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School Naming Committee Members Being Sought


By Carla O’Day

The Washoe County School District’s School Naming Committee is accepting applications and letters of interest from the public who want a say in naming future schools.

The 11-member committee will be made up of one district representative selected by the superintendent, seven members of the public—one from each trustee district, one high school student and two at-large members. The deadline to apply is May 19.

Ways to apply are as follows:

A new elementary school in South Reno is expected in fall 2019. Middle schools in Spanish Springs and Sun Valley are scheduled to open then, too, followed by a high school planned for 2021.

District policy on naming of schools and school facilities:

Carla O'Day
Carla O'Day
Carla has an undergraduate degree in journalism and more than 10 years experience as a daily newspaper reporter. She grew up in Jacksonville, Fla., moved to the Reno area in 2002 and wrote for the Reno Gazette-Journal for 8 years, covering a variety of topics. Prior to that, she covered local government in Fort Pierce, Fla.




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