File Photo (Courtesy of Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas)
CORAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE LAS VEGAS 5TH GRADERS TO BE
RECOGNIZED FOR COMPLETING THE GREAT AMERICAN CHALLENGE,
FRIDAY, JAN. 27
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen to Congratulate 5th Graders Who Memorized Key Aspects of
American History, Ranging from the Constitution’s Preamble to the List of Presidents in
Watch in pride as 5th graders assemble to be lauded for historic feats many grown adults cannot do: recite by heart specific important moments in American history.
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen will personally commend and visit with the 5th grade students of Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV), who officially completed the Great American Challenge, the annual, nationwide program. In order to successfully complete the challenge, students must:
– Write the Pledge of Allegiance
– Recite the preamble to the Constitution of the United States
– Recite or sing the Star Spangled Banner
– Recite the Gettysburg Address
– Recite the inscription on the Statue of Liberty
– Recite the Presidents of the United States in order, including years in office
– Label the 50 states and capitals of the United States on a blank map
Eighty-six 5th grade students will receive their medals and certificates acknowledging their completion of the Great American Challenge from CASLV educators and staff, as well as Mayor Hafen.
Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) is a K-12 state sponsored, tuition-free public charter school where students are selected by a lottery system. The school’s curriculum focuses on STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The school’s mission is to provide a safe, rigorous college preparatory environment, promoting social responsibility and a culturally-diverse community dedicated to becoming lifelong learners bound for success. Since its founding in 2007, the school has won a multitude of prestigious awards, honors and accolades. Most recently, Washington Post listed CASLV as one of the top schools in Nevada and the nation in its list of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.” For the 2016-17 school year, CASLV opened two new campuses in the Centennial Hills area and Nellis Air Force Base.
Friday, Jan. 27 at 9:30 a.m.
Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas’ multi-purpose room
2150 Windmill Pkwy.
Henderson, NV 89074
SOTs of 5th grade students reciting the preamble, Gettysburg Address, etc.
Henderson Mayor Andy Hafen
Candyce Farthing, Chief Operating Officer, CASLV
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