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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Garriss' Welcome Back Letter to Parents
1928 to 2016
Photo Tour of Mountain View Elementary
News and Information
Please click here to read about
Good News at Mountain View
Supply Kits and Teacher Wish Lists for 2016-2017
may now order your supply kits for the 2016-2017 school year online at
June 5th. A “sample” kit has been placed in the foyer
of Mtn. View ES for your perusal.
List by Grade
2016-2017 Teacher Wish List by Grade
Dance with Dad/
Move with Mom Zumba
Grades K - 2: Tuesday April 26 - 7:30 AM
Grades 3 - 5: Thursday April 28 - 7:30 AM
If you would like to come join in the
fun, please click on
to register. You will need to bring your printed ticket the
morning of your event. Please email Mrs. Janas with any
Recognizing Month of the Military Child
The Georgia Department of Education will join other states and
organizations across the country in celebrating April as the
Month of the Military Child, which is a time to honor the
strength and sacrifices of military children. State School
Superintendent Richard Woods is asking that each district
designate a day to wear purple and honor the children of
military families in Georgia’s public schools.
Cobb County School District selected
Friday, April 29 as our designated day to wear purple and honor
the children of military families.
Should you wish to have additional
resources and information pertaining to the Month of the
Military Child, please click
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
We are excited to announce a new opportunity offered through the
Mountain View Elementary cafeteria to help celebrate your
child's birthday or other special occasion. Please click here to
flyer with more information.
2016 - 2017 Class Placement Input Form -
Deadline May 6, 2016
Please complete and submit a hard copy of
Student Input Form to the front office to
the attention of Dr. Whitney Spooner by May 6, 2016.
Due to SPAM filters, email submissions cannot be accepted. We
will use the information in the Input 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
Last Two Days of School
Students will be dismissed at
12:30 PM on the last two days of school (May 24th and
IOWA Assessment Data -
third and fifth grade students in the Cobb County School
District performed above the national average on the 2015-2016
Iowa Assessments, a set of norm-referenced tests that compare
students’ performance to that of their peers across the United
States. Cobb third graders had an average composite score
ranked in the 59th percentile, meaning that on average Cobb
third graders scored equal to or better than 59% of all other
U.S. third grade students who took the Iowa Assessments.
Composite scores for fifth graders ranked in the 60th
percentile. Also, third graders performed best in science,
scoring in the 64th percentile, and in reading, where they
ranked in the 59th percentile. Scores for Cobb fifth graders
were at the 67th percentile in social studies and 63rd
percentile in English language arts. Please click here for more
information about the
Assessment Data for Fall 2015.
MVES 2015 Milestones Data
Please click here to view a
PowerPoint presentation with audio recorded by Dr.
Garriss which provides information and data about the 2015 Mountain View
Mountain View Achieves National Ranking for
Jump Rope for Heart
Mountain View finished 19th in the Nation and
1st place for Public Schools in Georgia for our contributions to
Jump Rope for Heart for the America Heart Association. Please
click here to find out
how our contributions will make a difference.
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 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.
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."