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Welcome To The Valley View School Webpage

 

characterMission Statement:  Valley View’s educators impart their enthusiasm and love of learning to our students. Rigorous standards underpin lesson planning and challenge students to work to their potential. Data driven instruction provides the basis for teaching to individual strengths while addressing specific needs.  Valley View students are encouraged to be respectful, responsible, and compassionate citizens of our learning community. School culture and climate remains positive when children strive to be advocates for diversity and acceptance.  Valley View’s motto inspires and guides our daily practice. Children, parents, teachers, and administrators trust that Valley View is a school “where all children can learn!”  Valley View is a NJ state school of character as well as a national school of character!

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

Character Education At Valley View Elementary School

 

 

logoCharacter Education plays a major role in the Valley View School environment. Each year students use our green screen to come up with creative ways to express how Valley View teaches the core values of respect, kindness and acceptance to the children. Both staff and students work together on these presentations. Enjoy our "It's Raining Respect" video to the right which highlights character education at our school! 

 

Please visit our school's Youtube Channel to enjoy more Valley View videos which includes concerts, school initiatives, goals, television clips, programs and class projects.

 

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News And Notes From Valley View Elementary School

 

NEW! Thanksgiving Food Drive.....Click Here

 

NEW! Valley View traffic patterns and rules.....Click Here

 

NEW! Pathways program information.....Click Here

 

NEW! This Month's Home and School Connection newsletter....Click here

 

NEW! Halloween protocol at Valley View during COVID 19....Click here

 

NEW! Parents must submit the daily temperature screening by 8:00 am through Genesis Parent Access....Click here

 

NEW! We are offering ​free​​ virtual​​ ESL extra help ​classes for all our students after school....Click here

 

NEW! A note from Dr. Kennedy regarding this school year.....Click here

 

NEW! Virtual students material pickup schedule....Click here

 

NEW! 2020-2021 classroom / school supply lists....Click here

 

NEW! Dear Parents and Guardians...just wanted to share some wonderful news with you! Character.org is pleased announce that Valley View School has been named a 2020 National School of Character! National certification is the highest level of distinction bestowed by Character.org. Schools receiving this designation have demonstrated excellence in establishing a school culture that exemplifies and brings to life The 11 Principles Framework for Schools: A Guide to Cultivting a Culture of Character. We are thrilled and honored to be recognized as a 2020 National School of Character. Valley View is rich in character because we have the privilege of working with incredible students, families, and teachers! Yours in PANDA PRIDE!!!! Dr. K....Click here to read the  National Press release

 

NEW! Practice tips for families wearing face coverings in school....Click here

 

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A Message From Our Specialist Teachers

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Welcome to the Valley View Elementary School website.  Please browse through our pages to learn about all the exciting things we do at the school.  Valley View Elementary is a school where "all children can learn."  Panda pride!  Follow us on Twitter @PandaPrideRocks

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In School / Home School

Second grader Aidan E. participating in his Physical Education class from home as the kids were discussing social distancing.  Aidan and many other students join virtually with their in-school friends participating in lessons.

 

Welcome Back,  2020 - 2021 School Year

A New School Year

Good Luck In Lazar

A Message From Last Year's 5th Grade

 

New Gym

Gym Renovation

During the summer months our gym was beautifully renovated.  This included adding a new floor, painted walls, new stage, new ceiling, and the removable doors were removed.

Media Center

Media Center Renovation

Also, during the summer months our media center was renovated.  This included new flooring, painted walls, new smart boards, new book shelves, and new tables.

 

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Welcome Back From Dr. Kennedy

Dear Parents and Guardians,  What a wonderful first day!  The children arrived smiling and teaming with school supplies.  Our teachers were excited to greet their classes and welcome them to their beautifully decorated rooms.  Everyone was delighted to see the renovated Media Center, Gym and Boys’ and Girls’ bathrooms.  A special thank you to our parents and guardians for preparing our students so well for the new school year.  We look forward to a great year for learning, friendship, and fun!  Yours in Panda Pride,  Dr. K.

GOTR

Girls On The Run

Girls on the Run is a program that teaches girls confidence, positive social skills, and healthy living through interactive lessons, fun games, and running activities. The Valley View Girls on the Run team is about to start our fall season! The program encourages girls to build their self-esteem and create a more active lifestyle. They also learn how to relate to others and their community through a team service project. Each season ends with a 5K with girls from all over northern NJ. This program is open to all girls from 3rd-5th grade in Montville. Practice starts next week, so make sure you register soon at girlsontherunnj.org.  If you have any questions about the Valley View team, please contact Ms. Altchek at chelsea.altchek@montville.net.  Download the GOTR Flyer....Click here

 

 

Awards

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Valley View has been recognized by character.org as a National School of Character! We are so proud of our families and our teachers who inspire our children to follow the Principles of Character in their daily lives in and out of school. We are also proud of the Character Ed Committee's valiant efforts in seeking this recognition.

 

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Valley View has been recognized by character.org as a State School of Character! We are so proud of our families and our teachers who inspire our children to follow the Principles of Character in their daily lives in and out of school. We are also proud of the Character Ed Committee's valiant efforts in seeking this recognition.

