Classrooms are back in business in Henderson, as Inspirada students head back to school. Throughout the city, education-oriented initiatives are seeking participants. See what cool Henderson back to school activities has to offer its families for the new school year:
STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM SEEKS HOST FAMILIES
The World Heritage Student Exchange Program is seeking local host families for high school exchange students from more than 30 countries, including Germany, Spain, Thailand, Denmark and France.
Couples, single parents and families with and without children are encouraged to apply to host a student for a semester or the entire school year. Each exchange student is fully insured, has personal spending money and expects to contribute to household responsibilities. For more information, call 800-888-9040, email [email protected] or visit whhosts.com.
WET’N’WILD LAS VEGAS OFFERS FREE ADMISSION FOR GOOD SCHOOLWORK
As a summer treat to show appreciation for local residents and pass holders, Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road, is offering several free admission opportunities to enjoy the park.
Wet‘n’Wild is rewarding Clark County students for their good work during school. Students who received straight A’s on their year-end report card can present it at any ticket window to receive a free general admission ticket. This offer is good for K-12 students one time during the 2014 season.
For more information, visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.
NEVADA STATE COLLEGE SEEKS STORIES FOR STUDENT-RUN LITERARY JOURNAL
Nevada State College and its Humanities Department are looking for stories to be printed in its student-run literary journal, 300 Days of Sun. It is a print journal featuring poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction and visual art. It is seeking submissions for its second issue through Sept. 30. The book is slated to be printed in December. Copies of the journal will be available for purchase online and through the Nevada State College Bookstore.
Faculty adviser Dr. Gregory Robinson, chairman of the Humanities Department, said the department is looking for original, unpublished work in English with the theme of Las Vegas. All submissions should involve the theme in some way. Authors should consider this theme liberally, writing about the desert, Southern Nevada and culture outside the Strip. For more information or to submit, visit https://300daysofsun.submittable.com/submit.
Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal