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Elk Mountain Elementary School Late Start Procedures

Elk Mountain Elementary School will have a late start today.

  • Busses will begin their runs 2 hours later than normal
  • School will start 2 hours later than normal
  • Parents will not be able to drop off students until 2 hours later than normal
  • Stay tuned to BigFoot99 radio for more information

For more information check the Late Start / School Closing Procedures.

Elk Mountain Elementary School ‘Attendance Centers’ Procedures

Elk Mountain Elementary School will meet at ‘Attendance Centers’ today.

  • Report to the school in your town of residence (Hanna, Elk Mountain, or Medicine Bow)
  • If you live in Hanna – Elementary students to HES and Secondary students to HEM
  • Stay tuned to BigFoot99 radio for more information

For more information check the Late Start / School Closing Procedures.

Elk Mountain Elementary LogoMISSION STATEMENT

EMS: We ROCK! R-Respect O-Outstanding Achievement C- Community K- Knowledge

Elk Mountain Elementary School (EMS) is a K-6 public education institution located in Elk Mountain, Wyoming. EMS is part of Carbon County School District #2, and has a total enrollment of 3 students.

Lying in the shadow of its 11,156-foot namesake, the settlement of Elk Mountain is a quiet community snuggled on the banks of the Medicine Bow River, with cottonwood lined streets and rustic looking buildings. Much of the historical significance of the Elk Mountain area lies in the development of a transportation network linking the east and west coasts. The Medicine Bow River crossing was used by the John C. Fremont expedition of 1843. On August 2nd of that year, Fremont’s party camped in the proximity of the “Medicine Butte”, an early name for Elk Mountain. The river would become a major crossing for immigrants and stage travelers.

2008 Blue Ribbon School

The 2008 Blue Ribbon Schools were announced on September 9th, 2008. Three hundred twenty - nine public and private schools were honored at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. On October 20th and 21st, two people from each school, the principal and a teacher were invited to the ceremony. Each school received a plaque and a flag to signify their Blue Ribbon School status. Our Elk Mountain students and staff were honored with this award. The Blue Ribbon Schools Program honors public and private elementary, middle and high schools that are either academically superior or that demonstrate dramatic gains in student achievement to high levels. In addition to being with the plaque and flag signifying their status, these schools serve as models for other schools throughout the nation.

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Elk Mountain Elementary School
PO Box 20
202 Veterans St.
Elk Mountain, Wyoming 82324

Phone: 307-348-7731
Fax: 307-348-7321