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Equipment donation could help spark a renaissance in Rancho High sports  Las Vegas Sun

Rancho, which opened in 1954 and is one of Southern Nevada's oldest high schools, was a contender in many sports through the mid-1990s. Championship ...



Rancho High’s earliest grads to unite despite dueling claims  Las Vegas Review-Journal

On Oct. 12-13, members of Rancho High School's Class of 1958 will gather for their 60th reunion. They're inviting members of Rancho's classes of 1957 and ...



Former students recall North Las Vegas high school race riots  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Stan Armstrong stood in front of students at Rancho High School on Thursday afternoon, recounting his participation in race riots on campus a half-century ago.



Nevada’s ‘Shining Star’ schools struggle to keep luster amid funding cuts  Las Vegas Review-Journal

At the height of Rancho High School's academic success, Principal James Kuzma had to cut over $1 million from the school's budget. Nearly half of that was ...



Pepper spray used after food fight at Las Vegas high school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

School police used pepper spray to break up a food fight that turned physical at a northeast Las Vegas Valley high school Thursday afternoon.



Former Nevada first lady brags about Rancho High School  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former first lady Sandy Miller may not have been a cheerleader when she graduated from Rancho High School's Class of 1967, but she cheers for it now.



Rancho HS, Allegiant Airlines Tackle Pilot Shortage  KNPR

In the next 20 years, the world will be facing a pilot shortage. In North America alone, we'll need more than 200,000 pilots in the skies. Internationally, that ...



Teen arrested for threatening school shooting at Rancho High in North Las Vegas  FOX5 Las Vegas

A 16-year-old boy was arrested for threatening a shooting at Rancho High School in North Las Vegas Wednesday, according to CCSD Police.



Movie Producer Brings Theater, Activism To North Las Vegas  KNPR

In 1968, a young Moctesuma Esparza helped lead Hispanic students protest against bigotry in East Los Angeles schools. A half-century later he's working to ...



North Las Vegas police search for gunman who killed security guard  Las Vegas Review-Journal

W​ednesday morning's rainstorm washed away any forensic evidence that may have been left behind at the scene of a shooting at a construction site in a new ...



Court hears appeal of ex-Las Vegas teacher’s kidnapping conviction  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Nevada Supreme Court heard arguments Monday in the appeal of a former Clark County teacher whose sexual relationship with a student led to a ...



Rancho High gets top honor for developing Latino leaders  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Rancho High School honored as best in the nation for “fostering future Latino community leaders” by the National Hispanic Institute.



North Las Vegas student defies homelessness, earns scholarship  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sebastian Crawford, 17, a senior at Rancho High School in North Las Vegas, recently became the only student in Nevada and one of just 106 nationally to earn ...



Castro meets with Nevada Latino leaders days before 2020 bid announcement  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro met with Nevada Democrats and leaders of the Latino community in Las Vegas on Tuesday, days ...



Aviation history lands at Rancho High School  KLAS-TV

LAS VEGAS - A replica Wright brothers airplane rolled into it's new home at Rancho High School Monday giving aviation students a unique opportunity to work ...



Documentary examines Rancho High School race riots during civil rights era  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Racial riots became so prevalent at Rancho High School during the late 1960s and early 1970s that the National Guard was called in.



Castro meets with Nevada Latino leaders ahead of 2020 bid  The Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro met with Nevada Democrats and leaders of the Latino community in Las Vegas ...



Former Rancho High teacher sentenced for kidnapping, sexual conduct with student  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A former Rancho High School teacher was sentenced Tuesday to between six and 15 years in prison after he was convicted in March of kidnapping and sexual ...



Options for pumpkin recycling in Las Vegas  KTNV Las Vegas

Now that Halloween is over, there will be a pumpkin recycling event at the Silverton hotel-casino parking lot Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.. The event is free and ...



CCSD police arrest student with gun at Centennial High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

Clark County School District police are investigating after a gun was found at a high school campus Wednesday morning.



