Lena Juniper Elementary School History

Lena Juniper began her teaching career in Sparks in 1918. She was an outstanding and dedicated teacher in Washoe County for nineteen years.


Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Brent G. Abbott Vern Cartwright
Elizabeth Cassard Lloyd Diedrichsen
Lawrence Mellott William A. O’Brien, III
Edward L. Pine Edward C. Reed, Jr.
Frank C. Stokes
Superintendent of Schools at time of construction:
Proctor R. Hug, Sr.
Opening Date: 1965
Architect: Jack A. Means
Contractor: Harrington Construction Company
Construction Cost: $482,895
Square Footage: 32,445
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1965, AL 5965
First Principal: Joe Meabe
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with multiple classroom buildings and exterior circulation.