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Ortwein Observer 5/8/23

Countdown to the 2023-2024 School Year


Welcome to Ortwein!

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

Bell Times 2023-2024

Start time- 9:00
End time- 3:11
AM Pre-k Dismissal- 11:30
PM Pre-K Arrival- 12:30


Ortwein Office Hours


Call us at (702) 799-2680

We are a Standard Student Attire School.  Click here for the 2022-2023 Standard Student Attire Policy.

School Updates:​​​​​​​


  • Technology Resources:

    • Check out CCSD's partnership with the tutoring company Paper! This can be accessed by students through Clever.

    • Click here for a list of all Ortwein Staff members' emails.

  • Click here for the CCSD Family Engagement Department website, filled with resources and classes to support you!


  •  Back to School Resources:​​

    • Click here for the Ortwein Family Handbook!

    • Click here for Arrival and Dismissal Procedures

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

    • Click here for the CCSD Code of Conduct​

    • Click here for the Ortwein ES Grading Practices document.

    • Click here for our Cell Phone Policy.

  • 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!

  • SafeKey, provided by Clark County Parks & Rec, is available for before and after school care in our Multi Purpose Room. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Click here to begin the registration process.

  • We are excited to introduce Hazel Health Services to our school. Click here to opt in or visit to give your consent.

  • Enrollment and placement of Pre-K students ages 3 and 4 year is now organized centrally by CCSD. Click here for the informational flyer. Questions may be directed to (702) 799-7479.















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.

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