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Minden Elementary School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    We educate students from preschool through 5th grade.


    Hours: 8:50 AM - 3:14 PM 
    Breakfast: 8:35-8:50 AM
    (No morning recess, students who are not eating breakfast may be dropped off 8:40 (K-2) and 8:45 (3-5))

    Minimum Day Hours: 8:50 AM - 12:45 PM

    Early Out Day Hours: 8:50 AM - 1:48 PM (No PM Recess on these days)

    Mission Statement:

    The mission of Minden Elementary, in partnership with parents and community, is to promote academic excellence, to instill a love of learning, and to help our students build skills needed to grow into responsible and productive citizens of the future.

    March 2021 Newsletter

    2020-2021 School Year Updates

    • No parents or other volunteers will be allowed on campus this year. Parents will report to the front office only.
    • The school day ends at 3:14pm for the 20/21 school year.
    • Morning recess has been canceled this year. Students will report directly to their classes in the morning. The following drop off times are encouraged:
      • K-2 8:40 AM
      • 3-5 8:45 AM
    • Busses will run at 50% capacity. We encourage parents to provide their own transportation when possible.
    • Face masks are required for all students and staff. Students must remain 3' feet apart from other students. Adults are to remain 6' apart from everyone in accordance with social distancing protocols.
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