MES Monday Messenger

September 20, 2021

Admin Corner

We want to thank all of our students, families and staff for following COVID protocols. We are happy to be able to stay open this week and have our students in seat learning. We know it takes a commitment to health and safety from everyone, and we appreciate your continued support of our schools.

MES School Site Council

Are you looking to get involved at Mammoth Elementary School this year? If so, please consider joining the MES School Site Council. We are looking for three parents/guardians who can commit to four to six meetings per year to help develop the school plan for student achievement. For more information about School Site Council, please click here.

If you are interested in joining the MES School Site Council, please contact Denise LaFramboise at

Hydration Reminder

Please send your student to school with a refillable water bottle daily. Due to safety guidelines, our drinking fountains are closed; however, we have bottle refilling stations available for all students. The students play hard at recess and physical education, and it is important that they stay hydrated. Thank you for remembering to send a water bottle daily.

Attendance Hotline

Please call our attendance hotline to report your child’s absence @ 760-934-7162. If your child’s absence is not reported, it is considered unexcused.

MUSD Illness Protocols and Attendance

Please remember that if your child is ill, they should remain home from school.Please do not send your student to school if they have symptoms. Once your student has had no fever in the last 24 hours without the use of fever reducing medications, there are three options to return to school. Your student may get a medical note clearing him/her to return safely to school. OR You can provide documentation of a negative COVID test (negative PCR results can be emailed to: OR, lastly, your student may remain out of school for 10 days since symptom onset.

We are providing the following information to clarify our protocols for attendance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Please see the flowchart below which has changed since last school year. (COVID Flow Charts Updated August 2021 is linked here.)

Please see the Mono County Coronavirus Health & Testing Page linked here for updated testing availability. (Consulte la página del condado de Mono del coronavirus de pruebas y salud vinculada aquí para obtener información actualizada sobre la disponibilidad de las pruebas.)

2021-22 School Bus Schedule

Click here to download the 2021-22 school bus schedule. Please remember masks are required on all school busses at this time.
Husky Pup Fun Run 2021

Husky Pup Fun Run

Mammoth Elementary (PTO) Parent Teacher Organization's biggest fundraiser of the year is back with a hybrid version to ensure all students are able to participate. Like last year, routes will be marked around Mammoth and Crowley the week of Sept. 27-Oct. 3. We will have volunteers on routes on Sunday, October 3 from 2:00-4:00pm. Students who complete routes on Oct. 3 can pick up small prizes at each route. Get out with family and friends and try to run all the marked routes during the week and enjoy the grand finale on Sunday, Oct. 3. Route Map and tips on road safety for running and walking:

Friday, October 1 will be the traditional Fun Run at the Elementary School where students will run laps around the field with their class.

The most important part of the Fun Run is fundraising!
Set up your student’s fundraising page at Scroll down and click on their Grade or Miles Program and join team. Create MightyCause account. Follow prompts to set up fundraising page. Set the end date to Sun., Oct. 3. Check out the Fundraising Page Tutorial at Cash and check donations can be turned into teachers. Please label donation envelope with student name, grade, teacher and dollar amount. Every student who raises any money will be entered into raffle to win prizes.

For questions contact: Lindsay Barksdale, Event Chair,
Event Website:
Fundraising Website:

Upcoming Events

9/22/21 - 4:30 DELAC

9/22/21 - 6:00pm MUSD/Public Health Panel Discussion (see below)

9/23/21 - MUSD Board of Education Meeting

9/30/21 - 4:00 MES ELAC Meeting (English Learner Advisory Committee)

10/5/21 - 4:00-5:00 MES School Site Council Meeting

MUSD/Public Health PANEL DISCUSSION on School Closures FOR PARENTS

Wednesday 9/22/21 at 6pm on Zoom @

Please send your questions in advance to with the subject line "Questions about school closures"

Mammoth Elementary School

Principal - Mrs. McMillian

Instagram - @mammothelementary

Attendance line - (760) 934-7162

Mammoth Unified School District prohibits discrimination, intimidation, harassment (including sexual harassment) or bullying based on a person’s actual or perceived age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical information, national origin, parental status, pregnancy status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
For questions or complaints, contact Title IX Compliance Officer:
Dr. Jennifer Wildman, Superintendent, 461 Sierra Park Road, Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546,