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Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, April 28, 2017
Welcome Back!  We hope you had a relaxing and meaningful spring break and excited as we are about the last several weeks of school.  With so much to still learn, explore and discover, we jumped right back into our regular schedules.     Monday was Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day).  Our fourth and fifth graders watched a video which showed the importance of keeping the memory of the 6 million Jews who perished and the countless survivors who lived to share their stories. It is now our... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, April 28, 2017
What happened CCSD JAZZ FESTIVAL Adelson Lion’s Jazz played their first ever High School Jazz Festival this week and received excellent ratings.  The program here at Adelson continues to grow and thrive! The band has accomplished so much this year , from performing at the State Championship Basket Ball Game, to receiving excellent ratings at the Concert Festival, and now we can add the accolades of Excellent ratings in Jazz.  These students can do anything they put their minds to.  They are... Read More
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2017
Both the men’s and women’s swim teams closed out the regular season with a victory over Sunrise Mountain with a combined score of 254 to 177.  Noah F captured the 400 Freestyle Record.  Regional Championships at UNLV begin with Preliminary heats on Monday, May 8th with the top 16 swimmers in each event moving on to the championship finals on Friday the 12th.  View images from the latest swim competition, click here.   5th - 8th Winter/Spring Athletic Awards will be on May 12th at 2:15pm... Read More
Posted by Cheri Garner- Lower School Science Specialist on Monday, April 24, 2017
In April, Grades 4 and 5 students participated in CSI: Adelson Beach this week working to solve a made-up mystery using science!  On Monday, fifth-grade students prepared a crime scene on a patio of a 2-bedroom, 1-bath beach house for our fourth-grade students to investigate. After observing and drawing the crime scene our fifth graders shared the back story and provided a list of suspects and their statements for their younger schoolmates to consider.  On Wednesday, Grade 4 entered the... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, April 7, 2017
What happened: Zion!  Students had a blast on the field trip to Zion National Park -- they learned about art and photography in nature, hiked Emerald Pools trail, went rock climbing and ziplining, had a bonfire, and learned how to survive in the wild.   7TH GRADE AT THREE SQUARE The seventh graders went to volunteer at Three Square today. After taking a tour of the facility, students and faculty joined together to conduct a Hunger Seder. To view pictures, click here.   AEC BAND... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, April 7, 2017
Our learning about Passover allowed our students formal and experiential learning.  We read, acted out, sang, danced, tasted and created while learning about the holiday, its customs and traditions.  We are fortunate that so many of our parents were able to join us for the Seders.  We saw a progression from grade to grade in our teaching and celebration.  Our youngest pre school students, 18 months and 2’s, experienced being part of the Passover story and Seder.  Our 3’s and JK students... Read More
Posted on Thursday, April 6, 2017
  Official Press Release from Apple Inc Apple is pleased to welcome Robin Pence to the ADE Class of 2017. The Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Program began in 1994, when Apple recognized K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a variety of Apple products to transform teaching and learning in powerful ways. Today it has grown into a worldwide community of over 2,500 visionary educators and innovative leaders who are doing amazing things with Apple technology in and out of the... Read More
Posted by David Girard, College Counselor on Thursday, April 6, 2017
It has been a very exciting week for the Adelson community with two seniors admitted to Stanford University, whose acceptance rate of 4.7% made it the nation's most selective university. In addition, we are celebrating the following positive results: UC Berkeley (2), Emory University (2), UCLA (4), as well as admits to the Universities of Michigan and Virginia. Adelson seniors have so far accumulated approximately $800,000 in merit scholarships. Represented among the forty members of the... Read More
Posted by Cheri Garner, Lower School Science Specialist on Thursday, April 6, 2017
Grade 5 and Grade 4 students participated in CSI: Adelson Beach this week working to solve a made-up mystery using science! On Monday, fifth-grade students prepared a crime scene on a patio of a 2-bedroom, 1-bath beach house for our fourth-grade students to investigate. After observing and drawing the crime scene our fifth graders shared the back story and provided a list of suspects and their statements for their younger schoolmates to consider. Today, Grade 4 entered the forensic lab to... Read More
Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017
This professional development program was funded through a grant from Jewish Nevada. The Jewish Federation of Las Vegas (Jewish Nevada) has been a great partner to the Adelson Campus and we sincerely appreciate the opportunity to host such a wonderful community event.  Thank you to the Jewish Nevada Board of Directors and the entire Federation staff for making this program possible.   The Dr. Miriam & Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus’s mission includes educating students for life... Read More

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