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Mountain View Boys Basketball Program has been nominated as one of the top 5 Boys Basketball Programs in Arizona by USA Today.  The winners will be selected by number of votes received by fans.

 

So we need your help getting the word out to vote for Mountain View.  The "contest" runs from now until January 20 at 12:00 noon.

 

Rules are you have to be 13 yr old or older and you can vote multiple times.

 

How to Vote --

1.  Log on to www.contest.usatodayhss.com

2.  Click on USA Today High School Sports - Best Boys Basketball Program.

3.  Select Arizona

4.  Scroll down to Mountain View

5.  Click on Vote Now

6.  Click on I am not a robot if needed

7.  Verify if needed

Basketball Coach - Gary Ernst

Coach Ernst

Achieve Magazine (page 27)
Mesa Public Schools

"Gary Ernst is a source of pride for Mountain View High School". More >

Flinn Scholar - Jaylia Yan

2014 Phoenix Area Flinn Scholars

AzCentral: Cathryn Crena, The Republic

Flinn Scholar

Twelve Valley high school students have been awarded 2014 Flinn Scholarships, merit-based scholarship packages valued at more than $100,000. More >

Mountain View Orchestras

presents:

Worlds of Fantasy
Surround Sound Concert
Thursday, May 15, 2014 7:00 PM

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Pre Show Fundraiser Dinner!
$20.00 per ticket
Dinner starting @ 5:30 PM
Mountain View Cafeteria
Concert to follow in auditorium

Tickets available through Dr. Temme

General Admission Show only - $5.00 Students with ID - Show only - $3.00

Show only tickets available in the bookstore

Mountain View Performing Arts

Presents - Curtains (musical)

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April 24th, 25th, & 26th 7:00 PM

Curtains is a two act play directed by Jim Roehr. The cast of Curtains includes Josh Egbert, Sydney Young, Diane Fine, Skylar Ryan, and Daniel Tanner in leading roles.

Additional directors include Music Director, Mason Schreiber, Asst. Music Director, Jason Neumann, Choreographer, Frank Cava, Orchestra Conductor, Adam Risch, and Technical Director, Jeff Hall.

A full list of the cast and performers is listed in the playbill, available at the performance.

2014 All State Choir

Mountain View Choir Selections

Congratulations to the members of the 2014 All State Choir. The Mountain View Choral Program continues their tradition of excellence as 22 of our students have been selected through audition to participate.

Congratulations to Maryn Hooper, Rachael Holt, Emmalee Hitchcock, Makayla Winger, Cami Alder, Heath Huish, Diane Fine, Julie Stone, Erica Peterson, Amanda Booth, Jess Soelberg, Nathan Cox, Adam Nissen, Ethan Fine, Boston Whipple, Sam Williams, Daniel Tanner, Glenn Johnson, Connor Ellsworth, josh Egbert, Brian Groberf, Derek Read.

Of the 200 students in this group, our Mountain View students will make up more than 10% of those chosen. This percentage is the highest in the district and the highest in the state. Congratulations once again to everyone on a job well done! Raising the honor flag.

WR Championship Assembly

Trophy presentation to Mountain View HS Principal Greg Milbrandt.

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Coach Callison's Video Address to MVHS

Photos from Assembly

AzFBLA Regional Conference

FBLA Team

Future Business Leaders (FBLA) Team brings home 8 medals More >

Explore What's in Store

February 13, 2014

Students from grades 8-12 have been invited to attend the annual Explore What's In Store event at the Mesa Convention Center on Thursday, February 13, from 6-8 pm.  

This is event is designed for students and parents to come and learn about college majors and programs.  CTE teachers and educators from the following colleges will be in attendance:  Arizona State University, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, GateWay Community College, University of Arizona, Mesa Community College, A.T. Still University.  

Come and EXPLORE What's In Store!!  For more information and a flyer for your classroom click on the link: High School Flyer

Top Athletic Trainer Award

CTE Connections - Cynthia Coor

CTE: Sports Medicine Program

Megha Patel was just awarded the Lanny Williams award as the top student athletic trainer in Arizona. She will be recognized at the state athletic trainer winter meeting in February with a plaque and scholarship check for $500.   This makes the 7th year in a row that a Toro has received this award. Congratulations to Sports Medicine instructor Matt Blackburn and student Megha!!

