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Attendance

The Mercury Mine Elementary School (MMES) school day is 8:45 a.m. to 3:15 p.m.

Our office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Attendance line is (602) 449-3701.

Mascot Club before-school care is offered from 6:30 to 8:45 a.m. and after-school care is offered from 3:15 to 6:00 p.m.

What If My Child Is Home Ill?

If your child is ill, be sure to call our 24-hour attendance line at (602) 449-3701 by 9:45 a.m. the morning of the absence. Any absence not called in will be considered a truancy. 

When calling in an absence, please state child's name, teacher, grade and reason for absence. At 9:45 a.m., the district's automated attendance system will begin calling and emailing to verify the absence.

2021-2022 Lunch and Recess Times

All grades have lunch first, followed by recess.

GRADE

LUNCH

RECESS

Kindergarten 

1:00-1:20 p.m.

1:20-1:40 p.m.

1st Grade

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

12:00-12:20 p.m.

2nd Grade

12:20-12:40 p.m.

12:40-1:00 p.m.

3rd Grade

12:40-1:00 p.m.

1:00-1:20 p.m.

4th Grade

11:00-11:20 a.m.

11:20-11:40 a.m.

5th Grade

12:00-12:20 p.m.

12:20-12:40 p.m.

6th Grade 

11:20-11:40 a.m.

11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 

Early dismissal times:

  • A-K: 12:23 p.m.
  • L-Z: 12:30 p.m.
  • Pre-K: 12:15 p.m.

Early dismissal days for 2021-2022:

  • August 31

  • October 5, 27, 28

  • December 7

  • January 11, 27, 28 

  • February 15

  • April 5

  • May 26