After teaching special education students at Legacy High School on Thursdays, Chad Bandiera stayed to coach football or track, depending on the season.
He drove to his Paradise home and maybe had time for a nap before putting on a black suit and going to work.
Bandiera is a bouncer at Tao Nightclub at The Venetian from Thursday through Saturday.
Nevadans know unemployment better than anyone else. Youngsters here are getting used to it, too. The unemployment rate of Nevadans ages 16 to 19 is 34.5 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, second behind Georgia. Charles Nguyen, Jaime Estepa and Shane Haddad, all 17-year-old valley residents, are finding out firsthand how tough it is.
Elementary school teachers from around the Las Vegas Valley met at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas this month to reinforce their science smarts with the help of high school teachers.
In chess, each move brings with it consequences that may help or hurt you. Shawn Smith, assistant principal at the 100 Academy of Excellence, is trying to get kids to apply that to life. Smith runs the mentor program for the 100 Black Men of Las Vegas, a nonprofit group that supports young people, male and female, of all ethnicities.
Gifted and Talented Education students at Hoggard Elementary School spent the past two years creating a museum in an unused classroom. It is home to nine exhibits featuring rocks, fossils, the Las Vegas Wash, Mark Twain, antiques, Native Americans, Hoover Dam, mining and the Nevada Test Site.