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  • First Day of 2014-2015 School Year
    The first day of school for Missoula County Public School students entering grades K-9 for the 2014-2015 school year is Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  Students in kindergarten will have a shortened schedule during the first week.  Click here  for the kindergarten schedule at your school.  In addition, preschool students enrolled in the early learning program at Jefferson Center begin classes on Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

    Only freshmen students will report to Big Sky, Hellgate, Sentinel and Seeley-Swan High Schools on the first day of school, August 27.  Students in grades 10 through 12 (sophomores, juniors and seniors) will report for a full day of classes on Thursday, August 28, joining their freshman classmates. 

    All students enrolled in alternative high school programs at Willard School begin classes on Wednesday, August 27, 2014.  

    Click here for more information or call (406)728-2400, ext. 1026.
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  • Summer meals for kids now being served
    Beginning Monday, June 16, summer meals are available at four Missoula schools to children ages 18 and younger at no cost. No sign up required, students just need to stop by.
    Both breakfast (8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.) and lunch (11 a.m. to 1 p.m.) will be served at these schools:
    • Franklin Elementary, 1901 S. 10th West
    • Lowell Elementary, 1200 Sherwood St.
    • Russell Elementary, 3216 Russell St.
     These schools provide only lunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:
    • Chief Charlo Elementary, 5600 Longview  
    A texting service offers anyone with a cell phone the opportunity to quickly identify their nearest summer meal site. Just text "lunch" to 877-877 and information will be provided regarding the three closest sites. 

    Taking the bus?  Click here to view the Missoula transit map for students riding the bus to school for summer breakfast and lunch.

    Summer meals will be served through Aug. 15. For details, please call Stacey Rossmiller at 728-2400, ext. 3023. 
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