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Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, April 24, 2020
  Remote Learning Week 4 Although altered, we hope that families had an opportunity to have a meaningful Passover. We were excited to welcome our students back (virtually) to school from Spring Break this week. As per the school communication on Wednesday 4/22, we will continue remote learning for the remainder of the school year. Over Spring Break, our teachers have prepared for more meaningful and interactive ways to meet the academic needs of our students. There has been an increase in... Read More
Posted by Lynn Wexler on Friday, April 24, 2020
    AEC has seen its share of heroes since the COVID 19 crisis hit the world and impacted our school community. Among them are AEC faculty, students, and parents who continue to work - since the close of school - to assist those in the greater Las Vegas community who are in need of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as they work to save lives. Their efforts and dedication tell a story of community caring and pride!   Startup Incubator and Innovation Lab 3D Printing team leaders Tobin... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, April 3, 2020
Pride in Excellence We were very excited to announce the winners for the 1st Annual AEC Brett Fonfa Writing Awards at a virtual ceremony on Tuesday.  We honored the Fonfa family, including Haley, class of 2015. Haley also shared information about her brother, Brett, a talented writer whose name these awards are given in recognition.  It was a special and touching ceremony to honor him and his love of the written word in this way.     Nine Middle School students submitted pieces to the... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, April 3, 2020
Staying Active More important than ever, Coach Lamph, Coach A., Coach Lisa, and Coach McGinnis have been finding ways to keep our community active! Physical activity is one of the best stress reducers and avenues for mental clarity. Coach Lisa has been conducting live Zoom movement classes for our preschool students. The children love to jump, hop, and do many of the same exercises that they are used to doing while at school. Coach Lamph, Coach A., and Coach McGinnis have done live zoom... Read More
Posted by Upper School team on Friday, March 27, 2020
  Pride in Community This week in Theatre Arts classes, AEC students experienced virtual visits with three of Mr. D’s former students who are now industry professionals, highlighting the accessibility and realities of careers in the Arts.  The high school Technical Theatre class had a visit from Rachel Goodman, a professional Stage Manager for shows at Universal Studios and freelance production assistant at various Los Angeles theaters. Full disclosure -- she’s also Mr. D’s niece.  The... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, March 27, 2020
Remote Learning Week 2  In week two of our remote learning, we have seen our community connect beyond the academic demands of our school. With the tool of video conferencing, our teachers have connected our students with their social-emotional well-being at mind. Our cheery preschool students connected for video chats for circle time, share time, and Shabbat. It was inspiring to see the joy and happiness on the faces of our youngest students as they were able to see their class together for... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, March 20, 2020
Since 7th grade, sophomore Judah Hafter had dreamed of winning a gold medal in the national Scholastic Art & Writing Awards contest. This year, he achieved that dream with his photography. Through the digital media studio in the Adelson Educational Campus Startup Incubator, as well as the mentorship of his teacher, Mr. Tobin Herringshaw, Judah created an entire portfolio of food photography for his AP Photography class. The winning photograph, titled "Discovering Blue", was part of that... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, March 20, 2020
Pride in Excellence and Community Three weeks ago, we began discussions with faculty and students about the need to prepare for an anticipated school shutdown due to the spread of COVID-19. Teachers made emergency lesson plans as well as packets and resources in the event of a school closure, and students were told to bring home all materials each day.  Thursday, March 12th, the news came to close the school, and on that Friday, teachers, administrators, and IT worked together at school and... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, March 20, 2020
Three weeks ago, we began discussions with faculty and students about the need to prepare for an anticipated school shutdown due to the spread of COVID-19. Teachers made emergency lesson plans as well as packets and resources in the event of a school closure, and students were told to bring home all materials each day.  Thursday, March 12th, the news came to close the school, and on that Friday, teachers, administrators, and IT worked together at school and from home to prepare for remote... Read More
Posted by Lower School Team on Friday, March 13, 2020
  Purim This week, we celebrated a festive Purim, as we saw students and staff dress up in their creative costumes on this joyous holiday. The Kindergarten through 4th-grade started their day with the annual Purim play put on by the 3rd-grade students, performed in English and Hebrew. Next, we listened to the Megillah reading by our Upper School students. We then fulfilled the Purim Mitzvah Matanot Leevionim (gifts for people in need) by packing the food we collected on the 100th day of... Read More

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