2021

Carson High School Parents, Seniors to be Surveyed about Graduation
Posted on 04/12/2021
The Carson City School District announced plans for Pioneer High School’s senior graduation ceremonies and Carson Middle and Eagle Valley Middle Schools’ eighth grade promotions Friday, April 9. Carson High School has not yet determined whether graduation ceremonies will be traditional ceremony or a drive-through event. To help assist in the decision, CHS is sending out a ParentSquare message today requesting input from parents and guardians as to whether they would prefer a modified traditional in-person or drive-through ceremony. A similar document is currently available to all seniors.  READ MORE...
False Unemployment Claims Being Filed
Posted on 04/08/2021
The Carson City School District would like to reassure employees there has not been a data breach or leak of information within the school district. There is, however, since the start of the pandemic last year, an ongoing issue of false unemployment claims being filed among numerous employers throughout the state of Nevada and across the nation. This is not a circumstance specifically isolated to the Carson City School District. It appears no employer, business, industry or public agency has been spared.   READ MORE...
Pre-K, Kindergarten & Annual Update Registrations begins Tuesday, April 6
Posted on 03/30/2021
Beginning April 6, 2021, online registration, annual updates, and elective class selections will be underway in the Carson City School District. The annual update is an online process that allows families to verify and submit yearly required information such as current home address, contact information, and emergency contacts which are necessary in order for district administrators and teachers to contact parents or families. This online process eliminates the forms and paperwork that used to be required for annual registration. With the Infinite Campus online tool, parents and families can view class schedules, attendance records, teacher communications and other information regarding the school and their student.  READ MORE...
School District Serves More Than 500,000 Meals During COVID-19
Posted on 03/29/2021
The past 12 months have arguably been some of the most tumultuous for students and their families, but the one thing they haven’t had to worry about as their lives turned upside down is where their next meal would come from. The dedicated school lunch heroes at Carson City School District have worked tirelessly to safely prep, cook, pack, and distribute meals to those who need it in Carson City. There is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to keeping kids healthy and fed this year, and school districts across the country quickly adopted new strategies and service models, from delivering scratch-made meals by bus to transforming classrooms into cafeterias.  READ MORE...
Bullseye! Fritsch Elementary School’s Archery Team Wins State
Posted on 03/25/2021
The Fritsch Elementary School Archery Team earned the highest marks for an elementary school in the Nevada State Archery Competition for the 2020-2021 season. The achievement brought the State Title, trophy and honor home to Carson City for the first time in program history.  READ MORE...
Three More Carson City Teachers Earn National Board Certification
Posted on 03/22/2021
The Carson City School District is celebrating three new National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) from the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS). The teachers to be recognized earning certification are Katheryn Brown, Special Education teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary School, Alyssa Jensen, Second/Third Grade GATE teacher at Mark Twain Elementary School, and Jennifer Palmer, Special Education teacher at Eagle Valley Middle School.   READ MORE...
CHS’s Reminder to Parents on Spectator Policy
Posted on 03/19/2021
Carson High School’s (CHS) Athletic Department would like to thank parents and community members for their continued support as they have rolled out Fall Sports in recent weeks. The school has been able to get student athletes playing and offer limited spectating based on guidelines they must follow to ensure adherence to the Governor and NIAA's current requirements for spectators at high school sporting events.   READ MORE...
Virtual Career Fair to Help Students Explore Professional Options
Posted on 03/18/2021
The Carson City School District’s Work-based Learning department will host a Virtual Career Fair, via Zoom and other virtual platforms, Monday, March 22, from 9:40 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The virtual meeting(s) will consist of six 20-min. sessions, where a dozen or more business and college professionals (each session) will share expertise and career pathway options.  READ MORE...
Principals Dance, Get Slimed for Reading Week Accomplishments
Posted on 03/12/2021
Kudos to the Principals and Vice Principals at both Empire Elementary and Fremont Elementary in Carson City. They respectively hosted a Dance-off Competition and Sliming Event because students at each of their schools exceeded or surpassed reading goals during National Reading Week last week.   READ MORE...
CHS Students Design Book Cover(s), Earn Contracts with Publisher
Posted on 03/11/2021
Carson City School District is pleased to announce Carson High School Seniors Jaden Anderson, 17, and Damien King, 18, have both earned contracts with the Three Ravens Publishing Company for their graphic design work in creating winning designs for a new epic fantasy novel, “The Raven and the Crow: Dark Storm Rising,” written by Michael K. Falciani, the pen name of Mr. Kinkade DeJoseph, a teacher at Bordewich Bray Elementary School.  READ MORE...
