First Day of School

Monday, August 17 is the first day of school for the 2020-21 term.  Students enrolled in the Traditional Learning Framework will begin the 1st 9 weeks in Remote Learning due to the current COVID-19 health situation.  For information about what that will look like this year, please click the more information button below to view the Reset Plan Information Hub.

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Monte Sano Elementary
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1107 Monte Sano Blvd.
Blue Ribbon School

August Message from the Principal

Happy August!

Monte Sano had a wonderful first week of school! Thank you for all of your assistance in making this possible.  It truly take a village to make this happen.  2019-2020 will be a COOL year on the mountain.

Thank you for joining us for the 2019-20 Open House!

Fall STAR Testing Dates:

  • Star Reading – Monday, August 19th
  • Star Math – Tuesday, August 20th

Fall Pictures:

  • Monday, August 26th

Dress Code:

Please review the HCS Dress Code.  Students must follow the dress code as stated. 

Computers have been issued for students in grades 3-5.  Please remember that all third grade students and new students to HCS must pay a $35.00 computer fees.  Please pay this fee ASAP.

Car Numbers have been issued.  Please help your students to learn their car numbers.  If you have not received a car number, please send a note to your teacher and one will be issued.

Remember breakfast is not being served in classrooms this year.  Students must go through the cafeteria line and pay for breakfast.  Students will eat breakfast in the cafeteria prior to reporting to class. The cost of breakfast is $1.50.  Lunch prices are $2.65 this year.  Please make sure that your child has money in their account if they are purchasing breakfast/lunch or other items from the lunchroom.


Thank you for allowing us the privilege of serving your children and remember “learning is always cooler on the mountain.”


Sharon Driggers, Principal