I Teach Because...

Think back to when you were a student, back-to-school shopping, finding your classroom, and the exciting lessons that would soon fill your day. The first day of school jitters that were calmed by the friendly, welcoming face, and celebrating the “ah ha” moments when you finally figured out how to solve the problem. Then there was the time in kindergarten, when you went to the restroom but couldn’t remember the way back to your classroom. As panic set in, that friendly face walked around the corner and they knew exactly where your classroom was.

Astronaut visits Erie students with Space Foundation program

Two years ago, after becoming a teacher liaison for The Space Foundation, Kristina Stem vowed to bring an astronaut to Erie Elementary School — and this week she delivered.

Former astronaut Leroy Chiao wowed Erie Elementary students Wednesday with anecdotes about eating and showering at the International Space Station.

Chiao has been to space four times during his career, including a six-month stint as commander of the Space Station.

Space Foundation to Bring NASA Astronaut and STEM Education Program to St. Vrain Valley Schools

The Space Foundation is taking its Space in the Community STEM education program to St. Vrain Valley Schools in February.

Former NASA astronaut Leroy Chiao, Ph.D., will share his experiences in space with students at several St. Vrain Valley Schools in Erie and Longmont, Colo., and will also join a panel discussion for a free public presentation and Star Party on Feb. 17 at Erie High School.

100 Mile Club

Mountain View is excited to particpate in our movement grant.  We have parents, students and staff participating in this opportunity to get moving! 


October Parent Newsletter

Fall is here! Parents please be sure to check out our October Newsletter for upcoming information and exciting events happening at Mountain View Elementary.


Click here to download our October Newsletter

Preschool Slots Available

What's Available?

3 and 4 Year Olds (tuition-based)

Mountain View Transformation

View the before and after of Mountain View's amazing transformation. 

Saving energy ignites districtwide competition

St. Vrain Valley School District has once again partnered with the Center for Resource Conservation to host the ReNew Our Schools energy conservation competition. The month long competition began February 2nd and ended on March 2nd. This year, 12 schools participated, and will be honored at a recognition ceremony on March 9th.

Mountain View Elementary unveils new early childhood wing

Mountain View provides half-day preschool sessions to about 40 students. In the fall, the school will provide a half-day program to up to 150 students, plus add a wraparound program of before and after care for working parents.

To make room for the early childhood wing, fifth-graders moved this year to Longs Peak Middle School.

Mountain View Drop-off and Pick-up Guidelines

As many of you know, Mountain View’s (MVES) facilities have undergone a number of renovations including a new drop-off/pick-up loop.

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