About Us

The mission of Palo Verde is to prepare students to realize their academic, creative, emotional, physical, social, and career potentials as contributing members of a multicultural society in an international community of mutual respect.

Established in 1996, Palo Verde is a Four Star comprehensive public high school located in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas, NV and part of the Clark County School District.

Contacts (702.799.1450)

Main Office Fax:
702.799.1455
Athletic Office Fax:
702.799.6073
Deans Office Fax:
702.855.9456
Registrar Office Fax:
702.855.9453
Special Ed. Office Fax:
702.855.9461
Principal
Darren Sweikert
Asst. Principal
Bill Keairnes
Asst. Principal
David Pearce
Asst. Principal
Ana Maria Crosby
Secretary - Ext 4101
Sandy Smith
Secretary - Ext 4200
Barbara McGill
Secretary - Ext 4202
Karen White
Secretary - Ext 4204
Pam Gubler
Koni Whitaker
Ext - 4300
Todd Steffenhagen
(A - Car)
Kathleen Dambro
(Cas-Esp)
Michele Brown
(Esq-Hea)
Linda Wade
(Heb-Mai)
Mark Jensen
(Maj-Pere)
Lisa Wiggins
Perf-Stev)
Michael Massi
(Stew-Z)
Secretary Carol Quiles
Ext. 4300
Renee Leonard
A - L
Scott Stockhill
M - Z
Attendance: Stephanie Stucki
Ext. 4035
Banker: Anne Wayne
Ext. 4044
Nurse's Office: Dainis Charbonneau
Ext. 4020
Psychologist: Joshua Becky
(Wed, Thur.) Ext. 4028
Registrar: Renee Lewis
Ext. 4065
School Police: K. Beck
Ext. 4700
Speech Path: Aleta Spain
(Mon, Tues.) Ext. 4033
Withdrawals: Terry McBerty
Ext. 4002

Attention

We will be doing 12th grade proficiency testing differently this year. Please note that tests will be over a four day period ( October 20nd-20st) are shown in the table below:

ALL SENIOR EXAMS WILL BEGIN AT 8:00 AM IN THE CAFETERIA. PICTURE ID IS REQUIRED.
Please note this schedule differs from the junior schedule.

Mon. Oct. 20th
Math
Tues. Oct. 20th
Reading
Wed. Oct. 20th
Writing
Thurs. Oct. 20th
Science

The NHSPE will be administered next week for 11th students that have not previously received a proficient score or who have not previously taken the NHSPE math, reading, writing, or science test. The testing schedule is below.

ALL JUNIOR EXAMS WILL BEGIN EACH TESTING DAY AT 8:00 AM IN THE IDENTIFIED JUNIOR ALPHA TESTING ROOMS.
Click here for a testing room list by last name.
PICTURE ID IS REQUIRED.

Mon. Oct. 20th
Math
Tues. Oct. 20th
Reading
Wed. Oct. 20th
Writing
Thurs. Oct. 20th
Science

Need To Know

Palo Verde has a new Principal, Darren Sweikert. Mr. Sweikert would like to introduce himself to the Palo Verde Community.

The approval of Assembly Bill 288, makes significant changes to the high school graduation requirements for Nevada High School Students. The changes will be be implemented over the next three years, starting with the junior class of 2016. For more information click the link below.