In-Person Learning for 7-8 Graders, 4-days per week, to Begin March 23
Posted on 03/10/2021
The Carson City School District School Board of Trustees voted unanimously to offer in-person, on-campus instruction to all seventh and eighth graders, four days a week, Tuesdays through Fridays. The first official day of this more traditional education model will begin at the start of the final fourth quarter, Tuesday, March 23, 2021. The district previously announced a return to four-days-per-week, in-person learning for 3rd to 6th grade students Jan. 19, 2021 and all Pre-K to 2nd graders Oct. 20, 2020.   READ MORE...
School District Honors School Social Workers in National Observance
Posted on 03/08/2021
The Carson City School District (CCSD) is pleased to honor 13 school social workers during National School Social Work Week, March 7-13, 2021. Sponsored by the School Social Work Association of America (SSWAA), the week will help highlight the tremendous impact school social workers have in addressing students’ social, emotional and mental health needs, especially during the past year in the challenging face of the COVID-19 pandemic.  READ MORE...
Spectator Protocols, Procedures and Policies for CCSD Athletic Events
Posted on 03/03/2021
Carson City School District has released its plan to allow limited spectators to high school athletic contests, starting with 100 fans at games, with that number increasing to 250 after March 14. Only home-team spectators will be allowed during the Fall and Spring 2020-21 athletic seasons. Public gatherings and events will be capped at 250 people or 50 percent of fire code capacity once phase 2 begins March 15, which will be the third week of the Fall sports season.  READ MORE...
Students Celebrate National Read Across America Day, Reading Week
Posted on 03/02/2021
Each year, National Read Across America Day is observed on March 2, the birthday of children’s book author Ted Geisel, a/k/a Dr. Seuss. In celebration, many schools often dedicate an entire week as “Reading Week.” In Carson City, students and teachers at several schools hosted special events and activities designed to encourage reading.  READ MORE...
Pre-K, Kindergarten & Annual Update Registrations begins Tuesday, April 6
Posted on 03/01/2021
The Carson City School District (CCSD) is asking parents to mark their calendars for Tuesday, April 6, when all Pre-K, Kindergarten, new and returning student updates and registrations will begin. Pre-K and kindergarten registration traditionally has been the first week of March. The district is streamlining and simplifying the registration and annual student update process by consolidating a previously multiple-date schedule.  READ MORE...
#WhyITeachCarson Video Highlights Teaching in a Pandemic
Posted on 02/23/2021
The Carson City School District recently added a new video to a playlist at CarsonCitySchools.com that highlights how incredible the teaching profession is as well as the many challenges faced and rewards that come from being an educator.  READ MORE...
Students Celebrate 10 Years of Digital Learning Days this Week
Posted on 02/22/2021
In celebration of National Digital Learning Day this coming Thursday, Feb. 25, students throughout the Carson City School District are showcasing their 21st century skills and advocating for the state’s continued support of technology in schools across the state. In particularly, students with the Carson High School orienteering class spent some time to learn the Catching Features software that enables them to navigate virtually as well as physically over land.  READ MORE...
Schools to Host Community Meeting Focused on Equity in Education
Posted on 02/17/2021
The Carson City School District (CCSD) will host a community meeting focused on its Strategic Plan and equity in education Wednesday, Feb. 24, 6:00-7:30 p.m., via Zoom. The meeting will provide parents and families with an opportunity for input through a variety of breakout sessions focused on infusing equity statements into the following topics.  READ MORE...
Foundation Awards $200 Mini Grants to Support Students and Educators
Posted on 02/16/2021
The Carson City School District, on behalf of the Carson City Schools Foundation (CCSF), is pleased to announce another round of $200 mini grant winners for Spring 2021. Each semester, CCSF gives back to educators and students alike.  READ MORE...
Raspberry-filled Churros Help Spread the Love for Valentine’s Day
Posted on 02/12/2021
Although more traditionally known for his signature bow and arrow, Cupid donned a chef’s hat earlier today in Carson City. Food and Nutrition workers cooked up some Valentine’s Day love for students in the Carson City School District.  READ MORE...
Fritsch Elementary “Reflects” on how COVID has Changed Lives
Posted on 02/08/2021
The Carson City School District and Fritsch Elementary School recognized several grade-school-aged students (a winner from each grade) who competed in the “2021 Reflections Contest” to celebrate the schools 100th day of school as well as how students continue to triumph and endure through changes imposed by COVID-19.  READ MORE...
