Towles

Front of Towles School

Architect: Means & Gribben
Contractor: Hardesty and Son
Construction Cost: $466,955
Square Footage: 32,748
Cornerstone Dates: AD 1965, AL 5965
First Principal: Russell Rhodig
Physical Building Description:
Cinder block, single story construction with multiple classroom buildings, exterior
circulation, a multipurpose room/cafeteria and classrooms for grades K-6.


  • Mamie Towles Elementary School History - School Name History: Mamie Towles (1898-1961) was an outstanding teacher at Mt. Rose Elementary School from 1920 until 1935. She became Principal at Mt. Rose Elementary School in 1935 and served in that position until 1960. Washoe County School District Board of Trustees: Brent G. Abbott Vern Cartwright Elizabeth Cassard Lloyd Diedrichsen Lawrence Mellott William […]