Blog and News

  • Twas the Night Before Construction (12/20/2017) - Twas the Night Before Construction As we head into this holiday season Our buildings are festive and decked Within reason As children head off for their winter vacation We’re prepping our tools for repairs, renovations Alarms, electronics, and work on our roofs Which must meet high standards to hold reindeer hoofs Our presents this year, […]
  • Update: school names, construction budgets, townhalls, oh my! (10/9/2017) - There is a lot happening around our plans to build and repair schools. A few of the highlights: School Naming: The next meeting of the School Naming Committee has been set for October 16 (5:30 p.m., in our Board Room). At this meeting, the committee will consider and may act to pick a finalist(s) for […]
  • Guest Blog: Superintendent’s Summer Repairs Tour (8/4/2017) - (Superintendent Traci Davis visited repairs, renovations, and new school sites throughout the summer. This is her story) With school out I got the chance to check on some work that I don’t normally get to see first-hand: the new construction and repair work at our buildings made possible by WC-1’s passage last November. I brought some of our […]
  • New high school at Wildcreek, Procter Hug repurposing (5/12/2017) - We’re really excited about the forward progress of a new high school at Wildcreek, and the future career/tech academy at the Procter Hug campus. If you haven’t seen the news, here’s one of many good news stories on the whole thing. This school would really hit all the high notes of what we promised with […]
  • WCSD school construction and repairs update (4/25/2017) - Since we’ve been doing a lot of video updates, we thought perhaps a blog was due. So what’s new? First, check out those videos if you haven’t yet – we just made 12 or so new ones, each a couple of minutes or so. They cover all kinds of different repairs to schools that were […]
  • Damonte Ranch High School expansion, other news (2/23/2017) - What’s new this week? After receiving bids, we’re ready to recommend Clark/Sullivan Construction for the general contractor on the expansion of Damonte Ranch High School! This recommendation of award of contract will be made to WCSD’s Board of Trustees at its February 28 regular meeting. With the Board’s approval, we’ll have a groundbreaking ceremony at […]
  • Contractor Walk-Through – Damonte Ranch High School Addition, New Middle Schools (2/3/2017) - Check out these recent, short videos if you want a glimpse of where we are with the building addition to Damonte Ranch High School and the two new middle schools. As part of moving through the process we do contractor walk-throughs, which we did at Damonte Ranch last Wednesday and Depoali last Thursday. For Damonte […]
  • An introduction (2/3/2017) - The first is the hardest. How do you just walk up and introduce yourself to the internet? The first thing we want to say is “Thank you!” This blog is about ongoing school construction work in Washoe County, as is this website as a whole. This work was made possible by voter support with passage […]