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WHEREAS, Elise L. Wolff Elementary School opened in 2001 to serve students and families in the rapidly growing Seven Hills and Anthem neighborhoods in the City of Henderson; and

WHEREAS, maintaining high standards of scholastic excellence, Wolff Elementary faculty and students are committed to setting goals and taking responsibility for life-long learning in an environment in which students are empowered for success and diversity is valued; and

WHEREAS, Elise L. Wolff Elementary School was one of only 16 Clark County School District schools selected to participate in the 2015-2016 Adopt-A-Country program, an intense academic, artistic, and athletic program, created in partnership with HSBC, USA Sevens Rugby, and the World Rugby Organization to promote broader exposure to international geography, language and culture; and

WHEREAS, after being paired with the United States National Sevens Rugby team, Wolff Elementary students have conducted research and written critical thinking essays about the role of athletics as an agent of international peace and unity, with one 5th grader's exceptional essay resulting in the honor of leading the USA team during opening ceremonies for Round 5 of the HSBC Sevens World Series of Rugby, which will be held in Las Vegas; and

WHEREAS, Elise L. Wolff Elementary School will have the honor of representing the State of Nevada and hosting the USA National Rugby Sevens team, as well as state and local dignitaries, during the USA Sevens Las Vegas Invitational Tournament on March 2, 2016; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada applauds the students and faculty of Elise L. Wolff Elementary School on their outstanding commitment to excellence in education and their exemplary efforts as participants in the 2015-2016 Adopt-A-Country program;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BRIAN SANDOVAL, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim  March 2, 2016, as

 Elise L. Wolff Elementary School International Rugby Day

 

 Proclamation Seal Only                         Signatures of Governor Brian Sandoval, Barbara Cegaske & Cadence Matijevich