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Bill Smales New Head Wrestling Coach

September 17, 2015 by Coach Larry Barnson (Register to contact)

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Bill Smales a Chaparral Alumnus is now the new Head Wrestling Coach at Chaparral HS. Bill is a former "State Champion" and has returned to Chaparral to to bring the program back to it's glory. After numerous coaching changes since (1994 to present) the Chaparral wrestling program has fallen into disarray. Bill with a treasure trove of knowledge has returned to Chaparral to bring the program back. If you want to help in his quest Bill can be contacted at (702) 210-XXXX or *****

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Student with gun arrested at Chaparral High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

Clark County School District officials said a student at Chaparral High School was arrested on Wednesday after he or she brought a loaded firearm to campus.

Las Vegas breaking news for May 23, 2019  KTNV Las Vegas

The following is a roundup of breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley. 2:00 P.M.. Crews from Clark County Fire Department and Las Vegas Fire and ...

CCSD, Las Vegas police investigating threats against Chaparral High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Clark County School District police said officers were actively investigating threats against Chaparral High School that were posted on ...

Teen arrested in security guard’s death also brought gun to Las Vegas school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The teen suspect arrested Saturday in the killing of a security guard this month was the same 16-year-old student arrested Thursday after bringing a handgun to ...

Del Sol student arrested for having gun, police say  KTNV Las Vegas

A 16-year-old student at Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts was arrested for having a 9mm handgun on school property, according to school police.

Threats against Chaparral High School found to be false, CCSD police say  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Lt. Roberto Morales said threats made against Chaparral High School on social media were not considered to be legitimate.

Woman arrested for pulling gun on Chaparral High School student  FOX5 Las Vegas

A woman was arrested Friday after pulling a gun on a student, school police said.

Woman arrested for pulling gun while trying to stop fight at Chaparral High School  KLAS-TV

Clark County School Police detained a woman Friday for having a gun near Chaparral High School.

The Incredible Kicking Man | News Center  UNLV NewsCenter

With all due deference to longtime Raiders stalwart Sebastian Janikowski, kickers just don't normally look like offensive linemen. Unless they happened to play ...

Defense helps Eldorado stave off Chaparral  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Eldorado scored 10 points off turnovers — eight in the first half — and outrebounded the Cowboys 34-27 to steal a crucial win during a busy three-game week.

School district social worker arrested; student describes inappropriate touching  KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Clark County School District Police Department has arrested a contracted social worker accused of inappropriate contact with ...

East valley students detail sexual misconduct by contracted social worker  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) Two students said a contracted social worker at Chaparral High School kissed and touched them inappropriately at school.

Big stars to attend Michelle Obama's 'When We All Vote' rally at Chaparral High School  KLAS-TV

More information was released Tuesday about Michelle Obama's voting rally in Las Vegas this weekend. The 'When We All Vote' will be held Sunday, Sept.

Raising The Bar JAG Nevada aims to give at-risk students a path to college, careers  KTNV Las Vegas

The JAG classroom at Chaparral High School looks like all the others but it is much different than other classes at the school because it is designed to polish ...

Contracted CCSD social worker arrested for inappropriate contact with students  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS -- Clark County School District police announced Monday that a contracted social worker was arrested for inappropriate contact with two students.

Student, officer hurt in fights at Las Vegas’ Chaparral High  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Three students were arrested after two fights — each involving two male juveniles — broke out during lunch recess. Police also recovered marijuana and a ...

Suspect in custody after student stabbed at Las Vegas’ Chaparral High  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A 16-year-old female student was in custody after a stabbing at Chaparral High School on Tuesday morning. The incident occurred around 10:30 a.m., ...

Teen victim of alleged abuse by former CCSD social worker speaks out  KLAS-TV

A young woman is speaking saying she fell victim to a social worker contracted with Clark County School District.

Bleachers packed at high school for Michelle Obama  KTNV Las Vegas

The bleachers inside the gym at Chaparral High School were full of locals waiting to hear former First Lady Michelle Obama speak on the importance of voter ...

