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Lyon school board appoints Logan as next superintendent

The Lyon County School Board appointed Deputy Superintendent Tim Logan to fill its district’s top position starting July 1, 2024, preferring a "homegrown" candidate to performing a national search to fill its top post.

Sierra Lutheran enrollment up nearly 20%

More students coming in means needing more classroom space in the near future.

WNC sees 17% student enrollment increase

The administration looks ahead to the K-12 system’s predictions and expectations for growth in the future to manage its own.

School district shows how the menu gets made

The food department was highlighted for the first time during a quarterly Professional Learning Community meeting.

Carson City teacher appears on ‘The Price is Right’

Molly Otto said she could hardly believe it when she was called down during a taping of the show in September.

CCSD administrator trying to speed recovery

“So that’s the million-dollar question: Do we bounce right back from that or does it take 30 years to get back to where we were before?”

Like state, more than half of Carson schools rated low

The Nevada School Performance Framework Star Ratings showed more than half of schools received the lower one- or two-star ratings for the 2022-23 school year.

Juvenile Services: Rise in referrals points to mental health needs for teens

A snapshot from Carson City, Lyon and Douglas counties.

Nonprofit announces hydroponics programs for Nevada schools

Green Our Planet, a 501(c)3 nonprofit based in Las Vegas encouraging school gardening, sustainability and nutrition programs, is encouraging Title I schools across Nevada to apply for grant funding for its HydroConnect hydroponics systems by Nov. 23.

School district graduation rate dips for third year

Carson High School’s rate decreased from 92.26% in 2022 to 89.91% this year. Pioneer High School dropped from 80% to 71.15%.

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