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Bus 839 is delayed due to mechanical difficulties.  The bus left the building at 4:20.
Swimkids
Upcoming Events
Today
- Day 1
6:00 AM - 6:05 AM
- Career Day (2nd Grade)
1:20 PM - 3:30 PM
Tomorrow
- Day 2
6:00 AM - 6:05 AM
Repeating Event - Chorus Rehearsal
8:15 AM - 9:00 AM
PWCS News
 
Welcome to Mountain View Elementary School!
 Recognized as a School of Excellence for 13 years

5600 McLeod Way,
Haymarket, VA 20169
Office Hours 
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
School Hours  9:00 AM (Doors open) 
9:10 AM (Tardy Bell)
3:50 PM Dismissal

School Phone 703-754-4161
Absence Line  703-530-4397
Transportation 571-402-3902
Cafeteria         703-754-3282

Vision Statement
Cougars are: Creative, Optimistic and Understanding.
As we Grow, we are Accountable for what we do and are Respectful to all in order to be Successful.

 

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A Note from Mrs. Schrecker
Dear Mountain View Family and Friends,
    It is with deep regret that I must inform you that this is my last year serving as Principal of Mountain View Elementary.  I will be relocating with my family to Arizona in July.  My time at Mountain View has been absolutely incredible!  The staff, students and parent community are second to none.  It has been my pleasure to watch the Mountain View Elementary Community embrace STEAM via our MakerSpace initiative and I am so very proud of the work that has been done.  
    The process for identifying a new Principal will begin soon.   I will work closely with the new Principal to ensure a smooth transition and a positive start to the 2015-16 school year. 
Sincerely,
Michelle Schrecker
Principal, Mountain View Elementary
 

 
Parenting Workshop at Glenkirk Elementary School
Parenting Workshop at Glenkirk Elementary School
(Outstanding Reviews from last year)Paid by Glenkirk PTO
10 Ways to Stop Defiance, Disrespect and Yelling
With America's Calm Coach Kirk Martin and son, Casey
Dates: Monday, June 8, 2015 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
and Tues., June 9, 2015 from 9:00am-10:30am
Please see the attached for more details and website information with video clips.

 

 

SOL Lunch Changes
During the SOL testing period, (May 19-June 5, 2015) our classroom lunch schedules will be altered on testing days only. Please click here to review the lunch schedules.
Parents of Rising 6th Graders - Bull Run MS
Parent Information Night for Rising 6th Graders
There will be an Information Night for parents of Rising 6th Graders attending Bull Run Middle School on May 26th at 6:30 p.m. in the BRMS cafeteria.​  Please click here to view more information. 
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Young Hero's Breakfast a Great Success!  The Young Hero's is a club sponsored by Mrs. Cole, our school counselor.  Our...

Posted by Mountain View Elementary School on Sunday, May 17, 2015
We Need YOU!!
MVES PTO Board nominations/Volunteers needed for the 2015/16 school year. The PTO Board is a group of parents/grandparents who coordinate volunteer, enrichment, and fundraising opportunities for the MVES community. This year, the PTO board will donate over $20,000 to support the school. The PTO Board also coordinates the Before School Enrichment Program and teacher appreciation efforts. A PTO Board Member is invited to participate on the Assistant Principal Interview Panel. Nominations are being sought for the following positions: President, Vice President, and Treasurer. 
The Board is also in need of Committee Chairs for the following 2015/16 events:  Before School Enrichment Program, Fall Carnival (to be in conjunction with our 20th year Anniversary), Father Daughter Dance, Talent Show, and Silent Auction, 5K Run, Teacher Appreciation, Popcorn Friday, and Box Tops.  Some pre-planning this summer will ensure a great success next year!   
If you are interested, please contact Elizabeth Stafford, PTO President  or Michelle Schrecker, Principal.