Serious incidents involving Las Vegas valley schools in 2018-19  KTNV Las Vegas

This is an ongoing list of serious incidents at Las Vegas valley schools for the 2018-19 school year. An individual was arrested after gun found in vehicle at ...

Woman arrested for bringing gun near Chaparral High School  News3LV

LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — The incident took place around the 4100 block of Boulder Highway. According to police, two kids who were about to engage in a fight ...

Memo to CCSD: Background checks only work if you pay attention  Las Vegas Review-Journal

An arrest on rape and battery charges was apparently not enough to prevent Lawrence Anthony Winston from working with kids in the Clark County School ...

Creepy clown threatens Chaparral High School students on Facebook  KTNV Las Vegas

A lot of parents are disturbed about a creepy clown profile on Facebook that's posted threats aimed at both a school and individuals.

1 dead in shooting at North Las Vegas high school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

An 18-year-old man died after he was shot Tuesday afternoon outside a North Las Vegas high school, officials said. North Las Vegas police began receiving ...

Man arrested after bringing knives onto Las Vegas school campus  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A middle school in the central Las Vegas Valley was briefly placed on a hard lockdown Thursday morning after a man entered the campus armed with knives.

Teen, mother sentenced in killing of ex-Chaparral football player  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A teen and his mother must spend time behind bars for their roles in the fatal shooting of former Chaparral High School football player Richard Nelson, a judge ...

Metal detectors considered after rash of school gun incidents  Las Vegas Sun

With seven gun-related incidents on school grounds this year, including the fatal shooting of a high school student Tuesday in North Las Vegas, officials are ...

Chaparral High gets $10M Engelstad grant  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A Las Vegas high school with a homeless population of 6 percent, a minority population of 80 percent, a graduation rate of 72 percent and at least 50 ...

Retiring coach: 'Chaparral isn't just a school. Chaparral is a family.'  Las Vegas Sun

About seven years ago, Paul Nihipali was all set to leave Chaparral High School. It was pegged for turnaround status by the Clark County School District, ...

Seeking nominations for the Sun's high school sports awards show  Las Vegas Sun

Since debuting after the 2015-16 season, the Sun Standout Awards have been presented to representatives from more than 20 schools, with the evening ...

Chaparral High School's graduation rate rises dramatically  KTNV Las Vegas

Chaparral High School is getting national attention for its graduation rate.

Memorial service honors Chaparral grad who was killed Saturday  Las Vegas Review-Journal

About 125 people attended the half-hour *service* Thursday in front of Chaparral High School in Las Vegas.

Chaparral High principal wins national award from Communities in Schools  Las Vegas Sun

Chaparral High School Principal Lolo James has received national recognition from Communities in Schools for helping increase the school's graduation rate.

Clark County schools cancel all scheduled after-school events  Las Vegas Review-Journal

After nearly 7 inches of snow fell in areas of the Las Vegas Valley, the Clark County School District decided that students would not have a snow day after all.

Principal out to change the culture at Chaparral High  Las Vegas Sun

David Wilson has begun his run as principal at Chaparral High School, which has one of the Clark County School District's worst graduation rates.

Expanded Hoophall West features 16 games over three days in Scottsdale  AZCentral

There are more teams, an extra day, and more star quality coming to Chaparral High School in Scottsdale for the annual Hoophall West, a basketball showcase ...

Governor gets 3 finalists for Nevada state schools chief  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gov. Steve Sisolak will choose the state's next superintendent of public instruction from a list of three applicants, all of whom have leadership experience in ...

School staff arrested during 2018-2019 school year  KTNV Las Vegas

The following is a list of teachers in Clark County that have been arrested during the 2018-2019 school year.

CCSD's graduation rate up 2 percent, now at 85 percent  KTNV Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Clark County School District's final graduation rate for the Class of 2018 is a record high 85.22 percent, an increase of 2 percentage ...

