Bulletin Board: Churchill County High School

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CCHS Scholarship & Academic Awards Night is May 23 at 6 p.m. at the CCHS Theater.
CCHS will recognize students who have received scholarships as well as students who have received an academic achievement letter. Students and/or families will receive a letter in the mail with more information. If you have any questions, contact the high school at 775-423-2181.
Open doors on emergency management
The Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe Emergency Management Open House has been rescheduled for May 26 at 10 a.m., followed by an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The new emergency management facility is located at 8942 Mission Road.


Friday night street dance
The Churchill County Volunteer Fire Department, along with the Federal Fire Department at Naval Air Station Fallon, are hosting a street food party on Carson Street.
The May 13 dance, which is free and open to the public, will take place on North Carson Street. Henning said families are welcome and he hopes for a strong turnout from area residents and visitors.
Dancing and other activities are scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Disc jockey Todd Moretto will provide the music and firefighters will serve the food. A three-point sandwich with fries and a pickle will cost $10, and a hot dog, fries and a pickle will cost $5. In addition to soft drinks, Henning said firefighters will also serve alcohol. NAS Fallon firefighters will bring their ice cream maker.
In addition to food and dancing, NAS Fallon firefighters will be bringing their fire training trailer.
Along with the Friday night fun, the fire department is holding a raffle with each ticket costing $20. The raffle prizes are a Colt AR15 5.56mm with 500 rounds; a 19 gen 9mm Glock with 250 rounds; and a Ruger Wrangler .22lr SA revolver with 100 rounds.
The firefighters sell the raffle tickets or they can be purchased at the fire department at 20 N. Carson St. Both the food sales and the raffle are fundraisers for the fire department.

CC Democrats
Churchill County Democrats will hold their regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 12 at the Churchill County Administrative Complex, at the corner of North Taylor and A Streets, in Room 136.
They will plan their summer picnic and vote on their current platform. The meeting starts at 6 p.m.


Fire hydrant tests
The Fallon/Churchill Volunteer Fire Department will be testing fire hydrants in the town of Fallon during the evenings until May 13.
This annual test is important to ensure the system is working properly and is one of many requirements the fire department must meet in order to maintain its ISO Class 1 rating. This rating can help reduce insurance premiums that the owners pay.
During this period of peak water demand analysis in the event of a fire, it is common for water consumers to experience discoloration of the water. This discoloration occurs due to abnormally high flow rates in the piping system which can stir up small amounts of natural sediment.
Remember that although the water may be discolored, it has been properly treated and is completely safe. If the water is heavily discolored, you can temporarily refrain from drinking from the tap or washing your clothes.


Fallon Alumni Chapter Golf
Come join the Fallon Alumni Chapter on June 18 at our annual golf tournament to raise money for the Elmo and Donna Dericco Memorial Scholarship Fund.
This fun tournament is open to all Nevada alumni, Wolf Pack fans and golfers. Your entry fee includes green fees, cart and lunch served immediately after the tournament. There is also a silent auction.
Tickets are $80 for non-Fallon Golf Course members and $40 for Fallon Golf Course members. The Wolfie Package is $20 and includes mulligans (maximum 4 per team; a 12-inch rope to guide your team’s shot; and roll the dice for your tee box
Register by emailing or calling Brenda Boone at 775-426-8734 by June 15. Registration fees will be collected on the day of the event. Bring extra cash to participate in the silent auction. If you have any questions about this event, please contact Brenda Boone, President of Fallon Alumni Chapter.
With all proceeds going to our chapter’s Elmo and Donna Dericco Memorial Scholarship Fund, your support is greatly appreciated.

Fallon Rotary
• Rotary Golf Tournament on Saturday, June 25: changed from June 7
• End of year party – Save the date for the evening of May 24
• Daily bread on the fourth Thursday of the month. May 26 and June 23
Upcoming speakers:
• May 17: Dean Heller for Governor NV’s campaign
• May 24: end of year party in the evening – no meeting at lunchtime
• May 31: DARK
• June 7: New Frontier treatment center with Josh Cabral
• June 14: Cuppiecakes with Codie Dennis
• June 21: Mel Foremaster with the Rotary Foundation
• June 28: Rotary discussions, leadership


Meningococcal vaccines
The Nevada Legislature has passed a NEW LAW – if your student is an incoming senior, they must have the meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine BEFORE they can start school in the fall. This means that every current Grade 11 student must have this vaccine before they can start Grade 12. This does not apply to any other rank.
Parents can get this vaccine (MCV4) at their doctor’s office, pharmacy or community health nurse (appointments with the community health nurse should be made in advance as hours are limited ). Once your child has received the vaccine, please notify CCHS School Nurse Adonna Crowley at [email protected] or call her at 775-423-2181 ext. 4124 with the date of administration of the vaccine. For more information, please contact Adonna or the school’s head nurse Stefanie Utz at 775-423-3463.

