2018

Student Art Removal at Seeliger Elementary
Posted on 06/20/2018
Nearly two dozen pieces of student artwork, which previously decorated the walls of the corridors of Seeliger Elementary School, has be removed and hopefully will be reunited with their original creators or family members. The alumni pieces date back as early as 1982, are neatly framed and range from kindergartners to fifth graders  READ MORE...
Groundbreaking Ceremony
Posted on 06/19/2018
In partnership with Q&D Construction, the Carson City School District is cordially inviting members of the community to join them at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Pioneer High School Phase II Remodel and Expansion Project Friday, June 22, at 10 a.m., 202 E. Corbett Street, Carson City, Nevada 89706.  READ MORE...
Middle School Students Earn CPR Certifications
Posted on 06/11/2018
More than 200 Carson Middle School (CMS) future health professional – Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) – earned real-world healthcare certifications. Nearly all the students taking Ms. Victoria Jaacovi’s Introduction to HOSA class and Mr. Dayne Carmichael’s Sports Medicine class finished the 2018 school year certified in Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).  READ MORE...
Thanks for the Memories
Posted on 06/05/2018
Take a brief moment to watch a visual history of this past school year. The video is on our YouTube channel, @CarsonCitySchools, so you'll need to click on the link below.  READ MORE...
Open House to Celebrate New Musical Instruments
Posted on 05/24/2018
To celebrate the arrival of several new musical instruments from the $16,000 grant for music education earned earlier this year, Mark Twain Elementary School will host an Orff & Drum Music Open House Tuesday, May 29, at 6 p.m. in the multipurpose room. In January, the school announced a $16,000 grant awarded for music education. The monies were used to purchase new musical instruments including a 50-piece world drumming set, steel drums, hand chimes and various other percussion instruments.  READ MORE...
Students Recognized with Distinguished Student Awards
Posted on 05/23/2018
The Carson City School District took time at the School Board meeting last night to recognize 22 students with the “Distinguished Student Award.” The students were selected by administrators at each school as having specific qualities, skills and characteristics that distinguished them at their respective schools. Student winners were recognized in pairs from their respective schools.  READ MORE...
District Retains Half of the State's Tech Leaders
Posted on 05/22/2018
LeAnn Morris, Ph.D., lead technology integration specialist with the Carson City School District, recently earned the Certified Education Technology Leader (CETL) designation by passing a rigorous certification exam. There are only four CETLs in the state of Nevada: two in the Carson City School District and two in the Washoe County School District. Raymond Medeiros, director of innovation and technology, is the other CETL designee in the Carson City School District.  READ MORE...
Retirees Honored for Dedication to Education
Posted on 05/21/2018
Thirty-eight employees who have worked a collective 750 years at Carson City School District will retire this year. The retirees will be recognized at the school board meeting Tuesday, May 22.   READ MORE...
Seniors Earn Nearly 1.5 Million in Scholarships
Posted on 05/20/2018
More than 60 Carson High School (CHS) Seniors were recognized Thursday night for collectively earning $1.4 million in scholarships. Their accomplishments were celebrated in an awards ceremony, May 17, at Senator Square at the high school, which highlighted the academic success of the Class of 2018.  READ MORE...
Golik Named Semifinalist
Posted on 05/15/2018
Hannah Golik, a graduating senior at Carson High School, was named one of 630 semifinalists in the 2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from nearly 5,300 candidates expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in the year 2018.  READ MORE...
School Expansion Prompts Student Art Removal
Posted on 05/14/2018
With the addition of two new educational wings at Fremont Elementary School (expected completion by fall 2019), nearly 100 pieces of student artwork, which previously decorated the walls of the corridors, will be removed and hopefully reunited with their creators or family members. The alumni pieces date back as early as 1994, are neatly framed and range from kindergartners to fifth graders.  READ MORE...
Video Furthers 'Green' Efforts
Posted on 05/10/2018
Third and fourth graders from the Empire X-Factor Enrichment class at Empire Elementary School learned the technical side of filmmaking this past semester while producing a 2-minute public service announcement (PSA) on how students and teachers can further ‘Green’ efforts at their schools. The video clip was created solely by the students under the supervision of Ms. Nancy Cole, 3rd grade teacher at Empire Elementary.  READ MORE...
Work-based Learning Coordinator
Posted on 05/08/2018
Yerania (Yette) De Luca, has been appointed as Work-based Learning Coordinator for the Carson City School District (CCSD). In her position, De Luca will develop, implement, expand and maintain a formal system of work-based learning that promotes school-community partnerships. The program will provide students with a wide variety of career exploration opportunities such as internships, job shadowing and in-school exposure to careers and college preparation as well as training activities for development and real-world skills.  READ MORE...
