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  • Early Childhood Butterfly Project

    With Dawson’s commitment to modern learning, all of our families have heard the term Project-Based Learning (PBL). But they may not yet fully understand what it means and how modern learning is accomplished through the PBL process. The Early Childhood Butterfly Project, led by teacher Katie Figg, is one incredible example of how Dawson delivers this inquiry-based approach to teaching new information and demonstrating how learning takes shape.
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  • Meet Some of Dawson's New Faculty!

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  • Early Childhood Butterfly Project

    Rachael Lachhwani, Communications Manager
    With Dawson’s commitment to modern learning, all of our families have heard the term Project-Based Learning (PBL). But they may not yet fully understand what it means and how modern learning is accomplished through the PBL process. The Early Childhood Butterfly Project, led by teacher Katie Figg, is one incredible example of how Dawson delivers this inquiry-based approach to teaching new information and demonstrating how learning takes shape.
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  • Open to ALL Dawson Parents: Fit4Mom Classes

    Fit4Mom is offering a mini session beginning Wednesday, April 20 through May 25, every Monday and Wednesday morning on campus!

    ​​Join FIT4MOM Las Vegas for bi-weekly HIIT workouts, fun fitness challenges, and more this Spring! Get summer-ready with a taste of our Body Well Transformation classes featuring our signature high-intensity interval training workouts aimed to help you gain strength, tone, and BURN max calories! Most importantly, have fun with other like-minded parents, dedicate some time for yourself, and get outside to enjoy the perfect spring weather! Sign up here: https://fit4mom-lasvegas.pike13.com/courses/205859
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  • How Students Find Their Place After Dawson

    Rachael Lachhwani, Advancement Manager
    There is a big world beyond the walls of The Alexander Dawson School. The next step for our graduates is high school, and we understand the importance of addressing the academic expectations and needs of our outgoing students so they can continue to meet their personal potential in the future. And while our students experience myriad emotions as they exit the doors as eighth-graders, we are confident that they are prepared to meet the challenges of that big world. 
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  • Dawson Spotlight: Rachael Stratmeyer

    Have you met Ms. Rachael Stratmeyer yet? Ms. Stratmeyer is originally from Wisconsin. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her master’s degree from the University of Virginia. In addition to teaching in Massachusetts, Northern Virginia, and the Netherlands, she also previously worked as a reading specialist and learning strategist. Currently, she teaches fourth grade and you can get to know her in this edition of the #DawsonSpotlight!
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  • Dawson Spotlight: Lindee WItt

    Have you met Ms. Lindee Witt yet? Ms. Witt is originally from Las Vegas. She earned her bachelor’s degree from UNLV and master’s degree from Grand Canyon University. Previously, she taught in the Clark County School District for more than 20 years, worked as a Literary Specialist and educational consultant. Currently, she is the Teaching & Learning Coordinator for the Lower School. You can learn more about Ms. Witt in this edition of the #DawsonSpotlight!
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  • Dawson Spotlight: Kym Newell

    Have you met Ms. Kym Newell yet? Kym Newell is from Carson, California, where she got her start in the field of education. She attended El Camino College, UC Berkeley & Nevada State College. Currently, she is a middle school advisor, teacher, and learning support specialist. You can learn more about her in this edition of the #DawsonSpotlight!
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  • Dawson Alum Makes Forbes 30 under 30 Social Impact List & Talks Tech For Good on the Dawson Podcast

    Blake Resnick '13 is the Founder and CEO of BRINC Drones and named the youngest honoree on the Forbes 30 under 30 Social Impact List!

    In episode 34 of the Dawson Podcast, Blake joins Assistant Head of School Andrew Bishop and Director of Academic Innovation and Design Rich Lehrer to discuss the importance of innovation, the origin of BRINC, and how technology can be used to benefit the greater good. You’ll also hear about the skills and mindset needed to be successful as an entrepreneur and real-world problem-solver.

    Click to listen now: https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/alexanderdawsonschool/Blake_Resnick_Podcast.mp3

    Visit https://www.adsrm.org/about-dawson/dawson-podcast for more!
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  • Dawson Spotlight: Sue Boyum

    Have you met Ms. Sue Boyum yet? Sue grew up in South Dakota. She earned her bachelor’s degree from Mount Marty College and her master’s degree from the University of Iowa. Previously, she taught in Iowa, Hawaii and Seattle. Currently, she teaches performing arts at Dawson in grades 4-8. You can learn more about her in this edition of #DawsonSpotlight!
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The Alexander Dawson School

The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain, an independent school located on 33-acres in the community of Summerlin, is Nevada’s first Stanford University Challenge Success partner school for students in early childhood through grade eight. Utilizing the unique Challenge Success framework, Dawson uses research-based strategies and programs that emphasize student academics, wellbeing, and a healthy school-life balance to create more engaged, motivated, and resilient learners and leaders. At Dawson, students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.