Fax:  775-353-5514

Phone:  775-321-3130

Railroader  News and Events.....

Railroader  News and Events.....

Class of 2015 Senior Picture Day is Wednesday, July 30 

Attention Class of 2015!  Senior Picture Day will be held:

When:  Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Where:  Sparks High School cafeteria

Time:  9 am-2 pm.  


Registration for the 2014-2015 School Year Continues

Registration is online and to help you register your child and assist them with their course selection, we have added the 2014-2015 Sparks High Course Catalogue to the website. Click on this link to download the PDF file to provide you with important information about graduation and course requirements.

Incoming Freshmen (Class of 2018) Orientation

Do you want to see:  Your schedule? Tour the school? Find your locker?

Save the date:  July 30, 2014

Time:  9:00 am-Noon

Where:  Sparks High School Theater

Hope to see you there!!!

Dealing with Tragedy and Violence Community/Parent/Staff Resource Links

Washoe County School District wants to make sure resources are available to anyone in the community who may need them concerning the Sparks Middle School tragedy and dealing with tragedy.

If you are in need of resources please go to the WCSD Staff and Parent Resource page.There are resources available in English and Spanish for parents, students, and staff. We will be using this page in the coming months and updating it with more information as it becomes available.


To Apply for Free or Reduced Lunch, Visit:

2014-2015 Balanced Calendar

First Day of School:  August 11, 2014

Primer dia de clases para estudiantes:  11 de agosto

September 1 - Labor Day (no school)

1 de septiembre - Dia Laborai

October 6-10 - Fall Break (no school)

Dei 6 al 10 - Descanso de otono

October 31 - Nevada Day (no school)

31 de octubre - Dia de Nevada

November 4 - District Prof Development Day (no school)

4 de noviembre - Dia de Desarrollo Profesional del Distrito

November 11 - Veteran's Day (no school)

11 de noviembre - Dia de los Veteranos

November 26-28 - Thanksgiving Break (no school)

Del 26 al 28 de noviembre - Decanso por el Dia de Accion de Gracias

December 19 - Teacher Work Day (no school)

19 de diciembre - Dia de trabajo para maestros

December 22, 2014-January 9, 2015 - Winter Break (no school)

Dei 22 diciembre al 9 de enero - Vacaciones de Invierno

January 19, 2015 - Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no school)

19 de enero - Dia de Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 16, 2015 - President's Day (no school)

16 de feberero - Dia de los Presidentes

March 30-April 10, 2015 - Spring Break (no school)

Desde el 30 mazo hasta el 10 de abril - Vacaciones de Primavera

May 25 - Memorial Day (no school)

25 de mayo - Dia Memorial

June 12, 2015 - Last Day of School

Junio 12 - Ultimo dia de clases/Fin de periodo de calificaciones

To DOWNLOAD the new Balanced Calander please use the following links:



Free Application for Federal Student Aid

In an effort to communicate more effectively with our high education institutions, we are asking that parents of all incoming seniors and 5th year seniors be provided with a college release of information form.  Signing this form for your senior will enable schools to more effectively connect students to higher education opportunities and ensure .This release will assist all students in the transition to college and careers. Please find the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) form links below that allows us to share information with Nevada colleges and universities. 

For a copy of FERPA in English, click here.

For a copy of FERPA in Spanish, click here.

For more information concerning this form and the efforts to connect our students with higher education opportunities plesse go to the WCSD FERPA page. You may also contact the following district personnel with any questions you might have. 

Bryn Lapenta, Senior Director of Student Accounting, 325-2079 or or Katherine Loudon, Director of Counseling Equity and Diversity, 721-5284 or