• Students Designing for Students

    The upward stretching palms of a half-dozen or so seventh and eighth graders at High Desert Montessori School (HDMS) were reaching tall, patiently...

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  • Nevada State Board of Education Awards HDMS Nevada's First Green Ribbon School Award

    April 27th, the Nevada State Board of Education presented Tammie Stockton, High Desert Montessori School Principal with Nevada's first Green...

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  • EcoStudents Expands!

    Now in it's second school year, the EcoStudents program has expanded to the 7th, 8th and 9th grades. The Sustainability Curriculum has also been...

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  • Washoe County Commissioners Support EcoStudents

    The Washoe County Board of Commissioners have passed a proclamation supporting the EcoStudents program.

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  • EcoStudents Launch Social Media Campaign

    HDMS' EcoStudents Launch Social Media Campaign.

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  • Marisa Cooper Recieves Educator Award, HDMS' LEED Certification Featured on Channel 4

    At their February 4th Awards Ceremony, the Nevada Chapter of the United States Green Building Council presented Marisa Cooper with their Educator...

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  • EcoStudents And Aloiau Architecture Design Three Story Building

    High Desert Montessori's first LEED Certification project is the renovation of an empty three story building.

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  • Outdoor Learning Landmark Reached

    Over the summer Sustainable Nevada worked with High Desert Montessori to purchase the empty 1.8-acre lot between the school's Silverado and Orvada...

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  • High Desert Montessori School Lunch Program Goes Local and Organic

    High Desert Montessori School Principal Tammie Stockton was in grade school in the 1980's. She remembers what school-provided lunches, used to be...

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  • Building a Green Campus

    High Desert Montessori and Sustainable Nevada are working together to LEED certify the school's campus.

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  • Support the EcoStudents' New Outdoor Learning Environment

    Over the summer, Sustainable Nevada helped High Desert Montessori purchase a piece of land between two of the school's buildings for a new outdoor...

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  • Sustainability In The Living World: Outdoor Learning Environments

    Outdoor learning environments are a critical component of our EcoStudents program.

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