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Principal's Message

Dear Parents,

The 2021-22 school year will kick off in three short weeks and we are excited to see everyone!! We can’t wait to welcome back ALL of our Mustangs, including those who chose online learning last year.
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Principal's Message

Dear Parents,

It is hard to believe we are into our last week of school!! What an amazing year-one we won’t soon forget! Although there were clear struggles, we also grew closer to our families and students, and became a tighter knit school community! Thank you for being our partner and for your unending support.
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Principal's Message

Dear Parents,

We want to wish everyone a fantastic, safe, and healthy Spring Break. All Durango School District schools will be closed March 15-19, 2021 for Spring Break and we will resume our current instructional schedule (4 days a week in-person/Wednesdays-remote) on March 22nd. We are hoping to be able to start in-person learning on Wednesdays if transmission and positivity rates stabilize after this break.
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News & Announcements

Stepping Up To Help Kids

Kelly Duvall is the personification of an Empathetic Collaborator, says Tony Roderick, Assistant Principal at Florida Mesa Elementary (FME). “She just volunteered to take over a very difficult situation. Our newest 1st grade teacher resigned the day before school started” he says. “Kelly volunteered to take on the long-term sub responsibilities as a wonderful teammate, as well as making sure these students have a quality experience in their first few weeks of school.”

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.

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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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