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

Dr. Renee Garriss, Principal  |   Dr. Whitney Spooner, Assistant Principal

Click here to read Dr. 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

SchoolSupplyKitSchool Supply Kits and Teacher Wish Lists for 2016-2017

You may now order your supply kits for the 2016-2017 school year online at www.schooltoolbox.com until June 5th. A “sample” kit has been placed in the foyer of Mtn. View ES for your perusal.

2016-2017 Supply 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 http://mvezumba.eventbrite.com/ to register. You will need to bring your printed ticket the morning of your event. Please email Mrs. Janas with any questions.

MilitaryChildRecognizing 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 here.  

Emily MerrittEmily Merritt Elected Teacher of the Year for 2016 - 2017

Specials Needs 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 Special Education. Read More...

Amy IngleeAmy 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 Secretary.  Read More...

BirthdaybagsSnack Sacks /
Birthday Bags

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 view a flyer with more information.

2016 - 2017 Class Placement Input Form -
Deadline May 6, 2016

Please complete and submit a hard copy of the 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 name.**

Early Dismissal
Last Two Days of School

Students will be dismissed at 12:30 PM on the last two days of school (May 24th and May 25th).

 IOWA Assessment Data -
Fall 2015

This year 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 Iowa 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 Milestones.

Mountain View AchievesJump Rope for Heart 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 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
2015 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 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.

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.

Mountain View RebuildMountain View Rebuild Information
Please click here to view the Project Outline for our school rebuild.

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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