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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 *****@interact.ccsd.net

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Las Vegas school social worker arrested on sexual misconduct charges  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County School District police have arrested a social worker for alleged inappropriate behavior with two students following an investigation at Chaparral ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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.



My Sister's Keeper: 15 Trailblazers who champion the efforts of other women  TheGrio

This is a list of 15 Black women who make it a point to enlist, work with and advocate for other Black women.



Student stabbed in chest at Chaparral High School  News3LV

A fight Tuesday morning at Chaparral High School ended up with a 14-year old girl leaving the school with stab wounds. An officer with the Clark County School ...



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 ...



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. On March 14 , a 15-year-old male Desert Oasis High School ...



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, ...



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 ...



Student stabbed multiple times at Chaparral High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

Clark County School District said they are investigating a stabbing at Chaparral High School Tuesday morning.



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Michelle Obama holding voter registration rally in Las Vegas  Las Vegas Sun

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 .



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.



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.



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.



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.



Michelle Obama, in Las Vegas, stresses importance of voting  Las Vegas Review-Journal

People packed the Chaparral High School gymnasium Sunday evening to hear Michelle Obama, celebrities and local leaders speak on the importance of ...



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 ...



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.



Staff member injured, student arrested after fight at Mojave High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

Students fighting at Mojave High School in North Las Vegas injured a staff member, according to the Clark County School District.



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.



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.



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.



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.



New, affordable private college prep school coming to North Las Vegas  FOX5 Las Vegas

There is a new affordable college prep school opening up in North Las Vegas.



Former Chaparral High School football player killed in shooting  KLAS-TV

A former Chaparral High School football player is dead following a shooting on Saturday night.



Police arrest two 17-year-old students for bringing gun to Cheyenne High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Two teens were arrested at Cheyenne High School for bringing a gun to campus, police said.



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 ...



CCSD releases procedures for new, random 'Weapons Search Program'  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Clark County School District released the procedures administration will follow once the new 'Weapons Search Program' launches in ...



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 ...



Homecoming a Chaparral tradition worth preserving  Las Vegas Sun

Roni Bolgar was doing her best to fight back the tears. She was proudly snapping photos, reminding her teenage son and daughter to have a good time at the ...



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.



CCSD officials announce new safety program to reduce weapons on campus  FOX5 Las Vegas

Officials with the Clark County School District announced new security measures to prevent weapons on campus.



LVMPD: Man accused of kidnapping, sex assault is suspect in separate case  FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan police said Antwon Perkins, the man suspected of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl on Jan. 24, became a suspect ...



North Las Vegas police find missing girls 'safe and sound'  FOX5 Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Officers with the North Las Vegas Police Department said they were searching for three juvenile girls who went missing on ...



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 ...



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

A poll released Wednesday has Republican Sen. Dean Heller and Democratic U.S. Rep. Jacky Rosen in a dead heat for Nevada's U.S. Senate seat.



Chaparral High principal: Successful start to school year  Las Vegas Sun

The school year has started off well at Chaparral. Student suspensions, referrals and parent conferences for behavioral issues are significantly down when ...



Report: CCSD police sergeant stole cameras, laptops from Las Vegas school  FOX5 Las Vegas

A Clark County School District police sergeant was arrested Wednesday in connection to a theft at a west Las Vegas school.



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 ...



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 ...



Las Vegas caregiver arrested on suspicion of murder by child abuse  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A Las Vegas woman is facing charges in the April 2018 death of a child in her care. Gloria Martinez is suspected of murder by child abuse ...



Man shot by police in Summerlin is suspect in two homicides, police say  FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas police said the suspect in an officer-involved shooting last week in the Summerlin area was a violent man, wanted for multiple crimes.



Clark County students taking part in gun violence walkout  Las Vegas Review-Journal

Students from at least 11 schools around the Las Vegas Valley have signed up to take part in a national walkout on Friday to protest gun violence and call for ...



CCSD employee associations reach tentative agreements with school district  FOX5 Las Vegas

Three employee associates with the Clark County School District announced a tentative agreement had been reached for employee compensation for the ...



Teen with autism found after disappearing again in North Las Vegas  FOX5 Las Vegas

A 16-year-old boy was reported missing again in North Las Vegas and was located miles away, hours later.



