Welcome to Mountain View
A Georgia School of Excellence
Celebrating Over 80 Years of Excellence

Dr. Renee Garriss, Principal  |   Melanie Smith, Assistant Principal

1928         to        2014

Photo Tour of Mountain View Elementary

News and Announcements 

Mountain View Recognized By
Let's Move!
Active Schools for
Promotion of Physical Activity
Let's 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 physical activity.

2014-2015 Class Placement Input Form
Please submit a hard copy of the Class Placement Input Form to the front office to the attention of Melanie Smith by May 7, 2014. Due to SPAM filters, email submissions cannot be accepted.

We will use the information on the completed form to make the best possible placement for your child. Due to multiple factors considered in placement, we cannot always guarantee that specific requests can be honored. Just a reminder, please do not request a particular teacher by name

Nutrition Standards for Foods
Sold in Schools
Please click here to view a Summary of Nutrition Standards for all foods sold in schools as required by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010.

Christine Nielsen Elected Classified Employee of the Year
Congratulations to our Classified Employee of the Year for 2014-2015, Christine Nielsen. Christine does an amazing job with a smile on her face and a song in her heart every day. She truly loves being at Mountain View and we love having her!

Preparing Your Child for Kindergarten
For information about preparing your child for Kindergarten, please read the following:
Kindergarten Philosophy and Online Parent Resources
Preparation for Kindergarten
and a Typical Kindergarten Day

Letter to Parents Regarding Making Up Lost Instuctional Time
Please read the letter from Dr. Garriss regarding  how Mountain View is going to make up lost instructional time due to inclement weather.

Mountain View Receives
Georgia SHAPE Grant

The Georgia Department of Public Health and the Governor’s SHAPE Initiative are pleased to announce that Mountain View Elementary is one of 15 Georgia schools that will receive a $3000 Georgia SHAPE school grant.  The grant will help pay for fitness equipment to be installed at intervals around the track area for students and staff to utilize before, during, and after school. For more information about this prestigious award, please view the news release from the Georgia Department of Public Health.

Coach Brian Devore Named
Southern District Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year

Brian Devore has been selected as the recipient of the prestigious Southern District Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award.  The award will be officially presented to Mr. Devore at an awards luncheon on Saturday, February 22, 2014, at the Southern District AAHPERD Convention in Lexington, KY. Way to go, Mr. Devore……now on to win the nationals! You deserve it! 

Vision 2026 - A Community Conversation About the Future of Your School District and Your Schools
Please visit http://www.cobbk12.org/vision2026/ for more information.

Board Approves Calendars for
2014-15, 2015-16 School Years
The Board of Education approved calendars for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years during its Sept. 26, 2013 meeting. Conference weeks and any early release days will be determined at a later date.

Letter to Parents Regarding Instructional Coaching
The attached letters (English and Spanish versions) from
Dr. Hinojosa explains to parents the purpose for our reserved instructional coaching time on Wednesdays.

Instructional Coaching Letter (English)
Instructional Coaching Letter (Spanish)

Important Information for Parents
for 2013 - 2014 School Year
Please visit the Important Information page for details about car rider procedures, morning drop off, afternoon check out, attendance protocol, bus lot/fire lane, transportation changes, mandated reporter law for volunteers, our new buzz in system, and more.

Parent Brochures for Math
Kindergarten Math Brochure 2013-2014
First Grade Math Brochure 2013-2014
Second Grade Math Brochure 2013-2014
Third Grade Math Brochure 2013-2014
Fourth Grade Math Brochure 2013-2014
Fifth Grade Math Brochure 2013-2014

School Supplies for 2013 - 2014
Mountain View School Supply List 2013-2014

Meal Prices for 2013 - 2014
Lunch prices for elementary students will remain at $2.15 for the 2013-2014 school year. Please click here for complete meal price information for the 2013-2014 school year.

Gold Award

Mountain View
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