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Dr. Donato Cuadrado

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Mr. Michael Gould

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Ms. Helen Balilo
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2014-15 Wellness Policy  
Contituation Day 2014 Constitution Day & Citizenship Day/Week (September 15-19) This year will mark the 227th anniversary of the signing.  Read More... 

Mr Hubert assists a Biochemical Engineering
Student at Penn State University as he collects
data on Switch Grass as a possible feedstock
for ethanol production. Click to read more.

Superintendent, Mr. Gould's Welcome Back Message - SY 14/15

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STEM News : We are excited to share the West Point STEM Article is in the July Issue of STEM Magazine!

Students at West Point Elementary School, with the support of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, created podcasts. These podcats were researched and written by students reflecting their own interpretations of the subjects. You can find the podcasts on the Smithsonian website link below and changing the location filter to New York, or select from the individual links on this page.


Samuel Valentine Hunt
West Point and the Highlands 

Podcast by: Jack M. (m4v)


Alan Crane
Cadet Chapel, West Point 

Podcast by: Jack W. (m4v)


Winslow Homer
A Cadet Hop at West Point 

Podcast by: Bryce (m4v)


Ernest C. Peixotto
West Point 

Podcast by: Samuel (m4v)


Ernest C. Peixotto
West Point Revolutionary Relics 

Podcast by: Luke (m4v)


Olivia C. Starring
(Hudson River at West Point) 

Podcast by: Trinity (m4v)


Alonzo Chappel
Lee Surrendering to Grant at Appomattox 

Podcast by: Pekina (m4v)


Dr. Cuadrado has been named Assistant Superintendent for the New York/Virginia/Puerto Rico District. Click here to view the news release.


Superintendent, Mr. Gould and Principal Ms. Kacmarski presented on May 20, 2014 at Quantico Middle/High School on the topics related to the construction of Crossroads Elementary School. Mr. Gould spoke on the construction time line, the transition into the new building, transportation planning, as well as the 21st century methods and designs used in this process. - Click to view the presentation.

Note - Slides with images of floor plans have been removed for security requirement. For Questions regarding this presentation please contact the Superintendent's office at 703-630-7012.


STEM Professionals Inspire Students on Job Shadow Day
Feb. 14, 2014
by Andrew Revelos
South Potomac Pilot

Dahlgren Job Shadow Day Students from Dahlgren School escaped their classrooms but continued their studies as part of Job Shadow Day on Feb. 4, when they participated in demonstrations and experiments with two Dahlgren science, engineering, technology and math (STEM) professionals. Read More Here

Staff From the Quantico Naval & Navy Yard Health Clinics Present Dental Health Lessons at Russell ES
Feb. 21, 2014

Dental Health Presentation Russell ES

During the month of February John H Russell celebrated Dental Health Month. Staff from the Quantico Naval Health Clinics & Navy Yard Health Clinics taught the students how to keep their teeth healthy and clean. The dentists presented exciting grade level appropriate lessons which allowed the students to participate in their learning.

Ramey Students Join 15 Million Around the World to Particpate in Hour of Code

RameyHOC During December 9-15th, ninety percent of Ramey School students joined 15 million people from around the world in the Hour of Code. This STEM activity fostered collaboration and problem solving skills that are essential in 21st century learning and work environments.  A poster was created and shared by students at Ramey.

Accreditation of DoDEA Schools

DoDEA Accreditation Rigorous standards, student performance, and stakeholder feedback are the pillars of continuous improvement and accreditation. DoDEA schools are accredited by AdvancEd. -Read More...

DoDEA Releases Community Strategic Plan

Community Strategic Plan The CSP demonstrates DoDEA's enduring commitment to improve our efforts to educate and prepare military-connected children to excel in today's global environment. - Read More..

DoDEA Schools to Adopt Common Core State Standards
June 6, 2012

Adopting the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) will benefit DoDEA's highly mobile student population which moves frequently between public schools and DoDEA schools.

Read the DoDEA press release here.

21st Century Schools Facilities for 21st Century Learning

21st Century Schools

The Department of Defense is committed to ensuring that all children of military families are provided a world class education. Learn more...

School Report Cards - The Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) recently released web-based School Report Cards in an effort to provide more information on school performance and accountability - Read More




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Visit the DoDEA Attendance Website
to learn about the new system-wide
attendance policy for DoDEA students.

Stop Bullying Now!


CONUS Education Options
Assessment (CEOA)

The DoD has initiated a study, CEOA,
by the National Defense Research
Institute (RAND). This study will
consider the plausible range of options
for meeting the educational needs of
military dependents on the 15 installations
where CONUS DDESS operate. Read
more here.



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