Meet the Board Members

25 days ago

All members of the Esmeralda County School District Board of Trustees are in the process of completing a minimum of six hours of professional development as required by NRS Chapter 386 (AB451).  
Trisha Hafer

Carl Brownfield

Board President

Carl Brownfield

Paul Melendrez

Board Vice-President

Anna Pacheco

Anna Pacheco


J. Paul Melendrez

Marlayna Payne


Fred Hartman

Trinie Johnson


Dr. M. Neil Terhune

James D. Fossett


Mary Ann Horton, District Board / Admin. Support
PO Box 129, Dyer, NV 89013
Office 775-572-3250; Fax 775-572-3310

Winifred L. Sanderson, District Board / Admin. Support
PO Box 129, Dyer, NV 89013
Office 775-572-3250; Fax 775-572-3310

Melinda Melendrez

By Winifred Sanderson


25 days ago

Esmeralda County School District

James D. Fossett, Superintendent, EsCSD

Physical Address 
Goldfield:  5th & Ramsey, Goldfield, NV 89013
Dyer:  MM 11 Hwy 264, Dyer, NV 89010
Mailing Address:  P.O. Box 129
Dyer, Nevada 89010
Goldfield Office 775-485-6382
Goldfield Fax 775-485-3511
Dyer Office 775-572-3250
Dyer Office Fax 775-572-3310

*A translated copy of this document will be made available upon request by calling 775-572-3250. 

* Una copia traducida de este documento estará disponible a pedido llamando al 775-572-3250.

Superintendent’s Board Report for May 2024

James D. Fossett, Superintendent

Important Dates:

  • Goldfield/Silver Peak -Spring Program/Awards Night May 15th - 6:00 PM
  • Dyer -Spring Program/Awards Night May 23th - 6:00 PM
  • Memorial Day May 27th  - Monday No School
  • Mustang Round Up May 28th -Silver Peak Elementary
  • School Board Meeting May 28th     - Dyer 5:00 PM
  • Goldfield VHS Graduation May 29th -Goldfield 6:00 PM
  • Goldfield Graduation May 29th - Goldfield 6:30 PM
  • Dyer Graduation (PK, K, 8, VHS) May 30th     - Dyer 5:30 PM
  • Last Day of School May 30th     - Summer Break
  • Superintendents’ Academy June 10th-11th -Lake Tahoe 
  • Goldfield/Silver Peak Summer School June 10th-20th -8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • Dyer Summer School June 17th-27th -8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

General Comments: We had a great track meet again this year in Dyer. The whole district showed up with almost as many parents as we had students! We are so grateful for all the community support and special thanks to all the staff members who showed up, and worked hard. The 8th grade trip was a big success with many happy students returning tired but happy. There is a lot going on this month. Check the dates above for the events happening in your community.

PLC/Safety Committee: The focus this month was school/student safety through better mental health and greater awareness on the part of all staff members about at-risk behaviors. We have also found a suitable vape detection system that will be installed this summer in our schools. 

District Facilities and Bus Update: EsCSD has purchased 2019 buses for Dyer School. They are beautiful, new looking, and a big improvement on our older buses. Goldfield is next up with a bus purchase planned for this summer.

Superintendent: This has been an amazing year of progress, hard work, and success. Students and teachers have done an outstanding job and deserve this summer break! See the calendar dates above for the summer school scheduled in your area and remember, a book a week is a great way to spend your summer!