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CCSD Students Raise $12,000 for Heart Health

Staff report —  The Kids Heart Challenge is an activity conducted with the American Heart Association (formerly known as Jump Rope for Heart). This was the first year for the Churchill County School District to participate in the Kids Heart Challenge. Robyn Jordan, parent-community involvement coordinator for CCSD said “the representative from the American Heart…

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Food Service Workers Escape Cuts

by Rachel Dahl — The Churchill County School District Board of trustees met last night to approve the tentative budget for the 2019-20 school year. Faced with a $2.5 million shortfall, (see Dowd Explains DSA Cuts…) trustees considered budget cuts provided by superintendent Summer Stephens and Director of Business Operations Phyllys Dowd. Cuts were presented to…

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School Board Meets Tonight to Set Tentative Budget

by Rachel Dahl —  The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees will meet tonight, April 9th, to discuss and act upon a tentative budget for the 2019-20 school year.  The fiscal Year 2020 budget is due to the state department of education by April 15th. The budget committee met last week to talk about…

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What is the DSA and How Does it Work?

Staff report — This information is taken from the Nevada Legislature website and is an attempt to explain and help in understanding the way the Distributive School Account works. The DSA provides direct state financial aid to school districts and charter schools for K-12 public education in Nevada. The DSA is based on a funding…

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Dowd Explains DSA cuts at CCSD Budget Meeting

  by Rachel Dahl —  The Churchill County School District budget committee met Thursday night to discuss potential cuts to the 2019-20 district budget that would bring expenditures in line with reductions in the per pupil allocation that comes to Churchill County. CCSD is slated to receive $6,929 per pupil next year instead of the…

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Month of the Military Child

by Michelle Taylor — April is designated as the Month of the Military Child. You see them every day; they are playing with your children, on sports teams, serving as volunteer. They are shopping, they are dining, they are attending school, or playing at the park. They look like your child, they laugh, they cry,…

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HOSA Students Honored – Head to National Competition

Staff report — The Health Occupations Students of America, HOSA, students from the Churchill County High School were recently recognized by the school board for their accomplishments at the state HOSA conference. The mission of HOSA is to inspire students to become leaders in the global health community through education, collaboration, and experience. “HOSA is…

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Budget Woes Again for CCSD

by Rachel Dahl — The Churchill County School District is anticipating a budget short-fall this year and is working to cut $2.5 million from the 2019-20 school district budget. In what Superintendent Summer Stephens called, “a perfect storm” of budget problems, she presented several ideas to the school board last week which will then be…

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Science and Literacy Night at Local Elementary Schools

By Leanna Lehman —  Local elementary schools showcased student work and invited families to participate in Science and Literacy Nights at E.C. Best, Numa, and Lahontan Elementary schools Thursday night. All three elementary schools saw a great turn-out as many families made their way from one school’s events to the next. According to Lahontan Elementary…

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School Board Honors CCHS Wrestlers

State of Nevada NIAA 3A State Champions — Team Takes 4th Place The Churchill County School District recently honored the state champion wrestlers at their board meeting.  Trustees Amber Getto and Trisha Strasdin presented the awards to Ben Dooley who wrestled in the 285 class, winning the 3A regional and state honors; Tommy McCormick who…

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