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H. W. Mountz Elementary School

Team Mountz, # 1 School District in NJ!
* As rated by,  NJDOE Reward Status, and USDOE Blue Ribbon Nomination
 Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
Have a safe and fun summer!  Team Mountz Welcomes you back on September  8th! 
Bright Smiles and Happy Times

 Look at TEAM Mountz Shine!
Special Announcement from Dr. Bormann
To my dear Team Mountz Family and Friends... On August 1, 2015 I will be starting a new chapter in my professional career as the Superintendent of the Rumson School District. Please read my Departing Letter to all of you. 
Team Mountz looks ahead... 
July 7-Special Meeting of the Board of Education at 6 PM Agenda to follow.  Topics: Superintendent Search, Interim Superintendent
July 18-Spring Lake Educational Foundation Summer Spree 7 pm to 10 pm-Please support the SLED Foundation-There will be music, dancing and a gift auction. Please see flyer for more information. 
July 21-Special Board of Education Meeting 4 PM. CSA Search.
 Congratulations to Members of Team Mountz
Congratulations to Michelle B for winning the Prudential Spirit of Community Volunteer Service Award! 
Congratulations to the 2015 Blue Claws Most Improved Students: Luke W, William P, Cella S, John P, Lily M, Matthew K, Gioacchino P, Emily F, James K, Henry H, Brendan M, Nathaniel A, Arianna Y, Sarah S
 Congratulations to our 7th Grade Academic Team: Connor M., Michael D., Brendan M., Allesa S., Hayley P., and Caroline K. for winning First Place in the Academic Bowl held at Goetz Middle School on April 22nd.
 Other Important Items  
Supply List
Summer Work:
2015 Summer Academic Requirements- All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Research spanning 100 years shows that students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than they do on the same tests at the beginning of the summer (White, 1906; Heyns, 1978; Entwisle & Alexander 1992; Cooper, 1996; Downey et al, 2004). 

Please join Team Mountz in combating this regression and click on the link for your child's rising class summer academic requirements in reading and mathematics.

Rising First Grade Class 
Rising Second Grade Class
Rising Third Grade Class
Rising Fourth Grade Class
Rising Fifth Grade Class
Rising Sixth Grade Class
Rising Seventh Grade Class
Rising Eighth Grade Class
Mrs. Krebs' "Summer Reading Star Challenge"
Achieve 3000 Challenge 
6-7-8 Math Codes for Khan Academy Summer Work:
Rising 6th Math and Accelerated Mat - 6XVFP9
Rising 7th Math- 9A6ZYX
Rising 7th and 8th Algebra-  Will not be using Khan Academy.  Mrs. Dettlinger will forward work to students' gmail account.
Rising 8th Math - WCEEUV
Rising 8th Geometry - C9XN7G
Revised 14-15 School Calendar and End of Year Dates -  Please see Quicklinks for the revised 14-15 Calendar and the 2014-2015 End-of-Year School Event Dates.  Please note school will be held on Friday, April 3rd (12:40 dismissal) and Field Day will be held on Saturday, June 13 (12:40 dismissal).  
15-16 School Calendar -  Please see Quicklinks for the 15-16 School Calendar.
13-14 New Jersey School Performance Report-  Team Mountz is very proud of its school-wide performance and celebrates its Reward School Status and National Blue Ribbon Nomination.  Please view the 13-14 Performance Report and the Power Point Presentation made to the Spring Lake BOE and Community at the March 23, 2015 BOE Meeting.  13-14 Presentation  13-14 Performance Report
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.  
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.