HOME OF THE PANTHERS
Perseverance * Respect * Organization * Work Ethic * LeadershipOUR PHILOSOPHY:
The Swope Middle School staff, parents, and community resources provide a positive learning environment through varied programs to meet the unique needs of pre and early adolescents. We build on skills previously acquired, guide students to be self-directed, responsible, and educationally competent individuals, so they are prepared for high school and future endeavors.OUR MISSION:The mission of Darrel C. Swope Middle School is to prepare our students for success in high school and to build the opportunity for all students to be college or career ready upon graduation, resulting in a community of informed and educated citizens. A function of our mission is a commitment to continuous improvement and to developing organizational structures and processes that will ensure academic excellence, be responsive to the unique developmental needs of our students, and be socially equitable. Each student will be provided a safe and nurturing community of learners where diversity is celebrated, mutual respect among adults and children is evident, and families are seen as valued partners in laying the foundation of life-long learning.
When your student is absent please call the attendance secretary at 775-333-5330
...or have the student bring a note to the office within 3 days explaining the reason for the absence (note must be signed by parent), be sure to indicate students' first & last name and grade on the note.
ADDRESS901 Keele DriveReno, NV 89509(775) 333-5330 main(775) 333-5083 faxSCHOOL HOURS7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday7:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Wednesday (Early Release)OFFICE CLOSED10/7/19 - 10/11/19 Fall Break12/23/19 - 1/3/20 Winter Break3/16/10 - 3/27/20 Spring Break
From the District...
Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web-Accessibility
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. For more information, visit the Civil Rights Compliance Department page.
WCSD Parent Student Handbook