Friday, May 19, 2017 -- This is a celebration of the achievements of students from three WCSD high schools who are learning the Paiute language. These students are gathering to compete in the Paiute Language Bowl.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 -- Following an outpouring of community support, concern, and financial donations to cover unpaid lunch accounts for students, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) is expressing its appreciation for the community’s generous support of its students.
Friday, May 19, 2017 -- Applauding their outstanding contributions to the children and families of Washoe County, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) has named the Washoe County School District/Transforming Youth Recovery Principals of the Year, Teachers of the Year, and Education Support Professionals (ESPs) of the Year for 2017.
Thursday, May 18, 2017 -- As part of its continuing celebration of academic and personal success for its students and staff members, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) has now added easy-to-access information about Social Emotional Learning (SEL) to its data page.
Monday, May 22, 2017 -- Envirolution, the Raggio Research Center for STEM Education at the University of Nevada, Reno, Washoe County School District and Douglas County School District invite you to attend a year-end recognition event for the National Science Foundation-funded grant, Project ReCharge.
Monday, May 15, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is celebrating the accomplishments of 18 inspiring seniors as the 2017 Countdown to Graduation begins today with the first showing of the Countdown video.
The Washoe County School District deeply appreciates the generous offers of support from members of the community who would like to donate funds to help pay for meals at schools where families are unable to do so.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 -- Students from the Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology (AACT) High School are selling plants grown in the school’s greenhouse.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 -- Talented student musicians, artists, and actors will hold a Fine Arts Dessert Night fundraiser, featuring performances, exhibits, and desserts.
Friday, May 12, 2017 -- The National Merit Scholarship Corporation has announced that two high school seniors from the Washoe County School District (WCSD) have been awarded scholarships for the 2017-2018 school year.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 -- During a public meeting, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees voted 5-2 on the options to balance the District budget for 2017-2018.
Monday, May 8, 2017 -- In a collaborative effort, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) and the Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) are providing 900 copies of “My Future Activity Book” to students in third- and fourth grades.
Friday, May 5, 2017 -- Students with disabilities and their families are invited to attend Joy Prom, a nationwide event that gives them the opportunity to enjoy their own, full-scale prom.
All of us at the Washoe County School District are grateful to Gov. Brian Sandoval and our state lawmakers who are working to provide support and resources for schools across Nevada, including here in Washoe County. Our District has worked closely with the Nevada Department of Education surrounding state funding for all school districts, and I am optimistic about this announcement from the governor’s office.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Signature Academies and Career & Technical Education (CTE) will host a “Salute to Signatures & CTE” on Thursday, May 4.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -- Teachers’ Warehouse Shopping Day, when WCSD teachers will shop at the Education Alliance Teachers’ Warehouse for supplies donated by the community to enhance learning in their classrooms.
Monday, May 1, 2017 -- Seven principals have received new assignments for the 2017-18 school year in the Washoe County School District (WCSD).
Monday, May 1, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD), Washoe County, and the cities of Reno and Sparks are celebrating the first step in a regional effort to improve schools and public spaces through the regional “Wildcreek Project.” Agencies have agreed to move forward together in this cooperative endeavor, which will result in a variety of benefits for residents across the Truckee Meadows as well as students attending WCSD schools.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -- Student athletes and staff members at Procter Hug High School will unveil their new baseball field, which was made possible by the generous sponsorship of Les Schwab Tire Centers.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -- A national report issued by U.S. News & World Report ranks three Washoe County School District (WCSD) high schools among Nevada’s top 10 high schools. The Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology (AACT) ranked fourth in the state, Reno High School was listed seventh, and McQueen High School achieved eighth place.
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -- Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval’s Office of Science, Innovation and Technology (OSIT) and the STEM Advisory Council have designated Kate Smith Elementary School as a “Governor’s STEM School,” based upon excellence in teaching and learning science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -- High Desert Montessori Charter School has been selected to receive the first-ever Green Ribbon Award in Nevada.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 -- In a unanimous vote, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees has given preliminary approval to the adoption of a new policy that addresses conservation and sustainability practices in schools and offices across the District.