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Delay in Release at Escalante Middle School

The following is an emergency message for all students, staff and families at Escalante Middle School, as well as bus riders on routes DP1, SS3, FM1, FM3, FM4, DW1 and RJ1.

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Fort Lewis Mesa Ukulele Club
Fort Lewis Mesa Students in the Library
Ms. Phillips class.
Students Coming In From Recess.
Fort Lewis Mesa Class


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!!!

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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Principal's Message

Student IDs for 2017/18

Dear Families, You student’s new school ID was recently issued for the 2017-18 school year. Student IDs serve a multitude of purposes within the district, including bus access and school library use. Student IDs issued this year are valid through the entire school year, as well as through the beginning of the 2018/19 school year until new photos and IDs are issued.
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News & Announcements

Reminder About Student IDs

Dear 9-R Families, Initial student photos have been completed at all schools, allowing schools to fully implement the use of student IDs for other purposes such as: School Bus Transportation Services School Library Use City Transit Use Safety and Security Starting Monday, October 22, IDs are required for all district bus services, including regular bus route services and field trips. Your student should ensure that they have their ID, or that the lost ID is reported to the school office ASAP for replacement.
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News & Announcements

Phone Service Interrupted

The following is a non-emergency message from Durango School District 9-R for all parents and staff at Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary. Phone service to the school is currently interrupted and we are working to resolve the problem. While phone service is down, we are asking that all families wishing to contact the school call Central Office at (970) 247-5411. 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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Have you heard the Fort Lewis Mesa Elementary Ukulele Club? They are AMAZING!
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