Great Basin Gazette

Family Newsletter July 2018

Important Dates

7.16 - July Student Game Day k-6 - Watch for email from Mrs. Peterson with more information

7.25 - July Student Game Day 7-8 - Watch for email from Mrs. Moseley with more information

8.27 - First Day of School 18.19 School Year

Link to full 18.19 School Calendar:

Attention 8th Grade Parents!

This week you'll receive an email stating that you've been withdrawn. No need to worry. You've been removed from GBVA and enrolled in our highschool program NVDCA.

If you are a member of our GBVA Facebook group, to stay up to date on the most current information, we ask that any parents of 8th grade students (without younger GBVA siblings) exit the GBVA Facebook group and join our High School group. Here is the link to join:

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Here is a list of some fun activities to keep you busy this summer. Full website:


  1. Splash Pads – Don’t drink the water but Do bring your water toys! *Click here for a City-wide Splash Pad List with Map
  2. YMCA Pools – many with Slides and water park features
  3. Desert Breeze Swim Park *Closed on Fridays, Kids 2 and under are free!
  4. Henderson Multi Generation Pool
  5. Black Mt. Pool – Family Movie Dive In events are listed on our calendar!
  6. Drive in Movies – Tuesday Family Nights
  7. Fishing at Floyd Lamb – Kids under 12 do not need a license to fish
  8. Horse Riding and Petting Farm at Floyd Lamb Park – SUMMER CAMPS TOO!!!!
  9. Hiking at Mt. Charleston
  10. Camping at Mt. Charleston
  11. Bass Pro Shops summer free crafts FREE
  12. JR Pony Farm – Adorable farm animals and unlimited pony rides.
  13. McKee Ranch FREE non-profit group *Bring carrots for the goats, horses, rabbits, and chickens!
  14. Bonnie Springs Ranch *See a hang’n, walk through a Western Town, or visit the petting zoo.
  15. $1 Movies Suncoast
  16. Outdoor Movies from Henderson, Las Vegas, and North Las Vegas
  17. Summerlin 4th of July Parade
  18. Discovery Childrens Museum
  19. Natural History Museum
  20. Springs Preserve Thurs Toddler Storytime and Farmers Market
  21. Town Square Storytime Thursdays and Splash pad
  22. Shark Reef *Locals get a discount
  23. Lions Habitat
  24. Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary
  25. Indoor Golfing
  26. Bowling – Many casino’s offer bowling and great kids prices
  27. I Love Burgers – play area
  28. Michaels Crafts
  29. Home Depot Crafts FREE
  30. Lowes Crafts FREE
  31. Lakeshore Crafts FREE
  32. Star Nursery Kids Gardening
  33. Artsy Nannies crafts FREE
  34. Paint your own Pottery and Storytime
  35. Indoor Ice Skating

Summer Staff Availability

Teachers follow a very similar schedule to students, and will not be available over the summer months. If you have a question or need any support, there are many other school staff members available to you. Please direct any questions you have to our main office. K12 technical support is available all summer as well. Both numbers are listed below.

Office - 702-761-6745

K12 Tech Support - 1-866-512-2273

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