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PTA Memberships 2017-18

 

PTA Donation 2017-18

 

Spirit Wear 2017-18

 

Volunteer Today! 2017-18

 

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School Supplies List 2017-18

 

Teacher Wish Lists 2017-18

 

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THANK YOU TO OUR PTA 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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MVES PTA IS AWARDED...

 

2015-2017 National PTA School of Excellence

 

 


2016 Georgia Shape Honor Roll Platinum Award

 


Georgia Safe Routes To School Resource Outstanding Partner

 


Platinum Fit-Friendly Workplace

 


Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's Project S.A.V.E.'s Heart Safe Certification

 


3-2-1 Blastoff Award Winner

 


Let's Move! Active Schools for Promotion of Physical Activity Recognition

 


ECC Model PTA & Georgia PTA Early Bird, Pacesetter and Visionary Award Winner

 

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MVES PTA REWARDS PROGRAMS...

 

Amazon Smile Program

When you shop Amazon, go to smile.amazon.com and enter Mountain View ES PTA as your charitable organization; 0.5% of the purchase price will be donated to your MVES PTA. (Purchase must be on smile.amazon.com to be eligible.)

 


Kroger Community Rewards

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.

 


Publix Partners

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.

 

 

2017-18 PTA Committees

  

Ambassadors
Committee Chair: Kimberly Brock & Laura Callard    
Contact: ambassadors@mountainviewpta.org            


Welcomes new families and provides guidance, resources, and information they may need.  Hosts 'Cheers and Tears' coffee for new kindergarten parents and '100th' Day of School' coffee chat.  Provides informational packets about Mountain View Elementary school.


 

Arts in Education
Committee Chair: Shawn Martz & Heather Dahlby    
Contact: arted@mountainviewpta.org            


Enriches the curriculum with fine arts programs. Works with Art and Music teachers to highlight the importance of the arts (visual arts, music, theater, and dance). Past activities have included assistance with “Spring Fling,” organizing the “Square One” fundraiser, and creating lasting murals from students’ artwork for our school.


 

Box Tops for Education
Committee Chair: Suzette Andre
Contact: boxtops@mountainviewpta.org

Promotes awareness and encourages participation in the Box Tops for Education program. Tracks classroom participation and distributes incentives. Submits collections to Box Tops for Education. Also coordinates other selected “free money” programs, such as the Publix Partners program.
      

 

Child Advocacy (Red Ribbon Week)
Committee Chair: Kim Marty
Contact: childadv@mountainviewpta.org

Provides awareness regarding issues which safeguard our children. Coordinates “Red Ribbon Week,” the longest-running and largest anti-drug campaign in the US.

  

                                                

Community Outreach
Committee Chairs: Kimberly Brock & Laura Callard
Contact: outreach@mountainviewpta.org


Identifies, organizes, and completes service projects during the school year for the benefit of our local community. Sparks interest and enthusiasm and instills in our students the importance of helping others through various and diverse forms of service.

 

Copying
Committee Chair: Marilyn Davis
Contact: copying@mountainviewpta.org

Provides valuable copy support to teachers throughout the school year. Recruits, trains, and schedules volunteers.

 

Curriculum Support
Committee Chair: Christy Jordan
Contact: currsupport@mountainviewpta.org

Works with teams of teachers, lead teachers from each grade level, and specialty teachers (Art, Music, PE, Target, Special Ed, Speech and Language, and Guidance) to provide instructional materials that support the curriculum. Coordinates with school staff to provide resources not funded by the district. These materials and resources are budgeted and funded by our local PTA.

 

Dad’s Initiative
Committee Chair: Johnathon Conant
Contact: dadinitiative@mountainviewpta.org

Coordinates events and activities that encourage and promote fathers’ involvement.


 

Environment/Ecology
Committee Chair: Andrew Kaste
Contact: environment@mountainviewpta.org

Focuses on school grounds improvement, recycling, and environmental education. Coordinates an annual clean-up day that coincides with Earth Day.


 

Fall Festival
Committee Chairs:  Carolyn Rekenthaler
Contact: fallfestival@mountainviewpta.org

Responsible for coordinating the annual Fall Festival.  This event is planned and executed by a group of committee chairs responsible for organizing ticket sales, publicizing the event, recruiting volunteers, arranging for food and beverages, activities and games, bounce houses and a rock wall, and tons of prizes to name a few.


 

Health and Wellness
Committee Chair: Britt Nixon & Lisa Kubes & Sarah Tanner
Contact: health@mountainviewpta.org

Plans programs to encourage nutrition and healthy, active lifestyles. Monitors legislative issues that pertain to the health and wellness of children. Coordinates “Walk to School” days and “Milk Mustache Mondays,” as well as many other engaging health and wellness events.  Visit our website for more information.


