March 5, 2021 ViewPoint

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The ViewPoint

March 5, 2021

Congratulations to our March Students of the Month! 

These students were nominated by their teachers for demonstrating the 3 R’s – Respectful, Responsible, and Ready. Certificates will be mailed out to all of the winners!

6th Grade:
Raegan Fadden, Mackenzie Tasch, Anish Jogi, Max Hammer, Matthew Hendrickson, Grayson Aungst

7th Grade:
Emily Vu, Julia Lu, Leon Gallash, Will Sampson, Anita Huang, Aalok Kamala

8th Grade:
Jasmin Mohil, Sophia Kalaris, Nick Wagner, Eva Hull, Justin Zhu, Lammes Bazzi

Related Arts:
Leyla Demirbilek, Vaishnavi Koralla, Samantha Poole, Robert Wagner, Aryan Raikar, Rohan Gadde

Congratulations again to our winners and for the rest of you, keep up the great work! Who knows, maybe YOU could be one of our next Students of the Month!

Congratulations to William Yi, Grade 8 has qualified for President's Volunteer Service Award! This award recognizes Americans of all ages who have volunteered significant amounts of their time to serve their communities and their country. 

MVMS Virtual Visit from Author Stuart Gibbs

THIS TUESDAY March 9, 3:00

Stuart Gibbs, author of popular middle grade novels including the Spy School, Moon Base Alpha, and Fun Jungle book series, is visiting Mount View virtually - Tuesday, March 9 at 3:00!  
Meet Code: mvms-gibbs-visit
This is a great opportunity to discuss the creative writing process with a famous author, as well as to talk about his fabulous stories. This event is brought to us by A Likely Story bookstore, in conjunction with the MVMS PTA Book Fair coming April 19. 
Signed copies of his books will be available for purchase.  
Parents and guardians, please fill out the permission form for your student to participate.
Permission Form - Please be sure to select Author Visit in the Tuesday slots

Submit Creative Writing and Photography to Our Voice!

The Howard County Middle School Creative Works Magazine, Our Voice, is published annually as a showcase of student writing and artwork. The editors are currently seeking submissions for photos and writing.
Entries are due Wednesday, March 17th.
Students should look on the Weekly Student News for links to submit their work for consideration. You can see the 2020 edition of Our Voice and the winning Mount View entries at
Let imagination and creativity take hold!
Students are encouraged to submit their original work to Our Voice!

Community Outreach for MAWES

MVMS is happy to once again have the opportunity to serve our friends at Mary Ann Winterling Elementary School (MAWES) in Baltimore City.  As these students return to school, there is a dire need for school supplies and they could really use our support.  
It’s so easy to help!  Simply click on this Amazon Wish List link and your donation will ship for secure delivery the school. Make certain that you select the "Mount View Middle School Gift Registry Address" for shipping and you'll be set. 
This effort can also be used as a service learning opportunity! 
Collection End Date:  Friday, March 12th
Questions?  Email Mrs. Parson at

Community News and Events

Please visit the Community News and Programs page for announcements of upcoming events and programs sponsored by non-profit organizations.

Well-Being Workshop and Information from HCASC

Saturday, March 6, 2020 9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Open to Parents/Guardians of Pre-K to Grade 12 Students Join the meeting via Zoom on Saturday (Click Here to Join)
Guidance, coping strategies, and resources will be shared for supporting your child’s social emotional needs.
Panel discussion with HCPSS staff and community agencies will be held.
Question and answer breakout sessions available in Chinese, Korean and Spanish. Registration encouraged but not required
Questions may be submitted in advance on registration form.

Upcoming Dates

March 17        Virtual PTA Meeting 6pm
March 29        Grade 6 Hybrid Group A returns to school
April 1            Grade 6 Hybrid Group B returns to school
April 4-6         Schools and Offices Closed
April 14          Schools close 3 hours early, End of Marking Period