Apex AS ONE!

Thu, Oct 21 8:25am

What an AMAZING week this has been! This week, our students learned two more leadership habits as part of our AWESOME APEX leadership program!   𝗔𝗽𝗲𝘅 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀𝗵𝗶𝗽 𝗵𝗮𝗯𝗶𝘁: 𝗡𝗘𝗪 𝗗𝗔𝗬 ... [More]

APEX Leadership Habits

Mon, Oct 18 1:13pm

The leadership and character portion of #APEX has been a blast! Over the last week, Monte Vista students have taken on the quest in search of the key to becoming great leaders, and they've learned som ... [More]


Tue, Oct 12 9:13am

𝗣𝗟𝗘𝗗𝗚𝗜𝗡𝗚 𝗜𝗦 𝗡𝗢𝗪 𝗢𝗣𝗘𝗡 for our Apex Obstacle Event Fundraiser!   We’re raising funds for additional shade structures, a character education program, teacher grants, a 2nd water bottle f ... [More]

It's Almost Here! Apex As One!

Mon, Oct 4 8:07am

𝗚𝗲𝘁 𝗥𝗲𝗮𝗱𝘆! Our Apex Obstacle event fundraiser and leadership program begins next week!   We love the amazing leadership and character building portion of the Apex program as it focuses on deve ... [More]

Coming Soon: Apex Obstacle Event Fundraiser and Leadership Program!

Mon, Sep 27 2:10pm

  Our Apex Obstacle event fundraiser and leadership program kicks off on October 12th!   Apex is a local company that provides a fun 2-week program where students will learn about important leadership ... [More]

Join a committee today!

Mon, Sep 27 10:01am

Want to get more involved in our school?   We are always looking for committee volunteers to help plan and execute events and projects!    Browse and join committees by logging into Konstella:   From ... [More]

9.1.21 KMV PTO General Board Meeting

Fri, Sep 3 11:22am

Click Here to View the 9.1.21 KMV PTO General Board Meeting!

CANCELLED: 8/14/21 - General Board Meeting & Volunteer Breakfast

Tue, Aug 10 9:26am

  Attention MV Families & Volunteers:   To ensure the safety of our Monte Vista families and community, the General Board Meeting and Volunteer Breakfast scheduled for Saturday, August 14th at 10:00am ... [More]

Send Us Your Photos!

Thu, Jul 22 6:58pm


Take-Out Tuesday is BACK with Kona Ice!

Sun, Jul 18 11:25am

Cool off on a warm summer evening with Kona Ice of West Central Chandler!   Kona Ice will be joining Kyrene Monte Vista for “Meet the Teacher Night” on Tuesday, July 27th from 5pm-7pm!   Find their tr ... [More]

FUNDRAISER: Pigtails & Crewcuts Ahwatukee

Fri, Jul 16 9:41am

Freshen up that back-to-school look with a haircut from Pigtails & Crewcuts: Haircuts for Kids - Ahwatukee!! Book your child or adult service between July 20th and July 31st, and be sure to mention Ky ... [More]

Back-to-School Shopping with School Cents!

Tue, Jul 13 8:00am

It’s that time of year again! Get a jump on back-to-school shopping at Chandler Fashion Center and help raise funds for Kyrene Monte Vista! Whether you’re shopping in-store, online with store pick-up, ... [More]

SCHOOL SUPPLIES for 2021-2022 school year - School Tool Box

Sat, Jun 12 8:18am

SCHOOL SUPPLIES for the 2021-22 school year Hello Monte Vista Families,  Say what?! School supplies already?! We know our kiddos just finished school but due to the extended school year, the 2021-2022 ... [More]

Congratulations to our new PTO Board 2021-2022

Thu, May 27 4:31pm

Julie Johnson (Incoming): Co-president.   Lora Roscoe (Incoming): Co-president.   Kate Bitowf (Incoming): Co-vice president.  Desire Lopez (Incoming): Co-vice president.  Colleen Eyssautier (Incoming) ... [More]

NEW committee: School Cents - Chair needed!

