Tuesday, September 27, 2016 -- The national nonprofit Propane Education & Research Council surprised teachers at Lemmon Valley Elementary School today with a $5,000 donation in recognition of the Washoe County School District’s efforts to improve students’ health and safety by adding propane buses to their school transportation fleet.
Monday, September 26, 2016 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) transports nearly 20,000 students to and from school safely each day. Forty-seven of the District’s buses—about 15 percent of the fleet— run on propane, a more environmentally-friendly fuel that also saves the District some $80,000 per year in fuel costs.
Friday, September 23, 2016 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Textbook Evaluation Committee has selected semi-finalists for new 6th-8th grade Mathematics and AP/IB Science textbooks.
The Education Alliance of Washoe County, in partnership with the Washoe County School District and Renown Health, is hosting its annual Principal for a Day event, Thursday, Sept. 22. The day is designed to educate local community and business leaders about the work of principals in WCSD elementary, middle, and high schools.
The Washoe County School District is committed to providing
a safe and respectful learning and working environment for all students, staff, and visitors. The District prohibits bullying,
cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, and/or discrimination based on
an individual's actual or perceived race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veterans or
military status, marital status, disability or the presence of any sensory,
physical or mental handicap in any of its educational programs/activities and employment, or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The District prohibits discrimination against any youth group listed in Title 36, as a patriotic society, (i.e. Boy Scouts of America) from access to public school facilities use.
Inquiries or complaints may be addressed to the District's Civil Rights Compliance Director/Title IX Coordinator, via email, telephone (775-348-0300), 425 East 9th Street, Reno, Nevada 89512, or visit the District's anti-bullying website at www.wcsdbullying.com. Additional information regarding the District’s
complaint resolution processes can be found here. Complaints alleging discrimination can also be filed with the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Sexuality, Health and Responsibility (SHARE) Advisory Committee Meeting
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Group Insurance Committee Meeting
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM Audit Committee Meeting
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM Regular Meeting of the Board of Trustees