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        2018

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Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:00pm

 

News and Information

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Please click here for information about the end of year lunchroom accounts


It has been such an exciting year in our new building!  It is hard to believe that the school year is coming to a close.  Please click here to read a letter from Dr. Garriss.  Thank you for a wonderful year and we wish for everyone to have a safe and relaxing summer!

Summer


Eagle Scout Service Project:

 “You are Not Forgotten”

Please support Lassiter High School Junior Jay D. of Boy Scout Troop 008 with his project to remember American servicemen & women stationed overseas.

Click this link to see how you can help! 

Donations and letters will be collected in the Learning Commons!


 Sprayberry High School is hosting a free movie night in their stadium on Friday, May 4th at sunset.  Admission is free! 

Movie Night


Can you believe the school year is almost over? This means the PTA is hard at work making plans for the next school year.  And that means it's time for parents to plan ahead for next year by pre-ordering school supply kits.  

We are excited to announce a new partnership with 1st Day School Supplies! We have collaborated with 1st Day School Supplies to help parents and teachers get the exact supplies needed for next school year without the hassle and aggravation of shopping at WalMart, Target or Staples. I have personally found pre-ordering schools supplies to be convenient, easy and hassle free! 

When you pre-order school supplies from 1st Day School Supplies, you can sit back and relax this summer as the temperature hits over 100 degrees and lines at the checkout counter are a mile long.  All because you will have already purchased your school supplies from the comfort of your home! You can make your purchase right now, get started by clicking the image below:

School Supplies


Sports

Field Day is coming April 25 & 27!

For Field Day 2018 we are incorporating a Sports-A-Thon to raise funds and help "close the gap" for Foundation. Students will rotate through fun water stations and wacky sports-themed stations. At the soccer goal station students will have 8 attempts to kick goals and each goal made will count toward their Sports-A-Thon pledge. All students will participate in all stations.

Parent volunteers are needed--please click
HERE to sign up and join in the fun!

 

Dates to Remember:

 

April 18 -- Sports-A-Thon Pep Rally @ 1-1:30pm

April 20 -- Students bring in Fan/Sponsor Forms to Classroom Teacher

April 25 -- 3rd-5th Grade Field Day/Sports-A-Thon @ 8a-1p

April 27 -- PreK-2nd Grade Field Day/Sports-A-Thon @ 8a-1p

April 28 -- Student Sports-A-Thon results calculated & PayPal invoices emailed

May 4 -- Sports-A-Thon PayPal invoices paid by donors, all funds received for All-Star Party invitations

May 10 -- All-Star Party for Students who raise $50 or more!

 

Questions about Sports-A-Thon? Visit www.mtnviewfoundation.org/sports-a-thon 

Sports


Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year...

Ashley Montejo!!!

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Congratulations to our 2018-2019 Classified Employee of the Year...

Karetha Milton!!!

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A BIG Thank You to Piedmont Church for donating an iPad to our school!  The students are going to have so much fun using the iPad in class! 

Piedmont Church


Spirit Night!!

Spirit Night at Marietta Martial Arts – Kung Fu Panda Night Our Partner in Education, Marietta Martial Arts, is offering a Parent's Night Out for our students.  100% of the proceeds will be donated back to your elementary school!  The event runs from 6-9:30 pm on a Friday night.  There are three different Fridays available at any of the three Marietta Martial Arts locations.  Students will play exciting Kung Fu Panda themed games, eat pizza, and can come dressed as their favorite Kung Fu Panda character.  MMA will donate all of the fees back to you elementary school and the cost is only $20 for the 1st family member, $10 for the second, and $5 for the third or more.  All students are invited to join in the fun!

If you have any questions, please call Marietta Martial Arts at 770.321.1371<tel:770.321.1371>.

REGISTER NOW at www.MariettaMartialArts.com<http://www.MariettaMartialArts.com> and click on “Events” then “Spirit Night – Spring”

https://www.mariettamartialarts.com/spirit-night---spring.html

 


 

 

Kindergarten and “New” First Grade Enrollment for 2018-2019

Kindergarten students must be five (5) years old and new first grade students must be six (6) years old on or before September 1, 2018 to register for the 2018-19 school year.

 

Bring your child with you so they can complete a Kindergarten Readiness Screening
Go to this link to sign up for a screening time

Click on this link to view the Registration Letter

 

If you were unable to attend the Kindergarten Orientation, you can view the information that was discussed on this link.


Some of our 5th grade students participated in the Inventure Challenge.  For more images and information on this amazing challenge, please visit  http://www.cobblearning.net/mvutarget/

Inventure 1


Congratualtions to Cara P. and John P.!  They both placed in the Cobb-Paulding Science Fair!  We are so proud of all the students that entered!

Science Fair


Walton High School is offering a Summer STEM Camp!

For more information please click on this link!

