SNACS Announces Partnership with Sierra ARTs Foundation

  Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School (SNACS) will partner with Sierra ARTs Foundation to offer music and art studio beginning January 2019. Sierra Arts’ 1.2.1. Music Program, is an arm of the Arts In Education program, which provides professional in-school private music lessons in guitar, piano and string instruments for students.       This […]

SNACS to Close School Due to Inclement Weather

SNACS and SNACS Preschool will be closed Wednesday, December 5, 2018 due to inclement weather.  SNACS follows WCSD school closures and all North Valleys schools are closed due to weather conditions.  This means there is no school or preschool services for the Stead and Fox sites.  Students will be assigned work to make-up work for […]

SNACS on a two-hour delay

Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School & SNACS Preschool is on a two-hour delay for Wednesday, December 5, 2018.  The Stead Blvd. campus & preschool will begin at 10:00 am.  The Fox Campus will begin at 10:15 am.  Students are not permitted on campus early as there is no supervision.  Staff members who arrive prior to […]

Assemblywoman Hansen to visit SNACS!

Assemblywoman Alexis Hansen to visit SNACS! Assemblywoman Alexis Hansen plans to visit SNACS on December 6th to learn about the SNACS model.  The SNACS Model is an innovative model where we promise PERSONALIZED LEARNING for ALL CHILDREN through PLAY and EXPLORATION via CHOICE through SMALL SCHOOL COMMUNITY!    SNACS Serious Work The SNACS model promotes […]

Holiday Card Competition

SNACS Holiday Card Hey SNACS families, With the holidays quickly approaching, it’s time for the annual SNACS Holiday Card Design Competition! We have many talented artists at our school. We’d love to share that talent with the people of the Reno-Stead community by sending them a holiday card created by one of our students. Here […]


SNACSGIVING IS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19,2018 Thanksgiving is a time to give to others and so the students of SNACS will be giving back to the community by preparing items to donate to the Volunteers of America Family and Women’s Shelter.  On Monday, November 19th, classes will be making scarves, blankets, and toiletry kits. YOUR […]

Sierra Nevada Academy’s Angel Tree

Dear SNACS families, Our annual Angel Tree is up and full of children’s wishes and requests for this Holiday Season. If you are able to help warm a heart this holiday please stop in the front office, select a child’s ornament off the tree and take it to Ms Baumann to be checked out. Please […]

SNACS Picture Day!

Today was SNACS Picture Day! Don’t we look dashing? Kindergartners Aquila (left), Alekei (Middle), Rowan (Right) (Pierce Baker, Communications Manager and 3rd grade student Wyatt)   (Mr. Schum, 3rd Grade Teacher & his student Kelsey)

Reno Championship Air Races- STEAM Education

Wondering what our students learned at our recent Reno National Championship Air Races field trip? Check out our students grasping STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education through aerodynamic instruction. #SmallSchoolCommunity  

Defeat the “I don’t care syndrome! – It’s free!

The SNACS Community is invited to participate in this FREE class on Motivating Students! The SNACS small school community is partnering with thinkLaw to support our students critical thinking and problem solving abilities to think like a lawyer.  As a part of the collaboration, SNACS leaders, educators, parents, and caregivers are invited to join this […]