JAPAN

Education

Photo Of MWR Meet the Author 2024

Yokosuka MWR Library shines spotlight on global youth: Teen author takes center stage

Military installations worldwide are bustling with activity as they celebrate the exceptional children and teenagers who accompany their parents from one duty station to another.

Photo Of Stars and Stripes Grad Tab 2024 flyer

Congratulate your 2024 graduate in Stripes Grad Tab

High school graduation is a special time, and Stars and Stripes is pleased to once again be putting together our annual Grad Tab, highlighting information on all of the Pacific DoDEA high schools and their graduating classes.

Photo Of UMGC logo

UMGC to hold commencement ceremony in Tokyo, April 6

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) will hold its Japan commencement ceremony at the New Sanno Hotel in Tokyo, on Saturday, April 6.

Photo Of Yokota Exchange Celebrates Month of the Military Child With Prizes, Events

Camp Zama Exchange celebrates Month of the Military Child with prizes, events

Throughout April, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is saluting America’s youngest heroes at Camp Zama with free events, activities and an exclusive sweepstakes during the Month of the Military Child.

Photo Of Leo Jones, a fourth grader at Arnn Elementary School, portrays Leonardo da Vinci during a living wax museum event inside the school at Sagamihara Family Housing Area, Japan, March 21, 2024.

Arnn Elementary students become changemakers for school project

With a bushy, gray wig and beard covering much of his face, Leo Jones resembled the picture of Leonardo Da Vinci on a display board behind him.

Photo Of

E.J. King students’ mural on display at Nagasaki art exhibit in April

E.J. King’s aspiring artists put brushes to canvas for a mural submission to an art exhibit in Nagasaki.

Photo Of Yokota Exchange Celebrates Month of the Military Child With Prizes, Events

Yokota Exchange celebrates Month of the Military Child with prizes, events

Throughout April, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is saluting America’s youngest heroes at Yokota with free events, activities and an exclusive sweepstakes during the Month of the Military Child.

Photo Of AAFES Month of the Military Child flyer

Misawa Exchange to host free in-store events Saturdays through May for Military Children

Military kids of all ages can enjoy free games and activities each Saturday in April at the Misawa Exchange in celebration of Month of the Military Child.

Photo Of

MOMC: Military children, tell us your story!

Hey, all you kids in the military community need to read this.

Photo Of

Save the date April 11: Month of the Military Child Proclamation Signing and Patch Reveal on Yokota AB

We are excited to once again be showcasing our Yokota Youth for the Month of the Military Child! Please keep your calendars open and join us on April 11th for the MOMC Proclamation Signing and Patch Reveal.

Photo Of

Cross Country: Another record down. What’s next for MC Perry senior Williams?

Now that Jane Williams is the Pacific record holder for track and field’s 3,200-meter run, the question is, how much faster can the Matthew C. Perry senior go?

Photo Of

Misawa Exchange celebrates Month of the Military Child with prizes, events 

Throughout April, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is saluting America’s youngest heroes at Misawa with free events, activities and an exclusive sweepstakes during the Month of the Military Child.

Photo Of Hannah with Special Agent Adrienne King and Lester Middle School’s video production teacher, Antiwon Tucker.

Lester Middle school student awarded Girl Scouts silver for cyberbullying project

Students in military families often move and rely on social media to stay in contact with friends.

Photo Of Members of the U.S. Navy Academy Glee Club performed for Sullivans Elementary School students March 11, 2024 at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.

U.S. Naval Academy Glee Club performs for Sullivans Elementary School students

Members of the U.S. Navy Academy Glee Club performed for Sullivans Elementary School students March 11, 2024 at Commander, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan.


The best stories from the Pacific, in your inbox

Sign up for our weekly newsletter of articles from Japan, Korea, Guam, and Okinawa with travel tips, restaurant reviews, recipes, community and event news, and more.

Sign Up Now