Thursday, March 16, 2017 -- As a result of the passage of WC-1, which will provide capital funding for schools in the Washoe County School District (WCSD), the District has broken ground on a 22-classroom expansion of Damonte Ranch High School, which is the most crowded high school in the District.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District will break ground on a 22-classroom expansion of Damonte Ranch High School.
Monday, March 13, 2017 -- Students and staff members at eight schools in the Washoe County School District (WCSD) will celebrate the eighth annual Nevada Moves event during the week of March 13-17.
Reno, NV (March 9, 2017) – Washoe County School District’s (WCSD) Office of Student Services and JROTC are working in partnership with the University of Nevada Reno’s Blue Key Honor Society to plan the annual Joy Prom event for students with special needs attending WCSD high schools.
Friday, March 3, 2017 -- Members of the SHARE (Sexuality, Health, and Responsibility Education) Advisory Committee will meet at AACT High School for their regular meeting.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is seeking applicants for a number of community advisory committees that serve the District’s 64,000 students and their families.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -- The Education Alliance of Washoe County is proud to announce Circus Circus Reno and Hunter Lake Elementary School have joined together as Partners in Education.
Thursday, March 2, 2017 -- “Strength in Voices” conference, where more than 300 students from middle- and high school gather to share their thoughts, ideas, and concerns with WCSD administrators and staff.
Friday, February 24. 2017 -- Hundreds of family members of students attending schools in the Washoe County School District (WCSD) are expected to attend Family Access Day at the University of Nevada, Reno on Saturday, February 25.
Monday, February 20, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Sexuality, Health, and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Committee has developed a new proposed S.H.A.R.E. curriculum for grades 4 through 8. As part of the curriculum development process, the committee is soliciting public input prior to providing recommendations to the WCSD Board of Trustees.
Friday, February 17, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) has worked with the Nevada Department of Education to form a plan for making up instructional time that was lost to school cancellations during dangerous weather conditions in the past several months. As a result, the District will no longer release students early on Wednesday afternoons, and Wednesdays will be regular, full-length school days. This decision will affect all WCSD schools beginning Wednesday, March 1, and continue through the remainder of the school year.
Monday, February 27, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Textbook Evaluation Committee has selected finalists for new AP/IB ELA (Advanced Placement/International Baccalaureate English Language Arts) textbooks.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -- Amid high-flying drones, young musicians demonstrating their musical prowess, and students telling their emotional stories of perseverance and success, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees and Superintendent Traci Davis celebrated the District’s progress toward academic and capital projects goals during the 2017 State of Education address.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -- High school students who want to pursue careers in education can get a head start on achieving their goals through the WeTeach program, a collaboration between the Washoe County School District (WCSD) and the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR).
Monday, February 13, 2017 -- The Safe and Healthy Schools Commission, which is charged with assisting the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees on issues relating to the safety and security of schools—including prevention/intervention, mitigation, preparedness, emergency response, and recovery— will review a report from the School Safety Advocacy Council at its meeting on Monday, February 13.
Monday, February 6, 2017 -- The Northern Nevada Math Club Inc (NNVMath), a 501(c)(3) focused on getting more kids excited about math and encourage them to pursue math based careers, held their most recent MathRocks! contests of the season on Saturday, February 4th at Wooster High School in Reno.
Monday, February 6, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees is scheduled to discuss and adopt a “Safe Haven” resolution to reaffirm the District’s commitment to provide all students with a free and appropriate education regardless of their immigration status.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 -- Students will celebrate at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for their Center for Agriculture, Science and Engineering (CASE) Academy Greenhouse.
Monday, February 6, 2017 -- In recognition of National School Counseling Week from Feb. 6-10, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) is celebrating the nearly 200 school counselors across the District who provide support, resources, and guidance to students of all ages.
Friday, February 3, 2017 -- Barnes & Noble Booksellers will bring more than 2,000 donated books to share with students at Echo Loder Elementary School and Hidden Valley Elementary School.
Monday, January 30, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District has released its first ever Popular Annual Financial Report (PAFR), which contains concise, easy-to-understand information about the District as a whole, including District demographics, enrollment, student achievement, budgets, capital projects, and data about the local economy in Washoe County.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 -- Procter Hug High School is one of approximately 1,000 schools worldwide to implement an innovative diploma program that allows student scholars to develop the skills they will need to succeed in college: research, collaboration, and communication.
Monday, January 30, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Supplemental Material Evaluation Committee has selected a finalist for a new Comprehensive Life Skills (CLS) curriculum. As part of the evaluation process, the committee is soliciting public input prior to providing final recommendations to the Washoe County School District Board of Trustees.