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Education and Outreach

Meet the Story Pirates

In late January, Reynolds Hall was filled with nearly 4,800 Clark County School District elementary school students for three days of performances by Story Pirates. This nationwide educational organization teaches children vocabulary development, story structure, revision, and confident self-expression through the process of storytelling.

Education and Outreach

The ‘A’ Difference – The Power of Arts Education

When the subject of education arises, it is common in today’s increasingly computer-driven climate to hear about the need for more STEM classes (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) for American students – including Southern Nevada’s school children. In an increasing number of conversations, the notion of STEAM is gaining traction, in which the arts are included and integrated.