CIS of Nevada Announces the Promotion of Alex Bybee to Chief Strategy Officer

Tami Hance-Lehr, state director and CEO of Communities In Schools of Nevada (CIS), the fifth largest state office of the nation’s leading dropout prevention organization serving 81 schools with affiliate offices in the Clark, Elko, Humboldt and Washoe County school districts, announces the prom... Learn More

CIS of Nevada supported students achieve a 92 percent graduation rate for the 2020-2021 school year

Longtime CIS corporate partner, Bank of America, congratulates the Class of 2022 on their accomplishments!

Communities In Schools Nevada celebrates its students for achieving a 92 percent graduation rate for the 2020-2021 school year, 13 percent higher than the statewide average graduation... Learn More

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

Op-ed: At-risk students aren’t lazy; they’re battling barriers

It’s easy to assume that a high school dropout chose to abandon his or her education. Nevada’s low education ranking on a national scale can also contribute to the myth that our schools are made of unmotivated, disengaged or lazy students — but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Many o... Learn More

‘Chow Down for Caps & Gowns’ to help Nevada seniors with graduation costs

"Soon you can get a delicious meal and help local students graduate and head to college 'Chow Down for Caps & Gowns,' a special event that helps Nevada seniors afford graduation-related costs, such as college testing fees, application fees and cap and gown rentals."  

#Giving Tuesday is Tuesday, December 1st!

And YOU can help CIS of Nevada! Please consider donating , since our partner, Switch, is generously matching ALL donations dollar for dollar!   If you can't donate, please help us out by liking, sharing, retweeting etc. all our social media posts over the next week, so we can help make this ho... Learn More

Olympic gold medalist Misty Hyman visits four CIS of Nevada schools!

We at CIS of Nevada are so thankful and thrilled that Olympic gold medal swimmer, , was able to visit four of our schools and share her inspirational journey with over 700 students! Thanks to the Wynn Las Vegas, who sponsored Misty's trip, we were able to bring her to , , and . We also partnered... Learn More

Begorrah! ‘Tis Saint Patrick’s Day!

And in the office, we are going nuts over Alexis' Lucky Charm marshmallow treats! 20150317_103443 copy

Hey Kids! Comics!

IDW Publishing, San Diego-based publisher of many licensed comic books such as ANGRY BIRDS, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURLES, MY LITTLE PONY and POPEYE, sent our elementary schools an amazing gift of 250 comic books for our Site Coordinators to give out as incentives to students doing well. Here are just... Learn More