School bits – January 17, 2013

Valentine’s Bingo
Friends of the 66th Military Intelligence Brigade invite families to Valentine’s Bingo at the Hainerberg Elementary School Multipurpose Room Feb. 9. Sales starts at 4:30 p.m. with bingo from 5-8 p.m. Cost is $3 per card or $10 per four pack. Pizza and drink will be available for purchase.

Are you a high school student and not sure which test to take to prepare for college? Students should consult the College Handbook in the Guidance Office or go online to view the website at for the college or colleges being considered. All colleges and universities list the preferred test for that school in their catalog. If you are applying for an ROTC scholarship or an appointment to one of the service academies, you must take the SAT I by the end of your junior year. The next ACT test dates are March 8 and May 3. Upcoming SAT test dates are Jan. 26, May 4 and June 1. (Courtesy of Wiesbaden High School)

Teacher work day
There will be no school for students on Jan. 25 as it is a teacher work day in Wiesbaden-area Department of Defense Dependents Schools-Europe.

Need a tutor?
U.S. military families can get around-the-clock assistance from a professional tutor through The free service is funded by the Department of Defense Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation Library Program. (Courtesy of the Wiesbaden Middle School’s Wildcat Update)

Business scholarship
Studying, or planning to study, business? The Kaiserslautern American German Business Club invites people to apply for a €1,000 scholarship. Applicants must be studying business or a business-related course at the University of Kaiserslautern or be studying business-related courses at any accredited university and have a home residence within the area surrounded by Kaiserslautern, Pirmasens, Saarbruecken, Koblenz and Mainz. A 500 to 750-word essay is required about how the applicant plans to use his or her business studies to further German-American relations, a cover letter and brief outline on current course of study. Deadline to apply is March 1. Send the English-language documents in Word format to

University of Oklahoma
Enroll now for upcoming masters-level human relations courses starting in February. The University of Oklahoma offers masters of human relations and masters of international relations degrees. Courses are taught face-to-face by internationally recognized OU faculty. Each three-hour credit course is taught in a weeklong format (Tuesday to Sunday). Call mil 337-5937, civ (0611) 705-5937 or email for more information.

Central Texas College registration open
Central Texas College in Wiesbaden is offering courses in traditional classrooms in Criminal Justice, Automotive Mechanic/Technician, Early Childhood Professions and Hospitality Management Programs and their newest addition: the Legal Assistant Program. For more information contact the Wiesbaden field representative at civ (0611) 705-5561, mil 337-5561, civ (0611) 705-7928 or The office is located in the Education Center in Building 1023E on Clay Kaserne.