Teen and his mother sentenced for roles in Chaparral grad's murder  FOX5 Las Vegas

A mother and son who pleaded guilty to their roles in the death of a former Chaparral High School athlete were sentenced Thursday.

At Chaparral, clean house, new faces, fresh start  Las Vegas Sun

David Wilson moved among the 24 Chaparral High School students like an old-style preacher beckoning skeptical congregants to rise to their feet to speak.

Michelle Obama holding voter registration rally in Las Vegas  News3LV

Former first lady Michelle Obama will headline a voter registration rally in Las Vegas on Sunday. The rally from organization When We All Vote will take place at ...

Judge upholds ruling that gave Clark County teachers a raise  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A district judge on Friday upheld an arbitrator's decision that Clark County teachers should receive a pay raise and increased district contributions to health care.

Art Institute of Las Vegas begins new semester after dodging closure  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Having avoided closure following the bankruptcy of its parent company, the school in Henderson will begin its spring semester on Monday.

CCSD student lunches paid in FULL by local donors  KLAS-TV

CCSD student lunches for grades 5th-12th paid in FULL by a group of local donors.

Las Vegas breaking news for August 31, 2018  KTNV Las Vegas

This is a roundup of all the breaking news from around the Las Vegas valley for Aug. 31, 2018. 5:54 P.M.. Las Vegas police are investigating a crash involving a ...

GEICO Nationals: Breaking down the eight-team field  USA TODAY High School Sports

We break down the eight teams in the GEICO High School Nationals field and examine the chances they have to advance.

Police: 4 students arrested, dozens pepper sprayed in fight at Western High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Four students were arrested and dozens of others were pepper sprayed after a fight broke out at Western High School on Thursday.

Las Vegas elementary student found with handgun at school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A 9-year-old male student at Helen Smith Elementary was referred to social services on Wednesday after bringing an unloaded handgun and ammunition to ...

2 students arrested over threats at Las Vegas high school — VIDEO  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Two male Arbor View High School students were arrested Tuesday in connection with racially motivated threats made against their school. The threats made on ...

Las Vegas High School student arrested after gun, THC oil found  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A 17-year-old Las Vegas High School student was arrested Wednesday after he was found with marijuana oil and police discovered a gun in his car.

Las Vegas fire captain jailed in domestic violence case  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A Las Vegas Fire Department captain turned himself in Monday, days after his bloodied wife flagged down a car about 50 miles northwest of the city begging for ...

Driver arrested after woman hit by bus near Las Vegas Strip dies  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A bus driver was arrested on suspicion of impaired driving after a woman was struck and killed Thursday morning near the Las Vegas Strip, police said.

Principal injured, 5 students cited in North Las Vegas school fight  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Five students were cited on Friday after a fight at Desert Rose High School that injured the principal, according to school police.

Clark County School District’s graduation schedule for 2018  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School District has released its schedule of 2018 high school graduations. Graduations began on Wednesday and run through June 1.

Calvary Chapel withdraws appeal, will forfeit 11 boys games  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Calvary Chapel Christian School has withdrawn its appeal of a decision to forfeit 11 of its Class 2A Southern League boys basketball games. The Nevada ...

PHOTOS: From the historic to the quotidian, a year in review  The Nevada Independent

As we enter our third year of telling the stories that need to be told, we'd like to look back and share with you some of our favorite photos from the last year.

Week in Pictures: April 7-April 13  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Take a look at some eye-catching pictures from Las Vegas Review-Journal photographers in the past week.

Tyray Collins shines in Chaparral's win over Bonanza  Las Vegas Sun

After a scoreless first half, the Chaparral Cowboys completed the comeback to win 14-6 on opening night at Bonanza High ...

Report: Henderson high school teacher, student kissed on Halloween  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A teacher at Basic High School in Henderson kissed a student and had him over to her house twice, according to her arrest report. The student and the teacher, ...

Teen sentenced over racist threats at Las Vegas school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The boy who created an Instagram account to post threats against black Arbor View High School students was sentenced Friday to an out-of-community ...

