Spanish Springs High School History

Spanish Springs refers to the school’s geographic location in the Spanish Springs Valley north of Sparks. The valley draws its name from an early group of Mexican settlers who first lived in the area.
First Graduating Class: 2003
Washoe County School District Board of Trustees:
Dan Carne Marilyn Fendelander
Nancy Hollinger Anne Loring
Lezlie Porter Jonnie Pullman
Jody Ruggiero
Superintendent of Schools (at time of construction):
James L. Hager
Opening Date: 2001 (August)
Architect: The Moore Collaborative (FYSO, Inc.)
Contractor: Clark & Sullivan Constructors
Construction Cost: $32,540,747
Square Footage: 259,288
Cornerstone Dates: AD 2003, AL 6003
First Principal: Ross Gregory
Physical Building Description: Cinder block, two-story, construction with interior circulation corridors, and exterior courtyard, two gymnasiums, a theater, a library, a cafeteria, and lab/shop rooms, in addition to general purpose classrooms.