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    Welcome to Double Diamond Elementary School’s web page. Located in South Reno, we currently serve over 930 students, from over 25 countries, in grades Kindergarten-Fifth 

     
    News: Early Release
    •  Reminder that students will be released at 1:20 on 10/18 through 10/24. There is no school on 10/25 due to Orange day and no school on 10/26 for Nevada Day.

       

Administration Updates

  • Student Schedules for 2018-19

    Posted by Teri Salgado on 7/30/2018

    Student schedules should be available for viewing on Infinite Campus Parent Portal. Please check there to see your student's teacher for this school year.

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  • End of the 2017-18 School Year

    Posted by Teri Salgado on 7/27/2018

    Today is the last day of the 2017-18 School Year for all tracks. Congratulations!!!  We are thankful for the support and encouragement from our amazing staff, parents, and community. We look forward to the new 2018-19 school year starting on August 6, 2018. Have a restful break and see you soon!

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  • 18-19 School Year

    Posted by T Wortman on 7/26/2018 5:00:00 AM

    Hello Double Diamond E.S. Families,

    I would like to take a moment to introduce myself and share some quick information about the upcoming school year. My name is Tom Wortman and am the new Principal of DDES. I have been a teacher and administrator in public schools in Nevada for 25 years. I am excited about the coming year and am looking forward to working with the staff, students, and the DDES community.

    Some info for the coming school year start.

    • Class assignments will be available in the Parent Portal in IC starting on Monday, 7-30-18. 
    • Grades 1-5 classes start for Yellow, Purple, and Blue tracks on 8-6-18.
    • Yellow, Purple, and Blue track kindergarten classes start on 8-13-18.
    • Last day for Yellow track is 8-30-18.
    • No school for students on 8-31-18.
    • Classes start for Green track on 9-4-18.
    • Green track kindergarten will begin on 9-10-18.
    • The daily schedule will remain the same.
    • 8:25-8:55 Breakfast
      8:40 Playground Opens
      8:55 Line Up Bell
      9:00 Tardy Bell
      10:45-11:00 Recess 3,4,5
      11:15 K,1 Lunch Begins
      11:50 2,3 Lunch Begins
      12:25 4,5 Lunch Begins
      1:45-2:00 Recess K,1,2
      3:30 Dismissal
    • Please remember to check back here as information will be updated often.
    • Please follow the student pick up and drop off lanes.

    Regards,

    T. Wortman

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  • Message from Poulakidas ES Principal

    Posted by Teri Salgado on 7/26/2018

    Dear Students and Families,

     

    I would like to introduce myself to you as the principal of Nick Poulakidas Elementary School, the new elementary school in South Reno.  My name is Don Angotti; I am currently the principal of Sun Valley Elementary School in Sun Valley, NV.  I started my teaching career at Spanish Springs Elementary School in 1995 and in 2002, opened Double Diamond Elementary School as a 6th grade teacher. I have served as an administrator in the Washoe County School District for the past 14 years and in 2016 was named the WCSD Elementary Principal of the Year.  It is an honor to be returning to this area to once again work with the families and community to open Nick Poulakidas Elementary School

    As you can imagine, there is a lot of work to be done and I am hoping that you all are willing to complete this work together.  I am working with each of the elementary principals at both Brown and Double Diamond to schedule visits at each site so that I can begin to meet you all.

    One of our first tasks is to decide on our school colors and mascot.  This is an important first step as we begin to develop the identity of our school. Below is a QR code and a link to a survey that you can participate in that will help us to gather ideas for our mascot and colors.  Please think about what you believe would best represent our hard working students and dynamic community as a mascot. 

    I look forward to meeting with you all in the coming months and to working with you on committees and focus groups as we open Nick Poulakidas Elementary School.

     

    Best Regards,

     

    Don Angotti, Principal

     

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BGPRPXJ

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  • DDES Updates

    Posted by Teri Salgado on 7/6/2018 9:00:00 AM

    A few updates as we enter our last month of the 2017-18 school year

     

    - As the weather warms up, please make sure your student comes to school with the proper attire and a water bottle. Students are able to have water bottles and can refill them up in their classrooms as needed

    - If your student is absent, please make sure to call the office to let us know

    - If you have not already done so, please make sure that you have completed your online registration in Infinite Campus

    - The last day of school for Green Track is July 25th. There will be early release for Green Track that day at 1:20

    - The last day of school for Yellow and Purple track is July 27th. All students will be released at 1:20

     

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  • Thank you to all that support our teachers

    Posted by Mike Dixon on 5/11/2018 2:00:00 PM

    Special thank you to all of the folks in our community that took the time to thank a teacher this week.  Our school PTO did an amazing job of hosting meals and treats for the staff, all week.  Please join me in thanking all of the staff at DDES, for the fantastic work they complete for your children on a daily basis.

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Contact Us

  • Office Hours 8:00-4:00

    Teacher Hours 8:45-3:45

    Student Hours 8:55-3:30

    Playground opens in the morning at 8:40

     

    Please contact the office with any questions:

    775-850-6212

    775-850-6215 (fax)

     
    Located at:
    1200 S. Meadows Pkwy
    Reno, NV 89521
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