Students across the state are gearing up for their return to school as registration dates, orientation and screenings are looming. Below, readers will find a list of important upcoming dates for each county’s school district. 

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Humboldt County

First day of school is Monday, Aug. 22. Early release days are every Wednesday. Check with your student’s school for  those specific release times.



Lowry High School

Registration for the 2022-23 school year:

(All parents are encouraged to attend with your children) 

• Monday, Aug. 8 - Seniors 9 a.m. to noon 

• Tuesday, Aug. 9 - Juniors 9 a.m. to noon 

• Wednesday, Aug. 10 - Sophomores 9 a.m. to noon 

• Thursday, Aug. 11 - Freshmen 9 a.m. to noon 

• Friday, Aug. 12 - Makeup/New Students 9 a.m. to noon



Winnemucca Junior High School

Open House: Aug. 16, 17 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.



McDermitt Combined School

Barbecue, Back to School Meet & Greet: Aug. 18, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. 



French Ford Middle School

Meet the Teacher: Aug. 18, 4 p.m. – 5 p.m. 

Open House (fifth grade): Sept. 30, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

Open House (sixth grade): Sept. 31, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 



Grass Valley 

Elementary School

Open House: Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 

Kindergarten Registration: Must be 5 years old before on or before Aug. 21; registration can be done online or in person at the school. Child will need birth certificate, immunization record and proof of address (utility bill). 

Kindergarten screening will be on Aug. 10 & 11 where state assessments will be administered and will determine placement. Call the school at (775) 623-8150 for more information or to schedule an appointment. 



Sonoma Heights 

Elementary School

Open House: Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 



Winnemucca 

Grammar School

Open House: Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. 



Paradise Valley School

Open House: Sept. 7, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 



Denio School

Open House: Sept. 6, 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. 

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Lander County

First day of school is Aug. 24

School hours will be 8 a.m.- 3 p.m. Monday-Thursday

Registration is open for the entire district. 



Battle Mountain 

Elementary School

Kinder Round up: Aug. 15 -18 from 8 a.m.— 11:45 a.m. 

Open House: Aug. 22, 5:30 p.m.



Eleanor Lemaire Junior High 

Open House: Aug. 22-TBD



Battle Mountain High School

Fee Night: Aug. 15- Freshmen and families with multiple students

Fee Night: Aug. 16- all other grades

Open House: Aug. 30, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. 

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Pershing County

Pershing County School District officials did not respond to requests for information.