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Google Account Issues

Teachers, Staff, and Students: There is currently a district-wide issue with the @nv.ccsd.net accounts. The district’s IT department is working on solving the problem and as soon as we know more, we will let you know. Thank you for your patience. WCTA Administration

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West CTA Thirst Project Hits Goal, Builds Well in Africa!

The WCTA Thirst Project has reached their goal of $12,000, which will fund a single freshwater well in Swaziland, Africa (the highest density population of HIV/AIDs in the world).  The project/goal was initiated by Student Body President, Kristen de Guzman, who lead a group of students ranging in all grades in fundraising/awareness efforts all year. …

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9th Annual Family Enrichment Day 4/29/17

This event is being sponsored by CCSD Community & Government Relations Family and Community Engagement Services (FACES) Department to support family engagement and academic success. By hosting on a university campus, families will be encouraged to look at the process of life-long learning through continued education. CCSD teachers will provide families with hands-on activities and…

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District AP Bootcamp Registration

Registration is now open for the (AP) Student Bootcamps designed to prepare students to succeed on AP exams. Sessions are being offered on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at Chaparral High School, and again on Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Rancho High School. Each session will last two hours, either from 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m,…

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West CTA Students Selected for All-State Orchestra

We are proud to announce that three of our extremely talented West CTA students were selected for this year’s All-State ensembles: L-R: Paul Lee, Sophomore, All-State Orchestra; Aaron Lockhart, Senior, All–State Orchestra; Austin Royer, Junior, All-State Band. This year’s All-State will be held April 6-8, in Reno, at UNR. These students certainly make our school…

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West CTA Sock Hop and Spirit Week

West CTA is having Spirit Week 2/21-2/25 with a Sock Hop on Saturday 2/25 at 7pm. Tuesday: Mathlete Vs. Athlete, Wednesday: Summer Nights, Thursday: Funky and Flirty Socks, Friday: Greasers and Pink Ladies. Tickets for the dance are 2/13-2/17: $20, 2/21-2/24: $25, and $30 at the door.

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West CTA’s Picturesque Pearl

Congratulations to Pearl Lee for her outstanding photography skills as she competed in Southern Nevada Regionals SkillsUSA Photography Competition this past weekend, which was held at CSN campus. She earned a spot to compete in the State SkillsUSA Competition in Reno this April. Wish her luck. Great job, Pearl.  She placed 5th out of more…

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ACT Testing (Juniors) and AP Boot Camp 2/28/17

On Tuesday, February 28th all 11th grade students will take the ACT exam with Writing. This is a graduation requirement and is free of cost. 9th, 10th, and 12th grade students will NOT attend school on Tuesday, February 28th. We will also be holding a voluntary AP Boot Camp with a morning (7:30-10:00) and afternoon…

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West CTA Senior, Prudential Finalist

West CTA Senior Kristen De Guzman was recently recognized as a Distinguished Finalist for the Prudential Spirit of Community Award. The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards represents the United States’ largest youth recognition program based solely on volunteer service. All public and private middle level and high schools in the country, as well as all…

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School-wide PBL – How Deep is Your Well?

On Tuesday and Wednesday, January 24th and 25th, West CTA students will participate in the spring portion of our school-wide PBL, How Deep is Your Well? Groups of students have selected an aspect of wellness that they will present on throughout the day on Wednesday as their deliverable piece. Wellness is the pursuit of continued…

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