Las Vegas Academy teacher will get training at NASA facility  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Minnick-Trujillo, a physics teacher and robotics coach at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts, is one of three Clark County School District teachers selected by the ...



CCSD looks to end gun problems on campus  FOX5 Las Vegas

Less than 24 hours after a Canyon Springs High School student was shot and killed on school grounds, CCSD police dealt with another gun problem down the ...



Las Vegas-based helicopter company hosts tour for Rancho High School aviation students  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The people behind Maverick Aviation Group, a local helicopter company, believe they have met the future of the industry — students from Rancho High School's ...



Founder: New North Las Vegas theater part of bigger mission  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Moctesuma Esparza grew up in East L.A. in the 1950s — a sometimes-hostile era of limited opportunity for minorities, hesaid.



Nevada Election Live Blog — Hours after polls close, voting ends  Las Vegas Review-Journal

High turnout, long lines and a reduced number of polling places left some Clark County voters in line hours after polls closed. But Clark County Registrar of ...



Horsford’s chief of staff has long history in Nevada politics  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Raised in Las Vegas, Asha Jones has been a leader since she was a teen, when she petitioned Rancho High School to incorporate more black history into its ...



Hikers report seeing missing Las Vegas man in Colorado days ago  Las Vegas Review-Journal

After more than two days of searching in deep snow, officials have heard from hikers about where a missing Las Vegas man was last seen in the Rocky ...



Las Vegas wins Southern Nevada title amid coaches’ disdain  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas' boys soccer team beat Coronado 3-0 at Rancho to win the Southern Nevada Championship, but neither coach was happy to be playing Monday.



Cameron Named As 2018 MVHS Homecoming Grand Marshall  mvprogress

By CHARLENE PAUL. Moapa Valley Progress. Dr. Gary Cameron served as principal of MVHS from 1977 to 1993. This week is the Moapa Valley High School ...



Nellis ceremony honors Nevadans listed as MIA, ex-prisoners of war  Las Vegas Review-Journal

One by one, members of the Rancho High School color guard placed a red rose onto a white and blue wreath on Friday at Nellis Air Force Base — each ...



CCSD records detail dozens of complaints about Trustee Kevin Child  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A female employee in the Clark County School District was so fearful of Trustee Kevin Child that she wrote to officials she would “often look in my mirror to see if ...



CES 2019: Las Vegas high school students pitch business ideas  Las Vegas Review-Journal

At the last day of CES 2019, several high school students from the Clark County School District pitched business ideas among some of the most innovative ...



Las Vegas High School Has A Proud History Of Political Involvement  NPR

Hillary Clinton brought her presidential campaign to Rancho High School in Las Vegas this week. It's a school full of DREAMers with big plans for the future, and ...



Boy, 9, caught 'showing off' gun at west valley school  FOX5 Las Vegas

Clark County School District police said a 9-year-old boy was caught with a gun at his school Wednesday morning.



Police: Las Vegas kidnap suspect threatened violence if victim talked  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Antwon Perkins, a former corrections officer accused in at least two abduction and sexual assault cases involving minors, threatened to kill his most recent ...



Keurig Dr Pepper and Good Sports Announce Winners of Let's Play High School Equipment Makeover Contest  PR Newswire

PLANO, Texas and BOSTON, Oct. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Keurig Dr Pepper (NYSE: KDP) and Good Sports, a nonprofit that provides donations of athletic ...



Meet the Raising The Bar Advisory Board  KTNV Las Vegas

Members of the Raising The Bar Advisory Board. The purpose of the board is to advise 13 Action News on issues revolving around education in Southern ...



Project 150 Feeding Thousands in Need During Holiday Season  Nevada Business Magazine

To help ensure families in need don't go hungry, Project 150 will distribute meal boxes to help feed around 16,000 people in Southern Nevada during the ...



Rams right baseball record, Rancho High's reputation  Las Vegas Sun

Three years ago, Rancho High School baseball coach Tom Pletsch was picking up pieces of broken beer bottles to clear a place for his team to practice.



Clark County School District’s graduation schedule for 2018  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School District has released its schedule of 2018 high school graduations. Graduations began on Wednesday and run through June 1.