Christmas Giving

Mountain View students play Santa for migrant families

Cathryn Creno - The Republic/AZCentral

Edith and Antonio Martinez stood wide-eyed as Mountain View High School senior Paige Anderson carried armloads of wrapped gifts and then wheeled a bicycle into their small Mesa apartment on Dec. 19.

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Anderson, 18, cautioned the 9- and 11-year-olds not to touch anything before Christmas. They solemnly nodded their agreement to comply.

“Merry Christmas,” the brother and sister said softly as Anderson headed out to deliver another carload of gifts. More >

Winter Sports Assembly

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The Toro Band, the Drumline, and the POM and Cheer teams all performed at the Winter Sports Assembly. Each sports season, the Mountain View student council organizes an assembly to highlight each athletic program. The Winter Sports assembly included boys and girls soccer, boys and girls basketball as well as wrestling. Check out the Newsfeed/Sports page to see how the teams are doing this season. More Photos>

Macy's Parade

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The Mountain View Band will be performing in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

The Band is scheduled to be the 9th of 11 bands which should put them on TV at approximately 11:30 AM on NBC.

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade - Video of Toro Band

She's the Man

The Advanced Acting Class of Mountain View High School presents the original "She's the Man", a play based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Performances will be held on November 14, 15, and 16, 2013 at the Mountain View Auditorium, 2700 E Brown Road, Mesa, AZ. General Admission is $5.00. Student Admission with Activity Card is $4.00. The curtain goes up at 7:00 PM.

Online Voting – Freshman Elections

Vote Thursday - Friday, Aug 29-30

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Voting Instructions Link

The Mountain View Student Counsel is going to be trying something a bit different this year. Our student government has partnered with a company that specializes in secure online elections. No more scantrons (paper ballots). Students will be able to vote from virtually any device connected to the internet. Students will log in using their unique identifiers and will be able to vote only in those races for which they qualify. For example, only freshmen will be able to vote for freshmen.

 

Voting for the freshmen election will open at 6:00 AM on Thursday the 29th and close at 2:00 PM on Friday the 30th.To Vote students can either click on a "vote now" link that will be on the MVHS homepage, scan QR codes that will be in the halls, or even download the "Vote 4 Schools" app from iTunes or the Google Play Store. More details will be in the instructional video that will be broadcast on Thursday, August 29th, during 1st period

Students can vote before school, at lunch, passing periods, after school, even at home. One side of Media Center computers has been reserved for voting during each lunch during both days of elections.

In order to facilitate the online election event, election officials will be showing a video to showcase the freshmen that are running for office.  At the end of the candidate video, student counsel will have a short video tutorial on how to vote.

MVT Grad - Country Girl Christie Huff

Valley Lifestyles - Lindsey Roian

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Nineteen-year-old Mesa native, Christie Huff, is living out her dreams. The sweet, bubbly blonde has a full summer ahead: moving to L.A., releasing her second album, and establishing herself as a performing artist. More >

Hoop Dancers: Duncan Brothers

Jerilene Jensen
Home/School Student Liaison
Native American Education Program

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Photo by Matika Wilbur

Sky and Talon Duncan are both students at Mountain View High School and members of a family dance group known as Yellowbird Indian Dancers. They have both traveled throughout the world as “Goodwill Ambassadors” for the US State Department.

Sky is 17 and an aspiring artist, he received special honors at the Heard Museum American Indian Student Art Show capturing the overall “Judges Award” for his photography entry.  He also was awarded First Place and Jurors Award at this year’s Arizona State Fair.

Talon is 15 and is the current WORLD CHAMPION NATIVE AMERICAN TEEN HOOP DANCER. Talon is also a champion on the basketball court. 

Both Sky and Talon will be flying to Italy on June 3, 2014 to dance at the “Spirit of the Planet Festival” in Bergamo, Italy

Please follow the following link to see Sky and Talon in Action:

Duncan Brothers on Youtube

Traveling in May: Both Talon and Sky will be traveling to the opening of an exhibit in Tacoma Washington called "Project 562" on May 16, 2014.  Please google Project 562 to learn more about Matika Wilbur, the photographer


FBLA: National Qualifiers

Four FBLA students qualify for the National FBLA Leadership Conference to be held in Nashville, TN June 29-July 3, 2014. More >

FBLA Team

Future Educators Awards

Congratulations to the following Mountain View Future Educators Association members who competed in the FEA State Competitions on March 4th.

In the Ethics in Education event, Makenna Bonillas, Cierra Careaga, Maia Knighton took 2nd place in the state and they are eligible to complete in the National FEA Competitions in Minneapolis April 10th-12th.

