As reported by KLAS-TV, Andrea Jydstrup McKinney of West CTA has been named "Teacher of the Game."
The new high school graduation requirements as well as the 2014-15 Nevada High School Proficiency testing dates are available online. Click here to view the brochure.
The Las Vegas Sun girls basketball "Super Seven" team includes Paris Strawther and Kealy Brown of Liberty High School, Ariona Gill of Arbor View High School and Taylor Turney of Foothill High School.
Ray Smith of Valley High School, Troy Brown Jr. of Centennial High School, Jordan Davis of Canyon Springs High School and Colby Jackson of Clark High School are among the athletes named to the Las Vegas Sun “Super Seven” boys basketball team.
As part of their annual “Bag of Cheer” program, Las Vegas Hospitality Association (LVHA) members will donate toys, books, blankets, shoes and clothing to 300 students at Priest Elementary School today (Dec. 18) between 1 and 3:30 p.m. For more information, call Jackie Brett at (702) 460-1836.
Clark County Commissioners recognized Veterans Tribute Career & Technical Academy student Andrew Bodek on Dec. 16 for an outstanding act of holiday kindness. Bodek, who has had E.M.T. training, assisted a man who had been injured in an automobile accident Nov. 26. According to KTNV-TV, “The quick-thinking student's training kicked in and that made a scary situation for the family bearable.” According to KLAS-TV, Bodek plans to attend CSN after graduating from high... More
Every student at Sewell Elementary School will receive a toy on Friday, Dec. 19 at 9 a.m., courtesy of local residents Bob and Sandy Ellis. The students also will receive new shoes and socks. Principal Holli Ratliff said, “Mr. and Mrs. Ellis continue to do amazing things for our school, CCSD students and the community.” For more information, call the school at (702) 799-8940.
The City of Henderson invites families to take part in the Jingle Bell Run on Saturday, Dec. 20 at 9 a.m. The 5K and family fun walk takes place at Pecos Legacy Park, 150 Pecos Rd. in Henderson. Following the event, children will be able to visit with Santa at the park. For more information, visit cityofhenderson.com/parks or call (702) 267-4050.
Three former Mojave High School students will return to the school Dec. 19 to share their success stories. R&B artist Richard James Castro, music executive Julian Mitchell and Dominic Jordan of the Audibles will perform during a pair of assemblies at the school Friday morning. For more information, click here or call Assistant Principal Steve Slocum at (702) 799-0432, ext. 4206.
Title I HOPE is holding its annual stocking drive, seeking donations of items for children in grades K-5. Click here or call (702) 855-6682, ext. 4, for details. You can also learn more by reading a View article at http://www.reviewjournal.com/view/downtown/school-outreach-program-prepares-gift-filled-stockings.