WCSD Volunteer Services Weekly Update

 The White House Science Fair Sounds like a summer blockbuster to us! At today’s White House Science Fair, President Obama announced a major expansion of STEM AmeriCorps. A new summer program will place 256 AmeriCorps VISTA members in six states who will serve 18,000 at-risk students in low-performing schools. Another new partnership with US2020 and … Continue reading WCSD Volunteer Services Weekly Update


Upcoming WCSD Events

Here are some interesting events happening this month that you might want to attend: October: 8,9 & 10 – North Valleys HS Faculty Play 2013 Scholarship Fundraiser http://washoecountyschools.org/docs/upcomingevents/FACULTY_PLAY_FLYER_-_2013.pdf 14 -18 – City of Sparks Teen Discovery Fall Break http://washoecountyschools.org/docs/upcomingevents/Teen_Discovery_Flyer_002.pdf 14 -18 – Great Basin Naturalist Outdoor Skills Camp http://washoecountyschools.org/docs/upcomingevents/Fall_Break_Flyer.pdf 14 – 18 – Urban Roots Garden … Continue reading Upcoming WCSD Events

Friday Minute

The WCSD Performance Framework (WCSD-PF) is the topic of conversation during this week’s Supercast. WCSD publicly unveiled the latest data this week for the framework, a monitoring system which allows us to target resources and support to each of our schools according to their individual needs. We recognize there have been many achievements among our … Continue reading Friday Minute

Macy’s Shop For A Cause Fundraiser

Macy’s 8th Annual Shop For A Cause was held Saturday August 24th from 8:00am – 4pm at Macy’s, Meadowood Mall, Reno, NV.       Vista's participating were Olivia Callison, Yerania Alverez, Paulette Bridges, Jennifer Bullock, Erin Casey, Maggie Culpepper, Raquel Gutierrez, Mick Lount (Photos), Imelis Morales-Ruiz &  Media Wright.    Also present was Lisa-Marie Lightfoot, Administrator of the Washoe County School … Continue reading Macy’s Shop For A Cause Fundraiser

TMCC Community College Job Fair

On Wednesday,  April 10, 2013, from 10.00am – 2pm the Truckee Meadows Community College Job Fair was held at the Dandini Campus of the Truckee Meadows Community College.      In attendance from our WCSD Volunteer Services department were Americorp Vistas:  Jennifer Bullock, Shawnna Cox & Mick Lount.        The Trucking Meadows Community College's Job Fair was attended … Continue reading TMCC Community College Job Fair

Barnes & Noble Christmas Fundraising Event

Christmas Season in full swing for WCSD Volunteer Services: December 10-14, and 23, 2012: We are the lucky recipients of a one week-long Barnes and Noble gift wrapping donation event.  Funds earned will provide WCSD Volunteer Services VISTA’s an opportunity to decide what project they would like to support.  We thank “Mary” B & N Manager … Continue reading Barnes & Noble Christmas Fundraising Event

Inaugural Poker Run

WCSD Volunteer Services will be holding their Inaugural Poker Run on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012.  The Poker Run begins at Sparky's Bar & Grill, 9570 S. McCarran  Blvd. (McCarran & 4th) at 11:00 am. ****PRIZES AWARDED FOR TOP WINNING HANDS**** To register go to:  http://washoecountyschools.org/docs/volunteer/pokerrun.pdf and print out the entry form OR  register at Sparky's between … Continue reading Inaugural Poker Run