When Jacquelyn Trujillo walked across a Henderson Pavilion stage Thursday to receive her diploma from Nevada Virtual Academy, her graduation cap hinted of the challenges she has faced.
Nate Mackinnon, vice chancellor for community colleges for the Nevada System of Higher Education, reported Thursday that 1,318 students remain eligible to receive scholarship money for the fall semester.
“Toadyism” fells Mischa Abad, 11, who recently finished fifth grade at Somerset Academy of Las Vegas’ Stephanie Campus, in second day of national competition in Washington, D.C.
Law enforcement and emergency responders from throughout the Las Vegas Valley participated in an “active shooter” drill Wednesday at Shadow Ridge High School to ensure they are prepared for a worst-case scenario.
Faith Lutheran CEO Steven Buuck oversees a 1,900-student school — and loves it.
Zhan Okuda-Lim has been fighting for education since he was a Valley High School freshman. Now the Ivy League educated scholar is back in his hometown, working for the Public Education Foundation.
Socks and shoes are among the things that could have blocked Jessica Lindley’s path toward college. For the 18-year-old Las Vegan, daily tasks such as putting on footwear require extra effort. Still, it could’ve been worse.
A Bonanza High School teacher who was arrested this month on a terrorism charge texted friend with threats of killing herself and others during a May 19 concert at a downtown Las Vegas bar, according to a Metropolitan Police Department arrest report.
Breanna Boppre joined her father onstage two years ago for his birthday. In celebration of the day, the father-daughter duo sang “Make it Last” — a rock ballad that had become their song over theyears she visited him in prison.
A threat to a high school graduation held at a northwest valley church was deemed not to be credible Thursday evening, Las Vegas police said Friday.