“Kiss that pig!” shouts Mario Mendiaz, while hopping on the blacktop to see past hundreds of classmates outside North Las Vegas’ Scott Elementary School.
Second-graders at Thorpe Elementary School, 1650 Patrick Lane, recently performed “It’s a Small World,” a musical of sorts based on the popular ride at Disney theme parks. Teacher Susan Maddox usually directs four or five educational shows each school year.
Local students Ciera Cypert and Matt Soto recently spoke to a crowd of local philanthropists and business and government leaders about their experiences advocating for charitable causes at the Philanthropy Leaders Forum March 1.
UNLVino is planned from March 22-24 and is scheduled to kick off March 22 with the Bubble-Licious event at the Cleveland Cinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Stephen Nasser was 13 when the Nazis broke into his home and forced him and his family on a train to Auschwitz. He and four other Holocaust survivors told their stories to middle and high school students and their teachers Feb. 15 as part of the Holocaust Education Conference at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy.
A few years ago, Alan Holton transferred out of mechanical engineering at Purdue and into entertainment engineering at UNLV. Entertainment engineering was a then-new program that combines the rigor of engineering with the creativity of art.
Four of the 13 Board of Regents seats are open this election, and all but one incumbent is running for re-election.
The local School Board could undergo a face change this November. Four of the seven positions are up for grabs as a battle continues between Clark County School District officials and the teachers union over educators’ working terms.