Thank you to NV Energy for partnering with us on their Solar Rebate Program. In 2011, we received a rebate of $374,749 to offset the cost of the solar panel installation at our Orovada Campus. In 2014, we received an additional rebate of $600,592 to offset the cost of the solar panel installation at our Silverada Campus. That’s a total of $975,341! Thank you for helping our school to make huge strides in our efforts to be environmentally friendly!
We’re grateful to the Washoe County School District, who has been our sponsoring agent since the inception of our charter school. We appreciate the support you provide to our school in so many different ways!
We’re thankful for the ongoing support of the HDMS PTO. Our PTO regularly provides grants for Montessori Teacher Training, Montessori Classroom Materials, Staff Appreciation Gifts, and most recently, a 3D tour of our newly remodeled Silverada 1-story Campus. We appreciate your ongoing fundraising and support!
We’re grateful to Car Loans Inc. for donating a 14 passenger van to our school. The donation of this van has enabled our students to get out and about in the community, take onsite Creative Expression classes, and go on countless “going out” field trips.
We’re grateful for our partnership with Kids on Big Rigs community event, which donates a portion of it’s proceeds each year in exchange for volunteer staffing from the HDMS community. Kids on Big Rigs is our largest PTO fundraiser each year!
Our thanks to the Northtowne Home Depot for gifting us five gorgeous picnic tables, several benches for our outdoor areas, and shade structures for our new water bottle filling stations. We’re grateful to Home Depot Corporate for granting us their Community Impact Grant, which covered all of the needed supplies, and for the employees at the Northtowne store for volunteering their time and efforts in building the benches and tables.
Thanks to Tesla for providing a multi-year Robotics grant to get our FIRST Lego League Robotics program up and running! This generous grant included a robot, building accessories, a practice table and registration
fees for our students. FIRST LEGO League introduces science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to children through fun, exciting hands-on learning.
Thanks to Great Full Gardens for their generous donation of a green house to our school. The addition of this greenhouse enables our gardening programs to be extended throughout the school year!
Thanks to Coconut Bowl, who offers HDMS Adolescent students a discounted rate on bowling during school hours. This allows students in Creative Expression Classes a fun and unique experience.
We’re grateful for to the Reno Bike Project for partnering with our Adolescent program each year to provide Biking Creative Expression Classes. Each year they provide a fun and healthy option for our Adolescent Students. Participants in the class are gifted a shirt, water bottle and helmet and enjoy top notch instruction and the use of high quality bicycles. These students develop skills and confidence in bike handling, legal road cycling, route mapping, healthy habits, and beyond! Thank you Reno Bike Project!
Thanks to North Peak Climbing and Fitness Center who offers HDMS students a discounted rate on climbing during school hours. This allows students in P.E. and Creative Expression Classes a fun and unique P.E. experience, while promoting physical and mental strength, confidence, strength and focus.
Thanks to the Nevada Wildlife Record Book for their ongoing support of the HDMS Archery program. The NWRB granted funds for our initial equipment purchase, as well as funds to subsidize range fees from 2020-2022 during the HDMS renovation and expansion project. Without their generous support, our Archery program could not have continued. Thank you NWRB!
Thanks to Nevada Bighorns Unlimited for subsidizing range fees for the HDMS Archery program for the 2019-2020 school year. Without their generous support, our Archery program could not have continued. Thank you NBU!
Thank you to High Desert Archery Range for providing discounted rates for both our Adolescent Creative Expression Archery students and our after school Upper El Archery students for several years during the building renovation. Thank you for providing a space for our archers to practice and compete!
We’re grateful to the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation for helping to improve our outdoor spaces. HDMS was the recipient of two Schoolyard Habitat grants totaling $8620 which supplied native plants used to beautify and landscape our outdoor spaces.