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Last updated on 1/26/2015 at 2:03pm

Due to the forecasted snowstorm, school in the WRSD has been canceled for Tuesday, January 27th.


Due to the forecast for inclement weather, all after school activities have been canceled for this afternoon, Monday January 26th. This includes Ski Club, Homework Zone, athletic practices and any and all club meetings. All students will be going home via their normal dismissal procedure - either by bus, by parent pickup or as a walker. NO students will be staying after school for ANY reason today!


Monty Tech has canceled the VIP Program scheduled for Wednesday, January 28th. The makeup date will be February 25th. No students should report to Mountview this Wednesday afternoon for this program.


Attention parents: when sending in notes to the office, please be sure to include your child's first and last name. Parents and children often have different last names and parental signatures can be difficult to read. Including both names helps to eliminate any confusion.


Attention Mountview parents: there has been a confirmed case of Pertussis (Whooping Cough) at Mountview. Please click here for an informational sheet from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. While the exposure to Mountview students was minimal due to the winter break, we would like you to be informed of the signs and symptoms. Please contact your child's physician if you have any concerns.


 Attention parents/guardians of 7th grade students: please click here to read a letter from Superintendent McCall regarding criteria for Grade 8 placement in Algebra classes.


Important information regarding morning extra help - please read!

Attention all students and parents: morning extra help does not begin until 7:30. In fact, some teachers do not start their extra help until 7:40 or 7:45. Students should come into the office to see if their teacher is available. If not, students must wait outside until their teacher is ready for students, because there is no supervision available inside the building. With the onset of cold weather, students should dress appropriately for waiting outside. 


Parents: It's flu season! Please click here for an important fact sheet regarding the flu and when to keep your child home. By adhering to these guidelines, you can help us prevent the spread of the flu and flu like symptoms here at Mountview. We want everyone here to stay healthy, so please read!


The Recycling Committee and NJHS are encouraging you to bring in any sized plastic bottles to Mrs. Neilan's room or Mrs. Hagenbuch's room for an upcoming fashion show. Thanks!


A reminder to all staff and students that today is the first day of Term 3. Related Arts classes in grades 7 and 8 will rotate. 6 Blue will now have Seminar MWF and Art on TTh. 6 Gold will have Art MWF and Seminar TTh. Lunches will now run 7, 8, 6.


Attention cast of Aladdin: play practice is canceled for today.


Mathletes will meet after school today in Room 101. CANCELED!!


There will be an optional rehearsal for Central District singers and Quabbin Festival chorus after school today until 4:30. Please see Mrs. Parsons with any questions. CANCELED!!


Attention all students auditioning for Central District: you must turn in a signed permission slip in order to carpool to auditions this coming Saturday. Your teacher can give you a copy of this slip, and you must turn it in before the day of the audition.


The Bowl-a-thon has been postponed until February 7th! Hope to see you there!!

Attention Mountview: the Kids in the Kommunity will be holding its 3rd annual Bowl-a-thon for Sherry's house this Saturday, January 24th. You can form a group of 6 and pay $10 each if you're playing for fun, or you can pay $12 each if your group will be competing to win tickets to Sky Zone. Organize your teams of 6 now  We've extended the registration deadline to this Friday, January 23rd. Get a registration form from Mrs. Hughes at lunch and pass in your registration to Ms. Hughes in Room 106 no later than Friday. Have fun and help families who are affected by cancer!


The Bin Inspectors will be meeting in Room 312 during Activity Period on Tuesday. Please be there. 


Attention Mountview: the Kids in the Kommunity Mitten Tree and Cell Phones for Soldiers drive continues throughout this month. Please consider donating your gently used winter wear or old cell phone to these worthy causes.  The Mitten Tree and Cell phone donation boxes are located in the front lobby until January 31st. Thank you from Kids in the Kommunity


Monty Tech Info

Monty Tech's VIP program will be held on January 14th, 21st, and 28th (postponed til 2/25 due to forecasted snow storm) and February 4th and February 11th for any 7th and 8th graders who registered to participate. Students will leave Mountview on each of these days at approximately 1:55pm and will return to Mountview at approximately 5:30pm. Students should have a ride waiting for them when they return to Mountview each of those days.


