Local School Updates
January 9, 2023 | Mary Danahey
Hi I’m Mary with the Incline Education Fund, a local nonprofit that support students, educators and parents here in Incline. Through our programming, advocacy and fundraising, IEF helps to ensure academic achievement and skill development across generations of Incline students. We have some exciting updates to share about the Elementary and Middle School:
Incline Elementary School
IES and Nevada Jane’s are partnering this month for a Dining for Dollars event.
On Wed. Jan. 18th from 4pm – 9pm, 50% of the proceeds from each meal will go directly to IES.
Incline Middle School
In case you missed it, IMS recently received a $2500 grant from the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow project and has moved on to Phase 2 of the contest. They are now a Nevada State finalist!
- The math department is hosting a “Build It Festival” on Thursday 1/26, 5:30pm. Families are welcome to come to school to engage in hands on activities.
- Volleyball season has started, thank you Coach Dominguez. Upcoming Home games are on Thursday 1/19, Tues 1/24, Wed 1/25, Tues 1/31, Tues 2/7. 7th grade team plays 3pm, 8th grade teams plays 4pm.
- Term 3 of IMS Exploratory brings new community partnerships with Pet Network and Tahoe Multisport (offering XC skiing!). Programs this semester also include: Bowl Incline, Swimming at the Rec Center and on campus courses including Crochet, Discovering Travel, World Percussion, Volleyball, Culinary and the Dean’s Future Scholars Robotics program.
- Congrats to our newest BOARD CERTIFIED TEACHER – Sabrina Gentner. She joins our other 3 Board Certified teachers, Ginny Holmes, Jan Hrindo, and Christine Huerta.