The Education Alliance of Washoe County is planning the 2019 Run for Education to raise money for PE, student wellness, and nutrition education in Washoe County elementary schools. The event will be held on Sunday, October 20 at the Outlets at Legends in front of SCHEELS. There will be a 4K race, as well as the Sparks Marina March and a Fun Run for little legs, along with a lively Fitness and Family Fair for children and families to enjoy a variety of activity stations and booths. The Washoe Education Association (WEA), the educator’s union in Washoe County, has been a long time sponsor of the event, and pays registration fees for members and their families.
McQueen High School Senior Larson Rivera has reached the finals in an international competition sponsored by Breakthrough Junior Challenge. If he wins the competition, the first prize is a $250,000 college scholarship, $100,000 for a Breakthrough Science Lab at McQueen High School, and a $50,000 prize for his math teacher, Carrie Hair.
Members of the community are invited to attend a Community Conversation meeting to ask questions and provide feedback to WCSD Interim Superintendent Dr. Kristen McNeill.
Dozens of first grade students will see a hot air balloon up close when veteran balloon pilot Tim Taylor brings it to their school, inflates it, and demonstrates the science behind ballooning.
The District prohibits bullying, cyber-bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination and/or retaliation in any of its educational programs/activities, employment, and employment opportunities. For the District's full Notice of Non-Discrimination statement as well as methods to address questions and concerns please visit our Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility page.