2017-2018 School Year Information
Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year. This page is designed to give you all the information you need to prepare for the coming school year. It is hard to believe, but the new school year is just around the corner. In addition to the information on this page, there are some important dates for you to keep on the calendar:
July 25 - Prideland Day (more information below)
August 6 - First Day of School (classes begin at 7:30am)
Prideland Day is a day for all students to receive their class schedules, receive their locker assignments, pay their school fees, and find their classes in the building.
Wednesday, July 25, 2017
8:00 – 9:00 a.m
9:00 – 11:00 a.m
11:00 – 12:30 p.m.
Art materials for projectsBandChoirOrchestra $20.00 Purchase sheet music and assist with bus costs for transportation to zone concerts and performances off site Enrichment $5.00 Supplies & materials PE $20.00 Purchase of equipment & repairs PLTW (Engineering Design) $20.00 Purchase materials for designing and building projects Science
Lab supplies & materials Student Planners, Lanyard with Pouch & ID $10.00 Purchase student planners and lanyards for IDs
Yearbook price increases to $20 in May
PE shirts & shorts for classPlease note:
- The average registration fee is $80 per student. Total amounts due are based on each individual student’s schedule.
- This amount is due (debit, credit, cash or cashiers check accepted) upon registration on Prideland Day.
Debit and credit transactions will be charged a 3% convenience fee. For example: Student fees totaling $80 will be charged a convenience fee of $2.40. The total charge on your account would be $82.40.
Student Health Services is reaching out with a reminder to parents and the community: All students entering 7th grade must get a Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) booster shot before they can enter school in the fall.New Vaccine Requirement for students entering 7th gradeBeginning in the 2017-2018 school year, the meningococcal vaccine (MCV4) will be required for all Nevada 7th graders and new students in grades 7-12 enrolling in the Washoe County School District. This vaccine is required in addition to the Tdap vaccine.Immunization ClinicsClick here for a comprehensive list of immunization resources and clinics.Smith's pharmacists are licensed under Nevada law to provide immunizations to children and adults. You can get your required vaccines at your local Smith's pharmacy - no appointment necessary. The address of the closest Smith's to O'Brien STEM Academy is 175 Lemmon Drive, Reno, NV 89056 - 775.971.3310.
Supplies you may want to purchase:
- 12 Pencils and an eraser
- Binder and pocket folders for binder
- Black ball point pen
- Colored pencils
- Extra composition notebooks (one composition book is supplied for each class that uses them)
- Glue sticks or tape
- Pencils and Pens
- Whiteboard markers