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Caring Cardinals

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School Closings / Delays: (804) 277-4960 Transportation Hotline:  (804) 441-8274

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Parent Bullying           Renee's Cheerios Fund

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Lunch Money. You can make electronic deposits in your child's lunch account with mySchoolBucks.

Parent Portal. You have access to your child's grades online via Parent Portal. Click <here> for information on how to create a login. Email for assistance.


Dr. Amy Robinson, Principal                                                

Mechanicsville Elementary

Welcome to MES! We are Caring Cardinals!


8/29/18 8:00-1:00 HPI Parent Orientation in the Diner
8/30/18 8:30-11:00 am Cardinal Camp for Kindergarteners
9/4/18 1st day of school
9/19/18 12:30 Early Release, Professional Development
9/27/18 Back to School Night
10/5/18 Interims go home
10/8/18 Student Holiday, Professional Development
10/17/18 School pictures
10/19/18 Health Screening Day



Summer Office Hours- 7 am to 5 pm Monday through Thursday. 

Hanover County's 2018-2019 calendar <here>.

MES PBIS Program- This year MES has been focusing on teaching the following expectations:
1. Be Safe
2. Be Responsible
3. Be Respectful
Please click <here> to learn more.

Supply Lists- Please click <here> to view the 2018-2019 supply lists by grade level.

Reading Websites- Please click <here> to view reading websites and click <here> to view tips for parents to help their children with reading at home.

Attendance- If you need to communicate attendance information (change in dismissal, tardy, absence), please click on the link to the left under School Links.

Food and Celebrations- The School Board has updated Policy 6-3.19 concerning outside food brought into school. Parents may not bring food (cupcakes, brownies, cookies, etc.) to celebrate a student birthday due to food allergies and health concerns. This does not include food for school-sponsored activities or instructional process planned in advance.

WatchDogs- Please click <here> to sign up to be a WatchDog. Click  <here> for more information about the program. 

Virginia Department of Education School Quality Profile- Please click <here> for the Mechanicsville Elementary School Quality Profile.


Welcome to Mechanicsville Elementary School, home of the Caring Cardinals. MES offers a preschool program and instruction for grades K-5.  Our outstanding faculty and staff are dedicated to providing a quality education for every child in a safe, respectful, and nurturing environment.  By meeting individual student needs, we offer opportunities for all students to achieve levels of excellence.  We value and encourage parent and community involvement and partnerships, which are vital to student learning and success.  Thank you for visiting our web site, and we invite you to visit us in person.

Enroll. To enroll a new student or an upcoming Kindergartener,
click <here>. You will need the official birth certificate and 3 proofs of residence


      7425 Mechanicsville Elementary Dr.    Mechanicsville, VA 23111             
Tel: 804-723-3640              Fax: 804-723-3643               Email: Webmaster

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