John Harrington

16 Nov Celebration of English teacher’s life to be held Nov. 27

Longtime local English teacher John Harrington, who died July 10, will be remembered Nov. 27 during a celebration of his life. The event will take place at Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center. According to the Las Vegas Sun, Harrington spent 37 years “molding young minds as an English teacher who primarily taught grammar, literature and creative writing.” He spent more than 20 years as English Department chairman at Clark High School. Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman described Harrington as “one of the most outstanding English teachers in the state.”