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  • Ignite lifelong learning and inspire ALL students towards success.

Rattlesnake School News...

  • Rattlesnake School~First Yearbook!

    We are so excited for our first yearbook-it looks great and we think you will love it!  Your student should have brought home a yearbook order form by now, but we have plenty at school.

    • For Cash Payment:  Return $15 cash or check in the yearbook envelope, to your classroom.  Checks should be made out to Rattlesnake PTA
    • Online Payment:  Families can order online at ybpay.lifetouch.com and use YearBook ID code 13800219. The deadline for online orders are Monday, April 22nd at 3:00 PM.  

    Please note:  Families who signed the (K-8 Student Information opt out form for the 2018-2019 school year) will not be published in the yearbook, unless other arrangements were made prior to 4/19/29.

    We will accept cash/check orders between now and the end of the school year! 

    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!

    Apple Kindergarten 2019/2020

    • Parent Meeting-for Registered Kindergarten Students Only!
    • Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    • Rattlesnake School
    • 5:30-6:30 p.m.
    • This meeting is for parents only.  Our staff will have lots of information to prepare you and your child for kindergarten at Rattlesnake School.  We will also let you know about the scheduled day in August that students will be able to come and tour our school.  We hope to meet you soon! 

    Tree Courage-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 April is Courage.

    Smarter Balanced Assessment

    Rattlesnake teachers are preparing to administer the Smarter Balanced assessment in English Language Arts and Math to all students in grades 3 through 5.  Please make sure your child attends school and arrives on time every day during the testing window.

    • Grade 3:  May 9-10 and May 15-16
    • Grade 4:  May 1-2, May 17, and May 20
    • Grade 5:  May 7-8 and May 13-14
    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.


  • 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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