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Minden Elementary School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    2022-23 NV-SCSEL Student Survey

    The 2022-2023 NV-SCSEL Fall Student Survey will be given to all 5th grade students beginning November 14, 2022 to December 16, 2022. 

    This survey is mandatory for all students. However, if you wish to opt out of the survey, click on the link below and return this form to your child's school by November 8, 2022.

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    We educate students from Kindergarten through 5th grade.


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    MES EPIC Shared Vision Statement (created 2022):

    We teach at Minden Elementary School to support and impact students. We want to nurture and encourage independent, creative, critical thinkers who are responsible decision makers; so they can make meaningful connections to benefit the future.


    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.

    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.

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    Report your child's absence via email!

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    • Child's name
    • Grade & Teacher's name
    • Reason for absence
    • Dates of absence
    • Phone #

    Click Here to Report Absence

       or call the school at       775-782-5510

    Picking up a Student

    Please note when picking up a student from school:

    • We will ask you for your ID.
    • YOU MUST be listed as a contact in Infinite Campus to pick up a student. 
    • We WILL NOT RELEASE a student to someone who is not listed as a contact in Infinite Campus.
    • You can change your contacts in Infinite Campus by either contacting the office or through your Infinite Campus parent portal.

    This is for the safety of your student

    ~ Thank you

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