Category Archives: Student News

SSHS Cadets Help a Family Recover from a Devastating House Fire, Find Belongings

On July 5, 2017, Ken and Sue McGuire lost their home to the Winnemucca Ranch fire.  With only two minutes of warning, they evacuated with little more than their clothes…

Superintendent Davis Accepts Rotary Donation Challenge

Superintendent Davis took on an informal challenge at a recent Rotary Club of Reno meeting to garner donations from local Rotarians.  For this challenge, she visited select students at their…

Mendive Middle School Students Donate Generously to Texas Hurricane Victims

Generous students and their families from Mendive Middle School donated $2,086.10 to the survivors of Hurricane Harvey in Texas. Many thanks and congratulations to these kind, caring young people! Tweet

Changes in Gifted and Talented (GT) Programs, Testing

Beginning this school year, the universal GT (Gifted and Talented) assessment will now be conducted in second grade. This change wsa recommended by the state’s GT director’s committee, and will…

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Lending a Helping Hand: WCSD Volunteers Unveil “Asset Map”

As part of its continuing effort to provide effective placement of enrichment programs in its schools, the Washoe County School District (WCSD) Volunteer Services Department has created an “online asset…