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Students, from left, Taylor, 17, Troy, 14, and Tamsen, 12, (last name withheld) pose with principal Amy Smith at Becker Middle School Thursday, May 6, 2021. The school received a Purple Star award from the Nevada Department of Education for supporting military families. Taylor is a former Becker Middle School student.
May 10, 2021 (2 a.m.)
By the time Taylor entered seventh grade at Becker Middle School, she had already attended five other schools. The daughter of an Air Force member, she switched schools every time her father was transferred to a new base. “It’s hard, but it’s the only thing I’ve ever known,” she said. Becker was the biggest school she had ...