This Month at MVES: 

Now: Order 2020-21 PTA Membership online; Order 2020-21 Foundation Membership online
Sept 20: Deadline to enter choice of Face to Face or Virtual Learning in ParentVUE
Sept 23: Bruster's Drive Thru Spirit Night (5pm-8pm) 🍦
Sept 25: Last day to order a Yearbook for only $30!  ORDER HERE
Oct 7: Virtual International Walk to School Day
Oct 8: Rosa's Pizza Spirit Night (4:30pm-8:30pm)

Oct 15: Zaxby's Spirit Night (5pm-8pm)
Oct 16: Deadline for Reflections Contest Entries
Oct 21: Chipotle Spirit Night (4pm-8pm)
Oct 23: Virtual Trivia Night & MVES Silent Auction (more details coming soon)
Click HERE To View MVES PTA Calendar
Click HERE to View 2019-20 Cobb County School Calendar (note Early Release Days!!)

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



CCSD Updates
Phased Model for Face to Face & Remote Learning Options Update
Re-Opening Plan for Cobb County Updated September 4, 2020

Reopening Plan Overview-

FAQ with the Superintendent-

More FAQ's for parents-

An update to the District-wide COVID-19 weekly case report

You will be able to submit your choice of face to face or continued remote learning beginning  8:00 AM on  September  7th  through  September  20th  using the ParentVUE portal.

Bruster's Spirit Night
Wednesday, September 23rd, 5pm-8pm

Join us for MVES drive thru Spirit Night at Bruster's on Trickum Rd from 5-8pm. A portion of proceeds is donated back to our PTA. See you there!



2020-21 Yearbooks Now on Sale
Lowest Price of the Year extended until 9/25.
This will be a year to remember....So order your memory books!!

Yearbook Price – Lowest Price of the Year has been extended until Friday, 9/25.
Yearbooks are now on sale for $30

Prices increase after 9/25
LOGIN directly to Jostens Yearbooks HERE then sign in to order.


Virtual International Walk to School Day
Wednesday, October 7th


It's Virtual International Walk To School Day! Time to get up and get moving! Walk, run, or ride your bike any distance and anywhere with your family anytime during the day on October 7th. When you finish your activity, print out your “foot” and decorate! Be sure to share your pictures on the Mountain View PTA/Foundation Facebook page and on the Mountain View Moms and Dads page. Tag “Georgia Safe Routes to School Resource Center” by using #iwalk2020 #virtualiwalk and #saferoutesga. We want to have just as big of a group participating as in years past even though we cannot be together. 

Rosa's Pizza Spirit Night
Thursday, October 8th from 4:30pm-8:30pm 
Join us Thursday, October 8th from 4:30-8:30pm for our Rosa's Pizza spirit night!!
You can dine inside (limited seating) OR order carry out!
Please mention Mountain View at checkout!!
20% will be donated back to MVES PTA.


Silent Auction

Dear Friends of Mountain View Elementary...📣



The Annual MVES Silent Auction Fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, October 23rd. Family and Community Partner auction item donations help raise funds to directly benefit our school programs!

Can you help us with a donation of a product or service from your home or business? It will directly help your student's programs at school. All donations are greatly appreciated and are tax-deductible. Your donation can be something as simple as a gift certificate to your business or as exciting as some of the items in the list below:


🔹 Sports tickets...Falcons, Braves, Hawks, UGA, GA Tech...
🔹 Jewelry...Stella & Dot, Chloe + Isabel, unique/customizable creations you make in your home business
🔹 Brand New unique items are always a favorite! ...Yeti coolers, Play Station, X-Box, Virtual Reality glasses, Apple Watch, Fit Bit etc.
🔹 Retail certificates, products, popular services
🔹 Restaurant Gift Cards...local spots, Starbucks, Bruster's, any and all!
🔹 STEM items such as Spheros, Ozobots, & iPads
🔹 Themed, tailgating, kids' games or parties
🔹 Tickets to Social & Cultural events...concert tickets, ballet, comedy shows, museum events

🔹 Travel Getaways at Vacation Rental Properties..beach, skiing, family destinations

Funds raised by Silent Auction directly benefit your student through PTA-funded programs to provide Art and Music Supplies, Clinic and Custodial Supplies, and Teacher Needs beyond what Cobb County provides. Plus your students receive Online Math and Reading Programs funded by PTA to digitally enhance their classroom learning!

In short, your contributions directly support YOUR students at Mountain View Elementary. We are so grateful for your support. Please note that your donation is tax-deductible as Mountain View Elementary PTA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Please email us with questions or item submissions at: 📲


Thank you for your support!
Aimee Ballenger, Angela Rash & Kim Swenson
Mountain View Elementary PTA Silent Auction Chairs




The PTA is missing contact information for many families.

If you have not already signed into Toolkit this school year, please take a moment to do so and verify your information. 

Please confirm that all your current Mountain View Students are listed in your account.  Our room parents will need this information for virtual learning and face to face learning.  

New families can create an account HERE


2020-21 Reflections Contest

"I Matter Because..." is the theme for the 2020-21 Reflections. What a powerful statement!




      MVES PTA would love to see how our students would answer that question. YOU MATTER! You do, and we can't wait to see all the creative ways you express that! Now is a GREAT time to begin your #Reflections project for the upcoming school year. 

Visit for more detailed info. Applications will be posted on the PTA website later this week. 
Watch video at:

Cafeteria News

Need a break from cooking as Virtual Learning gets underway?

