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Principal's Message

Good Afternoon Needham Families,

Good Afternoon Needham Families,

We’re off to a great start for the 2023-2024 school year! Thank you for your continued support and partnership in your child(ren)’s education. We are looking forward to a great year of growth, learning, and the refining and building of skills. Here are some upcoming events and some information for all families.
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Principal's Message

Dear Needham Families

I hope this finds you well and enjoying the final stretch of the school year. As we approach the end of the year, we wanted to share some important updates and plans for the future at Needham.
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News & Announcements

Sign Up Today For Your School’s Green Team

As a commitment to the district’s sustainability goals, we’re launching a new program to promote and implement the Durango School District’s sustainability plan. Staff and students are invited to join a Green Team in each school.

LEGO League Robotics Teams Forming Now

Help your 1st through 8th grade child get excited about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), make new friends, and have a great time after school.  Our district FIRST LEGO League Robotics teams are forming now.

Back-to-School Countdown: Family Engagement

Families: You matter in education! Family involvement is key to students' success. Research shows that when families are engaged in their students' learning, it results in increased academic performance, better mental health, and higher satisfaction with the school experience. There are many ways you can get involved in our schools and support your student throughout the year.

Summer Bridge Final Checkpoint, August 9

Did your student complete all 120 pages of the Summer Bridge workbook? Way to go! They will be well-prepared to jump back into the beginning of the school year, beginning Tuesday, Aug. 22.

The Club@ Registration Begins August 8

Registration for The Club@ After School Program will start on August 8. We will be opening one month at a time.  October will open on September 8, November on October 8, etc.


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Needham Elementary School is a community committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment that fosters mutual respect and academic excellence. We challenge students to make creative, meaningful, and reflective contributions, and to succeed with integrity. Our students are inspired to be life-long learners and to become at home in the world. 

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