Future Educators Honored
Posted on 05/02/2018
Fifteen juniors and seniors form Carson High School were honored at Nevada Governor’s Mansion last night for their efforts in a university level introductory education course. In partnership with the University of Nevada – Reno, Carson High School offered the inaugural EDU 110 course for students interested in pursuing a teaching career.  READ MORE...
No Make Up Days Required
Posted on 04/26/2018
With the end of the school year drawing nigh, the Carson City School District (CCSD) is pleased to announce it meets or exceeds the minimum number of minutes taught per day, and in turn, students will not be required to make up the two days lost due to weather-related school cancellations. The last day of school for CCSD students will remain Wednesday, June 6, 2018.   READ MORE...
Educators and Employees of the Year
Posted on 04/25/2018
Joanna Kaiser, 3rd grade teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary School, was honored last night as the Carson City School District’s Educator of the Year. Additionally, Franceska Quintana, para professional IV at Carson Middle School, was recognized as the Classified Employee of the Year for the district.   READ MORE...
Color Fun Run at Mills Park
Posted on 04/16/2018
The students of Mark Twain Elementary School will host their third annual community-wide “My School Color Run” Saturday, April 21, 10 a.m. to 12 noon at Mills Park in Carson City. Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. for registered runners. The untimed two-mile walk, jog or run event is a fundraiser for the school. It is designed for all ages and is for all fitness abilities.  READ MORE...
GNCU Donates $25K to Replace Digital Marquee
Posted on 04/12/2018
Carson City School District (CCSD) and Carson High School are pleased to announce the replacement of the digital marquee out front of Carson High School. Greater Nevada Credit Union (GNCU) has donated nearly $25,000 to replace the existing sign.   READ MORE...
Capital FFA Students Yield Bushels of Awards
Posted on 04/11/2018
Nineteen Carson High School Capital FFA students yielded bushels of awards at the Nevada State FFA Conference held at the University of Nevada Reno March 20-24. Most notably, the CHS Career and Technical Education students were honored with the Best Dressed Chapter Award, recognizing the chapter as the most professional chapter at the conference.  READ MORE...
CHS HOSA Students Shine at State Competition
Posted on 04/11/2018
More than 115 Carson High School (CHS) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) shined in the Nevada State Leadership Conference held at the Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nev. March 18-21. More than 1,000 students from across the state of Nevada competed in more than 40 medical competition events.  READ MORE...
Media Advisory: McKinney-Vento’s Annual ‘Step Into Spring’ Program will Pair 300 Pairs
Posted on 04/05/2018
Carson City School District’s McKinney-Vento Students in Transition ‘Step Into Spring’ program will provide more than 300 pairs of new shoes to pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students in transition. Students in Transition are those individuals who lack a fixed, regular and adequate nighttime residence  READ MORE...
Volunteers Needed to Judge Senior Projects
Posted on 04/03/2018
Seniors at Carson High School are actively engaged and meticulously rendering their time and talents for the benefit of our community and their future careers. In order to be eligible to graduate, each senior must complete a Senior Project. Since 2001, this challenging and successful endeavor provides students an opportunity to demonstrate the skills and knowledge they have accumulated and apply these to an area of their own interest.  READ MORE...
Writing Enthusiast Coaches Grade-Schoolers
Posted on 03/20/2018
Students at Carson City’s Empire Elementary School were inspired in the art of storytelling and writing throughout the day yesterday. Children’s Author Gary Hogg hosted a writing assembly with the entire school where he shared helpful and easy tips on how they may put their thoughts and ideas down on paper.  READ MORE...
Book Seller Makes Good on Giving the Gift of Literacy
Posted on 03/19/2018
During each holiday season, Barnes & Noble stores commit to donate books through their annual Holiday Book Drive to hundreds of charities across the country to assist in giving the gift of literacy to those in need. Making good on their promise, the Reno book seller will deliver nearly 1,000 books to Mark Twain Elementary School Monday, March 19, at 2:30 p.m.  READ MORE...
Nevada Moves Day Wednesday
Posted on 03/15/2018
Schoolchildren in Carson City will Celebrate Nevada Moves Day Wednesday, March 21. Schoolchildren joined by parents, teachers and administrators will take part in organized walks to promote walking or bicycling to school.  READ MORE...
Students Prepared for Student Walkouts
Posted on 03/12/2018
At 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 14, Carson High students may peacefully gather and “walkout” to the football field for a 17-minute rally in remembrance of the 17 individuals who lost their lives. During the “walkout,” those students who gather will write on a large poster: 17 plus reasons why their school should be safer. Students may exercise their rights not to participate if they desire.  READ MORE...
Band-O-Rama and Choirpalooza
Posted on 03/12/2018
Carson High School is set to host two admission-free music events that will not only hit all the high notes but also showcase student talent and refined skill.   READ MORE...
