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Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, March 23, 2018
Passover is a special time where we remember not only the biblical story of Moses and Exodus but also the gift of family and togetherness. Students learned about this holiday through song, theater, research, and taking an active role in the Seders. This helps continue the tradition of Passover as a family event.During our educational learning process of Passover, we saw a spiral growth from grade to grade. Our youngest preschool students (18 months and 2’s) experienced being part of the... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 23, 2018
UPPER SCHOOL Congratulations to the cast and crew of High School Musical on a memorable and entertaining production! Thanks to Ms. Dingle, Mr. Phillipus, Ms. Levy, Ms. Berg,and Ms. Waldman for all of their hard work and dedication! View High School Musical photos.   Have a happy and rejuvenating spring break and Pesach.   MIDDLE SCHOOL The 7th grade class volunteered today at Three Square Food Bank. They toured the facility and lear  ned about the important work that Three Square Food... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, March 16, 2018
  It’s been a very busy week at Adelson! With Passover just around the corner, students have been working hard to get ready for seders. Parents are invited to observe their students in their model Seders: Preschool Seders | Lower School Seders. The 2nd grade performed a Passover play on Friday morning, a performance that reflected a culmination of Hebrew, Judaic studies and performing arts. They worked very hard on preparing the play with their Hebrew teachers. Passover Play Photos   Our... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 16, 2018
UPPER SCHOOL Students across the country walked out of their classrooms on Wednesday, as they called for safer schools and stronger gun-control legislation following last month’s mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Instead of walking out, Adelson Campus High School students joined together in the theatre to honor the 17 people who lost their lives. AEC students and faculty read the bios and lit a candle for each student/teacher who were killed.    Third... Read More
Posted by Krissy Waldman, on Friday, March 16, 2018
Last year, when attending a freshmen Startup Incubator class, AEC sophomore Emily Miller, designed a small game app in GameSalad. From that, Emily created, in Adobe Illustrator, an adorable unicorn character. At the same time, Emily was building an Instagram following (around 1000 followers) for a "Squishy" profile and shop.  She flipped valuable squishies for profit in order to build seed funds for a forthcoming venture.    Now a sophomore, Emily sent her unicorn design to a manufacturer... Read More
Posted on Friday, March 9, 2018
Nevada Reading Week kicked off five days of discovery for our students! From a Wax Museum where 4th grade brought parents and students back in time to meet historical figures, to a trip to Seaquest, our students were learning actively with amazing activities and trips! On Monday, our 4th graders presented their Wax Museum projects. Each students did a book report, oral presentation, and even dressed up as their biography subject! Students picked their own biography subjects, and their... Read More
Posted by Becky Lamph on Friday, March 9, 2018
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, March 9, 2018
READING WEEK Many high school students had the happy opportunity to read to preschool and lower school classes this week in celebration of Reading Week. The high school students enjoyed it so much that they want to make it a regular thing!     MODEL UN TRIP 2018 Eight AEC students attended the Jewish Canadian Youth Model United States (JCYMUN). Attending students were: (2 seniors - Ethan Friedman and Ryan Stidham; 6 sophomores - Yaara Aybar, Harrison Clayton, Emily Miller, Zach Murray,... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, March 2, 2018
We hope everyone had a happy Purim yesterday! We know our students had a blast with all the festivities at school. Students enjoyed a costume parade, a Purim play by our 3rd graders, participated in a wonderful carnival, and did acts of Tikkun Olam by sorting, packing and wrapping the cans of food that were collected last month. Purim Play Video | Happy Purim Video | Purim Photo Gallery   We are so thankful to our PTO parents, and the Purim chair, Monica Garin, and PTO president, Caline... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Nails on Friday, February 23, 2018
NEVADA READING WEEK – MARCH 5-9, 2018 More than thirty years ago, Bill Abrams, Nevada State Department of Education, with the help of a group of teachers, conceived the idea of a week-long celebration of reading to be observed in every school in the state of Nevada. The purpose was to encourage a love of reading by giving children opportunities to read and be read to, activities and competitions to engage both avid and reluctant readers, and theme-related experiences involving both the school... Read More