Jennie Slade took 6th place in the “FEA Moment” essay competition

Audrey Clark and Miriam Potratz took 10th place in the Service Project Event.

Ashley McGuire, outgoing FEA State Vice President, received the Student Achievement Award and a $500.00 scholarship to an Arizona college or university.

Congratulations to all of you for your hard work, dedication, and award-winning efforts!

FBLA Event: March for Babies

Join Mountain View FBLA in supporting March for Babies. Help us reach the goal of donating $1 per student at Mountain View.

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Video --  March for Babies Video

3rd Period Classes Online donations: Go to Mountain View HS - March for Babies Webpage, select your 3rd period class (Teacher Name), and donate. Recruit family and friends to donate to your class online.

Donate in class: FBLA members will be visiting your class during 3rd period to collect cash donations. We will total the online and cash donations to detemine which class has donated the most per student. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 classes.

What is the March of Dimes Mission? - To help babies to be born healthy.

Phoenix March of Dimes Event

On April 12, 2014, the Arizona March of Dimes will hold its Phoenix March for Babies Event. Help Mountain View FBLA continue the proud tradition of supporting the March of Dimes. Last year, the Toro FBLA chapter and the Mountain View student body were recognized for raising more money for March of Dimes than any other FBLA chapter in Arizona. Way to go Toros!

Academic Decathlon

Regional Win

The Academic Decathlon team brought home the regional title to Mountain View this past weekend. This makes the 10th regional title in the past 13 years for the decathlon ream.

This year’s team is made up of Juniors: Austin Lesueur, Megan Manning, Saddie Jones and Sagar Barlingay and Seniors: Anna Hawkins, Tynan Shifflet, Samantha Geier and Troy Queen. Team members earning gold medals were Sagar Barlingay in the mathematics, Anna Hawkins in the Art and Music, and Tynan Shifflet is Science, Mathematics, Economics and Essay. Samatha Geier was the third overall Varsity Student in the region and Tynan Shifflet was the gold medalist in Varsity division.

The team will turn their sight now to bringing the state title back to Mountain View when they compete March 7th and 8th at ASU West. 

Registration Advisement Day

Friday, January 31

All Day, All Staff

Registration Video: 3rd Period, All Classes

Open Enrollment Information

Apply Now for Open Enrollment

MPS Article - Lynda Jordan

Mesa Public Schools offers many choices in education. We welcome open-enrollment students from other Mesa schools and other Arizona districts.

Open Enrollment Application Link

$5K Raised From 5K Run

The first annual Running with the Bulls 5K run was a grand success, five grand to be specific. The Mountain View Student Council sponsored race for charity had over 300 people register and 270 runners participate on race day.

The MVHS Student Council, in conjunction with involved community members, organized this event with a primary purpose of supporting the following organizations: AZBrainfood  & The Ronald McDonald House. Each organization will receive $2500 in donations.

5K Run

Photo by Race Timers, Saturday, January 11, 2014

Link for more Race Timers photos on Facebook

Full listing of Race Results

The fastest time was posted by Ronnie Buchanan with a time of 15:40.

Running With the Bulls: 5K

Race Results

Saturday, January 11, 2014 More >

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Winter Formal 2013

mistletoe

"Under the Mistletoe", this years winter formal will be held December 7th, from 7:30 - 10:30 PM in the gymnasium. Formal attire and an ID are required. Tickets are on sale at the bookstore: $30 with an activity card and $35 without.

Group portraits starting at $5.00 - provided by Duke Photography

Holiday Dinners 2013

Mountain View Choirs Present:

December 10th -11th

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Click for details:

Toro Country Classic

The Mountain View Speech and Debate Club will be hosting the Toro Country Classic November 1st and 2nd for the twentieth time. The Mountain View Forensics team is coached by Meg Howell. More >

Yahoo Sports features MV Football

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Photo: from Yahoo Sports video footage

For 12 hours starting at 6:00 PM July 31st until 6:00 AM August 1st, the Mountain View football team underwent Sealfit 20X Training. The objective of 20X is "to transform and expand your definition of your capabilities as an athlete and human being".

This event was captured on video by Yahoo Sports Prep Rally and written about by Yahoo Sports Reporter, Cameron Smith, Aug 20, 2013. The video includes comments by Mountain View football Head Coach Chad DeGrenier and new Mountain View Principal Greg Milbrandt. The coaching staff of MV football is expecting this training and their preseason workouts to make a big impact on the outcome of this football season.

