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Solar Energy Moves Water… literally!

  Randy Gaines, a fifth grade student in Mrs. Weiss’ class, teaches peers about his project on Solar Energy as part of the science fair.  The SNACS Science Fair will be held Thursday,  March 19th from 5:00-6:30 pm.  Students will be presenting their experiments and proving hands-on demonstrations.  All families are welcome and encouraged to attend.  The […]

Students Study Magnetic Levitation Physics in a Science Experiment.

Brant Cash, sixth grade student in Mrs. Weiss’ class, teaches fifth grade students about his project on Magnetic Levitation Physics as part of the Science Fair.  The SNACS Science Fair will be held Thursday,  March 19th from 5:00-6:30 pm.  Students will be presenting their experiments and proving hands-on demonstrations.  All families are welcome and encouraged […]

SNACS Students Participate in School Choice Rally

    SNACS students in grades 4-8 participated in supporting National School Choice through a rally held in Carson City.  Speakers and attendees included Governor Brian Sandoval, Nevada Superintendent Dale Eriquiaga, Assemblyman Pat Hickey, and multiple charter school groups.  Students participated in a School Choice dance  which can be viewed from:  http://schoolchoiceweek.com/dance The rally was held between the capitol […]

School Lunch Photos from Around the World Compared to US

A recent study on School Lunches around the world compare nutrition and health benefits.  Click the link to read the article.  How does your child rate the national school lunch program? http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/offbeat/photos-of-school-lunches-from-around-the-world-put-america-to-shame/ar-BBhWUSm

SNACS Partners with Reno Tahoe Players to bring Big Performance Arts to the Classroom

  We are excited to announce a partnership with Reno-Tahoe Players!  Director/Owner Lily Baran is working with SNACS students to develop our theater and music program.  Several SNACS staff and students will be performing Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland the week of January 20-26th.   Students and staff are excited to begin this program and bring […]

SNACS Students Celebrate Thanksgiving

Students at SNACS spent time celebrating Thanksgiving through many activities from crafts to feasts.  Above, middle school students are serving peers at the dessert table.  The middle school students had a three room feast where each room focused on a given course of themed food.  Next, Ms. Holmes, second grade teacher at SNACS, who cooked a traditional Thanksgiving […]

SNACSgiving: Students Give Back to the Community

  SNACSgiving is an annual event where students are engaged in the opportunity to give back to the community by preparing items to donate to a local shelter around Thanksgiving time.  Students spent time learning about the needs of others and core items necessary for survival.  For SNACSgiving 2014, SNACs worked with The Volunteers of […]

SNACS Rated a Four Star School!

Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School is rated a 4-star school based on the Nevada School Performance Framework (NSPF) accountability system for the Nevada Department of Education.  SNACS received preliminary reports in early September.  Final reports are expected to be published after September 15, 2014. SNACS staff and students celebrated with a school dance.  The dance […]

Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School Launches New Website!

Sierra Nevada Academy Charter School (SNACS) is proud to announce the launch of our new website. The SNACS small school community fosters personalized learning, technology, choice, parent and student engagement, and STEM all drive student achievement. Please take a look around the site to learn more about our goals and mission.