SIERRA ESPINOSA INTERVIEWED STUDENTS AT GREEN VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL:
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Joshua Hager, science department chairman at the Las Vegas Academy, achieved the goal that many students strive to achieve, admission to Harvard University.
As the clock hit midnight, friends and families gathered around the track at Centennial High School in May as part of the Relay for Life Luminaria Ceremony.
In its 13th year, the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s R-Jeneration program has given aspiring student writers, photographers, artists and videographers the opportunity to learn journalism skills.
Traveling to a country with strong ancestral ties can evoke a wide variety of emotions. But when going with people who share those sentiments, the trip can turn into a life-changing, unifying adventure. This unity characterizes 21-year-old Jesse Frankel’s experience in Israel.
Shortly before an 800-meter race in Huntington Beach, Calif., Silverado High School distance runner Jon Aman sits quietly, off in his own mind, not worrying about what’s going on around him. Then a local runner interrupts him, asking about his personal best for the 800.
Editor’s note: The following is an email to writer Heidi Knapp Rinella and assistant features editor Lindsey Losnedahl from a former student of R-Jeneration.
Briceyda Lopez interviewed students at Las Vegas Academy.
Sarah Dixon took in the warm, damp air as she walked down the dirt road. The women of the village offered her fried tarantulas in a basket, and local children happily snacked on the delicacies. Dixon, however, recoiled with fear and awe.
The sound of the end-of-day school bell symbolizes freedom from classes for most students.