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Lunch with the Principal at FLME is the BEST!
3rd graders at FLME love art!
Lunch is fun at FLME!
Photo courtesy of Jerry at Durango Herald of the afterschool Powerhouse library program at FLME
FLME 1st graders help each other!
3rd and 4th graders at FLME enjoy art.
FLME students are rewarded for being responsible, observant, courteous, kind and safe!
Kindergarteners at FLME love it when the scooters come out.
FLME 2nd grader wins Principal for a day!
P.E. is for everyone at FLME!
FLME has popsicle parties every month to celebrate perfect attendance.
FLME 1st grader holds the American Flag while the whole school sings America the Beautiful.
FLME's Snowdown JR King and Queen Nominees.
Lunch at FLME is where we get to see all the smiles!
Miss Mel's Cafe is the best place to get a good meal and catch up with the girls!

Principal's Message

Parent Letter September 9, 2021

Fort Lewis Mesa Families-

Happy September! Although we are moving into the fall, the weather is not quite mirroring this shift yet; it has been hot. Despite the heat, please enjoy the sunny days as well as time with family and friends.
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Principal's Message

Principal Imels Newsletter 2/12/2021

Due to many families reaching out to me regarding our next steps for increasing in-person learning for students, I wanted to connect with you. While we have continued to see a reduction in local transmission rates and moved to level blue on the dial last weekend, we are now back to level yellow given some increases.
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News & Announcements

FIRST LEGO League Robotics Teams Forming Now

It's time to sign up for FIRST LEGO League global robotics program for kids. The Durango School District 9-R FIRST LEGO League (FLL) program is coordinated by the Powerhouse Science Center.

Sign Up Today For Your School’s Green Team

As a commitment to the district’s sustainability goals, we’re launching a new program to promote and implement the Durango School District’s sustainability plan. Staff and students are invited to join a Green Team in each school.

COVID-19 Update

As COVID-19 continues to become a common part of our daily lives we would like to offer a few reminders that will allow our students and staff to remain healthy throughout the school year. Durango Schools follows the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment’s guidance for schools,

Check our Back-to-School Guide for Links to Supply Lists, Bell Schedules, and More

Families, we know back-to-school can be a hectic time. To help you, we gathered some important details into a one-page guide. It can be especially helpful for parents with children at different schools. The at-a-glance guide includes clickable links for specific schools' important details, including: Fall Check-In Dates, First Day of School, Bell Schedule, and the School Supply List.

Summer Bridge Program Encourages Summer Learning

School’s out, but Durango School District 9-R is encouraging students to work on learning through the summer – with fun events as a reward. The Summer Bridge program combines free activity books with checkpoints, events, and prizes to continue learning this summer and be ready for the next grade level.


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Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary is a community of learners including students, staff, parents, and community members committed to working together collaboratively for the success of ALL!!!

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Have you heard the Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary Ukulele Club? They are AMAZING!
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