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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.


Track Season yes

Season begins on March 11

  • Practice is Mon.-Thurs from 3:30-4:15
  • Bring track clothes(layers), sneakers and waterbottle 
  • light snack is suggested 
  • no transportation is provided by the school/district 


Apr. 2nd at Pierce Park (5015 N Pierce Park) 

Apr. 4th at Morley Nelson (7701 W Northview) 

Apr. 8th- at Jefferson (200 S Latah) 

Regional Meet: 

Mon. Apr. 15th-4:45 @ Capital High 

District Meet: 

Mon., Apr. 22nd-4:45 @ East Jr. High

Mon., Apr.  29th-4:45  @ East Jr. High 



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., Mar. 15th- School Store Lunch 
  • Fri., Mar. 15th- End of qtr early release 1:15 
  • Fri., Mar. 15th- School Spirit Day Twin Day 
  • Mar. 18th-22nd- Spring Break~ No school 
  • Thurs., Mar. 28th- Class Auction 
  • Fri., Mar. 29th-Report Cards go home 
  • Tues., Apr. 2nd- track meet @ Pierce Park 
  • Weds., Apr. 3rd- Class pictures
  • Weds., Apr. 3rd- Student council Meeting 3:20-4:15 
  • Thurs.Apr. 4th-track meet @ Morley Nelson 
  • Fri., Apr. 5th- Quarter 3 Award's assembly 2:15
  • Fri., Apr. 5th- School Store Lunch 
  • Mon., Apr. 8th- PTO Meeting @ 6:00 library 
  • Mon., Apr. 8th- track meet @ Jefferson 
  • Weds., Apr. 10th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55
  • Fri., Apr. 12th- Spring Fling Dance (time TBD) 
  • Mon Apr. 15th Regional Track Meet @ Capital High 4:45 
  • Fri., Apr. 19th- School Store Lunch 
  • Mon., Apr. 22nd- District track meet @ East Jr High
  • Thurs., Apr. 25th- band, orchesta, choir concert 10:20
  • Fri., Apr. 26th- Field Trip to Planetarium (walking) @ 12:30 
  • Fri., Apr. 26th- Class placement parent input DUE 
  • Fri., Apr. 26th- School Spirit Day TBD 
  • Mon., Apr. 29th- District track meet @ East Jr High
  • Weds., May. 01st- Student council Meeting 3:20-4:15
  • Thurs., May 02nd- FIeld trip Eagle Island Civil war field trip 
  • Fri., May. 03rd- School Store Lunch 
  • Fri., May 03rd- Field Trip to Ballet 
  • Weds., May 6th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55 
  • Fri., May 10th- All missing and redone work due 
  • Mon., May 13th- PTO Meeting @6:00 Library 
  • Fri., May 17th- Early release 1:15
  • Weds., May 22nd- School Spirit Day TBD 
  • 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.