$52 million in upgrades slated for Las Vegas Academy’s campus
$52 million in upgrades are slated for Las Vegas Academy’s campus. The first phase will focus on a parking garage and new gym. Most of the buildings being removed are not historic. One of them will be gutted and keep its historic facade. Las Las Vella Academy had operated from 1931 to 1993 as Las Nevada High School. Today”s Las LVHS operates in the east valley on Sahara Avenue off Hollywood Boulevard. It is recognizable for its striking art deco main building and gym that are on the National Register of Historic Places. They will get a modern gymnasium, a 542-space parking garages, administration building, student union with classrooms and lunchroom, black box theater, spaces for dance, drama and music instruction, and a new central plant.
Jaycee Haag's drawing of a slot machine with a horse on it was displayed on the walls of the Dollar Loan Center on Tuesday. The horse is a nod to Lucky, the mascot for the Henderson Silver Knights hockey team. Melissa Wilkinson, Jaycees' middle school art teacher, came to the arena to support her student and pose for photos with her in front of mural.
Kimberly Collum received a grant to build a classroom library for her English Language Learner students as part of the Voya Unsung Heroes awards competition. She will compete with the other winners for an additional $5,000, $10,00 or $25, 000.
The Raiders visited Robert L. Taylor Elementary School in Henderson on Wednesday to encourage children to be physically active. They promoted the Play 60 message of being active for 60 minutes every day.