Coral Academy Cadence Shooting Today — According to a note delivered to families, the Coral Academy Cadence building in Henderson was fired many times on Monday night, April 24th, 2023. While all students and employees were outside the building, the campus, according to school administration, was shot several times in a random location during the course of the night, breaking three windows. According to the message, authorities are looking into the incident and don’t think anyone was the intended target.
On Tuesday, students are expected to attend class as usual. The campus will be under “armed safety personnel” and Henderson Police’s watch and it will be in a “soft lockdown” for the duration of the day. Tuesday’s in-person meetings have been postponed, and guests are not permitted inside the structure.
Coral Academy Cadence full message sent to families
Dear Cadence Families,
We regret to inform you of an event that occurred last night while all students and staff members were out of the building. The campus was shot multiple times in random places. Three windows were damaged. Authorities were contacted, and an investigation has already begun. Authorities informed us that the shooting at the building was not directed toward any person; therefore, students may return to school today.
Armed safety personnel is present on campus for additional security. The Henderson Police Department will also monitor our school, and the campus will remain in soft lockdown today. Any in-person meetings scheduled for today are canceled, and visitors will not be allowed to enter the building. Our student and staff safety is our top priority.
We appreciate your attention to this important matter.
CASLV Cadence Administration
Coral Academy of Science Las Vegas (CASLV) is a STEM-focused, college-prep public charter school that gives students in grades K-12 an opportunity to achieve their full potential. The mission of CASLV is to provide a safe, rigorous college preparatory environment that promotes social responsibility and a culturally diverse community dedicated to becoming lifelong learners bound for success. CASLV started its operation in 2007 at its Tamarus Campus.
Four years later, CASLV added a second and third campus, Windmill and Sandy Ridge, respectively. Due to a growing demand for our academic model, CASLV added three more campuses to serve the Centennial Hills area, Nellis Air Force Base in 2016, the Eastgate campus opened in 2018, and Cadence Campus opened in the fall of 2022.
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