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CCSD Expands Mobile Internet Access for Students in Need

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) has added an additional route to the Wi-Fi bus schedule announced earlier this month. Along with the 14th Wi-Fi bus route, CCSD has relocated some of the stops on existing routes to better serve students throughout Clark County. The changes will take effect on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

An updated list of bus stop locations and times can be found by clicking here. Additional information about the Wi-Fi for Students program is available at transportation.ccsd.net.

Previous Release – Provided on Friday, May 1, 2020

The Clark County School District (CCSD) will begin testing a system for Wi-Fi access at various locations throughout the Las Vegas valley on Friday, May 1, 2020, via school buses that will be parked at different locations along designated routes.

CCSD Transportation has established 13 bus routes that will operate daily allowing students access to Wi-Fi at designated times. Each bus route will include four stops daily to provide more than an hour of Wi-Fi access to CCSD students at each location. The routes will operate from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Monday through Friday until further notice.

Students will be able to access the Wi-Fi signal up to 400 feet from the bus. CCSD will encourage social distancing practices as adherence to Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidelines will be critical to the success of the program. Each bus will also be equipped with signs encouraging students and parents to follow the CDC guidelines for social distancing and encouraging people to wear masks in public. Those who have Wi-Fi access in their homes are being asked to stay in their homes and utilize their own connectivity to further assist with social distancing.

For internet access, students will need to get the network name and password from the signs posted on or near the bus.

CCSD has already distributed more than 60,000 Chromebooks to students during the school closures in an effort to offer equitable access to distance learning opportunities to every child. Students in need of a computer to access student learning extensions and other educational opportunities should contact their school to request a device.

Students in need of technical assistance at the mobile Wi-Fi locations can contact the District Technology helpline at (702) 799-2988.

Maps and a list of the Wi-Fi bus stop locations and times is available by clicking here. Media outlets seeking photos of the Wi-Fi equipped buses may obtain them by clicking here.

For more information about CCSD, visit ccsd.net.

CCSD Celebrates Teacher Appreciation Week (May 4-8)

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The Clark County School District honors its more than 18,000 dedicated educators. Teachers change the lives of children on a daily basis, and their impact extends far beyond the classroom. Teacher Appreciation Week is an opportunity to honor those who lend their skills and passion to educating the children of Southern Nevada.

Please follow CCSD on Twitter @ClarkCountySch or like us on Facebook and Instagram at Clark County School District to see how school communities are celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week. Share your own celebrations using #TeacherAppreciationWeek.

While this week shines a spotlight on teachers, we want every one of our more than 42,000 employees to know we appreciate you and your work on behalf of our students. Thank you for your daily dedication, especially in our current circumstances, to making CCSD #1forKids

Distance Education Information / Informacion de Educacion a Distancia

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During the timeframe in which the schools in the Clark County School District are closed, student learning extension opportunities are provided for all students. These student learning extension opportunities provide activities for students to engage in learning at home.

Click here for all the student learning extension opportunities and additional resources for parents, students, employees and members of the community.

Click here to download the student learning extension activities.


Educación a distancia

Ahora que las escuelas en el Distrito Escolar del Condado de Clark están cerradas se han desarrollado oportunidades de continuación para aprendizaje para todos los estudiantes. Estas oportunidades proporcionan actividades para que los estudiantes se involucren en su educación en el hogar.

Haga clic aquí para ver todas las oportunidades de continuación para aprendizaje y para ver recursos adicionales para padres, estudiantes, empleados y miembros de la comunidad.

Haga clic aquí para descargar las actividades de continuación para aprendizaje del estudiante.

CCSD Transportation Holds Virtual Job Fair in April

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) Transportation Department is hosting two week long Virtual Job Fairs in lieu of the monthly on-site Job Fairs for prospective bus drivers. As part of the event, applicants will be able to apply online and have the opportunity to have questions answered by staff as well as assistance with completion of applications via Live Chat during this time.

  • March 30 – April 3, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. ‐ 1:00 p.m.
  • April 13 –  April 17, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. ‐ 1:00 p.m.

 

Prospective job applicants can access the “Virtual Job Fair” by visiting transportation.ccsd.net and scrolling down to find “Virtual Job Fair” Live Chat. Representatives will be available to talk to applicants and answer any questions.

Student Performers Find New Audiences

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Plays, musicals and other performing arts activities have been canceled amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but CCSD students have found new audiences for their talents through social media.

There have been plenty of cover versions over the decades of Elvis Presley’s “Viva Las Vegas” – including renditions by Bruce Springsteen, ZZ Top, The Killers and many others.

Click here to watch and listen to a Spring Valley High School student’s impressive take on this classic … using the violin.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that the coronavirus pandemic didn’t prevent the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Virtual Wind Symphony from performing recently.

Click here to learn more and watch the performance.

Theatre Teacher Gary Sessa posted a Bonanza High School assembly performance (filmed prior to school closure) from the musical “Mamma Mia.” Click here to watch the performance.

Post your own videos and tag CCSD social media channels!

Read and Share Your Favorite Book: #CCSDReads

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Clark County School District is calling on members of our community to help students continue to engage in learning by reading their favorite book — and uploading a video of them doing so using the hashtag #CCSDReads.

The response to Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara’s call to action has been tremendous. If you haven’t already shared a video of yourself reading a cherished book, we invite you to do so.

Here are just a handful of the uplifting videos posted so far from those in our CCSD family and friends in the community …

Casey Juliano, librarian at Nate Mack Elementary School, brings to life the story of “Bedtime for Batman” in a live-action rendition:

https://twitter.com/natemackrobotic/status/1243737264242315264

Eric Nepomuceno, senior associate athletics director of compliance at UNLV, entertains us by reading “Dan, the Taxi Man” with his sons Lucas, Aaron and Nolan:

https://twitter.com/ClarkCountySch/status/1244716492714676224

Brianna Cotter, biology teacher at Sierra Vista High School, reads “The Value of Believing in Yourself: The Story of Louis Pasteur”:

https://twitter.com/VegasSciTeacher/status/1243337917327646721

Las Vegas City Councilman Cedric Crear reads “Clarence and the Purple Horse Bounce into Town”:

https://twitter.com/ClarkCountySch/status/1245130937681113088

Marta Meana, acting UNLV president, offers us her choice — “The Bossy Gallito / El gallo de bodas” — in Spanish!

https://twitter.com/CCSD_FACES/status/1245415203354730497

UPDATE: CCSD School Closures Extended to April 30

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All CCSD schools will remain closed through April 30. 

 

Click here to view updates from Superintendent Dr. Jesus F. Jara and information regarding coronavirus.

Click here for information regarding food distribution sites.

Click here for Student Learning Extension Opportunities.

Click here for information regarding Vegas PBS resources.

Click here to view a list of frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus and the CCSD community.

Click here to view a list of frequently asked questions regarding school closures and CCSD employees.