Las Vegas high school teacher arrested on sexual misconduct charges  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County School District police arrested a Sierra Vista High School teacher on suspicion of sexual misconduct, open and gross lewdness, and showing ...

Clark County teachers ratify new contract for pay, healthcare  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County teachers ratified a three-year contract that includes an increase in pay and healthcare contributions late Thursday, finalizing the longest pact with ...

UNLV program fast tracks teachers to Las Vegas schools  Las Vegas Review-Journal

For the past month, Barnard and 13 other UNLV students fulfilled the practicum portion of the the state's Alternate Route to Licensure program.

Viking Football Welcomes 25 New Student-Athletes For 2019  Portland State Vikings

Semaj Bolin , CB, 5-10, 170, FR, HS, North Las Vegas, NV (Coronado HS) - se-mozh * Dante Chachere , QB, 6-3, 170, FR, HS, Fresno, CA (Clovis West HS) ...

Nevada schools post modest gain in high school graduation rate  Las Vegas Review-Journal

While more than 1 in 4 high school students in Nevada fail to graduate on time, the state and Clark County School District this year posted incremental gains in ...

Second teen pleads guilty to threatening black Las Vegas students  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty Monday to a felony charge of making a terroristic threat for his role in a series of racist threats made against black Arbor View ...

Stolen gun problem persists in northwest Las Vegas  Las Vegas Review-Journal

If everyone in the northwest valley locked their guns securely, Metropolitan Police Department Capt. Sasha Larkin said the number of stolen firearms in that area ...

2 Las Vegas men arrested in Texas on drug charges  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Two Las Vegas men were arrested in Texas last weekend after the Denton County sheriff's office found 175 pounds of marijuana in the vehicle they were driving.

Las Vegas police investigate attempted kidnapping near high school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas police are investigating an attempted kidnapping Thursday morning near Durango High School in the western valley.

I-Team: Sen. Harry Reid believes UFO files shouldn't remain secret  KLAS-TV

Former Senate Majority leader Harry Reid thinks it is time for the Pentagon to open up its secret UFO files.

Big 150 Arizona high school football 2020 prospects rankings  AZCentral

It's time to roll out another Big 150, this time for the Class of 2020, which could wind up as the greatest football recruiting class in Arizona prep history.

CCSD support staff bemoan health insurance cost hike  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Support staffers in the Clark County School District are lamenting an increase in health insurance costs, saying that higher out-of-pocket costs will leave them ...

No arrests in North Las Vegas shooting that injured 5 students  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Shots were fired about 4 p.m. Monday on San Miguel Avenue, near Coleman Street, less than a mile from Cheyenne High School during a fight between two ...

New pig farm consuming Las Vegas Strip’s leftovers  Las Vegas Review-Journal

For decades, visitors to Las Vegas who asked what happened to all that buffet waste have been told, “It goes to the pig farm.” ...

Teen arrested near Las Vegas high school with pistol, silencer  Las Vegas Review-Journal

School police arrested an intoxicated 17-year-old male near Valley High School on Wednesday afternoon after finding him with a loaded semiautomatic pistol ...

Racial tensions at Las Vegas high school erupted in campus brawl  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sophomore Kayla Carbajal did not want to go to Western High School on Friday, a day after simmering racial tensions erupted in a brawl that led school police ...

At struggling Chaparral, respected coach hopes district sees 'family' amid restructuring  Las Vegas Sun

Walking to the baseball field at Chaparral High School, one easily notices two shades of orange on the brick wall at the front of the stadium. One shade is from ...

Nevada agencies send teams to help fight California fires  Las Vegas Review-Journal

As wildfires burn in California, agencies from both ends of Nevada have sent resources to help fight the blazes.

Police arrest North Las Vegas student who had gun in backpack  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County School District police arrested a 15-year-old male student near Cheyenne High School on Wednesday afternoon after finding a loaded handgun in ...

