Cathy VazquezPrincipal
Scott HollandAssistant Principal
Melanie BuffkinSenior Administrative Assistant

Helpful Contacts

Nicole ShowahDigital Communications Liaison

5380 Centerville Road • Williamsburg, VA 23188
Phone: (757) 258-3022| Fax: (757) 208-0380

Front Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Instructional Day: 8:30 a.m. – 3:16 p.m.
Breakfast: 8:20 a.m.
Parent Drop Off: 8:20 a.m.

Mission & Vision

Mission

The mission of D.J. Montague Elementary School is to prepare every student to be a lifelong learner, independent thinker, and responsible citizen. Through the collaboration of educators, families and community, our school will remain a safe, caring and learning place committed to academic excellence and dedicated to nurturing the potential and talents of all children.

A Message from Our Teachers

K-5 teachers at D.J. Montague wrote this poem during our 6+1 Traits of Writing (Culham) book discussion. Teachers meet monthly to discuss one of the writing traits and to share ideas used in their classrooms.

I am a teacher.
I am an encourager.
I am the musical note that begins the day.
I am a foundation builder.
I am helping my students feel confident and secure.
I am igniting the spark, the desire to learn.
I am pushing you to accomplish more than you thought you ever could.
I am the smile, the laugh, and voice of encouragement that makes learning fun.
I am one who believes in each and every student.
I am a smiling face to my students.
I am the voice they hear whispering, You can do it.
I am the motivator to boost self esteem.
I am patience, encouragement, and understanding.
I am their greatest cheerleader and their #1 fan.
I am thrilled by small successes.
I am drill sergeant, cheerleader, mother, lawmaker, nurse. I never give up.
I am the voice of reason in an unreasonable world.
I am creating the future.
I am the beginning of greatness.
I am a teacher.

Written by the teachers of DJ Montague Elementary School