Friday, August 28, 2015

Del Sol High School welcomes Magnet program

The Clark County School District (CCSD) rolled out the red carpet Aug. 28 at Del Sol High School to celebrate its new Academy of the Performing Arts, which gives students the opportunity to join the school's various programs. Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts is one of seven new CCSD Magnet programs that started in the 2015-16 school year, with more than 1,000 students enrolled in performing arts classes.


Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Be sure and register your students before school starts

With the 2015-16 school year beginning in less than a week, the Clark County School District (CCSD) is urging parents or guardians to register their students prior to the first day of school on Monday, Aug. 24. One-third of the district's students have not yet been registered, and it is important that this process is completed via the online campus parent portal, Infinite Campus, as soon as possible.


Wednesday, July 22, 2015

CCSD Back to School Web page available for 2015-16 school year

The Clark County School District's (CCSD) 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 students returning to school and can be found at ccsd.net/backtoschool. The Back to School page will continue to be updated throughout the coming school years as necessary.
Current back to school information includes school registration, transportation, food services,...

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Wednesday, July 15, 2015

CCSD highlights Class of 2015 graduation achievements

The Clark County School District (CCSD) recently celebrated the major milestones achieved by the Class of 2015 who were honored during high school commencement ceremonies in June. The graduation season commemorated each student's unique road to success, as well as the obstacles they overcame in their academic careers through hard work and dedication.

Highlights for the Class of 2015 include:

•    304 valedictorians

•    96 salutatorians

•    111 Advanced Placement (AP)...

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Monday, June 15, 2015

CCSD Police to hold "Pill Take Back Day" June 20

The Clark County School District (CCSD) Police Department, in conjunction with the Care Coalition, will sponsor a “Pill Take Back Day” event on Saturday, June 20, from 8 a.m. – noon. This community event will take place at Palo Verde High School, located at 333 S. Pavilion Center Drive in Las Vegas. Document shredding will also take place, but the primary focus is to collect expired or unused prescriptions so they can be disposed of in a safe manner, which will also help to keep them out...

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Calling all heroes! Check out the CCSD career fairs.

Interested in working for the Clark County School District? The district will hold a series of five career fairs in June, providing interested potential applicants  with opportuniites to talk with representatives from various departments, receive assistance completing applications and ask questions about working for the nation’s fifth-largest school district. Below is the schedule of career fairs:

  • Saturday, June 13, 9 a.m. to noon – Earl Elementary School, 6650 Reno Ave., Las...
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Summer resources for parents & students available online

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...

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Summer school available to CCSD students

CCSD begins offering summer school instruction on June 15 as the first of two summer sessions that will be available to students. Taking classes during the summer provides middle and high school students with the opportunity to make up missed credits through “credit retrieval,” or the chance to get ahead by taking advantage of the courses offered.


Tuesday, May 26, 2015

CCSD Police to host Pill Take Back event May 30

The Clark County School District (CCSD) Police Department, in conjunction with the Care Coalition, will sponsor a “Pill Take Back Day” event on Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. – noon. This community event will take place at Cimarron-Memorial High School, located at 2301 North Tenaya Way in Las Vegas. Document shredding will also take place, but the primary focus is to collect expired or unused prescriptions so they can be disposed of in a safe manner, which will also help to keep them out...

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