Monday, August 3, 2015
Back to School website now online

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The Clark County School District's Back to School Web page is now available for parents and students preparing for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. The page provides helpful resources and information relating to the new school year and can be found at www.ccsd.net/backtoschool. The site includes school registration, transportation, food services, safety, immunizations and useful phone numbers.

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Monday, August 3, 2015
Nevada PTA awards winners announced

Nevada PTA recently announced the winners of the 2015 Achievement Awards.

Nevada PTA Achievement Awards are based on the purposes of PTA and the programs, events and activities that each PTA undertakes during the year. Several Achievement Awards are also associated with the promotion of the National PTA Standards for Family-School Partnerships.

Clark County School District PTA winners are:

2015 Outstanding PTA Achievement Award        
Elise L. Wolff Elementary PTA

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Monday, August 3, 2015
A-Tech wins big at Boys State competition

Recently, hundreds of Nevada's brightest and future leaders attended Boys State, a week-long leadership conference held on the campus of the University of Nevada Reno. Students engage in mock local and State government – civic engagement, government, parliamentary procedures and elections. Advanced Technologies Academy attended and represented Clark County School District well.

Anderson Leung won Governor of Nevada, the highest position, and was also a scholarship winner. Omar Moore...

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Category: students

Monday, August 3, 2015
Girl Scouts' annual premier fundraising event to honor prestigious list of local women

Dessert Before Dinner, the annual premier fundraising event benefitting the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada, will take place Saturday, Sept. 26, at Caesars Palace. Nearly 1,000 of the city's top influencers and community leaders are expected to attend, making it the largest Dessert Before Dinner event to date.

Dessert Before Dinner brings area chefs together to create the ultimate confection incorporating one chosen signature Girl Scout cookie. In addition to the chefs competition, an...

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Category: community

Monday, August 3, 2015
August school based health centers and immunizations calendars now available

The August 2015 calendars for Clark County School District School Based Health Centers are now available online. Students attending CCSD schools or those in need of immunizations for enrollment in a CCSD school are eligible for services at the centers.

Information on several community events including the Back To School Fairs and several community immunization events can be found here as well.

For more information, call (702) 799-7461.

Category: students

Friday, July 31, 2015
After-School All-Stars to Celebrate 20 Years of Service in Southern Nevada

On Oct. 3, local non-profit After-School All-Stars (ASAS) is hosting a day filled with sports and fun activities for ASAS children to celebrate the 20th anniversary of After-School All-Stars Las Vegas.

Dubbed the 20th Anniversary All-Star Games, more than 700 After-School All-Stars students from 13 Clark County elementary and middle schools will march in an Olympic-style opening ceremony and light a torch to signal the start of the events.

Category: students

Friday, July 31, 2015
CCSD provides families with information and resources at Back to School Fairs

The Clark County School District will assist students and families as they prepare for the 2015-16 school year during the 8th Annual Cox Back to School Fairs on Saturday, Aug. 8, at Meadows Mall; Saturday, Aug. 15 at Boulevard Mall; and Saturday, Aug. 22, at Galleria at Sunset. All fairs run from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Sponsored by Amerigroup CommunityCare, the annual fairs are free and open to the public, providing "one-stop" opportunities to obtain information and resources in many areas...

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Schools in Mesquite prepare for the new school year

Schools in Mesquite are preparing for the new school year.

For those attending J.L. Bowler Elementary School, offices will be open beginning Monday, Aug. 3. All registrations must be done online for both Bowler Elementary and for Virgin Valley Elementary School.

Charles Hughes Middle School has encouraged families to register beforehand, and also requests that they attend one of two registration days to obtain important information. Students with last names beginning in A...

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Category: schools

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Teacher Exchange opens doors to CCSD teachers

Tuesday, The Teacher Exchange opened its doors for teachers looking to get in early to outfit their classrooms. The Teacher Exchange, a non-profit that helps educators gear up for the year, has been a free resource for Clark County educators for more than 10 years, but this is the first year Nevada lawmakers voted to reimburse teachers for some out-of-pocket expenses.

The Teacher Exchange will be open now through the entire 2015-2016 school year at 4350 S. Maryland Parkway.

Category: schools

Wednesday, July 29, 2015
FOX5's annual SOS Drive set for Aug. 12-14

FOX5 and its Take 5 to Care partners want to help thousands of Clark County needy kids start the year off right through its annual Supply Our Students Drive. FOX5 is asking for help from the community in donating school supplies, which will be distributed through The Salvation Army.

The SOS Drive will kick off August 12th and will take place at the following locations:

Wednesday, Aug. 12, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Southwest Medical Associates
4475 S Eastern Ave.
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Category: students