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We have a family favorite school wide event coming up this Friday, Feb 23rd.......

Our annual "Fun 50’s Friday Spaghetti Dinner with Book Fair and Sock Hop"

The event runs from 5:30 pm to 7:45 pm and we need A LOT OF VOLUNTEERS to help in all areas. We know we can count on our fabulous community!

•In the library with the Book Fair
•In the cafeteria for the Spaghetti Dinner (before, during & after) 

•In the gym for the Sock Hop


The following is the link for signing up to help with the Book Fair:



And, here is the link for signing up to volunteer for the Spaghetti Dinner and/or the Sock Hop:



Thank you so much for continuing your support of our incredible Monte Vista!

Howdy Monte VIsta Families!
​This year we have a set of unique after school offerings we are calling WEDNESDAY WORKSHOPS!  These are 5 different one-day, 3-hour creative workshops taught and led by our very favorite ​crafty creator, Keri Piehl. There will be a snack break and a movement break throughout the 3 hour session.
Registration for these one-day, 3-hour classes will be on-going until they fill up or through the Monday before the session. See below for details on each session.  A registration form is attached to this email. You may register by emailing Paula Jackson at this email address (mvesafterschoolrocks@gmail.com) to make sure there is a space available. Then, you can bring in or send in the completed registration form and payment. Payment may be made by cash or check, checks made payable to "MVES".
ART ATTACK  (6 spaces available)
Wednesday, January 31 NEXT WEDNESDAY
12:40 pm - 3:40 pm
$35      grades K-1-2-3-4-5    Room 209
We'll be making art, more art, and just when you think we're done: extra art!
BUILD IT BETTER   (6 spaces available)
Wednesday, February 21
12:40 pm - 3:40 pm
$35      grades K-1-2-3-4-5    Room 209
We'll be building in groups, building independently, making tall structures, delicate structures, and crazy structures.
DESTRUCTATHON 2018!   (2 spaces available)
Wednesday, February 28
12:40 pm - 3:40 pm
$35      grades K-1-2-3-4-5     Room 209
Unraveling, disassembling, tearing, smashing: we will (safely) get constructively destructive.
COSTUME WORKSHOP (1 space available!)
Wednesday, March 7
12:40 pm - 3:40 pm
$40      grades 2-3-4-5   Room 209
Make capes, skirts, armor, wings, and more using a variety of tools and techniques.
PROJECTILES, PLEASE!  (5 spaces available)
Wednesday, March 14
12:40 pm - 3:40 pm
$35      grades K-1-2-3-4-5    Room 209
Blast off with us as we pop, zoom, puff and launch a variety of (non-pointy) Projectiles.



​Remember, each of these classes is a  ONE-DAY, 3-HOUR workshop sess​ion taking place in room 209. 
Questions? Please feel free to email Paula Jackson at this email address.
Thanks so much!
Peace... Paula Jackson

THANK YOU so very much for your incredible support of our after school enrichment program, Afterschool Rocks! We registered so many students today for so many fun classes.


Registration continues tomorrow :

Thursday, January 18​

7:30 am - 10:00 am

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm


The following classes/clubs are STILL OPEN for registration:

  • Ceramics​, Tuesday      $110       grades 1-2-3-4-5  (ONLY 4 spots remaining!)
  • Basketball, Tuesday     $85        grades K-1-2-3-4-5  (ONLY 2 spots remaining!)
  • Student Council, Tuesday    $90      grades K-1-2-3-4-5
  • Art Attack! Wednesday Workshop-Jan 31      $35      grades K-1-2-3-4-5 
  • Build It Better Wednesday Workshop-Feb 21        $35      grades K-1-2-3-4-5
  • Destructathon Wednesday Workshop -Feb 28        $35     grades K-1-2-3-4-5  (ONLY 4 spots remaining!)
  • Costume Wednesday Workshop - Mar 7        $40        grades 2-3-4-5   (ONLY 2 spots remaining!)
  • Projectiles Please! Wednesday Workshop - Mar 14      $35        grades K-1-2-3-4-5
  • Coders, Thursday      $120      grades 4-5
  • Knitting, Thursday       $115      grades 3-4-5 (ONLY 4 spots remaining!)
  • Coloring Club, Thursday     $105      grades 1-2-3-4-5 (ONLY 3 spots remaining!)
  • Martial Arts, Friday      $85      grades K-1-2-3-4-5  (ONLY 5 spots remaining!)

​NOTE: The Wednesday Workshop classes will remain OPEN for registration until they are FULL or until the Monday before the Wednesday Workshop date.​ 


The following classes are FULL and CLOSED:

  • Lego Club
  • Giant Play
  • Design Studio: Architecture

​Thank you for having your completed registration form(s) and class payment. One form per child, per class - thanks! You are welcome to pay be either cash or check (check made payable to "MVES".)

There are still a few partial scholarships available. Please contact Paula​ Jackson, if you are in need.


THANK YOU to the families who have DONATED class fees or extra money so other students may attend classes who might not otherwise be able to. THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 


​Registration will continue for at at least a few weeks - or until a class is full. You may register with Paula Jackson in the gym, or by sending registration form/payment to school with your child. If you need to check on the availability of a class spot, please feel free to send me an email or text.


Peace... Paula Jackson​


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