Field Trip to the UNM Geology Museum

This Friday, November 22nd, we will be walking to the UNM Geology Museum. We will leave Monte Vista around 9:25 a.m. and will return to school by 11:30 a.m.. This field trip is FREE. We would love for you to join us!



Schooltime Series Trip: Sunjata Kamalenya

This Friday, November 15th we will walk to Pope Joy to see Sunjata Kamalenya. We will start walking around 9:25 a.m. and will return by 11:30 a.m. Cost for students is $3.00.

Field trip to Fire Station #3

Friday, November 8th we will be walking to Fire Station #3.

We will leave school around 9:40 a.m. and will return by 11:00 a.m. Please meet us in the classroom by 9:30 a.m. if you’d like to join us!

Halloween Events

This Thursday, October 31st, we will be celebrating Halloween! We’d love for you to join us. Here’s a list of the festivities:

9:30 a.m.- Monster Mash Parade

2:45 p.m.-3:45 p.m.- Class Party (students will rotate through themed stations)

4:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.- Student Council Halloween Carnival (in the gym)

First Schooltime Series Trip- Sugar Skull

On Monday, October 28th, we will be walking to Pope Joy to see Sugar Skull: A Dia de Los Muertos Musical Adventure. The cost is $3.00/child. We will leave school at 9:30 a.m. and should return by 11:30 a.m.


The annual PTA-sponsored Jog-a-Thon is this Friday, October 25th. Our class will be running at 1:15 p.m. Please send in Jog-a-Thon pledges and donations to help support our school PTA. We hope you can come out and cheer on the students as they run!


Field Trip to Wagner’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch

This Thursday, October 24th, we will be going to Wagner’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch in Corrales, New Mexico.

We will leave school at 9:30 a.m. and will stay at the pumpkin patch until 1:30 p.m. (We should return to school by 2:00 p.m.)

Alex Villegas’s first and second grade class will be joining us for this field trip. Due to the numbers of students on the bus, we are asking any parent chaperones who can drive to either follow the bus to the pumpkin patch, or meet us there.

Parent chaperones can meet us at school by 9:15 a.m. and Alex and I will have maps with directions for parents to follow. Students must ride on the school bus.

Younger siblings are allowed to join us for this field trip, but per APS policy, younger siblings may not ride on the school bus. They must be driven by a parent. The cost for the field trip is $7.00/ person for any person over 2 years of age.

Fall Break!

There will be no school this Thursday and Friday, October 10-October 11th due to Fall Break! Enjoy your time off!

Field Trip to Gutierrez-Hubbell House and Farm

This Friday, October 4th is our trip to the Gutierrez-Hubbell House and Farm! We will leave school at 9:30 and ride a school bus there. We will stay at the farm until about 1:30 p.m. Students should bring a sack lunch. Please let us know if you’d like to join us!

ABQ Trolley Field Trip

Tuesday, September 17th, we are going our Albuquerque Trolley field trip! Please remember that students need to get to school by 8:40 a.m. if possible! I will open up the classroom to students at 8:30 a.m. The trolley would like us to board as close to 9:00 a.m. as possible.

The trolley will pick us up at Monte Vista and take us on an hour long tour of Albuquerque. Some of the sights we will see and learn about are Nob Hill, the UNM and Isotopes stadiums, Old Town, and Tingley Beach. Students will learn about the trolley as well as some Albuquerque history and trivia. We will return to school around 10:00 a.m.

Just a reminder, there is a limit to the number of passengers on the trolley, and we have met the allowed capacity. We will not be able to take additional adult chaperones with us.