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Contributions keeps ESL program going

Without the help of the following recent contributors, the ESL In-Home Program of Northern Nevada (a no-cost-to-student program) would not continue to grow and become as successful as we are today. We wish to give our sincerest thanks and gratitude to Partnership Carson City, City of Carson, Industrial Properties of Reno and our tutors in five counties who sent us donations.

Their generous contributions have helped provide the instructional materials to start more adults from our waiting list who are anxious to learn English language skills in our no-cost-to-student program.

Florence G. Phillips

Executive Director ESL in-Home Program of Northern Nevada

The Girl Scouts thank Children’s Museum for artistic upgrade

Carson City Girl Scout Troop 553 would like to thank the Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada staff, specifically Camille and Paul Howard and Carol Tashman; Counter Balance slab granite and tile installer Brian Foerschler; Girl Scout Troops 11, 196, 321, 331, 334, 453, 553, and 1951 and this community for providing their artistic talent to upgrade the Children’s Museum Birthday Room and helping her earn her Girl Scout Silver Award.

Holly Strasser

Carson City

EVMS technology, science night a success

Thank you everyone that attended, presented and supported our Eagle Valley Middle School Science and Technology Night!

Thank you to Dan Brown and the Carson City School District site science teachers that brought the Carson City School District Science Fair to this event. Thank you to Lee Conley, Karen Simms, Cheryl Macy, Chris Whitcome and the rest of the science teachers and all of the staff and students at Eagle Valley Middle School who pitched in to make this event truly outstanding! I would also like to thank the community presenters who made this evening the best Science and Technology Night to date! Thank you Carson High School Engineering Mr. Nate Girdner, Physics Mr. Jim Bean, Chemistry Mr. Curtis Kortemeir, Robotics Mr. Adam Whatley and the CHS HOSA and CAD class students, Dr. Tom Herring from WNC Physics and Engineering, UNR Engineering Students, Laura and John Valley, ClickBond, Resource Concepts, Inc., Nevada Department of Transportation, Carson Fly Fishing Club, Carson Animal Services Initiative, Greater Nevada Credit Union, Dream It, Do It Nevada, Quality Control Systems and TLC Integrations, Mark Korniek of the CCSD Sustainability, Sustainable Energy Solutions, Langson Energy, Carson City Library, @ 2 Digital Lab and the Business Resource Innovation Center, Micromanipulator, Edward Jones, CGI Motion, Vineburg Machining, Inc, Eagle Valley Middle School Science Olympiad Team, GE Bently, Carson City Sunset Rotary Club, Sierra Veterinary Hospital, Carson City Sheriff’s Department and all of the wonderful student volunteers from Eagle Valley Middle School, Carson High School, Western Nevada College and University of Nevada, Reno.

Thank you to the Carson City School District for supporting our students adventures with STEM! They are embracing these 21st century skills and it so powerful to see them in action in the community as well. Thank you Ben Contine for your efforts to help us grow this wonderful program!

If you are interested in helping or presenting at next year’s event, please email me at

Lisa Stocke-Koop

STEM Lab Facilitator at EMS


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