Carson High School CTE presents annual Shark Tank
Posted on 03/07/2018
Carson High School Career and Technical Education business and marketing students will compete in their version of the hit television show “Shark Tank” Mar. 8-9 at Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road.  READ MORE...
Tesla Career and Training Night
Posted on 03/07/2018
Tesla will host an informational meeting for high school seniors and their parents to learn more about career and training opportunities Thursday, March 8, at 6:30 p.m. in the Carson High School Library.  READ MORE...
Increased Truck Traffic at Carson High
Posted on 03/06/2018
As construction ramps up and heavy equipment moves in for the Lompa Ranch Development, Carson City School District cautions community members and students traveling to and from Carson High School.  READ MORE...
STEAM Night Event
Posted on 03/05/2018
The Carson City School District is pleased to announce a night of hands-on fun at the Eagle Valley Middle School Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) Night. The event is free and runs from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at 4151 East Fifth Street, Carson City, NV 89701.  READ MORE...
All Carson City Schools Are Closed Due To Winter Related Conditions
Posted on 03/02/2018
All Schools in Carson City will be closed for the entire day today, March 2, 2018. No student activities or programs will occur. This includes afterschool programs, practices, performances and contests including interscholastic athletic events. No school services such as transportation, nutrition, or student health will be provided.  READ MORE...
Early Childhood Expo Saturday, March 3
Posted on 03/01/2018
The Carson City School District (CCSD) is asking families with newborn children to age six to attend the free Early Childhood Expo this Saturday, March 3, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Boys and Girls Club of Western Nevada, 1870 Russell Way, Carson City, Nevada 89706. The fourth annual event will showcase local resources for families. Each vendor will provide hands on activities and information. Everyone that attends will receive a raffle ticket for various prizes.  READ MORE...
Kindergarten Registration begins March 5
Posted on 02/28/2018
The Carson City School District (CCSD) is asking parents to mark their calendars for Monday, March 5, to register children who will be 5-years-old by Sept. 30, 2018, and eligible for Kindergarten for the coming 2018-2019 school year.  READ MORE...
Elected Leadership Positions for Board of Trustees
Posted on 02/22/2018
Ron Swirczek, District 1, has been named the newest president of the Carson City School District Board of Trustees. Swirczek replaces former President Laurel Crossman, District 2, as the school board’s leader.  READ MORE...
CHS CTE program hosts annual Career Expo
Posted on 02/21/2018
Carson High School Career and Technical Education presents its annual Career Expo Wednesday, Feb. 28, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Carson High School, 1111 N. Saliman Road. The Expo is open to all students, parents and the community.  READ MORE...
Schools Need Community Members to Weigh in on Strategic Plan
Posted on 02/20/2018
The Carson City School District is needing local community members to attend the quarterly Community PLC (Professional Learning Community) meeting this Wednesday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m., inside the Carson High School Library.   READ MORE...
Advocates to End Domestic Violence
Posted on 02/13/2018
Freshman health students at Carson High School took courses this morning from Advocates to End Domestic Violence (Advocates). The non-profit organization provides shelter and support services to victims of domestic violence within Carson City and surrounding communities.  READ MORE...
Watch DOGS: Positive Male Role Models
Posted on 02/08/2018
One elementary school in Carson City helped engage positive male role models this morning where more than 300 people attended “Donuts with Dads” at Al Seeliger Elementary. The effort was designed to get dads, uncles, grandparents and father-figures more involved in school and childhood learning.  READ MORE...
CHS Winterfest 2018 Candidates
Posted on 02/01/2018
The 2018 Winterfest kicked off this afternoon with an assembly, and Carson High School is pleased to announce the student-elected candidates.  READ MORE...
Three Teachers Earn Board Certification
Posted on 01/24/2018
The Carson City School District is pleased to announce three teachers earned certification from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). The NBPTS is widely considered to be the highest professional recognition for educators.  READ MORE...
10 Teachers Awarded $200 Mini-grants
Posted on 01/22/2018
The Carson City School District, on behalf of the Carson City Schools Foundation, is pleased to announce the 10 winners of $200 mini-grants. The competitive process garnered nearly 30 applications from district educators.  READ MORE...
Dinosaurs Welcome Students to School
Posted on 01/12/2018
In an effort to showcase the value of coming to school and being on time, Carson Middle School administrators, social workers and safe school professionals are taking a positive approach to motivate students.  READ MORE...
Mark Twain Elementary School Earns $16,000 Grant for Music Education
Posted on 01/09/2018
The Carson City School District (CCSD) is pleased to announce a $16,000 grant awarded to Mark Twain Elementary for music education. The monies will be used to purchase new musical instruments including a 50-piece world drumming set, steel drums, hand chimes and various other percussion instruments.  READ MORE...