The MVES cafeteria is it's own little business and they need to be able to generate revenue in order to keep their awesome staff. They've come up with some clever ways to make money (and help families!) while we're remote. Click here to purchase meal kits. It will really help them out, AND you don't have to think about what to make for breakfast and lunch all week!



5th Grade Cotillion

The Georgia Cotillion cordially invites all 5th grade Mountain View and Garrison Mill students to register for the 2021 Winter season of cotillion classes. The 4 cotillion classes help students develop more well-rounded interpersonal relationship skills, prepare them for social settings, and even groom them to be set apart and prepared for eventual excellence in the professional world. Registration opens October 10, 2020, at 7:00am and will fill up fast so click here to check out session and registration details.


 To Do List:
1. Join PTA:
2. Join Foundation:
3. Follow us on social media:  Facebook mountainviewptafoundation
4. Subscribe to the PTA newsletter:

Wish Your Student Happy Birthday

Wish your student Happy Birthday on the Mountain View Marquee.
Order here:




"Chess Makes You Smart; Here's the Proof! Playing chess has proven to help students enhance their creativity, improve their power of concentration, develop and expand critical thinking skills, boost memory and retention, and achieve superior academic performance." 



RISE UP! Plans to provide both tangible & digital content to students who register.  Monthly, students will receive curriculum that they can do at home and/or with friends & neighbors (25 or less kids of course)!  Though we would prefer to be meeting together after school at our local elementary schools, we are excited for a chance to try something new and to see if we can share God's unconditional love with more kids through character development!  Register at
Snail mail may even bring surprises!!  



Cub Scout Pack 1714

Hello Mountain View families!
Cub Scout Pack 1714 welcomes you to the school year 2020-21. Even though this year is presenting some unique challenges, our Scouts are continuing to meet and would love to have you join us!

* Most activities will be done at a den level – no more than 8 Scouts at a time!

* We will be following the 3 “W’s” of wash hands, wear a mask, and watch your distance.

* Our motto is “Taking it Outdoors” and we are planning many activities to experience the outside world!

* Service is a big part of Scouting and this year we will focus on serving our community

If you have a kindergarten through 5th grader interested in learning more about Cub Scouts and Pack 1714, please join us for one of our upcoming Q&A sessions:

Tuesday, September 22, 2020 @ 7:00 PM            Sign Up Link
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 @ 7:00 PM                Sign Up Link

We look forward to meeting you and sharing all that Scouting has to offer!
Visit our website , or contact our Cubmaster at for any information before our call.


Share your Pictures for the 2020-21 Yearbook

We need your Virtual Learning Photos! Share HERE


Mountain View Elementary Spirit Wear

Order here:



Mountain View PTA Needs You!

The PTA executive board is looking for parents like you who love Mountain View and want to support our school by joining the PTA leadership team.  We are looking to fill the below Chair positions on our Board of Directors.  If you are interested in serving or have questions about these and other PTA leadership opportunities for the upcoming school year, please contact Stacey Albracht & Wendy Stone, PTA Co-Presidents at:

  • Legislation- Monitors and communicates current legislative issues on education and information on voter registration. Holds mock election.
  • Spirit Wear- Encourages school spirit, primarily through spirit wear available for sale. Responsible for selecting a company for production, placing orders, and distributing orders to students. 
  • Sponsorship (Co-Chair)- Works with community partners to secure sponsorships.
  • Technology- Managing PTA Online Calendar 

How Can You Help?  
The PTA Volunteer Program is one of the best ways that parents can support the students and staff at our school!  Click VOLUNTEER on the PTA website to login and see brief descriptions of each volunteer area, and click the check boxes next to your preliminary interests. Your contact information will be forwarded to the appropriate PTA board member or committee chair, and we'll be in touch when it's time to start organizing!
Thanks for Volunteering!


Support Mountain View Elementary while using Amazon Smile


AmazonSmile customers can now support Mountain View Elementary PTA in the Amazon shopping app on iOS and Android mobile phones!

Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  • Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
  • Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings' (at bottom of list)


  • Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process






Mountain View 2020-21 Community Sponsorship Program

Do you own a local small business? Are you interested in promoting your brand to the Mountain View community? 

The Mountain View PTA and Foundation are working together with Community Partners to help support our school and community.  As a Community Partner you will have the opportunity to participate in school-wide events such as Boosterthon and Fall Festival and have your company featured in our weekly newsletter that reaches 500+ families.  We also offer opportunities to be included in our Yearbook and have your company logo featured on the back of our class t-shirts worn at school events and on field trips. 

Your investment in Mountain View will continue the high standards of education -- beyond what Cobb County budget provides -- that our community has come to value. For more information please email


Thank You To Our Gold MVES Community Sponsors!
Please EMAIL if you wish to learn more about this program.

Eye Level 
Woodchuck Renovations 
Moohan Martial Arts Academy, LLC
Post Oak Pediatric Dentistry





Thank You To Our Silver MVES Community Sponsors!
Please EMAIL if you wish to learn more about this program.


Alpha Pest & Wildlife Solutions LLC
Grassroots Tree and Turf Care




All Local School Events


The Pope Band Fall Pine Straw Sale is underway with 3 delivery dates on 

October 23rd, October 30th and November 6th.
Orders are due one week before delivery and can be online or via mail. 

For details, click on this link. Delivery will be made respecting social distance!
Support Pope Band with your pine straw order today!

Lassiter Youth Football- Visit for details and registration


Thank You To Our School Partners In Education
Please EMAIL our Partners In Education Committee if you wish to be a part
of this exclusive MVES family of businesses.





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Thank You To Our School Partners In Education
Please EMAIL our Partners In Education Committee if you wish to be a part
of this exclusive MVES family of businesses.