Mountain Vista has several future baseball players, dirt bike riders, actors, writers, educators and service people on campus. Students dressed up as what they would like their future career to be.
Joshua Magallon, a second grader at Mountain Vista, was honored at the Indian Education Consortium Honoring Program. He was selected as one of top Native elementary students in the county. Great job, Josh!
Mountain Vista’s 3rd grade classes went in a field trip to the river with a guide from the US Fish and Wildlife Service. This was part of the Life Cycle and Ecosystems Unit.
Each grade level was assigned a color for Rainbow Spirit Day. It made for a great picture.
ASB sponsored a crazy hair day at Mountain Vista. Students were very creative in how they did their hair!
First grade teachers invited families to join them for some outdoor play with their children. The first grade team set up different stations that the students and their families could interact together. This was a wonderful event that we are hoping to build on at other grade levels.
Kindergartners learned about where our food comes from and nutrition. This was an interactive field trip that kept the students engaged in different activities.
Kindergarten classes have had an opportunity to listen to fourth and fifth graders perform solos. The fourth and fifth graders share the name of their instruments and why they like it. Then, they performed a solo. Bravo!
Our fifth grade teachers have just started their journey developing unit of study and sharing students’ learning with families. This was their first Gallery Walk and it was a wonderful success!
The Fillmore Rotary Club supported our school learning about being safe near water. Each kindergarten student received a copy of the book.
Kathy Mesa from Von's in Fillmore shared a book about going to the supermarket. She brought her miniature shopping cart filled with groceries to share with the kindergartners.
Mountain Vista welcomed several community volunteer to share a book with students. This was a wonderful opportunity to have students listen to someone else share their love of reading. Thank you to all who volunteered!
Geologist here, Geologist there, Geologist, Geologist Everywhere! Our 2nd grade students shared what they learned with their families at the gallery walk.
Mrs. Myers class had fun measuring, mixing, and making Oobleck. No day honoring Dr. Seuss would be complete without making and eating Green Eggs and Ham!
STEM engineering Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat tower stack! Students in Mrs. Gonzales’ fourth grade class were given a challenge. Students had 2 minutes to build the tallest free standing towers using 25 cups and 6 inch pieces of paper. They then redesigned and rebuilt.
Despite the weather never cooperating, this year’s Mountain Vista Elementary Annual Walk-A-Thon Fundraiser was a success! We held the event in the quad and blacktop. Students had a great time even when it started to drizzle. Proceeds go to benefit Mountain Vista students.
Cookies, milk and books. Families came out to Mountain Vista with books in hand to exchange. Another successful Read Across America event.
First grade student shared all they learned during the Americana Unit of Study. Based on the History-Social Studies standards the focus was on symbols and landmarks of America as well as the branches of government. Students even had an opportunity to learn about casting votes.
Mountain Vista ASB with the leadership of Beth Bronsten (5th grade teacher) organized an anti-bullying event with a Star Wars twist. Heart of the Force is a pledge that the students took to be a “force for good.” Grade levels participated in friendly competitions cheered on by authentic Star Wars costumers. It was a fun time had by all.
Mountain Vista teachers and staff greeted families and served meals at Mc Donald’s. Many families and community members were there to show their support. The Wildcat made a special appearance and took pictures.