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H. W. Mountz Elementary School

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Announcements

Team Mountz Stops, Drops, & Rolls for Fire Prevention


 Team Mountz looks ahead... 
  
 New Jersey Violence & Vandalism Awareness Week
October 20-24, 2014 
 
 Monday, October 20 - "Sock It To Violence Day" - Students and staff are encouraged to wear crazy socks to school!
 
Tuesday, October 21 - "Stand Up Pledge Day"  Teachers lead discussions with students during Morning Meeting about what it means to be an upstander and learn the "Stand Up Pledge". 
 
Wednesday, October 22 - "Team Up Against Violence Day" - Students and staff are encouraged to wear their favorite team jersey!
 
Thursday, October 23 - "Team Building Day" - Students will participate in team building activities and cooperative learning activities in physical education class.
 
Friday, October 24 - "Roar Against Vandalism Day" - Wear orange and black to show your spirit for HW Mountz and Spring Lake and keeping it free of vandalism!  
 
Throughout the week the Spring Lake Police Department will be coming in during lunches to discuss ways to keep our school and community free of vandalism. 
 
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October 16PTA Meeting-8:40 AM in the All Purpose Room-Please come support our PTA!
 
October 17​ ​- Hunger Challenge Kick-Off Assembly-​ ​Students will start the HW Mountz Hunger Challenge for the Monmouth County Food Ban​k.  This one of our annual whole-school community service projects led by our National Junior Honor Society---please support our efforts by sending in food! 
 
October 18 - PTA Kitchen Tour-  Please come out to support the efforts of our PTA as a volunteer or as an event participant!  
 
October 18- Manasquan High School Band Day for Advanced Band Members!  Show them what Mountz Pride looks like!
 
October 20 - School Violence and Vandalism Awareness Week.  See information above. 
 
October 22​ ​​​- Superintendent Team Talks Grades 3-5 ​at ​6:30 PM in the Library. Please RSVP to Mrs. Cory if you are able to attend. 
 
October 23 - Board of Education Meeting-7PM​.  Visit BOE page for more information.
 
October 23 - Middle School Beach Clean Up-  Our 6th-8th graders will be participating in community service to help clean up Spring Lake beaches. Permission slips and further information will be coming home with your child! Thank you Mountz Middle School for helping to keep our community clean! 
 
October 25 - 8th Grade Car Wash  9AM-12 PM at the Spring Lake Fire House​.  Please come support our 8th graders in their fundraising efforts!
 
October 30​ ​- Halloween Safety Program-The Spring Lake Police Department will present Halloween Safety Tips and information for Grades PreK-2​.  ​
 
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.
 
 Congratulations to Members of Team Mountz
 
Congratulations to Michael O on being selected as a Scholarship recipient for the 2014 National Race Festival at the Hartford Ski Spectacular!
  
 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!! 
 
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