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Florida Mesa Mustang Spirit Week 

For the week of December 15th - 19th you can bring a can of food and wear a hat for the day.

Monday, Dec. 15th is Crazy Hair Day

Tuesday, Dec 16th is Crazy Socks Day

Wednesday, Dec 17th is Silly Sweater Day

Thursday, Dec 18th is Sports Day

Friday, Dec 19th is Pajama Day

Monday, Jan 5th is Mustang Spirit Day...please wear your Mustang Shirt or blue & yellow.

 Congratulations to Layla Kelly (1st grade) and Trey Goupil (kindergarten)!!!  They won 4 tickets to the Nutcracker & a $25 gift certificate to Nature's Oasis by doing an exceptional job in the Nutcracker coloring contest!  Way to go!!!!

 The Escalante band and choir will be visiting Florida Mesa on Friday, December 19th

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 The Kids’ Camp office will be CLOSED

December 22, 2014 through January 2, 2015.


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As the conversation around assessments continues to heat up in the country and in our community, Durango School District 9-R is releasing a series of videos to talk more about state assessments, teacher assessments, unfunded federal mandates/bills, and tools in development to support staff and students. Watch our first video available here to learn more from Superintendent Dan Snowberger about standardized state/national tests and the impact on our school district.

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At a Glance

  • School Mascot: Mustang
  • Colors: Blue and Gold
  • Students: 349
  • Teachers: 19
  • Support Staff: 15

Our Mission

The mission of Florida Mesa Elementary, an innovative learning community, committed to integrity and educational rigor, is to inspire, and develop compassionate, open-minded inquirers, who actively contribute to a better world, by guaranteeing equitable opportunities in a safe, healthy and diverse environment.

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