Buy Otter Ball tickets here!
Join the Fun at The Otter Ball March 16!!
An evening of fun and fundraising including a dinner buffet, no-host bar, silent and live auctions, raffles, games, photo booth and much more!
Volunteers we need you. Please sign up online at our Otter Ball Volunteer Center
Montclair Elementary School is Growing!
A brand new construction blog, "A School Building Grows in Montclair,"
has been created to provide a week to week record of the construction project. Thank you to Ruth Halpern for the blog, the work, and the photos!
Please review drop-off procedures here:
Drop-off During Construction
See the construction plans and read the FAQ.
Interested in a Kinder Tour.
More information can be found here
New MAP! Updated August 2012
We have experienced a ton of changes this year - new teachers, new classrooms, lots of moving.
Please download the new Map. Here it is in Adobe Acrobat format with and without construction overlays:
MES Map without construction PDF - opens with Acrobat
MES Map with construction overlay PDF - opens with Acrobat
The Gardening Team Has News For You
Enjoy their new blog here: The Friendship Garden
New Site Sections
We have added OUSD Services
and Counselor's Corner
pages to our website. The OUSD Services page will help you find information on hot lunch, menus, parent guides and more. Our Conselor's Corner will provide links and articles on relevant parenting topics. Feel free to check out these new resources.
Montclair Elementary is a top-ranked public elementary school.
By clicking here, you can review our State of California, Department of Eduction Academic Performance Index (API) scores.
Welcome to Montclair Elementary School! It is truly one of the shining stars and top schools in the Oakland Unified School District . The faculty, staff and I work hard to provide a stimulating, challenging and enriching academic environment for our students. Below are some important school announcements and ideas of how you can be involved in your child's education. Please do not hesitate to speak with me if I can be of any assistance.
-- Nancy Bloom, Principal [email
Distinguished School Award UPDATE
While most of us were enjoying the singing and dancing of our children at the awesome Variety Show on June 5, our wonderful Principal was in Anaheim receiving our Distinguished School award. Here
is a picture of Nancy Bloom accepting our award along with OUSD Superintendent Tony Smith, as well as Maggie Rogers and Josie Levi, 2 of the parents who were instrumental in driving our successful application to completion. Also, here
is a letter from US Senator Barbara Boxer congratulating our school for this award.
WHY ATTENDANCE MATTERS!
Think skipping a day of school is no big deal? Think again. Principal Nancy Bloom explains why it's crucial, both for academic excellence and for school support, for kids to be in their seats each day. Read more
. Check out our new attendance page
BE AN ACTIVE PARTICIPANT IN YOUR CHILD'S EDUCATION
You can help in any of the following ways.Actively supervise and review homework.
Read to and with your child.
Get to know your child’s teacher and classmates.
Volunteer, volunteer, volunteer!
Click on the Get Involved!
link at left to learn more about how you can help our great school serve our kids.
HERE IS THE PRESENTATION
that was viewed at Mr. Jue's memorial in a printable, PDF format. HERE IS THE SELF RUNNING VERSION with the music embedded.
It is a large file so please be patient. When you click, it will download to your computer and play. It is completely safe to run.