Thu, May 27 10:50am

Do you love to shop at Chandler Fashion Center? Need to do some Summer shopping or soon "back-to-school" clothes?  We have a new committee for the School Cents program at Chandler Fashion Center and w ... [More]


Mon, May 24 7:42am

Hello Monte Vista Mountain Lion Families!  At the end of every school year we hold a school spirit shirt design contest, open to every student, for the next school year’s Spirit Shirt. Teachers will b ... [More]


Fri, May 21 10:00am

Yearlong Fundraising - easy ways you can help

Thu, May 20 12:47pm

These programs are NO COST to you and bring in thousands of dollars to our school! Read all about it below and please give us your support! AmazonSmile customers can now support Kyrene Monte Vista PTO ... [More]

VOTE for your new PTO Board 2021-2022

Wed, May 12 8:32pm

Dear Monte Vista Families, We are thrilled to announce our parent volunteer candidates for the PTO Board for the 2021-2022 school year!   Each of the nominated candidates has agreed to fulfill the exp ... [More]

JOIN THE PTO BOARD 2021/2022 - Monte Vista needs YOU!

Mon, May 10 12:03pm

  UPDATE: Deadline to receive bios for the ballet to join the Board is May 12th, 2021. GOOD NEWS: We have enough parent volunteers to make it a full Board for the 2021-2022 school year! Thank you so m ... [More]

Recording of Monte Vista's Got Talent Show

Sat, May 1 8:14am

Here is the recording of Monte Vista's Got Talent Show, for anyone who missed the show or would like to watch again: https://asu.zoom.us/rec/share/MUcT24hO_dzj8jkoq3x-q8AuEL7_5l1vUDSzdHVxEjeF9V1G6kQez ... [More]

READ ACROSS AMERICA Spirit Week: March 1 - 5

Sat, Feb 27 4:16pm

Mark your calendars for Read Across America Spirit Week (March 1-5), organized by Monte Vista's librarian Ms. Escalante. We look forward to seeing photos for the yearbook. Please send them to: yearboo ... [More]

PURCHASE HoneyBaked Ham Gift Cards to support the 5th Grade Celebration

Tue, Feb 2 8:46am

Hello Monte Vista Families! This is a delicious way to support our 5th graders so they can have a much deserved end of the year celebration! Buy gift cards here: https://honeybakedfundraising.com/fund ... [More]

Who went to Modern Market for TAKE OUT TUESDAY 1/5?

Fri, Jan 8 9:51am

Dear Monte Vista Families! Our apologies for this extra email but Modern Market general manager is trying to resolve an accounting error from our TAKE OUT TUESDAY on 1/5. He'd like to know who came in ... [More]


Sat, Dec 12 8:37am

Hello Monte Vista Families! Let's have some Holiday Spirit Fun next week! Monday, Dec. 14: Pajama Day Tuesday, Dec. 15: Ugly Sweater Day Wednesday, Dec. 16: Crazy Hair or Hat Day Thursday, Dec. 17: Sc ... [More]

PTO General Meeting Rescheduled to Jan 27th

Wed, Dec 9 7:41am

Mountian Lion Families, With the craziness of the season quickly approaching, we are moving our General PTO Meeting to January.  We will have APEX results and plans for the funds to share with you.  H ... [More]

Beehive Postponed - Reading Wall still going

Fri, Dec 4 1:57pm

Mountian Lion Families Due to our student body moving fully online, this month's beehive store has been postponed.  Don't worry reading wall rewards are still available for pickup in front of the offi ... [More]

Usborne Virtual Book Fair Dec 4th - 17th

Wed, Nov 25 4:00pm

Dear Parents, Families, and Supporters,   It’s time to cozy up for winter with a good book! Carve out time to shop our Book Fair with Usborne Books & More. These exciting and educational books are ent ... [More]

Teacher and Staff FAVORITE THINGS lists

Mon, Nov 9 7:49am

TEACHER AND STAFF FAVORITE THINGS 2020-2021 When you need some ideas for that KMV teacher or staff member, we have the lists here: https://www.kyrene.org/Page/51239   It's not on their lists but if yo ... [More]

