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Clark County School District celebrates Peace Week

Posted at 10:25 PM, Jan 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-22 09:08:39-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Clark County School District has been promoting a culture of peace all week for Peace Week.

Former Assemblyman Tyrone Thompson started Peace Week prior to his passing as a way to wrap up Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day and promote peace in a bigger fashion.

"We kind of took it and ran with it really," explained Robert Hinchliffe, principal of Tyrone Thompson Elementary School.

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"Ms. Price and the librarian, Ms. Rittenhouse, ran with it and began to create a lot of activities for kids at home and at school through distance learning," he said.

"It kind of took a life of its own, where we kind of has activities every day of the week," added Hinchliffe. "The kids have been doing a lot of things in the classrooms to celebrate the idea of peace."