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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.



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:  

  • Mon., Dec. 10th- PTO Meeting @ 6:30 library 
  • Weds. Dec. 12th- Band, orchesta concert 10:20 am 
  • Fri., Dec. 14th- All missing or redone work for semester
  • Mon., Dec. 17th- Dental screening 
  • Weds., Dec. 19th- Class Auction 
  • Weds., Dec. 19th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55 
  • 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 
  • Mon., Jan. 14th- PTO Meeting 6:30 library  
  • Weds. Jan. 16th- Snow School All day (sack lunch and snow gear needed) 
  • Weds., Jan. 16th-Report Cards go home 
  • Mon., Jan. 21st- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day~ No School
  •  Fri., Feb. 1st- Silent Film Festival Fieldtrip Egyptian Theater 9:30-11:30 
  • Weds., Feb. 6th-Fri. Feb. 8th- Candy Grams for sale
  • Weds. Feb 6th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55
  • Mon., Feb. 11th- PTO Meeting 6:30 in library 
  • Thurs., Feb. 14th- Valentine's Day class party 2:30-3:05
  • Mon., Feb. 18th- President's Day~ No school
  • Mon. Feb. 25-Mar. 1- Book Fair 
  • Weds., Mar. 6th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55
  • 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 
  • Fri., Mar. 29th-Report Cards go home 
  • Weds., Apr. 3rd- Class pictures 
  • Fri., Apr. 5th- Quarter 3 Award's assembly 2:15
  • Mon., Apr. 8th- PTO Meeting @ 6:30 library 
  • Weds., Apr. 10th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55
  • Fri., Apr. 12th- Spring Fling Dance (time TBD) 
  • 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 
  • Weds., May 6th- Bengal Way luncheon 11:55 
  • Fri., May 10th- All missing and redone work due 
  • Mon., May 13th- PTO Meeting @6:30 Library 
  • 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)



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