Monday, July 6, 2015
Star Graduate: Jacob Littlefield of Las Vegas High School

Note: CCSD is celebrating the 2015 graduation season by highlighting "Star Graduates."

Jacob Littlefield of Las Vegas High School carried a 4.3 GPA. During his senior year he served his school as Student Body vice president. He was also captain of the football team, earning allstate and league MVP honors. Jacob’s hard work and dedication to school and athletics has earned him an appointment to the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he will play football for the Falcons. He signed a letter...

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Transportation information for magnet students

With the expansion of magnet programs across the valley, CCSD has created transportation zones by:

  • Providing similar programs of study
  • Density of students applying to magnet programs
  • Density of students living within particular areas

Students attending magnet programs will continue to receive transportation until they complete their time at their school. Students accepted into a magnet program that a sibling currently attends will receive transportation. This...

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Magazine spotlights Green Valley High School graduate Jake Lee

Green Valley High School (GVHS) graduate Jake Lee is featured in the June/July 2015 edition of 89074 magazine, which highlights his many achievements at GVHS. Lee told the magazine, "I am hoping for a very extended post-secondary education in computer science, ultimately earning a Ph.D. and becoming a professor and/or researcher." Lee's dad is a research professor at UNLV.

Category: students

Monday, July 6, 2015
CCSD students to perform in "101 Dalmations" production

Several CCSD students ranging from ages six through 12 will be featured in the Nevada Arts Academy Summer Day Camp production of Disney's 101 Dalmations. This “small but mighty” cast learned to sing, dance, act, compose and create beautiful art in just five weeks. The show will be presented Sunday, July 12 at 4 p.m. at the Summerlin Performing Arts Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle, under the guidance of several teachers including dance instructor Celine Eskandari and acting coach Christopher...

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Monday, July 6, 2015
CCSD students win Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competitions

As reported by Vegas Inc., “Arbor View High School students Dustin Leavitt and Ryan Howard-Miller, taught by instructor Thomas Garrett, took top honors at the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills competition.” Second place went to Coronado High School students Alexander Herrmann and Andrew Howard Scott, followed by third place finishers Nicolas Vitolo and JC Kevin Juarez of Southeast Career and Technical Academy. Vegas Inc. said the top teams received scholarships from technical schools in...

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Monday, July 6, 2015
Students can maintain their reading skills through Club Read

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District presents Club Read for children through Aug. 15 at locations throughout the valley. Club Read is a free program that offers children and teens the opportunity to have fun while keeping track of their reading. For more information, click here.

Category: students

Monday, July 6, 2015
Become an American Graduate Champion

Vegas PBS is inviting community members to become an American Graduate Champion, committing their time, skills and resources to ensure that young people succeed. This is a golden opportunity to play an active role in improving the educational outcomes for students. For more information, click here or call Charles Sinicki at (702) 799-1010, ext. 5364.

Category: general

Monday, July 6, 2015
Teens invited to Batteries Included event July 18

The City of Las Vegas presents Batteries Included Xtreme Game Night on Saturday, July 18, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The free event is open to young people ages 13-18. It will take place at the Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Rd., Las Vegas. For more information, call (702) 229-2330. 

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