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Rattlesnake School News...

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day-No School, Monday, January 21, 2019

    45  Family Fun Board Game Night

    Join us Thursday, January 24, 2019, from 5:00-6:15 p.m. at the Mount Jumbo school library in East Missoula.  We will provide board games to play, but feel free to bring your own too!  This event is free and we hope to see you there!

    Box Tops Collection Competition:  January 22-February 8, 2019

    Cut current Box Tops (expiration date must be good until at least March 1, 2019) from participating products and send them to school with your student during the competition dates.  Each classroom will have a collection bin and will be working to collect the most Box Tops.  The top five classrooms will earn a class celebration!

    Free and Reduced Breakfast/Lunch Applications

    Apple Applications for this program must be completed every school year.  If your student was approved for free and reduced meals in our school district for the 2017/2018 school year, we automatically extend the free and reduced status until October 11, 2018.  You must re-apply to continue receiving benefits. Stop by the office, lunchroom or request that a form be send home with your child.  If you have any questions, please contact Clarise Fischer at 728-2400 ext. 4724. 

    • Milk and Juice is 50 cents
    Music Student Events
    • Kindergarten and 1st grade-February 13, 2019-Kindness Concert.
    • 5th grade-February 20, 2019-Martin Luther King Concert.
    • 2nd and 3rd grade-March 19, 2019-The Day the Crayons Came Home Concert.
    • 4th grade-June 5, 2019-4th grade musical.
    Winter Weather-School Delays and Cancellations

    Due to extreme weather learn more for information regarding school closures or delays.

    Airplane Family Trips

    If you are planning a family trip, please fill out a Family Education Tour or Trip form and submit it to the teacher before your trip.  These forms can be obtained by the green tab to the right.

    Frog Kelso's Choices 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 student's 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. 

     Bussing  Kindergarten-3rd Grade:

    8:25 -3:00 (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday)

    • 8:25 -2:00 (Thursday)
    • 4th & 5th Grade   
    • 8:25 -3:30 ( Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday)
    • 8:25 - 2:30 (Thursday)   





  • Important seasonal head lice reminder

    Since head lice is not uncommon in school age children, the District wants to provide parents with resources, school procedures (MCPS head lice information) and remind parents of symptoms, etc.  You may also contact the family resource centers or the school nurse for written information and resources. 

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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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  • Important influenza information

    We have had a slow start of "flu" season here in Montana. The Centers for Disease Control are still warning of a potentially significant flu season this winter.  Handwashing and staying home when ill with influenza type symptoms are important preventative measures.  Please visit the Student Health Webpage to learn more about flu prevention and symptoms.  If you are interested in getting a flu vaccine, it’s not too late. Visit the Missoula City County Health Department, your doctor or a pharmacy in the community to get your flu shot.

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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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