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Teacher furloughs to close Pacific schools five days in September

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan — Military base schools in the Pacific will close for five days in September under a plan that will furlough teachers...

Sign up for GCC transportation summer programs by June 10

Guam Community College is offering two FREE National Summer Transportation Institute (NSTI) programs this summer, to allow middle and high school...

Free SAT, ACT prep kits available

Children and relatives of Service Members can get free SAT and ACT preparation kits again this year, compliments of professional athletes and the...

Marilee Fitzgerald, director of Department of Defense Education Activity (Department of Defense Education Activity)

DODEA director to retire

GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — The director of the Department of Defense education arm responsible for the nearly 200 military-run schools at bases across...

Zama American High School students describe improved teaching practices to Annette Bohling, AdvancED chief accreditation officer, during an accreditation progress review on May 15, 2013.  Courtesy of DODEA

Zama High to receive full accreditation just one year after damning review

CAMP ZAMA, Japan — Zama American High School will likely regain full accreditation following an independent review this week, a dramatic...

School board members for 2013-14

Dr. Steven R. Bloom, Superintendent, DoDEA Pacific Guam Schools would like to announce the newly elected School Board members. DoDEA Guam District...

My moms and me

Editor’s note: Here’s recent essay from our Month of the Military Child website that is still open for viewing and...

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea – The “Mathlete” team from Osan Middle School (left to right) Matthew Burbee, Young Park, Jonas Knudsen and Anigha Collins (not pictured) placed third overall in the 2013 DoDDS State MATHCOUNTS Competition. Knudsen qualified for the DoDDS National MATHCOUNTS team and will join three fellow DoDDS students to compete in the National MATHCOUNTS Competition to be held May 9-12 in Washington, D.C. (DoDEA Photo courtesy of Osan Middle School/Released)

DoDEA Pacific “Mathlete” earns spot in national MATHCOUNTS competition

OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea — For the third straight year, Osan Middle School eighth-grade student Jonas Knudsen earned the opportunity to compete...

Military Child

I was not born into the military lifestyle; I came in with my mind already set on how I saw the world. I was a normal...

My Life of a Military Child

Ever since I’ve moved to Okinawa, my life has definitely been different. My life all the way until the point I’ve moved has been filled with...

OKINAWA, Japan (25 April 2013) – The concert choir performs during the 2013 Far East Honor Music Festival Concert April 19 at the Kubasaki High School auditorium located on MCB Camp Butler. The annual concert featured band, choir and string orchestra performances by 160 of the most accomplished student musicians from DoDEA Pacific’s 12 high schools. (DoDEA Pacific Photo by Public Affairs Specialist Lawrence Torres III/Released)

Top DoDEA Pacific musicians perform in annual extravaganza

OKINAWA, Japan — Emotions were stirred, tears flowed and music filled the air as 160 student musicians from all 12 DoDEA Pacific high schools put...

Military Child

I'm glad to be a military child because we get to live on a safe military base and only the military get to live on the base. The Military...

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