Kindergarten registration opens
It’s that time of year again! Kindergarten registration for the 2022-23 school year is open now. For more information or to register your child, visit: https://bit.ly/ChurchillCSDKindergartenRegistration
Pre-kindergarten applications are now available
Pre-K applications for 22-23 year olds at the Northside Early Learning Center are now being accepted! Applications can be found by following this link: https://bit.ly/ChurchillCSDPreKApplication
For more information visit https://northside.churchillcsd.com/
If you have any questions, please contact Northside Early Learning Center at 775-423-3463.


May vaccine and testing information
Churchill County continues to offer COVID vaccine and testing opportunities in May 2022 to anyone age five and older. Vaccines are offered at both the Miner’s Road Public Health Site and the William N. Pennington Life Center; testing is only offered at Miner’s Road.
Please check the calendar link above for offers on specific days in May, as the calendar varies from week to week. No service offered on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays, but all three vaccines (Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson) are available at all vaccination clinics.
Booster shots are available to anyone 16 and older who is five months away from their second dose of Pfizer or Moderna or two months away from the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Be sure to bring your vaccination record with you if you are looking for a dose beyond your first dose.
Although county public health does not have rapid tests to offer, residents can purchase their own and bring them to any testing clinic and county health staff will administer the test and certify the results. PCR tests currently take around five days to get results.


Second COVID booster dose
In accordance with Center for Disease Control guidance issued in late March 2022, Churchill County is now offering second COVID booster doses of Pfizer or Moderna vaccines for those ages 50 and older, as well as a second Pfizer vaccine booster for people aged 12 years. and older or the Moderna vaccine for people 18 and older with moderate to severe immunocompromised health conditions.
To be eligible for the second booster, you must have completed the primary three-dose vaccine series.
Based on emerging data, the CDC says a second booster dose may increase levels of protection for those at high risk.
Persons eligible to receive the recommended additional booster dose of mRNA (Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines) are:
• Certain immunocompromised people, including people 12 years and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and who are four months away from their first booster;
• People aged 50 and over who received an initial booster dose at least four months ago and who are not moderately or severely immunocompromised;
• Adults (18-49 years) who received a primary vaccine and a booster dose of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine at least four months ago.
All three vaccines are available at all vaccination clinics in Churchill County. Vaccines are offered at the Miner’s Road Public Health Site on Monday mornings, Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings and at the William N. Pennington Life Center on Wednesdays. Consult the complete program for April.


ESCC diploma
The CCHS graduation ceremony will take place on June 3 at 7 p.m. at the Edward Arciniega Sports Complex football field.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
Seniors must arrive at 6:00 p.m. to report to the auxiliary gymnasium with their caps and gowns (the school’s academic badges will then be issued to them).
Seniors will receive seven tickets each to sit on the pitch (there is no limit to the number of guests in the stands) provided all of their fees have been paid. Only students will receive the tickets and they will not be given to anyone else.
Seniors will receive two parking passes for family members. These passes will give them access to the student parking lot, the Lahontan Elementary School parking lot and the school’s soccer field parking lot. There will be additional parking (no pass required) on Miners Road (bus transportation to and from Miners Road will be provided 5:30-7:00 p.m. and 9:00-10:00 p.m.). There will also be golf carts to transport people from our parking lots to the course, if necessary.
Seniors will also receive a student parking pass so that they, and not their parents, can park in the staff parking lot. These passes will all be checked by staff.
Students will receive their official diploma after the ceremony. Staff will be in the Auxiliary Gym lobby to distribute diplomas and collect academic badges that need to be returned.
Grad Night follows graduation at the Coconut Bowl in Sparks.
There will be unlimited food, mini golf, laser tag, arcade games, a photobooth, bowling and go-karts!
Each senior who participates will receive a gift.
Students who have not received tickets should check with the school office.
After graduation, students will meet at the high school bus pick-up location near the math building. Buses will depart from High School at 10 p.m. and depart from the Coconut Bowl at 2 a.m.
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