The Seigle Center II at 3626 Pecos McLeod, Las Vegas, will be renamed the Dr. Beth Howe Center on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The public is invited to stop by between 3 and 5 p.m. During her career with the school district, Dr. Howe was principal at Barbara and Hank Greenspun Junior High School and B. Mahlon Brown Middle School, and also served as executive director of CCSD’s Student Services Division. Dr. Howe passed away three years ago. For more information, call Annie Amoia at (702)...More
Green Valley High School (GVHS) soccer star Kiyana Lopez says she’s on a mission to lead her team to the state tournament and hopefully a state title. GVHS Coach Catherine Davis told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “Kiyana is really a dream player. She’s wonderful to lean on, because she will rise to the challenge every time.”
John Isola, the new football coach at Legacy High School, is a big believer in discipline. He told the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “I think the kids notice that I’m really serious in organization and I’m very serious in discipline.” Stressing the importance of unity, the 16-year CCSD veteran said, “I’m preaching to these kids that they’re each other’s brother’s keeper. And they’re going to be family.” Isola previously coached at Desert Pines, Shadow Ridge, Western and Spring Valley High...More
Vegas PBS Global Online Advanced Learning (GOAL) is partnering with Asurion to host a job fair for the technology company’s operation. With plans to hire 350 employees by the end of the year, Asurion will be available to meet with and interview candidates for employment, aided by Vegas PBS’ database of potential job seekers. The company plans to fill various positions including support technicians, managers and supervisors. GOAL is a comprehensive online workforce training program. The...More
Vegas PBS will present the Hero2Hired Military Job Fair on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event aims to connect National Guard/Reserve service members, their spouses, discharged veterans and retirees to military-friendly employers looking to fill entry-level to mid-management positions. Those planning to participate are asked to create an account on www.h2h.jobs prior to attending the event. Employers with hiring needs are welcome to participate, and can learn more at...More
SLS Las Vegas and the SBE Foundation made contributions to After-School All-Stars, helping the organization provide free academic and enrichment programs to more than 5,000 CCSD students. For more information, visit www.asaslv.org.
The CCSD Board of School Trustees will hold regular meetings on the following dates:
- Sept. 11, 2014, 4 p.m.
- Sept. 25, 4 p.m.
- Oct. 9, 4 p.m.
- Nov. 13, 4 p.m.
- Dec. 11, 4 p.m.
Unless otherwise noted, School Board meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of each month in the Board Room of the Edward Greer Education Center, 2832 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas.
The Clark County School District (CCSD) Board of Trustees’ Sex Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) is accepting applications of interest from individuals wishing to join this committee. The SEAC has vacancies for two parents who have children attending CCSD, one teacher (current CCSD health teacher preferred), and one non-voting male student who will be attending a CCSD school as a junior in the 2014-15 school year. People of diverse ethnic backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Dr. Marshall Darnell, who spent 30 years as an educator in the Clark County School District, died Aug. 21, 2014. Sherman Frederick of the Las Vegas Review-Journal pays tribute to Dr. Darnell in an Aug. 28 column.
The CCSD Board of School Trustees will hold a special meeting (community linkage meeting) Oct. 7, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. in the Valley High School Theater. The public is invited to attend. Details will follow on www.ccsd.net.