Parents of CCSD-bound children are invited to attend a series of parent-child classes designed to educate parents and their pre-K children through fun, creative lessons while preparing the youngsters for kindergarten. Children will learn the importance of cooperation, creativity, reading skills, fun ways to be active and eating healthy while making new friends. Sponsored by Clark County Cooperative Extension, the three-program series will be held at Cambridge Community Center located at 3900 Cambridge Street, LV 89119 throughout the summer. For more information about the series, dates and times, call 257-5525.
Parents of Coronado High School students are invited to attend the 2012-2013 Parent Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at 9 a.m. in the school’s library. They will have the opportunity to meet with Principal Lee Koelliker. Call the school at 799-6800 for more information.
The Board of School Trustees is seeking public input related to the superintendent selection process. Online surveys in English and Spanish and town hall meetings provide ways to make your opinions count. The meetings and survey continue through Monday, May 13, 2013. UPDATE: Trustees added two additional town hall meetings to the schedule. They will be April 24 at Desert Pines High School and May 7 at Rancho High School.
A free online workshop on Thursday, June 13, 2013 from noon to 1 p.m. will introduce participants to the Individualized Education Program (IEP), including how to use evaluations to write measurable goals and strategies to help parents become more active participants in their child’s IEP meetings. Registration is required; go to http://www.nvpep.org/training-calendar.
Parents of Clark High School students who will graduate this year are invited to "Coffee with the Counselors" on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 from 7:30-8:15 a.m. or 2:30-3:15 p.m. Come enjoy coffee and donuts with Clark HS counselors while learning how to plan for life after high school. The event takes place in the school's Family Engagement Resource Center. To attend, please RSVP to Gena Reagh at 799-5800, ext. 4502.
Clark High School is hosting a series of parent open forums. The only requirement to participate is to have a student who attends Clark. Forums will be held at 9:30 a.m. on the following Wednesdays:
Feb. 20, 2013
March 20, 2013
April 17, 2013
May 15, 2013
For more information, call the school at 799-5800.
CCSD Police Lt. Darnell Couthen urges parents who are dropping off their children at school to park far from high traffic areas around schools. He also says parents should teach their children how to behave safely around automobiles. Couthen is among those quoted in a Las Vegas Sun article about traffic and pedestrian safety in the vicinity of schools.
Nevada PEP will hold a workshop on positive behavioral interventions on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 from 1-3 p.m. The workshop will be held at 2101 S. Jones, #120, Las Vegas 89146 (one block north of Sahara). Call 388-8899 for details.
Open enrollment begins Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 for the Nevada Prepaid Tuition Program, which enables Nevada’s parents, grandparents and family friends to lock in future college tuition rates at today’s prices. Since 1998, more than 13,500 Nevada children have enrolled in the program. Visit https://www.nvprepaid.gov for more information.
Parents and guardians can make their voices heard and become a partner in education by participating in the CCSD parent survey. Among other things, the survey seeks feedback on the change in parent teacher conferences, now known as Parent Student Teacher Academic Planning Time. For the Elementary School Survey, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/T38MKN2. For the Middle School Survey, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/MJSCRPH. The deadline for completion is Friday, Dec. 7, 2012.