Friends


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Mountain View was ranked 45th out of the top 100 schools in Georgia!  Check out Niche.com!

Way to go team!

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Celebrate

Our CCRPI score is in!  99.7!  Thank you to all of the staff and Mountain View Family for all of your hard work!


The Cows Were Flying at Mountain View!

We reached our fundraiser goal!

Congratulations to all of our winners!

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The East Cobber Parade celebrating out Teacher of the Year Kristin Shildneck and our Classified Employee of the Year Barbara Glenn!

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Foundation


Our school opening is now on YouTube!  Click the link below to view our opening!

Mountain View Opening

 


2017-2018 Mountain View Elementary Carpool Procedures

In order to expedite car pool in the safest and most efficient manner, we ask that you adhere to the following guidelines:

 

General Safety Guidelines:

·       Please use both lanes of the driveway when entering Mountain View.

·       Traffic must merge into one lane at the traffic cones.

·       Stay in a single line.  Please do not pass cars unless directed by staff.

·       Your child needs to exit and enter the car from the passenger side (the curb side).  If they cannot exit and enter from this side you will need to park and either walk them across the parking lot or walk over to retrieve them in the afternoon.

Morning:

·       Please pull your car as far forward as possible before stopping to let your student out.  This allows more students to exit their vehicles.

·       Students should be ready to exit the car when it stops.  Please make sure that students are ready to get out when the car stops.

·       Students should exit from the passenger side ONLY.

·       Please drive slowly and watch for pedestrians.

·       Parents are not allowed to get out of their cars.  Should your child need additional assistance getting out of the vehicle or unloading items, please park and escort your student into the building.

·       Please allow extra time during inclement weather.

·       Carpool begins at 7:20 a.m.  Students are not permitted to be dropped off before this time.

·       It is imperative that students are not dropped off in the parking lot, only in the car rider line.

·       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.

Afternoon:

·       Afternoon carpool begins at 2:20 p.m.

·       Cars should pull as far forward as possible before stopping.

·       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 your car.

·       If you do not have a car rider tag on display, you will need to park your vehicle to retrieve your student(s).

·       Parents are not allowed to get out of their cars.  Should your child need additional assistance getting buckled in, please pull into the parking lot to take care of these concerns.

·       Students not picked up by 2:40 will be placed into ASP at the parents’ expense.

 

Walkers will be dismissed after the rush of carpool ends at approximately 2:35. 

 

Thank you for your cooperation with keeping everyone’s safety in mind.


Check out the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and School Opening

CobbCast Blog: http://cobbcast.cobbk12.org/?p=20526


Yellow Tag

Special note to parents of children 8 years old or younger:  A yellow tag will be issued to your student.  Please attach it to his/her book bag. This tag will assist transportation staff to quickly identify that your student is 8 years old or younger, which provides another safety net for proper delivery of your child. The yellow tag must remain on the top strap of your child’s bookbag and be visible to the driver at all times.  For safety purposes, do not write or remove the tag.

 

Water will be allowed on the busses during the months of August and September only.  ALL students may bring water in containers with a screw on lid.  If you have any questions, please contact the Transportation Department at 678/594-8000, or email your transportation area supervisor whose email can be found on the transportation website: http://www.cobbk12.org/centraloffice/Transportation/


Sign up For a Tour of Our NEW School is Now Available!

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Please click on the Sign Up Genius link below to schedule your tour time. 

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0d45aaa822a0fa7-school


Congratualtions to Anna Turner!  She is the 100th graduate to earn her STEM certification! 

Anna Turner

Read her interview here!


 STEM

Congratulations to Melissa Edwards, Megan Zimmerman, Karen Stippich, Angela Smith, Anna Turner, Debby Taylor, Hannah Roge, Robyn Greco, and Doreen Campbell!  These teachers have received their STEM certification!


Congratulations to Kristin Shildneck and Barbara Glynn!  Kristin is our Teacher of the Year and Barbara is our Certified Employee of the Year! 

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 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!


 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! 

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Read the press release here!


Parent Blackboard Portal Link

Parent information Sheet - Click on the PDF file below to review the instructions on using Blackboard.

Parent_BBConnect.pdf


Mountain View Recognized as Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite

Mountain View 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:

o   Consent via Email  

 

o   Consent via Synergy ParentVUE   


                   

 National PTA Names Mountain View Elementary a  2015-2017 National PTA School of Excellence

PTA School of ExcellenceWe 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 year.

Mountain View Elementary School joins an elite group of schools recognized by the National PTA for its partnership with families through PTA to enrich the educational experience and overall well-being for all students.  


Safe Route to School ForumMountain 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
2016 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 Emergency.


Mountain View Wins 3-2-1
Blastoff Award
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 program.


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.



District Direction for
Continuous Improvement

Please click here to view the chart entitled
"One Team, One Goal: Student Success."

 Gold Award

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