October 15, 2014
  Several students attending Mountain View Elementary School have been diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough.  For every diagnosed case of pertussis, there are about nine (9) undiagnosed cases.  A letter from Weld County Department of Public Health and Environment is going home with all students today.  You may click on this link to view the letter for additional information.
  October 15,2014 Public Health Letter
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Welcome to Mountain View Elementary.  A Great Place to Learn!








Mountain View was founded in 1979.  We are proud of our heritage and have a history of excellence within our community.  We are a grade three through five intermediate school and serve a diverse student population of approximately 370 students and their families. Mountain View is a small school environment and we are proud of the fact that our smaller school population helps us to know our students and families better.  Together with our partner school, Tozer Primary, we are a campus that is committed to the highest levels of student engagement, educating the whole child in an environment that is safe and effective.

The vision of the Tozer/Mountain View Campus is to be a Project-Based Learning Community where all individuals collaborate to foster student learning in a safe and respectful environment.


We are committed to providing profound learning opportunities for every child every day.  Our broad based and rigorous curriculum is aligned to the Colorado State Model Content Standards. Our achievement scores are above the state average in every category.  "Investigations" is the core of our math instruction, where we encourage every child to act, think, and write like mathematicians.  Students develop 21st Century Skills in our classrooms, and in our state of the art technology lab.  We educate the whole child in an engaging and safe learning environment committed to the principles of respect for self, others, and learning.

Our mission is to develop learners who contribute to our community.  We instill independence, curiosity, problem solving skills, citizenship, and the ability to communicate and collaborate with others.  

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Register new students in the Mountain View front office. 

Please bring proof of residency as well as the student's birth certificate and immunization record.

Click here for the 2014-2015 School Supply List

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Mountain View School Day

Office Hours 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

First bell to start the day rings at 8:00 am. 
Tardy bell rings at 8:10 am.
Bus Riders are dismissed with a bell at 2:55 pm.
Walkers & daycare van riders are dismissed about 3:00 pm.


  CAMPUS PORTAL ACCOUNTS FOR PARENTS
Instructions for parents to create a Campus portal account are online.  They can be found on the Weld RE-4 District Home Page under Parents > Parent Accounts.  The instructions are on the webpage.  There is also a link to a printable version and videos for the mobile portal app as well.  As stated in the instructions, remember to bring in one form of identification to receive the GUID number.


Time 2 Type - Keyboarding for Kids
Practice Time!

Opportunities for keyboarding practice. Click HERE for a document provided by Weld RE-4 Technology Department which has links to keyboarding practice sites.

Snow Closure, Late Start / Early Release Information
Occasionally there is a weather, safety, or health related issue that requires a school closure or a late start/early release. As soon as the Superintendent of Schools, in consultation with the Directors of both Transportation and Operations, makes a determination to close or implement a late start/early release, the information is released to the public through a variety of means. The district is committed to release the information as soon as possible to inform parents, students, and community members in a timely manner.  Click on this link for detailed information Snow Closure info

Register new students in the Mountain View front office. 

Please bring proof of residency as well as the student's birth certificate and immunization record.


  Monday, November 3, 2014        3:15 to 4:45 pm
PTAC Planning Meeting     (Mountain View & Tozer Primary combined)
Location:  Mountain View modular building-east side

Meeting is for PTAC officers, volunteer coordinators, building Principals and of course any parent interested in learning about and sharing their thoughts on events being planned for the school year.
 




NO SCHOOL - Monday through Friday, November 24 - 28, 2014  Thanksgiving Break

 


TOZER / MOUNTAIN VIEW MOVIE NIGHT
Friday, October 24 in Tozer Gym
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Popcorn is .50/bag & Pizza is $1.00/slice!
FLIERS WILL BE SENT HOME FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16



Adopt A Troop

Mountain View Elementary and Tozer Primary will be sending items to a squadron serving on a Naval ship which includes an uncle of students attending both of our schools.  Donations of money to cover postage $16/box and items to fill the boxes will be collected Monday, November 3 through Thursday, November 6, 2014.  Fliers will go home with students on Friday, October 24th.  Click on this link for the flyer Adopt A Troop 2014.
                                                       

 

The PTAC is Sponsoring

Box Tops Contests

3 Contests during 2014-2015 school year

1. Clip & Trim Box Tops from packages (Please trim on the dotted line)

2. Turn in Box Tops by October 15, 2014, January 14 & April 15, 2015 to homeroom teacher at Mountain View.

3. The class that collects the most Box Tops will win a Kona Ice treat, a popsicle party or an extra recess. Which class will win the new Box Top Champion traveling trophy!

 

Go to http://www.boxtops4education.com/default.aspx to sign up and discover other easy ways to earn cash for Mountain View.


Mountain View Fall Parties will be Friday, October 31, 2014
Costume Guidelines for Students, Staff & Parents

Students may wear their costume to school if they agree to adhere to the following:

Costumes should be worn over or in conjunction with the student’s regular school attire.  It should not be the principle attire for the day.

Costumes must be in good taste and age appropriate. 
*Blood, gore, weapons, or violent depictions are not appropriate for school.

Costumes must allow for students to be fully engaged in learning, and may not hinder the student from being an active participant in all classroom activities, including art, music, or physical education class. 

*Overly bulky costumes, restrictive costumes, revealing or immodest costumes, masks, excessive make-up or face paint, or exaggerated/dangerous accessories are not appropriate for school.

Students wearing costumes that are deemed inappropriate or disruptive to the learning process will be asked to remove their costume or to change into appropriate attire. 

If at all possible, students should be encouraged to change into their costume just prior to the classroom or grade level celebration.  Teachers should allow for this process.

We understand that fall celebrations and the costumes that accompany those celebrations are an important part of our community and school culture.  Our principle mission, however, is to provide purposeful learning experiences in a safe and effective environment that supports and encourages profound learning for every student.  We encourage our students to be active participants in their learning as their first priority. 

Please enjoy the celebrations that are an integral part of our school community, but do so with a mind for learning first and with safety and respect.




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