Police: Credit card skimming is a 'feeding frenzy' across the valley  FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said they are recovering a record high number of credit card skimmers in what they're calling a “feeding frenzy” for personal ...



Police arrest CCSD bus driver for sex assaults, kidnapping near Strip  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Police arrested a man who works as a Clark County School bus driver for sexual assault, reported north of the Strip on Aug. 26, according ...



Christina Aguilera announces Las Vegas residency  FOX5 Las Vegas

Singer-songwriter Christina Aguilera announced she'll be coming to Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas for an exclusive residency, starting in May.



Police arrest armed robbery suspect after teens targeted near Desert Pines High School  FOX5 Las Vegas

Officers arrested a suspect after two teens and two others were robbed in separate incidents on Tuesday morning in east Las Vegas, according to Las Vegas ...



Grandmother begs for safe return of missing 3-year-old girl  FOX5 Las Vegas

North Las Vegas police have asked the public for help in locating a 2-year-old girl who was reported missing in August 2018.



Governor-elect Steve Sisolak announces student art contest for inauguration  FOX5 Las Vegas

Governor-elect Steve Sisolak announced a statewide art competition for students that reflects on what "Home Means Nevada" to them.



Henderson police: Man found dead near Boulder Highway and Frontage Road  FOX5 Las Vegas

Police were investigating the discovery of a man's body in a desert area near Boulder Highway and Pioneer Road Friday morning.



Residents get answers from North Las Vegas leaders about high-profile crimes  FOX5 Las Vegas

Neighbors in North Las Vegas got what they asked for Wednesday night: a community meeting about the recent spike in crime.



Motorcyclist killed in crash with backhoe in northwest valley identified  FOX5 Las Vegas

Police shut down Craig Road between Durango Drive and Cimarron Road Thursday afternoon to investigate a fatal crash, according to Las Vegas Metropolitan ...



Freed's Dessert Shop, Seafood City opening in booming North Decatur area  KLAS-TV

The northwest side of town is seeing a huge boom in business.



Local sports community unites to honor prep athletes at Sun Standout Awards  Las Vegas Sun

Professional sports have taken over Las Vegas, but they willingly yielded the spotlight to the area's best high school athletes, coaches and support staff ...



Las Vegas police: 1 dead in far northwest valley crash  FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metro police were on scene of a crash in the far northwest valley on Sunday afternoon.



Woman charged with attempted murder in stabbing at Las Vegas apartment  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A woman has been arrested following an alleged stabbing. Las Vegas Metropolitan Police got a call just before 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 that a ...



Las Vegas doctor pleads guilty to 'unlawfully prescribing' opioids  FOX5 Las Vegas

Federal prosecutors said a Las Vegas doctor pleaded guilty on Monday for unlawfully prescribing opioids.



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 ...



Charges dropped against man accused in fatal stabbing  FOX5 Las Vegas

A Las Vegas man who was charged with murder will soon walk free.



NLVPD: 3-year-old boy in critical condition after shooting self  FOX5 Las Vegas

North Las Vegas police said a 3-year-old was in critical condition after a shooting Saturday morning.



Valley father and son sentenced to prison for killing homeless man  FOX5 Las Vegas

A father and son, guilty of killing a man by striking him in the head with a pipe, were sentenced to prison Wednesday in Las Vegas Justice Court.



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 ...



Henderson man pleads guilty in Uber vehicle investment scheme  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A Henderson man has entered a guilty plea for his role in an investment scam designed to get people to purchase vehicles for use by ...



Full Sportscast: VGK's Subban off IR, (6-4) Runnin' Rebels to host (7-3) Fresno St.  News3LV

Vegas Golden Knights backup goaltenderMalcolm Subban was taken off the injured reserve list Friday, and Max Lagace was sent back down to the team's minor ...



Woman in wheelchair struck, killed by bus in North Las Vegas identified  FOX5 Las Vegas

The Clark County coroner identified a woman who was struck and killed in North Las Vegas Saturday 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.



Coding with Confidence | News Center  UNLV NewsCenter

As a female computer science professor and Director of Information Technology with The Lincy Institute, Fatma Nasoz is passionate about increasing the ...



ICE officials make 102 arrests throughout Nevada during six day operation  FOX5 Las Vegas

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Enforcement Removal Operations announced its officers arrested 102 individuals throughout Nevada.