Remembering Las Vegas' original all-star basketball squad  Las Vegas Sun

Las Vegas-area high school basketball players would check the mail every day in March for their invitation. Al La Rocque summoned only 25 players to try out ...



Over 12 Clark County schools get gifts from Henderson philanthropists  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Bob and Sandy Ellis added Matt Kelly Elementary School in Las Vegas to the growing list of schools that they support with cash donations to principals and ...



Weighted-funding law helps some schools avoid staff cuts  Las Vegas Review-Journal

This is the story of two east valley high schools, both of which weathered the most recent budget cuts ordered by the Clark County School District and came out ...



CCSD Trustee Child claims rival changed name for election advantage  Las Vegas Review-Journal

He accuses Irene Cepeda, one of three candidates challenging him for his seat, of changing her name from Zepeda to gain an alphabetical advantage on the ...



Las Vegas nonprofit, volunteers race to distribute 2,000 holiday meals  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Volunteers with the Las Vegas-based nonprofit Project 150 on Wednesday began preparing 2000 holiday meal boxes for students in need for distribution this ...



CCSD Trustee Kevin Child accused of creating new stir  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Even as new Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara reviews his predecessor's policy banning Trustee Kevin Child from schools and most other ...



Dozens apply for 3 vacancies in Nevada Legislature  Las Vegas Review-Journal

More than three dozen people have thrown their respective hats into the ring for the opportunity to fill a trio of vacancies in the Nevada Legislature.



Searchers look for Las Vegas man reported missing in Colorado  Las Vegas Review-Journal

As rescue teams searched for a second day through deep snow and in high winds, the mother of a 20-year-old hiker from Las Vegas expressed confidence that ...



Clark County School District, teachers reach 3-year deal  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School District and the teachers union have reached a three-year agreement, ending a lengthy and contentious battle that led to arbitration ...



Former Rancho teacher found guilty of kidnapping, sex with student  Las Vegas Review-Journal

After jurors found a former Rancho High School teacher guilty of kidnapping and sexual conduct with a student, his attorney called for changing a Nevada law ...



Myasthenia gravis resources are rare, Las Vegas patient finds  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Myasthenia gravis patient Aarash Taghdir of Las Vegas couldn't find a doctor who recognized or specialized in the rare disease. As a result, he suffered eight ...



Clark County School Board extends search for superintendent  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School Board on Wednesday night agreed to extend the superintendent search process because none of the four finalists put forward by a ...



Heads up! Pumpkins get pitched in Las Vegas to promote recycling  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Valley residents got a chance to launch their Halloween pumpkins into the air rather than tossing them into the garbage at the annual ...



Officials blame high turnout for delay in Nevada election results  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Four hours after polls closed in Nevada, Clark County voters had no idea who would win races up and down the ballot. Amid a record turnout on Election Day, ...



Project 150 Set to Award Most Scholarship Money in Nonprofit's History  Nevada Business Magazine

Project 150 plans to award more than $87000 in scholarship money to disadvantaged students at this week's annual scholarship luncheon event.



High School Science Teachers Named Airborne Astronomy Ambassadors – Will Fly on NASA's SOFIA Aircraft  SETI Institute

A professional development opportunity for high school science teachers designed to improve science teaching and learning and increase student STEM ...



Clark High School team wins Nevada Science Bowl  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County public school students swept the top spots at a regional science competition, and a team from Clark High School will represent the area at ...



Student arrested over threats against Las Vegas middle school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A student was arrested Friday after allegedly issuing a threat aimed at Cadwallader Middle School, Clark County School District officials announced Friday ...



Last day to register for CCSD summer is near  KTNV Las Vegas

The final day to register for Clark County School District's (CCSD) second summer school session is June 30, from 7:30 a.m.-noon.



Live: Democrats win Nevada Senate, governor's races  Las Vegas Sun

Minutes after winning the Nevada Senate race against Republican incumbent Dean Heller, Democrat Jacky Rosen addressed her supporters at Caesars Palace ...



