Showing posts from August, 2018

LCSD Nutrition Services First Golden Spoodle Award!

To recognize the kitchen with exceptional performance and teamwork, Nutrition Services presented the first Golden Spoodle Award at their Back-to-School meeting on August 24th, 2018. The winner of this award for 2017-2018 school year was East Valley Elementary School Kitchen.

Welcome Back! All Staff Celebration - Proud Products of Public Education!

Hello LCSD students, staff and community!

We are so excited to have everyone back for another wonderful year!

On Monday, August 27 all of Lyon County School District (LCSD) staff from every attendance area was able to attend the 2018 LCSD All Staff Celebration at Silver Springs High School.  The day honored every staff member and department and was followed by a presentation from motivational speaker, Sam Glenn.  Below are a few photos from the day and if you have a moment - please leave your optional feedback on our two question form!  A very special thanks to all of our sponsors that made this possible!

Have a great year and don't forget to "share your popcorn"!

Silver Springs Native Brings Light to SSES

Hannah King, a junior at Silver Stage High School and a product of Silver Stage Elementary and Middle Schools, is the artist of the new sun you can find on the school's blacktop.  King has been an artist since she was young and says completing the project was both tough and easy.  The vision was there but it was a very large project that required her to do geometry on a very large scale.  The sun has a ray for every class at SSES to line up.  It took her 25-30 hours to complete, but she got the job done and got it done in time for open house earlier this week.
It is tradition at SSES to start the day off with a whole school gathering of students, teachers and the duo of Mindi Hammill and Erin Korf - the elementary principal and dean. 
The day starts with the playing of Happy by Pharrell Williams, which signals all students to head to the sun.  Mindi Hammill says the students love to hear the song come on over the speaker and they come running in!  Prior to Hannah's masterpiec…

SSMS Summer Adventures!

Silver Stage Middle School has had a very busy summer!  
Staff were able to attend the Edible School Yard Conference in Berkeley, CA where the goal of the program is to "train educators and advocates from all over the world to create powerful edible education programs in their schools and communities." The participants experience "first-hand the core principles and practical tools for engaging students in academics, social and emotional learning, and justice in the kitchen, garden, and lunchroom."

Staff was also able to attend the NNSTOY (National Network of State Teachers of the Year) conference.  All staff who were in attendance raved about how wonderful and engaging their experience was. Rachel Leach describes it as one of the top 3 conferences I’ve attended in her entire career.  If you have a moment check out the #GrowonthegoPD for Igniting a Radical Imagination!

Also, students from SSMS were also very active this summer!  Many students were able to participa…