Schools & Youth
It was cakes, crumpets and lemon curd at Patch High School May 12, as two separate classes of Advanced Placement English celebrated a school-year’s worth of completed tests, finished essays and Shakespearian sonnets with a traditional “high tea” party. The annual event was hosted by PHS teacher Claire Dickmeyer.
Sixth-grader Sara Tingey recently absorbed three life lessons while
successfully completing her first-place science project at Robinson
Barracks Elementary/Middle School — that there’s strength in numbers,
looks can be deceiving, and making mistakes is part of the learning
The Educational and Developmental Intervention Services Program at the
U.S. Army Health Clinic Stuttgart provides early intervention services
for children under three years old and related services for school-aged
It takes a community to raise a child, according to educators and service members in the Stuttgart military community.
If you’re like many people, you’re petrified of public speaking.
Stephanie Nelson’s sixth-grade language arts students at Böblingen
Elementary/Middle School are not.
The students recently completed a unit on public speaking, and thanks
to Nelson’s extensive preparation, are now armed with the power to
persuade, motivate and inspire.
On March 11, the Robinson Barracks Elementary/Middle School cafeteria
bore a striking resemblance to the movie “Night at the Museum: Battle
of the Smithsonian.”
Within Department of Defense Dependents Schools, the mission of a
School Advisory Committee is to advise the principal on educational
matters, such as school policies affecting students and parents,
instructional programs and educational resources within the school,
pupil services and student standards of conduct and discipline.
SACs are comprised of parents of students enrolled in the school, full-time educators at the school and high school students.
The Stuttgart Piranhas swim team ended an impressive season with a
long-coveted divisional championship title, along with a weekend of
intense finishes at Champs, the individual championships for the
European Forces Swim League.
The English system of spelling is arguably one of the toughest to
learn: It’s fraught with ambiguities, irregularities, inconsistencies
and exceptions. It is, in a word, perplexing.
Depression in children and teens has become a serious concern nationwide.
Since the school shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999
— a massacre in which two students killed 12 students and a teacher,
injured 24 others, then committed suicide — school systems have
revamped school psychology programs to combat teen depression, bullying
Family Child Care providers, while operating their own home-based businesses, offer children of working parents a “home away from home.”
Opening an FCC home is a business opportunity that helps financially
empower military spouses while providing a much-needed service in U.S.
Army Garrison Stuttgart, said Deborah Mandrell, FCC director.
Excitedly offering up their thoughts about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, a third-grade Patch Elementary class watched as teacher Robin Tessereau wrote their narrative on the board — in German.
Teacher talk: Parents, teachers seek to fine-tune children’s educational experience during face-to-face conferences
Josh Guere and his wife, Kara, recently attended parent-teacher
conferences at Böeblingen Elementary/Middle School to gain insight into
how their two daughters are adjusting to school.