Community Invited to Review Health & Sexuality Education Curriculum
The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Sexuality, Health, and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Committee has developed a new proposed S.H.A.R.E. curriculum for grades 4 through 8.
From the Washoe County School District:
The Washoe County School District (WCSD) Sexuality, Health, and Responsibility Education (S.H.A.R.E.) Committee has developed a new proposed S.H.A.R.E. curriculum for grades 4 through 8. As part of the curriculum development process, the committee is soliciting public input prior to providing recommendations to the WCSD Board of Trustees.
The proposed S.H.A.R.E. curriculum materials will be available for public viewing and comment at the following locations between the hours of 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the following dates:
Tuesday, Feb. 21:
Mendive Middle School
1900 Whitewood Dr., Sparks
Thursday, Feb. 23
Clayton Middle School
1295 Wyoming Ave., Reno
Monday, Feb. 27
Pine Middle School
4800 Neil Road, Reno
Wednesday, March 1
Swope Middle School
901 Keele Dr., Reno
Thursday, March 2
O’Brien Middle School
10500 Stead Blvd., Reno
An evaluation form will be available for leaving comments or concerns.
In addition, the proposed curriculum materials are available online at http://www.washoeschools.net/Page/6331 where they can be viewed in their entirety. There is also an evaluation form posted on the website for your convenience.
“The Washoe County School District will afford parents/guardians and other members of the community an opportunity to review the proposed curriculum prior to submission to the Board of Trustees,” said Russell Hunter, WCSD S.H.A.R.E. program coordinator. “The S.H.A.R.E. Advisory Committee values the input from the upcoming community forums, and we look forward to meeting with our families and our community to discuss this curriculum.”
From the Washoe County School District