School open houses
Aukamm and Hainerberg Elementary schools host open houses Sept. 4 from 4-5:30 p.m. Wiesbaden Middle School’s open house is Sept. 10 from 4-6 p.m. and Wiesbaden High School invites community members in for an open house on Sept. 12 from 5:30-7 p.m.

OU master’s classes
The University of Oklahoma offers Masters of Human Relations and International Relations. Classes are taught face to face or online by internationally recognized OU faculty. Call civ (0611) 705-5937 or email

Weekend University of Maryland classes
Registration is ongoing for University of Maryland University College weekend classes including BMGT 388G (effective business presentations) Sept. 21-22; LIBS 150 (introduction to research) Sept. 7 and online. Register at the Education Center (Building 1023E, Room 12) or call civ (0611) 705-5917.

Upcoming school holidays
Local Department of Defense Dependents Schools will be closed in observation of Labor Day Sept. 2, Columbus Day Oct. 14, Veterans Day Nov. 11 and Thanksgiving Nov. 28-29. Winter recess begins on Dec. 23 with school resuming on Jan. 6.

Back-to-school photos wanted
Get your photos published in the Herald Union. Wiesbaden military community members are invited to submit up to three 2013 back-to-school photos to by Sept. 3 for the chance to have their photos published in the newspaper and to win prizes. Photos should be candid (not staring at the camera or posed). All back-to-school-related photos are eligible.