Education Notebook, June 12-18, 2014


AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS STUDENTS UNVEIL YEAR-LONG VIDEO PROJECTS

More than 100 After-School All-Stars Las Vegas students from six at-risk elementary and middle schools participated with their families in the annual Media All-Stars Banquet at the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St., May 28.

It celebrated student achievements, recognized community supporters and showcased “What’s Cool After School” videos, created by student members of the Media-All Stars program.

PARALYMPIC SPORTS CLUB LAS VEGAS PLANS ACTIVITIES

The Paralympic Sports Club Las Vegas plans to host sports activities for children through grade 12 with physical disabilities.

Wheelchair basketball is planned from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Minker Sports Complex, 275 N. Mojave Road. Swimming is planned from 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays at Municipal Pool, 431 E. Bonanza Road.

Project Dirt is planned for ages 18 or older July 19-20. Individuals with a developmental disability will participate in overnight tent camps that include arts and crafts, fishing and hiking. The cost is $25. Participants are asked to bring a sleeping bag and a toothbrush.

For more information, contact Jonathon Foster at 702-229-4796 or email jfoster@lasvegasnevada.gov.

ALL 4 KIDS TO BE OFFERED AT CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY CENTER

The program All 4 Kids: Healthy, Happy, Active, Fit is being offered by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension for children 3 to 5 through Aug. 18 at the Cambridge Community Center, 3930 Cambridge St.

The program encourages children and their parents to be healthy, active and fit by providing interactive experiences that promote healthful habits.

The program is free and is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Space is limited, and classes are taught in English and Spanish.

To sign up, call 702-948-5942 or email all_for_kids@unce.unr.edu.

 

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