PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGES

MESSAGES FROM PRINCIPAL PAINTER

Friday, March 26, 2021

Happy Friday and Happy Spring Break, Long Elementary School Families,

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  As a reminder, Spring Break begins on March 29th and goes through April 5thBelow are links addressing Tuesday, April 6, 2021 and the continuation of Distance Learning and the incorporation of Face-to-Face Instruction. As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you virtually, and face-to-face, on Tuesday, April 6th!

         Parent LetterEspañol            Student Return Guidelines |  Español 

Friday, March 19, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder that there is one more week of school before Spring Break which begins on March 29th through April 5th, with classes starting back up on Tuesday, April 6th.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, March 12, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Please click the following link for the Distance Learning/At School Learning: https://forms.gle/sZDKFdFK77BeY4fC7Thank you to all of our families who have already completed the survey. Also, just a reminder, this Sunday begins Daylight Savings Time, so don’t forget to “Spring Forward” one hour.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Monday, March 8, 2021

Please click this link and fill out the survey asking if you would like to have your child(ren) continue Distance Learning or to have your child(ren) join At School Learning on April 6, 2021.

This information is important to us as we begin planning for both Distance Learning and At School Learning.

Friday, March 5, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning as we enter into the last week of February.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, February 26, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning as we enter into the first week of March.  Next week is Reading Week, so please refer to this LINK concerning Reading Week Spirit Days. We look forward to seeing all of our silly readers on Monday!  Starting Monday, March 1st, there will be no Food Distribution Sites at elementary school parking lots.  Food Distribution Sites will be available at middle school parking lots from 7am - 11am, and high school parking lots from 10am - 2pm.   As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, February 19, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning as we enter into the last week of February.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, February 12, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder, there is no school this upcoming Monday, February 15th, President’s Day.  As always, have a fantastic three-day weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Tuesday!

Friday, February 5, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning as we enter into the last week of January.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, January 29, 2021

This weekly message is being relayed earlier than usual in order for you to read through the letter (see link below) regarding the hybrid survey http://ccsd.net/survey. You can also find this letter posted to our school’s website.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Hybrid Instruction Letter to Parents

Friday, January 22, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning as we enter into the last week of January.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, January 15, 2021

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder there is no school on Monday, January 18th, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. As always, have a fantastic three-day weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Tuesday!

Friday, January 8, 2021

Thank you for a successful first week back to distance learning.  Just a reminder there is no school on Wednesday, January 13th and Monday, January 18th.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, December 18, 2020

Thank you for a successful first semester of distance learning.  On behalf of everyone at Walter Long Elementary School, I want to wish all of you a very merry and happy holiday.  As always, have a fantastic winter break and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on January 4th, 2021!

Friday, December 11, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  The Southern Nevada Health District is working on COVID-19 vaccine planning and collaborating with CCSD on future vaccine distribution.  Attached to this email is a flyer with Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).  Also attached is our Virtual Holiday Sing-Along Trailer!  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

The Virtual Holiday Sing-ALong will take place on Friday, 12/18/2020 at 8:30 AM.

The live stream link is: https://stream.meet.google.com/stream/e4cd5244-39a1-446e-9506-14c22883ccb5

Friday, December 4, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  I want to also thank you for encouraging, not assisting, your child in doing their very best on the MAP Assessment.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

Friday, November 20, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder that this upcoming week is a two-day school week due to Thanksgiving Holiday!  There is no school Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

Friday, November 13, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  During this closure, which includes our school building, Food Services is still serving meals every day from 7am to 10am.  Also, the annual Districtwide Survey for parents and guardians will be open today, November 13th, through December 18th.  You can find this survey below, including on our website and Facebook page.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.


Parents/guardians are encouraged to submit their 2020-2021 Districtwide Parent/Guardian Survey online using a computer, laptop, or other mobile device at https://www.ccsd.net/survey.

Friday, November 6, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder, there is no school this upcoming Wednesday, November 11, Veterans Day!  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

As always, have a fantastic 3-day weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

Thursday, October 30, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder:

*No school tomorrow, Friday, October 30th, Nevada Day! 

*No school this upcoming Tuesday, November 3rd, Election Day!

*Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 1st.

As always, have a fantastic 3-day weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

Friday, October 23, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  Just a reminder that this upcoming week is a 4-day school week with no school on Friday, October 30th, Nevada Day!  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

Friday, October 16, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning and participating in our annual Parent-Teacher Conferences.  Just a reminder we are a food distribution site Monday through Friday, and every Friday, three breakfasts and three lunches will be provided for each child.  You can pick these meals up between 7 and 10 in the mornings! As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.

Friday, October 9, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning and participating in our Week of Respect.  Parent-Teacher Conferences are this upcoming week, so just a friendly reminder, No School on Wednesday, October 14th.  Please reach out to your classroom teacher to schedule your virtual conference.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, October 2, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  As we have now entered the month of October, information from your teacher will be shared about upcoming Parent-Teacher Conferences.  Also, Respect Week begins this upcoming Monday, so please see the following document to find out how you and your child can virtually participate! Week of Respect

Friday, September 25, 2020

Thank you for another successful week of distance learning.  As we begin to enter the exciting month of October, information in the upcoming weeks will be shared about Chromebooks and Parent-Teacher Conferences, so stay tuned.

As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, September 18, 2020

Thank you for being part of another successful week of distance learning! Some area businesses have agreed to partner with CCSD to allow students to use their Wifi.  I've also included the businesses closest to our school zone.  Please click on the links below to find the nearest Wifi Business Partner. 

