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Link your Kroger Plus Card HERE to the Community Rewards Program and earn money for our school with every purchase, every time! MVES is easy to find... #43266!! Kroger’s Atlanta Division customers are eligible to re-enroll in the Kroger Community Rewards program on an annual basis, Sept-August.


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Pick up your Publix Key Fob in the front office. Then give it to the cashier when checking out. Publix paid MVES over $1,850 in 2014-2015.






Thursday, May 3, 2018 @ 4 - 8 PM
1000 McCollum Parkway, Kennesaw (770) 428-3941


Includes admission for skating, skate rental, playground, one game laser tag
plus 2 slices of pizza and soft drinks

All proceeds will benefit the 5th grade fundraising for ceremony and celebration,
and the 5th grade gift to the school.

Click HERE for the form and instructions to email or send in:)



Great news MV Parents -- PTA has partnered with 1st Day School Supplies and 
our convenient school supply kits are ready to order! 

Click the link below to order now. The deadline to order is June 15...order early to check this off your list!


This Month at MVES:

Apr 23: FINAL DEADLINE to Buy Yearbooks!  📖
Apr 25: Field Day / Sports-A-Thon Day for 3rd-5th Grades 🚩

Apr 26: Kindergarten Visitation Day @ 8:15-9:30a
Apr 27: Field Day / Sports-A-Thon Day for PreK-2nd Grades 🚩
Apr 27: Kung Fu Panda Spirit Night @ Marietta Martial Arts, 6-9:30p
May 1: Dance with Dad & Move with Mom, K-2nd @7:20-7:40a 💃
May 3: Dance with Dad & Move with Mom, 3rd-5th @ 7:20-7:40a 💃
May 8: Zaxby's Spirit Night @ 5:30–8:00p 
May 17: Spring After School Clubs End - Please send teacher note for dismissal changes! 
May 17-22: Georgia Milestones Retest 
May 22: Early Release @ 12:20p 
May 23: LAST DAY OF SCHOOL + Early Release @ 12:20p 

Click HERE To View the 2017-18 MVES PTA Calendar
Click HERE to View the 2017-18 Cobb County School Calendar (note the Early Release Days!)

Add to your Google Calendar -- click HERE for "how-to".


2018 Field Day + Sports-A-Thon THIS WEEK!

Field Day is April 25 & 27!  For Field Day 2018 we are incorporating a Sports-A-Thon to raise funds and help "close the gap" for Foundation.  As many of you are aware, the Foundation has a $30,000 gap in funds this year. These funds are critical for paying for our Science Lab and Technology Lab Teachers’ Salaries.

To assist in closing this gap, we have partnered with the National Academy of Athletics to have a Sports-A-Thon on Field Day!  Sports-A-Thon is a school-wide event for students where they practice their goal-kicking skills and raise some money in the process. 

Students will rotate through fun Field Day water stations and wacky sports-themed stations. At the soccer goal station, students will have 8 attempts to kick goals and each goal made will count toward their Sports-A-Thon pledge.  All students will participate in all stations.  

Dates to Remember:

  • Tuesday, April 24 – Final Day to turn in your Sponsor Form(s) to your Homeroom Teachers.
  • Wednesday, April 25 – 3rd-5th Grade Field Day/Sports-A-Thon 🚩 
  • Friday, April 27 – PreK-2nd Grade Field Day/Sports-A-Thon 🚩 
  • Monday, April 30 – Sponsors receive an email from with their PayPal invoice from Sports-A-Thon. **PLEASE NOTE: Sponsors do not need a PayPal account to pay their invoice--a credit or debit card can be used after clicking on the payment link in the email.  
  • Friday, May 4 – Final date to make payment for Sports-A-Thon pledges and donations. ALL payments must be received by this date for your student(s) to be eligible for the All-Star Party. 
  • Thursday, May 10 – All Star Party for students who raise a minimum of $50 (payments must be received for eligibility); Prizes based on pledges/donations will be distributed!

A few things to keep in mind:

  • Water activities are happening! 💦 Please have your student wear his/her class t-shirt, bring a towel, a change of clothes and shoes, and their water bottle on their Field Day/Sports-A-Thon. Please put sunscreen on your student BEFORE coming to school. 
  • Lost your pledge form or need more?  Click HERE and look for the download link under the FAQ section.
  • Ms. Janas needs 6 sprinklers, hoses and hose splitters. 💦 If you have any of these items you’d be willing to lend for the Field Days/Sports-A-Thon, please EMAIL her.
  • Parent Volunteers are needed!  Please click HERE to signup and join the FUN! 😄 

Thank you in advance for your support, and we look forward to seeing all the students have a fun, active day!

For more information and questions click HERE.  Look for more communications to come through your student’s folder, PawPrints newsletter, Room Rep emails, and on our Mountain View PTA & Foundation Facebook Page.

Thank you for being a part of this great experience. Please visit for additional details or any questions.

Thank you,
Mountain View Foundation Board Members




Dance with Dad/Move with Mom!
Tuesday, May 1st (K-2nd)
Thursday, May 3rd (3rd-5th)

7:20 am - 7:40 am
Mountain View Elementary School

Join your student on May 1st or May 3rd for Dance with Dad/Move with Mom! Get your day started with a fun Zumba workout for parents and kids. Event will be held at the back of the school. Please register HERE to attend. 

Please be respectful of the carpool line and do not park in the bus lanes.
For questions please EMAIL the PTA Health & Wellness Committee.  

Spirit Night at Marietta Martial Arts
Kung Fu Panda Night
4/27 6-9:30pm
100% Proceeds Back to MVES! 

