“Supporting Our Schools” campaign presented by Telemundo Las Vegas and La Bonita Supermarkets raises nearly $26,000 for CIS of Southern Nevada

(CIS) has received nearly $26,000 in monetary donations, thanks to a collaborative month-long campaign known as “Supporting Our Schools,” (“Apoyando A Nuestras Escuelas”) presented by Telemundo Las Vegas and La Bonita Supermarkets.

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Communities In Schools of Northeastern Nevada Expands its Reach in Humboldt County to Five Schools with the Addition of Two New Schools: Grass Valley Elementary School and Sonoma Heights Elementary School

Communities In Schools of Northeastern Nevada (CIS) expands its reach in Humboldt County to five schools and nearly 2,500 students, with the addition of Grass Valley Elementary School and Sonoma Heights Elementary School. In total, CIS of Northeastern Nevada now works with 12 schools across Humbo... Learn More

CIS of Nevada Recognized by Nevada Association of School Boards for Outstanding Contribution to Public Education

CIS of Nevada CEO and State Director, Tami Hance-Lehr honored with Executive Director’s Award during awards reception

CIS of Nevada CEO and State Director, Tami Hance-Lehr honored with Executive Director’s Award during awards reception

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CIS of Nevada raises over $920,000 at annual fundraiser Today for Tomorrow: Together, honoring CIS founding chairperson, Elaine Wynn

Communities In Schools of Nevada has raised over $920,000 during its annual Today for Tomorrow fundraising campaign and gala, in support of more than 75,000 vulnerable students statewide. This year’s record-breaking amount exceeds the nonprofit’s 2019 fundraising amount by more than 30 percen... Learn More

CIS of Nevada names Nicole Willis-Grimes Western Nevada Executive Director

CIS Western Nevada also launches the first “CIS Academy” in Washoe County for the 2021-2022 school year. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director of (CIS), announces the appointment of Nicole Willis-Grimes to executive director for the organization’s Western Nevada affiliate.

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CIS of Nevada names Debbie Palacios, accomplished education leader and a former director with CCSD, Southern Nevada Executive Director

Superintendent Jara, others, offer congratulations to Palacios and recognize retiring Southern Nevada executive director, Cheri Ward, for her decade of service to the nonprofit. Tami Hance-Lehr, CEO and State Director for Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS), announces the appointment of Debbie... Learn More

CIS of Nevada names Nicole Neal Resource Development Director

Raymond Specht, founder of Specht Leadership Consulting and chairman of the board of (CIS), the fifth largest state office of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization with affiliate offices in in the Clark, Elko, Humboldt and Washoe County school districts, announces the appointmen... Learn More

CIS invites the community to attend Today for Tomorrow: Together, Sept. 11, in honor of founding chairperson, Elaine Wynn

PLAYSTUDIOS to serve as Presenting ‘Together’ Sponsor for the 11th annual gala benefiting schools statewide; sponsorships and tickets now available

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CIS Students Achieve a 90% Graduation Rate for the 2019-2020 School Year

For students receiving case management, the organization’s most intensive intervention, the figure is 6 percent higher than statewide average; model shown to significantly close opportunity gaps for students living in poverty and students of color

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Superhero Thursday: Cornell Williams helps brighten students’ day at J.E. Manch

Each week, News 3 is proud to bring you a new segment called “Superhero Thursday.” Not all superheroes wear capes, but they can make a difference.

They’ll recognize a site coordinator doing whatever it takes to help students achieve their full potential, and this week we recognize Co... Learn More