School bits – July 21, 2016


IMCOM-E PCS handbooks
Are you PCSing with school age children? Checkout the IMCOM-Europe PCS handbooks available online to help your family prepare for a smooth school transition to your new duty station. Find resources for both inbound and outbound European moves at europe.armymwr.com/europe/imcom-e-slo-list.


Early release announced
Parents are reminded, beginning in the 2016-17 school year, Wiesbaden community schools will implement a one-hour early release each Thursday to facilitate collaborative staff development time. The change is being implemented on a community-by-community basis across the Department of Defense Education Activity-Europe. For more information or questions, contact your student’s principal.


Kids summer programs
Wiesbaden Child, Youth and School Services offers a host of great trips, classes and activities during the summer months. There are also a 4H imAlone Workshop, Summer Camps and Clinics, and SKIESUnlimited classes. For details go to www.wiesbaden.armymwr.com. Children must be registered with CYSS to participate in the Summer Programs. To enroll your children in activities, make/ change/cancel hourly care reservations, make a payment, or reprint a receipt, please visit webtrac.mwr.army.mil/webtrac/wiesbadencyms.html.



Aukamm Elementary
New student orientation for Aukamm Elementary students is Aug. 19. The first day of school for grades 1 through 5 is Aug. 29 and first day of school for kindergarten is Sept. 6.


Hainerberg Elementary
New student and family orientation is Aug. 19 from 10 to 11 a.m. Class lists will be posted on the front door of the school Aug. 24. Kindergarten orientation is from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Aug. 26. The first day of school for grades 1 through 5 is Aug. 29.


Wiesbaden Middle School
New student orientation for WMS students is Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. The first day of school is Aug. 29. Summer office hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Wiesbaden High School
New student orientation for WHS students is Aug. 24. The first day of school is Aug. 29. Summer office hours are 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Back to school shopping
The Wiesbaden Community Spouses Club Thrift Shop will host a special back to school event July 23, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., featuring all your back to school needs including clothes, shoes, backpacks, folders, pens, pencils and more. For more information visit the website at www.wiesbadenspoucesclub.com/thrift_shop.