Washoe Country School District

July 31, 2014

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RGJ School Zone

School Zone articles appear in print and online via the RGJ. They are published every Wednesday.
 
Final School Zone- How to stay in touch with school board
January 22, 2014 (Dave Aiazzi)
 
RGJ School Zone- Challenges ahead for school district
January 15, 2014 (Barbara Clark)
 
RGJ School Zone- Celebrating the positive in 2014
January 8, 2014 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone- What is success for the District?
December 25, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ Student Zone- Tell me something positive
December 18, 2013 (Maddi Eckert, student representative to the Board of Trustees)
 
RGJ School Zone- Many students need help during the holidays
December 11, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)
 
RGJ School Zone- Fall break had positive effects in district
December 4, 2013 (Barbara Clark)
 
RGJ School Zone- AB46 defeat felt like losing World Series
November 27, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)
 
RGJ School Zone- A lot to celebrate about students
November 20, 2013 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone- Recommitment to District's development of whole child
November 13, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ School Zone- As board trustees, our No.1 priority is safety
November 6, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)
 
RGJ School Zone- What do our schools mean to you?
October 16, 2013 (Barbara Clark)
 
RGJ School Zone- Trustees look forward to input from student board
October 9, 2013 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone- Community comes together for Picollo's playground
October 2, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ School Zone- Grad rates rise; challenges remain
September 25, 2013 (Estela Gutierrez)
 
RGJ School Zone- Buck stops with trustees
September 18, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)
 
RGJ School Zone- General fund for teaching, school maintenance
September 11, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)
 
RGJ School Zone- Board of Trustees seeks to be open, communicative with public
September 4, 2013 (Barbara Clark)
 
RGJ School Zone- Will schools get capital funding?
August 28, 2013 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone- School capital needs webpage provides answers
August 21, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ School Zone -Summer grads the culmination of hard work, strategic focus
August 14, 2013 (Estela Gutierrez)
 
RGJ School Zone -Counselors are true heroes of school district
August 7, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)
 
RGJ School Zone -My total property tax bill dissected
July 31, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)
 
RGJ School Zone -Teachers to shift to new standards
July 17, 2013 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone -Hands-on learning at outdoor school
July 10, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ School Zone -Partners hasten kids' reading
July 3, 2013 (Estela Gutierrez) 
 
RGJ School Zone -For WCSD, graduation isn't over yet
June 26, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)
 
RGJ School Zone -A variety of ways to honor students on graduation day
June 19, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)
 
RGJ School Zone -Initiative pays off with more graduates
June 12, 2013 (Barbara Clark) 
 
RGJ School Zone -Volunteers critical to district success
June 5, 2013 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone -District-UNR pact leads to life-changing experiences
May 29, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ School Zone -Washoe county schools event shows district embraces diversity
May 22, 2013 (Estela Gutierrez)
 
RGJ School Zone -My father, a partner in education
May 15, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)
 
RGJ School Zone -School trustees reaching out to the public
May 8, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)
 
RGJ School Zone -Audits help us maintain quality
May 1, 2013 (Barbara Clark)
 
RGJ School Zone -STEM subjects are key to our future
April 24, 2013 (John Mayer)
 
RGJ School Zone -Home visits a key strategy to student success
April 17, 2013 (Estela Gutierrez)

 

RGJ School Zone -Class-size reduction still vital 
April 10, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)
 
RGJ School Zone -Support staff efforts are essential
March 27, 2013 (John Mayer)

 

RGJ School Zone -Working for a better district
March 20, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)

RGJ School Zone -AB 46 Needed For Safe Schools
March 13, 2013 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone -District Looks at school uniform policy
March 6, 2013 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - After-school programs benefit all children
February 27, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - Standards will help prepare students
February 20, 2013 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Fulfilling a dream of service
February 13, 2013 (Lisa Ruggerio)

RGJ School Zone - Openness key to board success
January 30, 2013 (Dave Aiazzi)

RGJ School Zone - Board sets key areas of focus
January 23, 2013 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - Vital to offer options to students
January 16, 2013 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Effective board can help student success
January 9, 2013 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - District officials stress safety
December 26, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone (Part 1) (Part 2) - Outgoing trustee hopeful for future
December 12, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Change, optimism forge new path
December 5, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Emotional, social learning are vital
November 28, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Trustee offers advice in his farewell
November 21, 2012 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone - Music concerts showcase talent
November 14, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - Remedial classes issue a priority
November 7, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Reading is first step to success
October 31, 2012 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - Teacher of the Year finalists shine
October 24, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Award attests to vision
October 17, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Outreach offers students support
October 10, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Do your research before voting
October 3, 2012 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone - Calling potential board members
September 26, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - JROTC prepares students for life
September 19, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - A Teachers Job Has Changed
September 12, 2012 (Babara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - Welcome back, Washoe students
September 5, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - School repairs support learning
August 29, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Getting ready for school year
August 22, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Let's try a report card for parents
August 15, 2012 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone - Reaching out with 'Listen to Learn'
August 8, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - Program helps homeless, struggling children
August 1, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - District tightens culpability system
July 25, 2012 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - Martinez brings right qualities to job
July 18, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Super's passion will serve us well
July 11, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Summer learning keeps mind busy
July 4, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Picollo grads embody U.S. spirit
June 27, 2012 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone - Path to diploma begins on Day 1
June 20, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - Gratitude for culture of respect
June 13, 2012 (Nathaniel Haas, 2011-12 Student Representative to the Board of Trustees)

