Our Classroom Website


   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.



Choir Information: 

teacher: Aaron Messinger aaron.messinger@boiseschools.org 

Start date: 9/11 @ 8:00am 

rehersal options:(one rehersal required per week but can attend all)

Monday 3:15-3:50

Weds. 8:00-8:35

lunch recess: on occasion as needed 

caroling at the Capitol Dec. 9th- 11:00-12:45


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 

Library News

4th-6th Grades

Let's Get Ready to Battle!


Idaho Battle of the Books

Permission slips will be coming home with those interested.


Students join a team, read books, battle other teams and defend our trophy from last year.


Read about it at idahobattleofthebooks.org


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 

Next meeting: 

Mary Guinard 

PTO President



Here is a link to sign up for volunteer commitees! Thanks for your support. 

PTO Facebook page

Make $$ for our school: 

 Box Tops for EducationHelp support our school. Send in those Box Tops! It is done electorically now. You can still send in paper box tops, but they are phasing them out. click here to learn how to submit electronically. Thanks! 

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 2019-2020
Please direct any band and orchestra questions to the band and orchestra teachers. Thank you. 


Band Teacher: Dan Howard 


Orchestra Teacher: Sandy Shoen 


 Dates to remember in the future:

  • Nov. 1st- Nov. 17th- Operation Wishbook  
  • Weds., Nov. 13th- Picture retakes 
  • Weds., Nov. 20th- Potluck/PJ Party 11:30-12:30
  • Thurs., Nov. 21st- Thanksgiving luncheon cafeteria 11:35  
  • Mon., Nov. 25th-29th- NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break
  • Mon., Dec. 02nd- Otis pick up from 3-6 
  • Tues., Dec. 03rd- Kindness Concert at Capital High School 9:20-11:20 
  • Mon., Dec. 09th- Choir students Carol at the Capitol Building 11-12:45
  • Weds., Dec. 18th- Bengal Way Luncheon 11:35
  • Thurs., Dec. 19th- Classroom Winter Party 2:30 
  • Fri., Dec. 20th- All work missing or redone is DUE 
  • Fri., Dec. 20th- Early release 1:15 
  • Mon., Dec 23rd- Jan. 5th- Winter Break NO SCHOOL 
  • Weds. Jan. 15th- report cards go home 
  • Mon., Jan. 20th- NO SCHOOL MLK Jr. DAY 
  • Fri., Jan. 24th- Awards assembly 2:15
  • Mon., Feb. 3rd- SNOW SCHOOL Field Trip (all day) need lunch 
  • Weds., Feb. 05th- Bengal Way Luncheon 11:35
  • Fri., Feb. 14th- Class Valentine's Day party 2:30-3:15 
  • Mon., Feb. 17th- NO SCHOOL President's Day 
  • Weds., Mar. 04th- Bengal Way Luncheon 11:35
  • Fri., Mar. 6th- ALL Work Due (missing or redone) 
  • Fri., Mar. 13th- End of Quarter early release 1:15 
  • Fri., Mar 20th- Report cards go home 
  • Mon., Mar. 23rd- 27th- NO SCHOOL Spring Break 
  • Weds., Apr. 1st- Class Picture Day 
  • Fri., Apr. 03rd- Awards assembly 2:15
  • Weds., Apr. 08th- Bengal Way Luncheon 11:35
  • Mon. Apr. 13th- field trip to Planetarium (walking) leave @ 12:30
  • Weds., May 06th- Bengal Way Luncheon 11:35
  • Fri., May 8th- ALL Work done (missing or redone) 
  • Fri., May 15th- End of semester early release 1:15 
  • Tues., May 19th- Field Day 
  • Weds., May 20th- Walkathon 
  • Thurs., May 21st- Awards assembly 10:15
  • Fri., May 22nd - 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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