Friday, August 21, 2015
Do you have transportation questions? We have answers.

For updates and answers to questions about bus routes and other transportation-related issues, please visit ccsd.net/departments/transportation or call (702) 799-8100. The automated phone system is available 24/7. If your child is eligible for transportation the system will give you routing information after entering the student's date of birth and ID#.The website allows for a live chat with a dispatcher. The Transportation call center will have extended hours for the beginning of school 5:00 AM until 7 PM next Monday through Friday. If there is a projected delay, schools will contact parents via ParentLink. Please ensure that your school has your updated contact information to receive timely messages.

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Thursday, August 20, 2015
Back to School website now online

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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Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Check out "School Matters" Thursday on Vegas PBS

The next School Matters will air Thursday, Aug. 20 at 7:30 p.m. on Vegas PBS, Ch. 10. Hosted by Nate Tannenbaum, the show will feature a panel comprised of Trustee Dr. Linda E. Young, Trustee Patrice Tew, Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky and Chief Human Resources Officer Staci Vesneske. With CCSD classes resuming August 24, the half-hour program will focus on back-to-school.

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Monday, August 17, 2015
Capital Improvement Plan - be part of the process

Members of the public are invited to a series of public input meetings concerning the Clark County School District’s Capital Improvement Plan. Join district leaders to learn more and help determine priorities for new and existing schools. The topics to be discussed include:

  • Year-round calendars
  • Technology upgrades
  • Equitable learning environments
  • Classroom additions
  • Innovative approaches
  • and more

The meetings start Aug. 26 and run through Sept. 10. Click here for the public notice and here for a flyer describing the meetings.

Category: general

Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Register online for the 2015-16 school year

All new and returning families will register online via Infinite Campus for the upcoming 2015-16 school year. Parents of currently enrolled students have received a message with a link for registration in their Infinite Campus Portal account inbox. Parents who need to activate their Infinite Campus Portal account can contact their child’s school for information. Families new to CCSD can begin the registration process from home via register.ccsd.net or visit their child’s zoned school for assistance.  To find your child’s zoned school, visit ccsd.net/schools/zoning or call (702) 799-6430. All CCSD schools will have computers available to assist parents with the online registration process.

Category: general

Friday, August 7, 2015
Online & blended learning in the spotlight

On Aug. 5, the Board of School Trustees heard a presentation concerning online and blended learning in CCSD. The district started online courses in 1998. Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky said, "One of the most amazing things CCSD has done is to move toward the blended or online experience." Click here for more information.

Category: general

Friday, August 7, 2015
Nonprofit groups benefit from Bank of America donations

According to Vegas Inc., Bank of America recently awarded $200,000 to 16 nonprofit groups that focus on workforce development in Southern Nevada. Among the recipients were Discovery Children’s Museum, Accion Nevada,  Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow, Communities in Schools of Nevada, Boys and Girls Club, Teach for America, The Shade Tree, Special Olympics Nevada, Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada and Opportunity Village.

Category: general