Monday, August 15, 2022

Principal at Corbett Elementary School in Reno takes on the serious...

The nation’s public school teachers are a beleaguered lot.   The assumption has always been that teachers love to teach and believe they were born to...

North Tahoe celebrates its Olympians

North Tahoe/Truckee is known as a world renowned tourist destination that is often packed to the gills with visitors. But underneath the weekend crowds...

Natchez Elementary Turnaround Part 2, Overcoming Odds and Expectations

Is an educational turnaround at Natchez Elementary just a pipe dream? The Natchez staff, volunteers, parents, and the community don't believe so. Instead, they...

Natchez Elementary, where a turnaround is under way

  Dan Kirk is the principal of Natchez Elementary School. Every day he makes it a conspicuous priority during morning school-wide announcements to call specific...

Marathon Washoe County School Board Meeting to prepare for next year...

The Washoe County School Board began its virtual board of trustees meeting at 2 p.m. yesterday, Tuesday, June 23. The entire meeting ran for...

Roger Corbett Elementary looked for a “different way” forward and found...

Roger Corbett Elementary School is situated on Villanova Drive near the airport in east Reno on a tight, two-way, side street. When school is...

Washoe County School District advances plan for anti-racist policies

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder and a summer of social unrest - both locally and nationally - the Washoe County School District...

Washoe County School District Students for Change – school reevaluated

Isabel Peralta is a recent graduate of Galena High School. Over the course of this summer, in the wake of George Floyd’s murder and...

Taking Justice Seriously

Opinion There are many events which tell us about ourselves. They are mirrors, so to speak. The world sees us, looking at the reflection. And...

Short Prayer for a Fragile Life

Boots Wind Water Sky I wrote this, my shortest poem ever, some years ago, and Black Rock Press, a Reno arts press associated with the University of Nevada,...