Desert Rose Adult High School and Career Center held a formal ceremony for the 2,600 adult education students who graduated during the past school year. The graduates included an 89-year-old man who said he once wrote jokes for comedian Bob Hope, a homeless teen and a Spanish-speaking homemaker who was embarrassed at having her children translate for her.
With more than 60,000 kids who used to be on a 12-month school schedule now out of class during the summer months for the first time, parents may be wondering what options they have. The Boys & Girls Clubs of Las Vegas and Henderson offer an inexpensive program to help keep kids occupied.
Eric Mason was sleeping under bridges six years ago. Last month he graduated from Nevada State College with a near perfect GPA and was given the Nevada Regents’ Scholar Award.
Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center hosted a program May 24 that allowed Las Vegas teens to experience the consequences of drinking and driving.
From the graveyard of anticipated budget cuts, electives are springing back to life for the Clark County School District. Bonanza High School is looking to restore photography, painting, Spanish and, mon dieu, French.