Upper School News News

Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, February 3, 2017
SCHOLASTIC ART & WRITING REGIONAL AWARD Each year, Adelson high school students are encouraged to submit original written works in a variety of genres ranging from fiction and poetry to nonfiction and analytical essays to the Scholastic Art & Writing Contest.  The following students received recognition at the Scholastic Art & Writing Contest Regional Awards held at Springs Preserve on Saturday, January 28th:   Gold Key Award Almog A (Senior) won 3 Gold Key Awards!  ... Read More
Posted by Jennifer Nails on Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Your submissions will be anonymous! We are accepting submissions until Friday March 10th in the following genres: Poetry (all types) Fiction (Humor, Flash, Letter, Science fiction, Fantasy, Drama) Nonfiction (Personal essay, Memoir, Critical essay, Journalism) Artwork (Photography, Illustrations, Sketches, Sculpture, Pottery, Ceramics) Lower School Flyer Upper School Flyer Please follow these guidelines: Writing Submission Instruction: Copy your text, and paste it into the text box below... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, January 27, 2017
  HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS Holocaust survivors visited our campus today to meet with High School students during Kabbalat Shabbat. Juniors and Seniors had the opportunity to meet with a survivor and interview them. View images of survivors sharing their stories, CLICK HERE. WE REMEMBER Today Upper School students participated in an International project from the World Jewish Congress. Middle School Students gathered to form the letters..WE REMEMBER. High School students (9th & 10th... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, January 20, 2017
6th GRADE OVERNIGHT TRIP Students in 6th Grade enjoyed a bonding overnight trip to Camp Potosi. As the students arrived on Thursday, the campground was covered in fresh snow. Snow balls anyone? View pictures from the trip, click here.   JCC PRESIDENT'S AWARD The JCC of Southern Nevada will be holding it's Annual Meeting this Wednesday (1/25) and AEC teachers Ayelet Blit & Lauren Eisenberg will be receiving the President's Award.    HEAR THE LIONS ROAR  The Men's Varsity basketball... Read More
Posted by Upper School Staff on Friday, January 13, 2017
LAS VEGAS JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL Today AEC Middle School and High School students enjoyed a special screening of the film ON THE MAP. This amazing documentary is the true story of the 1977 Maccabi Tel-Aviv Basketball team that made history by beating the Soviet Red Army team and winning their first European title. The "miracle on hardwood" put the State of Israel on the map in international sports and elevated Jewish pride around the world. Filmmaker Dani Menkin spoke to students and... Read More
Posted by Upper School Team on Friday, December 16, 2016
What Happened MIDDLE SCHOOL WINTER WONDERLAND DANCE The Adelson Campus second floor landing transformed into a Winter Wonderland yesterday, as Middle School students danced the night away (approx two hours). The dance was a semi-formal event and our Middle School students looked amazing all dressed up and it was obvious to everyone how much fun they were having. Special thanks to everyone who worked so hard to make this a special night. Check out the Winter Wonderland Dance photo gallery... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 9, 2016
What Happened WE CAME, WE REVELED This years Winter Revelry was an amazing showcase of how creative and talented our Upper School students really are. We are very proud of the variety of talent that we have here at Adelson Campus.  On Tuesday we celebrated our growing fine and performing arts program with a huge showcase highlighting our artists, actors, dancers and musicians.   Congratulations on a job well done by both student and faculty! View pictures         CAN-STRUCTION PROJECT... Read More
Posted on Friday, December 2, 2016
What Happened HANUKKAH OPEN MIC NIGHT WAS A BLAST For the second year in a row, Adelson students and families gathered in the 3rd floor lounge for Hanukkah Open Mic Night. A supportive crowd, charming hosts (seniors Brittany R. and Kayla B.), and creative performers made the evening a smashing success. Students sang, played piano, saxophone, and snare drum, read original poetry, told corny jokes, and a couple of seniors even led the audience in the cha cha slide! Special guest poets from... Read More
Posted by Las Vegas Review-Journal on Thursday, October 13, 2016
  Beaming school officials joked that, although there was no playground slide like the one at Google’s headquarters, the new technology incubator at the Dr. Miriam and Sheldon G. Adelson Educational Campus had just about everything else.   The campus at 9700 Hillpointe Road saw the grand opening of the 5,000-square-foot, $4 milllion addition on Sept. 28.   At the technology center’s ribbon cutting, Sheldon Adelson — founder of the private school and the chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands... Read More