CCSD will observe Independence Day on Friday, July 3. There will be no classes for students and district offices will be closed.
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.
The Clark County School District is continuing its campaign to hire more than 2,600 teachers for the 2015-16 school year. Chief Human Resources Officer Staci Vesneske told KSNV-TV, "I never feel like I'm just selling a job. I feel like I'm selling a whole city and a whole community.” One approach the district is taking, according to KSNV, “is to inspire people to leave their cold climates behind to come live and teach in the desert.” For more information on CCSD job opportunities, click here.
CCSD has compiled a list of activities to help keep students busy and learning during the summer break. Parents and students can visit ccsd.net/summer for information on summer classes, resources to continue learning, food service programs, Safekey partners and local hiking trails. "Summer is a time we need to keep our students engaged in learning," said CCSD Family and Community Engagement Services Director Cheryl Davis. "These resources will help families in finding activities for students that are both educational and fun." For more information, click here.
The July 2015 calendars for Eye Care 4 Kids, the School-Based Health Center at Squires Elementary School and Positively Kids School-Based Health Care are now available online. For additional information, call Vicki Herman at (702) 799-7461.
Planning ahead for the 2015-16 school year? Check out the calendars section of the CCSD website for all the important district-wide dates and events. Also be sure and visit the website of your child's school for school-specific calendars.
The Clark County School District (CCSD) has been selected as a K-12 Large District/School honoree by e.Republic's Center for Digital Education and will be recognized during the Digital Content and Curriculum Achievement Awards at the International Society for Technology in Education conference to be held in Philadelphia on June 29. CCSD is being recognized for its success in implementing online and blended learning. Click here for details.
The City of North Las Vegas is hiring school crossing guards for the 2015-16 school year. According to KTNV-TV, “The position pays $9 per hour and the hours are usually 6:30 to 9:15 a.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays when school is in session.” For more information, call (702) 633-1017, ext. 6671 or click here.
The Nevada Career Information System (NCIS) is an Internet-based career guidance program that contains career, education and workforce information plus many career exploration tools. It is available, free of charge, at www.nvcis.intocareers.org.
CCSD is planning several new initiatives to expand literacy skills in additional schools. According to KLAS-TV, “Through millions of dollars in federal grant and district money, teachers will get more professional development to help English-language learners. Teachers will also receive more training in teaching basic vocabulary, phonics, reading so that kids can learn to read independently.”