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In The News – Incline Elementary Kindergartners learn about nature through Wild Sierra Nevada

June 7, 2024 | Kayla Anderson

Originally Published in the Tahoe Daily Tribune, 06/06/2024, Written by Kayla Anderson

On a beautiful Friday afternoon in Incline Village, a bunch of wriggling and happy yet well-behaved kindergartners file into Ms. Trina Kleinhenz’s Makerspace at Incline Elementary School.

That day’s class was joined by two special guests, author Joanna Howes and illustrator Alex Bailey of Wild Sierra Nevada: A Family Nature Guide. When the students sat attentively and settled into the class, Howes and Bailey introduced themselves.

“I always loved to draw and paint, did that throughout my life, and went to school to become a scientist. And now I draw and do art for my job,” Ms. Alex Bailey tells the kids…


Photo Credit – Kayla Anderson (Tahoe Daily Tribune)

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