Welcome to MESA!
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts (MESA) is an 8 -12th grade college preparatory school. As a member of the EL Network (formerly Expeditionary Learning), students at MESA are active learners who are challenged to take on meaningful, public and collaborative work. Service-learning, fieldwork, and character development are built into MESA’s curriculum. Students investigate real-world issues and use what they learn to make a positive change in their community.
End of Year Reminders
Students and parents, please reference the End of Year Reminders information to prepare for summer break!
MESA students collecting donations for “PoP Pantry”
Project to benefit District's youngest learners and their families
Test Out of Spanish
Opportunity for incoming 11th graders to test out of Spanish. Una oportunidad para estudiantes que empezaran el 11vo año para ser colocados fuera de la clase de español 1
Art Art Art!
MESA students demonstrate original thinking and voice through visual art
Service Learning @ MESA
MESA students volunteered as Monarch Ambassadors!
2022-23 Annual Update and Enrollment
Complete the annual update or application for enrollment to secure your spot in MESA today!
Canvas User Guides for Parents
Canvas is a learning management system that helps organize instruction by connecting the digital materials that teachers and students use in one easy place. Canvas will include a daily live teaching component, attendance, and grading expectations for credit. Students will visit Canvas to check their calendar for upcoming due dates, access course materials, and submit assignments. Parents can use Canvas to keep up with their student's calendars and assignments.
What's Up in Mapleton!
Wolverine Welcome Back-to-School Event
The Mapleton Education Foundation invites you to join us for school at the annual Wolverine Welcome Back to School event! This event will feature valuable back-to-school resources in one convenient location to help your children prepare for a great year ahead!
Free Health Meals this Summer in Mapleton
Mapleton is offering free summer meals from May 30 - June 30 at two locations in the district! Learn more!
Achieve your dreams! Enroll in Mapleton!
Mapleton is now enrolling for the 2023-24 school year! The online enrollment process starts here.
Universal Preschool and Mapleton - Working Together!
Beginning in the 2023-24 school year, the Colorado Department of Early Childhood (CDEC) will fund up to 15 hours per week of high-quality, voluntary preschool for every child in Colorado for the year before entering Kindergarten (Pre-K). Families will apply for preschool through the Universal Preschool Program (UPK) family portal.
Board of Education selects New Superintendent of Schools
On Tuesday, April 25, Mapleton’s Board of Education voted unanimously to confirm Mr. Mike Crawford as the new Superintendent of Schools. Mr. Crawford will succeed Superintendent Charlotte Ciancio for the 2024-25 school year.
CTE Pathways - Curricular Material Review
Teaching and Learning Services requests your review of Cengage Career and Technical Education curricular materials to support student learning in Career and Technical Education courses at Mapleton.
Mapleton is seeking volunteers to serve on the Construction Advisory Committee!
Mapleton is looking for volunteers to serve on the Construction Advisory Committee! Help us oversee the success and implementation of Mapleton's "Final Four" capital improvement projects. Learn more!
4A Mill Levy Override - Project Update
Funds from Mapleton's Mill Levy Override are supporting school rebuilds, career and technical preparation opportunities, safety and security improvements, and competitive salaries for teachers and staff. Learn more!
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts Mission Statement
Mapleton Expeditionary School of the Arts is a community of students, staff, and parents dedicated to academic exploration and discovery. We ensure all students excel as critical and creative thinkers who positively engage in the community through a system characterized by:
- Rigorous core content viewed through the lens of the arts;
- Compelling, inquiry-based learning expeditions;
- Deliberate character development Service learning; and
- A culture that fosters both risk-taking and reflection.
8980 York St.
Thornton, CO 80229
School Phone Number:
Annaleah Bloom, Director
Pat Weir, Assistant Director
Ryan Fuss, Assistant Director
8:23 a.m. - 3:35 p.m.