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Innovations HS advisors and scholars welcome Superintendent

Four amazing Innovations High School scholars greeted me as I arrived to visit their school. The students are Big Bang Ambassadors and I had the pleasure of spending time with…

Sparks High School graduates three additional student in Class of 2018

Sparks High School held an October Graduation ceremony to celebrate the accomplishments of three students who persevered and became proud graduates in the Class of 2018. The graduation event celebrated…

Lincoln Park Elementary School participates in Great Nevada ShakeOut event

Students at Lincoln Park Elementary School along with students throughout Washoe County School District participated in the Great Nevada ShakeOut. This international event is part of an effort to teach…

You’re Invited to the Fourth Annual Punkin’ Chunkin’ Competition!

Imagine pumpkins flying through the air, tossed from student-build devices… and proud students explaining the science, math and engineering they used to build their unique contraption. Washoe County School District…

Number of Girls and Latino Students Taking an AP Computer Science Course in Nevada More Than Doubles

Superintendent of Public Instruction Steve Canavero, Ph.D. Public Information Officer Greg Bortolin 775.687.9201 gbortolin@doe.nv.gov   DEPARTMENT COMMITS TO 10% ENROLLMENT INCREASE OF TRADITIONALLY UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENTS IN COMPUTER SCIENCE CARSON CITY,…