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SCHOOLS: WATCH D.O.G.S, the heroes of Lamping’s hallways

  EDUCATION: Dads volunteering at Lamping Elementary serve as role models while lending hands, eyes and ears for school security and operations – Five-Star school Frank Lamping Elementary, 2551 Summit Grove Drive, has long been considered one of the state’s top-performing elementary schools. Principal Robert Solomon attributes much of their success to a large base […]

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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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EDUCATION: Nevada State College receives accreditation commendations

EDUCATION: Nevada State College receives commendations after third-year accreditation review. – Nevada State College (NSC) President Bart Patterson announced three new commendations awarded to the college following a recent accreditation review. The announcement came at the annual State of the Campus address held Sept. 15 to an audience of community leaders, NSC supporters, students, faculty and […]

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EDUCATION: Local professionals mentor Nevada State College students

EDUCATION: Pilot program at Nevada State College pairs first-generation college students with volunteer professionals. Nevadans for the Common Good (NCG) and Nevada State College (NSC) have joined forces to offer an innovative mentoring program to support first generation college students. The slogan of the NCG mentoring program is, “Continuing on a path of success with […]

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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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City gets spring cleaning with Henderson Shines

LIVING: Pavilion hosts community cleanup and education day May 3 – The city of Henderson is hosting Henderson Shines on Saturday, May 3, an annual community cleanup and education day. Residents will have the opportunity to recycle, donate household items, have documents shredded, and dispose of hazardous household materials while learning about the importance of sustainability. […]

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Getting to the nuts and bolts of it: Robotics at Basic High School

Basic Robotics students make presentation to Brown Jr. High students Tronox sponsored a special presentation Jan. 28 by the Basic High School Robotics Team to the Brown Junior High School Robotics Club and eighth grade students, in order to promote participation and interest in both schools’ robotics programs. Mark Reed, Basic High School Robotics Team […]

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