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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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



DACA repeal resonates at Rancho High School, where 3/4 of students are Latino  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Around 70 students, teachers and local advocates gathered outside of Rancho High School Wednesday afternoon, sharing stories of their run-ins with DACA ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



Overcrowded CCSD bus sparks safety concerns  KLAS-TV

A mother is questioning the safety of an overcrowded bus after her daughter snapped a picture on her ride home Tuesday.



Castro meets with Nevada Latino leaders ahead of 2020 bid  Miami Herald

Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro is meeting with Nevada Democrats and leaders of the Latino community in Las Vegas days ahead of ...



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 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 ...



Air Force Cadet candidate from Las Vegas reported missing in Rocky Mountain National Park  News3LV

UPDATE (11/30): Hikers say they spoke with missing USAF Cadet candidate at Rocky Mountain National Park. ORIGINAL STORY: Air Force Cadet candidate ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



CCSD scheduled to choose new superintendent in less than a week  FOX5 Las Vegas

The Clark County School District is less than a week away from choosing its next superintendent, if all goes according to plan.



CCSD Superintendent says 'nothing is off the table to keep schools safe'  News3LV

A nine-year-old student was found with a handgun at Helen Marie Smith Elementary School near Buffalo and Alta on Wednesday. It marks the eighth time a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 students to learn from Wright brothers replica — VIDEO  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Aviation students at Rancho High School can now practice their maintenance skills on a model of a plane that is more than a century old.



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 ...



A chat with Julian Castro: He wants Nevada's vote for president  News3LV

He's among the new faces in the emerging Democratic field. At 44, Julian Castro already has a resume few people get: he led San Antonio from 2009 to 2014; ...



Celebrities you didn't know graduated from Las Vegas high schools  Las Vegas Sun

Tennis legend Andre Agassi, who was born, raised and still lives in Las Vegas, is among many celebrities who spent their high school years here. Some of the ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



Chef featured on the Food Network inspires Rancho culinary students  News3LV

A Las Vegas chef is changing the way students are thinking about food.Students at Rancho High School are learning how to create dishes that belong in ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Here are the Review-Journal’s Spring Preps Athletes of the Year  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A look at the Review-Journal's Athletes of the Year from the spring season.



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 ...



Pilot, 2 passengers aboard fiery crash in Scottsdale were from Las Vegas  KLAS-TV

A Rancho High School graduate died in a private plane crash in Arizona this week.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



Red Cross Everyday Hero: Hannah Brown  KLAS-TV

From growing up in the segregated west side of Las Vegas to befriending governors and presidents, one of this year's Red Cross Heroes stands head and ...



How to talk to kids about tragedy in Las Vegas  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Students in Clark County are like adults when it comes to Sunday's horrible bloodbath in Las Vegas: They're grappling with questions that may have no ...



Project 150  News3LV

Health Watch3Project 150Dr. McBeathSouthwest Medical has been part of the Las Vegas community for 45 years, and its em-ployees have averaged over ...



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.



LIGHT IT UP: LV Lights holds final practice before first game  News3LV

The Las Vegas Lights Football Club will take the field for it's very first preseason match against Major League Soccer's (MLS) Montreal Impact at 8 p.m. on ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fund Our Future campaign highlights Nevada’s education woes  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Teachers, students and other members of the Fund Our Future Nevada campaign stressed the need for public awareness of the issues, noting that while recent ...



Lawyers challenge law barring sex between teacher, 17-year-old student  Las Vegas Sun

Attorneys for a teacher accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student plan to challenge a law that makes teacher-pupil sexual relationships illegal, even if 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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Budget cuts force schools to drop block scheduling  Las Vegas Sun

All but a few schools in the Clark County School District will give up the eight-period schedule that has allowed students to accumulate more credits in a shorter ...



State Board of Education upset with teacher shortage  KLAS-TV

State education leaders expressed frustration with the Clark County School District Thursday, for "sugar-coating" the reality of the HR crisis in the district.



Before starting high school, students get a taste of medical profession at Camp Med  News3LV

It could be a typical summer class at UNLV, with science majors picking up a few extra credits.But these students are still a few years away from their high school ...



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 ...



Changing Policy Reflects Changing Demographics In Nevada  KNPR

The number of Hispanics in Nevada has more than doubled over the last 20 years, and Hispanics and Asians are expected to make up half of Las Vegas' ...



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 ...



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