Once known as vet techs, students at the College of Southern Nevada are now on a path to becoming veterinary nurses as CSN joins other institutions nationwide in a push to define and expand the profession. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Speakers react after CCSD meeting. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara gave an update about CCSD’s first day of school on Monday, August 12, 2019. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Students at Liberty High School in Henderson perform a haka dance before the first days of classes on August 12, 2019. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Shaquille O’Neal was in Las Vegas today at Zappos’ headquarters to participate in their “Shaq to School” event. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Touro University in Las Vegas, awarded 18 Holocaust survivors with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters on Monday, May 13, 2019. (Mat Luschek / Review-Journal)
Thousands of educators, parents and students gather to rally to secure additional education funding in front of the federal courthouse in Las Vegas, Saturday morning, April, 27, 2019. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Year after year, late or no-show buses in the Clark County School District draw the ire of parents and students alike. One year the problem even prompted a parent to crack a school bus window in frustration over a late drop-off. (Mat Luschek/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Ruiz family were awarded the Windsong Trust Scholarship for both their daughters to attend The Meadows school. (Rachel Aston/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @rookie__rae
The McCaw School of Mines simulated underground mine attraction has been welcoming field trips and other visitors since 1996. On April 30, they welcomed the 100,000th visitor. K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal
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Clark County Police Department Lt. Roberto Morales speaks on guns confiscated at schools yesterday, at the Clark County School District Administration Building in Las Vegas, Friday, March 2, 2018
Clark County Police Department Lt. Roberto Morales speaks on guns confiscated at schools yesterday, at the Clark County School District Administration Building in Las Vegas, Friday, March 2, 2018 (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Mack Middle School principal and teacher talk about HOPE2 funding that has created a “Turnaround Room” for students who are struggling to behave in their regular classroom.
Two students at different Clark County schools arrested for guns The first incident Thursday occurred at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas at 7:30 a.m., just before school started. A male student at the school had left a duffel bag unattended, according to school police. The second incident happened around 1:30 p.m. at Desert Rose High School in North Las Vegas. A 17-year-old female was in the bathroom showing off a 9 mm handgun, when another student reported it to the school administrators.
Dick’s Sporting Goods Ends Sale of Assault Weapons Florida
School Shooting The retailer announced the move in an open letter and an appearance by CEO Ed Stack on ‘Good Morning America.’ Ed Stack, (Good Morning America) Ed Stack, (Good Morning America) Dick’s is also ending the sale of high-capacity magazines and sales of guns to people under 21 years old. The company ended the sale of assault weapons at Dick’s-branded stores after the Newtown, Conn. school shooting
in 2012. However, they were still selling them at its 35 Field & Stream locations. Nikolas Cruz, 17, shot and killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida on Feb. 14.
A math teacher at West Career and Technical Academy in Las Vegas has been arrested on child sex charges. Renee Rine, 36, was booked Friday into the Clark County Detention Center. She is being held without bail. She also faces charges of first-degree attempted kidnapping and contact with a minor or mentally-ill person. Rine is the ninth school district employee arrested during the current school year.
Saturday’s Headlines: man tries to run over woman near Las Vegas school, two arrested trying to lure woman to prostitution over Snapchat, Walmart testing service letting people enter empty homes
It’s hard to believe now, but union leaders once praised the selection of Pat Skorkowsky as superintendent of the Clark County School District Superintendent. (Victor Joecks)
As the much-anticipated Clark County School District reorganization gets underway, parents are still unsure of what concrete change they’ll actually see. Jennifer Furman-Born, principal at McCaw STEAM Academy, talks about reorganization and what her school has done to move toward the school empowerment model. (Gabriella Benavidez/Las Vegas Review-Journal)