Family seeks answers after Henderson couple killed at home  FOX5 Las Vegas

HENDERSON (FOX5) -- Roger Tindell made his first appearance in court on Friday. He is accused of killing two people, Rob McComb and Mellisa Mason, ...



John Anzalone hopes to bring a principal's consensus-building skills to Congress  The Nevada Independent

John Anzalone is no stranger to uphill battles. He landed his first principal job at 32, and he bested a field of 43 applicants to land the top spot at Eldorado High ...



Report: Several severe injuries lead to valley toddler's abuse death  FOX5 Las Vegas

Continued abuse and several severe injuries lead to a Las Vegas toddler's death earlier this month, according to court records.



Coroner identifies man shot, killed in central valley  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Clark County coroner identified a man who was shot and killed in the central valley while walking with his girlfriend on Sunday.



Vice President Pence returning to Las Vegas  FOX5 Las Vegas

United States Vice President Mike Pence returns to Las Vegas on Oct. 27, according to GOP spokesperson Ross Hemminger.



Woman killed in hit-and-run collision in southeast valley identified  FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan police responded to a fatal collision that left one pedestrian dead in the southeast valley Saturday night.



Nevada Highway Patrol hosts hiring events  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The Nevada Highway Patrol will host two hiring events at their Southern Nevada command headquarters.



Bicyclist struck, killed in east Las Vegas identified  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A bicyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle in east Las Vegas Monday morning, police said.



Woman killed in fatal crash outside Caesars Palace identified  FOX5 Las Vegas

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police responded to a fatal accident outside Caesars Palace early Sunday morning.



Report: Gang member accused of killing man near Lake Mead Bouelvard, H Street  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Police said a man with a documented record of gang affiliation is accused of shooting and killing a man in central Las Vegas.



Woman injured in auto shop fire in west Las Vegas Valley  FOX5 Las Vegas

Fire officials said a woman suffered serious burns in an auto body shop fire in the west valley on Monday afternoon.



Man in critical condition after shooting near Bonanza, Martin Luther King Boulevard  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- Las Vegas Metro police are investigating a shooting that left a man critically injured near downtown Las Vegas.



UNLV student pistol whipped, robbed on campus opens up about attack  FOX5 Las Vegas

A University of Nevada, Las Vegas student said a suspect pistol whipped and robbed him on campus Sunday morning.



Clark County accepting applicants to fill seats vacated by Aaron Ford, Tick Segerblom  FOX5 Las Vegas

Clark County said it was accepting applicants to fill two State Senate seats vacated by Nevada Attorney General-elect Aaron D. Ford and Nevada State Sen.



CCSD to host community roundtable to discuss appropriate staff-student relationships  KTNV Las Vegas

On June 15, The Clark County School District will host a community roundtable to discuss and gain input on a draft policy and regulation regarding appropriate ...



Space heater causes $100,00 in damage to southwest Las Vegas home  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- A fire that resulted in six people being displaced from a southwest Las Vegas home has been blamed on a space heater.



How the new DUI law in Nevada will be enforced with alcohol, marijuana  FOX5 Las Vegas

A new law aims to save more lives by expanding the state's Ignition Interlock Device program.



Gov. Sandoval orders flags at half-staff in light of Thousand Oaks mass shooting  FOX5 Las Vegas

Nevada Governor Sandoval order flags to fly at half-staff following a deadly mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Wednesday night.



CSN to host orientation to help Brightwood students finish their education  FOX5 Las Vegas

The College of Southern Nevada said it would host an orientation for Brightwood College students to help them finish their degrees after the for-profit college ...



Family friend remembers 8-year-old Las Vegas boy killed by suspected DUI driver  FOX5 Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- The first fatal crash of the Labor Day weekend involved an 8-year-old boy. Police are now stepping up DUI checkpoints across the valley ...



NHP awarded grant to increase DUI enforcement  FOX5 Las Vegas

Nevada Highway Patrol said it was awarded $100000 in federal grant funds to provide increased state-wide impaired driving enforcement.



F.B.I. arrests 5th suspect in North Las Vegas girl's homicide  FOX5 Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS (FOX5) - Officers arrested the final suspect in an 11-year-old girl's shooting death last month, according to the North Las Vegas Police ...



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