RGJ School Zone - Students' insight inspires board
June 6, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Things to look for in board candidate
May 30, 2012 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - District keeps eye on money
May 23, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Graduates overcome great obstacles
May 16, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Arts and music are alive in our schools
May 2, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - District will carry on superintendent's work
April 25, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Setting direction key task for school board
April 18, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Parent engagement takes spotlight at summit
April 11, 2012 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - Academy aims to grow new school leaders
April 4, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Sustaining school infrastructure is a challenge
March 28, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Community invited to join in budget discussions
March 21, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Bring support, preparation to board spot
March 14, 2012 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone -  District focuses on success of each student
March 7, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - Signature Academies offer more choice for students
February 29, 2012 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Honor shows Morrison is a spark for change
February 22, 2012 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - Meals play a role in recent school gains
February 15, 2012 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Our progress is not yet done
February 8, 2012 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Address highlights progress
February 1, 2012 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - What you need to know to run for our school board
January 25, 2012 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone - Outgoing president confident in district's continued progress
January 18, 2012 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - Board working to meet needs of students with autism
December 21, 2011 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Positive audit, bond rating a tribute to retired CFO's stewardship
December 7, 2011 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Ongoing training helps school board continue mission toward excellence
November 30, 2011 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Washoe school district played important role in fire response
November 23, 2011 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Considering a run for school board? First read these books
November 16, 2011 (Dan Carne)

RGJ School Zone - Washoe school board's progress recognized with national awards
November 9, 2011 (Barbara McLaury)

RGJ School Zone - District making great strides in closing achievement gap
November 2, 2011 (Estela Gutierrez)

RGJ School Zone - Advertising isn't answer to budget woes
October 26, 2011 (Barbara Clark)

RGJ School Zone - District increases opportunities for nurturing gifted students
October 19, 2011 (Scott Kelley)

RGJ School Zone - Classes give parents the tools to help their children succeed
October 12, 2011 (Ken Grein)

RGJ School Zone - Creative projects give students valuable lessons
October 5, 2011 (John Mayer)

RGJ School Zone - Are you ready to step up to support education?
September 28, 2011

RGJ School Zone - District working to make system more responsive to all students
September 21, 2011

RGJ School Zone - We celebrate the many cultures that make up our district
September 14, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Highly effective teachers draw parents into learning process
September 7, 2011

RGJ School Zone - More Washoe County schools join uniform bandwagon
August 31, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Re-engagement centers change students' lives
August 24, 2011

RGJ School Zone - District pleased with students' progress
August 17, 2011

RGJ School Zone - We need you to be a partner in your child's school success
August 10, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Concept of share leadership can change school culture
August 3, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Accountability policy will help schools better serve students
July 27, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Facilitators greatly help transition to high school
July 20, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Signature academies to develop work skills
July 13, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Tough budget decision presented to board
July 6, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Many outstanding principals lead out schools
June 29, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Graduation memories that make lasting impressions
June 22, 2011

RGJ School Zone - It takes a village to educate a high school graduate
June 15, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Graduation rate is measure of success
June 8, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Parent University builds foundation for student success
June 1, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Graduates exemplify success
May 25, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Extracurricular activities keep students engaged
May 18, 2011

RGJ School Zone - People are noticing district's achievements
May 11, 2011

RGJ School Zone - If bill passes, the impact will be catastrophic
May 4, 2011

RGJ School Zone - After reaching goals, district sets bar higher
April 27, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Don't take for granted importance of counselors
April 20, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Put yourself in our shoes, then give us your thoughts
April 13, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Stead lockdown incident highlights cooperation
April 6, 2011

RGJ School Zone - We can't afford to pass on teaching health and nutrition
March 30, 2011

RGJ School Zone - ‘Listen to Learn’ provided insight about our schools
March 23, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Future prosperity of our state depends on education
March 16, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Conference helps district plan for making changes
March 9, 2011

RGJ School Zone - FRCs truly make a difference in lives of children
March 2, 2011

RGJ School Zone - School funding faces a difficult road ahead
February 23, 2011

RGJ School Zone - It’s about time we recognized education’s economic impact
February 16, 2011

RGJ School Zone - District takes safety of each student seriously
February 9, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Results will continue to match funding
January 26, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Superintendent held accountable
January 19, 2011

RGJ School Zone - 2010 was a hard year but set the stage for success in 2011
January 12, 2011

