Welcome to Mountain View
A Georgia School of Excellence
Celebrating Over 80 Years of Excellence
Dr. Renee Garriss, Principal |
Dr. Whitney Spooner, Assistant Principal
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1928 to 2017
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News and Information
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Good News at Mountain View
You're Invited to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on July 27th at
7:30am to officially open our NEW Mountain View Elementary
If you are interested in the Lassiter Baseball Camp from June
5-8, please click on the registration link below.
Baseball Camp Registration
The next content
acquisition process will include K-12 Science and Social
Studies. As we continue to establish a balanced instructional
approach as outlined in the Cobb Commitment, we will consider
resources that support this model and address the needs
identified through our needs assessment and district data.
To ensure that teachers have ample time
to review resources in Fall 2017, we are beginning the process
now with the distribution of needs assessments to teachers,
admin, and parents. Having this information early means we can
schedule the Phase 1 committee to meet over the summer to
conduct a standards alignment of potential resources in
preparation for Phase 2 training and implementation in September
Congratualtions to Anna Turner! She is the 100th graduate
to earn her STEM certification!
Read her interview here!
You can order your child's supplies for next year!
https://www.schooltoolbox.com/ and click on "Find
Boxes Now" or "Pre-Built Boxes" to search for
Mountain View Elementary Marietta, GA.
School Tool Box Flyer
Congratulations to Angela Smith, Anna Turner, Debby Taylor,
Hannah Roge, Robyn Greco, and Doreen Campbell! These six teachers have received their
Congratulations to Kristin Shildneck and Barbara Glynn!
Kristin is our Teacher of the Year and Barbara is our Certified
Employee of the Year!
Congratualtions to the Mountain View Chess Team! We
placed 5th in the State at the tournament! Way to go to
the Chess Club and the students that participated!
We received the
following information from Cobb County DOT: “Davis Road, between
Holly Springs Road and Sandy Plains Road, will be closed April 3
– July 3, for roadway improvements necessary due to relocation
of Mountain View ES. We apologize for the impact to bus routes
during the end of this school year. However, fortunately, the
detour route is a short one – Holly Springs Road to Sandy Plains
If you have any questions you may contact
COBB COUNTY DOT/ ATKINS 1890 County Services Pkwy/Marietta, GA
30008/Tel: (770) 420-6654 or access the Cobb County DOT Website:
Arial view of our new school as of 3/6/2017
2017-18 School Choice
The Cobb County School
District is again offering School Choice (HB 251
and SB10) transfers for the 2017-2018 school year. Individual
capacity information and applications will be available
February 1, 2017 on the District website.
For more information,
2017-18 School Choice
Deadline for applying is
Tuesday, February 28, 2017.
Congratulations to Nancy
Janas!!! SHAPE America has announced Nancy Janas as the
2017 SHAPE America Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart
Recognition Award recipient!
Read the press release here!
Lily Atalla won FIRST place in the County Science Fair for her
Big Crystal Growing Experiment! Way to go Lily!
Congratulations to all students that
participated in the Science Fair! Every entry was amazing!
The winners of the Science Fair are:
1st Place - Mark Peyton and Lily Atalla
2nd Place - John Peter and Alizah Kazmi
3rd Place - Logan Crispo and Isabel Liu
Here is the Advanced Content
If you were unable to attend the meeting you may review the
The Cows Were Flying at Mountain View
Thanks to a very successful MadDash fund raiser we were able to
see cows fly! Every student that raised $100 or more
received a cow that was dropped from a helicopter! Thank
you to everyone that participated in our fund raiser!
The Cobb County School District is
offering the community an opportunity to review
resources being recommended for use in 3 - 12 English Language
Arts and K– 12 ESOL.
Click on the link for more information:
The Angry Birds Came! 5th Grade had a blast!
When you are dropping your child/ren off in the morning
or picking them up in the afternoon please do not park in
surrounding neighborhoods, block any roadways, stop illegally,
or impede the flow of traffic. These infractions can
result in a traffic citation or parking violation.
order to expedite car pool in the safest and most efficient
that you review the following guidelines:
· Please drive slowly.
· Driving in the bus area is prohibited.
· Stay in a single line. For safety reasons, this is a no
· Watch for instruction signs and pull your vehicle all the way
to the beginning of the
drop off area to allow as many students to enter/exit their
vehicle as possible.
· Please do not ever let students out of your vehicle until you
are in the drop off area which
is staffed by Mountain View personnel.
· Students must enter/exit their vehicles on the passenger side
· Parents, please do not get out of your cars. If you need to
come inside or assist your child,
please park your car and escort your student.
· All student materials are to be secured and organized prior to
exiting the vehicle.
