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Education

  • Los Niños student heading to state Spanish Spelling Bee

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    More than 30 students will compete for the honor of being crowned the champion of the 22nd Annual NMABE State Spanish Spelling Bee. The National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque, will host the event on Saturday.  

    Clayton Crawford from Los Niños Elementary will represent Las Vegas City Schools at this year’s competition.

  • LCC to host transfer, registration advisement, career day Thursday

    By Jesse Gallegos
    Luna Community College

    Luna Community College will be having a Transfer, Registration, Advisement and Career Day from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, April 16 at the Media Education Center.

    Throughout the day, current, future, and graduating students will have the opportunity for advisement, talk to representatives of four-year universities about transferring, meet with potential employers and have the opportunity to register early for both the summer and fall semester.

  • Dear Teacher - April 10

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: I’m facing the problem that so many parents have written to you about: Should I keep my 4-year-old out of kindergarten this fall? His birthday is in late September, so he just meets our district’s cutoff date for enrolling in kindergarten. What is the latest research on redshirting? — Undecided

  • Kid doctors tasked with diagnosis

    By Alisa Brantz
    The Sheridan Press

    SHERIDAN, Wyo. — There are perhaps few things more challenging in the medical profession than patient diagnosis — transforming a list of symptoms and a review of medical history into a potentially life-saving conclusion in a short period of time.

    Attempting this feat is even harder when you are 10 years old, but that is exactly what the students in Sheridan County School District 2 Seminar class were tasked with recently.

  • Students of the month - April 3
  • Udall opens process for nominations

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    eginning on Tuesday, April 7, U.S. Senator Tom Udall will accept applications for nominations to U.S. military service academies. Throughout April, members of Udall’s staff will host several information sessions across the state for high school students and recent graduates who are interested in applying.

  • Dear Teacher - April 3

    By Marge Eberts and Peggy Gisler

    Question: My child is taking the AP test in history in May. I really don’t know much about it except that she may get college credit. What should parents know about AP exams? — Lacking Information

  • Bike ride raises cash for heart health

    By Roberto Acosta
    The Flint Journal

    FLUSHING, Mich.  — Derek Blalock met Tommy Smith in eighth grade at Flushing Middle School while playing football and sitting in German class.

    “We became pretty close because my mom ran a catering shop and his parents helped my mom out a lot with catering and a couple restaurants she owned,” said Blalock, a 21-year-old Michigan State University senior and Flushing High graduate, of Mary and Jonathan Smith.

  • Competition preparation
  • Family Poetry Night