Our Partner in Education, Marietta Martial Arts, is offering a Parent's Night Out for our students. 100% of the proceeds will be donated back to our school!  The event runs from 6-9:30 pm at any of the three Marietta Martial Arts locations. Students will play exciting Kung Fu Panda themed games, eat pizza, and can come dressed as their favorite Kung Fu Panda character.  MMA will donate all of the fees back to you elementary school and the cost is only $20 for the 1st family member, $10 for the second, and $5 for the third or more.  All students are invited to join in the fun! 

REGISTER HERE or at or please call 770.321.1371


Dear Kid Chess Parents,

The Mountain View Kid Chess Trophy Day is on Monday, May 14th. This is a special day during which we celebrate your young chess player's achievements in chess, and we hope that you are able to attend.

The ceremony will take place during the last 30 minutes of your child's normal chess class time. If your child is enrolled in both hours of chess, then they will have 2 separate trophy ceremonies.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

The Kid Chess Coaches

 Summer Camps from our After School Clubs
Continue the fun for your students into the Summer!  Click the links below to visit their websites and register:   

National Academy of Athletics and Builder Bunch donate $10 per student per camp back to our School WOW! 

Kilometer Kids Local Race Events
Keep moving this Spring with a list of 5Ks/1 Mile fun runs in our area!

Kilometer Kids 1 Mile Fun Run - 4/24 @ 5:30pm FREE
Join Atlanta Track Club and its youth running program, Kilometer Kids, for this Cobb County event including a one mile fun run and 50m dash. This free event is open to all children ages 14 and under.  The one mile course is for children ages 6-14, while kids 6 and under can take part in the 50m dash. Registration HERE will be available online through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, April 23, and race day registration is available at the event beginning at 4:30pm.

East Cobb Red Run 5k and 1 Mile Fun Run - 4/28 @ 8am
East Cobb’s premiere race experience is back for the fourth straight year. The East Cobb Red Run includes a 5K, a 1 Mile Fun Run, and Family Festival including inflatables and other kid-friendly activities. The Red Run is more than just a race; it’s an event for your whole family to experience together. Click HERE for registration.

 Legislation & Advocacy  
Voting 5/22
Registered to Vote by 4/24

Qualifying for state elected offices took places last week. To search for who qualified, click HERE. The primary will take place on May 22 and you must be registered to vote by April 24 in order to participate. For online voter registration, click HERE.

The House Appropriations Committee passed the FY '19 budget last week. Gov. Deal's original budget included a $167 million austerity cut, which continues the annual austerity cut in place since 2003. Let your Georgia senator and representative know that a fully funded education budget is a priority. Cumulative austerity cuts for Cobb total nearly $576 million Read more HERE.

 Please check the Lost & Found racks in the Cafeteria!

Want to See Your Student's Name in Lights at the New 'View?  
Visit to order a Birthday Message
that will scroll on the new digital sign!  
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Summer is Coming...

It's hard to believe this school year is almost over.  Summer Camp Registration is in full swing, some with registration ending soon!  Click HERE to see a convenient list of Summer Camps in our area. 

 Upcoming Local School Events

Simpson Middle School

Sign up today for Eagle Eye weekly newsletter: EMAIL us your child's name and grade level

Attention All 8th Graders! “Last Night of Middle School Celebration: Dancing in The Streets” 5/22 @ 6:45 to 9:30pm. Come and enjoy the last night of Middle School! DRESS CODE CAN BE FOUND HERE!     

Click HERE for the latest news from Simpson Middle School.

Hightower Trail Middle School

HTMS is offering summer camps in June -- Join us for one of our sessions! Click HERE for a description of each class, and HERE for additional information and registration form. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis and classes will fill up quickly.  Register early! Questions? Please email HTMSSUMMERCAMP@GMAIL.COM

Husky Headlines is the place to go for everything Hightower Trail -- Events, Dates, Club News, PTSA/Foundation/School Council... it's all there!  Click HERE for the latest Husky Headlines. 

Pope High School

Pope HS School Safety Meeting - 4/30 @ 6pm
Pope High School is hosting a School Safety Meeting on Monday April 30th at 6:00 pm in the performing arts center.  There will be a representative from the district police to discuss safety and security issues with parents. Mr. Flugum, Pope HS Principal, will also give a short presentation on what they are doing at Pope to improve security, and Rebecca Grindstaff and Lisa King will do a short presentation on growth mindsets. Although this will be mostly directed at what is done at Pope, Mr. Flugum wanted to extend the invitation to our whole community for this discussion. 

Click HERE for the latest news from Pope High School.

Lassiter High School

Registration for Kell and Lassiter Spring Football is now open on This year camp will be held from May 7th to 17th at Kell High School. The cost is 20.00 per player and will go towards fall registration. Select “Kell 2018 {Youth SPRING Football}” from the list of options. The program is open to rising K-5th graders. Space is limited so please register today! Questions? Contact for additional information.

Lassiter Soccer will be hosting a summer camp again this summer for Rising 1st Graders-Rising 9th Graders. Summer Soccer Camp will be from June 25-28 and will be from 9-12 at Lassiter High School. All skill levels are welcome to attend camp from beginners to high level players. Email Head Girls Varsity Soccer Coach with questions about camp.

Click HERE for the latest news from Lassiter High School.

Sprayberry High School

Junior Jacket Cheer Interest Meeting - 4/28 @ 10am
Champion Kids (1465 Canton Road, Marietta, GA 30066)

Scholar Academy application window is open!
The application window is now open for SHS 3 Academies - Leadership, Law & Public Service, International Spanish Academy, and Science, Math & Engineering. Click HERE for application information.

Click HERE for all Jr Jackets Sports Programs
Click HERE for the latest news from Sprayberry High School.