Category Archives: School News


Young lives, big stories contest celebrates military youth

    April is Month of the Military Child.   Month of the Military Child activities and events reaffirm the Army’s commitment to ensuring excellence in schools, childcare and youth services as well as providing a strong supportive environment where children can thrive.   USAG Bavaria celebrates the Month of…

March 11th, 2018 News, School News

College and Career Night at Vilseck High School March 26

  VILSEK, Germany — Pinpointing the right college and associated financial assistance just got a lot less stressful for students and parents living in the USAG Bavaria community.   The first annual “Vilseck High School College and Career Night” will be held Mon, March 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.…

February 28th, 2018 News, School News

How Netzaberg Elementary shares holiday spirit

By Sonya Gates, Assistant Principal, Netzaberg Elementary School     GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — As part of Netzaberg Elementary School’s Kindness Challenge, NES students participated in spreading kindness and holiday cheer in several ways this season.     First, NES students partnered up with H.A.L.O.S., or Humanos Ayudando Los Oprimidos y Sufridos,…

December 21st, 2017 News, School News

Beaming lanterns, smiles at NES during annual lantern walk

By Sonja Foxworthy, teacher, Netzaberg Elementary School   GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Dozens of kindergarten and first grade students, along with their parents and school staff, participated in the 2nd Annual St. Martin’s Day Lantern Walk Nov. 2, 2017 at Netzaberg Elementary School.   One week before the event, NES students decorated their…

November 15th, 2017 News, School News

Teachers explore Hohenfels, delve into ‘The Box’

By Nickayla Myers-Garner, Hohenfels School Liaison Officer   HOHENFELS, Germany — On a blistery fall afternoon, U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria’s Hohenfels Public Affairs Specialist and Hohenfels history expert, Norbert Wittl, took an eager group of Hohenfels teachers to explore “The Box.”    USAG Bavaria’s Hohenfels Training Area is divided into…

November 15th, 2017 News, School News

Detecting lead at USAG Bavaria: A Community member’s reference guide

  BAVARIA — Recent problems with lead at Army housing in the U.S. renewed interest and procedures for testing for lead in water and paint here at U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria.   An article posted by Reuters Aug. 16, 2018, noted the incidence of elevated blood lead levels in children…

October 10th, 2017 Commander Talk, Environmental, Health & Lifestyle, News, Safety & Security Bytes, School News

DoDEA schools job fair recruits, assists applicants

GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — A standing-room only crowd attended a job fair hosted by DoDEA Sept. 14 at Grafenwoehr Elementary School.   The job fair aimed to encourage and assist applicants in applying to vacant positions at schools on all four of USAG Bavaria’s installations at Grafenwoehr, Vilseck, Hohenfels and Garmisch.…

September 19th, 2017 School News

EFMP to host 2 free special needs workshops at Graf, Hohenfels

  GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — The USAG Bavaria Exceptional Family Member Program, or EFMP, hosts two days of free special needs workshops in Hohenfels and Tower Barracks in Grafenwoehr.   The workshops will be presented by Specialized Training of Military Parents known as S.T.O.M.P., an organization that provides special needs related…

September 12th, 2017 Health & Lifestyle, School News

Hohenfels youth earn regional, national photo contest

  HOHENFELS, Germany — Several youth from the Hohenfels area recently placed in a national contest aimed at developing youth photography skills.   Each year the Hohenfels Boys & Girls Clubs of America, or BGCA, celebrate the accomplishments of club youth as they learn the art and science of photography.…

August 25th, 2017 News, 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