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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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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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KIDS: Tronox donates $5K to robotics team

SCIENCE: Local manufacturing plant sponsors Basic High School team for third consecutive year – Tronox, a Henderson manufacturing plant, donated $5,000 to benefit the Basic High School Robotics Team, Oct. 21. This is the third year they will be serving as the team’s primary sponsor. The Basic team, a longstanding club at Basic High School, […]

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NEWS: Mannion Middle School in brief lockdown

SCHOOLS: Safety measure Wednesday morning prompted by reports of man acting suspiciously outside school grounds -Mannion Middle School was placed in lockdown early this morning (Wednesday) in response to a man acting suspiciously near school grounds, according to Clark County School District officials. The lockdown of the school, located at the intersection of Greenway Road […]

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Home Game – Hendersonopoly sells for $5 to benefit literacy program

EDUCATION: Local teacher uses board game based on Monopoly to help save literacy program — When Newton Elementary teacher Melinda Dean learned that recent budget cuts would stymie her school’s remedial literacy program, she initiated a creative solution to sustain the curriculum: a Hendersonopoly fundraiser. Styled after Monopoly, Parker Brothers’ timeless board game, Hendersonopoly is played […]

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SCHOOLS: Chamber hosts school Super Skorkowsky for Sept. 9 breakfast

CHAMBER: Clark County School District superintendent to introduce ‘Pledge of Achievement’ – Pat Skorkowsky, superintendent of the Clark County School District, will be the guest speaker during the Henderson Chamber of Commerce’s network breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9. The event will take place at Sunset Station’s Sunset Room, 1301 W. Sunset […]

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SCHOOLS: GVHS welcomes honored science teacher to staff

KIDS: Jolie Glaser selected as Teaching Fellow by Knowles Science Teaching Foundation -Green Valley High School will welcome science teacher Jolie Glaser to it’s staff for the 2014-15 school year. Glaser was one of 32 colleagues recently selected for a teaching fellowship through a rigorous process by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation. Only one in […]

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SCHOOLS: Kesterson Elementary students reach second level in national recycling program

KIDS: School earns money through participation in TerraCycle/Capri Sun® Contest – Lorna Kesterson Elementary School students earn money and prizes for their school just by collecting and recycling the drink pouches they use at home and in the lunchroom. Kesterson Elementary students have just reached the second level of TerraCycle and Capri Sun’s Drink Pouch […]

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Coronado student receives national music honor

ARTS: Ryan Everson named Fennel Scholar, receives full scholarship to Michigan arts camp – Ryan Everson of Henderson has been named one of only nine Fennell Scholars and will receive a full scholarship to attend Interlochen Arts Camp, the world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring young musicians. Fennell scholars are selected from among the […]

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