Council hears school district update

The Mesquite City Council heard its quarterly update about the status of schools in the valley from Grant Hanevold, Associate Superintendent of Clark County School District, at its Tuesday, Nov. 13, meeting. Just prior to the meeting, City Clerk … [Read more...]

Beaver Dam High School Honor Society Chapter

October 23, saw the first official action of the new National Honor Society Chapter at Beaver Dam High School.  Students needed to submit an essay on service, two letters of recommendation,  transcripts validating their high GPA, a resume of … [Read more...]

J.L. Bowler Elementary Student Leaders for the month of September, 2018

Kindergarten students:  Hector H., Wynn D., Grady S., Ryder O., Audrey S., Kayoss E., Tori S., and Jacob P. 1st grade students:  Victor R., Jacqueline G., Sydney G., Emiliano M., Yaretzi M., Andres R., Moroni B., Daniel C., Carly S., Savannah W., … [Read more...]

OPD Presents Checks to Local Schools from ‘Round-up for Education’ Program

This is the fourth consecutive year for the Overton Power District No. 5 “Round Up for Education” program, a program instituted by the OPD Board of Directors in 2014 and funded by ratepayers who round their power bills up to the nearest dollar each … [Read more...]

Bowler Elementary welcomes new staff members

J.L. Bowler Elementary in Bunkerville has welcomed seven new staff members for the 2018-2019 school year. Richelle Sieland is the new elementary Visual Arts teacher. She holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction for Art Education from … [Read more...]

College of Southern Nevada – Mesquite Center’s Upcoming Personal Enrichment Classes

Craft Class Series, take one or both – Create unique holiday décor with your friends in these hands on craft classes. Projects include: Wood Pumpkin Trio October 18th 6:00-8:00pm $40, Standing Holiday Sign and October 25th 6:00-8:00pm $45.  Check out … [Read more...]

College of Southern Nevada – Mesquite Center’s Upcoming Personal Enrichment Classes

Craft Class Series, take one or both – Create unique holiday décor with your friends in these hands on craft classes. Projects include: Wood Pumpkin Trio October 18th 6:00-8:00pm $40, Standing Holiday Sign and October 25th 6:00-8:00pm $45.  Check out … [Read more...]

School superintendent addresses council

In an unusual move, the Clark County School District (CCSD) Superintendent Jesus Jara addressed the Mesquite City Council meeting on Sep. 25 regarding the well-being of schools in the Virgin Valley. Jara recognized that there appears to be a lack … [Read more...]

Belle Notte, A Beautiful Evening!

It was a full house and a full evening of wonderful Italian musical favorites performed by the Virgin Valley High School music students. Tutti Abbondanza!, as they say in the old country. Under the direction of school music instructor Marie Palmer, … [Read more...]

Virgin Valley High School Culinary Program; a Continued Success

By Samuel Snow The Virgin Valley High School Culinary class is in its third year and has grown to include a three-year college credit course in which students can graduate with skills to start working.   VVHS teacher and chef Chris Noone … [Read more...]