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H. W. Mountz Elementary School



Mountz Fall Festivities

 Team Mountz looks ahead... 

October 20 - November 13 - HW Mountz Hunger Challenge - Remember to Bring in Food Every Week! OUR THEME THIS YEAR IS A BOX IN EVERY BOOKBAG, A CAN IN EACH HAND! All proceeds go to the Monmouth-Ocean Food Bank. We need your help! Donate today

Week 1: Peanut Butter Jelly Drive - 10/20-10/24

Week 2: Change for Change- 10/27-10/31

Week 3: You CAN End Hunger-11/3-11/5

Week 4: Be Passionate About Pasta-11/10-11/13

October 30 - Review Session for students taking the CBA Admissions test and the SSAT.  The session will begin at 4:30 and end at 6:30 pm.  Parents and students involved have been contacted by Mrs. Salway and Mrs. Dettlinger. 
October 31 -​​ Halloween Parade -​ Are you getting those costumes ready? If you are taking your child home to get ready for our parade and festivities please return this permission slip by October 30th. 
October 2014 - HW Mountz students are decorating scarecrows for the Chamber of Commerce Fall display on Third Avenue! Thank you to class parents also for all your help.
November 6 & 7- NJEA Convention- School Closed...Enjoy some Fall Fun with your family and friends!
November 10 - Make-up Picture Day-If your child missed Picture Day, or you would like to have your child's picture re-taken, please contact the Main Office.
November 11 - Veteran's Day
​- On this day of remembrance we will be hosting a variety of activities during the school.  More information to be posted.​
November 12 - Superintendent Team Talks for Grades 6-8 at 6:30 pm in the Library.  Please RSVP to Mrs. Cory at if you are planning on attending.  
November 14 - MUSST
​ (Mountz Unites Students, Seniors, and Teachers)​
​​ will take place with volunteer Senior Citizens and their our 7th Grade students.
November 18 - Mount Parent Academy for Student Success- Please join our teachers and administration for a night of interactive mini-courses on the upcoming PARCC assessments and the Common Core. This is an important event for parents of grades 3-8 to attend!  View this flyer for more information.  
 Congratulations to Members of Team Mountz
Congratulations to the following students for Achieving Perfect Scores and/or Advanced Proficiency on the 2013-2014 NJ ASK:
Jack B, Matthew H, Alex H, Joseph S, Hannalore W, Finn W, Christopher D, Michael D, Ainslie, Joseph I, Caroline K, Gabrielle K, Isabella M, Hayley P, Allessa S, Emma W, Kelly D,Kara G, Erin G, Colin G, Michael W, Erin H, Haven D, Cora H, Lily J, Brigit K, Phoebe M, Ann O, Dylan R, Gianluca  S, Grace W, Madelyn D, Jack D, Julia D, Keegan F, Wyatt H, Michael I, Catherine L, Charlie M, Julia M, Padraic O, Gioacchino P, Luke R, James U, Joseph W, Liam W and  Ava W!
Congratulations to the HW Mountz Cross Country Team for the following results at the CBA Wicked Run:
Senior Boys (7th & 8th Grade)- 2nd Place in the 1.5 mile race
 Senior Girls (7th & 8th Grade)-3rd place in the 1.5 mile race
Junior Boys-(4th-6th Grade)-3rd place in the 1 mile race
Junior Girls-(4th-6th Grade)-4th Place in the 1 mile race 
 Other Important Items 
HEALTH ALERT -  HW Mountz School Staff is following preventive measures regarding the Enterovirus-D68.   Please read Important Health Information Regarding Enterovirus D68 here.  The link to more information from the CDC is provided here:   CDC Website and a link to NJ Health Department Frequently Asked Questions is provided here: NJ Health Dept FAQ
Chromebook Take Home Policy-  Students in grades 3-8 may opt to take home their Chromebooks for use on school work.  If interested please visit the Chromebook Policy Handbook under Quicklinks and return the necessary forms.  
OnCourse Presentations - During Back to School Night teachers in grades 3-8 highlighted our new OnCourse Student Information System and Parent-Student Portal.  Please view the PPT here and contact your child's homeroom teacher if you have any questions.
2014 - 2015 School Year Staffing - Please click here to  review our staffing assignments for the 2014-15 School Year.  We are proud to share this list of exceptional educators with you!! 
Student Drop-Off and Pick-Up Reminders - Please take some time to read this important school safety letter on appropriate procedures for the arrival and pick-up of students.  Thank you for your support in ensuring the safety of all of our students. 
2013-2014 NJASK Data Presentation-  Please view the PPT  presented to the BOE by the HW Mountz Data Team on October 23, 2014 and join Team Mountz in being proud of the success of our students and staff!