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Update for Florida Mesa Families

It is with great enthusiasm I share with you some exciting news for Florida Mesa and our school district. I’m excited to announce that I have accepted the position with the district as the new Director of Student Support Services, where I will support both the work our previous Director of Exceptional Student Services and our Chief of Student Services to continue the great work and services provided to students and families from their departments.
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Dear Florida Mesa Families,

It is a pleasure to honor the “Arts” as we celebrate Youth Art Month in March. One student from each school will be selected to present their art to the Board of Education and the artwork will be displayed in the 9-R Board room for 1 year. We are pleased to announce that Brandon Mietchen 5th grade., has been selected to represent Florida Mesa Elementary.
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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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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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