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Needham Thanksgiving Lunch

Join us at Needham Thursday November 21, 2019 for Thanksgiving Lunch. Our amazing cooks will be serving Roast Turkey with Gravy, Local Mashed Potatoes (Mountain Roots Produce), Local Roasted Vegetables (Fields-to-Plate & Mountain Roots Produce), Fresh Dinner Roll, Juice, Pumpkin Spice Cookies
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American Education Week!

We are getting excited to celebrate all our staff next week during American Education Week.  Next week is also Education Support Professionals Day, celebrating all our amazing support staff including custodians, cooks, bus drivers, secretaries and paraprofessionals!  You can show your appreciation as well by donating to support staff appreciation parties and dinners right from the durangoschools.org website.
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Student ID Reminders

All student bus riders must wear a lanyard and school ID around their neck and on the outside of their clothing to board the bus. Please support our bus drivers’ efforts in checking IDs and scanning students into the bus student information system.
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Square 1 Art Deadline November 12th

The deadline to order Square 1 art is Tuesday November 12th. Please get all paper orders to me by Tuesday or Wednesday morning at the latest! I will send off the paper orders Wednesday afternoon. Also, get your online orders in by the 12th as well to ensure free shipping to Needham. Items usually arrive the first week of December. I will pass out items to students unless you let me know otherwise. Thank you to everyone who has already ordered or planning on ordering! Please contact me with any questions or concerns. Karen Patrum
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Mission

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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