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The War Isn’t Over: We Still Need to Fight for New Schools after WC-1 Passed

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A little over a year ago, our community banded together and ensured that WC-1 passed to fund new schools and significant repairs for older schools in our growing community. 57% of voters supported this initiative. I don’t know about you, but I’m beyond frustrated to have learned that the battle …

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Welcome to the Golden Days of Childhood

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Earlier this week, my husband and I were taking a mental checkout break to delve into the world of Stranger Things 2. I was engrossed in Hawkins, Indiana world, when I realized I was 2.5 episodes deep and hadn’t heard from either child of mine. Were they still in the …

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What does your family do?

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The best kept worst secret of having a school-aged kid are ALL the days out of school. Now, I get it. Teachers need work days. There are holidays. Kids need breaks. Yadda Yadda. I KNOW. But, seriously! The scheduling shenanigans that take place to figure out what to do with …

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WGU Nevada is offering $325,000 in Full-Ride Scholarships for Aspiring Teachers as Part of Statewide ‘Teach Nevada’ Scholarship Program

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Contemplating a career in education, but worried about the potential cost and time of going back to school? WGU Nevada is here to help. Thanks in part to the State of Nevada Department of Education’s “Teach Nevada” program, our online, competency-based university is currently offering 18 full-ride scholarships to newly …

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FREE TICKETS: One Caring Adult Tour Featuring Josh Shipp on Sept. 11

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Reno Moms Blog is proud to partner up with local non-profit Think Kindness to offer FREE tickets to the One Caring Adult Tour on September 11. Parenting a teen or pre-teen is hard, and this event will give you ideas on how you can be the adult to inspire our local …

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What Do I Get For My $10?

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I’ve always been an active classroom volunteer at my daughter’s elementary school, but last year, as the changes with the Nevada School Wellness Policy started rolling out and I heard the desperate call for new board members on the school’s parent-faculty association, I decided that I wanted to be more …

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The Hell that is School Supply Shopping

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It’s that time of year again…  Washoe County School District announces the teachers assigned to each student, and every parent in the school district gets their hands on the supply list for their child’s class… With the expectation that the supplies be delivered with the children the first day of …

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