 

Heroes Essay Contest
Committee Chair: Pearl Britto
Contact: heroes@mountainviewpta.org

Coordinates annual, school wide, written essay contest that celebrates everyday heroes.


 

Legislation
Committee Chair: Joanna Callis
Contact: legislation@mountainviewpta.org

Monitors and communicates current legislative issues on education and information on voter registration.

 

Mad Dash Fundraiser
Committee Chair: Betsy Magato & Donna Levine
Contact: fundraising@mountainviewpta.org

Coordinates MVE’s annual fundraising event, the “Mad Dash,” with PTA and Foundation for the benefit of our school.


 

 

Media Support/Book Fairs
Committee Chair: Stacey Albracht
Contact: bookfair@mountainviewpta.org

Hosts three book fairs throughout the school year. Coordinates with the media specialists, places orders for books and other items through Scholastic, and recruits volunteers to work shifts. Also organizes various activies to celebrate Read Across America Week schoolwide.


 

Membership
Committee Chairs: Donna Churchill & Kristy Yates
Contact: membership@mountainviewpta.org

This committee is responsible for data input of PTA members, collating membership benefit packets and cards, and ensuring that they are distributed to all members in a timely manner. It also entails working with the Treasurer each month to submit appropriate forms to Georgia PTA.

 

Memory Book
Committee Chair: Julie Davis
Contact: memorybook@mountainviewpta.org

Organizes volunteers to capture candid photos at school events throughout the year, creates visual layout of the yearbook, and orders/distributes the final product at the end of the school year.  Yearbook sales begin at Sneak-a-Peek and an up-to-date purchase confirmation list can be found on the PTA website. 

 

Parent Family Engagement
Committee Chairs: Inese Stravelli 
Contact: engagement@mountainviewpta.org


Coordinates and promotes activities that strengthen the connection between students, parents, and our school. Events include “International Night” and “Spring Fling.”

 

Partners in Education
Committee Chairs: Jennifer Saboura
Contact: partnersined@mountainviewpta.org

Solicits, organizes, and communicates with community business partners to provide support for our school at a variety of functions. Works closely with the school’s representative responsible for our Partners in Education. Promotes important relationships with our business community who support our PTA.


 

Reflections
Committee Chairs: Pearl Nair 
Contact: reflections@mountainviewpta.org

This is a National PTA program that encourages artistic expression in dance, film, music, literature, visual arts, and photography. This committee promotes the program, assembles a panel of judges to select category winners for submission

 

Room Representative Liaison
Committee Chair: Teri Germany
Contact: roomreps@mountainviewpta.org

Ensures that all homeroom classes have a room rep, provides information packets to each room rep with both general information relevant to all classes as well as classroom specific information (such as teacher birthdays, favorite treats, etc.). Creates standard letters, approved by the school administration. Ensures accurate bi-annual accounting of classroom donations collected at the beginning of each new school year.

 

Silent Auction
Committee Chair: Courtney Kopriva & Joanna Callis & Kimberly Brock
Contact: silentauction@mountainviewpta.org 

Works with Fall Festival Committee, and Mountain View Foundation, to gather auction items, promote the auction and solicit support and volunteers for the event.

 

Special Student Services
Committee Chair: Maryn Cox
Contact: specialservices@mountainviewpta.org 

Supports the needs of diverse learning communities including Special Needs and the Advanced Learning Programs.
 Recognizes and promotes each student’s abilities.

 

Spirit Wear
Committee Chair: Heather Tolley-Bauer & Julie Healy
Contact: spirit@mountainviewpta.org

Encourages school spirit, primarily through spirit wear available for sale. Responsible for selecting a company for production, placing orders, and distributing orders to students. Click HERE to view images of the 2017-18 Spirit Wear items!

 

Teacher/Staff Appreciation and Teacher of the Year
Committee Chairs: Lisa Lichfield & Carolyn Powell
Contact: appreciation@mountainviewpta.org

Through the help of a large committee, organizes events throughout the year to recognize the efforts of our teachers and staff. Also organizes volunteers to participate in events that recognize Mountain View’s Teacher of the Year.

 

Technology
Committee Chairs: Julie Davis & Cheryl Sameit
Contact: technology@mountainviewpta.org

Provides updates and maintains the Mountain View PTA website and calendar as necessary. Assists with administration of the MVE PTA FB page. Compiles, edits, and distributes weekly email newsletter, “Paw Prints,” which is published each Friday throughout the school year. Send your notices and questions to pawprints@mountainviewpta.org

 

Volunteer Coordinator
Committee Chair: Patricia Martinez
Contact: volunteers@mountainviewpta.org

Manages volunteer signups at Sneak-A-Peek and throughout the school year for PTA committees. Creates and maintains database for volunteer information. Assists with organization of volunteers for committee events using online sign-up services.