Smith Middle School, Hartke Park to swap spots in North Las Vegas  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Neighboring J.D. Smith Middle School and Hartke Park will be trading spaces by 2020, under a plan approved Wednesday night by the North Las Vegas City ...

CSN baseball tournament renamed in honor of Manny Guerra  Las Vegas Review-Journal

CSN's season-opening tournament has been renamed the Manny Guerra Memorial Coyote Border Battle in honor of the longtime major league scout from Las ...

Ex-Las Vegas high school theater teacher arrested on sex charge  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A former theater teacher at Las Vegas Academy of the Arts was arrested Sunday on a warrant that accuses him of engaging in sexual conduct with a student, ...

Teen admits to making racist threats at Las Vegas school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Under the warm sun Friday afternoon, the group of mothers joined hands outside the Clark County Juvenile Justice center in Las Vegas and prayed for strength ...

Las Vegas student arrested after ‘terroristic threat’  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A 15-year-old student at Desert Oasis High School in Las Vegas was arrested on Thursday morning after another student overheard him making terroristic ...

Collins' Cleat: Chaparral's new star helps Cowboys keep coveted rivalry trophy  Las Vegas Sun

Chaparral senior Tyray Collins struck more lethally than the lightning that delayed his team's rivalry game with Eldorado more than two hours Friday night. ...

Arizona Basketball: Nico Mannion drops 57 points and game-winner  FlickSided

Brighter days are coming for Arizona Basketball as 2019 commit Nico Mannion scores 57 points including the buzzer beater in a win.

Cajoling, bluffing are crucial skills for Clark County truancy officer  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Attendance officer Tony Stark shares a name with the Iron Man comic book character, but he has few of his powers. All he can do is try to connect with ...

Tracking the Clark County school sexual misconduct cases  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A year after the initial peak of arrests of Clark County School District employees, the Review-Journal revisits the cases to see how many have led to convictions ...

8-year-old’s cosplay of Michelle Obama goes viral  TheGrio

Everyone has heroes when they're a kid. For 8-year-old Ella-Lorraine Brown of Los Angeles, her role model is Michelle Obama.

Portland State Football Signs Nine During Early Signing Period  Portland State Vikings

The Portland State Football Program signed nine student-athletes during the National Letter of Intent early signing period on Wednesday. The Vikings have ...

Campaign 2018: Another poll has Heller-Rosen race in dead heat  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A poll released Wednesday has the race between Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen in a dead heat. The survey of 1,039 ...

Camera equipment stolen from western Las Vegas high school  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School District Police Department is investigating the theft of camera equipment and potentially other items from West Career and Technical ...

Las Vegas teacher’s inappropriate touching dates to ‘17, police say  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Several students at a southwest Las Vegas high school told investigators that a teacher had made sexual comments and inappropriately touched them, an arrest ...

Clark County school police welcome dogs trained to detect guns  Las Vegas Review-Journal

The Clark County School District Police Department has four furry new officers with a talent for sniffing out guns. Police Chief James Ketsaa swore in the ...

Arizona Basketball signee Nico Mannion to play in State Championship  FlickSided

TEMPE, AZ- Another step closer to the promised land, Arizona Basketball signee Nico Mannion will play in his second-straight state championship!

Celebrities you didn't know graduated from Las Vegas high schools  Las Vegas Sun

Tennis legend Andre Agassi, who was born, raised and still lives in Las Vegas, is among many celebrities who spent their high school years here. Some of the ...

How a group of former Chap soccer players (that's me) is helping the current team  Las Vegas Sun

Back in the day, I was an average soccer player on one of Nevada's all-time great high school teams. When the coach would ask me to enter the game, I'd race ...

Las Vegas man threatened elementary school shooting, police say  Las Vegas Review-Journal

A 26-year-old Las Vegas man is facing a terrorism charge after authorities accused him of boasting about shooting elementary school children. The comments ...

Brief investigation led to gang arrests near Las Vegas Strip  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas police said they arrested a dozen gang members and gang associates early Sunday near the Strip after a brief investigation that began that night.

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