Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders

Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders


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Our teachers are the best🧡💙🍏🍎
This is on the corner of 47th Ave and Oraibi. Stop by and use the hearts and pens in the bag to write out what you love about Mountain Shadows. Use the clothespins in the bag to hang it on the fence. We love Mountain Shadows!

Mountain Shadows Elementary is a Leader In Me Lighthouse school for Pre-Kindergarten to 6th grade st

Operating as usual


📣🚨Membership drive update🚨📣

We have 101 members signed up!!! 🎉🎉🎉

Thank you to everyone who is working hard getting our members enrolled! The current class rankings are below. The top 3 classes with the most members get a prize!

Mrs. Yanez also announced classes with 100% membership will get something special from her as well.

Top 3 Classes 🥁🥁🥁

Our drive ends August 24th. Get those signups in or join online at the link below. Thank you!!!!


🚨🚨Membership Drive Update🚨🚨

We have 85 members!!! That is amazing! Just 15 more to get to the 100 club! Our drive ends August 24th.

Our top 3 classes right now are 🥁🥁
1️⃣Mrs. Sparks
2️⃣Ms. Wheeler
3️⃣Mr. Rinderknecht

There’s still time to get your membership!

Join today:


Follow us on Instagram now for reels and fun updates on the great things happening at Mountain Shadows.

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 07/31/2023

Happy 1st day of school! Show us your pics!


All staff started out the day at GCU for the DVUSD Back to School Rally! We end the night with Meet the Teacher. Post your pics here!


Come join us for the Road to Success on the first day of school!


Kindergarten Meet the Teacher on Friday, July 28th, 5:00-6:15.


Welcome Back Leaders! Mark your calendar for Meet the Teacher Night for PreK, 1st-6th grades on Thursday, July 27th. Kindergarten Parent Information Night will be Friday, July 28th-more information to come!


Wondering where your bus stop will be?

Looking for your child's bus number and bus stop?

🚍K-8 students and high school students have different tools to help locate bus routes for the 2023-24 school year.

Learn more, and plan ahead, by visiting


Applications are now open online!

Applying for federal meal assistance for the 2023-24 school year is EZ as ABC!

Learn more about free and reduced-priced school breakfast and lunch, and apply today at

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 05/19/2023

Congrats 6th graders! We wish you a bright future and we know you will continue to be great Leaders! Thank you to MSPTSA for hosting their BBQ and giving them a great party! We appreciate all your work this year!


Have a fun and safe summer! We will see you back July 31st!


Kindergarten celebration! Good job Class of 2035!


The talent show today was spectacular! Our Coyotes definitely have talent! Special performance by staff too!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 05/12/2023

4th grade Wax Museum!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 05/09/2023

Underground Staff Spirit Day: Wear a Hawaiian shirt or what you would wear to the beach


5th grade field trip to Biz Town was today! Students learn how to manage money, accrue loans, pay bills, and so much more! They are asked to dress for success. This picture captions a student tying another student's tie to make sure he is ready for the day!
Thank you to the parents that joined this field trip! We so appreciate your help!! ❤️

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 05/01/2023

MSPTSA knows how to treat our staff! Thank you for the sweets!

Photos from Mountain Shadows PTSA's post 05/01/2023

These posters are amazing! Thank you all for your creativity and love for our staff 🧡💙 Teacher Appreciation Week if off to a GREAT start!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 04/29/2023

Shout out to Miss Todd, Miss McCoy, and all the Girls on the Run! Today was their 5k and they crushed it! Way to go ladies!


Last call for yearbooks! The last day to purchase them online is Sunday, April 30th. Go to and enter the code: MountainShadowsYB23 Yearbooks are being sold online only for $20. Supplies are very limited!


Mark your calendars for this Thursday, April 27th! All families are invited to Coyote Pride Night 🐾💙🧡 from 5:45-7:00. Students will be showcasing their projects that they take great Coyote Pride in! Food trucks will be available starting at 5:30. NEHS will have their inductee ceremony at 6:30. We will see you there!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 04/22/2023

Today's Spirit Day: Dress your favorite decade!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 04/21/2023

Mrs. Furtmann's and Mrs. A's classes celebrated reaching their classroom WIG goal for the month of March. Popcorn and a movie!


Do any of these jackets belong to your child? This is our lost and found on display. Please check it out if your child has lost a jacket.

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 04/06/2023

Great job MS Leaders at the district Battle of the Books!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/24/2023

Honor Roll and Principal's List students were treat to Kona Ice from Dr. Gilbert! Can't forget about the staff either!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/24/2023

Love us some Mrs. Yanez! Happy 50th! Since she is the investigator admin, we decorated her office like a crime scene for her to investigate.


Happy 50th birthday to our Dean, Mrs. Niki Yanez! We hope you felt the love today from all of us! Students helped celebrate her birthday by wearing black, giving her cards, and singing her Happy Birthday!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/10/2023

Today was Field Day for 1st-6th grades! Thank you to Coach McCandless for your hardwork for giving our students such a fun day! Another thanks to our 6th grade leaders, volunteers, and MSPTSA!
And 6th grade, Mrs. Wheeler's class, won the overall tug-of-war!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/08/2023

Kindergarten Fun Day! Thank you to our 5th grade leaders, volunteers, and MSPTSA!


Check it out! 📢📢
Kindergarten Fun Day is on Wednesday, March 8, 1:00-2:00! Parents are invited to cheer their student on during the fun activities. 5th grade leaders will be helping with the stations.
Field Day for 1st-6th grades will be on Friday, March 10th. 1st-3rd grade is from 12:15-1:45 and 4th-6th grade is from 9:00-11:00. Parents are also welcome to come watch! 6th grade leaders will be dressed up to help run the stations.
MSPTSA will be supplying water and otter pops as well as volunteering~Thank you!
Please make sure your student is wearing gym shoes! It's going to be a FUN day!


Did you know Friday is the LAST day to pre-order a yearbook?! The cost is $20 and can be purchased online only at using code MountainShadowsYB23

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/07/2023

CONGRATS to Mrs. A's and Mrs. G's classes for winning the door decorating contest! Mrs. Ko's class came in 2nd place. Both themes were A Bad Case of Stripes!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/03/2023

Kindergarten Sneak Peek, Camping with the Coyotes! Thank you all that attended! Very excited for next year🤓


Friday's theme is "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie", wear animal dress, animal ears, etc.
Activity will be judging of the decorated doors! Who will be the winner??


Tomorrow's theme is "Curious George", bring your favorite stuffed animal to school! It must fit inside the backpack and will stay inside the classroom all day. There will be a scavenger hunt tickets that will be hidden all over campus. Winners will receive a book of choice and a small prize.


Come join us Thursday for our Kindergarten Sneak Peek, Camping with the Coyotes! Come anytime between 5:30-6:30 to preview our Kindergarten rooms, meet the teachers, along with a fun scavenger hunt with prizes along the way!

Photos from Mountain Shadows Lighthouse Leaders's post 03/01/2023

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