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Welcome to our school!

Montezuma Elementary School Positive Behavior Support

Welcome to a new school year at Montezuma. This year we have implemented a positive behavior system starting on the first day of school. Routines, procedures, and rules to govern relationships are the foundation of a loving, structured environment that all children need to learn and grow.

During the first few days of school all students participated in a school wide assembly and specific lessons that focused on expectations in the different areas around school. Clear expectations are the foundation of the program and essential for success. Students will be rewarded for making good choices and meeting expectations with coupons called "Cougar Paws!" Rewards for cougar paws and assemblies celebrating success will be held on a regular basis.

We appreciate your support of our behavior program. The goal of positive behavior support is to make Montezuma a safe. successful, and comfortable school!


Montezuma School Supply List


*Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade supplies will be shared amongst the entire class. Please do not buy fancy/decorated supplies, only plain. Please do not label supplies with student names as they will be mixed and shared. Thank you for your understanding!



2 folders

20 glue sticks

2 bottles of white glue

1 box thin markers

1 box thick markers

2 packs dry erase markers

2 boxes crayons

2 packages pencils (packs of 8)

4 erasers

2 composition notebooks

1 pair of scissors

2 boxes of Kleenex

Plastic bags (boys bring sandwich size, girls bring gallon size)

Hand soap- Boys

Hand Sanitizer- Girls

1 box Band-Aids

1 container Clorox wipes

*First Grade

3 composition notebooks (for family journals)

3 folders (2 pocket)

1 box- 24 count crayons

12 glue sticks

4, 24 pack #2 pencils

1 package of thin dry erase markers

1 set watercolor paints

1 box colored pencils

3 erasers

1 box fine-tip markers

1 pack loose leaf paper- white

1 roll of paper towels

1 spiral notebook (1 subject)

1 hard case pencil box 5”x8.5”

1 bottle sanitizer

1 pair scissors

*Second Grade

3 70-page, plain cover spiral notebooks, wide ruled

2 erasers

1 box crayons (24 count)

5 plain solid color pocket folders with prongs

20 glue sticks

2 box water-based markers

1 box colored pencils

3 boxes of Kleenex

1 pair student sized scissors

2 24-pack pencils, #2

1 box sealable plastic bags (boys bring gallon size, girls bring quart size)

1 ream copy paper

1 mini pencil sharpener with cover

*Third Grade

2 box facial tissue

24 pencils (#2)

1 box crayons (24)

1 box colored pencils

2 boxes of markers, 1 thick, 1 thin

1 pencil sharpener with lid

1 bottle of white glue

2 glue sticks

1 pair sharp scissors

1 1-1/2inch binder

6 pocket folders (red, blue, yellow, green)

2 pink erasers

1 pack pencil top erasers

1 package wide-lined paper

1 package printer paper

1 clear plastic ruler (hard, not flexible)

2 highlighters (different colors)

2 dry erase markers (bright colors)

1 bottle hand sanitizer

1 box Sealable plastic bags (boys bring gallon size, girls bring quart size)


flash drive

roll of paper towels

*Fourth Grade

2 boxes facial tissue

5 3-prong folders with brads (solid colors)

2 wide-line spiral notebooks (solid colors)

3 24-packpencils (#2)

1 box thick water-based markers

1 box thin water-based markers

1 box colored pencils

2 packages pencil top erasers

4 large boxes of facial tissue

10 glue sticks

1 pair pointed scissors

1 mini pencil sharpener with cover

2 large tubs of disinfecting wipes (Clorox or Lysol)

2 composition notebooks

1 graphing composition notebook

1 bottle glue

2 1-inch 3-ring binder

1 set watercolor paints (metallic, glitter, or traditional)

Fifth Grade

2 boxes facial tissue

1 24-pack pencils (#2)

1 box crayons

1 pair scissors

6 3-prong plastic pocket folders

2 pink erasers

1 box colored pencils

4 wide-lined spiral notebooks

2 packages wide-lined paper

4 glue sticks

1 school box to hold supplies

1 ruler

1 protractor

1 compass

1 box quart or gallon sealable baggies

1 10-inch three ring binder

1 bottle hand soap (NOT sanitizer)

2 containers of Clorox wipes

1 or more rolls of paper towels


2015-2016 Student Testing Information

Curious about this year's testing dates? Click the image below!

Testing image




This year registration will be held on August 3rd and 4th from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM in the school gym. We look forward to seeing you!

Digital Image of M.E.S. Montezuma Students in Action Montezuma Students in Action Field
Today: 9/2/15


Picking up students before the end of the school day interrupts the instruction for the entire class.  Please avoid picking your child up between 3:00 and 3:38 and between 12:00 and 12:30 on Wednesdays. If you do pick your child up during that time, the office will give you a pass to go to the classroom to get your child, they will not call into classrooms after 3:00 or after 12:00 on Wednesdays.

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