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Minden Elementary School

Douglas County School District - Nevada

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    School Starts Monday, August 22nd!Kindergarten Starts Wednesday, August 24th.Have a great Summer!



    We educate students from Kindergarten through 5th grade.


    2021-22 Distinguished Educators

    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.

    MES EPIC Shared Vision Statement (created 2019):

    We come to work at MES to make a difference, to show children the possibility of a bright future, so they know their possibilities are limitless.


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    MES Garden Club
    Congratulations to the 2021-22 Retirees of MES and to those moving on to new adventures!
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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.