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St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy COVID-19 Reopening Plan
St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy COVID-19 Reopening Plan

St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy COVID-19 Outbreak Response Plan Updated September 8, 2020   On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared a Global Pandemic due to the spread of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) which causes…

Our Heritage and Mission
Our Heritage and Mission

Our Heritage A cross,  a wooden deck and the call to teach by   F A T H E R    P A U L    Z U N I G A I nspired by the life and example of Father…

New Extracurricular Activities for the 2020-2021 School Year!
New Extracurricular Activities for the 2020-2021 School Year!

Announcing Our New Extracurricular Activities for the 2020-2021 School Year: Piano, Voice and Equine! By: Jennifer Shlicoff-Holsworth/ Administrator July 15, 2020   We are excited to announce the inauguration of extracurricular activities at St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy! This is a…

St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy is now Digital!
St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy is now Digital!

St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy is now Digital! As of Monday, March 16, Governor Sisolak ordered all Nevada schools (public, charter, and private) to close. This difficult decision was made to help curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Our…

Building Update for Our Kenya Sister School!
Building Update for Our Kenya Sister School!

Building Update February 6, 2020 For immediate release: Last spring, St. Nicholas Orthodox School in Kamarich Village, Nandi, Kenya purchased an additional 2 acres of land very close to the existing school and St. Nicodemos Orthodox Church.  A local architect…

Archbishop Makarios Visited Our Sister School-St. Nicholas Orthodox School, Kenya!
Archbishop Makarios Visited Our Sister School-St. Nicholas Orthodox School, Kenya!

Archbishop Makarios Visited Our Sister School-St. Nicholas Orthodox School, Nandi, Kenya! His Eminence Archbishop Makarios Tillyrides, Metropolitan of Nairobi and Exarch of All Kenya, has taken an interest in St. Nicholas Orthodox School in Kamarich Village, Nandi Province.  He has…

Thursday Liturgy and Blessing of The Waters!
Thursday Liturgy and Blessing of The Waters!

  Thursday Liturgy and Blessing of The Waters! January 9, 2020 This morning, January 9th, Father Paul served our usual Thursday Liturgy in honor of St. Nicholas, our patron Saint. He then did a “Blessing of the Waters,” after which…

Create a Safe Foaling Stall- Biology 2 Class
Create a Safe Foaling Stall- Biology 2 Class

Create a Safe Foaling Stall By: Ms. Jennifer Shlicoff-Holsworth, Field Biology 2 Teacher November 4, 2019 Take time now to prepare your mare’s foaling stall and give her at least three weeks to adjust to her new surroundings. An early…

Salmon Spawning Field Trip to Taylor Creek
Salmon Spawning Field Trip to Taylor Creek

  Field Trip to Taylor Creek 10/25/2019 On October 7th, our teacher’s took our amazing students on a field trip to Taylor Creek to learn and see salmon spawning. The students even were able to see bears! The students learned…

New Exciting Biology 2 Class focused on Equine Biology
New Exciting Biology 2 Class focused on Equine Biology

St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy Has a New Biology Class! October 31, 2019 This year our high school students get to enjoy a one-year-long Biology 2 course that is focused on equine biology! Our 2 new mini horses have been great…

Field Trip to St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church!
Field Trip to St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church!

October 24, 2019 Father Stephen invited our older students to St. Anthony Greek Orthodox Church on October 15th and 16th, to assist with a funeral for a beloved parishioner on each of those days. Thanks to Father Paul’s Psaltic Arts…

Beautification of the Academy
Beautification of the Academy

St Nicholas Orthodox Academy is buzzing with workers! Our new parking lot is nearly complete, with lovely pavers instead of the old cracked concrete. The exteriors of all our buildings are getting a fresh coat of paint. It is exciting…

Visit from Metropolitan Ilia Katre of Philomelion
Visit from Metropolitan Ilia Katre of Philomelion

Visit from Metropolitan Ilia Katre of Philomelion! June 18, 2018 St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy is affiliated with Metropolitan Ilia Katre of Philomelion, Bishop of the Albanian Orthodox Diocese of America. The Albanian Diocese is directly under the jurisdiction of the…

Virginia City Fieldtrip
Virginia City Fieldtrip

June 15, 2018 Our students and staff traveled to Virginia City for the day today. Virginia City is an old mining town in the mountains outside of Reno which has been restored and turned into a local attraction. We did…

We can accept boarding students for the 2018-2019 school year!
We can accept boarding students for the 2018-2019 school year!

Out-of-area students can now receive an education at St. Nicholas Orthodox Academy! We have limited availability to accept out-of-area boarding students for the 2018-2019 school year. Our space for boarding students is limited, so please call Barbara, our Executive Director…

Weekly Liturgies in honor of St. Nicholas
Weekly Liturgies in honor of St. Nicholas

You are cordially invited to join us on Thursday mornings at 9:00 a.m. during the school year, as we celebrate Divine Liturgy in honor of our patron saint, St. Nicholas the Wonderworker of Myra and Lycia. Our students are active…

Housing available on our campus!
Housing available on our campus!

We are in the process of remodeling the houses on our campus, and they will be available for lease to Academy staff and other Orthodox people who would enjoy living in our village. Please call Barbara, our Executive Director, at…

We have moved!
We have moved!

We have moved into our new location! Our new campus is just south of Reno, on a beautiful 14 acres that includes seven buildings. During Phase 1 remodeling, we have remodeled enough of the largest building to accommodate our current…

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