North Las Vegas is among the local municipalities offering Safekey during the school year. The city’s Recreation Department describes the program as a “recreational enrichment program for children, designed to meet the needs of the working parent.” Like other Safekey programs, it corresponds with the CCSD calendar. For details, call (702) 633-1608.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has published a list of recommended immunizations for children from seven through 18 years old. The list is available at http://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/who/teens/downloads/parent-version-schedule-7-18yrs.pdf.
Parents and students are invited to attend the last in a series of community-wide back-to-school fairs on Saturday, Aug. 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Galleria Mall in Henderson. Among those expected to attend the event is CCSD Trustee Deanna L. Wright.
New faces, new names, rezoning and year-round schools are just some of the many changes in store for the new school year in the Clark County School District. Get the full story in a wide-ranging “Newsmakers” article.
Every new school year is filled with promise and challenges, and the 2014-15 school year will be no different. Students, parents and employees will see a number of changes this school year, according to Clark County School District Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky.
CCSD reminds parents that proof of various immunizations must be submitted prior to their child(ren) attending school. Medical and religious exemptions are accepted. Medical exemptions require a letter from a licensed health care provider. Religious exemptions require a letter from the parent stating religious objections. Click here for the "Quick Immunization Reference Guide," courtesy of the CCSD Health Services Department. For assistance with obtaining immunizations, call the Southern Nevada Health District at (702) 759-0852.
A Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist is urging motorists to be "extra vigilant" starting Aug. 25, when classes resume in the Clark County School District.
Learn about registration, transportation, food service and much more by visiting CCSD's new Back to School website at http://ccsd.net/schools/back-to-school.
Preparations for the 2014-15 school year are in high gear as CCSD prepares for the first day of classes on Aug. 25. As KSNV-TV reports, literacy will be a major push for the new school year.
Parents can apply online for meal benefits for the upcoming 2014-15 school year. A new application must be submitted each school year. Many students are eligible for free meals through the National School Lunch Program available in all Clark County School District (CCSD) schools. The program provides nutritious meals (breakfast and lunch) every school day and does not identify students who receive free meals from those who pay for meals. Parents can view the income guideline eligibility chart at ccsd.net/departments/food-service or at applyforlunch.com.