 

Promising Practices

Valley View School has received the 'Promising Practices' award as well as Montville being named a National School District of Character.  Character.org has been certifying Promising Practices in education for nearly 20 years. These recognized practices are often a good first step towards becoming a School of Character.

 

News

NJ Governor Phil Murphy Calls with Congratulations for Morris County Teacher of the Year Christopher Butchko New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy congratulated social studies teacher Christopher Butchko to say congratulations on being named Morris County Teacher of the Year.

While on the Phone, Governor and Students Participate in Holocaust and Genocide Studies Activity - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy congratulated social studies teacher Christopher Butchko in a phone call on Thursday, October 22, 2020. Governor Murphy called Butchko in the morning, while classes were in session both virtually and in-person at Montville Township High School, in Montville Township, NJ. “Congratulations on Morris County Teacher of the Year,” Murphy told Butchko. Students in the classroom had the opportunity to listen to the Governor’s call and participate with him in a "virtual" activity.

Superintendent Dr. René Rovtar Is Featured Speaker on “OneMontville Unites” Podcast: “Episode 1” OneMontville Unites Podcast series launches every other week. The first episode was October 5, 2020

Dr Rovtar, OneMontville Founder, Reflects on the Essence of Empathy and the Organization’s Origins in Acceptance, Respect and Kindness -  The goal of the OneMontvill Unites podcast is to help people understand issues that they have not had a chance to understand. It is designed to embrace Empathy and to support Acceptance, Respect and Kindness.The community can listen to all “OneMontville Unites” podcast episodes at: https://anchor.fm/onemontvilleunites.

Parents are Reminded to Notify Principals In Writing If Student Will Transition to In-Person Learning for the Next Semester or Trimester Parents are Reminded to Notify Principals In Writing If Student Will Transition to In-Person Learning for the Next Semester

The next phase of the district re-opening plan will be the expansion of in-person enrollment at the start of the next marking period or trimester - The start of the second marking period for the middle and high school students will be Monday, November 16th.  This would mean that the deadline to notify principals to request a change would be Thursday, October 29, 2020.  The elementary schools operate on a trimester basis with the second trimester starting on December 10th.  Notification to the elementary principals must take place by November 25, 2020.  Notification must be in writing to the building principal.

Parents & Guardians Are Asked to Submit Students' Daily Health Screenings Through Genesis Parent Access This is a reminder that the daily health screening for students MUST BE SUBMITTED through GENESIS PARENT ACCESS.

This is a reminder that the daily health screening for students MUST BE SUBMITTED through GENESIS PARENT ACCESS. -  Screenings reported through the rSchoolToday app are no longer being accepted. Please remember to submit the daily screening before your child leaves for school each day. Thank you.

The Fall 2020 MTHS Athletic Sports Season Will Be Different in Many Respects This does severely limit the number of parents, family, friends and students that may attend these games.

Guidelines regarding attending MTHS sporting events for the 2020 season.- NOTE: In accordance with Governor Murphy's Executive Order and NJSIAA regulations, all schools must adhere to a maximum of 500 spectators per athletic venue. MTHS football games attendance is limited to 500 including all visiting teams, band members, cheerleaders, players and coaches. Tickets will not be sold to home games. All tickets are allocated to participants. Each participant receives two tickets. Away and home spectators must wear facial protection and sit socially distanced in assigned areas. The district is deeply grateful for the patience and understanding of all fans and members of the Montville Township Mustang Community. Thank you.

Cedar Hill Elementary Dedicates Book Vending Machine to Reward Character and Promote Reading The Book Box Vending Machine is decorated with bright books.

Montville Educational Foundation and Blue Foundry Bank Attend the Unveiling of the Unique Educational Initiative - Character matters and at Cedar Hill Elementary School when students demonstrate exceptional character they will receive a golden coin that can be used in the school's new Book Box Vending Machine. Cedar Hill added the book vending machine to their award-winning character education program to help promote reading and reward character.

Assemblywoman Sends “Commendations and Praise” to Morris County Teacher of the Year Christopher Butchko at MTHS Morris County Teacher of the Year Christopher Butchko with the Certificate of “Commendations and Praise."

Certificate Presented to the Montville Township High School Holocaust and Genocide Studies Teacher During Class, as Students Cheered In-Person and Virtually - “Commendations and praise are extended to Christopher Butchko, by the citizenry of the 26th New Jersey Legislative District, through their elected representative, upon the occasion of being awarded Morris County Teacher of the Year by the New Jersey Department of Education on August 26, 2020,” the certificate sent by Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce stated.

All 7 Montville Township Public Schools Achieve Certification with Sustainable Jersey for Schools Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced on September 15, 2020, that all 7 Montville Township Public Schools achieved the Bronze Certification for 2020.

District Represents 7 Out of 147 New Jersey Public Schools to Achieve Certification  -  Sustainable Jersey for Schools announced on September 15, 2020, that all 7 Montville Township Public Schools achieved the Bronze Certification for 2020. All 7 MTPS schools previously qualified for Bronze level, and have maintained that designation into the new academic year. In 2020, of the 147 schools that achieved certification, 80 schools did so for the first time and 67 schools, like the 7 MTPS schools, were recertified.

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Student Highlights

Welcome back to the 2020-2021 school year.  We look forward to posting new information on our website over the next few weeks. 

 

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