.gov. 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.
Computer-assisted piano class
SKIESUnlimited is offering a computer-assisted piano class to help students learn how to play piano. Students receive both a 30-minute individual lesson and a 30-minute interactive piano lesson at a workstation with a stand-alone computer. Students are asked to bring piano books and other teaching materials they may have from previous piano lessons. The class is offered Mondays and Thursdays on Pulaski Barracks, Bldg. 2901, and in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3819. Open to all branches of service for children ages 4 to 18 years old. To register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Installation Management Command Europe is proud to announce the availability of a comprehensive driver’s education program for high school students in Europe. The program has been made possible through a collaborative effort and contract with the “Fahrlehrerverband,” the German National Federation of Driving Instructors. For more information and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Clubs at Landstuhl School Age Center
Landstuhl School Age Center offers several different clubs open to students, grades one to five? The different weekly clubs include theater, fitness, art, Lego robotics and film. Registration with Child, Youth and School Services is required. Enrollment fees are based on total family income. For more information, contact the Landstuhl School Age Center at 486-7281 or 06371-86-7281.
Kindermusik is a musical program that nurtures young children’s development in the areas of language, social, emotional and physical skills. SKIESUnlimited offers Kindermusik classes in three age categories: Cuddle and Bounce, ages 0 to 18 months; Wiggle and Grow, ages 18 months to 3 years; and Laugh and Learn, ages 3 to 5 years. Open to all branches of service. For details and to register, contact Parent Central Services on Rhine Ordnance Barracks, Bldg. 162, at 541-9066 or 0611-143-541-9066.
Dance instructor needed
SKIESUnlimited is looking for a dance instructor to teach children all levels of dance, to include hip-hop, jazz, ballet, salsa and tap. They are looking for motivated professionals who can develop fun and productive dance programs and educate youth on various dancing techniques. For more information, call 486-5412 or 06371-86-5412, or email email@example.com.
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.
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.
Join the Rheinland-Pfalz Library for Lapsit Storytime. This infant storytime is held at 10:30 a.m and 1 p.m. every Thursday. The event includes sensory crafts, songs, fingerplays and stories. Light refreshments are available for the parents. Because of limited space, sign-up is required for every storytime. A wait list is also available, in which parents are notified the Saturday prior if a space has become available. For more information or to register, contact Rheinland-Pfalz Library in Landstuhl, Bldg. 3810, at 486-7322 or 06371-86-7322.