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CCSD to rezone students at 14 schools

CCSD to rezone students at 14 schools

by Denzel Reyes, Reporter

February 3, 2014


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An approximate number of nearly 1000 students will be affected by rezoning in the Clark County School District according to the Las Vegas Sun. CCSD plans to rezone 14 different schools because of the overcrowding in many schools across the district. The school district reached a record high enrollment...

Three out of four applicants for Driver’s License fail written test

Three out of four applicants for Driver’s License fail written test

by Denzel Reyes, Reporter

February 3, 2014


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The Department of Motor Vehicles have a simple message for those who want to pass the written test: study. A high percentage of applicants have failed the written test, as stated by DMV officials. According to Channel 8 News, DMV officials state that the majority of the test takers have not studied...

Influenza kills two in Clark County

Influenza kills two in Clark County

by Jessica Ventura, Reporter

February 3, 2014


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On Jan. 7 Southern Nevada Health District released a statement that three people have died from influenza and are the first flu-related deaths in Clark County. The deaths were reported to be two middle-aged individuals and an elderly person. Dr. Joe Iser, a chief health officer for Southern Nevada...

Polar Vortex wreaks havoc throughout Midwest and southern states

Polar Vortex wreaks havoc throughout Midwest and southern states

by Matthew Townsend, Reporter

February 3, 2014


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Freezing temperatures struck the Midwest and states on the east coast on Jan. 6, causing life threatening conditions and delaying flights for those looking to return home from their holiday vacations. A polar vortex, as meteorologists call it, swept the Midwest with negative temperatures, breaking...

Women become first to Join Marine Corps

Women become first to Join Marine Corps

by Matthew Townsend, Reporter

December 18, 2013


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The first three females to complete the Marine Corps training graduated Nov. 21 at the North Carolina Infantry School after enduring several weeks of preparatory exercises. The three women graduating were part of Delta Company, which originally began with 15 females and 266 males. After the 9-week...

Summerlin suffers outbreaks of TB

Summerlin suffers outbreaks of TB

by Jessica Ventura, Reporter

December 18, 2013


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On Nov. 12 a tuberculosis outbreak spread through Coronado High School causing over 300 students and staff to be tested. A TB outbreak at Summerlin Hospital during the summer caused three people to die and 26 other people to contract the disease. According to the Las Vegas Sun, school officials at...

Committee prepares to bring International Baccalaureate program to Palo Verde

Committee prepares to bring International Baccalaureate program to Palo Verde

by Montserrat Navarro, Reporter

December 18, 2013


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Members of the Palo Verde teaching staff are currently building the curriculum for an International Baccalaureate Program and planning its implementation in the next couple years at this school. This is a 2-year educational program that provides an advanced form of education with an emphasis on an international...

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