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 Information

Mountain View Receives
2014 Georgia SHAPE Award

Mountain View Elementary School was awarded the 2014 Platinum Achievement in Wellness from the Governor’s SHAPE Honor Roll.
"On behalf of Georgia SHAPE, we recognize and applaud your school, students, and teachers for demonstrating excellence in physical activity measures. We extend our gratitude for your service to our children because we would not be able to move in a positive direction without the help of your administrators and teachers. As a state, we want our children to be able to learn in the best environments possible. Ensuring they have adequate physical activity time is a key component of the ideal learning environment."
Dr. John Barge, Superintendent, Georgia State Schools
Gov. Nathan Deal
Dr. Brenda Fitzgerald, Commissioner, Georgia Department of Public Health

Fall Pictures - August 27th

FALL PICTURES will be on Wednesday, August 27th.  To read more about picture day, please go to the following link:  http://georgiaclassicimages.com/school page/parents/
To access order forms on line, click on this link:  http://georgiaclassicimages.com/fall-samples/. 

This is a prepay program.  No proofs will be sent home. 

Mountain View Recognized as
Gold-Fit Friendly Worksite

Mountain View has been recognized as a Gold Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for 2014. Our school was commended for recognizing the importance of a healthy workplace and taking important steps to create a culture of wellness by providing support to employees.

CCSD Bus Route Information
CCSD Bus Routes for the 2014-2015 school year are now available on the CCSD website.  Runs and maps will be posted at your local school for review prior to the first day of school. 

During the months of August and September if temperatures reach 90 degrees or higher students may bring water in containers with a screw on lid to drink on the bus.  

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 CCSD Transportation website.

School Supply List for 2014 - 2015

Lunch Prices for 2014 - 2015
Please click here for lunch prices for 2014 - 2015, online lunch payment information, and nutrition standards for all foods sold in schools.

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

Important Information for Parents
for 2014 - 2015 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.

Maureen Armstrong Elected
Teacher of the Year

Art teacher Maureen Armstrong has been elected Teacher of the Year for 2014 – 2015. Mrs. Armstrong has taught at Mountain View for 6 years and has taught in Cobb County for 8 years.  Before becoming a teacher she worked for thirteen years as a graphic designer. Mrs. Armstrong says “I knew I had found my "calling" when I began teaching Art because the time with the children would always leave me energized and looking forward to the next day. I enjoy creating with the children and watching them grow as artists and as human beings."

First grade teacher JoAnn Cushman has been elected Runner-Up Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Cushman has taught for 12 years at Mountain View and is very thrilled to be working with first graders. Mrs. Cushman earned her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood from Georgia State, her Master’s Degree in Early Childhood from Kennesaw State University, and her Specialists in Instructional Technology from West Georgia. Her wonderful husband of 25 years and her two daughters, 17 and 20, keep Mrs. Cushman very busy outside of school.  She also loves shopping, gardening and relaxing at the pool.

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!

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

Brian Devore was selected as the recipient of the prestigious Southern District Elementary School Physical Education Teacher of the Year Award.  The award was 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! You deserve it! 

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.

Gold Award

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