Ready for about three minutes of holiday fun? Check out the CCSD holiday video.
Open enrollment for the state’s Prepaid Tuition Program is now under way. As KLAS-TV reports, “It allows future college students to pay for tuition at today's rate. So, if tuition increases by the time a student graduates high school, he or she won't have to worry about the growing cost of college.” The program is run the Nevada Treasurer's Office. Open enrollment ends Jan. 15, 2015.
School-based health center calendars, as well as the Eye Care 4 Kids and Future Smiles schedule, are now available for Dec. 2014. Click here to view these items online.
Below are some important dates for CCSD parents and students.
- Dec. 22: Winter Break Begins
- Jan. 5: Classes Resume
The Clark County School District announced that 61 schools have been placed on the "Watch List" for possible rezoning or calendar conversions to a year-round schedule for the 2015-16 school year. Not all of the schools will be rezoned or convert to a year-round schedule, but the district will examine each school and make decisions by February. Click here for more information.
The Clark County School District Title I HOPE (Homeless Outreach Program for Education) is holding its annual stocking drive and seeking the help of community members to make a difference in the lives of homeless youth this holiday season. For details, click here or call Sue Goldman at (702) 855-6682.
The CCSD Magnet Schools and Career and Technical Academies online application is now open for students interested in attending a magnet school. The application is available here. You can also check out their Twitter account: @CCSDMagnet. The deadline to apply is Jan. 8, 2015. For more information, call (702) 799-8492.
Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky served as a guest conductor at the Tribute to the Arts Concert Series Holiday Extravaganza II, held Dec. 3 at the Smith Center. The event showcased the outstanding talent found in the Clark County School District (CCSD) while expressing the joy of the season. CCSD, the Smith Center and the Public Education Foundation presented the event, which featured musicians – including students and school administrators -- from throughout southern Nevada.
Be a mentor and change a life, including your own! Be a part of CCSD’s Reclaim Your Future Project. Click here for details.
Rancho High School hosted Paralympic Night on Nov. 19, featuring a variety of activities including para fencing, para rugby and para table tennis. There was also a surprise "cake walk" to finish the evening. Click here to view photos from this special event. For more information, call (702) 799-0104.