Tonopah Elementary Ground Breaking

On Wednesday, May 29, 2024, the Nye County School District Board of Trustees and leadership met with school leaders, teachers, and community members to kick-off the construction of the new Tonopah Elementary School, scheduled to open in 2026.

Click for a video flyover of the future schoolClick the image above for a video flyover of the future Tonopah PreK-12 campus.

CLICK HERE to view the planned interior of a few of the rooms.

MC, Laura Weir opens the ceremonyPrincipal Melinda Jeffery speaksThe crowdCommissioner Bruce Jabor addresses the crowdEveryone with the shovelTime to make the dirt flyMore dirt flyingAnd more dirt flyingTrustee Leslie Campos speaks and reads a poemSuperintendent Joe Gent expresses his excitement for the new school.

The program for the groundbreaking