Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is registering kindergartners for the 2017-2018 school year.
Wednesday, January 18. 2017 -- Members of the Reed Raider Battalion will stand in formation for a formal inspection by Area Managers and WCSD officials including Board of Trustees Vice President Katy Simon Holland, Trustee Verónica Frenkel, M.A. and Trustee Malena Raymond.
Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees has re-elected Dr. Angie Taylor to serve as president for 2017, Trustee Katy Simon Holland to serve as vice president, and Trustee Scott Kelley to serve as clerk to the Board.
Monday, January 9, 2017 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees will welcome four new members and three returning members at its meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 -- Local contractors will learn about the streamlined “solicitations platform” that will allow them to be notified about upcoming public works projects.
At a special meeting today, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees approved recommendations from a community oversight group, the Capital Funding Protection Committee, for the first set of building and repair (“capital”) projects following passage of WC-1.
Monday, December 12, 2016 -- Following extensive public outreach efforts, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees will discuss the performance evaluation for Superintendent Traci Davis at its public meeting on Tuesday, December 13.
Friday, December 9, 2016 -- At the “Finals Food Frenzy,” students who are studying for final exams will enjoy a meal together, while their teachers donate their time to tutor them as they prepare for their tests.
Friday, December 9, 2016 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is registering kindergartners for the 2017-2018 school year.
The event that occurred at Procter Hug High School yesterday was heartbreaking for our Hug High family and community. As a parent, I understand the panic and fear felt by Hug parents. This is a reminder of the value of life and the duty we have to protect the safety of our students and staff each and every day.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 -- Galena High School teacher Rachel Tillotson has been named the 2017 Nevada World Languages Teacher of the Year.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -- At a recent presentation to the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees, representatives of external independent auditor Eide Bailly LLC praised the District for achieving the highest level of assurance during its annual audit for the fiscal year ending in June 2016.
Friday, December 9, 2016 -- WCSD District Drill Meet, during which JROTC cadets from around northern Nevada will compete in a number of events and skills.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -- Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board of Trustees President Dr. Angie Taylor, Vice President John Mayer, Board Clerk Verónica Frenkel, M.A., and WCSD Superintendent Traci Davis will visit schools affected by overcrowding and repair needs and discuss the outcome of the ballot measure (WC-1) that would provide funding to address these issues.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -- Washoe County School District (WCSD) Board President Dr. Angie Taylor, Superintendent Traci Davis, and Chief Operating Officer Pete Etchart thank the community for supporting the District’s 64,000 students following the passage of WC-1, which will provide additional funding for construction and repairs to Washoe County schools.“This is a day of great celebration for the children of the Washoe County School District,” said President Taylor. “I am thankful to the voters of Washoe County and the numerous community groups who advocated for passage of this legislation. They recognized our critical need to build new schools and to repair and maintain aging schools in our District. I am profoundly grateful for their support of our students of today, and all the generations of students to come who will use these buildings well into the future. This is indeed a great day for all of our students, teachers, and the entire community.”
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -- A flag raising ceremony will be conducted by students and staff members at Veterans Memorial STEM Academy in honor of Veterans Day.
Friday, November 4, 2016 -- O’Brien Middle School will welcome the Medicine on the Move Mobile Medical Center on Thursday, November 17. The Mobile Medical Center is a partnership between Southwest Medical and Health Plan of Nevada....
Thursday, October 27, 2016 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) is seeking applicants for a number of committees that serve the District’s 64,000 students and their families. There are a variety of committees that meet throughout the year to help set policies and guide the District forward....
Thursday, October 27, 2016 -- Washoe County School District’s Volunteer Services Department has been awarded the National Service Enterprise Certification in Volunteer Management/Engagement by the Point of Light and Nevada Volunteers. This prestigious award recognizes the tremendous achievements of staff and volunteers supporting students in WCSD schools and classrooms.
Friday, November 18, 2016 -- The Washoe County School District (WCSD) and the Council for Great City Schools are partnering to host a career expo for current and former military personnel and their families.
Friday, October 21, 2016 -- The 11th Run for Education event supports WCSD students, with proceeds going to the Kids in Motion (KIM) and Passport Programs. More than 3,600 runners are expected.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 -- Students and staff members in the Washoe County School District (WCSD) will hold a district-wide earthquake drill on Thursday, October 20, at 10:20 a.m. during the Great Nevada ShakeOut.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -- As part of the groundbreaking “Read By Grade Three” law in Nevada, parents of struggling readers who are enrolled in kindergarten through third grade began receiving letters from principals this week, offering support and resources to help their children learn the literacy skills they need to succeed.