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Posted by From ABC Channel 13 - www.ktnv.com on Tuesday, August 15, 2017
As reported by www.ktnv.com A teenager who never thought he'd play a minute on the court makes a once-in-a-lifetime shot on the basketball court. Gabriel Hafter is 15 and loves basketball. He also has a rare birth defect that has forced him to undergo more than a dozen surgeries on his face. Normally contact sports are out of the question. Earlier this month, Hafter's JCC team surprised him when they were at an out-of-state tournament. They put him in the game during the last few seconds and... Read More
Posted by AEC High School on Monday, August 14, 2017
Challenge: How many Styrofoam cups would you have to stack to reach the top of your math teacher’s head? Students were challenged to estimate AEC High School math teacher Mr. Hemsworth’s height (195 centimeters)… using cups. They were given 1cup, then an additional cup, and brainstormed ways to determine how many more they would need. Students reinforced skills learned in Algebra 1, including graphing linear equations, all while having fun and working collaboratively with their new... Read More
Posted by Maria Paxinos, Upper School Councelor on Friday, August 11, 2017
As students enter High School, it can be a scary and intimidating experience for most 14 year olds. At AEC, all 9th grade students had a Survival Kit placed in their lockers to help the transition. The kit includes the following note explaining the items: Welcome to 9th Grade We are so happy you are starting your high school journey as an Adelson student.  I wanted to share a few things with you that were helpful to me as I started my high school experience.  Rubber band- To remind you to... Read More
Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017
REQUIRED SUMMER ENRICHMENTS ENGLISH Required Reading (Grades: 6-12)   HISTORY Grade 8: US History Summer Enrichment Advanced Placement US History (A.P.U.S.H.)   SCIENCE Middle School Science Classes High School Science Classes   OPTIONAL MATH REVIEW MIDDLE SCHOOL 6TH GRADE     7TH GRADE     8TH GRADE   HIGH SCHOOL ALGEBRA 1        GEOMETRY  
Posted by Ben Koch, Middle School Dean on Friday, May 19, 2017
MIDDLE SCHOOL ACADEMIC AWARDS   The President's Award for Academic Excellence: Eden Gal   The President's Award for Academic Achievement: Olivia Rogich   The recipients of the  Eliezer Ben Yehuda Awards for Academic Excellence in Hebrew: Grade 6 Liel Vasker Peretz Grade 7: Macy Litt Grade 8: Elana Khavkin   The recipients of the  Eliezer Ben Yehuda Awards for Academic Achievement in Hebrew: Grade 6: Hannah Altman Grade 7: Ben Sagman Grade 8: Asher Weller   The recipients of the... Read More
Posted by Milly Joyner, High School Dean on Friday, May 19, 2017
HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMIC AWARDS  
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, May 12, 2017
  UPPER SCHOOL AWARDS CEREMONIES   HIGH SCHOOL: TUESDAY EVENING, MAY 16, AT 7:30 PM. Shabbat attire for all recipients and National Honor Society inductees.   MIDDLE SCHOOL: WEDNESDAY EVENING, MAY 17, AT 7:00PM. Shabbat attire for all recipients and National Junior Honor Society inductees.
Posted on Friday, May 12, 2017
  Today the Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, spoke with our High School students.   Final week of regular class for seniors, who also celebrated Commitment Day on Thursday wearing a t-shirt from the university or college they will attend in the fall. They had their last town hall of their career.  AP students had their final week of AP exams this week. You made it! What you should know MIDDLE SCHOOL SCHEDULE   CTP for grade 6 is May 15 - 18   Taking a high... 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 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

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