Students make Traps to Catch Pesky Leprechauns on St. Patrick’s Day

Students in Miss Paterson’s first grade made Leprechaun traps to try and catch the mischievous men dressed in green.  Students put thought into engineering traps capable of attracting Leprechauns with rainbows and mini pots of gold.  Students had to use engineering skills to build a trap that had the potential of actually catching the Leprechauns.  Several SNACS […]

Dr. Regan Represents Nevada in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Regan represented Nevada in Washington, D.C..  Dr. Regan traveled to Washington with three other Nevadans as part of the Nevada Association for the Education of Young Children, where she serves as President.  The group spent time in Advocacy and Public Policy meetings with representatives from every state.   The Nevada group met with representatives from all six Nevada Delegates on the hill including […]

SNACS 5th and 6th Graders Hatching Chickens in Science

SNACS 5th and 6th grade students are working with former student Emily Baumann and Chloe Mitchell to hatch different breeds of chickens.  The chickens are expected to hatch during the Science Fair night, March 19th.  Be sure to stop by Mrs. Weiss classroom to view the baby chicks!

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: 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?

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 […]