Students from the Northwest Career and Technical Academy’s media communications program visited Vegas PBS on Dec. 5, 2013 and toured the production sets, editing bays, master control center as well as Virtual High School. The group of 46 juniors and a handful of seniors learned about the broadcasting industry from Production Services Manager Kareem Hatcher, General Manager Tom Axtell and other Vegas PBS staff.
The Attendance Zone Advisory Commission (AZAC) will hold a meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 at 9:30 a.m., at the Edward A. Greer Education Center board room, located at 2832 E. Flamingo Road. To view the agenda, visit http://ccsd.net/trustees/pdf/agendas/12-10-13-agenda-pdf.
Science teacher Joshua Hager is well-liked by his students at Las Vegas Academy, where he emphasizes the importance of a college education. Hager is profiled in a Las Vegas Review-Journal “R-Jeneration” article.
CCSD parents and staff have an opportunity to provide feedback and lend their voice to the district’s efforts to meet student achievement goals by participating in the Nevada Comprehensive Curriculum Audit Tool for Districts (NCCAT-D). To participate in the 15 question survey, parents and guardians can visit www.surveymonkey.com/s/NCCAT-D_Parent_Padres. The survey, available in both English and Spanish, is completely confidential and has a direct impact on the children in the community,...More
An AZAC meeting Dec. 10 and a Magnet/CTA information night Dec. 12 are among the highlights of “The Week Ahead” for Dec. 7-13, 2013.
The CCSD Board of School Trustees voted on Dec. 5, 2013 to appoint Stavan Corbett to serve as the trustee for District D. The seat was vacated Oct. 23, 2013 with the resignation of Trustee Lorraine Alderman who served since January 2011. "It's important for all areas of the county to have a representative on the school board because we are stronger when the needs of all students are fully supported," said Board President Carolyn Edwards. "I'm grateful that Stavan Corbett applied to fill...More
Newly appointed School Board Trustee Stavan Corbett will represent approximately 49,000 students in District D, which has the highest Hispanic population of CCSD’s seven areas. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “Hispanic students outnumber any two other ethnic groups combined in the district, according to this school year’s official head count. Hispanics represent 44 percent of all students and their numbers are rising.”
The Clark County School District congratulates the winners in the 2013 CCSD Middle School Photography Contest. This year’s contest also was open to elementary school students who had a special combined category. Awards will be presented during the Board of Trustees meeting at the Greer Education Center on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 4 p.m. This year’s winners are listed below:
- Best of Show
- Use your imagination category
- Samantha Garcia, Gibson MS
- Use your...
Learn about business support of CCSD schools in the next "Inside Education," airing Tuesday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. on Vegas PBS, ch. 10. Plus, Heather Caputo will show us how schools are protecting student athletes from head injuries. Inside Education is the only weekly television program that focuses on CCSD and public education in southern Nevada. For more information, call (702) 799-1010. (Photo is courtesy of 2010 LVA graduate Danica Engstrom.)
The Coronado High School girls volleyball team defeated Palo Verde High School on Nov. 16, 2013 to win the Division I championship game. As reported by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, it marked the Cougars’ first state title. Coach Matt Johnson called it the most exciting match of his career.