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Here is some information that will help you plan over the summer for the start of school in August. 


Stay in touch

If you have any questions, your school office will reopen on Aug. 1 and can assist you then. In the meantime, if you have questions about registration, immunizations or residency, please contact the District Office at 650-526-3500 (closed Fridays during the summer).


Look for your school’s newsletter in your inbox in the first week of August. This weekly email is very important for you to read as it contains dates, deadlines, and important information about school.


Additionally, please take a moment and follow our district and school social media accounts. Staying in touch with us on social media will keep you in the loop on important happenings, as well as provide a critical line of communication during emergencies.

Click on the account links below and like or follow to stay in touch!

Your district - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Vimeo

Bubb Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Mariano Castro Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Crittenden Middle - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Graham Middle - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Amy Imai Elementary (formerly Huff) - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Landels Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Gabriela Mistral Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Monta Loma Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Stevenson Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Theuerkauf Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Jose Antonio Vargas Elementary - Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

MVWSD Preschool - Facebook


Our schools and District send text messages infrequently, for the purpose of notifying you of emergencies or with important, time-sensitive information. You can subscribe to receive text messages from the District at any time by texting "Y" or “YES" to 67587 using the cell phone number that the District has on record. 

First Day of School is a Minimum Day

The first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 10, is a minimum day, meaning students will be dismissed earlier according to the schedule. Thursday, Aug. 11 is on the Thursday schedule (earlier than typical release). Friday, Aug. 12 will be a full school day for students.

Bell Schedules and Schools’ Start/End Times

Please click here to view your school’s schedule for the 2022-23 school year. Please note that Thursdays end early at all school sites and last days of trimesters are minimum days. Middle schools have a later daily start time. 


School Year Calendar at a Glance

Here is the one-page calendar with holidays, minimum days, start and end dates, etc.  


How to Find Out Your Child’s Teacher (PowerSchool)

Class placement information will be available to parents online beginning Monday, August 8 at 8 a.m. At that time, your child’s class placement for the 2022-23 school year will be available for viewing on the PowerSchool Parent Portal: under the My Schedule link. If you have difficulty signing in to PowerSchool, please call your school office after Aug. 1.


School Supplies

Basic school supplies and textbooks are furnished for all students. Donations of items and funds are appreciated, but not required. It’s possible that your teacher may ask for additional, donated supplies after the start of school. Your student is not expected to bring school supplies with them on the first day of school.


School meals are free

MVWSD will continue to provide free meals to all students as part of California’s universal meal program. Breakfast and lunches are available daily.  Menus and nutritional analysis can be found on There will be a vegetarian option each day. A count of those taking school lunch will be taken at the beginning of the school day. Students may bring their own self-contained lunches if desired. 



The Mountain View Whisman School District Transportation Department provides transportation for students who are residents of Moffett and students with disabilities who are eligible for this service. For more information, and to apply for a bus pass, please visit this web page.


Child Care

MVWSD partners with providers Right at School and YMCA to provide on-campus, fee-based childcare. Registration for programs is happening now. Please click here for information on sessions, cost and registration. 

Student Orientation Events

We often host orientation activities during the first week of school or social events in August before school starts. Click here for an orientation video. English  Español


We look forward to seeing you soon!

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