News of Interest

Three Clark County Schools Receive National PTA Schools Of Excellence

Two-a-day PTA meetings, assigned classroom ambassadors and widespread buy-in are  are just a few of the unique PTA efforts that have to be made in a city like Las Vegas to have success. The same efforts that resulted in national recognition.  This school year three schools in the Clark County School District were selected as National PTA (Parent Teacher Association) Schools of Excellence. The three schools to receive the award

Nevada PTA Successful Schools

From the Reno Gazette Journal: From Reno to Las Vegas, families across Nevada, including my own, have begun another school year. You may have questions about the challenges he or she may face this year, like: Will my son or daughter be able to keep up? Will he or she feel safe? Will he or she be happy? As a father, and now as a grandfather, I have asked

Summer resources for parents and students available online

CCSD summer page provides a one-stop shop for all things summer LAS VEGAS – Summer is here, and to help ensure a safe and productive break, the Clark County School District (CCSD) has provided parents with a list of activities and resources to keep students busy and learning. Parents and students can visit, a one-stop shop with information on a variety of topics including summer classes, food service programs,

Reno Youth Named Finalist in National #ShareAwesome Contest

ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Feb. 10, 2015)—Tyler Ewing of Reno, Nev. has been recognized by National PTA, the nation’s oldest and largest child advocacy association, as a finalist in its #ShareAwesome contest, a social media challenge that urged students ages 13 to 17 to capture and share photos of awesome people, moments and decisions. Ewing was selected as a finalist from among hundreds of entrants from across the country for her photo