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CCSD Summer Classes

The Clark County School District will be holding summer school at several location throughout the valley for both High School and Middle School. Registraion runs from April 25, 2016 - June 7, 2016. Click the link "Flyer" for information on registration deadlines, locations, subjects offered, cost, and more.

All classes are conducted online 24/7 through a computer based learning management program. Students are expected to have internet access, maintain pace of coursework and communicate weekly with teacher. Registration runs from April 25, 2016- June 2, 2016. Both High School and Middle School classes are offered. For details on cost, courses offered, deadlines, and how to register click on the flyer below.

Mark Your Calendar

Below is a link to the Summer Proficiency Exam Schedule for the Seniors only. Download the schedule for dates, times, and locations for each test.

Semester Exams will be held Tuesday, May 24, 2016 and run through Monday, June 1, 2016. Tuesday's exam is for Seniors only, and is a normal class day for all other students. There is not school Friday May 28, 2016 and Monday May 30, 2016.

The Palo Verde High School 2016 Commencement Ceremony has been scheduled for Monday, June 6, 2016 at 9:00 am at Thomas & Mack.

FREE ACT PREP- EdReady is a personalized college readiness system to help you prepare for your college and career goals. This is a web-based program designed to help asses your college math readiness and follow prescribed learning targets to fill in knowledge gaps. EdReady is available through Canvas Learning Management Systems. All 11th & 12th grade students will be registered in ACT101AAO-ACT preparation. You will use your Active Directory credentials to log into Canvas and access EdReady.

There is a new menu item that was added to the CCSD food service menu . It is listed as Nacho Fish Sticks. The fish is an Alaskan Pollock. This item will be served for the first time on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Click the link below to read more.

Below are the No School Dates for the "Second Semester 2016.

Staff Development
May 27, 2016
Memorial Day
May 30, 2016

Principal Darren Sweikert would like to welcome you to Palo Verde and the 2015-16 School year. Mr. Sweikert shares some exciting changes taking place here at Palo Verde High School.

The registration process is completed for current students. Below is a link to Palo Verdes Course Catalog for 2016-17.

Contacts (702.799.1450)

2490 Maverick St.
Las Vegas, NV 89108
Main Office Fax:
Athletic Office Fax:
Deans Office Fax:
Registrar Office Fax:
Special Ed. Office Fax:
Darren Sweikert
Asst. Principal
Bill Keairnes
Asst. Principal
David Pearce
Asst. Principal
Ana Maria Crosby
Asst. Principal
Jessica Lovell
Secretary - Ext 4100
Sandy Smith
Secretary - Ext 4200
Barbara McGill
Secretary - Ext 4202
Karen White
Secretary - Ext 4204
Pam Gubler
Secretary - Ext 4206
Joyce Mitchell
Koni Whitaker
Secretary Ext-4300
Michele Brown
(I.B, Dept Chair) Ext. 4305
Todd Steffenhagen
(A - Cg) Ext. 4308
Kathleen Dambro
(Ch-Fd)(WHIT-Z ) Ext. 4303
Kara Wintermute
(Fe-I)(SW–TOQ) Ext. 4307
Linda Wade
(J-Mar)(VB–WHIS) Ext. 4302
Mark Jensen
(Mas-Pq)(TOR–VA) Ext. 4301
Lisa Wiggins
(Pr-Sv) Ext. 4306
Secretary Tracy Perriman
Ext. 4500
Renee Leonard
A - G
Scott Stockhill
H - O
Kelly Carque
P - Z
Attendance: Stephanie Stucki
Ext. 4035
Banker: Anne Wayne
Ext. 4044
Nurse's Office: Dainis Charbonneau
Ext. 4020
Psychologist: Joshua Becky
(Wed, Thur.) Ext. 4028
Registrar: Renee Lewis
Ext. 4065
School Police: W. Seilinger
Ext. 4700
Speech Path: Aleta Spain
(Mon, Tues.) Ext. 4033
Withdrawals: Terry McBerty
Ext. 4002

Need To Know

As required by the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA), this is the annual notification of the presence of asbestos-containing materials in certain Clark County School District (CCSD) buildings.

Keep yourself informed by taking the time to read the "Student Handbook".

The link below is information on the Palo Verde Dress Code for Students. Please take the time to read and familiarize yourself with the policy.

As we switch to block scheduling, it is important to note that the limitation on absences for Denial of Credit has changed. Students are not allowed more than seven (7) unverified absences per semester. On the 8th unverified absence, the student will receive Denial of Credit for that class period(s). In addition, all unverified absences will count towards truancies and may result in a student loosing their driver's permit and/or license. It is VERY important that students and parents keep their attendance record up to date.

Attendance notes can now be sent via email to Include the students full name, grade, date of absence(s) and reason the student was out.

The Clark County School District suggests the following precautionary measures for parents and their children. Parents are urged to have frank discussions with their children about the information contained in the link below.

In anticipation of the 2015-2016 school year, I wanted to be proactive and inform you that Palo Verde High School will no longer be accepting personal checks for items such as class fees, extracurricular activities, and fund-raisers.

Microsoft Office Professional is now available free of charge to all active secondary students (grades 6-12) in CCSD through the Microsoft Student Advantage Office 365 program. Students will use their Active Directory login ID and password to download the software. Schools are responsible for providing students with their Active Directory credentials. Those students that require assistance with their AD account or password see Mrs. Gubler in the main office.

The School Accountability Report for 2014-2015 is now available by clicking on the links below.

On January 1, 2015 a new state law, SB269, will took effect and established a new school attendance requirement for application and maintenance of student learner’s permits and driver’s licenses.

The approval of Assembly Bill 288, makes significant changes to the high school graduation requirements for Nevada High School Students. The changes will be be implemented over the next three years, starting with the junior class of 2016. For more information click the link below.

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