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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
April Showers Bring Mountz "Wow"ers

 Team Mountz looks ahead... 
May 25 - Memorial Day-School Closed- Good luck to our Team Mountz Band in the Spring Lake Memorial Day Parade at 10:30AM. 
May 26-Buddy Planting Activity-Please wear Team Mountz Shirts! 
May 27 - NJ ASK Science Grades 4 & 8
May 27 - Project Pride-Project Pride-"Project P.R.I.D.E: Promoting Responsibility in Drug Education"  Project P.R.I.D.E. is a community outreach program of the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Prison inmates, who volunteer with the program, will share their stories about prison life and the decisions they made that got them there. The goal of the program is to keep children away from drugs and alcohol and educate them about how to make smart choices. Thank you to Laura Krug and Rev. DuBois for coordinating this program for HW Mountz students in grades 6-7-8.
May 28-PTA Meeting at 8:40 AM-Please note new date from PTA Calendar!
May 29-Billy Egan presents "Minding Your Mind" for students in grades 6-7-8. On the surface, Billy Egan was the ideal high school student. He was an AP student and Varsity athlete who was offered several college scholarships, but he was also addicted to cocaine which eventually led to pills and heroin. Now in recovery, he draws on his experiences to instruct young people about the dangers of alcohol and drugs.
June 1-National Junior Honor Society Induction 7 PM​-  Congratulations to our new inductees!​
June 3-SLED Meeting at 7 PM​ - Please come support the efforts of the SLED!​
June 8-Board of Education Workshop meeting 7pm- Please see agenda on Our District/BOE Page.
June 10-Sports Awards 7pm-  Congratulations to all our Team Mountz Sports members and thank you to all our Coaches!  Further information will be sent out from the main office. 
June 2015-  Grades 5-8 Benchmark Exam Schedule Third Semester Benchmark Exam Schedule
 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.
Congratulations to our 2014-2015 Science Fair Winners!  1st Place-Caroline K, 2nd Place-Nate A. and 3rd Place-Isabella M.  
 Congratulations to Mrs. Mary Pearce for being recognized by 100.1FM WJRZ and 95.9FM WRAT for being a Teacher Who Rocks!  Mrs. Pearce's recognition was announced on these radio stations and to the whole school on Friday, March 20, 2015! Click here to view announcement.
 Other Important Items  
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.