Trudi Martin – WWII Veteran and long time Nevada Resident
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Education in the Neon Shadow: The First 50 Years of the Clark County School District”. This book was authored by the Clark County School District Archive Committee. Could you please add the below description and attached picture to the Nevada Authors page?
In 2006, the Clark County School District prepared for its 50th anniversary by gathering mementos to display. But when the celebration ended, no one knew what to do with the material. Education in the Neon Shadow is the result of that collection. No one could have predicted that a tiny outpost in the middle of the desert between Salt Lake City and southern California would become a world-renowned tourist destination. Nor could anyone have envisioned that only fifty years later over 300,000 children would attend school beneath the bright lights of the Las Vegas skyline. Yet both became reality.
There's a basin, wrought of reason,
tortoise dry and clean of air
Where rivers hike to meet their fate,
get lost and disappear
Where Grand Adventure had a say
and different would prevail
And where only hardy life hangs on
to all that it entails... Read More