Local

August 8, 2014

There’s laughter, noise, as girls, boys begin new school year on post

Maranda Flynn and Gabrielle Kuholski
Staff Writers

Colonel Smith Middle School
 
CSMS-First-Day-of-School-1_2014.8
Colonel Smith Middle School bus riders are dropped off at their destination Wednesday as the first day of school begins. Students were introduced to a new bus route and schedule for the fresh academic year.
 
CSMS-First-Day-of-School-5_2014.8
LeeAnn Howell, Colonel Smith Middle School seventh grade teacher, welcomes students back to school on Wednesday. Before entering their assigned classrooms the entire seventh grade gathered together for teacher introductions and to go over their schedules.
 
CSMS-First-Day-of-School-2_2014.8
Brent DeRoest, Colonel Smith Middle School seventh grade teacher, directs traffic coming through the car pool lane Wednesday on the first day of school. DeRoest teaches social studies, which focuses on U.S. History.
 
CSMS-First-Day-of-School-3_2014.8
Colonel Smith Middle School’s Student Union area is busy again with students before classes begin for the new academic year. The Student Union serves the school as a multi-purpose area for assemblies, audio and visual presentations and the students’ favorite period of the day — lunch.
 
General Myer Elementary School
 
B2S2_20140806_Myer_Flynn
Lt. Col. Erich Spragg, commander, 309th Military Intelligence Battalion, “fist bumps” his son, James Michael, 10, as James heads off for his first day of school at General Myer Elementary School Wednesday. Military children may attend multiple schools by the time they reach high school, but the resiliency that comes with a military lifestyle prepares students for transition.
 
B2S4_201408_Myer_Flynn
Students lock up their bikes prior to the start of their first day at General Myer Elementary School Wednesday. Motorists should drive with caution and obey all speed limits, keeping in mind that children will be out and about on post now that school is back in session.
 
Colonel Johnston Elementary School
 
B2S6_20140806_Johnston_Flynn
Jorge Ortiz gives a farewell-hug to his son, Alejandro Delgado, 5, a kindergartner at Colonel Johnston Elementary School on the first day of school. While many children aren’t ready to let go of mom or dad’s hand, many parents have a hard time letting their children go on the first day of kindergarten as well.
 
B2S7_20140806_Johnston_Flynn
Fort Huachuca Colonel Johnston Elementary School kindergarten students march into school Wednesday on their first day of class for the 2014/2015 school year. After saying goodbye to their parents, anticipation and excitement kick in for these new school members.
 
B2S9_20140806_Johnston_Flynn
Colleen Wolfe, a kindergarten teacher at Colonel Johnston Elementary School, Fort Huachuca, teaches her new students the signs she will use when the class needs to quiet down.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez

CSA makes first visit here, highlights unique capabilities

Photos by Staff Sgt. Steve Cortez U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno speaks with 111th Military Intelligence Brigade leadership during his visit to Fort Huachuca, AZ, Dec. 9, 2014. Fort Huachuca leadership hosted Chief o...
 
 

Avoid becoming a DUI statistic over coming holidays

As Soldiers prepare for holiday block leave and Families plan their festive holiday gatherings, Army Substance Abuse Program personnel remind Soldiers, Civilians and the community that drunk or drugged driving can be a lethal combination with disastrous consequences, even death. In Arizona, if a person driving is impaired to the slightest degree, he or she...
 
 
City of Sierra Vista

Sierra Vista receives “Purple Heart City” designation

City of Sierra Vista Sierra Vista Mayor Rick Mueller, city officials, senior leaders from Fort Huachuca and members of the Military Order of the Purple Heart stand before the sign designating Sierra Vista a Purple Heart City. T...
 

 

Parking lots can be modern-day mazes

With the holidays fast approaching, parking lots tend to get more crowded as people jostle for spaces so they can mail cards and packages and do last-minute shopping for gifts, parties and holiday dinners. Many people find parking lots are among the most confusing places to drive, according to Anastasia Dean safety and occupational health...
 
 

Civilian of the Month

Debbie Short Civilian of the Month: Debbie Short Agency: Network Enterprise Technology Command Position and duties: Civilian workforce development specialist responsible for training, education and budgeting of the civilian development program How long at current assignment: 4 years, 7 months How long in government service: 30 years today Residence: Tucson Family: Son Joshua Short, 26...
 
 

ACS offers scholarships, resiliency training

AER provides scholarships Army Emergency Relief maintains two scholarship programs — the Spouse Education Assistance Program and the Maj. Gen. James Ursano Scholarship Program for dependent children. Both scholarships provide financial assistance for students who are pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Scholarship applications will be accepted from Jan. 2 to May 1 each year for...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin