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    Thanksgiving Break November 20 - 24, 2017 NO SCHOOL

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    Student of the Month Celebration November 29 at 2:00 PM.

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    Support Thoreau Elementary School and buy your spirit T-shirt today. Look in the Fundraising section of the web site for more information.

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    Have a wonderful day!!!

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  • Fall Fun Run and Health Fair November 6, 2017 1:30 to 5:00 PM

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Letter from Mrs. Montano

November 2017


 Tuesday November 14 Thoreau @ Rocky View

November 20 - 24           Thanksgiving Break - No School

Tuesday November 28 Crownpoint @ Thoreau

Wednesday November 29 SOM Citizenship



Weekly Calendar

         Week of November 14   - "C" Week  

November 14 Basketball game at Rocky View - Go Baby Hawks!  

                             Turquoise Day

November 15 - Rock your Mocs Day

November 16 - Traditional/Heritage Day

November 17 - Hair bun day

                               Progress reports go home




Fundraisers 2017/18 School year



The following are the dates of fundraisers we have planned for this year: 

Spirit and Pride (T-Shirt Sales):  10/17 - 10/27/17

Pennies for Patients:  1/15 - 2/5/18

Box Tops:  Spring (Dates unknown) 

Bus Routes

#46  Smith Lake, Mariano Lake, Wolf Canyon, San Antone, Old Gravel Road, Buckhorn Station.  Students who previously rode 48 will need to get on this bus. 

#49  Casamero Lake, Thoreau Chapter, County Road 51 Alonzo Trailer Park (by Post Office). 

#63  Prewitt, Haystack, Power Plant, South Chavez Loop, Rose Street, 1st Avenue, Frontier Street, Red Rock Avenue (by BJs)

#1601  Bluewater, Continental Divide, County Road 27, Coolidge, St. Bonaventure Trailer Park, Bar J Ranch.  Students who previously rode bus 54 will now be on this bus.  

Navajo Language and Culture Festival

School culture

Mission and Vision



Thoreau Elementary School will collaborate to support and empower students by being positive, persistent, and professional .  


Helping students



Kindness and  



Help all students become productive, responsible life-learners




Advisory School Council and Indian Education Committee 2017/18

Parent Reps

Community Rep:       Indian Education Committee:  

Staff Reps

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Gallup-McKinley County Schools (GMCS) recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals regardless of national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment. GMCS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability or age in its programs and activities. GMCS provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: 504 District Contact—Tim Bond,  505-721-1018; Title IX —Ronald Donkersloot, Director of Personnel, 505-721-1061