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Clever Minds Learning Center Truckee Big Life Video

Clever Minds Learning Center Clever Minds Learning Center

Clever Minds Learning Center Truckee Big Life Video

Clever Minds Learning Center

Clever Minds Learning Center opened its doors in June 2004 in downtown Truckee, California. Since then, they have assisted over 7,000 students in the area with their learning. Students in grades kindergarten through 12th attend Clever Minds Learning Center for a variety of reasons. They have students who need assistance with homework or study skills; require individualized reinforcement of classroom concepts; desire an opportunity to enrich their curriculum with challenging academic activities;

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Take a Summer Class at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee

Take a Summer Class at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee

Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee offers on-the-ground summer courses plus more than sixty classes that begin the week of Aug. 21. It is not too late to enroll in the one-month long summer session that takes place from June 26 through July 27, 2017. All of the on-campus summer classes listed below represent UC and CSU transferable units.

Ceramics I and II
Designed for students interested in working with clay,

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Five Ways Truckee Locals & Business Owners Can Benefit from Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee

Five Ways Truckee Locals & Business Owners Can Benefit from Sierra College Tahoe-Truckee

  1. RECRUIT: Discover qualified interns and employees

Students with diverse skills and career goals are enrolled at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee. Strong business, accounting, EMT, Mechatronics, Administration of Justice and early childhood education programs as well as transfer pathways translate to an educated group of local applicants to interview.

Straightforward opportunities exist for employers to connect with students and alumni. For example,

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Backcountry Skiing for Beginners

Backcountry Skiing for Beginners

Backcountry skiing and snowboarding is an amazing way to experience the out of doors in a totally new winter environment. Travelling on busy summer trails now quiet and covered with a blanket of fresh backcountry2-telepowSierra snow can transform a mundane path into a winter wonderland of tall drifts and smooth angles. Having a good time in the mountainous winter backcountry inevitably includes having the knowledge to keep you and your group safe.

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5 Reasons to Take an Avalanche Class

5 Reasons to Take an Avalanche Class

 

avy6-tahoebackcountry-croppedAvalanche danger is the biggest threat to safety when entering the backcountry, but thankfully taking an avalanche class is the easiest way to learn about mitigating risk to pursue your backcountry missions. There are truly dozens of reasons why you should take an avy class, but we’ll boil it down to five important ones!

1. Know Before You Go
Knowledge is key in the world of backcountry skiing.

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High Quality Schools for a Global Economy

High Quality Schools for a Global Economy

From preschool through college education, Truckee offers high-quality schools where students learn to succeed in a global economy while enjoying activities that they love, and life outdoors. There are a large variety of educational choices in the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District (TTUSD) that are strongly supported by our community while sending graduates to prestigious colleges every fall.

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Within TTUSD,

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