The CCSD Board of School Trustees voted on Dec. 5, 2013 to appoint Stavan Corbett to serve as the trustee for District D. The seat was vacated Oct. 23, 2013 with the resignation of Trustee Lorraine Alderman who served since January 2011. "It's important for all areas of the county to have a representative on the school board because we are stronger when the needs of all students are fully supported," said Board President Carolyn Edwards. "I'm grateful that Stavan Corbett applied to fill...More
Brad Keating believes many people don’t know what happens to special education students after they complete high school. Where do they go? What do they do? Keating knows the answers, because he runs a post-secondary program for students with disabilities at West Career and Technical Academy (WCTA). The Program Approach to Career Employment (PACE) is a federally-funded, postsecondary transition program for students with disabilities who have completed at least four years of high school,...More
U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan visited Walter Bracken STEAM Academy and East Career and Technical Academy (ECTA) on Dec. 4, 2013, spotlighting efforts to make college more affordable, promote high academic standards and strengthen career and technical education. Duncan's schedule included classroom visits, a roundtable discussion with principals from throughout the school district and a town hall meeting on career and technical education. The two schools Duncan visited are among the...More
The Clark County School District Food Service Department presented its Five Star Dining Excellence Award, its most prestigious award, to Greenspun Junior High School Cafeteria Manager Ewa Antczak. The award is presented to the top manager of a school kitchen and staff for completing a year's observations, culminating with a very critical three phased final inspection of management, procedural operations and food safety. Criteria include kitchen and equipment cleanliness, accurate and...More
The Clark County School District (CCSD) is now holding Open Enrollment to provide students and their parents/guardians with additional options regarding school selection. The Open Enrollment interest form and a Frequently Asked Questions document can be found by visiting www.ccsd.net or http://ccsd.net/schools/open-enrollment. Interest forms will be accepted online until Feb. 3 at 3 p.m. The schools available for selection during the open enrollment process have been chosen because of the...More
It's never too early to think about the 2014 high school graduation schedule. Click here to see the complete line-up.
East Career and Technical Academy is recognizing student Vanessa Hernandez, president of the Valley Health System Teen Volunteer Program. Hernandez had been volunteering at Valley Hospital for two years, including summers, when she was appointed president of the Valley Hospital Explorers Program on May 19, 2013. Her new role encompasses training new volunteers and organizing speakers to speak to the students during volunteer meetings. Her advice to other students is, “You have to really...More
Monday, December 2 - Del E. Webb Middle School kicks off its Plastic Food Drive with Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth. The middle school students will take part in feeding homeless youth by accepting donations of $5 and $10 food gift cards. The Del E.Webb Middle School Leadership and National Junior Honor Society, as well as the student body, support giving to the community. The Plastic Food Drive will take place from Dec. 2-19 with a student goal of $1,000. The public is invited to...More
Northwest Career and Technical Academy hosted a media panel discussion on Nov. 15, 2013. For more information, click here or call David Philippi at (702)799-4640, ext. 4305.
During the upcoming holiday season, Cimarron-Memorial High School will continue to support community members in need. A major part of this effort is the school's tradition of providing Thanksgiving meals. Click here for details, or call the school at (702) 799-4400.