Washoe and Carson City schools on full-distance learning on Friday
RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - SEPT. 17, 8:45 P.M. Carson City will also do remote learning on Friday due to poor air quality. Students will not attend classes in-person on campus.
People should check the school website for more information: http://www.carsoncityschools.com/
Meals can be picked up at individual schools between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
SEPT 17, 5:57 P.M. The Washoe County School District has declared full distance learning for Friday.
After meeting with the U.S. National Weather Service, the school district learned the Creek Fire continues to burn and will put smoke into the area on Friday.
“Although the winds are expected to increase throughout the evening and into tomorrow, there is uncertainty that the smoke will move out of the region,” the school district said Thursday.
Teachers will contact parents and students with full distance learning plans.
School meals will be available Friday for all students from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will include a one-day breakfast and lunch pack. Families should go to the Nutrition Services Center Central Kitchen Facility located at 585 Spice Islands Court in Sparks. All students -- free, reduced, or paid -- are welcome, and fees will be charged later for paying students. Please provide student names and schools.
Update 6:20 a.m.: All Storey County Schools will also be on a distance learning schedule Thursday.
Original Story: Washoe and Douglas Counties will be on full distance learning Thursday due to poor air quality.
School meals will be available today for all Washoe County students from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and will include a one-day breakfast and lunch pack. Families should go to the Nutrition Services Center Central Kitchen Facility located at 585 Spice Islands Ct. in Sparks. Families in Incline Village will receive further information about meals available in their area.
In Douglas County, meals will be available for pickup from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at all valley schools.
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