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Carson High Educational Branch

Carson High SenatorsThe Carson High School educational branch, a 250-square-foot branch located inside the high school, opened in 1996. It is designed to give students the opportunity to receive real-world job experience, earn class credit, and learn about managing money.

The students who work inside the educational branch first participate in a banking class and undergo two weeks of training at Greater Nevada. Many of the students who have worked at the educational branch have gone on to careers at Greater Nevada Credit Union and other financial institutions in Northern Nevada.

The branch is open during the school year from 8:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Monday through Friday during the school year and is available to all Greater Nevada members for conducting transactions, opening new accounts, or obtaining financial information.

The Senator Debit Card!

Carson High GNCU Debit CardThe Senator debit card was designed by Carson High School students exclusively for Carson High School students. This card was the winner of our debit card design contest, the collaborative efforts of our top three student entries.

For information about how to get this card, visit the Carson High Educational Branch, or contact us. Make sure you check out the Rock account for students while you're at it. With a reduced service charge, and rewards such as iTunes®, Amazon and Google Play™ credits® and ATM fee refunds, this account is the perfect fit for those starting out their financial lives.

Beyond the Branch

In addition to the financial education and work experience provided to students at the Carson High branch, Greater Nevada supports many of the school’s programs and events through sponsorships, fundraising, contests and volunteerism. Those include: 
Fundraising for the CHS Band
  • Various athletic programs such as football, baseball, basketball, soccer, volleyball as well as cheer.
  • Arts and educational programs including choir, culinary, green house, business and band.
  • Student events such as Career Expo, Big Blue Welcome, Safe Grad, Senior Projects, and Prom.
  • And more!

Financial Education Video Series

In taking the banking internship class, the students decided to take what they have learned along with what they hear other students asking about, to create a web series of financial education videos. 

Watch these short videos to learn about various financial topics. 

CHS Banking Internship Class 2016-2017

Basics of Banking

CHS Banking Internship Class of 2015-2016

Building Good Credit

Wants Vs Needs

Building Your Savings

Age to Obtain a Loan