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  • The staff, students, parents and community of Mamie Towles School are committed to assuring a safe, positive learning environment, which will ensure the rights of each individual to be able to achieve his or her full potential, socially and academically.

    School Rules: Be Safe, Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Learn!

    Welcome to the Mamie Towles Elementary School website!

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  • WCSD COVID-19 Policy

    The policy states that if your child complains of one of the several COVID-19 symptoms, they must be excluded from in-person learning for 10 calendar days. The symptoms that will exclude your child are: fever, sore throat, cough, runny nose, stomach ache, chest pain, difficulty breathing, smell and taste disorders, chills, muscle aches, vomiting, and diarrhea.

    It is not required that your child get a COVID-19 test. But if you do, and the test is negative, please call our school nurse and your child will be allowed back at school before the 10 day minimum exclusion. While on the 10 day exclusion, your child will be placed on temporary distance learning. Please talk to your child's teacher about how to participate in distance learning. Your child will not be marked absent for the 10 days as long as they participate in distance learning or complete the make up work assigned by their classroom teacher.

    Please be kind to our clinical aide and secretary when they review this policy with you after your child has complained of one or more of these symptoms. They are just delivering the message.


    Join the PTO Board

    Make a difference in YOUR child's education! Download the nomination form.



    Substitute Teachers Needed

    Become a substitute teacher! If you have a high school diploma, you can apply to become a substitute teacher and make a meaningful impact in the lives of Washoe County School District's students. Call 775-325-TEAM or click here to apply online now.


    Distance Learning and Technology Support

    WCSD Attendance Policy: click here to view updated information.

    WCSD's Technology Learning Supports page: click here to view page.

    Learn how to use Microsoft Teams: click here to view video.

    Learn how to use ClassDojo: click here to view video.


    Nevada School Wellness Policy Q&A

    The Nutrition Services Department of Washoe County School District has been receiving questions regarding the Nevada School Wellness Policy. Following are answers to the most frequently asked questions. Learn more here. For additional information and for a list of approved foods, please visit this page.


    Ensuring a Safe and Respectful Learning Environment

    The Washoe County School District is committed to working with the community to prevent bullying, cyberbullying and harassment in our schools. Learn more here (download the Spanish version here).


    Fridays are Spirit Days

    Wear your Towles shirt and help earn a prize for your class. The class with the highest percentage of spirit wearers will receive an Otter Pop Party! Order your Towles Spirit Wear online now.




    Mamie Towles is a family friendly school where all stakeholders (teachers, students, support staff, parents, and administrators) are life-long learners working together in order to provide an academically rigorous curriculum in a safe, positive, and orderly environment to ensure all students are on the pathway to college or career readiness.


    Towles' students enter Archie Clayton Pre-AP Academy academically, socially, and behaviorally prepared to stay on the pathway for college or career readiness. Archie Clayton Pre-AP Academy faculty and staff notice that the students from Towles are the most prepared for middle school success.


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  • 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.

    El Distrito prohíbe la intimidación, la intimidación cibernética, el acoso, el acoso sexual, la discriminación y / o las represalias en cualquiera de sus programas / actividades educativas, empleo y oportunidades de empleo. Para obtener la declaración completa del Aviso de No Discriminación del Distrito, así como los métodos para abordar preguntas e inquietudes, visite nuestra página de Notice of Non-Discrimination and Web Accessibility

    Para más información visite   Civil Rights Compliance Department page.