The Clark County School District has been dealing with overcrowding in its schools for a while now, but relief is finally coming to the City of Henderson.
On Thursday, CCSD broke ground on a brand new campus near Lake Mead Parkway and Olsen Street.
The new school is expected to be ready by June 2017. The construction in Henderson is said to be the first of a total of six schools that will be built this year.
Among the kids helping with the traditional turning of the dirt at the groundbreaking ceremony was little Kalia, who's a student at C.T. Sewell Elementary School. Sewell Elementary is one of many campuses bursting at the seams.
Kalia's in pre-school; her mother says this has been a long time coming.
"She's in the pre-k program so it's pretty big and they have about five teachers in there, along with volunteers all day," said Shannon Freire, Kalia's mother... Read More