I can easily deem my junior year of high school as one of the most hectic times of my life. Many of my peers may be feeling the same pressure as we near our last year and will soon be forced to make decisions about our impending futures.
"Be 100 percent yourself. Don’t try to be anyone else." Those were the words of advice that Janasia Underwood, then a junior at Chesapeake's Western Branch High School and the 2018 South East Regional Military Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America promoted to her peers almost a year ago.
Lester Middle School eighth-grader Eddy Melendez, 14, represented all of the Department of Defense Education Activity at the National Geography Bee May 19-22 at the National Geographic Society Headquarters in Washington D.C.
Teachers from the Department of Defense Education Activity recently provided English language training to Japanese educators from around Okinawa who are preparing for a mandatory curriculum change in 2020 throughout Japan.
Upon first glance, a first-time observer might think this colorfully-dressed group of fully-grown adults are teaming up for a children’s contest to win prizes and candy, with huge smiles on their faces and laughter filling the ears.
Nile C. Kinnick’s boys and girls soccer team made school history some 1,000 miles apart on Friday afternoon at Yokosuka Naval Base and Kadena Air Base - with two wildly different outcomes in their respective Far East Division I soccer tournament finals.