Schoolbits – February 18, 2016

WCSC Scholarships
High school seniors and continuing education students are eligible to compete for the Wiesbaden Community Spouses’ Club Scholarships.
Applications can be downloaded at, and must be submitted by Feb. 27. A WCSC representative will be at the Wiesbaden Entertainment Center, Feb. 26, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., and Feb. 27, from 10 a.m. to noon, to answer questions and collect applications. In 2015, the WCSC awarded $56,340 to 15 high school seniors and 13 continuing education students in the community.

AAFES “Rewards of Caring” Essay Contest
Military students grades six through 12 with a 2.5 or higher grade-point average are eligible to compete in the worldwide Army and Air Force Exchange Service and Unilever “Rewards of Caring” essay contest.
Interested students can submit an essay in English of 500 words or less explaining their involvement in community service projects and why their community is important to them. Submissions accepted by mail, now through March 3. Four winners will each be awarded a $5,000 scholarship. Mail to: AAFES Rewards of Caring Scholarship Contest, P.O. Box 7837, Melville, NY 11775-7837.

WHS presents ‘The Little Mermaid’
Wiesbaden High School Drama presents the stage musical ‘The Little Mermaid’ opening Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the school auditorium. Experience the colorful tale of a little mermaid named Ariel who dreams of a life on land. Evening performances are scheduled Feb. 20, 25, 26, 27 and March 3, 4 and 5 at 7 p.m. Matinee performances are scheduled Feb. 21 and 28 at 2 p.m.
Tickets cost $10 for adults and $8 for high school students and children under 16. Tickets can be reserved online at To learn more about the play, see pages 12 and 13.

Dependent IDs
Wiesbaden students leaving campus during the school day must carry their Department of Defense dependent ID cards on- and off-campus with them. Guards will conduct checks periodically.