Opening Date: 1962
Architect: Ferris, Erskine and Calef
Contractor: Walker Boudwin Construction Co./McKenzie Construction, Inc.
(A joint venture)
Construction Cost: $3,087,228
Square Footage: 198,045
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1962, AL 5962
First Principal: Ed Dodson
Physical Building Description:
A campus plan with multiple single story, cinder block buildings with both exterior, covered walkway between buildings and interior hallways in each building. The facility has two gymnasiums, a theater, a library, and cafeteria, and lab/shop rooms, in addition to general purpose classrooms.
- Earl Wooster High School History - This school is named in honor of Earl Wooster, a Reno School District Superintendent. From 1956 to 1959 he served as the first Superintendent of the Washoe County School District. He was a Nevada educator for 37 years, from 1922 to 1959, and was also a Principal at Reno High School. First Graduating Class: 1964 […]