 

WIFI Business Partners

http://ccsd.net/district/mobile-device-initiatives/wifi-partners-list.html

 

WIFI Business Partners Map

http://ccsd.net/district/mobile-device-initiatives/

 

WIFI Business Partners Closest to Long ES

*Ted Wiens Tire & Auto1701 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89104

*Ted Wiens Tire & Auto3352 East Fremont Las Vegas, NV 89104 (Corner of Sahara)

*Jamba Juice (Sahara & Eastern)2675 S. Eastern Ave Suite 400 Las Vegas, NV 89169

Also, don't forget to login to Infinite Campus to view your child's grades and missing assignments.  I’ve included directions to access Infinite Campus as well.  

CampusParentHowtoAccess

 

With that said, we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday.  So in the meantime, have a fantastic weekend!

Friday, September 11, 2020

Thank you for another successful week as we begin to get into a groove with distance learning. Congratulations to our pizza and bicycle winners during this week’s virtual spirit week.  I’m already looking forward to the next one!  For 1st through 5th graders, don’t forget to sign-up for our Leopards Club, where our before and after school tutoring and clubs will be available virtually.  As always, have a fantastic weekend and we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, on Monday!

 

Club start date is, September 14, 2020 M-Th 3:30-5:30.

Click HERE for the Fall 2020 Leopards Club Registration Form

Friday, September 4, 2020

Happy Friday Long Elementary School Families, thank you for another successful week of distance learning!  Just a reminder, there is no school Monday.  When we return to distance learning on Tuesday, it’s our first virtual spirit week of the year!  Please see the attached flyer.  During spirit week, I will randomly select a family each day to receive a pizza delivery right to your front door.  I will also be giving away multiple bikes!  In order to qualify, all students have to do is show up to the Live Meets with their teacher, dressed in their spirit day ensembles! With that said, we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, next week Tuesday.  So in the meantime, have a fantastic 3-day weekend!

Friday, August 28, 2020

Happy Friday Long Elementary School Families, thank you for being part of such a successful first week of distance learning! Everyone from our students, teachers and families, exhibited patience, perseverance, and successes this week.  This could not have been possible without your ongoing support and encouragement day in and day out. Tell your friends and neighbors that we are continuing to enroll for this new school year.  All of our students are eligible to receive an iPad, school supplies, breakfast, lunch, and a dedicated staff of educators to meet their social growth and academic needs.  With that said, we look forward to seeing all of you, virtually, next week Monday.  So in the meantime, have a fantastic weekend!

Friday, August 21, 2020

Good evening, Long Elementary School Families.  This is Principal, Rigel Painter with another weekly update!  We were so glad to see so many excited faces earlier today at our Open House/Meet & Greet and look forward to seeing everyone for the first day of distance learning this upcoming Monday.  Long Elementary school is a food site, which means that we will have a drive-through and walk-up food pick-up everyday, Monday through Friday from 7am till 10am.  Families will pick up both breakfast and lunch at the same time.  All you need to provide is your student number!  Until next week, have a great weekend and see you all, virtually, on Monday!

Friday, August 14, 2020


Good evening, Long Elementary School Families.  This is Principal, Rigel Painter with another weekly update!  Please continue to call the school office for questions regarding registration at 702-799-7456 or simply email our Clerk, Marisol at lopezm22@nv.ccsd.net  Be on the lookout for class assignments that have been mailed to your home.  It also includes information about technology and materials pick-up dates and times, along with information about our virtual open house/meet & greet, including a letter from our specialists!  We look forward to seeing our new kindergarten families on Monday!  You can find most of this information on our website and Facebook page as well!  I will also be sending reminders each day next week to ensure that we reach all of our Long Leopards and their families!  Until next week, have a great weekend! 

Friday, August 7, 2020

Good evening, Long Elementary School Families.  This is Principal, Rigel Painter.  We welcomed teachers back to virtual school this past Wednesday and I can assure you they have all been putting in extra hours, heart, and care to prepare for the upcoming school year.  Please call the school office for questions regarding registration at 702-799-7456 or simply email our Clerk, Marisol at lopezm22@nv.ccsd.net Early this upcoming week we will be mailing class assignments to your homes, which includes information about technology and materials deployment dates and times for every grade-level, including a special Google Meets Link for our Virtual Open House/Meet & Greet.  Attached to your email is our Family Guide to Distance Education called the “Back to School Reporter.”  Keep checking your mailbox, our Facebook page, and our school website for the latest and greatest!  Until next week, have a great weekend!

Friday, July 31, 2020

Good evening, Long Elementary School Families.  This is Principal, Rigel Painter.  We are looking forward to welcoming back our staff, virtually, this upcoming week to begin professional development for the upcoming school year.  Please call the school office for questions regarding registration at 702-799-7456 or simply email our Clerk, Marisol at lopezm22@nv.ccsd.net We are continuing to work on technology access, a virtual open-house, a family guide to distance education, registration, class assignments, and so much more.  I am excited to share all of these with you in the upcoming weeks on our school website, facebook page, and in your mailbox.  Have a great weekend! 

Friday, July 24, 2020

Good evening, Long Elementary School Families.  This is Principal, Rigel Painter.  This past Tuesday, the school board voted to start the school year online beginning on August 24th.  We are working on technology access, a virtual open-house, a family guide to distance education, registration, class assignments, and so much more.  I am excited to share all of these with you in the upcoming weeks on our school website, facebook page, and in your mailbox.  Have a great weekend!

Friday, July 24, 2020

Good evening, Long Elementary School Families.  This is Principal, Rigel Painter.  This past Tuesday, the school board voted to start the school year online beginning on August 24th.  We are working on technology access, a virtual open-house, a family guide to distance education, registration, class assignments, and so much more.  I am excited to share all of these with you in the upcoming weeks on our school website, facebook page, and in your mailbox.  Have a great weekend!