Family Corner

The school day is from 7:25-2:30, Monday through Friday
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Keeping our scholars safe is our #1 priority at MESA:

As a reminder, the school day is from 7:25-2:30, Monday-Friday. 

To meet with a teacher or staff member, please contact the Main office at 4141-353-3830 to make an appoinment.

2023-2024 Welcome Letter

from Principal Colvin

MESA Family






School Supply

Lists for All Grades

Lunch-Traditional Elementary

Carb Count Menu

Early Dismissal





Improvement Plan

Purchase Uniforms at MESA

School uniforms will be available to purchase all year at MESA. Uniforms will be sold in the school bookstore Monday through Friday. 

ALL grade levels will wear the sky blue polo shirts.

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sky blue youth polo
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  • Text Alerts

    Want to get the most updated information from MESA sent directly to your phone? You will receive notifications and reminders regarding school events, intercessions, student dress down days and holidays.

    Text the word start to 1-855-632-1987 to subscribe!

  • Infinite Campus Access

    If you need access to Infinite Campus please email us your name, your scholar’s name, and their grade to  MESA office staff will contact you with details.

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Community Resources

Food Resources

  • Locate pantries and other sites providing meals or call 211

  • MPS Lunch sites for families

  • Friedens Community Ministries has several food pantry locations in Milwaukee.

  • Apply for FoodShare: Wisconsin families whose children receive free or reduced lunch, including all MESA families, are eligible for free food benefits during school closures and summer. Families currently receiving FoodShare benefits will have the funds automatically added to their account. If your family does not receive benefits or does not receive full benefits, you can still apply online at For information, visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

  • Wauwatosa School District has approval from the Department of Public Instruction to extend our meal program to serve non-District community members who may also benefit from this free service. Meals may be picked up between 11 am and 12:30 pm on Mondays at Whitman Middle School (11100 W. Center Street) and on Tuesdays at Longfellow Middle School (7600 W. North Avenue). If you’re in need of transportation to/from a meal pick-up location, please contact Food Services at (414) 773-2635 to make arrangements. Please click here to place your order.


Mental Health Resources


  • Optum Public Crisis Line offers a toll-free emotional support helpline available to anyone. Caring professionals will connect you to resources. It’s open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Call: 866-342-6802.

  • Doctor on Demand: Medical care and mental health care available with insurance. It’s an app that can be downloaded to your phone.

  • MindStar: Are able to do telehealth sessions. 414-435-1115

  • Family Healing and Wellness Center  414-367-8793

  • Parent Helpline: 414-671-0566 – talk to a live person for any parenting support needed
    Mon. – Thurs. 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM, Fri. 8:30 AM-3:00 PM

  • IMPACT 2-1-1 responds after hours

  • Mental Health America and COVID-19 Resource List:

  • SupportGroups:
    Website featuring 200+ online support groups.

  • For Like Minds:
    Online mental health support network that allows for individuals to connect with others who are living with or supporting someone with mental health conditions, substance use disorders, and stressful life events.

  • 18percent:
    Offers a free, peer-to-peer online support community for those struggling with a wide range of mental health issues.

  • Psych Central:
    Offers online mental health resources, quizzes, news, an “Ask the Therapist” function, and online support communities.

  • 7 Cups:
    Free online text chat with a trained listener for emotional support and counseling. Also offers fee- for-service online therapy with a licensed mental health professional. Service/website also offered in Spanish.

  • Emotions Anonymous:
    An international fellowship of people who desire to have a better sense of emotional well-being. The EA is nonprofessional and can be a complement to therapy.

  • MHA’s Inspire Community:
    An online community where people can connect with others. MHA hosts a dedicated mental health community, but there are communities related to a variety of topics.

  • Lyf App: download app at
    Lyf is a social media app where users share highly personal aspects of themselves without the fear of judgment. It’s the one app where you can be yourself or write anonymously and people won’t degrade or bring you down.

  • Warmlines:
    A warmline is a peer-run listening line staffed by people in recovery themselves.

  • SAMHSA’s National Helpline: Call 1-800-662-4357
    SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.

  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA’s) Disaster Distress Helpline:
    Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746

  • Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
    The Disaster Distress Helpline (DDH) provides crisis counseling and support for anyone in the U.S. experiencing distress or other behavioral health concerns related to any natural or human-caused disaster, including public health emergencies.

  • Crisis Text Line: text MHA to 741741
    You’ll be connected to a trained Crisis Counselor. Crisis Text Line provides free, text-based support 24/7

  • Online AA Meetings



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Senior Citizen/Disability Resources


  • The Milwaukee County Department on Aging is offering home delivery and some meal pick up options.

  • Milwaukee residents older than age 60 who meet certain income requirements can get a free box of healthy food from the Hunger Task Force. Call at 414-777-0483

Google for Education


To support the hundreds of millions of students and educators currently facing school closures, we’re introducing Teach from Home—a hub providing information, tips, training and tools to help remote teaching and learning.
Recent weeks have been especially challenging for teachers, students, and families as schools close and normal routines are disrupted. This transition is all the more daunting for educators who aren’t yet comfortable using technology, let alone our tools, so we want to make it easier to get started. To help with that, we’ve developed Teach from Home, a temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during this crisis. You’ll find resources to enable remote instruction, student engagement, collaboration with peers, and more.

Check out the Google for Education blog


Here are the Google Classroom tutorials for teachers

For More Grade level IT Resources Read more on our IT website 

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