Archive for April, 2015

Sister Schools and Pen Pals

April 24th, 2015

The Meritas Family of Schools is full of unique and resourceful opportunities.  With schools located in Arizona, Switzerland, Mexico, Florida, China, New York, Texas and Nevada, collaborative opportunities abound, with technology allowing each school to partner and experience another campus with just the click of a button. (more…)

The field trip to Apple

April 24th, 2015

Last week, 3rd graders traveled to the Apple store in Town Square Las Vegas to meet with the Genius Team for a much sought-after Apple field trip experience.  HIS was one of the only schools in Las Vegas to be awarded this opportunity this school year and the students loved it! (more…)

Math Madness in 4th Grade

April 17th, 2015

This Spring, Mr. Euken’s 4th grade class piloted a special feature of our Tenmarks program, the Math Madness Challenge.  This annual contest is in its 4th year and is hosted by TenMarks Education.  It pits TenMarks-using classrooms from around the nation against each other, as students race to accurately answer as many questions as they can within a certain window of time. (more…)

Why we returned to HIS

April 16th, 2015

We asked one of our families, the Wingards, why they decided to come back to HIS after trying another school. The following response was written by Jessie Wingard.

Our family is one of the lucky few who have had the chance to experience both the public school system and private school.

All three of our children started their education at Henderson International School in the preschool and pre-k programs. In our opinion, they received the biggest and best introduction to school and went into kindergarten with so much knowledge. (more…)