COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream Funding Project
Our School has a COVID-19 Resilience Infrastructure Stream Funding Project.

Mountview Alternative Junior School

Have a wonderful summer and see you in September, Mountview Mountain Lions!


We had an amazing Fun Fair on Monday, June 27th. Thank you to our wonderful community for showing up and participating in the festivities with us!

Mountview Fun Fair - Flyer


Runnymede Collegiate Institute Graduation

Prom is on May 14th! Congratulations to our RCI graduates this year!

Really Really Free Market (RRFM) on May 6th

This is from 3:15pm-4:15pm. It is exactly as it sounds: free gently-used or new items. The RRFM began in Los Angeles,CA and are popular in different cities around the world. They are based on a simple idea: communal free-cycling!

Staff and families are invited to donate gently-used children's items, like spring/summer clothing, books, toys, sporting goods, and games by Friday, April 29, if able to. Then families will be able to 'shop' the Free Market for special treasures on May 6th! You do not need to donate to the market in order to participate! The market will be held in the courtyard outside of Mountview! All items which do not find a new home by the end of the market will be delivered to local organizations.

April 14th Letter to Parents from Toronto Public Health - Re: Layers of COVID-19 protection (PDF file)

2-22-22 Twosday:

A very special TWOSDAY event this year! For the first and only time in history, we have February 22nd, 2022 falling on a Tuesday.

twosday-poster-mountview


Nuit Blanche

Mountview collaborated with Runnymede Collegiate to participate in Nuit Blanche. The event was a tremendous success. Students enjoyed viewing the artwork created by themselves and their peers.

Our theme was:

Reconciliation through the Arts

In honour of: Indigenous Remembrance Day and Indigenous Peoples Month

All classrooms represented the TRC Calls to Action in their art installations.

IMG_4360

IMG_4356

IMG_4367

IMG_4364



The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Screen Shot 2021-10-06 at 8.54.53 PM


On Thursday, September 30th, we acknowledged the National Indigenous Day of Truth and Reconciliation. We spoke about how children who went to residential school had so many important things taken away from them such as their families, their language, their traditions, their voice, their celebrations and so much more. We spoke about how each child matters and we need to respect others’ differences and learn from them. Each student received an orange ribbon to tie to our school fence in memory of those Indigenous children that did not make it home.

Rock the Vote!

20210920_143233

On Election Day, Mountview had our first Rock the Vote event, a school-wide initiative. The kindergarten and grade 1/2 class made posters to cheer on the grade 3-8 students who cast their votes in a mock election. Students were also interviewed to discuss their thoughts on the voting process.

20210920_143347

IMG_2052




Mountview is a community of five classrooms.  The small community fosters deep, meaningful relationships with one another. In this interactive setting, the aim is for each student to share their unique abilities and perspectives with one another. For our collaborative staff, the close relationships achieved in this setting allows us to gain multiple perspectives on the strengths and needs of each student. 

 

 

We are always looking for ways to strengthen our community, not only within the individual classrooms and in the school, but also within the broader local community and the world.


 A New Chapter 

We are in our second year at Runnymede Collegiate Institute, which makes us only one of two elementary schools to share a building with a high school in the TDSB! Our outdoor space is also complete, and supports lots of wonderful outdoor learning!   

What We Do


  • A Community of Classrooms:  Teachers collaborate with each other and each student to support both individual learning needs and the school community.  Teachers regularly rotate classrooms to work on enrichment and project-based learning.
  • Equity:  Our school is diverse and integrated, enrolling students through a lottery based system, aimed at creating a school which is reflective of the community we serve.  
  • Self-Directed Learning:  Based on the individual needs, backgrounds and strengths of every child, we collaborate with students to design individually tailored, high-interest projects.
  • Parental Involvement: Parents are an integral part of our school community, and they have opportunities throughout the year to contribute to the school community through cross-grade friendship assemblies, field trips, school concerts and volunteering in classrooms.
  • Building and Developing Community Partnerships:  Runnymede Collegiate Institute, Humbercrest Nursery School, Right to Play