On Jan 13, 2015 the Incline Elementary School 3rd Graders launched a weather balloon 105,000ft into the atmosphere with the help of Space Science for Schools. Check out the awesome footage we got using a donated GoPro of the Lake Tahoe area!
The Parasol AmeriCorps members teamed up with the students at IES for a 2 day service project that resulted in beautiful outdoor learning spaces! Thanks to everyone who participated and thank you to the following organizations for your donations: Lake of the Sky Garden Club, Village Ace Hardware, Home Depot – Carson City, High Sierra Gardens, F.W. Carson, I.V. Coffee Lab, Tahoe Institute for Natural Science, Tahoe Rim Trail Association, and IVGID.
We kicked off a great week of Earth Day events with a community hike on the Tunnel Creek trail! Visiting traveling trainers from Leave No Trace joined in on the fun and set up a booth at the start of the hike to help educate community members on the 7 Leave No Trace principles. We [...]
2nd graders from Incline Elementary School created “John C. Skimont”, their entry in the 13th Annual Dummy Downhill Event held at Diamond Peak on April 7th. Students designed and helped build “Skimont” in engineering class and Diamond Peak generously provided lift tickets, rentals and lessons to reward their hard work. The “Skimont” dummy took overall best entry, skiing a perfect line down Showoff Run and then sticking the landing which brought cheers from the crowd. See Skimont’s perfect run in the video below. Special thanks from IES to Diamond Peak for hosting this great community event.