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Teacher of the Month: Be an example

Earth science teacher Megan Krier leaves her classroom once a day to meet with Western High School’s student council in a back room that serves as a graveyard for canceled programs.

Students with diverse backgrounds land Las Vegas Business Academy scholarships

Tasha Schwikert and Matt Sheahan each recently won a lucrative $75,000 scholarship from the Las Vegas Business Academy, a nonprofit organization founded by businessman Rino Armeni to graduate students pursuing business, hotel administration and law degrees who are “tuition challenged.”

Body piercing sparks health probe at Spring Valley High School

Reports of students possibly body piercing themselves with non-sterile needles at Spring Valley High School have spurred a health investigation, according a message that Principal Bob Gerye sent to parents Wednesday.

Green Valley High grad named Rhodes Scholar

A Smith College senior from Southern Nevada says she feels “overwhelmed” after becoming the first Rhodes Scholar from the United States in the 143-year history of the prestigious women’s school in Northampton, Mass.

New ethics complaints filed against two Clark County School Board members

Mere minutes after two Clark County School District officials reached an agreement on Wednesday with the Nevada Commission on Ethics over violations of state law, similar complaints were lodged against two other Clark County School Board members.

DRI Nevada Medal goes to Genghis Khan tomb seeker

Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin, the principal investigator of an effort to locate the tomb of Genghis Khan, has won the Desert Research Institute’s 2014 Nevada Medal.

CSN opens workforce development center

A center that will provide resources to businesses opened its doors on Wednesday at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus.

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