Students in Ms. Figueredo’s 1st grade class have been experimenting with a new game to create mosaics. Students use teamwork to create their art piece considering design and color choice. I can’t wait to see what they create next!
Mrs. Bautista, Ms. Wright, Mrs. Murphy and 1st graders from Ms. Figuererdo’s class went to see the Nutcracker at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in December. This is a wonderful opportunity for our student to experience live theater.
Ms. Berrington’s class had fun time painting pinecones for the winter season.
Mrs. Ocegueda’s third grade class explored the idea of forces and interactions. This unit was created based on the Next Generation Science standards. Student’s enjoyed putting their engineering skills to the test!
Mrs. Vasquez’s class shared all that they learned in the last unit. Students learned about animals and what are some of the basic needs for survival. Students were proud to walk their families to each area in the classroom to explain what they had done. This is just the beginning!
Students from Mrs. Vasquez and Ms. Figueredo sung songs to bring in the winter holidays. Families cheered and supported their child’s performance. For many students this was their first time in front of an audience. They did a wonderful job!
It was a cool day to wear our crazy sweaters!
Our World’s Finest Chocolate fundraiser was a huge success. These are our top sellers. They earned lunch with the principal at Elkins Golf Course.
The third grade had their awards assembly on Tuesday, December 4th. Awards presented were as follows:
-Wildcat Reading Award- 3.3 or above on most recent STAR test and reading fluency at grade level or above.
- Wildcat Math Award- Average of 80% on all math test in the 1st trimester.
- Wildcat Citizenship Award- Two students from each class who exemplify the Wildcat Pledge for Success.
- Perfect Attendance- No tardies and no absences.
We are proud of each of our students, and continue to support success in both academics and behavior.
First grade shares what they learned in their most recent unit of study. They learned how to compare and contrast. The big question being what makes us different, and more importantly, how are we the same.
Students work together to put together a puzzle. They are proud to share their accomplishment with the world.
A few of our classes went out to observe the Space X launch on Monday, December 3. Classrooms were also able to view the launch via You Tube.
Fun times making pumpkin pie in Mrs. Davis’s, Ms. Rangel’s, and Mrs. Vasquez’s class. Parent volunteers and Fillmore High School post secondary students from Ms. Faith’s class, helped to scoop and measure ingredients. Students took their pies home to enjoy with their families.
Elizabeth Servin, Mountain Vista Counselor, goes in to every classroom twice a month to do social-emotional lessons. This lesson focused on how kindness spreads using food coloring to demonstrate this idea to second graders in Mrs. Gray’s classroom.
Mrs. Myers created a school wide opportunity for classrooms to practice their engineering skills. Mrs. Meza’s class was hard at work building and creating.
November 20 was the last day before the Thanksgiving break. Mrs. Myers class enjoyed several activities including disguising a turkey and choosing quotes to live by. During PE they tested the laws of physics by playing a game of Tug-O-War.
Our kindergarten had a wonderful time at the Fall on the Farm event sponsor by Fillmore High School. Each child received a pumpkin and some great memories. This is the beginning of a tradition that our families can look forward to year after year.
Mrs. Myers class participated in Red Ribbon week. Here are some class photos showing off their gear for the day.
Student who have been identified as gifted or talented participated in Mountain Vista first student and family GATE Night. Students engaged in a challenge activity while their families learned about what it means to be gifted or talented. Our next GATE Night is scheduled for January 30, 2019.
Third graders in Mrs. Meyers class tested their catapults for distance and accuracy. Students had to measure how far the catapult could launch. Then, they had to try and hit different targets. Our future engineers had a fun time!