Achievement Highlights

30 Jul Las Vegas Track Classic

Centennial High School senior Dajour Braxton posted one of the nation’s fastest times to win the boys 1,600-meter run during the Las Vegas Track Classic at Desert Oasis on March 28, 2015. His performance has ignited talk of another milestone. Dajour crossed the line in...

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30 Jul Kiwanis’ Educator of the Year

Christy Davis of Virgin Valley High School was announced as the Kiwanis' Educator of the Year during a ceremony at the Stratosphere on April 15, 2015, by the Kiwanis Club of Las Vegas. Ms. Davis was chosen for prestigious award from a field of five...

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30 Jul Little Red Flying Hood

Ben Nelson, a recent graduate of Foothill High School and a young man with autism, published a book titled Little Red Flying Hood. The book was created on Adobe Illustrator and has been made into a movie by the students at the Southwest Career and...

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30 Jul Hospitality Program

Students in the Hospitality Program at Southwest Career and Technical Academy teamed up with Three Square Food Bank to serve meals. Students chose to help Three Square by hosting the Inspire Gala as their capstone project. Students planned, cooked, and performed at the event on...

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30 Jul University of Family Learning

University of Family Learning provided its first class offerings from January through April 2015 at the District’s eight Title I family engagement centers. The centers are located at the following elementary schools: Rex Bell, Pat Diskin, Manuel Cortez, Myrtle Tate, Elaine Wynn, Ruby Thomas, Wendell...

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30 Jul Reading Rangers Program.

Students at Daniel Goldfarb Elementary School will be celebrated for their success with the Reading Rangers program. Reading Rangers is a program that was implemented in Performance Zone 7 schools and encourages students to read books in order to help them develop skills and interests....

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30 Jul Magnet Schools of America

Seventeen magnet schools received prestigious merit awards from Magnet Schools of America (MSA). MSA recognizes schools that display a commitment to academic standards, curriculum innovation, diversity efforts, specialized teaching, parent engagement, and community involvement. The following schools earned the 2015 MSA Magnet School of Excellence...

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