 Additional  Mesa Public Schools EdTV Sealfit Video

Homecoming Week

This week, September 16-20, is Homecoming week for us Mountain View Toros. There will be a variety of activities including lunch time activities, the Homecoming assembly, Homecoming parade, Homecoming football game and a Homecoming dance. First of all for Spirit Days:

Monday - America Day, be proud to be an American and wear the colors of red, white, and blue.

Tuesday - Team Jersey Day, wear a jersey of your favorite sports team.

Wednesday - Well Dressed Wednesday, boys wear a suite or a shirt and a tie to show the good looking side of you, and girls wear those beautiful dresses you can afford.

Thursday - Student Choice, student can go on the Mountain View web page and vote for your choice for spirit day, and the most votes were in for Thrift Shop Thursday.

Friday - Extreme Red Out, go all red to show your support for the Toros.

Also there is going to be a Homecoming Assembly, later on after school, at 5 PM there is going to be a Homecoming Parade, also come and support the Mountain View Toros Homecoming Football Game, and wear red to show your spirit. Finally, on Saturday from 8:00 P.M - 11:00 P.M, with that special someone you asked to come to Homecoming Dance with will share a night together dancing and having fun. Let’s make it a Great Week!!

Video Announcements

Mesa Public Schools News

News and Information

Parent - Student Open House

Attention 8th Grade Students/Parents

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Begin Planning For Your Future! --- Video - CTE Program Offerings

Attend this exciting, open-house to gain insight into all the CTE course options available to your student. These courses should be a part of every students' schedule to ensure they are prepared for college and career. Prizes for Toro gear and other fun novelties can be won simply by visiting our interesting booths and taking a tour. Join in the fun--It's never to early to plan for your future!

Date: January 8, 2014
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM

Mountain View High School
2700 E Brown Road
Mesa, AZ 85213

For additional information:
Phone 480-472-7117

Honor Code Thrives

AzCentral Aug 10, 2012

Mtn View - One of Arizona's Top 10

US News World Report Article

Mrs. Frommer, Winner of the Distinguished Service Award

K FrommerMrs. Kathy Frommer, Marketing teacher, DECA Advisor and sponsor of the Bull’s Eye student store, was presented with the Distinguished Service Award from the Arizona Marketing Educators. The award presentation took place over the summer on July 15, 2013, in Tucson, Arizona.

Mrs. Frommer was recognized for contributions to the growth of other teachers in areas such as mentoring, curriculum sharing, and conference presentations. Arizona Marketing Educators, or AME, is a professional organization that serves as an advocate for student achievement in the areas of leadership, civic consciousness, social awareness, Economic understanding and personal growth. AME officers also serve as members of the Executive Council that oversees the DECA program for the state of Arizona. Congratulations Mrs. Frommer!!!

Megha Patel - National HOSA Winner

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Megha with Mr and Mrs Blackburn at the conference

Megha Patel is a senior student athletic trainer for Sport Medicine Program here at Mountain View. The student athletic trainers are lead by Athletic Trainer and Teacher, Matt Blackburn. Earlier this year, Megha competed in the Sports Medicine event at the Arizona HOSA State Leadership Conference taking 1st Place. As a result, she advanced to HOSA National Leadership Conference's Sports Medicine Event in which she took 4th Place. The HOSA National competition was held this past June in Nashville, TN. The Mountain View Honor Flag was flown on August 9th in honor of Megha's outstanding achievement.

Can Food Drive

Sponsored by FBLA and the Business and Technology Department

can foodAs the holiday season nears, we begin to realize that not every family can afford to feed themselves. Not everyone has the basic necessities that we take for granted everyday-especially food. 

The students from Business and Technology Department of Mountain View have organized a canned food drive, in which all non-perishable, bulk food, and donations collected shall be sent to the United Food Bank here in Mesa.

The canned food drive will run through November 14 to November 27, the day before Thanksgiving.

FBLA students will be collecting donations from the business classes or donations can be brought to room 111 before the deadline occurs so that all donations can be sent to the food to the United Food Bank on time.

March for Babies Mar 3-7

Join Mountain View FBLA in supporting March for Babies. Help us reach the goal of donating $1 per student at Mountain View.

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Video --  March for Babies Video

How to donate online and  More >

Graduation Live

Watch the 2014 Mountain View Graduation Live!

Live Stream starting at 8:00 PM Thursday,  May 22