Happy Custodian's Day

Wednesday is National Custodian Appreciation Day! We are so lucky to have the best custodians around! They love our kids like their own and they take care of everyone around them. They are always willing to lend a helping hand. We appreciate them so much! Thank you Mr. Gary and Mr. Manuel.
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Mr. Gary Rivera

Mr. Gary takes care of everyone in our school! Mr. Gary grew up in Del Norte and he has worked in the district six years.

He loves everything outdoors. His favorite book is Alaska Bear Tales and his favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption. His favorite team is Real Tree and he loves the color green.

Gary loves sour cream enchiladas and cashews. One of his favorite things to do in his free to time is to go fishing with his family.

Gary loves that he gets to work with kids everyday and he enjoys the environment at Del Norte Elementary School.

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Mr. Manuel Quintana

Manuel is the hardest worker you will ever meet! Manuel has worked for the Upper Rio Grande School District for 18 years. Before he came to the school he worked at the saw mill in South Fork for 33 years.

He loves to work and watch sports. His favorite movie is Tombstone and he loves the Denver Broncos. He likes the color red. Manuel's favorite snack is a Snickers bar and he enjoys Chinese food.

Manuel's most memorable childhood memory is growing up with his family.

KIDS! Manuel loves the kids and they are the reason he loves his job.

Manuel enjoys working at Del Norte Elementary School because everyone here is all about taking care of kids.


Come join us for a fun-filled tailgate party before the homecoming game in NEW High School parking lot @ 4:00 pm! There will be tons of food and games for the whole family to enjoy. The football game starts at 6:00 pm. Wear your orange and black!


The elementary students are selling Little Caesar's Pizza Kits this year. All orders and money are due by Monday, October 7, 2019. Proceeds from this fundraiser will be used for activities and trips. Students who sell 20 or more kits will have their name in a drawing for a bike.


Homecoming Week

Monday, September 30, 2019 - PJ Day

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - Twin/Triplet/Squad Day

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - Jersey Day

Thursday, October 3, 2019 - Class Theme Day & Parade (3:00 pm)

Monday, September 30, 2019

Kindergarten Pumpkin Patch Trip

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

3rd & 4th Grade Pumpkin Patch Trip

Monday, October 7, 2019

Fundraiser Orders & Money Due

Thursday, October 10, 2019

End of 1st Quarter

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Fundraiser Pick-Up - Time & Place TBA