Back-to-School Guide for Las Vegas Students

Students in the Clark County School District are heading back to school on Aug. 14. Here is some helpful information and information on events that will help parents and kids prepare for the big day.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL INFORMATION

The Clark County School District's (CCSD) Back-to-School website is now available for parents and students preparing for the upcoming 2017-18 school year. With classes resuming on Aug. 14, the site provides helpful resources and information relating to students starting or returning to school, and can be found at ccsd.net/backtoschool. The website is also available in Spanish at ccsd.net/schools/back-to-school-es.

Parents or guardians can access their child's bus eligibility, bus stops, routes and times through Infinite Campus or by visiting transportation.ccsd.net. Student ID number and date of birth are required to access bus registration information.

A special phone bank has also been set up to handle questions about bus eligibility, routes, stops and times. Call 702-799-8111 between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 26.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL FAIRS

CITY OF LAS VEGAS
The City of Las Vegas is hosting several back-to-school fairs to help students get ready for the new year. The events include:

Aug. 19, 9 a.m.-noon, Veterans Memorial Leisure Service Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive.

Parents will also be able to register their children for Safekey and Ignite, before- and after-school programs for youth in kindergarten through middle school, affording students the opportunity to learn beyond the bell.

SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS
Nevada and The Clark County School District (CCSD) requires all school-age children to have their immunizations up-to-date for the upcoming school year. Required Vaccines includes DTP, DT, DTaP, Polio (IPV), MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella, Hepatitis A, Tdap and MCV4.

SCHOOL/SPORTS PHYSICALS
Positively Kids clinics offer school and sports physicals, as well as services for students if they are sick. They are located at: Casey Jones Elementary School, 5630 Coley Ave., 89146; Martinez Elementary School, 350 E. Judson Ave., 89030; Bob Bailey Middle School, 2500 N. Hollywood Blvd., 89156; and Cunningham Elementary School – 4145 Jimmy Durante Blvd., 89122.

SAFEKEY REGISTRATION
Registration for Safekey and Ignite, before- and after-school programs for youth in kindergarten through middle school, begins July 24, and affords students the opportunity to learn beyond the bell. There is an annual $20 registration fee per child for these programs. Registration and enrollment forms can be completed at the Safekey Office, located at 416 N. Seventh St., and the Safekey or Ignite program office at the school your child attends.

BACK-TO-SCHOOL DRIVES

BRAVO COLLECTING FOR 2 HENDERSON SCHOOLS
BRAVO! Cucina Italiana  is helping Henderson elementary schools, Harriet Treem and Jim Thorpe, prepare for the upcoming school year with a special back-to-school supplies drive, Aug. 1-31. Diners that bring in an item from the suggested school supplies list will receive a $10 BRAVO! gift card to use during their next visit. A list of school supplies for the upcoming 2017 school year includes: copy paper, backpacks, three-ring binders, loose leaf paper, pencils/colored pencils, crayons, erasers, glue sticks, pocket folders, tissue, rulers and markers (washable).

If you would like to submit an item for this guide, send an email to webmaster@ktnv.com.

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