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Super Speller Students

On November 2 and November 3, 2022, forty-three (43) top 5th/6th grade spellers and thirty-seven (37) top 7th/8th grade spellers from local public, private and charter schools competed in the Nevada County Spelling Tournament, held at Miners Foundry Cultural Center.  The Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office coordinated the annual event which was graciously sponsored […]

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Nevada County Superintendent of Schools announces Geography Tournament Winners

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools (NCSOS) successfully kicked off, in-person, the first Academic Tournament of the 2022- 2023 school year!  Five local schools participated on Thursday, October 27th for the annual 7th grade Geography Tournament.  Schools nominated teams of three-students who gathered at the county office to collaborate on a proctored multiple choice 100 -point […]

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Honoring Educators – Teachers of the Year recognized

On Wednesday, October 5th, in an intimate setting at the Miner’s Foundry, eight outstanding Nevada County teachers were recognized by their school districts as their Teacher of the Year. The phenomenal teachers honored at the annual dinner hosted by the Nevada County Superintendent of Schools (NCSOS) and the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA), include: […]

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Nevada County Education Leaders: A Commitment to Safety

In Nevada County, keeping students and schools safe is a top priority for every school administrator, law enforcement agency and local fire departments.  As we return for another school year, families are asking about planning and preparedness for school emergencies, as well as prevention efforts.  Local educational agencies, together with the Nevada County Superintendent of […]

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San Juan Ridge Family Resource Center – Play and Sports Camp Fun

Originally funded by a Nevada County Community Block Grant in 2010, San Juan Ridge Family Resource Center’s SPORTS CAMP has grown into a San Juan Ridge tradition, continuing to provide summer fun for elementary school aged kids who gather for active play on the beautiful Oak Tree School Campus. This year’s camp leader, Ireland Brown, […]

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Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Announces Child & Babysitting Safety Certification

The Nevada County Superintendent of Schools office is offering its 2022 Child & Babysitting Safety Certification Class on Tuesday, July 19th, and July 26th from 9:00 am -2:30pm. Class is for youth ages 12 to 18. Maximum of 12 students per class. Additional classes to be added as needed. You may register on-line at http://nevco.org/super-sitter/ […]

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NCBOE Proclamation Recognizing Nevada County Educators and Staff during COVID-19 Pandemic

Nevada County Board of Education Nevada County Superintendent of Schools A PROCLAMATION Honoring Nevada County Educators and Staff for Their Exemplary Response to the Challenges During the Covid-19 Pandemic WHEREAS, the 11,975 students in Nevada County schools are served by an accomplished community of more than 1,936 educators and staff that comprise a vital force […]

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STEAM 2022 Winners Announcement

Congratulations to all student participants in the Nevada County STEAM Expo ‘22. On Thursday, March 24th community members, educators, and our business industry partners met in a hybrid setting to evaluate the work from students throughout Nevada County. Showcasing the scientific inquiry process, mathematical analysis, artistic expression, active problem solving, asking questions, and examining answers, […]

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Nevada County Schools 2022 Creative Writing Tournament Winners

Every year Nevada County Superintendent of Schools (NCSOS) hosts a Writing Tournament where students from local middle schools gather at the Miners Foundry for a day of writing. The tournament lasts most of the day as students compete in three categories: Informative Writing, Creative Writing, and Persuasive Writing. Since Covid-19 struck, a new event emerged […]

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Registrations open: STEAM 22 Competition for Nevada County Students

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Office is excited to invite Nevada County students to share their learning and compete in our STEAM 2022 countywide showcase and competition. This year, students are invited to compete in three competitions, the Scientific Inquiry Competition, STEAM Arts Showcase, and TechTest Jr. Math Competition. The purpose of the Nevada County […]

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Nevada County schools update for Jan. 3rd

Thank you parents, staff and students for your patience as we navigate the effects from this recent storm. Many roads remain littered with downed power lines, trees and snow. Nevada County Superintendent of Schools are working collaboratively with the County Office of Emergency Services, PGE, District Superintendents, Charter Directors and Durham Transportation to bring students […]

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COVID-19 Letter from Nevada County Superintendent of Schools to Governor Newsom

Governor Gavin Newsom California Governor’s Office 1303 10th Street, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 Sent Via Electronic Mail Dear Governor Newsom, As County Superintendent of Schools, Superintendents of the 9 school districts, and Charter Directors of 4 charter schools in Nevada County, we would like to echo the concerns of our El Dorado County colleagues.  […]

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Nevada County Superintendent of Schools Geography Tournament 2021 Winners

Nevada County Superintendent of Schools first Academic Tournament of the 2021-2022 school year was a huge success!  Nine local schools participated on Thursday, October 14th for the annual 7th Grade Geography Tournament. Schools nominated teams of three students who gathered at their school sites to collaborate on a proctored multiple choice 100-point test covering local, […]

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NevCo Superintendent of Schools note on the River Fire

The Nevada County Superintendent of School Office (NCSOS) extends appreciation to our Fire Fighters, Law Enforcement, Office of Emergency Services, Nevada County Public Health Department, Nevada County Social Services, the American Red Cross and all other supporting agencies during this River Fire Incident. Though we know the firefighting efforts continue, we acknowledge the excellent work […]

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Open letter from Nevada County schools regarding face coverings

Dear students, parents / guardians, and community members: The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has mandated that all schools in California require face coverings for all indoor classrooms. This applies to both students and staff. While we can respectfully understand the frustrations being expressed, we believe it is important for the following to be […]

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Nevada County Schools Writing Tournament Winners

March 3, 2021 – Every year Nevada County Superintendent of Schools (NCSOS) hosts a Writing Tournament where students from local middle schools gather at the Miners Foundry for a day of writing. The tournament lasts most of the day as students compete in three categories: Informative Writing, Creative Writing, and Persuasive Writing. A gathering of […]

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