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October's Excitement!

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October was National Farm to School Month and the Nevada Department of Agriculture listed Riverview Elementary as the Garden of the Month!
"Riverview Elementary School in Dayton, Nev., was a FY18 School Garden Grant recipient.  Since March, they have created a unique school garden space, incorporated Agriculture in the Classroom lessons to meet education standards and have incorporated their school grown cabbage into their cafeteria!" ---------------------------------------------------------------------------

RES also had a visit from Art for the Sky! Video available here.
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Yerington Elementary School held its annual Pink Walk to promote the importance of exercise in keeping healthy!









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National School Lunch Week was a hit! Below are some pictures of the Lucky Tray Winners!





FFA American Degree to Smith Valley Schools Alumnus

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In October, at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, former Smith Valley FFA chapter President Cassidy Scatena was awarded the FFA American Degree. The FFA American Degree is the highest degree the organization can bestow. Cassidy met all the requirements to obtain her degree by completing several hours of specific community service, continuing her Supervised Agriculture Experience projects through her freshman year of college and completing an extensive record book of all her projects since day one of her FFA years. Cassidy represented Smith Valley FFA as she attended Nationals and accepted her award. Smith Valley FFA is proud of Cassidy and all her hard work! -Charmi Pommerening, Smith Vally FFA Teacher

Inspirational Art at YIS

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Librarian and Art Teacher, Mrs. Pellegrini, at YIS created some inspirational art for the hallways!


Did you know?

Earlier this year, Principal Amber Taylor at SSMS was for the National LifeChanger of the Year Award?

September 14th, 2018 – Silver Springs, NV – Silver Stage Middle School principal Amber Taylor was nominated for the 2018-2019 national LifeChanger of the Year award.  Taylor was recognized as a LifeChanger in her community for her dedication to students.  She is described as never satisfied with the status quo and constantly striving for improvement.  Taylor’s staff know that she walks the walk, fitting in trainings and conferences into her already tight schedule. She supports her staff, encourages their innovative ideas, is always willing to listen and guides struggling colleagues.

Taylor was nominated by her colleague, Rachel Leach - who was a Nevada Teacher of the Year finalist last year.

“She builds incredibly strong relationships with students, staff, parents, and community members, always focusing on the positive aspects that each person brings into any situation,” Leach said. “S…

OSIT Visits Riverview Elementary for STEM Spotlight!

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Be Kind Like Bryce!

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November 1, 2018 - Silver Springs, NV                                                 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BE NICE LIKE BRYCE
On Wednesday, October 17 at Dayton Intermediate School's cross country meet, there was a young man from Dayton who has struggled all season with loud noises and crowds that come with the excitement of middle school meets.  On this day, he was having a very difficult time from the start. Prior to the race, he was already struggling with anxiety and 300 meters into the race he was stopped and leaning on the fence. Before any of the adults and coaches could react, Bryce Carboni from Silver Stage Middle School was already sprinting across the football field and encouraging the struggling runner.  Bryce Carboni then proceeded to run/walk the entire course with him and encouraged him to run as much as possible, but more importantly, to finish the race.  It was an amazing display of sportsmanship.  Today, Principal Kevin Kranjcec and Athletic Director Dusti Houk …

Peach Crisp Chia Pudding for National School Lunch Week!

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It's National School Lunch Week and our students our loving it! Yesterday, the Peach Crisp Chia Pudding was a big hit! Today, the Apple Salad was enjoyed, tomorrow is bring your parents to lunch and the lucky winners of Lucky Tray Day will be announced on Friday!