Sherbondy lends a helping hand in and out of classroom
Every day, Van Gorder Elementary School averages close to 25 parents who come in and volunteer their time around the school. One of those dedicated volunteers is Leah Sherbondy. From the day that Sherbondy’s son started kindergarten at Van Gorder, she has been lending a helping hand in any way she can. Now with her son in second grade and her daughter in kindergarten, Sherbondy has been involved at VGES for three years and has loved every mome...
Long-time Reed teacher, coach winds down career
SPARKS -- There haven’t been that many people who have touched the lives of local youths as much as Paul Gray has during his 28-year tenure in the Washoe County School District. That’s obvious simply by watching how many people come up to the former Reed High teacher, basketball coach and administrator at Raiders basketball games. But sadly, the Rail City will likely have to give him up in the coming years. Gray, who was at Reed High for 23 ye...
Sparks Justice Court settles into new home
SPARKS — Sparks Justice Court is not a fan of temporary. Temporary could mean a month. It could mean a year. For Sparks Justice Court temporary was supposed to be three or four years. But there is nothing temporary about 20 years. After a move to its new facility on Prater Way, the Sparks Justice Court can now officially call its old Greenbrae Drive facility what it was dubbed the day the courts moved in 20 years ago: temporary. In 2012, the S...