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  • Psychiatric Services

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 10/20/2020

    Adolescent Psychiatric Services

    Nevada Department of Child and Family Services

    •We offer no-cost psychiatric services to uninsured and/or underinsured youth ages 12-17.


    •Services are provided by our on-site APRN and UNR fellows supervised by the UNR School of Medicine.


    •Psychiatric services are available via telehealth/video conferencing. In-person office visits are also available as per established COVID-19 health and safety precautions. If your family is needing support in accessing mental health services via telehealth due to a lack of resources, please inform our Intake Coordinator.

     

    Contact us today!
    For more information or to
    schedule an assessment, call us at
    (775) 688-1600
    and ask to speak with our
    psychiatric intake coordinator.

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  • Free Tutoring

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 9/17/2020

    Reno Alliance for Free Tutoring

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    We are a student-led tutoring organization, committed to helping elementary and middle schoolers learn remotely by connecting them with high school-aged, volunteer mentors in our community.

    We aim to make distance learning navigable for all learners in Reno.

    Click here for more information

     

     

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  • Distance Learners New Login web page

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 9/14/2020

    We have a new link that starts today. Students need to replace old link with this new link below.  Additionally, they need to use their district password like they would for a district computer (for envision Math, Dream Box, Teams etc.). If they forgot or changed their password, then then need to reset the district password with IT rep on your campus.

     

    How do I login at home?

    We have increased the security in how students access Edgenuity. Please use the following new link https://auth.edgenuity.com/login/saml/student/washoeschools

    Use your school district Username and Password that you sign into a district computer with. 

    Example Username 1234567@washoeschools.org 

     

    Password Use the same password required to log into the school computers.

     

    Student Hints:

    Make sure you are using .org in your username

    Use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your web browser. 

    If you have a pc/mac or mobile device that is not connected to the district's network you will be asked for your username (Example Student: 1234567@washoeschools.org) and password once more.

     

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  • Full Distance Learners on Edguinty: FAQ

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 8/21/2020

    Frequently Asked Questions                                                                                                       
    1. Are your courses approved by the NCAA?
    a. Edgenuity curriculum is NCAA-approved. Your district/
    school may have futher approvals. Please ensure
    to follow NCAA guidelines for all NCAA student
    enrollments.
    2. What should I do if I received a low score on a
    homework assignment?
    a. Reach out to your Virtual Instructor right away through
    your student dashboard to discuss your assignment,
    re-takes, etc. If you do not understand a concept,
    remember that concept coaches are available for class
    questions if you are taking an English, math, science,
    or social studies course.
    3. I am having technical problems with the program. What
    should I do?
    a. You may reach out to technical support at any time!
    Please call 888-866-4989 option 1 for fastest results.
    Or you may email customersupport@edgenuity.com.
    Please note that technical support will need you to
    have your computer to troubleshoot.
    4. Can I use notes on a quiz or test?
    a. Notes can be made available on quizzes and tests
    within the program. Please discuss this with your
    district/school administration to find out what will be
    allowed for your assessments.
    5. Is tutoring provided?
    a. Yes! We call our tutoring services “Concept Coaching.”
    Concept Coaching is only available for English, math,
    science, and social studies courses from the chat button
    while inside your course.
    6. Why am I getting a message saying, “a teacher needs to
    review my work before I can take the test”?
    a. Topic Tests are a checkpoint in which your course
    work is reviewed by an online instructor before taking
    the test. Please reach out to your teacher if you are
    stopped for any reason.
    7. Does pretesting count as an attempt?
    a. Yes, pretesting counts as a quiz attempt.
    Please note that pretesting is not available for students
    working through NCAA requirements.
    8. How much work should my student be completing each
    day they work on a course?
    a. The average student can complete 7 activities in one
    hour. Plan on working at least 1 hour per day per
    course or at least 5-7 hours per week per course. Each
    student is different, so you may spend less or more
    time depending on your pace and lesson mastery.
    9. How long should I be working on my class each day?
    a. Each class has a different amount of activities; the
    time spent working on courses should be based on
    completing the day’s activities scheduled in your
    assignment calendar.
    10. What are your hours? And are you open weekends?
    a. Please see your teacher information for teacher hours.
    b. Customer support hours are found at www.edgenuity.
    com/support/customer-support/ Other departments
    can be reached Monday -Friday between 8 am and 5
    pm Mountain.

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  • For all our Virtual/Digital Hybrid Learners

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 8/20/2020

    Hybrid/Digital Hybrid Learners.

    When you are not in school with us, please check out these how-to video's posted by Mr. Zinser. He explains;

    Digital Learning

    Login in

    Send and Recieve emails

    Check out books

    Digital Attendance

    Check out this website for all of them:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiB4HlLh4i4&list=PLezsOBQu2zjbItDqbRVocwkWBD0v8--U5

     

     

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  • Full Distance Learners- Edgenuity

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 8/20/2020

    For all our Full Distance Learners Here is a great website for help. 

    Please check it out :)

    https://www.washoeschools.net/Page/12957

    • Log in with WCSD username and password. Username is studentID@washoeschools.org and password is studentID 

      How do I use the program?

      When you login the first time, it will prompt you to watch an orientation video. This should answer the majority of your questions. If you need further assistance, please contact your teacher or use Help Center resources below.

      Login Here:

    https://auth.edgenuity.com/Login/

    What do I do if I need help?

