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CCSD Provides Families with Information and Resources at Cox Back to School Fairs

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) will assist students and families as they prepare for the 2019-20 school year during the 12th Annual Cox Back to School Fairs, being held at local shopping malls during July and August.

  • July 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    The Boulevard, 3528 S. Maryland Parkway
  • August 3, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Meadows Mall, 4300 Meadows Lane
  • August 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Downtown Summerlin, 2025 Festival Plaza Drive

 

There will be over 50 booths at the fairs; various booths will be staffed by CCSD personnel, while the others will represent community agencies, nonprofit organizations and businesses. School-required immunizations will be offered only at The Galleria at Sunset, The Boulevard and Meadows Mall fairs. Costs will range from no co-pay to low-fee and no charge, depending on a family’s insurance status. Parents are advised to bring their child’s immunization record and insurance card.

CCSD Transportation Department to Host Job Fair for Bus Drivers

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The Clark County School District Transportation Department will host a bus driver job fair Saturday, May 11, 8 a.m. – noon, at the Richard C. White Transportation Center, 4499 S. Arville St., Las Vegas, NV 89103.

In an effort to reduce the shortage that is being experienced locally as well as nationally, applicants can apply onsite, and will have the opportunity to have questions answered and speak with current drivers about what duties are included as part of the job. CCSD provides paid training and assistance in obtaining the proper license. Applicants also will have the opportunity to ride in a bus around the yard to get a feel for what it is like to be a bus driver.

 

For more information, call us at (702) 799-5427 Option 2

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The Smith Center and The Rogers Foundation announced that nominations are now open for their fourth-annual Heart of Education Awards, recognizing outstanding educators in Clark County School District (CCSD). Anyone can nominate a CCSD teacher through January 18, 2019 at TheHeartOfEducation.org.

This awards program honors CCSD teachers across all grades and curricula who go above and beyond for their students, such as launching valuable new programs and devoting time outside the classroom to support students in need.

Student Farmers Market Set for Thursday, November 8

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Green our Planet will present its Biannual Student Farmers Market on Thursday, Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas. Billed as the largest student market in the U.S., this free event will feature 400 students from 40 schools in Southern Nevada. The market is held every fall and spring. Students run the market themselves, selling fruits and vegetables that are grown in school gardens.

CCSD Observes Week of Respect

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) is celebrating the Week of Respect Oct. 1 – 5 with a variety of events and activities at schools, which promote a safe and respectful learning environment. As part of their Pledge to Respect Day activities, students at Clarence Piggott Academy of International Studies, used chalk to write positive messages on the school’s sidewalks and playgrounds. Students also had a blue ribbon fence decorating activity to promote the messages of kindness and respect. CCSD’s theme is “Be an Upstander” and culminates on Friday, October 5, with “CCSD Get Your Blue On.”

Please take a moment to watch the following videos:

Dr. Jesus F. Jara

Toe Tag Monologues

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman

C.C. Ronnow Elementary School

Dr. Jesus F. Jara (video #2).

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremonies Held for Three New CCSD Elementary Schools

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Ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held at three new CCSD schools on Friday:

Robert and Sandy Ellis Elementary School
Kenneth Divich Elementary School
Shirley A. Barber Elementary School

A fourth new school, Dennis Ortwein Elementary School, also will open for 2018-19, with a ribbon-cutting set for Monday.

The addition of these four new schools brings the total number of CCSD schools to 360 for the 2018-19 school year.

Cox Back to School Fairs to be held Aug. 4 and 11

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The Clark County School District will assist students and families as they prepare for the 2018-19 school year during the 11th Annual Cox Back to School Fairs, being held at local shopping malls prior to the start of the new school year.

Sponsored by Cox Communications of Las Vegas, the fairs are free and open to the public, providing “one-stop” opportunities to obtain information and resources in a variety of areas ranging from school lunches to zoning.

Of the approximately 60 booths at the fairs, 17 will be staffed by CCSD personnel, while the others will represent community agencies, nonprofit organizations and businesses. School-required immunizations will be offered only at The Boulevard and Meadows Mall. Costs will range from no co-pay to low-fee and no charge, depending on a family’s insurance status. Parents are advised to bring their child’s immunization record and insurance card.

The remaining fairs will be held as follows:

Aug. 4 at the Meadows Mall, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Aug. 11 at the Galleria at Sunset, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For more information on back-to-school, visit ccsd.net/backtoschool.

Click here to view the 2018-19 Back to School Reporter.

Cox Back to School Fairs to be held July 21 and 28; August 4 and 11

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The Clark County School District (CCSD) will assist students and families as they prepare for the 2018-19 school year during the 11th Annual Cox Back to School Fairs, being held at local shopping malls during July and August, with the first event slated for Saturday, July 21.

Sponsored by Cox Communications of Las Vegas, the fairs are free and open to the public, providing “one-stop” opportunities to obtain information and resources in a variety of areas ranging from school lunches to zoning.

Of the approximately 60 booths at the fairs, 17 will be staffed by CCSD personnel, while the others will represent community agencies, nonprofit organizations and businesses. School-required immunizations will be offered only at The Boulevard and Meadows Mall. Costs will range from no co-pay to low-fee and no charge, depending on a family’s insurance status. Parents are advised to bring their child’s immunization record and insurance card.

The first Cox Back to School Fair will be held July 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Downtown Summerlin, 1980 Festival Plaza, Las Vegas.

The other three fairs will be held as follows:

July 28 at The Boulevard, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Aug. 4 at the Meadows Mall, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Aug. 11 at the Galleria at Sunset, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

For information on summer resources including the Cox Back to School Fairs, visit ccsd.net/summer.