Marvin Moss Elementary School History

School Name History:
A graduate of Sparks High School and the University of Nevada who attained the rank of
Colonel in the Army Reserve, Marvin L. Moss served the students of Washoe County
from 1955 to 1990 as a teacher, principal, Director of Curriculum, Associate Superintendent, and Superintendent. He was a life member of the Nevada Parent Teacher Association, recipient of the Distinguished Service Award for Education in Nevada and was named Educator of the Year. Students and student success were his primary
concerns.
Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Bill Bowden Kevin R. Christensen
Doranna D. Goodnight Douglas R. Hill
Robert F. Kirchner J. Kay Loudon
Judith Moss Virginia S. Palmer
Lezlie N. Porter Edward Van Gorder
Robert G. Whittemore Michael A. Wright

Superintendent of Schools at time of construction:
Mary Nebgen
Opening Date: 1992
Architect: Sheehan Van Woert Architects
Contractor: Clark and Sullivan Constructors
Construction Cost: $4,699,692
Square Footage: 57,788
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1992, AL 5992
First Principal: Jacquelyn Berrum
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with interior circulation corridors, library, multipurpose room/cafeteria and classrooms for K-6.