Skip to Main Content

Frequently Asked Questions

Attendance

What does my child wear for a band concert?

How do I put lunch money on my student’s account?

PE Uniforms/PE Sweats

I’m new to Mtn. View and need to register my student, what do I do?

My student is coming to Mtn. View from an elementary school, what should I know?

My 8th Grader is attending Newberg High School next year, what should I know?

What does a typical day look like for my student?

Yearbooks

Want to Learn more about Cell Phone Rules,  Dress Code, Lockers, Parking Lot Guidelines, Homework Requests and Tardies?

 

 

Attendance is very important and there has been research showing that students who attend class on a regular basis succeed. Please call to let us know your student will be absent or late. If you forget, we will call you. We have an answering machine so you can call 503-554-4500 any time of the day or night.

 

 

 

 

What does my child wear for a concert?
Concert attire required unless otherwise noted:
White button up blouse/shirt, black slacks (or long/knee length skirt for girls), black socks/stockings and all black closed toed shoes.

 

 

 

 

How do I put lunch money on my student’s account?
You have several options…
1. Your student can take cash or a check to the Cafeteria in the morning prior to school or at lunch time.
2. You can bring cash or a check to the office and we will get it to your student.
3. You can check in at the office and take the money to the cafeteria yourself.
4. Add money via the internet at https://www.myschoolbucks.com/

 

PE Uniforms are mandatory at both Newberg middle schools and the high school. All three schools have the same uniform, which will enable you to use it for many years! PE Uniforms can be purchased in the main office. Students will take the receipt to their PE teacher to receive their uniform.

Cost:
$15 for shirt and shorts
$6 for shirt only
$9 for shorts only

PE Sweats are optional.  But if your student decides to wear sweats, these are the ones they’ll need to wear.  Sweats can be purchased in the main office where an order form will be completed too.  Sweats are distributed during PE when the order arrives.  

Cost:
$23 for sweat pants and sweatshirt
$11 for sweatshirt
$12 for sweat pants

 

 

I’m new to Mtn. View and need to register my student, what do I do?
Please bring the following items:
Address of previous school
Immunization records
Latest report card
State test scores if available

Students will be asked to take a math placement test which could take 40 minutes or longer. If your student is a 7th or 8th Grader, they will be taking a reading test, as well, which could be an additional 30 minutes.


 

 

 

My student is coming to Mtn. View from an elementary school, what should I know?
The dates of many of these activities will be on our calendar, check it out for exact dates.

Late February
5th Grade Transition Parent Night from 7-8 pm
During this evening visit, you will choose an elective for your incoming 6th grader and return the form to us that evening.  We will have the electives showcased as well as share a variety of information about some of the differences you and your student will find at the middle school.  You and your student will have the opportunity to tour the building,  practice opening lockers, get answers to questions, learn about needed immunizations, discover opportunities to volunteer and much more.

Late Spring
5th graders tour MVMS
MVMS counselors and principals take the students on a tour of Mtn. View during the school day. 

Late August
6th Grade BBQ from 5-8 pm. 
This is a “don’t miss” event that has replaced our Back  to School Night.  At this event, you can take care of things before school starts such as:  pay fees, pay and receive PE Uniform, learn about the Mtn. View Parent Group, buy a Yearbook, deposit lunch money, receive your student’s schedule and locker assignment, deposit school supplies in their locker, find out what bus they will ride from Bus Barn representatives (if they ride a bus) and learn about middle school sports which is run through CPRD.

Beginning of September
First day of school.
All students enter through the Commons door.  6th Graders will gather in the Commons with 7th and 8th graders gathering in the Gym.


 

 

My 8th Grader is attending Newberg High School next year, what should I know?
Sometime between February and April, your 8th Grader may be choosing a small school and forecasting for 9th grade classes. Check back on this website for details. You can also check out the high school website.

 

 

 

 

What does a typical day look like for my student?
If you would like a bell schedule, one can be found on our website… http://www.newberg.k12.or.us/mountainview/daily-bell-schedule

7:15 am – Doors open and students hang in the Commons and Gym until 7:35 (unless your student has a blue or green sticker. Find out more http://www.newberg.k12.or.us/mountainview/incentive-program)

7:40 am – Students are to be in their seats for first period
2:45 pm – End of the school day

Students will take a math, science, social studies, language arts, reading and elective class (to see elective class options: http://www.newberg.k12.or.us/mountainview/elective-program) which take up 6 of our 7 period day. The other period will be PE or Health which are on a rotating schedule.

 

 

 

 

I want to purchase a Yearbook, how do I do that?
There are two ways to purchase yearbooks:
1. via check or cash in the Mtn. View Office
2. online at http://www.newberg.k12.or.us/mountainview/mvms-webstore

When are yearbooks distributed?
The second to last day of school.

Yearbooks and Fines
Students who have library, PE, locker, cafeteria, or instrument rental fines will not receive their yearbooks until the fines are paid.

 

 

 

Want to Learn more about Cell Phone Rules, Dress Code, Lockers, Parking Lot Guidelines, Homework Requests and Tardies?
Our "Did You Know" document found under the Parent Resource Section is being updated