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Cuts to Far East events highlight Pacific high school sports year

Most news stories come with endings. In the case of the cuts made to DODDS Pacific’s Far East tournament program announced this month, Stars and...

Guam High Panthers junior 130-pound wrestler Katrina Joiner is in her first season with the Panthers and is looking to cap an unbeaten season Saturday with an island championship meet gold medal. Girls wrestling has been an interscholastic sport on Guam for three years. (Joseph Mancuso/Special to Stars and Stripes)

Guam girls wrestlers hope to see league grow

Girls high school wrestling has spread to six U.S. states and its numbers have increased over the past 12 years, with 400 percent more athletes...

7 common forms of childhood bullying

As the importance of preventing bullying and teaching kids to deal with torment from their peers is emphasized more and more in the media, it...

TOKYO (13 Dec. 2012) Following the intensive art courses offered during the 2012 Far East Creative Expressions visual arts festival, selected student artwork was displayed for the  public at Takanawa Community Plaza Gallery in downtown Tokyo. (DoDEA Pacific Photo/Released)

Far East Creative Expressions Celebrates Student Creativity

TOKYO — Over 100 DoDEA Pacific student artists attended the 2012 Far East Creative Expressions visual arts festival to find inspiration and make...

Peter Ward's Advanced Placement calculus class has three students: Ben McDaniels, Ku'u Villarin and Dominic Sparks - all 17. The class has about one-sixth the target student-to-teacher ratio sought by Department of Defense schools. Matt Millham/Stars and Stripes

Low student-teacher ratio benefit of Army's 170th Brigade inactivation

BAUMHOLDER, Germany — Just before Christmas, the last of the 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team’s 4,500 soldiers will roll out of here for good,...

Students take a break during the first day of school at Seoul American Middle School on Aug. 29, 2011. Department of Defense Dependents Schools will look for savings at the head office rather than in the schoolhouse if lawmakers can’t reach a compromise to avert $100 million in cuts to the federal budget scheduled to take effect as early as next month, officials say. (Photo by Alfredo Jimenez Jr./Stars and Stripes)

DODEA: No talk of budget cuts yet

YOKOTA AIR BASE, Japan — Department of Defense Dependents Schools will look for savings at the head office rather than in the schoolhouse if...

Kadena's Justin Duenas, top, defeated Robert D. Edgren's Francis Estacion at 101 pounds during last year's Far East wrestling tournament. Duenas and other wrestlers will participate in a shortened tournament this year. DODDS-Pacific announced cuts to its season-ending tournaments Friday. Dave Ornauer/Stars and Stripes

Far East high school tourneys face cuts in length, athletes

TORII STATION, Okinawa — Far East high school sports tournaments will be shortened by up to two days and athletes per team trimmed by at least one...

Students at Seoul American High School walk past a mural that may soon be replaced with a newer mural. That possibility has prompted an outcry from students and alumni who say it is a unifying symbol for past and current students. (Photo by Ashley Rowland/Stars and Stripes)

A little paint causes big brouhaha at Seoul American High

SEOUL — When Seoul American High School’s new principal approved a plan to replace a large mural in a busy upstairs hallway, she sparked a...

NAEP Vocabulary Results from 2009 and 2011 Reading Assessments

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA - Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) fourth and eighth grade students performed above their national...

DOD releases revised Tuition Assistance Memorandum of Understanding

The Department of Defense (DoD) released a revised Tuition Assistance Memorandum of Understanding (TA MOU) today, which includes input from...

Time to apply for military child scholarships

FORT LEE, Va. – Applications for the 2013 Scholarships for Military Children Program have been available since Dec. 3 at commissaries worldwide....

Resources for financial help and guidance when getting out

Editor’s Note: We thought we’d put this on the Education page because everyone transitioning out of the military needs to be educated on this...

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