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Clark High School principal, assistant principal 'assigned to home'

Posted: 8:08 PM, Dec 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-12-11 02:41:14-05
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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A Las Vegas high school will soon have new leadership.

Clark County School District says Clark High School Principal Antonio Rael and Assistant Principal Christina Bentheim have been "assigned to home."

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The announcement comes almost one week after students and parents complained about the school's principal to the CCSD Board of Trustees during a controversial school board meeting.

In a letter sent to parents on Tuesday, the school district said new leadership will be selected for the school at the beginning of next semester.

Read the full letter below:

Good evening Ed W. Clark High School families,

We are sending this message to inform you that School Associate Superintendent Sam Scavella will be supporting the students and staff at Clark High School for the remainder of the semester in the absence of Principal Antonio Rael and Assistant Principal Christina Bentheim. New leadership will be selected for Clark High School at the beginning of next semester following the CCSD selection process.

Please know that we are unable to discuss individual employee matters, but want to make you aware of the leadership changes occurring at your child’s school.

Thank you.