M.V. Bulletin

Mountain View Elementary School

March 2023

Mountain View School Mission Statement:

Mountain View believes all learners can reach individual success through critical thinking and collaboration.

Quakes Night

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School Dismisses at 1:00 pm March 27th - March 31st

School will be dismissed at 1:00 pm, March 27th - March 31st as this is parent teacher conference week. Your child's teacher will reach out to you directly to indicate if a parent teacher conference is needed. All students will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m. Please plan accordingly. Thank you!

Spaghetti Dinner

Thank you for coming out to support our Spaghetti Dinner and Bingo Night! We had several adult and student winners!


CUSD will be sending home COVID test kits for all students and staff before the end of this week. We wanted to provide the test kits, so that families have the opportunity to test their students prior to the return to school after Spring Break. Thank you!

Save the Date: M.V. Talent Show on May 31st

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Important! Dismissal Procedures

In effort to keep Mountain View students safe, we would like to communicate our dismissal procedures with a list of Do’s and Don’ts.


  • PreK- 3rd – Please pick up students from an assigned location. Please park on the street or at Claremont Presbyterian Church
  • 4th, 5th, and 6th grades: may be picked up from the car pick-up lane or on foot.
  • Obey crossing guard directions.
If driving please:
  • Follow the directional arrows.
  • Drive slowly and carefully, watching out for children and pedestrians
  • Walk to and from campus using only sidewalks and crosswalk
  • Dispose of trash in the trash can.
  • Supervise and monitor your children at all times.
  • Keep voices at a low level as classrooms are still learning until 2:40 p.m.
  • If you are picking up on foot, please wait on the grass area to pick up all students.
  • Please ask any older siblings picking up students to quietly wait on the grass area.


  • Do not drive through the crosswalk with crossing guards in it.
  • Please do not ask students to walk across the parking lot to enter a vehicle.
  • Do not walk through or across the Mountain View parking lot. Please use the sidewalk
  • Do not park in the red zone
  • Do not park in the middle of the street and exit the vehicle
  • Do not make illegal U-turns in the street. It is not safe.
  • Do not bring animals to campus. Now that it is starting to warm up, we are seeing an increase of dogs on campus. Please do not bring pets to school. Thank you.
  • Do not park in staff parking lot

Thank you so much in advance for your support!

Mountain View Elementary School

Clothing Drive

March is Women's History Month

Click on the link for some resources.


Staff Shout Outs!

Is there a teacher or staff member you would like to recognize or praise? Please use this form to shout out the good things you see (or hear from your child) happening at Mountain View Elementary School! Thank you for helping us support all those who contribute to our awesome learning community!

Mustang Spirit Wear

Mustang gear can be purchased online at https://mountainviewmustangs.revtrak.net/spirit-wear/#/list. Click the link to view the shirts.

Juice it Up School Fundraiser!

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Revised: PFA Meeting

Wednesday, March 29th, 3pm

851 Santa Clara Avenue West

Claremont, CA

School Site Council Meeting

Thursday, April 20th, 3pm

This is an online event.

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Need extra support in a specific content area or with homework? Check out this opportunity for FREE Online Support!

Here are the steps:

Step 1:

Go to:

(From the students Ipad) www.brainfuse.com or

(non CUSD students Ipad)


Step 2:

Click on HelpNow-Online tutoring- Brainfuse

Under Expert help: Click on Live Tutoring

Select your Grade

Select your Subject you need support in

Step 3: Click GET LIVE HELP or Chose availability if you want to schedule one.

Students get immediate support, or they can schedule it for later.

Help PFA Celebrate the Mountain View Staff- Check Out Schedule Below

COVID Protocols and Free Tests

In our efforts to keep students safe, we are continuing to provide all students with free COVID tests. Stop by one of our front offices to pick up a test kit, as needed, between the hours of 8-3:00pm. Any students who tests positive should stay home and contact the office to inform them that your student is positive. The school health staff will provide you with additional information.

Who performs the tests? - The tests are completed at home by parents or caregiver.

What do I do if I test positive?- Isolate at Home Until:

1. At least 5 days after your symptoms started

AND 2. You have a negative rapid antigen COVID test collected on day 5 or later

AND 3. You have not had a fever for at least 24 hours

AND 4. And your symptoms improving.

You can return on Day 6 or later when all 4 requirements above are met. OR- Stay home through 10 days after symptoms started AND You have not had a fever for at least 24 hours AND Your symptoms are improving. A negative test is not required to return on Day 11

State College Savings Account for Low-Income Students

Please see the attached letter from the California Department of Education and the California State Treasurer regarding State college savings accounts for low-income students. Eligible public school students can receive up to $1,500! Click on the attachment below for more details and take a look at a sneak peak of what may be available to your student.

We Need Your Help: Crossing Guards Needed

We are looking for parent volunteers to help with crosswalk duty during arrival (8:00-8:10) and dismissal (2:20-2:45). Please fill out this form and we will reach out to you to coordinate and discuss our volunteer protocols. Thank you so much for your interest in helping to keep our students safe. https://forms.gle/xaGAqUFZyKbsXDZS7

Mountain View PFA Board

President-Mirna Bravo Contact: mbwilson284@gmail.com

Vice President of General/Fundraising-Georgina Santos Contact: gsantos5712@gmail.com

Vice President of Communications Salome Xetey Contact: curleysalome@yahoo.com

Treasurer-Brian Gaeta-Symonds- Contact:brian@claremontpres.org

Secretary- Stefany Mezones Contact:mrsmezones@gmail.com

Safety Protocols

  1. Masking continues to be a strong recommendation
  2. We will continue to observe and enforce all safety protocols under the current guidance from the CDPH and Los Angeles Department of Public Health (LADPH).
  3. Surface cleaning and sanitizing will continue to be a focus of our school staff to help mitigate the spread of any potential virus.
  4. Air purifiers with HEPA filtration have been added to each classroom and common area, as well as higher-rated filters on our heating and air conditioning units.

COVID 19 Flow Chart for Students

School Device Coverage

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CUSD has a mental health website full of resources for you and your family. Please take a moment to check out the depth of supports available on this site.