Bring in your clipped Box tops to make the fall deadline

Thu, Oct 29 8:57am

Hello Monte Vista families! The Fall Box Tops for Education submission deadline has arrived! If you have any clipped box tops, please drop them in the box labeled "Clipped Box Tops" located in the wai ... [More]

2020 Virtual Pumpkin Walk - prizes will be awarded!

Sun, Oct 25 3:50pm

Let’s celebrate Fall with a Monte Vista tradition. Join us for the 2020 Virtual Pumpkin Walk! Students decorate or carve their pumpkins. Email us photos of the pumpkins with or without your child (the ... [More]

PTO General Meeting and Special Election

Tue, Sep 29 2:14pm

Please join us Wednesday September 30th at 6:00 pm on Zoom for our delayed election and meeting.  The meeting is open to all Kyrene Monte Vista Parents, caregivers, teachers, and staff.     https://ky ... [More]

Spirit Shirts to be distributed September 25th

Wed, Sep 23 11:51am

Our shirts have arrived!  Parents,  please email us with your child's teacher's name so we can distribute them to in-person children next week.   Flex families, and anyone else who would prefer, the s ... [More]

Deadlines and Reminders

Sat, Aug 29 8:57am

Dear Monte Vista Families,   We've made it through two weeks of online learning! Congratulations to all of us! A huge THANK YOU to our amazing Monte Vista teachers and staff! We are so fortunate to ha ... [More]

School Supplies for the 2020-2021 school year

Thu, Jul 23 5:45pm

Hello Monte Vista Families, We are partnering for a second year with School Tool Box, which puts together school supply boxes using teacher approved school supply lists needed for the upcoming 2020-20 ... [More]

Seeking parent volunteers for the 2020-2021 PTO Board

Mon, Jul 20 1:56pm

We want YOU to join our PTO Board for the 2020-2021 School Year! 2020-2021 KMV PTO BOARD VOLUNTEER APPLICATION Kyrene Monte Vista Elementary Parent Teacher Organization, Inc. Calling all Monte Vista p ... [More]

YEARBOOK distribution 6/6 and 6/9

Sun, Jun 14 9:44am

Hello Monte Vista Families,  Our yearbooks are in and ready to be distributed.  We will be following the same procedures as Belonging Pick up.  Place your child(ren)’s name(s) on a sheet of paper and ... [More]

5th Grade Shirt and Sign Pick up Party Drive Thru

Tue, May 19 3:27pm

Dear 5th graders and Monte Vista families: Your 5th Grade Celebration Committee and PTO Board are putting together a safe and fun celebration for the graduating 5th graders on Saturday, May 23rd. Here ... [More]

Last minute idea to show our appreciation

Fri, May 15 6:41pm

Dear Monte Vista Families! We have a last minute idea and would love your help! Will you join us in making homemade signs with messages and drawings for our teachers, the staff and our friends and han ... [More]

Message from Dr. Cupp: Student Belonging Pick Up

Fri, May 8 12:51pm

  Student Belonging Pick Up   Dear Kyrene Monte Vista Families, As the 2019-20 school year comes to a close, we have worked with the Kyrene Emergency Management Team to plan for the safe and organized ... [More]

Spirit Shirt Design Contest (deadline 5/1)

Mon, Apr 27 10:29am

Hello Monte Vista Mountain Lion Families! A quick reminder about the Monte Vista Spirit Shirt Design Contest.  Deadline: Friday, May 1st, 2020  Send entries to: mvpto@mvpto.org   At the end of every s ... [More]


Sat, Apr 18 10:50am

A MESSAGE FROM YOUR PTO BOARD Dear Monte Vista Mountain Lion Families, We hope everyone is well and safe during these uncertain and stressful times.  We are adjusting to the new normal for this school ... [More]

Let's make a dance music video!

