GRAFENWOEHR, Germany - The European Parent Teacher Association hosted the 37th annual EPTA Regional Spelling Bee Feb. 23 at Ramstein Elementary School on Ramstein Air Base. The event featured 25 local spelling bee champions in grades 3-8 from Department of Defense Education Activity - Europe schools in Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
RAMSTEIN, Germany - It started with the word "barley" and 25 eager students. It ended more than three hours - and some 31 anxiety-filled rounds - later, with one student left standing waving his fists in the air.
UPDATE, Feb. 4: Below is the banner awarded to RBES, Feb. 1. National PTA has recognized Robinson Barracks Elementary School and RBES PTSA as a 2018-2020 School of Excellence for their commitment to building an inclusive and welcoming school community where all families contribute to enriching the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
SEMBACH, GERMANY - August 13, 2018 - The National Parent Teacher Association announced that five Department of Defense Education Activity Europe schools have been named a 2018-2020 National PTA School of Excellence. National PTA's School of Excellence program supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools that work to improve the educational experience and school environment for every child.
ALEXANDRIA, VA - May 31, 2018 - Ramstein Intermediate School fifth-grader Jonnen Messer represented the European PTA and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) this week in Washington, D.C. at the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The Scripps National Spelling Bee, administered on a not-for-profit basis by The E.W.
ALEXANDRIA, VA - May 30, 2017 - Naples Middle High School 8th grader Ryan Rayos will represent the European PTA and the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) in the 2017 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland May 31 to June 1.
After 38 grueling rounds and more than four hours on stage, Ramstein Intermediate School 5th-grader Jonnen Messer won the 35th annual European PTA Spelling Bee, with the word "stalactite." His final-round opponent Ramstein Middle School 7th-grader Ramon Padua Jr., fell on the word "trillado."
Blue skies and bright sunshine were not the only things people celebrated this past weekend. On Saturday, at the 59 th Annual European Parent Teacher Association (EPTA) Convention held at the Edelweiss Lodge in Garmisch, Germany, the EPTA honored the Patch Elementary School (PES) PTA with two awards.
With 'Devonian,' Naples student advances to national spelling bee RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany - Elementary and middle school students from Department of Defense Education Activity Schools participated in the 35th annual European PTA Spelling Bee on Saturday. Thirty-one students, all from different schools across Europe, met at Ramstein Elementary School in Germany to test their spelling skills against each other.
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Grafenwoehr Elementary School and Grafenwoehr Elementary School PTA recognized nationally as a School of Excellence | Stripes Europe
Grafenwöhr, Germany, (September 1, 2016) - National PTA® has once again recognized Grafenwoehr Elementary School and the Grafenwoehr Elementary School PTA® as a National PTA School of Excellence for their achievement in building effective family-school partnerships. Research shows that when families and schools work together, student achievement increases, schools improve and communities grow stronger.
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany - Participants in the European PTA Spelling Bee on Saturday displayed the kind of confidence and composure that would have put most adults to shame. In fact, they were so cool they probably could have bluffed the world's best poker player. Even those who flubbed a word didn't miss a beat.
Grafenwoehr Elementary named School of Excellence