AcKIDemic Spotlight Shines on Joseph Curtis

Ten year old Joseph Curtis has been selected by his teacher, Mrs. Wendy Dotson, to stand in the AcKIDemic Spotlight for the month of September.  Joseph is a fifth grader at Beaver Dam Elementary School.  He was selected because of his outstanding s … [Read more...]

Governor Sandoval Announces 4th Annual Poster and Essay Contest

2014 Theme “All For Our Country” As part of Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration Gov. Brian Sandoval has announced the fourth annual statewide poster and essay contest for Nevada school children. This year’s theme will celebrate Nevada’s 150th Ann … [Read more...]

Smart Eagles Win Big Bucks!

Rewards for a job well done are common reinforcements in the workplace.  In order to teach the eaglets at Beaver Dam Elementary School that working hard does pay, each fall there are cash drawings held for students who successfully passed the spring … [Read more...]

Mystery Door and Students of the Month

Daily school attendance is important because making up lessons is never the same as being in class when a lesson is presented.  Students who develop a habit of regular attendance will be workers who are conscientious about coming to their jobs … [Read more...]

VVHS Football Team provides community services

On Thursday, Sept. 4, the Virgin Valley High School football team was at the Mesquite Police Department providing assistance to the officers.  As part of a weekly service project program implemented by VVHS coaching staff, the Bulldogs spent the … [Read more...]

Splashing Out the Summer

The annual Water Day celebration at Beaver Dam Elementary has become a tradition since its inception in 2010 by Top Eagle, Mrs. Phyllis Leavitt. It allows the eagles to flock together and bid a fond farewell to the freedom of summer.  With cries of … [Read more...]

Clark County School District 2014-2015 School Calendar

*Please note that this schedule may change at any time. Please check the current calendar at for any updates. 2014 Monday, September 1 Labor Day (No School) Tuesday, September 2 Staff Development Day (No School for … [Read more...]

Beaver Dam Preschool Rocks!

The Eagles' nest at Beaver Dam Elementary School includes a very special group of nestlings, the cherished preschool eaglets.  Thirty little ones have landed in nests tucked into the hallways of the school.  The first day was Monday, August 18.  Amid … [Read more...]

School starts, zone speeds in effect, patrols increased

All Mesquite area schools will be back in session today. The Mesquite Police Department would like to remind motorists and pedestrians of the city’s school zone locations and hours in which the reduced speeds will be enforced. All school zones within … [Read more...]

Eaglets Flock to Beaver Dam

As summer draws to an end, the yearly migration of eagles to Beaver Dam Elementary School begins.  Swooping down from Scenic, Jones' Flat, Littlefield, Desert Springs, and Beaver Dam the students began the school on August 11.  This year top eagle, M … [Read more...]