Las Vegas’ east valley schools receiving Zoom School Program’s focus  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Classes begin for the 2016-17 Clark County School Year on Aug. 29, and returning students will find a few changes, particularly in the east valley, the area most ...



Recruiting Game: Rancho’s Gianna Carosone’s scholarship came at a cost  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The college scholarship has become the dream for many high school athletes. Rancho High softball player Gianna Carosone and her family may have the ...



Pilot numbers increasing in Nevada, but declining nationwide  Las Vegas Review-Journal

An aerial view of the Las Vegas Strip emerged just past the control sticks and a dashboard of buttons. Peter Forman, a former pilot and volunteer at the ...



Blueprint for Evolution: Economic Development in North Las Vegas  Nevada Business Magazine

Through innovative programs, North Las Vegas is creating opportunities for investors, developers and residents who want to locate in Southern Nevada.



UNLV student killed in plane crash honored at North Las Vegas vigil  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Loved ones gathered Friday night at a North Las Vegas park to remember a UNLV student killed in a plane crash in a Phoenix suburb this week.



Religious protesters escorted off Spring Valley High School property  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Two religious protesters were escorted off Spring Valley High School property Wednesday. Clark County School District police helped to remove the protesters ...



Kevin Child leaving School Board seat but lawsuit lingers  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Though his tempestuous time on the School Board ends Monday, Kevin Child will continue to do battle with the Clark County School District through his ongoing ...



The Latest: Democrat Sisolak Wins Nevada Governor's Race  U.S. News & World Report

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada voters are set to decide pivotal races for U.S. Senate and governor, and now the only way to cast a ballot is in person.



Teen killed while waiting at North Las Vegas red light ID’d  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The 17-year-old boy killed overnight Saturday in a shootout at a red light in North Las Vegas has been identified.



Jury to decide if Las Vegas teen was a girl manipulated for sex or a young woman enjoying an affair  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Former Rancho High teacher Jason Lofthouse faces years in prison if jurors decide his liaisons with a 17-year-old student amounted to kidnapping.



Nevada Election Blog: Rosen defeats Heller. Sisolak defeats Laxalt. Schieve wins  Reno Gazette Journal

It's Election Day in Nevada and across the U.S. Here's what's happening locally.



Call for ‘forensic audit’ of Clark County schools gains traction  Las Vegas Review-Journal

As Clark County School District's budget deficit grows, Trustee Kevin Child's call for a forensic audit of its finances is gaining traction. Those calling for such an ...



Project 150 helps students in need  Las Vegas Sun

Project 150 aims to provide necessities to homeless, displaced and disadvantaged high school students — everything from ready-to-eat foods, clothes, hygiene ...



New retail, education options may signal dawn of revival for downtown North Las Vegas  Las Vegas Sun

North Las Vegas Councilman Isaac Barron used to play as a child in the dirt lot where Maya Cinema is building its 14-theater complex near Las Vegas ...



Trustee Kevin Child files to defend CCSD board seat  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Embattled Clark County School District Trustee Kevin Child filed papers Thursday to defend his seat. Child, who serves as the District D trustee, is in his first ...



Newsmakers,Oct. 9-15, 2014  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Jay Samuel Bernstein, a graduate of Green Valley High School, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the United States Air Force. An F16 pilot (and ...



Who is Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Joseph Lombardo?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Clark County, Nevada Sheriff Joseph Lombardo is the top law enforcement officer in Las Vegas and the head of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department.



Prep baseball players to watch for 2019  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Here are some of the area's top returning high school baseball players for the 2019 season.



Namesakes announced for four Clark County elementary schools  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Two of the schools will open in Henderson for the 2018-2019 school year. The Henderson namesakes include Robert and Sandy Ellis, who have “adopted” 11 ...



Former NBA stars, police team up to promote peace in Las Vegas — PHOTOS  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The NBA Legends Shooting for Peace basketball game between celebrity basketball players and local police officers capped a day of festivities at Rancho High ...



