Preparing for the school yearSchool and District websites offer information to help families prepare for the September start to the 2018-2019 school year. Continuous updates to school websites throughout the summer will bring timely information to parents. The District website and the links below will also offer important information.For information about new start times, visit www.moundsviewschools.org/starttimes.Find the 2018-2019 school calendar here or by visiting www.moundsviewschools.org/calendars. Back-to-school events and supply lists are available at www.moundsviewschools.org/backtoschool.To learn more about school construction schedules, visit www.moundsviewschools.org/facilities.
Visit the App Store or Google Play to download the Mounds View Public Schools app. Subscribe to notifications and calendars, find lunch menus, get bus status updates, find contact information and more.
Access student information via the website or via the app. After you've downloaded the app, access to ParentVUE is seamless. Simply click on the ParentVUE icon and follow the step-by-step instructions to set up your account. Need an activation code? Getting an error message? For help with ParentVUE, visit www.moundsviewschools.org/parentVUE.Nutrition Services news: The September menu is available now! Click here for menus or find them on the District app. The 2018-19 Application for Educational Benefits is now available online here. You can also pick up a paper application at any of the schools.
Bus status updatesThe District's bus status notices have moved to the front page of the District and school websites. Parents can assume their student's bus is running on time unless it is listed under the bus icon on the website at www.moundsviewschools.org/busstatus. Voice messages, texts and email notifications will continue to alert families of buses running 10 minutes or more behind schedule. Please be patient during the first week as students and drivers become more familiar with new schedules and routes. During the first week of school, the threshold for late bus notifications will be 20 minutes.
Show your school spiritDistrict and school spiritwear is now available online. Visit www.moundsviewschools.org/spiritwear to find your school.
Good Neighbor Back-to-School ProjectThe Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is collecting school supplies for the Good Neighbor Back to School Project. Last year, this annual program helped supply nearly 900 students in grades K-12 with everything from pencils to backpacks. To donate, visit the Food Shelf's new location at 2544 Mounds View Boulevard (formerly County Hwy 10) in Mounds View.Donation hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon, or by appointment. To receive help with supplies, call 651-621-6280. Most needed items include larger sized backpacks, primary colored wide-lined notebooks, primary colored folders, pencils, glue sticks, liquid glue, washable markers, pencil boxes and 24 count crayons.
Community activities and program offeringsIn addition to the youth programs and enrichment opportunties available throuh the District's Community Education Department, a number of activities, camps and youth programs are hosted by area cities, local businesses, community organizations and school PTA groups. Click here for offerings available throughout the District attendance area. To submit an event or program flyer, visit here.
E-news updatesParents/guardians: The email address that you include on your student's health and emergency form is automatically subscribed to school and District newsletters at the start of the school year. Manage your contact information in ParentVUE or contact your student's school directly to update e-news subscriptions. To subscribe to School Board agendas/meeting summaries or other school e-newsletters, please visit the e-news subscription portal where you'll be prompted to register your email address and select the additional news services you'd like to receive.
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