 
Kindergarten Registration
Please bring your child for screening - Age requirement for KG is 5 years of age by September 30th
Required Documentation: Original Birth Certificate, Physical/Immunization Record dated within one year of date of entry, Verification of Address (Contract/Deed, Lease Agreement, Notarized Affidavit of PWC Residency), two forms of ID of parent/guardian (i.e., driver's license, car registration, voter registration, other bills).


 
CMC's Rock Camp
Students, ages 6-18, have an opportunity at Contemporary Music Center during the summer to learn the ins and outs of playing in a band with a professional coach. Click here more information about CMC's Rock Camp and FAQ's.

 
Battlefield Academic Camps - Registration Now Open!
Have fun, while gaining knowledge in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math), at the Battlefield Summer Academic Camps. Battlefield's ILITE Robotics (indicated by *), along with the Battlefield IT staff, will host a wide range of camps during June and July: Fun with Information Technology, Lego Robotics with EV3*, STEM 1 - Matter Happens* and STEM 2 - Imagination Infusion*. For registration and information: ILITE Robotics Camps*, Complete listing of all camps
Coding with Kids
Introducing computer programming to your kids can be a challenge, especially for those who aren't familiar with the nuances of code. Fortunately, in the last few years, a number of apps, software, and guides have been produced that make the often-complex subject of computer coding easy to grasp for young learners. So where to begin? Click here for a few resources to share with your children to help them start learning about programming.

 
MakerSpace Donations
Mountain View's MakerSpace will provide an avenue to integrate the Arts and 21st Century skills to create STEAM opportunities for students. To provide our students with various reusable, recycled, or new materials to invent, create, build, and program, we are reaching out to the school community. To those who have sent in supplies, we thank you! The students have been making and creating! When spring cleaning, please keep us in mind for: twine or string, spools, springs, empty tape spools, dowels, bottle caps, lego wheels or supplies to make wheels, lego's, building blocks, and building items used to create prototypes. To view the list and sign-up - click here! Items can be sent in or dropped off at school during normal school hours. The list is updated on a regular basis, so please check back often! Thank you for your support - it's been a great year!!!!

 

MVES Partners with UMW


In partnership with the University of Mary Washington (UMW), College of Education, Mountain View Elementary is the first elementary school in Prince William County to create a curriculum-focused MakerSpace. This innovative space is designed to encourage the use of current and emerging technology tools that support creativity, innovation, and personal engagement within the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields.
 
This MakerSpace, joined together with the Library, Computer Lab, and Broadcast Room, will provide an avenue for teachers and students to:
  • create STEM experiences, integrated with the Arts and 21st Century skills to create STEAM.
  • have open access to current and emerging technologies.
  • use experiential learning and authentic investigative practice, allowing learners to share, discuss, and compare new creations.
  • incorporate 21st century skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, communication, project and resource management, creativity, and adaptability within important curricular content to enhance student performance.
Opportunities for our school community to participate and support our MakerSpace are welcome!!

 
Get Involved - Volunteer!
There are numerous opportunities to get involved with our MakerSpace and S.T.E.A.M. initiative and your support matters. Lend your Expertise and/or Be a Guest Speaker! To sign-up, please visit this link:

STEAM Volunteer and/or Career Speaker 

 
 
 
New PWCS E-News Subscription Portal
The new PWCS E-News, an extension of Blackboard Connect, will email news, closing announcements, and alerts to parents and the community. This replaces the system currently used for E-News. Signing on to the new subscription portal will enable users to choose what types of messages are received and from which schools. Staff, students, parents, and the community can sign up now at: PWCS E-News.


Study Island
Students have access to a great reading resource to learn throughout the year and prepare for the state standardized tests (SOL's).  The school purchased, web-based program called Study Island, is accessible to students from school or home. All students in grades 4 - 5 have a username and password which is given out by the classroom teacher. Click here for an overview of the program. 

We are excited about the benefits this program can bring to our students, and we encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity by using Study Island. Please feel free to contact Study Island at 800-419-3191 or
support@studyisland.com if you have any questions.

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