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You’ve probably seen Dino Derouineau’s artwork around town and never questioned who did it. His paints grace most of the middle and high schools in the Las Vegas Valley, and some elementary schools. Some of his work includes the bear mural at Brinley Middle School and the 40-foot-wide leopard mural at Burkholder Middle School.
When-children-are-present signs are becoming more popular all over the valley in school zones. But the Henderson, Metropolitan and Clark County School District police departments all had different answers for what the phrase actually means.
Buses pulled up to the school curb. Students stepped off, and many disappeared into the neighborhood instead of heading to class.
Orr Middle School Principal George Leavens isn’t surprised that only half his students tested at grade level in math and reading last school year. That’s not unusual for an urban school.
Think about 1993. What you were doing, where you lived. Richard Chavez and most of the rest of the incoming freshmen at UNLV weren’t even born yet. Sobering, huh?
Summer 2011 marked the first time in more than 20 years that every student in the Clark County School District enjoyed a true, classic, nearly three-month-long summer vacation. It all ends Monday with the start of a new school year.