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Schoolbits – February 14, 2013

Wiesbaden wins Academic Bowl Congratulations to the Wiesbaden High School’s…

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Georgiana Teohari-Vidican, piano teacher and accomplished pianist, instructs Brianna Brouse and sister Tori through a piece of music during a home lesson.

Hitting the notes: Acclaimed pianist assures musical success of Wiesbaden’s youths

Just as high-powered Romanian gymnastics coach Karolyi assured success to American gymnasts such as Mary Lou Retton in the 1980s, Georgiana Teohari-Vidican — a native of Romania — is assuring success to her American piano students in Wiesbaden.

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Photo by Wendy Brown
Owen Machuta, 10, demonstrates the Garage Band computer program he used to create the song that won the Boys and Girls Club of America Digital Arts Festival competition. Andrea Bethea, youth technical laboratory program associate for Child, Youth and School Services, helps Machuta. Photo left: Christopher Bispels’ award-winning digital photo illustration depicting the youth as a successful soccer player in the future.

Digital artists: Youths recognized in Boys and Girls Clubs of America competitions

Machuta, 10, would not have joined the club otherwise, and as a result he created an electronic song that won first place in the Boys and Girls Clubs of America Digital Arts Festival.

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Command Sgt. Maj. Gerald L. Tyce demonstrates how to do core exercises during 5th Signal Command’s Fit to Lead kickoff in the Wiesbaden Fitness Center.

Fit to Lead: 5th Signal Command launches health mentorship program

More than 400 Soldiers, civilians, local nationals and family members participated in 5th Signal Command’s Fit To Lead kick-off event at the Lucius D. Clay Kaserne Fitness Center.

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There’s no time like snow time

There’s no time like snow time

Wiesbaden military community youths have had plenty of time to enjoy getting out for some winter recreation with the temperatures remaining in the 20s and 30s.

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Schoolbits – January 31, 2013

School and education news and events for the Wiesbaden, Germany military community

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Teaching physics with a yo-yo

Teaching physics with a yo-yo

Dropped jaws and mile-wide smiles greeted Army dentist Dr. (Maj.) Kevin Parker at Hainerberg Elementary School Jan. 15.

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Busy 2013 flu season on the way

While the peak of the flu season hasn’t hit Europe yet, signs from the U.S. indicate it could be one of the worst in recent years. Learn more about what you can do to prevent the spread.

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