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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

January Covid-19 Update

As we navigate the latest surge in COVID-19, we encourage 9-R families and staff to continue to support efforts to keep one another safe and healthy.

2022-23 Academic Calendar Survey

The Durango School District 9-R seeks community feedback and input as a final Academic Calendar for the 2021/22 school year is adopted. In this survey, two calendars are presented. Please submit your response by January 19, 2022.

Business Development Survey - Bond to Business Initiative

Our community supported the 4A Bond ballot initiative, infusing the Durango School District 9-R with $90M in funding for capital projects and improvements. Part of the promise to the community included engagement and support of local businesses and vendors in the bond projects.

Job Fair Rescheduled to Thursday, January 6, 2022!

The Durango School District 9-R Job Fair has been rescheduled for Thursday, January 6, 2022, from 10:00AM-2:00PM. The district is hiring a variety of full and part time jobs, as well as 9 - 12 month schedules: Paraprofessionals, Teachers, Substitutes, Bus Drivers, Food/Nutrition Services, Custodians, Counselors, Social Workers, Administrative Assistants.

Sale of Durango School District 9-R Administration Building Completed

Durango School District 9-R and Durango Fire Protection District announce the closing on the sale of the 9-R Administration Building parcel as of December 17th, 2021. This closing represents the successful transition of a public use asset to another public entity and will continue the use of this building for community services in the years to come. Buckley Park is not included in this transaction and 9-R will continue to negotiate with the City of Durango on that parcel.

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Mission

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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