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Resources for autism in Henderson help kids find their place

HEALTH: Recreational activities for kids on – and off – the autism spectrum – He’s not good with other kids. She doesn’t do well in group settings. He isn’t interested in team sports. She tends to be a loner. Whether your child falls somewhere on the autism spectrum, struggles with a behavioral disorder, or is […]

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Parenting in separation & divorce

LIVING: Stop fighting and start parenting to help children heal after divorce. – The top three parenting skills that predict children’s overall happiness, health and success are: 1. Love and affection 2. Stress Management 3. Positive Relationship Modeling These basic skills are essential for a child’s long-term psychological well-being.  Without these life lessons, children are very likely to develop […]

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CULTURE: McCaw attraction hits milestone

CULTURE: McCaw School of Mines welcomes 90,000th visitor -Gordon McCaw Elementary School’s McCaw School of Mines reached a milestone Mar. 2, when it welcomed its 90,000th visitor since its opening in 1996. The School of Mines, on the campus of Gordon McCaw Elementary School,  hosts 4th grade students from around the valley to give them […]

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LIVING: Full STEAM ahead!

LIBRARIES: Hands-on educational workshops promise to bring out the inner McGyver in participants. – Henderson Libraries is offering a series of free educational workshops geared toward students called STEAM, adding an A for ‘art’ to the acronym widely used in education, S (science), T (technology), E (engineering), and M (mathematics). The workshops, which will be offered […]

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EDUCATION: CCSD accepting sex ed surveys

EDUCATION: CCSD extends deadline for surveys to be submitted for sex ed curriculum change decisions. – The Clark County School District (CCSD) will be accepting surveys through December 11 on the topic of change to the sex education curriculum. The surveys are available online at www.ccsd.net/sexedsurvey. Parents of CCSD schoolchildren may submit one survey per student, and will […]

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STYLE: winter tween fashion

Favorite Things   Cloudy Between!     Mother, model, and actress – turned – fashion blogger Heather Davis helps us find just the right outfits for tween girls (those fun girls who are too old to be little girls anymore, but still too young to be real teenagers) with her blog Cloudy Between. I love this blog for inspiration on dressing tweens!  She provides quick visuals […]

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IN PHOTOS: Brown Robotics Club kickoff

SCHOOLS: Tronox sponsors local junior high school club kickoff with presentation by Basic High robotics team -Brown Junior High School celebrated its Robotics Club kick-Off with a special presentation by the Basic High School Robotics Team, Nov. 6 Local chemical manufacturing plant Tronox sponsored the event at the junior high school in which Basic students […]

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