Carson High Announces 2021 Winterfest King and Queen
Posted on 02/05/2021
Carson High School has named Will Breeding and Serena Dantzler as the 2021 Winterfest King and Queen. Additionally, Wesley Dunkin and Reese MacKenzie were named the 11th grade Winterfest Prince and Princess, Trevor Britt and Anika Corder were named the 10th grade Winterfest Prince and Princess, David Stoffer and Corinne Ternau were named the 9th grade Winterfest Prince and Princess. Congratulations to all those involved and named as candidates.  READ MORE...
School District Honors Counselors for National School Counseling Week
Posted on 02/01/2021
The Carson City School District (CCSD) is pleased to honor school counselors during National School Counseling Week, Feb. 1-5, 2021. Sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), the week will help focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do.  READ MORE...
Carson City Schools Closed Again Friday for Winter Related Conditions
Posted on 01/29/2021
Due to inclement weather, all Schools in the Carson City School District will be closed again for the entire day Friday, Jan. 29, 2021. All employees, students and teachers should remain home. No student activities, school-work or programs will occur, including remote instruction. This includes school-course assignments, homework, afterschool programs and practices. No school services such as transportation, nutrition or student health will be provided.  READ MORE...
Carson City Schools to Resume Classes Friday on 2-Hour Delay Schedule
Posted on 01/28/2021
On, Friday, January 29, 2021, all Carson City School District schools will resume classes on a delayed 2-hour schedule. Buses will also operate on a 2-hour delay, so approximately 2-hours later than usual. There will be no Pre-School classes or breakfast served at school. The school day will end at the regular time. Parents and families should have their student(s) wear appropriate clothing and footwear for cold and wet weather. Click here for more information about weather related school closures.  READ MORE...
Carson City Schools Closed Again Thursday for Winter Related Conditions
Posted on 01/27/2021
The National Weather Service has forecast another round of significant snowfall for Wednesday night and Thursday. In light of this information, all Schools in the Carson City School District will be closed again for the entire day Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, for winter related conditions.  READ MORE...
Carson City Schools Closed Wednesday for Winter Related Conditions
Posted on 01/26/2021
As a result of the impending snowstorm, all Schools in the Carson City School District will be closed for the entire day Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. The National Weather Service is predicting one of the most impactful winter storms in recent years to hit our area. Periods of heavy snow and strong winds are expected tonight. The storm threatens to be disruptive to travel throughout the region.  READ MORE...
Local Scientist Donates 550 Thermometer Watches to STEM School
Posted on 01/25/2021
The Carson City School District is pleased to announce Empire Elementary School, a designated Governor’s STEM School, has received 550 Thermometer Watches from local Scientist Ron Newton. The wearable technology, costing less than $10, is designed to monitor the temperature of the wearer and indicate if they are running a fever. The school is beta testing the prototype, which constantly monitors temperature and displays every 8 seconds using a color changing light emitting diode without using a switch.  READ MORE...
Foundation Video Provides Information, Seeks Contributions
Posted on 01/21/2021
With the start of the new semester, the Carson City Schools FOUNDATION (CCSF) is rolling out a new video with more detailed information about how it uses the money donated to the organization and how contributions are made. To view the video, please click here.   READ MORE...
Meeting on Eagle Valley Middle School Construction
Posted on 01/15/2021
To discuss classroom-space expansion plans for Eagle Valley Middle School (EVMS), the Carson City School District will host an in-person meeting in the EVMS gym, Thursday, Jan. 21, at 6 p.m. Face masks and socially distanced protocols will be observed. The meeting will address anticipated long-term growth of the district and the need to find solutions for a growing school enrollment. Spanish translation will be available during the meeting.  READ MORE...
New Leadership Roles, Re-elected Sworn In
Posted on 01/13/2021
The Carson City School District is pleased to announce new leadership roles for the School Board of Trustees. At their first meeting of the year Tuesday, Jan. 11, Joe Cacioppo, District 7, was named the newest president of the Carson City School District Board of Trustees. He replaced former President Mike Walker, District 5, as the school board’s leader. Trustees Richard Varner, District 4, and Laurel Crossman, District 2, were also elected vice president and clerk, respectively. Varner replaced former Vice President Cacioppo and Crossman replaced former Clerk Varner. Each of the three leaders will serve one-year terms on the Carson City School Board.  READ MORE...
3rd through 6th Graders to Return to In-person Learning 4 days a week
Posted on 01/05/2021
Beginning Tuesday, January 19, all third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade students may begin attending their zoned school for in-person, on-campus instruction, four days a week, Tuesdays through Fridays.   READ MORE...