INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE® PRIMARY YEARS PROGRAM (PYP)
As an authorized International Baccalaureate World School, Mountain View Preparatory aligns the IB philosophy with Arizona State and Cottonwood Oak Creek District Standards. The IB philosophy is based on the IB Mission Statement and the Learner Profile.
The International Baccalaureate® Primary Years Program (PYP) is designed for students aged 3 to 12. It focuses on the total growth of the developing child, touching hearts as well as minds and encompassing social, physical, emotional and cultural needs in addition to academic development. At the heart of the program’s philosophy is a commitment to structured, purposeful inquiry as the leading vehicle for learning.
Our international focus teaches students about their own community and forges links to the world. The curriculum invites students to discover the interdependence of local, national and world cultures, builds an appreciation of diverse perspectives, and encourages active participation in our global society. Each child learns about the world through inquiry based on science and social studies, mathematics and language arts standards. These units encourage students to delve more deeply into transdisciplinary themes exploring: Who we Are; Where We Are in Place and Time; How We Express Ourselves; How the World Works; How We Organize Ourselves; and How We Share the Planet.
Enrollment and Wait list Information
Enrollment at Mountain View Preparatory is based soley on our wait list. There is a wait list for every grade level at this time. Please follow our links to our wait list in the, "Important Links" section on our website. Enrollment is not possible if the student has not been added to the wait list. PLEASE ONLY ADD YOUR STUDENT TO ONE WAIT LIST. This should reflect the earliest year you would like to enroll your student. Once you've requested to be added to a wait list confirmation will be sent via the email you provide. If a spot becomes available you will be notified by the school to move forward with enrollment at that time.
If you have any further questions please call the front office at (928) 649-8144.
HAPPY BIRTHDAYS TODAYs: Keyla V, Peyton O, Rayyan E!
WILLY WONKA CAST: Willy Wonka Cast - don't forget to hop on Cactus Mouse every Monday and Tuesday for rehearsals at DDB. Starting on Thursday, Feb. 9th - you will also practice every other Thursday! Make sure you are keeping track of these dates for rehearsals.
BASEBALL TRYOUTS COMING UP: For students in 6th thru 8th grade interested in playing baseball, there will be a meeting in Room 110 with Coach Trevor at 2:00pm. Baseball Tryouts begin February 13th. For all the information, you can pick up a Baseball Flyer in the front office, as well as talk to Coach Trevor.
SOCCER TRYOUTS: Tryouts begin Wednesday, February 8th. 2:00-3:30. Thursday 3:00-4:30 & Friday 3:00-4:30.
3-D PRINTING CLUB: 3-D Printing Club: We have our T-shirts!!! You will get them tomorrow at our meeting. If you have not paid your club dues, please do so asap! You will not be able to get your shirt until you do!
JOURNALISM CLUB: Journalists please wear your journalism club t-shirt on Thursday February 2nd for our yearbook picture.
LEGO CLUB (Zienka): There will be no 3rd and 4th grade Lego Club Jan. 31 , Feb. 7, and Feb. 14.
3rd and 4th Lego Club will return on Tuesday, Feb. 21 with a LEGO Car race.
STUDENT COUNCIL: The Student Council will be selling candy grams Jan 17th - Feb 9th on Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays before school starts. They are $1.00 for a small candy gram or $3.00 for a large candy gram. They will be delivered on Feb. 10th to each classroom.
PTA FUNDRAISER FUNDS2ORGS: PTA will be collecting gently used shoes (no ski/snowboard boots or skates). These shoes are then used to help lift families out of poverty. The funds earned from this will go towards purchasing up to 2 benches for the courtyard. Fundraiser will go until March 10th.
YEARBOOKS: Order your yearbook today for $25 on ybpay.com. Order deadline is April 10th, 2023. Use Yearbook ID Code: 11160023
SCHOLASTIC BOOK FAIR: MVP Book Fair is coming soon. Discover new books to keep kids reading. Every purchase will support our school. PTA is looking for volunteers to help. There will be hours for students to shop with their homeroom and hours to shop with parents. Please contact the office if you have questions. Book Fair will be from Thursday, February 9th through Friday, February 17th.
FUTURE CHEFs NATIONAL CHALLENGE: We’re looking for you to complete the plate with your favorite fruit or vegetable side dish. Kinder - 5th grade students from the district will be chosen as finalists to compete at DDB on March 8th, 2023. Recipes are due by January 31st. Complete and turn in your Recipe Entry Form at the front office or teacher. Extra Recipe Entry Forms will be in the front office.
In the event of a closing prior to school hours or an adverse weather day, radio station KVRD-105.7 FM or KYBC-1600 AM will make any announcement concerning an emergency closing. Such announcements will be made between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.
If adverse weather or an Emergency closing occurs during school hours, every effort will be made to contact all parents by phone using the automated School Messenger System It is important that the school be given emergency phone numbers as well as the home phone number.
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