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Incline Village School Updates

February 13, 2024 | Mary Danahey

Submitted by Incline Education Fund, Written by Mary Danahey

It’s going to probably be a little quiet around town next week as all Incline schools are on break for SKI WEEK!

In the meantime, make sure your calendars are marked for these exciting upcoming events:

Incline High School Highlander Home BBQ (aka: Crab Feed) March 16th at the Hyatt

Tickets can be bought here: Highlander Home BBQ Tickets     

21st Incline Star Follies

May 3rd & 4th at Incline High School’s Duffield Theater

Tickets on sale soon!

And here’s some current news from the schools:

Incline Elementary School

The new Art Program is up and running at IES!

IEF is funding a dedicated art teacher for all K5 students and their first project was a smashing success!

Students studied “natural disasters” in their English and Library classes. The fourth graders read about the Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai of Great Wave Fame. Then they made their own block prints out of legos in the makerspace class and used them in the art class to create their own artistic representation of a wave. It was an amazing display of the cross-curricular learning happening at IES.  

Incline Middle School

IMS held their annual Spelling Bee last week.. Here are the winners: (first, second, third, respectively)

6th grade: Isabella, Mack, Ninel

7th grade: DJ, Maddie, Nick

8th grade: Aspen, Alva, Sky

The Incline Middle School Jazz Band attended the “Jazz in the Schools” event at UNR last weekend.

The students even got to have a private “clinic” with the entire UNR jazz faculty.  Stayed tuned for photos!

And speaking of the IMS jazz band….

The IMS students are evidently quite multi-dimensional.  They have banded together (sorry for the pun) to write a rap song! This is part of the Trash to Treasure project and the song will be used to accompany the public service announcement being put together by students in the IMS video production class.

Incline High School

We are looking for volunteers to help with Mock Interview Day at Incline High School this coming May.

If you are skilled at interviewing and/or coaching young adults on how to interview, please email Mary at Incline Education Fund. Dates TBD, but it will be in mid-May.  email: maryd@inclineeducationfund.org

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