CCSD students, families and employees are invited to take part in the Candlelighters 5K & 1-Mile “Race for Our Kids” on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. The annual event takes place at Exploration Park in the Mountain’s Edge community. Proceeds benefit the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. For more information, call Kelly Webb at 737-1919 or visit www.candlelightersnv.org.
Graduates of the class of 2013 confirmed their commitment to the community and mankind in an oath to live lives of purpose, devotion and dedication at a Ceremony of Consecration on June 15, 2013 at the Cashman Center. Minister and former NFL player Vernon Fox and CCSD Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky addressed graduates at the event attended by CCSD Trustees Carolyn Edwards, Dr. Linda E. Young and Chris Garvey. The graduates took an oath of service to help rid our society of poverty, racism...More
The Clark County School District beginsoffering summer school instruction on June 17, 2013. Taking classes during the summer provides middle and high school students an opportunity to make up missed credits through "credit retrieval" or get ahead by taking courses offered, allowing students to expand upon their academic goals. "Summer school is an important part of the academic calendar," said Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky. "Taking advantage of the education opportunities offered during...More
The Board of School Trustees will hold a regular meeting in the Greer Education Center board room at 2832 E. Flamingo Rd. on Thursday, June 20, 2013, starting at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend. read about this and other CCSD highlights in The Week Ahead.
Northwest Career and Technical Academy is hosting the annual Young Ladies Engineering Summer Camp Wednesday through Friday, June 12-14, 2013. More than 30 girls, ages 10-12, are taking part in the camp, which will feature a presentation on bridge building sponsored by the Nevada Department of Transportation. For more information, call David Philippi at 799-4640, ext. 4305.
With 18 graduates this year, the number may be small, but Indian Springs High School graduated 90 percent of its senior class students for the 2012-13 school year on June 5, 2013. The next day, it was a full house at the Thomas & Mack Center as 706 Coronado High School students walked the stage in their school’s commencement ceremony. Coronado had the largest graduating class from CCSD's 49 high schools.
Hundreds of graduates from Desert Rose Adult High School filed into the Thomas & Mack Center on June 6, 2013 to celebrate the completion of their journey to graduation. For many of the non-traditional students, the path to graduation was filled with challenges and obstacles, but receiving their diplomas provided them with a coveted reward for their perseverance and dedication.
Basic High School’s commencement ceremony on June 7, 2013 featured an endearing tradition. For a number of years, Basic HS has involved kindergarten students from nearby Robert L. Taylor Elementary School in their graduation. Three students are chosen to serve as representatives to welcome graduates and guests and serve as reminders that they are the future generation of graduates. Representing the future class of 2027 at this year's ceremony were Kassidy Kavanaugh, Aspen Salazar and...More
Vegas PBS is planning three charter bus trips to Cedar City, Utah, this year to see three different performances at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. the trips will take place June 28, Aug. 3 and Sept. 21. For details, call Gail Knowles at 799-1010, ext. 5375 or visit www.vegaspbs.org/specials.