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Principal's Message

Updates to FL Afternoon Bus Routes

Dear 9-R Bus Riders and Families, Happy New Year families! We are making some changes to the routes that serve Fort Lewis Mesa, which includes all FL1, FL2 and FL3 afternoon routes. This change is required in order to ensure that High School students who also ride the bus are picked up on time.
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Principal's Message

New Visitor Management System Rolls Out

After working with a self-organized community group, hosting several community meetings and receiving expert review and recommendation, the school district is implementing a new visitor check-in system at all schools. Visitors will be requested to provide a government issued ID; this will be used to create a sort of user account for you in our system.
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Principal's Message

Welcome back to the 2018/19 school year!

Hello Families, Welcome Back!  I hope this letter finds everyone enjoying their last few weeks of summer vacation. We are excited to begin our year together. First, I want to welcome back our returning families and a big welcome to new families.  Life continues to move around us… Life events are always taking place… and what is always constant is our commitment as a staff to come into Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary and put forth our best effort for EACH and EVERY student that arrives in our building.
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News & Announcements

Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary Phones Down

​The following is a non-emergency message for all parents, staff and students of Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary. Phone service to the school is currently interrupted due to unknown issues with the provider. The provider has been contacted and is working to resolve the problem. Because we do not know when before the service will be restored, we are asking that all families wishing to contact the school call District Office at (970) 247-5411 and ask to be transferred to the school. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will notify you again through the alert system once the phone service is restored. Thank you.
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Two School Board Seats Available

The County Clerk has been notified that Durango School District 9-R will be participating in the coordinated election in November.  The Board of Education will have two four-year seats up for election --- District B (currently filled by Stephanie Moran), and District D (currently filled by Marianna Valdez).
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Meet and Learn About the School Board

The Durango School District 9-R Board of Education is hosting a couple of meet and greet opportunities at the end of the month. Please join us and meet some of our current board members, who will be sharing information about the work they do to support the school district and our community of learners. Also, additional details will be shared about the two upcoming vacancies on the Board of Education for the November 5, 2019 election. Click Read More for additional details, and mark your calendars for July 27th and July 30th!
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2019/20 Sponsorship Opportunities

School districts produce several required and beneficial communications documents throughout the year, some mandated by law and some to stay connected with families and the community. In order to help streamline these costs in the budget, which in turn funnels money back to the classrooms, we are reaching out to community partners to support our work through sponsorships!
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Pediatric Partners of the Southwest To Provide Medical Oversight of DHS School-Based Health Clinic

Pediatric Partners of the Southwest will assume operations as the medical provider for the School-Based Health Center (SBHC) at Durango High School effective July 1, 2019. The School-Based Health Centers have been a partnership between Durango School District 9-R and Axis Health System (AHS) for the last 12 years. AHS and 9-R worked closely over the years to develop the SBHC model of supports and services for students and youth in the area, providing high-quality and accessible healthcare to La Plata County. Pediatric Partners of the Southwest (PPSW) is well positioned to assume the medical sponsorship and direct health care services at the Durango High School SBHC.
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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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