Our Next SOT Meeting will be held virtually on April 22nd @ 4:00.
Click here to join our meeting.
Click here to learn more about opportunities for families to give feedback to CCSD Leaders regarding grading reform.
Click here for our 2021-2022 Pre-K Interest Form. Details about the program are included on the form.

Welcome to Ortwein!

I am the proud principal of this amazing school, Traci Holloway. I am both humbled by and grateful for the opportunity to lead a community of thriving learners, involved families, and dedicated staff. My goal is to create a fun, engaging, and safe academic and social environment that operates with the philosophy “This is a place for kids!” 




Ms. Castillo is our Assistant Principal! She is in her third year as an Assistant Principal and does such an amazing job of nurturing children and supporting high quality teaching and learning!

Check out our new t-shirt design! Order yours today by clicking here.

Reading Week is April 19-23! Click here for a Reading Week Guide for families!

School Updates:​​​​​​​



    • Click here for information about returning to fulltime in-person learning on April 6th.

    • Click here for a link to a helpful and informative CCSD website dedicated to returning to school via distance education.

    • If your family or a family you know needs assistance with internet connectivity, visit connectingkidsnv.org for information.

    • We want to ensure that each student has a device in order to successfully participate in distance learning. Please call our office if you are in need of a device for your child.

    • Click here for the Home Health Check we are asking each family complete every morning before in-person learning.

  • FACES Resources​:
    • Click here for a link to the CCSD FACES page where families can go to watch training videos about distance education topics.

    • Click here for an infographic on services from the FACES Department.

    • Click here for the local center's (Hummel ES) calendar.

    • Click here for the Virtual Family Center information.

    • Click here for a flyer for adult ESL classes.

  • Below is a list of important Back to School documents:

    • Click here for a list of all of our staff members and their email addresses.

    • Click here for the daily schedules for each teacher.

    • Click here for the Ortwein Family Handbook!

    • Click here for the CCSD Effective Parent-School Communication publication.

    • Click here for the 2020-2021 CCSD School Calendar​​

    • We recently adopted updated grading practices to reflect Distance Learning:

    • Click here for the CCSD Code of Conduct​

  • Breakfast and lunch will be served at Middle and High School Campuses (Tarkanian and Desert Oasis)  Monday-Friday from 7:00 am-10:00 am. Service is open to any CCSD student. Students and parents must wear a face covering and food cannot be eaten on the school grounds. Meals for CCSD students are no cost to families at any CCSD site serving meals. Students and families must be able to provide the student id number to receive meals.

  • Many of our dedicated Ortwein Staff have Donors Choose projects and are gratefully seeking donations. Click here to check out some of their great ideas!

  • C​lick here for a flyer about our partnership with Smith's. Link your Rewards number to our school to earn us 0.05% of your total every time you shop! We earned $577 last quarter!​



Ortwein Office Hours

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bell Times 2020-2021

Start time- 9:10

End time- 3:21

AM Pre-k Dismissal- 11:40

PM Pre-K Arrival- 12:41

Click here​ for our dismissal locations

Motto: We are victorious!

Vision: We are a community of learners working together as a team to strive for victory in all areas of life.

Mission: We, the community of Ortwein Elementary School, will cultivate the hopes and aspirations of the students in a committed academic partnership by building sustainable relationships through acceptance, teamwork, integrity, and  perseverance.

Olympic Values: We value Friendship, Respect, Excellence, Courage, Determination, and Inspiration.

Email Mrs. Holloway at fenntl@nv.ccsd.net

Tel: 702-799-2680

Fax: 702-799-2682

10926 Dean Martin Drive

Las Vegas, NV 89141