The 2014 Nevada State Science Olympiad Competition was held March 8, 2014 at Rancho High School. Seventeen teams from 10 high schools competed in the high school division, and Centennial High School emerged as the victor. It was Centennial’s second state title in three years, with the team winning eight gold, five silver and three bronze medals. The team is now raising funds for a trip to the national competition in Orlando on May 16 and 17.
Scherkenbach Elementary School will hold its “10 Years of Excellence” celebration on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The event will feature choir performances, a book fair and student projects. For details, call Principal Kimberly Hammond at (702) 799-3401.
On March 22, 2014, J.D. Smith Middle School will kick off a cooperative effort involving staff, students, organizations such as the Boy Scouts and local artists who will come together to change the outward appearance of the school. The project consists of painting stripes of school colors throughout the grounds interjected by murals designed and produced by local artists from groups including the Las Vegas Artists’ Guild and ThinkArt, a nonprofit art networking and support organization....More
Silverado High School will host the “I Can Be” program on Friday, March 14, 2014 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Henderson Chamber of Commerce program informs high school freshmen about career options. According to the View newspaper, students attending the event will break into 16 areas of interest, ranging from agriculture to visual technology. For more information, visit www.hendersonchamber.com.
Bartlett Elementary School will hold its annual Spring Sock Hop on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room. For more information, call the school at (702) 799-5750.
The Board of School Trustees will hold a parent and community forum on Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. at Bonanza High School. Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky will present and collect input on a draft districtwide strategic plan that aims to ensure every student graduates ready for success in college or career. The meeting will be streamed live on www.ccsd.net.
CCSD photographer Michele Nelson (pictured) will discuss the 47th Annual High School Photography Contest during the next Inside Education, airing Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. on Vegas PBS, channel 10. Also featured will be a conversation with Jeff Hinton, Michael Landsberry Teacher of the Year. Additionally, the half-hour program will include Heather Caputo's story about Valley High School teacher David Holst, who was recently named “Teacher of the Game." Inside Education is the...More
Unified Sports brings together Special Olympic athletes and general education peers, competing together as a unified team. Adapted Physical Education staff and Project Facilitator Michelle Elliott brought together 14 secondary schools to compete at Chaparral High School on March 7, 2014. The Sunset tournament will be held March 14 at Spring Valley High School. Sunrise Unified Basketball Middle School division photos can be seen at
CCSD will present the semiannual College Readiness Educational Workshop (C.R.E.W.) on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at Canyon Springs High School. The workshop will provide school/community scholarship and financial information to sophomores, juniors and their parents. A letter from Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky provides additional information; click here for the English version and here for the Spanish version. If you have any questions, please call Gwen LaFond at (702)...More
CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky helped the Discovery Children's Museum celebrate the one-year anniversary of its new location. As reported by KTNV-TV, the fun-filled celebration was held March 9.