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  • 35 Early Dismissal, Last Day of School-Thursday, June 13th.

    • KDG-3rd gr., 11:05 a.m
    • 4th and 5th grade, 11:35 a.m.

    ABC Kindergarten Registration

    Sign up now!  Please enroll on line at www.mcpsmt.org.  Along with on line enrollment, please print out each page and bring them to school!  We will also need your child's birth certificate, current immunizations, and 2 forms of proof of residency (mortgage statements, lease agreement and/or utility bills). Don't delay and we hope to meet you soon! 

    Tree Perseverance-doing the right thing, even when it is difficult We highlight a different character trait each month at Rattlesnake.  We talk about it, look for examples of students showing the trait, read books where the characters show the trait of the month, and hold a fun asssembly at the end of the month to celebrate the character trait.  The character trait for May is Perseverance. Kelso's Choice </></> Conflict can happen anywhere, especially at home, while playing with siblings, on road trips, the list goes on and on.  Kelso’s Choice conflict management is a program that we teach students at Rattlesnake.  The concepts from this curriculum are helpful at home too!  You can use this information to learn more about Kelso’s Choice and how to implement it into the home.  Learn more.


  • Summer Meals

    Beginning Monday, June 17, summer meals are available at four Missoula locations to children ages 18 and younger at no cost. No sign up required, students just need to stop by.

    Both breakfast (8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.) and lunch (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) will be served at these locations:
    • Chief Charlo Elementary, 5600 Longview Drive 
    • Franklin Elementary, 1910 S. 11th Street
    • Lowell Elementary, 1215 Phillips Street
    • Russell Elementary, 3216 Russell Street
    Summer meals will be served through Aug. 16. For details, please contact:
    Stacey Rossmiller
    728-2400, ext. 3023
    Edward Christensen
    728-2400, ext. 5012
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  • Pertussis Information

    Our school does not have any confirmed cases of pertussis (whooping cough). If you are concerned about the health of your student and family members you can:

    • Visit missoula.co/pertussis for more information.
    • Talk with your healthcare provider.
    • Call 258-INFO for more information from the Missoula Health Department.
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  • ESSA State Report Cards

    The Office of Public Instruction released the 2017-18 school year report cards on Monday, April 22, 2019. The federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires state, district, and school-level data to be displayed on report cards in a concise, understandable, and accessible manner for families and communities. The state, district, and local report cards will be available along with additional information on the OPI’s new report card webpage.  This data is already publicly available on the state’s GEMS Data warehouse. It is now being conveyed in an easier format for the public to understand.

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  • Elementary Attendance Boundary Study

    Elementary Attendance Boundary Study Missoula County Public Schools is in need of a boundary study process.  Our school district is growing, over the past 11 years, we have grown by almost 800 students.  To learn more, please visit the Elementary Attendance Boundary Study webpage.  

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  • Quick Stop Parking

    Please use the main office doors on Pineview Drive. Curb side parking is available between 8:30-2:30 p.m. 


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