SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: ‘STEM-ing’ the tide toward high standards

Silver Dollars and Wooden Nickels is a weekly feature in the Appeal’s Opinion pages in which the Appeal gives Silver Dollars to those who deserve recognition and occasionally a Wooden Nickel to those who deserve criticism.

SILVER DOLLAR: To Carson Montessori School for being named as a Governor’s STEM school, one of 10 to be named in the state by Gov. Steve Sisolak.

SILVER DOLLAR: To Carson City’s Brian and Lily Reedy for receiving certificates of recognition from U.S. Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto and Jacky Rosen and Congressman Mark Amodei during the American Parkinson’s Disease Association Reno Information & Referral Center’s Parkinson Disease April Proclamation event.

SILVER DOLLAR: To the Nevada Builders Alliance for its continued work to restore the Bank Saloon, also known as Jack’s Bar.

SILVER DOLLAR: This past week has been National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. We salute all the dispatchers who keep us safe.


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