Wachusett Mountain Savings

DISCOUNTED Wachusett Mountain Ski Lift and Learn to Turn Tickets Available when purchased online at http://wachusett.com/.   Use code DON-DAW  at Checkout and receive $5 off purchase price!!   For every ticket purchased Dawson Elementary receives $10 back to support their school.   Dawson PTA Thanks You for Your Support!


Presidential Award Info

Attention parents: the Presidential Awards are given out at graduation each year to deserving 8th grade students. Please click here to access a flyer that contains all of the necessary criteria required for receiving this award. Please note: this is a national award so the criteria is set by an outside commission, not Mountview staff.


 


Click here for information on the PARCC Assessment

 


2013-2014 Parent Survey Info

Many thanks to all of the parents who took part in the Parent Survey this year. Click here to read a letter from Principal Githmark concerning the survey. Click here to get a summary of the survey results. 

 


Help support Mountview's PTA through the My Coke Rewards Program! Click here to print out an information sheet on the program. There is no need to log onto the Coke website to donate points - just put your caps and box ends in a bag and drop them off in the PTA mailbox in the Mountview office. It couldn't be any easier! 

The PTA is also collecting empty bags from any Lay's snacks and empty pouches from any type of pouch drink, not just Capri Sun and Honest Kids! 

Please support our CLAP Program (Coke, Lays, and Pouches) and help the PTA earn money and school supplies!

 


Class Policies

Please click on the appropriate link below to review class policies and expectations for Grades and Teams.

6 Blue and 6 Gold

7 Blue

7 Gold

8 Blue

8 Gold


Homework Zone

Click here for a Homework Zone application for the 2014-2015 school year. 


Mountview Building Project

Interested in learning more about what's going on with the building project at Mountview?
Click on the link below to find up to date information on the project. www.mountviewbuildingproject.net

Click on the link below to for news and information regarding the Mountview Building Committee
http://www.townofholden.net/Pages/HoldenMA_Mountview/index


PTA Membership

Get involved at Mountview by joining the PTA! Click here to download a membership form. We appreciate it - and your children will too!


Mountview offers student insurance  through Lefebvre  Insurance.  Click here to print the form


Homework Requests

FYI, homework requests are not done until a student has been absent for three days. Please request the homework when you call your child in sick on the morning of the third day. Many teachers post assignments on their websites, so it is a good idea to check there first whenever your child is absent.


Bus Information
The district's bus transportation is now provided by the companies below

A.A. Transportation Co. Inc.
774-234-0678

Special Ed Transportation:
Village Transportation
978-422-6808
Emergency Line: 978-870-6655

 

Please remember to save your Box Tops for Education and turn them in to the Mountview office. We earn cash for our school that goes directly into our Student Activity Fund. This fund helps to support some of our special activities at Mountview such as field trips and enrichment programs, so please remember to support it!
 

 

 

 


 

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Upcoming Events

Jan 27, 2015 4:00 PM
Boys/Girls Basketball vs Thomas Prince

Jan 28, 2015 11:40 AM
1/2 day of school for students

Jan 28, 2015 1:55 PM
Monty Tech VIP Program - Postponed til 2/25/15

Jan 30, 2015 3:00 PM
Term 2 Report Cards Ready to View

Jan 30, 2015 4:00 PM
Boys/Girls Basketball vs Central Tree

Feb 02, 2015 4:00 PM
Girls/Boys Basketball at Thomas Prince

Feb 03, 2015 4:00 PM
Boys/Girls Basketball at Paxton

Feb 04, 2015 1:55 PM
Monty Tech VIP Program

Feb 04, 2015 3:30 PM
Girls/Boys Basketball at Whitinsville Christian

Feb 06, 2015 4:00 PM
Boys/Girls Basketball at Oak Middle