    Students, Teachers, or Parent/guardians may call the Edgenuity Help Hotline at 877.202.0338, or email Edgenuity at Customer Support. The Department Of Extended Studies supports middle and high school implementation and Joe Genasci or Sandi Foster may be contacted at 775.353.6990.

    Or email us your counselors for help.

    We also have math teachers that are helping with math questions. 

    Mr. Gardner -RGardner@WashoeSchools.net

    Mr. Eschaton -Malakai.Eschaton@WashoeSchools.net

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  • It's not too late to pick up packets

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 4/2/2020
    • UPDATE! We will be delivering paper packets on Thursday, April 2 and Friday, April 3 at select locations see the schedule below.

      If your student was unable to start Distance Learning by this Wednesday, April 1, please note that they won’t be penalized in any way and should begin the work after they have received their packet.

    • Paper Packet Pick Up Sites and Schedule

      Distance Learning begins on Wednesday, April 1. 

      • Families can visit any of these stops and pick up paper packets.
      • No sign up is required. Simply show up and let WCSD staff know what grades you need. You can also send a friend or family member. 
      • Please practice social distancing at bus stops for the health and safety of your family as well as our bus drivers.
    • The following locations will have paper packets available for pick up on Thursday April, 2 and Friday April, 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

       

      • Reno HS

      • Galena HS

      • Reed HS

      • Wooster HS

      • North Valleys HS

       

      Wellness Website Click below if you need anything
       
      https://www.washoeschools.net/site/Default.aspx?PageID=14383
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  • Vaping Rises Amont Teems, NIH News in Health article

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 2/28/2020

    A new survey found an alarming rise in the number of American teens who tried vaping last year. The study suggests that vaping may be driving an increase in nicotine use for teens.

    In vaping, a battery powered device called an e-cigarette heats a liquid into a vapor that can be inhaled. The vapor may contain nicotine (the addictive drug in tobacco), flavoring, and other chemicals. E-cigarettes can also be used with marijuana, hash oil, or other substances.

    Vaping may pose serious and avoidable health risks. Exposure to nicotine during youth can lead to addiction and cause long-term harm to brain development. The vapor can also contain toxins (including ones that cause cancer) and tiny particles that are harmful when breathed in.

    More than 44,000 students took part in the 2018 annual survey of drug, alcohol, and cigarette use in 8th, 10th, and 12th graders. About 37% of 12th graders reported vaping in 2018, compared with 28% in 2017. Vaping of each substance that was asked about increased. This includes nicotine, flavored liquids, marijuana, and hash oil.

    “Vaping is reversing hard-fought declines in the number of adolescents who use nicotine,” says Dr. Richard Miech, who led the study at the University of Michigan. “These results suggest that vaping is leading youth into nicotine use and nicotine addiction, not away from it.”

    “Teens are clearly attracted to the marketable technology and flavorings seen in vaping devices,” explains Dr. Nora D. Volkow, director of NIH’s National Institute on Drug Abuse. “However, it is urgent that teens understand the possible effects of vaping on overall health, the development of the teen brain, and the potential for addiction.”

     

    full article

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  • The Parent Project has another class in April!!

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 2/28/2020

    Parents of strong-willed or out-of-control adolescents ages 11-19, you are not alone!


    FREE to attend


    What will I learn?
     Promoting family unity
     Managing conflict in the home
     Teen sleep and diet habits
     Building positive self concepts
     Expectations, standards and values


    Topics include:
    • Arguing and family conflict
    • Poor school performance
    • Teen alcohol and other drug use
    • Runaways
    • Early teen sexuality
    • Youth gangs
    • Teen violence and bullying
    • Teen signs and threats of suicide


    To register:
    email outreach@jtnn.org or
    call Britany at JTNN (775) 324-7557


    The Parent Project
    • Empowering Parents
    • Transforming Teens
    This publication is made possible, in part by a grant from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health.
    The Parent Project: What parents need to know
    Over 500,000 parents across the country have attended the program.
    10-week program from 6-8 p.m. every Wednesday
    April 1, 2020 —June 3, 2020
    Location:
    Join Together Northern Nevada
    505 S. Arlington Ave.
    Reno, NV 89509

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  • The Parent Project Free to attend check it out

    Posted by Tanya Harrell on 11/18/2019

    The Parent Project
    • Empowering Parents
    • Transforming Teens

    The Parent Project: What parents need to know
    Over 500,000 parents across the country have attended the program.
    10-week program from 6-9 p.m. every Thursday
    January 9—March 12, 2020


    Location:
    Join Together Northern Nevada
    505 S. Arlington Ave.
    Reno, NV

    Parents of strong-willed or out-of-control adolescents ages 11-19, you are not alone!


    FREE to attend


    What will I learn?
     Promoting family unity
     Managing conflict in the home
     Teen sleep and diet habits
     Building positive self concepts
     Expectations, standards and values


    Topics include:
    • Arguing and family conflict
    • Poor school performance
    • Teen alcohol and other drug use
    • Runaways
    • Early teen sexuality
    • Youth gangs
    • Teen violence and bullying
    • Teen signs and threats of suicide


    To register:
    email outreach@jtnn.org or
    call Britany at JTNN (775) 324-7557
    The Parent Project
    • Empowering Parents
    • Transforming Teens
    This publication is made possible, in part by a grant from the Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health.



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