New School Hours (starting 3/31/14):
7:45 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

*Car Rider Circle will be open each morning from 7:20-7:45 a.m.
*The tardy bell will ring at 7:45 a.m.
*Morning bus routes will remain unchanged for MvES.
*Afternoon bus routes will run 10 minutes later.
*Students will be dismissed at 2:45 p.m.


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Kindergarten Registration
Date: Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Time: 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
CHILDREN DO NOT NEED TO COME FOR REGISTRATION. This is a
day for parents/guardians to complete necessary paperwork.

If available, please bring with you the child's birth certificate,
social security number, proof of residency, immunization record,
and report of physical examination. Forms to obtain these records will
be available at the registration sites. All forms must be completed and
 returned to the school before the child can begin class in the fall.
Any child who turns five years old on or before September 30, 2014
may enter kindergarten. Questions should be addressed to the
school principal.

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Process for the Early Entrance to Kindergarten:
According to BCPS Policy, students who turn five years old after
September 30 but before December 31 may be admitted to
kindergarten. The school principal will make the admission
decision based on several factors including a score on a
standardized screening measure,parent interview, and child
interview/observation. Bedford County Public Schools will be
administering the standardized screening measure according to
the following schedule:
Monday, May 12, 8:30-3:30
Tuesday, May 13, 8:30-3:30
Tuesday, June 24, 8:30-3:30
Thursday, July 31, 8:30-3:30
Parents should complete the application (available at MvES) and
return it to the school principal.Parents will then be contacted to
schedule an appointment on one of the days listed above.  The
testing will be completed by a certified BCPS teacher and should
last 30-45 minutes.  Please contact the school principal or call
Stephanie Coleman in the Instruction office at 540-586-1045, x 265
with any questions.

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PRESCHOOL Application Intake Registration
will be held on Friday, April 4, 2014 from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at
MvES for 4-year-olds.  Each classroom will enroll the children who
 are most eligible based on the application process.

To register you must bring:
  • Copy of Birth Certificate
  • Copy of Social Security Card
  • Proof of Income *See specifics below
  • Proof of Residence *See specifics below
  • Updated Physical and Immunization Record(must have prior to first day of school)
Income Specific Information Needed:
W2 forms or paycheck stubs. Please provide additional documentation if it
applies: SSI eligibility statement, unemployment statement, child support
assistance, financial aid, etc. If there is no income you must provide documentation
from social services or landlord.

Residence Specific Information Needed:
2 forms required: Driver’s License & a bill that has your mailing address,
also could include your car registration. Proof of Residency forms will be available
at schools.





Welcome to Montvale Elementary School!


Vision Statement

Montvale Elementary School, along with the community, will provide a safe learning environment that will nurture each student’s emotional, social, physical, and academic potential.

Mission Statement

Montvale Elementary students will be prepared for success in the twenty-first century by integrating technology, hands-on learning, and active involvement in the learning process.  Highly-qualified staff will design and implement the educational process addressing individual differences and focusing on the belief that all students are capable learners.  Parent and community participation will have an important role in this process.  All students will be educated in a safe and secure environment that promotes responsibility, manners, self-esteem, and communication.

Adele's Legacy Helps to Keep Montvale Elementary Warm
  • Link to pictures: http://bedford.sharpschool.net/departments/pr
  • Link to article in The Bedford Bulletin newspaper: http://www.bedfordbulletin.com/content/adele%E2%80%99s-legacy-continues-work-moneta-woman-started-%E2%80%9803


Use the URL below to enroll in the Bedford County Emergency Notification System:
https://ens.geo-comm.com/bedfordva/Default.aspx?ck=A1


Link to news story about RUN FOR THE WALL 2013:
http://www.wset.com/story/22410760/run-for-the-wall-visits-school-national-d-day-memorial

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