Mountain View News

April 16, 2021

Upcoming Events

4/20 SEPAG Meeting 6:30

4/26 BOE Meeting

5/3-5/7 Teacher Appreciation Week

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Congratulations to our Character Education Award Winners for March- Self Control!

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Virtual Kindergarten Registration 2021-2022

Please see the "Parents" tab and click "Kindergarten Registration"

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Having Fun with Learning!

Message from the Principal

This was a great week as we celebrated our Earth! Students enjoyed outdoor activities and learning about our ecosystem and environment.


The weather is getting warmer and the snow is gone! We are trying to get the students outside as much as possible. Students have been enjoying recess on the playground. On wet days they stay in their designated lunch rooms and participate in online movement activities. We will get the students outside as much and as frequent as possible. Please be sure to dress them appropriately, so they are prepared for the weather.


Please continue to me mindful at drop-off and pick up especially with the combining of cohorts. As you can see the MOPD has been present to ensure the safety of our school community. Please keep these items in mind:


  1. There are circles on the ground for students to stand on as they line up in the morning. Please be sure your child utilizes them and remains socially distant.
  2. Please do not arrive to school before 8:20 whether you are walking or in the car line.
  3. Students are not to be left before the bell rings at 8:26- please do not leave them until you hear it.
  4. When using the carline, please pull all the way up, only let children out on the passenger side, do not get out of your car, and never pass another car. This is all for the safety of our children and staff.
  5. Students should not be dropped off on Clover Hill Drive- please use the carline
  6. Please do not make U-Turns during arrival and dismissal


Thank you for your continued support and partnership.

Melissa Kolenski

Principal, Mountain View School

melissa.kolenski@motsd.org

PTA Corner

 Teacher Appreciation: (see flyer) The FPTA is collecting funds to plan a great Teacher

Appreciation week! If you can donate, please send $5-$10 via Venmo, Cash or Check to the

Flanders PTA. Venmo: @FlandersPTA

 Yearbooks: (see flyer) Yearbooks are on sale now at http://www.memorybook.com/online-

pay/parent-pay/ using school code 945018.

 Adults Night Out: (see registration form) Dress in your 80’s best and join us for a totally rad 80’s party night on Fri. 5/21 at the Budd Lake Firehouse! Tickets are $25 per person and include DJ and food (event is BYO). Prizes for best dressed! This event is adults only and pre-registration is required.

 Clothing Drive: (see flyer) The FPTA clothing drive will be held at the Mountain View semi-circle on Sat. 5/15 from 9am-12pm. Get your bags ready for easy drop off!

 Save the Dates-Dances: The FPTA will host two outdoor dances this year, one evening for boys and one evening for girls, at Mountain View School. The boys dance will be held the evening of 5/13 and the girls dance the evening of 5/27. Save the date – more information is coming!

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Apply for Free/Reduced Lunch

Per N.J.A.C. 2:36-1.5(d), "Students are eligible for school meal benefits or free milk for

the school year and up to 30 operating days in the subsequent school year". As of

October 21 2020, all students who previously qualified for free and reduced lunch in the

2019-2020 school year that have not submitted a lunch application for the 2020-2021

school year, have been reset to "paid" status. Although this has no immediate

impact on any student because of the “free lunch for all”, when/if the” free lunch

for all” status is lifted, students will be required to pay for their meals (breakfast

and lunch) until an application has been received and processed.

To avoid an interruption in benefits please proceed to the Realtime Parent Portal to

either fill out an application otherwise, please indicate that you do not wish to apply at

this time. Please note that only ONE (1) application per FAMILY, is required to

determine qualification status. status.

Important Real Time Information

Please be sure to set up your account in Real Time. This is how you will access your child's grades and report cards. If you have not completed it yet, you received a letter last week with your password and instructions. If you need another copy please call the office at 973-927-2201 x 1101. Thank you
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