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   Mountain View Bengals
               Room 19 


Welcome to Room 19 and fifth grade! I am so excited to start a fresh year with a group of awesome 5th graders! I can’t wait to start our new learning adventure together! This website is a wonderful resource for students and parents. I update often.

Girls Basketball Info:

click here for all the details 

  • practice starts Mon., 9/17
  • practice is Mon-Thurs from 3:15-4:45 in the gym 
  • girls should bring to school; gym shorts, t-shirt, tennis shoes, and a water bottle 
  • 3 forms are needed to join(due before the first game) 



Students can join choir at school. Mr Purdy is their amazing choir teacher.

Practice is Tuesdays before school from 8-9 and thurs. after school from 3:They also have the opportunity to joing city-wide choirs. If you are intereseted click the links below

All city choir info 

Honor Choir information 

Kiwanis Club 

Library E-Books

Mtn. View's Library page has many resources students can access for research and reading. Click the links below for direct access:
World Book Encyclopedia Students
Biographies for Beginners
Culture Grams

Tumble Books to read
World Book Timelines 


Math: Mini Video Lessons
"How can I help my students with math at home? I was not taught that way when I grew up." If you find yourself asking these questions, please see this LearnZillion Letter & Quick Codes information sheet to view some short videos about current/upcoming math concepts we are learning.


Our PTO is so supportive of our school! If you are able to, please attend one of the meetings! It is a great way to get involved and meet other parents. 

Meetings are the second Monday of the month @ 6pm in the school library 

PTO Facebook page

Make $$ for our school: 

 Box Tops for EducationHelp support our school. Send in those Box Tops! 

Next Meeting: @ 6  in the library




Mountain View Handbook
An electronic version of the schools handbook is now available online. Please let me know if you would like a paper copy. Thank you.
Mountain View's Home Page click here 

Band & Orchestra News for 2018-2019
Please direct any band and orchestra questions to the band and orchestra teachers. Thank you. 


Band Teacher: Chris Purdy 


Orchestra Teacher: Sandy Shoen 


 Dates to remember in the future:  

  • Fri., Sept. 21st- Conservation field trip @ Boise Urban Garden School 9:15-1:30(sack lunch needed)
  • Tues., Sept. 25th- Arts and crafts basket donations due 
  • Tues. Sept. 25th- Pop bottle report due 
  • Weds. Sept. 26th- Farmstead food plates DUE (optional) 
  • Fri.,Sept. 28th- Fall Carnival 5:30-7:30
  • Mon., Oct 1st- P/T/Student conference sign up times DUE
  • Weds., Oct. 3rd- Bengal Way Luncheon 11:55  
  • Fri., Oct. 5th- Otis Spunkmeyer fundraiser begins
  • Mon., Oct. 08th- PTO meeting 6-7, library 
  • Tues., Oct. 9th- picture day
  • Fri., Oct. 12th- ALL missing and redone work DUE 
  • Tues., Oct. 16th- Operation School Bell
  • Weds., Oct. 17th- Otis Spunkmeyer sales due 
  • Fri., Oct. 19th- End of Quarter No School 
  • Weds., Oct. 24th- Evening conferences Parent/Teacher/Student
  • Thurs., Oct. 25th-Parent/Teacher/Student conferences ~No School 
  • Fri., Oct. 26th- No School 
  • Tues. Oct. 30th- Student flu shots (optional) 
  • Fri., Nov. 02nd- Quarter 1 Award's Assembly 10:15
  • Mon., Nov. 19th- Fri., Nov. 23rd- Thanksgiving break~ No school 
  • Sat., Dec. 8th- Breakfast with Santa (Time TBD) 
  • Weds. Dec. 12th- Band, orchesta concert (Time TBD)
  • Fri., Dec. 14th- All missing or redone work for semester
  • Thurs., Dec 20th- Class winter party 2:30
  • Fri., Dec. 21st- End of semester~ early release 1:15
  • Mon., Dec. 24th- Jan. 6th- Winter Break~ No school 
  • Mon., Jan. 7th- School Resumes  
  • Weds. Jan. 16th- Snow School All day (sack lunch and snow gear needed) 
  • Mon., Jan. 21st- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day~ No School 
  • Weds., Feb. 6th-Fri. Feb. 8th- Candy Grams for sale
  • Thurs., Feb. 14th- Valentine's Day class party ( time TBD) 
  • Mon., Feb. 18th- President's Day~ No school
  • Fri., Mar. 8th- All missing and redone work due 
  • Weds., Mar.13th- 5/6 grade musical 10 or 2 Gym 
  • Fri., Mar. 15th- End of qtr early release 1:15 
  • Mar. 18th-22nd- Spring Break~ No school 
  • Weds., Apr. 3rd- Class pictures 
  • Fri., Apr. 5th- Quarter 3 Award's assembly 2:15
  • Fri., Apr. 12th- Spring Fling Dance (time TBD) 
  • Thurs., Apr. 25th- band, orchesta, choir concert 10:20
  • Fri., May 10th- All missing and redone work due 
  • Fri., May 17th- Early release 1:15
  • Thurs. May 23rd- second semester award's assembly 10:15
  • Fri., May 24th- Last day of school~ early release 1:15 


  • Switcharoo!

Students will be going to Mrs. Newell for social studies this year while I teach both groups science. Please direct questions about social studies to Mrs. Newell.   (tia.newell@boiseschools. org)



Use the tabs on top of this page to learn more about our classroom. Please email me at ANY time if you have questions or concerns.