About The Teacher

Phone: 7756775420 ext. 41652


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Environmental Biology M.Ed. Special Education

Mr. Reinhold He/Him/His



The 23/24 school year will be my sixth year at O'Brien. I am looking forward to learning together with my students! 

I was born and raised in a suburb of Rochester, NY. Learning and exploring have always been passions of mine. I attended the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry in Syracuse, NY and obtained a B. S. in Environmental Biology in 2012. The last semester of my graduating year, I took Ornithology (study of birds) and my life changed forever. After graduating, I traveled the country researching and protecting various endangered species of birds. This brought me out to Nevada in 2016 to research the Greater Sage-grouse, a very important bird to not only Nevada, but to the west and entire country! I left all my family members and friends behind for the incredible opportunity. I fell in love with Nevada. The mountains, public lands, and beautiful weather combined with the accessibility of city living in Reno is the perfect fit for me. Being a teacher combines all my passions. I am able to learn and help young people learn, while having summers dedicated to the birds! 

O'Brien and the north valleys are my new community. I am here to care and support the outstanding members of this community. I want to do everything I can to make school feel special for my students. Middle school is usually not many people's favorite. It can be a really challenging time for young people. I do everything I can to make it great for them. I teach 8th grade science. I have coached Cross-country, Girls' Basketball, Boys' Basketball, and Volleyball. I also help out with various clubs. 

If you have any questions for me, please reach out. O'Brien is the heart of the north valleys. It is not only centrally located, but also in the middle of the route from elementary to high school. I want to make it as strong as it can be.

You can reach out to me in a few different ways:

email: karl.reinhold@washoeschools.net

phone: (775) 677 - 5420 ext. 41652

text: (775) 476 - 6460