School bits – week of September 13, 2012

High school open house

Wiesbaden High School holds its open house from 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 13. Principal Sharon O’Donnell also reminds parents to tune into AFN Wiesbaden, FM 98.7, for school closure information on inclement weather days.

Kaiserslautern College Night

The annual U.S. Army Garrison Kaiserslautern and Ramstein High School College and University Information Night will be held Oct. 4 from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Kaiserslautern Special Events Center. Learn about more than 100 accredited colleges and universities with representatives from the United States and across Europe. The center is located in Building 237 on Rhine Ordnance Barracks. Call civ (0631) 3406 4123 for more information.

University of Maryland registration

University of Maryland University College Europe holds registration for its fall classes. Registration for online courses is available through Sept. 16 with classes starting Sept. 17. Registration for both online and on-site Session 2 classes starting Oct. 22 is also available. Field study courses in Cambridge, England, and Dublin, Ireland start Oct. 13 and registration is ongoing through Sept. 30. For more information visit UMUC at the Wiesbaden Education Center, or call mil 370-6762 or civ (06221) 3780.

Free/reduced lunches

Families may be eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches based on size and income. Pick up an application at your child’s school or check with Parent Central Services at civ (0611) 705-7928.

Graduation requirements

The Department of Defense Education Activity is seeking parental input for high school graduation requirements through Sept. 30. Visit

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)

University of Phoenix

Reserve your seat today for Master of Business Administration courses starting Sept. 27. The University of Phoenix offers accelerated programs that can be completed in 18-24 months taught by local faculty. Classes meet one night per week. Call mil 337-5940, civ (0611) 705-5940 or email for more information.

EDIS can help

Educational and Developmental Intervention Services offers developmental screenings for infants and toddlers, evaluations to determine eligibility for ongoing services and ongoing services to help infants and toddlers meet their developmental milestones. Call civ (0611) 705-6662 or mil 337-6662.