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Prom Closet Offering Free Dresses to High School Students

Prom Closet Offering Free Dresses to High School Students

Today is the deadline to drop off gently used prom dresses for Sunday's Las Vegas Prom Closet pick-up event.

The Prom Closet provides free prom dresses for girls who would not otherwise have the money to buy one. Sunday's event will take place from noon to 5 p.m. at HELP of Southern Nevada, 1600 E. Flamingo, Suite 100. A school ID is required to receive a dress.

Dresses may be dropped off through today at the following locations:

  • Jessica McClintock - (702) 733-4003 - Inside Fashion Show Mall (dress donors receive 15 percent off a new gown)
  • Marquis & Aurbach - (702) 382-0711, 10001 Park Run Dr.,  Las Vegas, NV 89145 (one block north of Charleston on Hualapai)
  • Aristocrat Technologies, Inc.

Lindamood-Bell Hosting an Open House

Lindamood-Bell Hosting an Open House

Las Vegas's Lindamood-Bell Learning center will be hosting an informational open house this Thursday, March 24th at 6pm. The center focuses on literacy research, remediation, and professional development, and throughout the evening staff will be available to answer questions parents have about the center and classes. Children are welcome at the open house, as there will be demonstrations and activities available.

The event is free and open to the public.  Individuals interested in attending can RSVP at (702) 228-6942 or by emailing lasvegas.center@lindamoodbell.com.

Centennial High School's NJROTC Holding Car Washes March 12th

Centennial High School's NJROTC Holding  Car Washes March 12th

Centennial High School's NJROTC is hosting a series of car washes this Saturday to raise money for a trip to Nationals. The group is charging $5 a car, and will be hosting car washes from 9am to 4pm at the following locations:

  • Lake Mead and Tenaya
  • Craig and Decatur
  • Lake Mead and Rainbow
  • Buffalo and Washington
  • Craig and Tenaya

Middle School and High School Students Sought for Rubik’s Cube Competition

Middle School and High School Students Sought for Rubik’s Cube Competition

The Las Vegas Science Festival is looking for teams of middle and high school students to compete in the Rubik's Cube Competition! The Competition is open to all Clark and Nye County Schools, be them public, private, religious, or home, with teams divided into two divisions, Division 1 for grades 6-8 and Division 2 for grades 9-12. the competition will have teams competing to solve 25 Rubik's Cubes. Registration is free, and the winning teams will get a cash prize!

 For additional information, visit www.lasvegassciencefestival.com, or to sign up a team visit www.lasvegassciencefestival.com/participate-rubiks.html before April 8th.

CCSD Seeks Imput on Budget from Summerlin Residents at Town Hall Meeting

CCSD Seeks Imput on Budget from Summerlin Residents at Town Hall Meeting

Clark County is facing some tough decisions when it comes to the new round of budget cuts facing the school district. In order to make the best informed decisions about how to proceed, CCSD is hosting a Town Hall meeting to get feedback directly from the residents of Clark County. The thoughts and feedback you put forth at the meeting will in turn be used to help the district develop budgets for 2011-2012 and 2012-2013 based on projected shortfalls and the governor’s proposed budget.

If you want to have your voice be heard in this matter, come out to the Summerlin Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 15th from 6 to 8 pm at Cimarron-Memorial High School, 2301 N. Tenaya Way, Las Vegas, 89128.

Coronado High School Wins Nevada Regional Science Bowl Tournament!

Coronado High School Wins Nevada Regional Science Bowl Tournament!

This weekend, on February 26th, the Nevada Regional Science Bowl Tournament took place. It was a 32 team, double elimination tournament, with competitors from Nevada, Arizona, Utah, and California, and at the end of the day, the first place winners were the team from Henderson's Coronado High School! The team won $5,000 for the school, and will be going to Washington D.C. to represent the region in the U.S. Department of Energy's National Science Bowl Competition, April 28 - May 2, 2011! Congratulations to Coronado!

Other Vegas Area schools also made an impressive showing, completely dominating the top ten! A team from Palo Verde High School won second place, the Centennial High School "Blue" team took third, The Meadows School "Blue" team came in fourth while The Meadows School "Green" team won fifth place, and Shadow Ridge High School's team placed seventh! Las Vegas is obviously the place to be for budding scientists, congrats to all of our winners!