School District

Tom Fleming Retires from Teaching

Music Education in Fallon Will Never be the Same by Rachel Dahl — Last week Tom Fleming put out a call to friends and family inviting them to attend his last Annual Pit concert at the old high school, and they came in droves. Fleming retires this year after a 32-year run at teaching. In…

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Carson River Work Days

by Leanna Lehman —  This week 5th graders from Numa Elementary School made their way from the four walls of their classrooms to the grassy banks of the Carson River for the annual Carson River Work Day. Hosted by the Lahontan Valley Conservation District, several agencies combined efforts to create a fun-filled opportunity for kids…

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Calendar Reminder — Annual Pit Concert Friday Night

Calling all Churchill County High School music alumni, families, and fans — Friday, May 10th is the Annual Pit Concert, starting at 6:30 p.m. It will be in the Old High School at 690 S. Maine. As retiring teacher, Tom Fleming says, “the greatest place ever for a capella singing.” This will be his last…

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Sixth Grader Steals the Show at School Board Meeting

Project Based Learning in action — Liam Few presents research and solutions by Rachel Dahl —  A group of nine high school and middle school teachers just returned from a trip to Southern California where they visited several schools to gather information about Project Based Learning. One major component of PBL and a piece that…

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School Board attends National Conference

  by Rachel Dahl — The Churchill County School District Board of Trustees meets tonight in their regular meeting at the Old High School at 6:00 p.m. At their last board meeting each member of the board of trustees shared what they learned at the National School Boards Association conference that was held in Philadelphia,…

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A Hail Mary Pass for Northside

  Clarification: The Nevada Ready Pre-Kindergarten Grant was submitted for the May 1st deadline. The ZOOM grant for Dual Language Learners will be submitted if the expected funding is passed during this legislative session.  by Leanna Lehman — The Churchill County School District director of special services, Derild Parsons, has just submitted two grants to…

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Applications for Northside Early Learning Center, 2019-20 school year

A Memo from Churchill County School District Special Services —  Northside Early Learning Center is currently accepting applications for Pre-Kindergarten; however, there is no guarantee of placement for those who have applied, due to uncertain funding circumstances for the 2019-2020 school year. Funding will be determined by July, at which point ChurchillCSD families will be…

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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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