The Westside School is the oldest existing schoolhouse in Southern Nevada, but its significance to former students goes deeper than the years. For much of its history, the school served African Americans from the Historic Westside, and many of them went on to become civic leaders and business owners.
Q: Why were they called “The Rat Pack”? A: Who hasn’t heard of the Rat Pack? Everybody knows who they were: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Joey Bishop and Peter Lawford, best known for chasing women, filming “Oceans Eleven” in Las Vegas, and performing together in “the Summit at the Sands” while filming early in 1960.