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District to honor top new teachers of year

The Clark County School District will honor its top new teachers of the year at its next School Board meeting on Thursday .

The teachers are considered “new” because they’re in their first year of working full time in education. They are:

■ Special education teachers: Jem Heinz-Nelson of Adcock Elementary School and Larry Wuorio of Kelly Elementary School (tie).

■ Specialist: Elizabeth Klenk of Kitty Ward Elementary School.

■ Elementary school teacher for the primary grades: Anila Hylvio of Sewell Elementary School and Elizabeth Was of Jeffers Elementary School (tie).

■ Elementary school teacher for intermediate grades: Erica Scott of Carl Elementary School.

■ Middle school teacher: Tracy Gifford of Brinley Middle School.

■ High school teacher: Bethany Dixon of Las Vegas High School.

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