The MTV PTO/PAC is looking for 4-5 volunteers for each session to help pass out treats at the Ice-cream Social. This time will count towards your 3@MTV hours! If you are interested, please email: MTVPTO@yahoo.com or please call the school at 860-584-7726.
Thank you and we look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, September 17, 2014.
The future of the Mt. View PTO/PAC (Parent Advisory Council) is up to you! As always, all positions will be up for nominations during the September 24, 2014 PTO/PAC meeting. Without your help, there would not be a PTO/PAC to do all the great things that are done for the kids.
There is so much to be gained by having a PTO/PAC in place. This volunteer organization helps with many school functions, raises money through fundraisers, and assists school staff in many ways. Everyone has different ideas, and bringing them all together is what makes it so successful. Below is a brief description of each position:
President is responsible for coordinating the many facets of the PTO/PAC sponsored events and running meetings. He or she communicates often with school staff and oversees the collaborative efforts between the parents, teachers, and school staff.
Vice President assists the President in the same duties as needed.
Secretary takes meeting minutes and presents them at the next meeting, forwards them along to the principal to blog, and also maintains the correspondence for our firstname.lastname@example.org email.
Treasurer handles the money, does the check writing and presents a monthly budget at the meetings.
Enrichment Coordinator books educational and fun assemblies for the kids.
Box Tops Coordinator gathers box tops which have been sent in by the MTV families, records valid box tops by teacher, sends Box Tops and Labels for Education to the correct facility for redemption.
PRE-K through 5th Grade Parent Representatives: To give each family a voice in decisions made at school, we are adding parent grade level representatives. These family members serve as liaison to the grade levels for field trip communication, updates on what is taking place in individual classes, and contact person for the families in each grade level. These members also attend monthly meetings and support the overall efforts of our PTO/PAC.
Yearbook staff- Helps the Yearbook Coordinator with taking pictures at the many events MTV holds throughout the year.
As always, everyone is welcome and encouraged to come to the meetings!
If you have questions, please email email@example.com or call the school directly. Once again, our school needs your help to support our PTO/PAC as well as participate in the volunteer opportunities offered through 3@MTV.
We look forward to seeing you at our 1st PTO/PAC meeting of the year – Tuesday, September 23, 2014 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the library.
This year, as a school, we will be readingThe Mouse and the MotorcycleSeries by Beverly Cleary. Students in grades 3-5 will receive a 3-book set to keep here at school. Each Grade 3-5 class will be paired with a K-2 classroom and once a week, students will meet to read a chapter from the designated book with their reading buddies. Students will become familiar with the main character, Ralph S. Mouse, and will be able to discuss the actions of this character across texts.
Shown below are students in Mrs. Palaia's kindergarten class with students in Miss Rutkowski's 3rd grade class buddy reading today.
on Friday September 12
Our first graders are recognizing which two numbers can be put together to make the number 9. We are very proud of our students for their hard work and mathematical thinking. How many different combinations can you come up with to make the number 9?
on Friday September 12
Do you want to be involved at Mt. View School? Information about our newly formed PTO/PAC will be shared with families during the Open House on Wednesday, September 17th. The first PTO/PAC meeting will then be held on Tuesday, September 23, from 6:00-7:30 p.m. At this meeting we will be electing our 2014-15 officers and looking to nominate grade level representatives. It is important that we have representation across all grade levels. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the school and ask to speak to Dr. Huber.
We look forward to working together as we continually strive to provide the best learning experience for all of our students.
on Monday September 8 at 11:11AM
Mt. View will again be partnering with School Readiness to host a free 0-5 year old playgroup.If you know someone who has a ‘future Mt. View Student” aged 0-5 please share this information with them. Children and parents will have the opportunity to play together, count, learn letters, sort objects, and complete projects in a fun and enriching way. If you would like to participate in the playgroup, you are asked to call the school at 860-584-7726 so your child’s name and space will be held.
Mrs. Czuchta is looking for parent or grandparent volunteers in the library for the following:
-Returning books to shelves. If you are unfamiliar with this, she will happily instruct you on the layout of the library and how to read spine labels. You would select a weekly day and time. - in school project
- Laminating decorations. Laminating would be done in school. Cutting out could be done at home, if you would like.
- Putting spine labels on the EASY NONFICTION books to identify them for reshelving - in school project
- Clear taping barcodes on student markers - in school project less than an hour, most are already done.
-Stamping school name on Annex/ guided reading books - in school project
Please phone Mrs. Czuchta at 860-584-7726x160 or email her at