Las Vegas – Legacy Traditional Schools, a network of public, tuition-free charter schools in Nevada, held a promotion ceremony for its first eighth-grade graduating class on June 13 at their North Valley campus located in North Las Vegas. 49 eighth-graders were promoted in the ceremony. They will move on to the high school of their choice. 140 kindergarten students were also promoted to first grade in a ceremony held that morning.
Legacy Traditional School’s North Valley principal, faculty and families of Legacy graduating students were in attendance in addition to members of Legacy’s Nevada Governing Board.
“It was an honor to be a part of this milestone in Legacy’s history as we promote the first eighth-grade graduating class in Nevada,” said Christine Fitzsimmons, principal of Legacy Traditional School – North Valley. “Legacy’s rigorous and accelerated back-to-basis curriculum will prepare our students to excel in high school.”
Legacy Traditional School – North Valley is the first Legacy Traditional School in Nevada. The school welcomed 1,200 students for the 2017-2018 school year.
In addition to the North Valley campus, Legacy Traditional Schools will open its Cadence campus, located in the Cadence masterplan community in Henderson, this fall. It is enrolling students now for the 2018-2019 school year. Plans for a third campus in southwest Las Vegas, located at Rainbow and Wigwam, were approved in January. The new campus will begin enrolling this fall for the 2019-2020 school year.
Legacy Traditional Schools is known for its proven, accelerated academic model and back-to-basics curriculum that challenges students academically and encourages them to be active members of their communities.
For more information about Legacy Traditional Schools, visit www.legacytraditional.org.
About Legacy Traditional Schools (LTS)
Legacy Traditional Schools believes there is no limit to what a student can achieve with a great education and a strong character. Our non-profit network of tuition-free, high-performing public schools was founded on this principle, and it underlies our mission to build lifelong learners and good citizens. Every Legacy Traditional School features a rigorous, well-rounded curriculum that emphasizes all areas of academic study, including the arts, physical education and extensive athletics and extracurricular activities. We serve 14,500 students across 13 campuses in Arizona (Greater Phoenix, northwest Tucson, Maricopa and Casa Grande) and Nevada (North Las Vegas). New campuses are coming to Phoenix (Ariz.), East Mesa (Ariz.) and Henderson (Nev.) in 2018-19. Learn more at www.legacytraditional.org.