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Posted by Matt Boland on Thursday, November 16, 2017
  The Mayors Prayer Breakfast is an annual fundraiser held to benefit Camp Anytown. The goal of the breakfast is to bring education and hope to our future generation. The Mayors Prayer Breakfast was founded over 50 years ago when Las Vegas Mayor Oran Gragson attended a President’s Prayer Breakfast hosted by President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The Mayor was so moved by the experience that he brought the event to Las Vegas. Participating this year was the mayors of Boulder City, Henderson, Las... Read More
Posted by Matt Boland on Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Growing up in a law enforcement family, Todd Peters always knew that his dream was to pursue a career in law enforment and public safety.  After graduating UNLV with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Mr. Peters was hired by the Henderson Police department in 1994 as a patrol officer, working in patrol operations and field training. Over the years, Todd served in the Criminal Investigations Division investigating Property Crimes, Adult and Child Sexual Abuse cases and Child Abuse... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, November 10, 2017
  “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” - John F. Kennedy We welcomed our veterans to Kabbalat Shabbat today to honor their service. Our choir and third grade performed, emphasizing the service, selflessness, dedication, sacrifice and leadership which veterans embody. View pictures from today's Kabbalat Shabbat.   While elections were taking place nationally, we had our own Student Council elections here at Adelson. Our third, fourth, and fifth graders were involved... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, November 10, 2017
    Upper School (Grades 6 - 12) High School students enjoyed a very special Kabbalat Shabbat today featuring three community rabbi's from Reform (Rabbi Cohen), Conservative (Rabbi Tecktiel) and Orthodox (Rabbi Rivkin) temples. ASK THE RABBI was an educational and spiritual experience with student's asking questions ranging from the Torah to current events.   Then the Middle School students had an equally important guest, one of our prominent board members Mr Lowey. This week in Jewish... Read More
Posted by AEC Admissions on Monday, November 6, 2017
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, November 3, 2017
  UPPER SCHOOL Vanessa Voltz, class of 2021, will compete in the Cross Country State Championships in Reno! Gooooooo, Vanessa!   Thanks to the efforts of juniors Dana Bluevise, Bailey Kermani, and Nuriel Sussman, the Upper School raised almost $400 during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The money will be donated to the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation.       MIDDLE SCHOOL Today Honors Biology students did microbiology! They took bacterial colonies that we grew on petri plates,... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, November 3, 2017
Adelson Community Garden is now officially open!   We were super excited to start planting today, and we can’t wait to incorporate working in the garden in our studies, and of course to enjoy the vegetables, herbs and fruit. We would like to thank the Garden Club and their advisor, Ms. Lasky, the PTO, and dedicated parents, and all the volunteers who helped with the planning and the planting of the garden. We are looking forward to great times working in the garden and enjoying this great... Read More
Posted by Milly Joyner, High School Dean on Thursday, October 26, 2017
Starting Monday, October 30th, the high school will offer an After School Study Hall on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3:15-4:30.  Upperclassmen, along with Milly Joyner, will run After School Study Hall and will be on hand to offer assistance on a variety of subjects, as well as help with organizational skills and study tips.  Any high school student is invited to take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to work in a structured environment, to get extra help on... Read More
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2017
Tomorrow is Nevada Day, and our students have been celebrating their state pride all week long! Our kindergarten students have been learning about where they are in the world on a macro level (Earth!) and a microlevel (their neighborhood!). This is part of their larger Nevada Unit. They also have been learning about the state bird (Mountain Bluebird), state flower (sagebrush), and other important Nevada facts. They will continue their unit with a field trip to a local ranch.   This week has... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, October 20, 2017
Our week has been one of school pride and building self-confidence. On Thursday our students ramped up the school spirit with a pep rally! Our fifth grade led the entire school with the fight song and our LS Dance Team performed their first dance. Students from all grades were there, giving our Lower School students the chance to interact and celebrate with Upper School. Our students also got to play games set up by the Upper School Student Council. This was a fantastic introduction to the... Read More