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Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, January 26, 2018
“As my forefathers planted these for me so I too plant these for my children.” The Talmud (Ta’anis 23b)   We are celebrating Tu B’shevat this week! Tu B’shevat is the New Year for trees. On Tu B’Shvat we plant trees and eat from the fruits of the land of Israel. We are also reminded about the importance of our environment. In Hebrew classes our  students have been studying the life cycle of trees and their parts by making 3D trees, making grass heads, writing projects, and nature hikes... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, January 19, 2018
We are so excited to welcome 11 new students and their families to our Lower School! They are a great addition to our AEC family. Please reach out to welcome them.   Shai B., Eytan R., Julian R., Eli C., Jessica M., Mariah B., Liliana P., Elya G., Abby M., Austin K., Ella L.   We would like to thank our PTO and classroom parents for making our new families feel welcomed to the Adelson community.     With the kickoff of the enrollment season this week we are excited to share the... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, January 12, 2018
“Intelligence plus character--that is the goal of true education.” -Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.   This week we are celebrating the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., as well as growing our understanding of the arts through experiences.   Our classes have been learning about the legacy of Dr. King and how it relates to our lives Kindergarten discussed peace in reading, writing, and through art.  First graders are focusing on kindness.They delve into... Read More
Posted by Startup Incubator Staff on Friday, December 22, 2017
  AEC Technology Professional Development Coordinator Robin Pence was recently honored as one of three keynote speakers at the National Forum for the Application of Artificial Intelligence in Primary and Secondary Schools in Hangzhou, China.   As the sole representative from the United States, Robin shared about the development and growth of Coding, Technology Integration and Computer Science at the Adelson Educational Campus over the past 5 years; as well as learning experiences with the... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, December 22, 2017
  This week we were honored to celebrate the last night of Hanukkah with our kindergarten - fifth grade families.  Our 5th graders put together a Charlie Brown’s Hanukkah show. This culminating project integrated the learning of Jewish studies, art, music, drama, and Hebrew.   Each grade level, our new choir, and performing arts enrichment were represented on stage. Our students sang, danced, and performed songs honoring Jewish traditions and values. View Photos | Watch the full... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Tuesday, December 19, 2017
AFTER SCHOOL ENRICHMENTS for January 8 - May 17th, are now available online! To view the enrichment options, click here. To view the enrichment sign up form, click here. We have many learning opportunities for students to grow even more! New courses include Mandarin, yoga, and STEM Legos. Returning courses include art, French, and dance. The "Willy Wonka" packets are also going home on Friday. To view the Willy Wonka enrichment form, click here.  
Posted by Raz Calimi on Tuesday, December 19, 2017
  Over the past four and a half months America has been my home and you have been my family. Spending time with Adelson Campus students and faculty, along with the Jewish community of Las Vegas has been an incredible experience. I’ve learned so much from so many of you. It brings me so much joy to share my Israel with you, to describe the culture, lifestyle, and customs. It’s why I wanted to join the Shinshinim program, sharing my story gives me great joy and you will always see a smile on my... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, December 15, 2017
The glow of Hanukkah has reached the Adelson Lower School! We have been exploring the holiday customs, origins, traditions, and songs through hands-on experiences.  While Hebrew classes have been teaching the story of Hanukkah, all of our classes have been teaching the lessons of the season through sensory play, writing, charitable work, and more.Our Baby Bears (18-month-olds) have been reading stories together about the family aspects of Hanukkah, as well as playing with a Hanukkiah set.... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, December 8, 2017
Have you noticed a nip in the air? Winter is really settling in, just in time for Hanukkah and the new year! As the seasons transition, our students are getting ready for their own transitions.Fifth graders took their first step towards becoming middle schoolers during their Shadow Day. Our students attended a day of middle school, experiencing many classes and events during their time there. In addition to attending classes with the 6th grade, they joined the Middle School Town Hall meeting... Read More
Posted by Lower School Staff on Friday, December 1, 2017
You cannot open a book without learning something. -Confucius   December is beginning with a yee-haw! Our Book Fair ran by the PTO, has been a rousing success, with students of all ages enjoying the chance to explore literature. This year’s theme is ‘Saddle Up and Read’! The fair gives our students the chance to independently choose their own reading materials. Classrooms have set up individual wish lists as well. Shopping at the fair helps support both the school and Spread the Word Nevada... Read More

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