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  • MCPS Elementary District (K-8) Operations LevyBallot Information

    Missoula County Public Schools will have an elementary (K-8) operations levy on the May 2, 2017 school elections ballot.  Ballots will be mailed to voters in mid-April and must be returned by 8 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2.  Ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off at the Missoula County Elections Office or Missoula County Fairgrounds:

    What does an operations levy support?

    • Instructional programs and materials
    • Extra-curricular programs
    • Employee salaries and benefits
    • Maintaining and operating school facilities - including utilities


    For levy details and to learn more, click here.


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  • School Day Study Committee Information
    The School Day Study Committee has developed some recommendations for future action regarding MCPS high schools' start time.  Click here for details.  
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  • Kindergarten Round Up
    Kindergarten Round Up Kindergarten Round Up has been scheduled for kindergarten students registered for Fall 2017.  Click here for details.
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  • Notice of Election
    Missoula County Public Schools Elementary School District No. 1, Missoula County, Montana, will hold an election on May 2, 2017, at Missoula County.  This will be a mail ballot election for the purpose of voting.  Click here for details.
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  • Preschool Enrolling for 2017-2018
    Jefferson Preschool is now enrolling for the 2017-2018 school year.  Students must live within the MCPS District boundaries and must be 3 on or before September 10 prior to the first day of school.  Additional qualifications:
    • Student cannot be kindergarten age.
    • Must be completely toilet trained.
    • Must participate in an early childhood screening.

    For more information, please contact Deb Chilcote at (406)728-2400, ext. 1090.



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  • Hellgate High School Credit Recovery
    Hellgate High School is now accepting registrations for summer credit recovery classes for only Hellgate High School students.  Click here for details and registration. 
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  • Graduation and Promotion Information

    Click here to view the MCPS high school and 8th grade promotion ceremony schedule. 

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  • MEF Creative Classroom Grants & Elementary Educator of the Year
    MEF Logo The Missoula Education Foundation (MEF) is now accepting grant applications for the MEF 2017-2018 Creative Classroom Grants.  In addition, MEF is accepting nominations for the Elementary Educator of the Year.  The application and nomination deadlines are both April 28, 2017.  Click here for details.



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