Robert McQueen High School History

This school was named in honor of Dr. Robert McQueen, a Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada Reno, who served as a Washoe County School Board Trustee from 1969-1986. He served as a member, clerk, vice-president and as president of the Board. The school site was donated by Robert J. Beaumont.
First Graduating Class: 1984
Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Bill Bowden Lloyd Diedrichsen
Gene Hillygus H. Elizabeth Lenz
Kay Loudon Robert McQueen
William A. O’Brien, III Virginia Palmer
Myra Ritter Jerry Carr Whitehead
Superintendent of Schools at time of construction:
Marvin E. Picollo Leonard Dalton .
Opening Date: 1982
Architect: Dolven Larson Daniels
Contractor: McKenzie Construction Inc.
Construction Cost: $10,330,500
Square Footage: 192,250
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1982, AL 5982
First Principal: John Flynn
Physical Building Description:
Single story with a combination cinder block and precast concrete panel construction. The building has interior circulation corridors, a courtyard (also used for circulation), two gymnasiums, a.