Category Archives: School News

Student leaders effecting change at USAG Bavaria seek more members

  By Netzaberg Middle School JLS students. Nathan Van Schaik, USAG Bavaria Public Affairs,  contributed to this report.   NETZABERG, Germany — A group of student leaders at the middle school here have a shared vision: Make their school, community and world a better place.   And they’re looking for…

March 22nd, 2017 News, School News

USAG Bavaria transitions to simplified DOD website to request childcare

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The four communities making up U.S. Garrison Bavaria are transitioning to a new single portal DOD website designed to make it easier for Soldiers and family members to find childcare.   Garmisch, Grafenwoehr/Netzaberg, Hohenfels and Vilseck will begin the transition in April and May 2017. The…

March 21st, 2017 News, School News

DoDEA launches 2017 customer satisfaction survey

DoDEA news release   Alexandria, VA – The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) will administer a Customer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) from March 20 through April 14, 2017.   The CSS provides valuable feedback to DoDEA from its most important customers – students and parents – about the quality of education…

March 19th, 2017 News, School News

Host nation students visit Hohenfels library, DFAC

By Nickayla Myers-Garner, USAG Bavaria Hohenfels School Liaison Officer   HOHENFELS, Germany — Twenty-two students from an all-girl German school took a trip to America last week — and it only took forty minutes to get there. No, they weren’t on an extremely fast plane or in a super-secret military…

February 21st, 2017 News, School News

#BavariaWeatherEyes – Expand visibility, influence weather decisions

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Staying informed of weather and road conditions is easy. But understanding what occurs between the fall of the first snowflake and the decisions that follow is more complex.   Inclement weather that arrives during the fall and winter months sets into motion a series of events…

February 4th, 2017 Environmental, News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News

American Legion oratorical scholarship contest at Vilseck High School

  The American Legion Post GR45 is proud to announce its High School Oratorical Scholarship Contest scheduled for Sun, Feb. 12, 2017 at Vilseck High School.   The oratorical contest is directed towards high school students — Freshmen through Seniors — from schools within the USAG Bavaria region with the…

December 14th, 2016 News, School News

Students own their message on World AIDS Day

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Using markers and linen canvas, students at Vilseck Youth Center created images and messages on World AIDS Day that challenge and reimagine the way society views the disease. The result: a quilt with a resounding message of compassion and acceptance.   Pitched and made possible by…

December 6th, 2016 News, School News

Scholarships for Military Children to open Dec. 13

  Defense Commissary Agency News Release   FORT LEE, Va. – This holiday season is full of the usual landmark dates, including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day. One other date in December, however, vies for importance for some military families: the Commissary’s opening of Scholarships for Military Children Program.…

December 6th, 2016 News, School News

ACES turns spotlight on education support professionals

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The Army Continuing Education System celebrates Education Support Professionals Day by recognizing three outstanding faculty members who support local education initiatives with administrative, counseling and testing services.   The celebration is part of the National Education Association’s 95th annual American Education Week, which ran from Nov.…

November 29th, 2016 News, School News

Students sow seeds and harvest knowledge in school gardens

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Autumn is a time of harvest, and student farmers from Netzaberg, Grafenwoehr and Vilseck Elementary Schools are doing just that in their school gardens.   In gardens filled with flowers, vegetables, fruits and herbs, students are discovering where food comes from and what it takes to grow…

November 17th, 2016 Environmental, News, School News