Upper School News News

Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, December 8, 2017
  UPPER SCHOOL Exams begin on Monday, December 18th and here are a few things you should know: Dismissal each day of exam week is at 12:30 AEC laptops must be returned before winter break Parents must email or call Ms. Kaufman to give permission to release a student before 12:30 (For High School students only) Make-up exams on Friday, December 22nd Free dress according to dress code   MIDDLE SCHOOL Fifth graders spent a day with our sixth graders, experiencing what it’s like to be a... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, December 1, 2017
MIDDLE SCHOOL We had an exciting Swim Meet on Wednesday, and another one scheduled for this coming Wednesday!  Go Lions!    Middle School students brought in over 260 cans for the annual CAN-STRUCTION contest. We will take them to JFSA Food Bank on Wednesday. The winners are group # 6: Lucas, Alex Am., Elize, Ethan S, Avi T, Maytal, Joel, Maya.   Tuesday, December 5, the fifth grade will join the Middle School students for a Visit Day.  Fifth grade will experience English, Science, and... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, November 17, 2017
AEC senior Yoni GavishHigh School students enjoyed a very informative Kabbalat Shabbat today featuring AEC senior Jonah (Yoni) Gavish, who made an impressive and insightful presentation representing StandWithUs. StandWithUS is dedicated to educating people of all ages about Israel and to combating the extremism and anti-Semitism that often distorts the issues. As a StandWithUS High School intern, Jonah believes that knowledge of the facts will correct common prejudices against Israel, and... Read More
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 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 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 by Upper School Staff on Friday, October 20, 2017
        ANNELISSA AND MILES LEAVE IT ALL ON THE FIELD AND BECOMES SCHOOL WINNERS IN WENDY’S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (October 20, 2017) – There are some students who set the bar. They work harder, show more passion and lead by example—in the classroom, on the field and within the community. Wendy’s High School Heisman recognizes Annelissa McKenzie and Miles Hagan by naming the, School Winners. “Annelissa and Miles are known by their teachers and friends for their commitment to... Read More