Douglas High Grad Joe Girdner Takes The Reins As New Principal

by Joey Crandall, joey@carsonvalleytimes.com · 5 min read MINDEN, Nev. — It’s been 25 years since Joe Girdner walked the halls of Douglas High School as a student. “Honestly, there’s not a lot that has changed,” he said, sitting in the school’s conference room during his first official day on campus as Douglas High’s new principal last week. Granted, the campus has gone several major physical … Continue reading Douglas High Grad Joe Girdner Takes The Reins As New Principal

Boys Tennis: Douglas High Offseason Conditioning Begins Aug. 1

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas High boys tennis program is preparing for the 2017 season. Voluntary conditioning sessions will be Aug. 1 and Aug. 3 from 8 to 10 a.m. and Aug.7-11 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. at the high school. Mandatory trials will be Saturday, August 12 from 3 to 5 p.m. Mandatory regular practices begin Monday, Aug. … Continue reading Boys Tennis: Douglas High Offseason Conditioning Begins Aug. 1

Ethan Petite Named 2017 Nevada History Teacher Of The Year

Courtesy of Douglas High School · 2 min read MINDEN, Nev. — Ethan Petite, a social studies teacher at Douglas High School, has been named the 2017 Nevada History Teacher of the Year, an award presented annually by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the nation’s leading organization dedicated to K-12 American history education. Inaugurated in 2004, the History Teacher of the Year Award highlights … Continue reading Ethan Petite Named 2017 Nevada History Teacher Of The Year

Girls Tennis: Douglas High School Offseason Conditioning Starts July 13

Staff Reports · 1 min read MINDEN, Nev. — The Douglas High School girls tennis team will hold voluntary offseason conditioning workouts beginning July 13 (5 to 7:30 p.m.). Workouts will continue Thursdays and Fridays through July varying between 8-10 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Sessions are also scheduled Tuesday July 25 and August 1 and the full week of Aug. 7-11 leading up to team tryouts. … Continue reading Girls Tennis: Douglas High School Offseason Conditioning Starts July 13

Douglas High School Graduates Head To Orlando For International HOSA Competition

Special To The Carson Valley Times · 1 min read  MINDEN, Nev. — Recent Douglas High graduates Allison Dodd and Kaitlyn Palaroan will be headed to Orlando Florida to compete at the international level for HOSA — Future Health Care Professionals this summer. Allison and Kaitlyn have participated in the biomedical program at Douglas High School for the past three years. The program includes coursework to … Continue reading Douglas High School Graduates Head To Orlando For International HOSA Competition