Southern Nevada



The Power Within 2018

  Students with Communities In Schools work every day to break through obstacles placed in their way, and the CIS site coordinators within those schools help students along the way. Every year, CIS of Southern Nevada hosts The Power Within, an event to celebrate and recognize the huge st... Learn More
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Ready to cowboy up?

Yee-haw! Git yer tickets now, ya cowpokes!  

Celebrating The Power Within!

Each year, we honor some of our community partners as well as some of the students who have shown the Power Within to change the picture of education in Nevada. This year's ceremony at the Historic Fifth Street School, was catered by with decor from and sponsored by . Cox video production s... Learn More

Class of 2027

Just some of our future graduates from Kit Carson Elementary School and the CIS of Nevada #classofchange15  

Yee-haw! Time for a Country Cookout!

Whew! Now that we are all recovered from Splashdown For Kids, we're gearing up for the next fun event - our 1st Annual Communities In Schools Country Cookout! All you cowpokes out there can come out to that purty green spot at and throw down your picnic blanket and enjoy some country music, cour... Learn More
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Be cool – vote for What’s Cool At School!

Each month, 8 News Now awards $250 to the most voted story on its What's Cool at School program. This week is YOUR chance to help us by voting for the career exploration program at Chaparral High School!

Smith’s supports CIS of Nevada!

As part of the grand opening celebration of six new Smith's Food & Drug Stores in the Vegas valley, the grocery store donated a $25,000 to Communities In Schools of Nevada. The gift will help CIS of Nevada in its ongoing mission to surround high-risk, low-income students with support and empower... Learn More

CIS Receives Coveted Grant From Nevada Women’s Philanthropy Group!

Communities In Schools of Nevada is thrilled to be the recipient of a coveted grant from Nevada Women’s Philanthropy group!

Communities In Schools receives $75,000 Walmart Grant

Communities in Schools of Nevada recently received a $75,000 grant from Walmart and the Walmart Foundation as part of the company’s Nevada State Giving program.

Communities In Schools of Nevada – March 2014 Newsletter

Find out more about the important changes, exciting developments and signature events from Communities In Schools of Nevada in our March 2014 newsletter.



Shannon Lamaster
Three Square Food Bank

Jerome Williams
JYD Project Inc.

Paula Zier
Public Education Foundation

Ronalyn Napier
Elementary School Principal

Stephanie Kirby
Eye Care 4 Kids

Ramona Esparza
High School Principal

Tara Baugh
Armstrong Teasdale, LLP

Jameson Bauman
New York Life

Leo Moschioni
Lexicon Bank

Cray Flynn
Community Advocate

Jim Nelson
Community Advocate