· Please allow extra time during inclement weather.
· The school doors open at 7:20 a.m.
Riders may begin unloading in the carpool area at
· Should your child need additional assistance getting out of
the vehicle or unloading
items, please park and walk your student into the building.
· Students will be marked tardy if they are not in their
classrooms when the bell rings at
7:50 a.m. If your child is tardy, please park your car and
escort your child to the office to
check them into school.
· The carpool lane tends to back up as the time approaches 7:45.
To avoid tardies, you may
want to leave home earlier in the drop off window.
NOTE: Students are not permitted to be dropped off at the
community center or in the parking lot.
All students must be accompanied by an adult to the
school’s front door. Once inside, parents are encouraged to
say their “goodbyes” in the lobby area.
· All carpool students will wait for their
ride in our cafeteria in a designated grade level
· Please display your car rider tag on your rear view mirror to
expedite our ability to call for
your student(s). Mountain View duty personnel and safety patrol
will escort the student to
· If you do not have a car rider tag on display, you will need
to park your vehicle to retrieve
Thank you for your cooperation with keeping everyone’s safety in
Parent information Sheet - Click on the PDF file below to review
the instructions on using Blackboard.
Mountain View Recognized as Platinum
has been awarded the Platinum
Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association. As a
Platinum level award recipient, Mountain View has fulfilled key
criteria and demonstrated a strong commitment to providing a
healthy workplace for employees.
Parent Guide to Office 365
Please use the links below to assist you in accessing and
downloading Office 365 at home:
Consent via Email
Consent via Synergy ParentVUE
Merritt Elected Teacher of the Year for 2016 - 2017
Preschool teacher Emily Merritt has been elected Teacher of the
Year for 2016 – 2017 by her colleagues. Mrs. Merritt is a native
of Marietta, grew up attending Cobb County Schools, and is a
graduate of Pope High School. Mrs. Merritt attended the
University of Georgia where she received her Bachelor’s degree
in Therapeutic Recreation. She then continued her education at
Georgia State University where she earned a Master’s degree in
Inglee Elected Classified Employee of the Year for
2016 - 2017
Congratulations to Amy Inglee for being
elected Classified Employee of the Year for 2016 – 2017. Mrs.
Inglee has done an excellent job as the Registration Clerk at
Mountain View for the past 7 years. Before coming to
Mountain View, Mrs. Inglee stayed at home for 12 years to raise
her two girls. Before that, she was a Travel Agent and a
National PTA Names
Mountain View Elementary a 2015-2017 National
School of Excellence
We are excited to announce that Mountain
View Elementary School has been named a National PTA School of
Excellence! As a National PTA School of Excellence, MVES made
significant progress to
welcome and empower families to support student success and
school improvements during the course of the 2014-2015 school
Mountain View Elementary School joins an elite group of schools
recognized by the National PTA
partnership with families through PTA to enrich the
educational experience and overall well-being for all students.
Mountain View Selected Safe Route
to School Forum Partner of the Year
Congratulations to Mountain View Elementary School and PTA for
being selected as the North Georgia Region 2015 Partner of the
Year at the Safe Routes to School Forum.
This demonstrates outstanding commitment to encouraging
students to walk and bike to school and an admirable dedication
to caring for the environment.
Mountain View Receives
Georgia SHAPE Award
Mountain View Elementary School was awarded
the 2015 Platinum Achievement in Wellness from the Governor’s
SHAPE Honor Roll.
This award recognizes Mountain View's dedication
to creating a healthy school environment and a culture of
wellness for staff, students, and community.
Mountain View Receives Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s
Project S.A.V.E.’s Heart Safe Certification
Mountain View has completed the
Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Project S.A.V.E.’s Heart Safe
certification. Our Cardiac Emergency Action Plan has been
formulated and practiced in the event of a Sudden Cardiac
We are fired up to announce that Mountain View has won the 3-2-1
Blastoff Award in the amount of $150! Fire Up Your Feet is
a core program of Safe Routes to School National Partnership
available to any elementary and middle school (grades K-8)
nationally. Please click here for more information about the
Fire Up Your Feet
Mountain View Recognized By
Active Schools for
Promotion of Physical Activity
Move! Active Schools, a
sub-initiative of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move!
campaign, recognized Mountain View for creating an active school
environment that provides students with opportunities to move
throught the school day. To earn recognition, Mountain View
improved its physical education and student wellness policies
and programs, including the addition of physical activity
options throughout the school day, the promotion of active
commuting, and the implementation of policies that support
Please click here to view the
Project Outline for our school rebuild.
District Direction for
Please click here to view the chart entitled
"One Team, One Goal: Student Success."