Showing posts from January, 2018

Fernley High School Wrestling Walter Marrietta Classic - this weekend!

Recently at the Sparks Invitational FHS had 8 wrestlers place individually and finished second as a team.  This weekend, they will be hosting the Walter Marrietta Classic at Fernley High School. Come enjoy the excitement or volunteer and get the best seats in the house!

Scholastic Art Awards at Fernley High School

Fernley High School Teachers: Amerique Powell and Amy Weishahn 7 students won 18 awards
Mykayla Gatlin Junior Awarded: American Visions Nominee, 3 Gold Keys and 2 Honorable Mention

Raymond Parkman Junior Awarded: 3 Silver Keys and Honorable Mention

Jodi Hieronymus Senior Awarded: Silver Key and 3 Honorable Mention

Kendel Worley Freshman Awarded: Silver Key and Honorable Mention

Alexus Starr Junior Awarded: 2 Honorable Mention

Seth Comstock Senior Awarded: Honorable Mention

Andrea Gonzalez Senior Awarded: Honorable Mention

Eagle Ridge High School Graduation Ceremony

Eagle Ridge High School Graduation Ceremony
Silver Springs, NV - On January 10, 2018, Eagle Ridge High School, serving Western Nevada Regional Youth Center, had a graduation ceremony honoring three students who earned their high school diplomas. Austin Green and Autumn Rulapaugh earned advanced diplomas and Nara Johnson earned a regular diploma.

Lyon County School District Finals - 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee


Congratulations to the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee Lyon County School District Champions! 
Yerington, NV - On January 18, 2018, Yerington Intermediate School hosted the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee for grades 6th through 8th in Lyon County School District. The first place winners from each grade have advance to the state round scheduled for March 17, 2018 at Bishop Gorman High School in Las Vegas.  Below are the competitors and winners from each grade level.
Grade 6: 1st Place:  Murphy Scott - Silver Stage Middle School 2nd Place:  Kayleigh Douton - Silver Stage Middle School 3rd Place:  Devin Gray - Fernley Intermediate School
Grade 7: 1st Place:   Morgan Bumgardner - Dayton Intermediate School 2nd Place:   Molly Gibbs - Yerington Intermediate School 3rd Place:  Heavyn Hill - Silverland Middle School

Grade 8: 1st Place:  Amaya Wilson - Silverland Middle School 2nd Place:  Grace Treadwell - Yerington Intermediate School 3rd Place:  Char…

YHS Students' Artwork!

YHS Art Club members, Jade Weaver (left) and Morelia Medina (right), created panels for Mrs. Aldridge’s English classroom. The third panel was created by graduate Rachel Naswall.

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UNR Mobile Engineering Education Laboratory Visits Smith Valley K-6 Students!

UNR Mobile Engineering Education Laboratory Visits Smith Valley Schools K-6 Students
Smith Valley, NV - University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) engineering students brought grade-appropriate, interactive lessons to the classrooms of Smith Valley Schools' kindergarten through 6th grade students with their Mobile Engineering Education Lab.  The UNR program hires and trains current Nevada engineering students to present engineering topics to students.
They begin with an introductory presentation about going to college, engineering majors, careers in engineering and why math and science are important. They then explain the lesson and work with students to complete a hands-on activity.  The engineers taught Smith Valley students lessons on simple machines and earthquake resistant structures. 

Lions Club Speak Up Contest

Yerington, NV - AP Language students from Yerington High School (YHS) prepared ten minute speeches for the Yerington Lions Club prompt, “What influence does Social Media have on youth, millennials, and senior in our society?”
Seven YHS juniors and seniors earned the right to compete at the Lions Club on January 8, 2018. Lions Club members expressed that it was the best competition they have seen in the last ten years.  Yerington Lions Club is part of Lions Club International, a worldwide service club organization.
Gabrielle Hunt won the competition and will be moving on to the zone competition.  Student competitors included Denton Thom, Darwin Snyder,  Rachel Dane, Chae Thompson, Garrett Robinson, Gabrielle Hunt and Robert Carlson.

YIS Band and Choir Concert

The Yerington Intermediate School Band and Choir Concert was held prior to the holiday break in Yerington.  The concert was made possible by band director, Chris Jeka, and choir director, Karen Pedersen. The program began with the a performance from the beginning choir “Vocal Awesomeness” followed by a performance from the beginning band.   The advanced choir followed and were complemented by a marching entrance from the advanced band led by a student who is the band’s drum major.

YHS Wrestlers great performance at Sparks Invitational!

Yerington High School wrestlers had a great performance at Sparks Invitational!
Cade Draper took 1st place and received the middle weight outstanding wrestler award.
Thorne Milligan and Daunte Reviglio took 2nd place as freshmen in their weight classes.
Pedro Maldonado and JayDan Vasquez took 3rd place in their weight classes. Justin Barnes also took 3rd place as a freshman in his weight class.
Great job, YHS Wrestling!!