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Minden Elementary School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    Are you a 3rd or 5th grade parent who wants more information on the Family Life and Sex Ed (FLSE) curriculum?


    Click this link, scroll to the bottom for the Content Standards, the Preview Night Video, and the Learning Plan the instructors will use with the students!


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    Library Roundup
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    May/June 2023 Rattler Round Up

    Minden Elementary School Serves Students K-5!

    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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    Free Parent Guidance Resources. Click the image above for the link.

    Attention Parents

    If you missed our last Mental Health Series on Your Child's Anxiety

     you can view the free webinar here:

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