Sun, Mar 29 9:12am

Dear Monte Vista Mountain Lion Families, Teachers and Staff! Let’s make a dance music video! You don’t need to sing or lip sync. You just need to dance! Song: "Can't Stop The Feeling!" by Justin Timbe ... [More]

SPIRIT DAYS March 16-20 (from the comfort of your homes)

Sun, Mar 15 9:41pm

Greetings Monte Vista Mountain Lions!  In an effort to keep us connected and have some fun, we've created some fun SPIRIT DAYS this week. See the attachment for info about each spirit day. We are enco ... [More]

KMVPTO FDN at Peter Piper Pizza cancelled

Fri, Mar 13 2:06pm

Dear Monte Vista Families, On Thursday, the District sent out correspondence that Kyrene schools will be closed through March 20th. As a result, our Family Dinner Night at Peter Piper Pizza scheduled ... [More]

PTO info: announcements, supply drive & volunteers (thank you!) Carnival and more

Wed, Mar 4 9:04am

Dear Monte Vista Families! Thank you to everyone who selected Heart wishes from our Giving Garden and donated supplies to our teachers during the month of February! Our teachers are so grateful! In an ... [More]

What's ahead: Book Fair, Teacher Conferences, Potlucks for Teachers and more

Thu, Feb 20 6:44am

Hello Monte Vista Families! Here's a look ahead: FRIDAY, FEB. 21ST - BOOK FAIR Preview Day Teachers bring their classrooms into Book Fair to see what’s available and pick out their favorite books. Stu ... [More]

Kyrene Foundation Annual Opportunity Drawing (Disneyland tickets)

Fri, Feb 7 8:00pm

Hello Monte Vista Families, The Kyrene Foundation is holding its annual Opportunity Drawing, a fundraiser that supports the Foundation’s mission to serve and provide resources for children and their f ... [More]

PTO Newsletter: December 2019 through February 2020

Sat, Dec 21 12:09pm

Happy Holidays, Monte Vista Mountain Lions! Attached is our latest newsletter for December 2019, January 2020 and February 2020. A printed copy will be sent home with your children after Winter Break. ... [More]

Raffle for volunteering

Wed, Nov 13 9:21pm

Hello Monte Vista families! We have some tickets to raffle to anyone who volunteers next week for Toe Tokens and/or Apex. You don't have to do anything to enter other than show up, check-in and volunt ... [More]

Volunteers needed for November events & other info

Sat, Nov 9 5:43am

Dear Monte Vista Mountain Lions! November is bursting with fun things ahead! We have some volunteer needs we'd like to highlight for this month. Friday, November 22: Apex Obstacle Course day! Please s ... [More]

PTO News - out of debt

Fri, Nov 8 10:59am

Dear Monte Vista Mountain Lions! We have exciting news to share with you! Thanks to your support and that of our community we have managed to pay off our last remaining bill and are now cash flow posi ... [More]

Updates from your PTO

Sun, Sep 15 10:15pm

Greetings Monte Vista Families!   We are pleased to announce that the PTO is steadily rebuilding funds and our last Family Dinner Night at Modern Market made $1,117.31 (the check should arrive in 4-6 ... [More]

Spirit Shirts are In, almost ready for delivery

Wed, Sep 11 8:03pm

Monte Vista Families Our spirit shirts are in, we are just finishing up the sorting of shirts.  We hope to have them to teachers the end of this week or early next week.  Thanks to everyone for their ... [More]

Patriot Day Assembly Photos needed for Yearbook

Wed, Sep 11 1:28pm

Greetings,   Did you capture some great photos during this morning's Patriot Day Assembly? We'd love to have them for the Yearbook! Please send them to our Yearbook Committee at: yearbook@mvpto.org Th ... [More]

ISO HS Students to help with Childcare during WatchDOGS Kickoff Tonight

Thu, Sep 5 8:09am

Hello KMV Parents, Do you have a high school student who needs to fulfill community service hours? If so, we could use the extra help tonight with childcare during the WatchDOGS Kickoff Dinner @ 6. Pl ... [More]

Mark your calendars for the Pumpkin STEAM Fest, Oct. 18th!

Wed, Aug 21 8:03pm

Dear Families,   We are pleased to announce the Pumpkin STEAM Fest for Friday, October 18th, 2019, 6-8:30pm outdoors on our School Campus. This event brings back Pumpkin Walk combined with lots of fun ... [More]