2013 - 2018

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Calendar 2014-2015

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MDS' High ACT Scores
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MDS' Mission

We are a small, rigorous public school of choice in Santa Fe, New Mexico. We serve grades 7 through 12.

The mission of Monte del Sol Charter School is to challenge each member of its community, both youth and adult, to be a life-long learner and responsible community member or leader; and to support the education necessary for each individual to realize his or her potential. Read more...

Check out the Language Institute for Sustainability and Transformative Education at Oaxaca, Mexico for high school students. It seeks to be a national model for educating high schools students from around the nation to lead purposeful lives of service and social justice.

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♦ Monte del Sol Charter School was ranked as one of the best US News high schools... 
US News reviewed 31,242 U.S. public high schools; 44 New Mexico schools made their rankings.

FROM THE DESK OF ROBERT JESSEN                           Español

In today’s world it pays to be flexible.  People no longer stay at the same job, which means that both the worker and the job place has to adapt quickly to changing circumstances.

In that light I want to wish the best for Elvira Wampler, who has moved to ATC so as to be able to teach her grandson.  Monte feels like a family, and we will miss Vera, but also understand that her real family comes first.  Don’t be a stranger, Vera!     Read more

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Quick Glance Calendar 



Monday, 6th  Classes resume  

14th, 15th, 16th  PARCC exams (regular schedule for students not testing)

Tuesday, 14th 6:00 p.m. Governing Board Meeting, Room 4

Wednesday, 15th  3:30 p.m. Math Placement test for incoming 7th graders  

Monday, Tuesday, 20th, 21st  Discovery Education exam 1st block only  

Wednesday, 22nd  8:30--11:50 a.m. Shadowing for newly enrolled 7th graders (shadow spots now full)    

Thursday, 23rd  8:30--12:20 Shadowing for newly enrolled 7th graders (shadow spots now full)  

Friday, 24th  Earth Day activities during school day 

Saturday, 25th  8:00 p.m. Junior & Senior Prom, Farmers' Market Pavillion, 1607 Paseo de Peralta

Tuesday, 28th  9:00 a.m.  Mentorship Festival, Day 1 at Eldorado Hotel 

Wednesday, 29th 9:00 a.m. Mentorship Festival, Day 2 at SFCC

Thursday, 30th  Regular classes until 2:30, then Mentorship Festival in Gathering



Monday, 11th Finals review day

Tuesday, 12th 6:00 p.m. Governing Board Meeting, Room 4 

12th, 13th, 14th, 15th   Final Exams (detailed schedule to come) 

Friday, 15th 6:00 p.m. Senior Dinner for Graduates and their parents

Tuesday, 19th 5:00 p.m.  Graduation at SF Convention Center

Wednesday, 20th 5:30 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremonies

Thursday, 21st. Last Day of School