• What's Cookin'?
    Click on the button below to see what's for breakfast and lunch this week at Paxson School. Click here to learn about the Free & Reduced Meal Program.
    School meal menu link
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Paxson Elementary
Welcome to Paxson Elementary in beautiful Missoula, Montana. Paxson serves approximately 380 students in grades K-5.
Paxson Mission 
The mission of Paxson Elementary is to provide a safe and nurturing environment for students to grow and thrive.  We facilitate meaningful learning experiences and encourage our students to stretch their thinking by considering a variety of perspectives and possibilities.  In addition, our students stretch their abilities by challenging themselves physically, socially, and academically.  As a community of life-long learners and citizens of the globe, we all stretch.
Paxson Universals
Be Responsible, Be Respectful, Be a Learner, Be Safe!

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MCPS Elementary District (K-8) Operations Levy
Missoula County Public Schools plans to have an elementary (K-8) levy on the May 6, 2014 school elections ballot.
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MCPS Elementary District Operations Levy


Arena 1 Certified Postings - Open to all employees covered by the current MEA/MFT Collective Bargaining Agreement, including all non-tenured teachers who have been under contract for the 2013-14 school year.  Click here for more information.



  • Spartan Basketball Camp
    Attention boys and girls k-8...click here  for more info!
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  •  Spring Music Performances
    The dates and times for the upcoming spring music performances by our talented Paxson students can be found by clicking on the calendar link in the upper right of this page or by simply clicking here.
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    Beginning the week of April 21st
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  •  Go Vote...
    It is almost time to vote on the latest MCPS Levy. Click here for more details!
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  •  Impact Award
    Read about MCPS receiving the Impact Award in the Missoulian
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  •  Smarter Balanced Assessment
    Our upper grades have begun the new SBA Test in both English Language Arts and Mathematics. Click here to learn more...
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  • We have begun our Spring Garden Lessons! We have once again teamed up with GCH to provide our students with the opportunity to learn about the wonderful world of plants. Ask your student about it!

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