Back-to-School Orientation

Back-to-School Orientation and Sneak Preview Information
Posted on 08/02/2021
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With the first day of school (K-12) fast approaching, August 16, Carson City School District wants all students and parents to be aware of some important back-to-school information and event dates this year. Pre-K to begin classes Monday, Aug. 23.

Carson High School (CHS), 1111 North Saliman Road, (775) 283-1600, Mr. Bob Chambers, Principal, 7:40 a.m. to 2:05 p.m.

Carson High School will host “Senator Kick-Off” Monday, August 9, meet outside the North Entrance:

  • Seniors 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Juniors 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
  • Sophomores 12:00 noon – 1:00 p.m.

CHS Senator Kick-Off and Parking Distribution

  • Students must have updates in Infinite Campus completed
  • Parking Permits $20.00 (requires payment + application)
  • Cash or check payments – complete the form, attach payment and turn in at Senator Kick-Off or at the CHS Finance Office when school resumes

If parents have updated their student's information in Infinite Campus, students will be able to pick up their class schedule, check out a Chromebook and purchase a parking space. They will also be able purchase a Student Body Card (SBC) sticker (required for all extra-curricular activities – free entry into home games and discounted dance tickets), pre-order yearbooks, etc. Login to the Infinite Campus Parent Portal to review and update student/family information. Contact Lavon Sollberger at [email protected] or (775) 283-1838 for additional assistance.

CHS Freshman/New Student Orientation will be held Tuesday, August 10, 8:00 – 12:00 p.m., meeting outside the North Entrance. All parents must update their student’s Infinite Campus information, which includes annual permission and consent forms. Parents will not be allowed to accompany students to freshman orientation. The orientation will allow students to receive their schedule, Chromebook, take a mini tour of the school and listen to a short message from administration. CHS requests that students arrive a few minutes before their scheduled start time and be prepared to be there for one hour.

  • Last Names A-D: 8:00 a.m.
  • Last Names E-K: 9:00 a.m.
  • Last Names L-Q: 10:00 a.m.
  • Last Names R-Z: 11:00 a.m.

If for some reason students are unable to attend at their scheduled time slot, please contact Shanell Cavener at [email protected], to schedule a time that works best. Updated information about orientation will be posted on Go to for a virtual welcome to CHS and links to helpful information.

  • P.E. Uniforms $25.00
  • Student Body Card Stickers $25.00
  • Parking Permits $20.00
  • Yearbooks $85.00

Student Pictures - Student pictures will be taken on Tuesday, September 1 and Wednesday, September 2; additional information will be sent home with students.

Carson Middle School, 1140 West King St., (775) 283-2800, Mr. Dan Sadler, Principal, 7:45 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.

Carson Middle School (CMS) “Back-to-School Sneak Preview” at Carson Middle School.

  • 6th Grade: Wednesday, August 11, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • 7th and 8th Grade: Thursday, August 12, 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Students must be accompanied by a parent. All parents must update their student’s Infinite Campus information, which includes annual permission and consent forms; i.e., computer usage, field trips, etc., in order to receive a schedule. Computers and assistance will be available during the “Sneak Preview” for any parent that has not registered or completed their update. There will be a variety of information stations: student schedules, lockers, transportation and sports. Items available for purchase include yearbooks and CMS PTA membership.

Eagle Valley Middle School, 4151 East Fifth Street, (775) 283-2600, Dr. Lee Conley, Principal, 7:45 a.m. to 2:25 p.m.

Eagle Valley Middle School “Back-to-School Bootcamp” in the main Gym, main entrance.

  • 6th Grade: Thursday, August 12, 3:00-4:30 p.m.
  • 7th and 8th Grade: Thursday, August 12, 4:30-6:00 p.m.

The purpose is to distribute student schedules, pick-up Chromebooks, pay for PE clothes, gather information about school sports and other activities and pay any applicable fees. Make sure Infinite Campus updates are completed prior to attending. There will be NO assistance available for updates. If updates are not completed prior to attending, schedules will not be available. If assistance is needed, call 283-2600. Upper basketball court area will be available for overflow parking, if necessary.

Other important districtwide Back-To-School dates to calendar include the following. Please note dates and times are subject to change.

  • Aug. 13: Seeliger Elementary School Kindergarten Meet & Greet, 2:00 p.m.
  • Aug. 13: Empire Elementary School Meet & Greet, 3:00 – 4:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 13: Bordewich Bray Elementary School Meet & Greet/ Back-to-School Night, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 13: Fremont Elementary School Back-To-School Open House and PTA Ice Cream Social, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 13: Fritsch Elementary School Back-to-School PTA Ice Cream Social, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 19: Seeliger Elementary School Open House, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Aug. 26: Empire Elementary School Back-to-School Night, 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Aug. 26: Mark Twain Elementary School Back-To-School, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 13: Carson High School Open House, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Sept. 15: Pioneer Academy (1-12) Open House/Parent Night, 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sept. 16: Carson Middle School Open House, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
  • Sept. 23: Fritsch Elementary School Open House/Parent Night, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.