Congratulations Christian Orme
Congratulations to Senior Christian Orme who was named the First Place National winner of the 2014 National Association of Women in Construction CAD / Design / Drafting contest. Christian was honored at the NAWIC Chapter #74 meeting on Wednesday, May 21. Christian received $2500.00 for his winning design. Outstanding job Christian!
Congratulations Claire Ong
Congratulations to Junior Claire Ong who was nominated for and received a 21st Century Leadership award from Wells College. Claire will receive a scholarship valued at $40,000 for four years of study at Wells College. This award recognizes Claire's exceptional leaderships qualities and the accomplishments she has made during high school thus far. Outstanding Job Claire!
Congratulations Mr. Peltz!
David Peltz received the High School Science Teacher of the Year award from the Southern Nevada Science Teachers Association. Presenting the award is Becky Colledge, SNSTA Treasurer and Mary Shane, SNSTA President. Mr. Peltz is recognized for his dedication to students and school. He also works with the English department to promote reading and writing in science and presented his research at a conference in Lake Tahoe. Mr. Peltz is always willing to help his students and fellow teachers. Congratulations Mr. Peltz!
Congratulations April Students of the Month
Congratulations to the following students who were selected as Student of the Month for April: Justin Barrett, Gabrielle De Vera, LaShonn Ford, Joshua Marlowe, Ricardo Martinez, Camille Morris, and Jacob Tabaczynski. Not Pictured: Teague Bostic, Paige Flippin, Jack Kanter, Jared Lamb, TianYi Liu, Christopher Rathbun, and Lisa Xu.
Congratulations Asian Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Recipients
Congratulations to Seniors Phalguni Vetrichelvan and Joseph Cheung who were honored by the Asian Chamber of Commerce at a Scholarship Banquet Friday, May 16th.
Congratulations to Anton Sorkin
Congratulations to Anton Sorkin for his recent success at the International Career and Development Conference of DECA, Held in Atlanta, Georgia. Anton Sorkin was called up on stage in front of 17,000 high school students to receive a medal for his top twenty finish on the marketing exam portion of his event.
Congratulations A-TECH FBLA
Members of A-TECH FBLA recently attended the 2014 Nevada FBLA State Business Leadership Conference in Reno, Nevada. Our chapter has four new state officers, seated left to right: VP of Media - Matthew Manno, VP of Public Relations - Angela Rivera, State President - Isabela Vargas, VP of Service - Sarah Xu. Also seated is Who's Who recipient, Talibah Abdul-Wahid.
Business Management Seniors Donate to March of Dimes Nevada Chapter
A-TECH's Business Management seniors present a check to March of Dimes Nevada Chapter. Seniors donated all proceeds from their 2014 Lemonade Challenge project.
Congratulations Trina Whiteside – Certified Student Leader
Congratulations Trina Whiteside who has earned the prestigious recognition of becoming a National Association of Student Councils Certified Student Leader.
Congratulations Class of 2016 – NHSPE
Congratulations class of 2016 on your Nevada High School Proficiency Exam (NHSPE) success. Davin Suzuki had a perfect score on all three tests. Connor Green and Alexander Yee received perfect scores on two tests. Eighty-one students received a perfect score on at least one test. There was a 95% pass rate for first time takers of the Reading exam, 95.3% on the Mathematics exam and 95.6% pass rate on the Science exam. You are to be commended on your exemplary performance on these exams.
Demographic Information Survey
Parents and Guardians, please access and complete the online Demographic Information Form for each of your children attending a CCSD school at the following web address:
Also available online are the following:
Frequently Asked Questions
Federal Guidance From the U.S. Department of Education
The Academic Support and Community Service Center, located in our Robin Street parking lot, is open to provide assistance in the following academic areas for students in grades K – 12: Math, Reading, English/Writing, Science, and Social Studies. Tutoring for all proficiency tests is available also. Please contact 799-3140 for additional information.Parents, ParentLink Needs Your Email Address!
As we move further into the school year, we want to make sure that you will have full access to ParentLink on your schedule. Setting up your email address in ParentLink enables to your reset your password if it is ever lost or forgotten, receive email messages from your school, and subscribe to other important ParentLink communications. Simply log in to ParentLink, click on the MY ACCOUNT tab, and click the ADD button in the Email Addresses section. Then click SAVE to save your address once it is entered on the Add Email Address page. Don’t delay, set up your email address today!Medical Insurance Reminder
While the Clark County School District takes appropriate measures to ensure the safety of students, accidents do occur. The district does not provide accident medical insurance coverage for students. This means that you are responsible for any bills from a school related injury to your child. As a service to you and your child, information about these programs is being made available through your child’s school, and parents are encouraged to obtain such insurance for them. Parents are reminded that insurance is required for student-athletes, and proof of insurance must be presented for eligibility.External Credit Procedures
External credits are high school credit earned from an academic institution outside of Clark County School District – this does not include Virtual High School (VHS) or Academy for Individualized Instruction (AIS). External credits MUST BE APPROVED by the A-Tech Administration before enrolling. Such credits will not be accepted without administrative approval prior to enrolling.
