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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...

The community can help ensure a safer environment for children and help reduce playground-related accidents by choosing age-appropriate playgrounds and reporting broken playground equipment. Photo by Lance Cpl. Jose D. Jujano

Playground rules keep children safe

CAMP HANSEN — “The U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has long recognized the potential hazards that exist with the use of playground...

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...

Health care insurance planning is critical 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...

Patty Carden, a guidance counselor at Ramstein High School in Germany, and senior Josh Wallworth discuss his transcript and his hopes to attend either Auburn University or the U.S. Air Force Academy. Department of Defense schools in Europe and the Pacific have stepped up training on transcript management after a review revealed numerous errors in students' records. (Photo by Jennifer H. Svan/Stars and Stripes)

DODDS emphasizes transcript accuracy after review uncovers several errors

KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany — A review of thousands of student transcripts at Defense Department schools has revealed numerous errors, underscoring an...

What we’re thankful for

Editor’s note: Students at The Sullivans School on Yokosuka Naval Base recently took the time to reflect on what they are thankful for. Here’s...

Prevention starts at home

If you are a parent on Okinawa, you may have sent your child to school recently wearing wacky socks or dressed in red from head to toe. While...

Johnnetta McSwain, author and life development coach, speaks to students at Kubasaki High School on October 26 about overcoming childhood sexual abuse and neglect to further her education. (DoDEA Photo by Kylie Rupe, Kubasaki High School Junior)

Will triumphs over all

Getting an education is something students often take for granted, but nearly 700 Kubasaki High School students may be singing a new tune after a...

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