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2017 Let's Move! Active Schools National Award



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


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






Amazon Smile Program

When you shop Amazon, go to 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 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.





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:
Now: Welcome Back from Spring Break! 😃 

Apr 10-19: Georgia Milestones Testing for 3rd & 5th Grades - No Visitors Allowed
Apr 18: Sports-A-Thon Pep Rally 🎉
Apr 23: DEADLINE EXTENDED -- Last Day 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".

 📌 Order Your Yearbook HERE 📌 

Deadline EXTENDED to Monday April 23rd!!

Click HERE to see if you've already ordered

Celebrate the First Year at this New Mountain View Campus!

Each Event... Sneak-A-Peek to International Night!
Each Class... Kindergarten to Fifth Grade!
Your Child Will Love Seeing Their Picture Inside... 

You'll Love Having This Book To Look Back At Great Memories Together...
What A Great Way To Share These Precious Times...

Click HERE, and Order Yours Today, No Login Required:)
Click HERE to see if you've already ordered

Deadline Extended to Monday April 23rd



Dear 4th & 5th Grade Parents: 

The Luau payment deadline has been extended to
Tuesday, April 17!

Pay anytime -- Paypal $10 per student to (include Student Name in the comment field).

Send your form anytime -- simply scan and email to  
Need a form? Click HERE to download a new form. 

EVENT DATE: Friday, April 20, 2018
TIME: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
ADDRESS: Mountain View Elementary School
COST: $10 PER STUDENT - Includes drink, snack and 1 lei

Hawaiian theme attire...Hawaiian shirts, shorts, sundresses, (spaghetti straps/strapless not allowed)
All proceeds will go to the end of the year events for the 5th-grade class.

We hope to see your student at the Luau!! 


2018 Field Day + Sports-A-Thon

Field Day is coming 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:

  • Wednesday, April 18 – Sports-A-Thon Pep Rally @ 1-1:30pm
  • Friday, April 20 – Your student(s) bring in their Fan/Sponsor Pledge Forms to their Homeroom Teacher. Please have all pledge forms turned into Homeroom Teachers by Tuesday, April 24. 
  • 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.
  • 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



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.

From Nurse Karetha

As of March 28th, Nurse Karetha will be out of the clinic for an extended period of time.  We will have Cobb County trained clinic subs covering the clinic during her absence.  If you need assistance, please call the front office.

Just a reminder to check your student’s hair for lice and nits.  History has shown new cases of lice are discovered after school breaks and vacations.  Click HERE for the CCSD updated policy concerning lice. Thank you! 

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!  
Be sure to LOG IN or create an account BEFORE you click on the link to the left.

Upcoming School Events:


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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! 

CCSD Retention Policy
Please see the attached Cobb County School District Retention Policy HERE.              

Click HERE for the latest news from Simpson Middle School.

Hightower Trail Middle School is offering summer camps this June -- Join us for one of our sessions!
Looking for something for your student to do in June?  
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 HS Band Mattress and Sheet Sale Fundraiser - 4/21 @ 10-5pm
Buy the new mattress you’ve been waiting to purchase! There will be a complete mattress showroom featuring name brand options in all sizes and mattress types. Firm, pillow-top, orthopedic, latex and gel memory form sets are included. Other items will be available, such as adjustable bed systems, luxury pillows and mattress protectors. Factory direct prices with savings of up to 50% off retail. All mattress sets come with full manufacturer warranties. Credit card, checks, cash and financing available. Sheet and pillowcase sets in 16 color options will also be available. CCSD employees will receive a 10% discount off their entire purchase (excludes sheet and pillowcase sets). For more information and to download a referral flyer with a coupon worth $50 off a mattress set purchase (for non-CCSD employees), please click HERE.
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. 

New Website For Athletics


Click HERE for the latest news from Lassiter High School.
Click HERE for Final Exam Schedule details.


Workouts for Jr. Jackets Football has begun!
Register 4/14 & 4/21

Free workouts for Junior Jacket Football (6th - 8th grade) started February 5th.  Workouts will take place in the Sprayberry High School Weight RoomMonday, Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 pm until 7:30 pm.  Click HERE for information on Spring Football.  

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.

Click HERE for Final Exam Schedule details. 

If you were unable to attend one of our recent town hall meetings, you can still access the "Why Sprayberry?" presentation by clicking HERE.

Upcoming Local Events 

Annual “Taste of East Cobb”
A Special Fundraiser for Walton High School! 

Johnson Ferry Baptist Church parking lot, Saturday, May 5, 11am-5pm...“The most delicious Saturday of the year!”
Taste of East Cobb is an outdoor community food festival for tasters of all ages. Join us for a fabulous day of family, food, and fun! We’ll be showcasing the best of East Cobb’s local restaurant talent, and offering a delicious variety of tastings from their menus. Bop along to local school Jazz bands, while the Kid Zone entertains little ones with giant inflatables and hands-on activities. Enjoy discovering unique products from local vendors, as well as participate in a silent auction. ‘Taste tickets’ are available on the day for $1 each. All restaurant featured ‘tastes’ will be offered at only 1-5 tickets per serving, so make sure to arrive HUNGRY! ‘Taste tickets’ can also be preordered online at
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