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Zephyr Cove Elementary School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    MyON Reading

    The Nevada Department of Education is offering this free reading program for students in PK-12 for the summer.

    Here's a video explaining the program.

    Here's a flyer with directions on how to access this program.

    Zephyr Cove Elementary School 

    School Hours


    Hours: 8:45 AM - 3:18 PM 
    Breakfast: 8:35-8:45 AM
    Due to staffing issues, there is no before school recess time, students are to report to classrooms upon arrival.  Please do not drop off your students prior to 8:35am due to lack of supervision.

    Early Out Days (select Mondays on calendar)  8:45am-1:50pm

    Minimum Day (12/4 & 6/17) 8:45am - 12:45pm

    90 Minute Delayed Start (due to weather) 10:15 AM - 3:10 PM (Buses will run 90 minutes late on these days.)

    Welcome Back Mighty Cubs! 
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    Our Mission

    Every student, Every lesson, Every day.

    • Intimate, small school setting
    • Highly Qualified Teachers
    • Differentiated Instruction
    • Gifted & Talented Instruction
    • Music, Art, PE, STEAM programs
    • Reading Specialist, Reading Interventionist, ELL Specialist, Resource Specialist
    • Tahoe Place-Based Education: Science curriculum aligned to NGSS and adapted to each grade level with hands-on inquiry based instruction and escorted field trips designed to teach preservation and stewardship of Lake Tahoe
    • Active and supportive Parent Club
    School Master Calendar
    2020-2021 Updates

    Parent Club Meeting


    Mark you calendar for Nov 16 at 5:15pm for the November Parent Club meeting.

    This is a virtual meeting - 

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    Meeting ID: 775 586 1610
    Passcode: cubby
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    FUNdraiser at Casey's


    Casey's is having a FUNdraiser for ZCES on Wed, Nov 11.  Casey's is going to be giving 10% of sales back to ZCES Parent Club.  So, take some time to honor Veterans and stop in to support ZCES at Casey's on Wed!

    Spirit Days on Fridays


    Students are invited to dress up for Fridays based on the Spirit Day.  Friday, Nov 9th is ZCES Gear, Friday, Nov 16th is Patriotic Gear and Friday, Nov 20th is Western Gear.


    ZCES wear is available for purchase in the office.

    COVID Parent Commitment
    Parent Commitment for students and staff safety.
    DCSD Parent Daily Screener
    Please use this daily screener to keep our school healthy.


    At ZCES, 6th grade students can participate in the Middle School Sports Programs at Whittell High School.  The sports are as follows:

    Cross Country 

    Girls Basketball

    Boys Basketball

    Girls Volleyball 

    Track & Field 

    Please contact the school for more information regarding these programs.