CCSD remaining proactive with regular lockdown drills to prepare for real emergencies  News3LV

The term lockdown is well-known among students with the Clark County School District.With more than 350 schools in the district, lockdowns are occurring ...



Medical magnet high school prepares students for EMS careers  EMS1.com

Graduates of an innovative high school in Las Vegas are determined and passionate to make a difference for their community as caregivers.



Project 150 To Provide 3000 Holiday Meals For Local Homeless High School Students  Nevada Business Magazine

Project 150 is working to provide at least 1500 local high school students and their families a Thanksgiving meal and neccessities for throughout the year.



Project 150’s new facility gives homeless students food, clothing  Las Vegas Review-Journal

High school is typically a time to prepare and discover life's potentials, but for others, it's also the only place that brings comfort and security. That's the reality of ...



5 charged in 3 months: School District battles history of personnel violating students  Las Vegas Sun

Over the past 10 years, more than 30 Clark County School District employees have been arrested for alleged sexual ...



Nevada releases ‘weighted funding’ list for Clark County schools  Las Vegas Review-Journal

About 100 Clark County schools will benefit from almost $31 million in “weighted funding” for struggling students from the state for the 2018-19 year, officials ...



Stories you may have missed in 2012  Las Vegas Weekly

Steve Wynn's pies. Lance Malone's pizza place. A real smart group of high school students, plus other stories you might have missed in 2012.



Clark County schools must close $34.5M budget hole  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School District faces a roughly $34.5 million shortfall for the new fiscal year as a result of last-minute budgetary changes from the legislative ...



North Las Vegas Mayor John Lee rose from humble roots  Las Vegas Review-Journal

John Lee's journey began less than a mile from North Las Vegas City Hall — at his childhood home on Dogwood Avenue — and included meanderings as a ...



Legacy High teacher arrested on charges of kidnapping, sex acts with student  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A Legacy High School teacher remains in custody at Clark County Detention Center after his arrest Friday for suspicion of kidnapping and sexual acts with a ...



Broken window didn’t stop Ne-Yo  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Friday will be Homecoming Day for pop-R&B star Ne-Yo when he performs at The Cosmopolitan's pool. He grew up in Vegas from age 9 through high school ...



Project 150 and Junior League of Las Vegas Put on 2017 Elevate Career Fair for High School Students  Nevada Business Magazine

Project 150 is holding the 2017 ELEVATE Career and Employment Fair in association with the Junior League of Las Vegas, and Commissioner Lawrence ...



Survey about CCSD budget shortfall unpopular at meeting  Las Vegas Review-Journal

In an effort to try to address a growing budget shortfall estimated to near $70 to $80 million, the Clark County School district distributed a survey asking parents, ...



Kihuen's Soccer Injury Led to Politics  Roll Call

While Ruben Kihuen was running for the Nevada state Senate in 2010, he held a World Cup watch party and saw his former training partner walking out onto the ...



When Las Vegas’ Westside boiled over after Rodney King verdicts in 1992  Las Vegas Review-Journal

While the riots in Los Angeles were far bigger and deadlier, the unrest in Las Vegas' predominantly black community exposed festering problems and became a ...



Nevada feels nationwide shortage of airline pilots  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A pilot shortage threatens Las Vegas' place in the world as an air travel hub. Nevada is currently 200 airline pilots short of the 1554 needed to keep up with the ...



Clark County School Board District C  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Banning high school football, opening schools in vacant shopping centers and shrinking Southern Nevada's chronic teacher shortage to less than 100 positions ...



Data shows a massive disconnect in Nevada teacher evaluations  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Statewide, only 55 of the 20785 teachers rated after the 2015-16 year under the Nevada Educator Performance Framework were deemed “ineffective” — the ...



3 Reno campuses make best U.S. high schools list  Reno Gazette Journal

Fifteen Nevada campuses made the cut for the U.S. News & World Report's updated list of best public high schools in the country, with a Reno school ranking ...



Education Notebook: School news and events for March 31-April 6, 2016  Las Vegas Review-Journal

View rounds up education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley, including school news and scholarship information.



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