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Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, September 13, 2019
Pride in Community AEC theater students are not only learning theatrical arts, they are also developing and  practicing important life skills. The students played a spirited game of 'Baby Steps.' This activity takes teamwork, clear communication, and active listening in order for the person blindfolded to successfully make it across the room, not touching any obstacle that might be in the way following the other students' verbal directions.     7th and 8th graders are getting ready for... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, September 6, 2019
    Pride in Community 9th and 10th graders welcomed Melanie Lewis, Adelson and PTO mom, into class this week to talk about nutrition and sleep. Melanie helped the students understand why and how they can be fueling their bodies in order to enhance their focus and performance at school. A few seniors even snuck into the 9th-grade class during their free period to participate in the discussion. 9th and 10th graders are already looking forward to their next wellness activity with Melanie... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, August 30, 2019
Upper School Back to School Night   Pride in Community We would like to thank the many parents who joined us for Back to School Night. It was wonderful to see so many parents connecting with teachers and other parents in our community. If you were not able to attend Back to School Night and are interested in meeting your child’s teachers, or if you would like additional time with your child’s teachers, please contact them directly to schedule an appointment.   Middle School Spanish club... Read More
Posted by Matt Boland on Friday, August 23, 2019
This week, twenty-one students from the Adelson Educational Campus were honored by the College Board with special recognition for outstanding performance on the 2019 Advanced Placement exams. The AP Scholar Awards recognize high school students who have demonstrated exemplary college-level achievement on AP Exams. The recognized students are: “The twenty-one students listed represent 38% of the Classes of 2019 and 2020. Their achievement is reflective of these students’ ambition and... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, August 23, 2019
Pride in Community: Each Monday through Thursday, Middle School Students are filled with Pride as they choose how they will spend 30 minutes of their day.  We are thrilled that nine clubs have already launched during this time with more to come later this year when students write charters for their own student-led clubs.  Middle school students all choose one club, but because they happen on different days, students are able to choose more than one. Here’s a snapshot from each club this week... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, August 16, 2019
What a great first week of school!  From our opening ceremony led by Rebecca Winger, Student Council President, and Zach Murray, Student Council Vice President to learning and observing the Perseid Meteor Shower, creating 3D brain replicas, solving Break Out Box mysteries, putting math skills into action in a class economy activity and our first Kabbalat Shabbat of the year, we are off to a great start!     Senior Tie Ceremony Seven members of the Class of 2019 surprised the Class of 2020... Read More
Posted by Matt Boland on Friday, August 16, 2019
  Students who attend the Adelson Educational Campus experience many advantages, including superb facilities, dedication to advanced academic programming, a safe and drug free campus, small classroom sizes inspiring individualized attention, and direct access to highly qualified teachers. At AEC, students receive more effective instruction, but more importantly, educators get to really know their students. Our teachers understand what our students need to thrive academically, socially, and... Read More
Posted by Kurt McGinnis on Friday, May 17, 2019
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Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, May 17, 2019
8th Grade Celebration This morning, the Adelson Campus community celebrated the accomplishments of our 8th grade students.  Students and families joined us for a reception with cake, a photo booths, and many smiles before we gathered in the theater to congratulate our dynamic 8th grade students as they prepare to enter high school. View Photos | Watch the Video   Stock Market Game Nevada The Stock Market Game is a 7 month, nationwide competition where students are given a fictitious $... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, May 10, 2019
This week Upper School leadership had the opportunity to honor a number of our Middle School students’ accomplishments.  Each academic department honored one student for academic excellence and one student for academic achievement. Academic excellence awards honor the student based on their high grade point average. Academic achievement awards honor student merit for showing outstanding educational growth, improvement, and commitment or intellectual development in their academic subject. VIEW... Read More

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