The inaugural Las Vegas Science Festival culminated with a Cashman Center expo day where thousands participated in hands-on activities.
The Clark County School District’s proposed budget reduction of $407 million will eliminate about 1,800 positions in the Las Vegas Valley, more than a thousand of which are teachers. In every case, it’s the new teachers who are the first to go. Principals districtwide expressed the same concern with the system, saying it’s not in the best interest of the kids.
The inaugural Las Vegas Science Festival was held this month and culminated with an expo day where kids participated in hands-on activities. The festival is expected to return next year because of the community’s great response.
Middle school students in North Las Vegas recently met at Mojave High School for workshops meant to keep them focused on succeeding in high school and preparing for college.
Nearly 400 volunteers constructed a new playground in six hours May 4 at the 100 Academy of Excellence, 2341 Comstock Drive. The state-of-the-art playground came as a result of the school teaming with nonprofit group KaBOOM! and Surgical Care Associates, which sent 300 volunteers to help.
As lawmakers strive to construct a budget for Nevada’s public schools through funding takeaways and givebacks, teachers with jobs and salaries at stake are bracing for the fallout.