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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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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: 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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School District Superintendent Skorkowsky: “Everything is awesome”

VIDEO: CCSD boss Pat Skorkowsy addresses state of Henderson schools – Clark County Superintendent Pat Skorkowsy addressed Henderson City Council March 18 regarding the condition of local schools and highlighting plans for the future. Skorkowsky expressed the need to expand daily hours for free kindergarten from two and a half hours, calling the current schedule “unacceptable”. The superintendent […]

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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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