RGJ School Zone - Program builds trust with students' families
January 5, 2011

RGJ School Zone - District is working hard to combat school bulling
December 29, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Extracurricular activities teach life skills
December 22, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Thanks to the students for the lessons and memories
December 15, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Children in transition need help to succeed
December 8, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Parents, schools team up to make education a priority
December 1, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Flu vaccines are a  huge benefit in the fight against winter illnesses
November 24, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Collecting student test data leads to early interventions
November 17, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Safe students stay connected to school
November 10, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Come eat some spaghetti and celebrate Marvin Picollo school
October 20, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Accountability is the key as district moves forward with strategic plan
October 13, 2010

RGJ School Zone - New Program fits direction of our vision
October 6, 2010

RGJ School Zone - District is determined to improve graduation rates
September 30, 2010

RGJ School Zone - District goes door-to-door for students
September 22, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Increasing graduation rate is at the heart of district's goals
September 15, 2010

RGJ School Zone - E-Link can help parents alleviate early-morning headaches
September 8, 2010

RGJ School Zone - School board reforms the way it governs that will serve all the children of the county
September 1, 2010

RGJ School Zone - School district changes will soon result in student success
August 25, 2010

RGJ School Zone - 'Envision WCSD 2015' shows our commitment to change
August 18, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Morrison is the right choice for the future
August 11, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Morrison is no longer 'new' superintendent
August 4, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Summer is the prime time for building bad habits
July 28, 2010

RGJ School Zone - District moves to implement new strategies
July 14, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Charter schools provide an integral alternative
July 7, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Infinite Campus is a great vehicle for parental interaction
June 30, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Graduation ceremonies an amazing experience
June 23, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Graduates: Enjoy this time of life
June16, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Stats alone can't define schools
June 9, 2010

RGJ School Zone - District must create systematic culture of leaders and learners
June 2, 2010

RGJ School Zone - May 26, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Officials, staff focus on quality of education despite budget cuts.
May 17, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Volunteers critical for providing world-class education
May 12, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Summer Reading Programs Enrich Students' Minds
May 5, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Camp Helps Students with Disabilities Gain Job Training
April 28, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Community also vital for students' success
April 21, 2010

RGJ School Zone - April 14, 2010

RGJ School Zone - April 7, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Musicians, community turn out to support school's music programs
March 31, 2010

RGJ School Zone - Children are never too young to be involved in world around them
March 24, 2010

RGJ School Zone - District implements new green initiatives
March 17, 2010

RGJ School Zone - March 10, 2010

RGJ School Zone - March 3, 2010

RGJ School Zone - February 24, 2010

RGJ School Zone - February 17, 2010

RGJ School Zone - February 10, 2010

RGJ School Zone - February 3, 2010

RGJ School Zone - January 27, 2010

RGJ School Zone - January 20, 2010

RGJ School Zone - January 13, 2010

RGJ School Zone - January 6, 2010

RGJ School Zone - December 30, 2009

RGJ School Zone - December 23, 2009

RGJ School Zone - December 16, 2009

RGJ School Zone - December 9, 2009

RGJ School Zone - December 2, 2009

RGJ School Zone - November 25, 2009

RGJ School Zone - November 18, 2009

RGJ School Zone - November 11, 2009

RGJ School Zone - November 4, 2009

RGJ School Zone - October 28, 2009

RGJ School Zone - October 21, 2009

RGJ School Zone - October 14, 2009

RGJ School Zone - October 7, 2009

RGJ School Zone - September 30, 2009

RGJ School Zone - September 23, 2009

RGJ School Zone - September 16, 2009

RGJ School Zone - September 9, 2009

RGJ School Zone - September 2, 2009

RGJ School Zone - August 28, 2009

RGJ School Zone - August 12, 2009

RGJ School Zone - August 7, 2009

RGJ School Zone - July 30, 2009

RGJ School Zone - July 24, 2009

RGJ School Zone - July 17, 2009

RGJ School Zone - July 10, 2009

RGJ School Zone - July 3, 2009

RGJ School Zone - June 19, 2009

RGJ School Zone - June 12, 2009

RGJ School Zone - June 5, 2009

RGJ School Zone - May 29, 2009

RGJ School Zone - May 22, 2009

RGJ School Zone - May 15, 2009

RGJ School Zone - May 8, 2009

RGJ School Zone - May 1, 2009

RGJ School Zone - April 24, 2009

RGJ School Zone - April 17, 2009

RGJ School Zone - April 10, 2009

RGJ School Zone - In Search of the Best  - March 27, 2009

RGJ School Zone - Citizen Support Powers WCSD - March 20, 2009

RGJ School Zone - Listening is the Key - March 13, 2009

RGJ School Zone - What Makes a Teacher Great - March 6, 2009

RGJ School Zone - One Size Doesn't Fit All - February 27, 2009

RGJ School Zone - February 11, 2009

RGJ School Zone - February 20, 2009

RGJ School Zone  - February 4, 2009

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