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Rural Schools Get Sun Smart Visitors
Students in rural communities across northern Nevada this month got an extra dose of sunshine—in the form of Sun Smart Schools. The students…
Sun Smart Schools classroom presentation
Assemblies, classroom presentations a fun part of Sun Smart Schools
School districts in Nevada are required to have a sun safety policy, and for many of them, that includes participating in the Sun Smart Schools…
Shade structure over a playground
NCC Pilots Shade Structure Grant Program
Sun Smart Schools has made strides throughout its more than eight years of programming and continues to do so, now with the pilot of a shade…
Grassroots Success: PTO plants trees at Mamie Towles Elementary School
While advocating for personal sun safety and sunscreen use has been a core of NCC’s Sun Smart Schools program, we’ve also encouraged environmental…
father and toddler on the beach practicing sun safety
Learn About UV Radiation During July Awareness Month
UV safety takes on a whole new urgency in the summertime as many more people head outdoors to enjoy time at the beach, around the pool, enjoying the…
Shane Gilligan
Inspired by Loss, Elko P.E. Teacher Models the Importance of Sun Safety
When you’re a 13-year-old boy, and the father you idolize – a man who’d been a lifelong athlete and All-American high school football and basketball…
Anita Savell at Sun Smart Outreach Event
The key to prevention: Education
Sometimes it seems like sun safety is a bit like flossing: you have to be reminded every six months or so when you’re younger, and when you’re older…
Kelly Mitchell_June
Sparks Athletic Director Seized Sun Smart Partnership Opportunity
Dilworth Middle School Athletic Director Kelly Mitchell is a sun safety warrior. This melanoma, basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma survivor…
Sun Smart Schools Vies for 'A Community Thrives' Grant
We've thrown our wide-brimmed hat into the ring for the Gannett Foundation's 'A Community Thrives' program for a chance to win a $25,000 fan favorite…
Fernley Elementary
Sun Smart Schools Wraps a Successful 2017
Sun Smart Schools, NCC's signature skin cancer prevention program for Nevada's students, kicked off its second year of programming in the 2016-17…