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Ms. Judy Cox awarded Golden Apple

Published on September 18, 2020 By Pegge Erkeneff

Ms. Judy Cox, Substitute TeacherKenai Peninsula Borough School DistrictGolden Apple Award | September 14, 2020 In 1988, Ms. Judy Cox started her career in education, and after her retirement, continued doing what she loves as a substitute teacher. “For 32 years she has been inspiring, delighting, and educating students as a kindergarten teacher, first grade […]

Understanding Disabilities and Celebrating Kindness

Published on July 5, 2018 By Pegge Erkeneff

Individuals with disabilities, as well as experts in the field of disabilities, came to Mountain View Elementary to set up eight different stations for presentations on a wide variety of physical and cognitive disabilities. These experts presented information about disabilities to our students and staff and provided engaging activities that facilitated the understanding of challenges […]

Personalized Learning: Think Kaladi Brothers, soup and salad bar, treadmill

Published on July 20, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

Ms. Sienna Griggs, Mountain View Elementary, 4th grade teacher explains, I define personalized learning as the ability of a student to have self-directed choice in what and how he or she is going to learn; a sense of ownership over their education. While I am still learning about personalizing, I experimented with several elements of personalization […]

Celebrate Jonathan Dillon, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence!

Published on May 3, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

“While I am honored by this recognition, I want to share that it isn’t mine alone. What we achieve at Mountain View Elementary—both students and staff—comes from the ways in which each of us work to support one another. I am fortunate to teach alongside helpful administrators, loving families, master teachers and staff, and—most importantly—kind, […]

Celebrate Karl Kircher, BP Educational Ally Award, 2017 Kenai Peninsula

Published on May 3, 2017 By Pegge Erkeneff

BP Teachers of Excellence 2017 Karl Kircher, BP Educational Allies Award, 2017 Kenai Peninsula The award recognizes the additional unsung heroes in our schools—support staff, administration or volunteers—who are working alongside teachers to inspire students and are making a difference in our schools and community. “It is an honor to receive the BP Educational Ally in […]

Commit to Respond to Conflict in a Positive Manner

Published on November 8, 2016 By Pegge Erkeneff

Mountain View Elementary Celebrates School-Wide Commitment to Responding to Conflict in A Positive Manner Nobody likes to get their feelings hurt!  While most of us mask the hurt pretty well, it negatively effects affects us in a variety of ways. Most certainly it affects students who may have a hard time learning if they remain […]

Mountain View Elementary parade time is overall win-win

Published on August 17, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Shoutout to Mountain View Elementary students and staff for “Honoring Hometown Heroes” in the Kenai Fourth of July parade, and taking prize for the Overall Award winner! Thank you to Snug Harbor Seafoods for donating the use of the 20-foot trailer, and Stanley Ford providing a new truck to pull the trailer. Connect online: Mountain […]

Neighborhood school takes it to the streets

Published on May 27, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

On May 2, 2015, twenty six “Mountain View Minions” participated in the Walk and Roll for Hope. This event, the 46th annual, takes place in communities throughout Alaska to raise funds for and awareness about disability services available for Alaskans. As a large, open enrollment, neighborhood school Mountain View Elementary is fortunate to be able to provide […]