TO ASSURE YOU WILL RECEIVE CREDIT FOR ANY EXTERNAL COURSE WORK YOU NEED TO FOLLOW THE STEPS OUTLINED BELOW :
1. MUST SEE YOUR COUNSELOR TO INITIATE EXTERNAL CREDIT APPLICATION PROCESS.
2. COMPLETE EXTERNAL CREDIT FORM AND RETURN IT TO YOUR COUNSELOR.
3. DO NOT ENROLL UNTIL YOU RECEIVE ADMINISTRATIVE APPROVAL.
Scholarship Mailing List
Are you on the Scholarship mailing list? Seniors, come see Mrs. Forfia to be added to the email list today. Scholarship money is an important resource to help you afford college!Governor Jeb Bush Visits A-TECH – Video
In addition to the packet that you picked up after the Friday, May 2 senior meeting, please visit the link below for additional information about the Governor Guinn Millennium Scholarship Program.
Congratulations to Coach Paul Bassett who was named Northwest League Coach of the Year in baseball on Wednesday, May 28.
Many colleges, universities and military personnel are interested in recruiting students from A-TECH. Below is a list of scheduled presentations. If you are interested in attending, sign up with the counselors’ secretary. Students MUST sign up at least TWO DAYS prior to presentation in the Counseling Office.
Seniors-Class of 2014
Scholarship Mailing List
Are you on the Scholarship mailing list? Seniors, come see Mrs. Forfia to be added to the email list today. Scholarship money is an important resource to help you afford college!The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF)
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF) is the nation’s largest 501(c)3 non-profit organization that provides college scholarships to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) with financial need.
Website: www.apiasf.orgUT Dallas McDermott Scholars
UT Dallas McDermott Scholars receive one of the nation’s most generous four-year undergraduate merit awards.
Since the program’s creation in 2001, scholars have:
· Interned at prestigious institutions such as the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Supreme Court and CERN.
· Studied abroad in more than 60 countries.
· Won more than 30 distinguished awards, including multiple Fulbrights, Goldwaters and Udalls.
· Contributed more than 75,000 hours in service.
· Gone on for graduate and professional study at Harvard, Princeton, Yale, MIT, Stanford, Chicago, Cambridge, the London School of Economics, the Sorbonne and other leading universities.
· Landed jobs at such pre-eminent institutions as NASA, the White House, the United Nations, Texas Instruments, the Cleveland Clinic, Microsoft and Boston Consulting Group.
This year, we’re welcoming our 13th class of scholars. The online application is open for the 2014 Class of Eugene McDermott Scholars. Information on application materials and student qualifications can be found on the program website. We encourage you to identify two students at your high school who would make great candidates.
For more information, contact the McDermott Scholars Program at 972-883-4610 or firstname.lastname@example.orgEstella Morales Youth Scholarship
Sponsor: Estella Morales
Eligibility: CCSD seniors with a 3.0 or higher GPA pursuing Fashion Design or Fashion Merchandising as their field of study may apply for this scholarship. Essay – write a 350 word essay that addresses the question “How will you benefit from this scholarship?” Two letters of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, club advisor, coach or employer. For application and more information please visit http://www.ccpef.org/programs_scholarships.html
Deadline: February 14, 2014
Sponsor: G Beauty Institute
Amount: 2 – $1,000.00
Eligibility: High School graduates interested in Cosmetology, Esthetics, and Nail Technology at the Henderson Campus. Please complete the questionnaire and submit to the Admissions Office prior to Orientation Day together with your High School diploma. For application and more information please contact your school counselor or go to www.GBeautySchools.com for questions call 702-628-9320 or 702-765-0134.
Deadline: Ongoing, to December 2014
Sponsor: Nevada State Education Association (NSEA)
Amount: 3 – $5,000.00
Eligibility: Graduating Senior from a Nevada public high school, be enrolled or enrolling in a Nevada accredited community college, 4-year university or career technology institution. Please contact your school counselor for application and more information. Applications are also available online at www.nsea-nv.org. For further questions please contact Gary Peck at 733-7330.
Deadline: February 7, 2014
The Professor R.S. Nigam & NPRI Freedom Scholarship is accepting applications from seniors who will pursue a degree in Business, Economics, Public Administration, or a related field. Please see the attached application for criteria and award information.