Julie Wootton-Greener, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Julie Wootton-Greener

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Julie:

School board deadlocks in 3-3 vote on public comment changes

The Clark County School Board has faced criticism for allowing comments on non-action items only at the end of meetings. → Read More

School Board approves rezoning for 12 campuses

Trustees voted Monday to approve attendance zone changes in Henderson, northwest Las Vegas and Indian Springs that will take effect next school year. → Read More

School Board selects Garcia Morales as new president

Trustees held a work session Wednesday to select new board officers, who’ll serve in those leadership roles for one year. → Read More

Later high school start times? State could explore options

The Nevada State Board of Education plans to meet Dec. 15 for an information-only discussion about the possibility of requiring later high school start times. → Read More

Therapy dog brings smiles to Sierra Vista High School

It’s the second year the goldendoodle therapy dog has been at the school. His guardian, Principal Jessica Lovell, wants to help students cope with their anxiety. → Read More

CCSD sees graduation rate boost for class of 2022

The Clark County School District’s rate was 81.3 percent — up from 80.9 percent the previous year, according to data released Thursday. → Read More

Enrollment drops at Clark County schools for 5th straight year

The Clark County School District had 304,276 students on its official “count day.” That’s 506 fewer than the previous year. → Read More

How do dual credit classes affect GPA? Nevada board approves change

The State Board of Education approved a temporary regulation that makes the classes count the same as AP classes. → Read More

Open enrollment begins for Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program

Plan options are available for newborns through ninth grade students, and contract rates begin at $39 per month, the Nevada treasurer’s office said. → Read More

CCSD students run nation’s largest student-run farmers market

Green Our Planet, a nonprofit, held the nation’s largest student-run farmers market Thursday at the Clark County Government Center. → Read More

CCSD has more students than expected, but fewer than last year

The Clark County School District has more students this fall than projected but appears to be on track for its fifth consecutive yearly enrollment drop. → Read More

Pinecrest plans new campus in old Sears building at Meadows mall

The Nevada State Public Charter School Authority’s board voted unanimously Friday to approve the expansion. The new campus will serve up to 645 students. → Read More

CCSD seniors: You can apply for $2M in college scholarships

Clark County School District seniors are invited to apply for scholarships awarded by The Rogers Foundation. The application deadline is Feb. 5. → Read More

New library opens in fast-growing west Henderson

A ribbon cutting and opening event was held Tuesday at the West Henderson Library on Bicentennial Parkway. It included western-themed activities. → Read More

CCSD sees test score gains after returning to in-person classes

Students showed gains compared with the 2020-21 school year, when school district campuses operated under distance education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Slain RJ reporter to be inducted into Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame

Slain reporter Jeff German and two other former Las Vegas Review-Journal reporters will be inducted into the Nevada Newspaper Hall of Fame on Sept. 24. → Read More

UNR dorm reopens 3 years after boiler explosions

UNR’s Argenta Hall had a boiler failure that caused two blasts on July 5, 2019. Three years later, the residence hall has reopened. → Read More

CCSD’s ‘Teacher of the Year’ also serves as mentor to colleagues

Jeremy Lawson was recognized as the district’s “Teacher of the Year” for 2022. → Read More

State approves new Las Vegas high school focused on construction

Southern Nevada Trades High School will have up to 200 students in ninth and 10th grades once it has opened. → Read More

‘I like the kids:’ CCSD teacher logs 52 years in classroom

Pennie Edmond, 74, has been teaching in the Clark County School District since 1970. She is the district’s longest-serving educator. → Read More