Lyon County School District Official Statement regarding the Race-Based Bullying Issues Involving Yerington High School Students


Lyon County School District Official Statement regarding the Race-Based Bullying Issues Involving Yerington High School Students
Yerington, NV, November 21, 2017–

This statement is in response to the reporting of the Reno Gazette Journal in the Sunday, November 19, 2017 Edition and is to correct inaccuracies in the reporting and to provide a factually accurate description of the reported events and the response of the Lyon County School District to these events. It is to insure to all our parents that all students/children in our District are valued and protected in the educational setting.

The Lyon County School District and Yerington High School staff do everything within their power to provide a safe and respectful learning environment for all students.  Whenever students choose to engage in behavior that violates school/district policies or state law, appropriate actions and consequences are provided in accordance with these policies and law…

Thanksgiving Feast and Dinner at RES!

Check out all the cuteness from the Thanksgiving feast with RES first grade and kindergarten!

SSHS Career Fair!

SSMS 8th grade and SSHS students were able to roam around and get information from many different career paths, military and some schools!

Veteran's Day celebrations - a great tradition throughout LCSD schools!

Celebrating our Veteran's is a great tradition that many of our schools have adopted into school-wide assemblies where local veterans can come and be honored by the students and staff.  As we enter into the Thanksgiving holiday, here are a few more photos of some of the celebrations that took place.  Thank you, Veterans, for your service!

SSES and SSMS celebrated Veteran's Day in a joint assembly!

DIS Veteran's Day Assembly!

YHS Veteran's Day assembly!
FIS students clean up the Veteran's cemetery!

Happy Thanksgiving!

DHS says thank you for community support!

Dayton High School would like to send out a HUGE thank you of support for the students and families of the students that were recently involved in a car accident.
So far, Lyon County has raised over $3500 during its miracle minute.
Special shout outs to these schools and staff members:
Dayton Intermediate School Mr. Kranjcec and Mr. Etter for holding a miracle minute for staff and students
Sutro Elementary School Mr. Sandberg, staff and students for allowing DHS to come host a miracle minute
Dayton Elementary School Mrs. Peters held a miracle minute during parent teacher conferences
Silverland Middle School Mr. Cross, staff and students for holding a miracle minute
Fernley High School Ms. Ferguson Leadership teacher for organizing a miracle minute at FHS
Smith Valley Ms. Geney for having a miracle minute during their junior high basketball game
DHS is overwhelmed with everyone's support for these students. All money is going to be split between the families, they will receive the money…

2018 Teacher of the Year Finalist - SSMS Teacher, Rachel Leach!

On Tuesday, November 14, 2017, the Nevada Department of Education (NDE) released its 2018 Nevada Teacher of the Year and the four finalists.  Rachel Leach, sixth grade teacher for a self-contained classroom at Silver Stage Middle School, received recognition as a finalist for the Teacher of the Year award.  The other finalists were from Washoe County and a charter school.  On Thursday, November 16, NDE hosted and celebrated the accomplishment with the recipient and finalists.  Lyon County School District, Silver Stage Middle School and her students are very proud of Rachel for her accomplishment.
Congratulations, Rachel!

SMS National Junior Honor Society Welcomes New Members!


2017 Silverland Middle Chapter of National Junior Honor Society Induction & Pinning Ceremony

Earlier this year in October, National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) at Silverland Middle School in Fernley held its 8th annual Induction Ceremony. New members were draped by their parents and pinned by the incumbent members of NJHS.  The event began with the Lighting Ceremony by six second year members who explained what each candle represents followed by a presentation of the Pinning Ceremony’s history by teacher and NJHS advisor, Danielle Jenkins.
31 new inductees: Ryan Anderson, Lester Baker, Logan Bell, Braelyn Birkel, Cailynne Bixby, Benjamin Blyveis, Adrianna Brown, Fayth Burnett, Traven Cassinelli, Erik Christenson, Makinsey Cobon, Gwyneth Crowe, Mackenzie Depaoli, Ezra Diemark, Isabella Dumont, Caleb Fenn, Emma Silveria, Braeden Garrett, Heavyn Hill, Kenneth Hunter, Emma Kallas, Stacie Laird, Cora Maldonado, Reanna McVey, Emilia Morgan…

RES Family Nights!

Riverview Elementary School recently held two Family Learning Nights.  They began with pot luck dinners, which also included musical performances by students.  On Oct. 19th, the second grade sang songs.  On Nov. 10th, the third grade played songs on recorders. Activities were STEM-based, computer-based or language/reading-based.  
Both occasions were fun nights of food, music and family learning!