Friday, May 29, 2015
CCSD Police to host Pill Take Back event May 30

As KLAS-TV reported, the Clark County School District (CCSD) Police Department, in conjunction with the Care Coalition, will sponsor a “Pill Take Back Day” event on Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. – noon. This community event will take place at Cimarron-Memorial High School, located at 2301 North Tenaya Way in Las Vegas. Document shredding will also take place, but the primary focus is to collect expired or unused prescriptions so they can be disposed of in a safe manner, which will also...

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Category: general

Friday, May 29, 2015
Star Graduate: Apollo Corley II of Durango High School

Note: CCSD is celebrating upcoming graduations by highlighting "Star Graduates."

Apollo Corley II of Durango High School defines the term “student athlete.” While earning Scholar Athlete recognition for basketball, baseball and golf, and meriting the Nevada All-State Academic Team for basketball, Apollo will also graduate in the top 10 percent of his class (unweighted), demonstrating perfect attendance and citizenship.  Additionally, he was inducted into the National Honor Society and...

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Category: students

Friday, May 29, 2015
Coronado High School celebrates the Class of 2015

As the Coronado High School marching band played Pomp & Circumstance and while underclassmen, staff and family members watched, hundreds of Coronado graduating seniors took part in their annual "Grad Walk" on the school's campus on May 29. The march began in front of the school and concluded in the gymnasium. A record 657 Coronado students are expected to graduate on June 6. To view the entire schedule of CCSD high school graduation ceremonies, click here.

Category: schools

Friday, May 29, 2015
We the People event held at Bowler Elementary School

Bowler Elementary School in Bunkerville held its annual We the People event May 27, during which 135 fifth grade students answer questions related to the freedom of speech, freedom of religion and other topics. Community members from Bunkerville and Mesquite served as judges and timekeepers, and attorney Jeff McKenna gave a closing speech.

Category: schools

Friday, May 29, 2015
Special needs students enjoy a day of bowling

CCSD middle and high school special needs students enjoyed a day of bowling at South Point on May 15. The event was presented by Special Olympics, Nevada, the CCSD Adapted P.E. Department and the South Point Bowling Center.

Category: students

Friday, May 29, 2015
Special Olympics recognizes Spring Valley High School

Spring Valley High School (SVHS) was recognized for its support of Special Olympics during a ceremony on May 28. Special Olympics Sports Manager Harry Mong presented a special banner to SVHS Principal Tam Larnerd during the school’s annual SuccessFest assembly. For more information, call (702) 474-0690

Category: schools

Friday, May 29, 2015
City of Las Vegas offers fine arts classes during summer

CCSD students and their parents are invited to sign up for fine arts courses this summer at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. The seven-week classes include visual arts, drawing, ballet, jazz, modern and hip-hop. Registration runs until June 10. The classes, presented by the City of Las Vegas, run until Aug. 1. For more information, call (702) 229-6383.

Category: community

Friday, May 29, 2015
Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Board honors pair of CCSD employees

CCSD Safe Routes to School coordinators Sherie Moore and Traci Traasdahl received Special Achievement awards from the Nevada Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Board on May 5. The awards were presented at the Bicycle and Pedestrian Summit in Henderson and singled out individuals, agencies and groups for improving bicycle and pedestrian facilities, safety and advocacy. For more information, visit www.bicyclenevada.com or call Tony Illia at (702) 385-6509.

Category: employees

Friday, May 29, 2015
Latino Youth Leadership Conference set for June 16-21

High school juniors and seniors will take part in the 22nd Annual Latino Youth Leadership Conference, scheduled for June 16-21, 2015 at UNLV. The event is free, and participants will stay at the UNLV dorms. Questions may be submitted to lylc.nevada@gmail.com.

Category: students

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Star Graduate: Alannah Atherton of Eldorado High School

Note: CCSD is celebrating upcoming graduations by highlighting "Star Graduates."

Alannah Atherton of Eldorado High School mostly kept to herself during her first three years of high school, but broke out of her shell during her senior year. She was a good student from the beginning, but quiet, reserved and unsure of her abilities. She suffered from test anxiety and struggled on many assessments. Her teachers always enjoyed having Alannah in class, but were unable to truly get to know...

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Category: students