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  • Book Fair Bingo Night 

     

    Tuesday, February 21 from 5:30-6:30

    Join us for a night of activities!  Each child will be given a Bingo type board with activities on it. Parents will take their children to the different activities.  After completing the activities children will get a ticket that he/she can exchange for a free book!  They will also be entered into a drawing for a basket of goodies!  Come on out for a fun evening of learning and a free book!

     

     

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  • Book Fair is this Month!

     

    The Book Fair will be the week of February 20th! Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday the hours are: 7:45-4:00.  It will be open late (6:30) on Tuesday the 21st in conjunction with Parent/Student Bingo Board Activity Night. Friday it will close at 1:00.   This is an inexpensive way to build your child's home library and help out the school library!  Happy reading!

     

     

     

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  • My Energy Kit

    Order your free energy kit and help earn money for the school. The kit contains a shower head, a nightlight, light bulbs, and more!  Be a part of the 'Save 10 million kilowatt-hours of energy'. It is a win-win deal!  Check your child's backpack or go to MyEnergyKit.org  

     

     

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  • Two Great Engineering Camps!

     

    It's not too soon to be thinking about summer camps.  We have two great engineering camps in Hickory! Both of these camps fill up quickly so register early. 

    Future Engineers Camp
    Week-long camps for 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, 9th-10th.
    For more information:
    https://nccet.appstate.edu/future-engineer-camps-information 

    Kids in College

    One week-long STEM camp for K-1, 2-3, 4, 5-8.
    June 19-23 from 8:30-3:00.

    For more information:
    https://www.lr.edu/public-events/kids-in-college

     

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  • Catawba County Schools Notification System

     

    Winter

    Please make sure that your contact information (phone/cell numbers, email addresses, etc) are up to date within our system. Make sure we know how your child is to go home if Quest and the other day care facilities are closed due to bad weather. If you need to update, please contact the school with the updated information.

    Also, please take a look at the Parent Notification System page at
    http://www.catawbaschools.net/parentnotify
    for additional information in regards to the notification system.

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  • When are Events Happening? 

     

    The Mountain View Calendar is up-to-date through June 2017! Click on the View Calendar at the bottom of the Upcoming Events to see more.  It is always being updated so you can plan ahead.

     

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From the Principal

  •  Welcome to Mountain View Elementary's 2016-2017 school year!

     

    Dyanne Sherrill

    Principal

School News

  • Title 1 is Helping all the Students

    Mountain View Elementary School, a Title I School, continues to strive for excellence! This year our school continues to qualify as a Title I School. What does that mean? Parents have the opportunity to apply for Free/Reduced Lunch. The percentage of students who qualify for this program determines if schools are eligible to be a Targeted Assisted School or a School-wide Title I School. Schools with 30% -39% percent of Free/Reduced students can receive funds as a Targeted Assisted school. These funds must be used for the students receiving free/reduced lunch. Schools having more than 40% of students receiving free/reduce lunch can receive funds as a School-wide school. These funds can be used for every child in the school. We are currently a School-wide Title I School with 41% of students receiving free/reduced lunch. These additional funds pay for additional teacher assistant support, tutors, computer equipment, and other instructional supplies. Our goal is to provide students with the resources, support, and everything they need to be successful in our school and community. Along with our parents, this educational partnership allows students to go places outside of the instructional walls that surround our school. Students are using tools to navigate the curriculum through technology. They are also able to work collaboratively with peers in the classroom and in the various clubs on campus. Students are learning that they can make a difference in our world by participating in Service Projects throughout the year. No matter how small, no matter how tall; when we work together - oh the places we can go, oh the people we can meet, and oh the difference we can make.

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  • Mountain View Students take on Service Projects

    The students and parents of Mountain View have always been very generous in helping to support programs such as JDRF and Jump Rope for Heart as well as other state and National projects. Although these are worthy and wonderful causes, this year we have decided to let the children be more involved in what it means to help others and have a more hands on approach. This is to teach them about helping others without receiving something in return such as a prize. Each grade level is doing a project to raise money or collect items to serve the community they live in. If possible, they would love to involve everyone in each of the projects. There will be more information coming as each project date gets nearer. If you are able to have your child help in any or several of these projects, we thank you! Announcements will be put on the web page for each project. Thank you in advance for your continued support and generosity as the students learn about helping others. Projects: 2nd grade, November 1-December 6: Toys for Cops (New and gently used toys), December 1-22: 5th & 6th grade collecting cans to feed the hungry, December 1-19 MVTV Salvation Army Tree, January 2-31: Teacher Assistants 'Penny Wars' for Kids in Need, February 1-12: 1st grade, Making and selling Tissue Paper Flowers to support the Back Pack program at our school, March 1-31: 3rd and 4th grade, April: Kindergarten Meals on Wheels and Assisted Living Homes

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  • From Tara Killian, Assistant Principal

    We are going to have a great 2016-2017 school year!

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  • The student day begins promptly at 7:30! Dismissal is 2:30.

    Don't be late! Start the day great!

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