Thursday, April 20, 2017 -- The Education Alliance of Washoe County is asking local businesses and individuals to donate supplies to the Teachers’ Warehouse, a free resource for teachers to gather essential supplies for use in their classrooms.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -- A student engineering team from the Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology (AACT) recently earned second place at the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
Tuesday, April 28, 2017 -- This is an Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) Information Fair, where members of the community who are interested in pursuing teaching careers may learn more about how they can obtain teacher licensure and what opportunities are available with the Washoe County School District.
Monday, April 17, 2017 -- The Spanish Springs High School JROTC Rifle Team is one of the highest-ranked teams in the entire country.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 -- After learning about emergency preparedness in school, dozens of Reed High School Enterprise Project Biomedical students and Comprehensive Life Skills (CLS) students worked together to gather and prepare buckets of emergency supplies for their classrooms to be used in the event of power outages or lockdowns.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -- The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the Washoe County School District (WCSD) its Distinguished Budget Presentation Award.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -- As part of the Washoe County School District’s continuing commitment to transparency and open dialogue with the community, the District has scheduled a town hall meeting to discuss the District budget for 2017-18.
Monday, April 3, 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, will be holding the 2nd Annual State of Nevada Elementary Math Championship on April 22, 2017.
Friday, March 31, 2017 -- For the 16th consecutive year, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) has been recognized for responsible fiscal practices by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).
Thursday, March 30, 2017 -- Under a new requirement by the State of Nevada, the meningococcal vaccine (MCV4) will be required for all Nevada 7th-graders and new students entering school in grades 7-12.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -- Members of the community are invited to attend a public Budget Town Hall meeting to learn more about the Washoe County School District’s (WCSD) financial outlook and challenges.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -- After advancing through two phases of online competition, the Procter Hug High School JROTC Leadership Team composed of Kevin Ramirez Lopez, Gabriel Bermeo, Spencer Gillis, and Ethan Robison will compete in person at the Championship event in Washington, D.C.
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.