The Week Ahead: April 22nd – 26th

Sunday, April 21st:

  • Deadline for Custom Yearbook Pages

Monday, April 22nd:

  • Earth Day
  • Spring Book Fair Begins

Tuesday, April 23rd:

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Photo of the Week!

Daisy Troop and Robotics with Mrs. Wodka!

Education is built into so many activities and clubs at Monroe!  This Daisy Troop is having fun and learning hand-in-hand with gameplay that leads to creative problem solving using Dash Robots and Puzzlets purchased through the PTO!

 

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Spring Safety Reminders

It is that time of year when the weather improves and there are more students choosing to ride their bicycles and walk to and from school.  To help ensure student safety, please review the route to and from school you wish your child to use on a daily basis.  Encourage them to do the following:

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Spring Book Fair – April 22nd-26th

The spring book fair is coming to Monroe April 22nd-26th, 8am-4pm.  We will also be open on April 25th (Fine Arts Night) from 6:30-8pm.

We are very excited to have the Follett company as our company of choice this spring.  One of the features they offer is the ability to purchase gift cards for …

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CHMS Parent Night

Fifth grade parents, please join us at the Clarendon Hills Middle School on Tuesday, April 23 from 6:30 – 8:15 for Parents’ Night.  This is a great opportunity to see the school, meet some of the teachers, and ask your questions!

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Anxiety Small Group Discussion – April 24th

CONTINUE THE CONVERSATION

Wednesday, April 24th from 7:00-8:15 pm at Hinsdale Public Library.

Continue the conversation about anxiety in our youth as highlighted in the documentary Angst: Raising Awareness around Anxiety with Cara Hurley, PhD and Alisa Messana, LCSW. The increase and prevalence of anxiety disorders in our children and adolescents is concerning and can be overwhelming at times. Come …

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Fine Arts Night 2019!

Please join us for the Monroe School Fine Arts Night on Thursday, April 25th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Each student will have two pieces of art on display in the first-grade hallway and the 4th and 5th-grade chorus will be performing in the gym at 6:30 pm. Don’t forget to check out …

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Lunch with Mr. Horne for April & June Birthdays on Friday 4/26

Each Month, Mr. Horne hosts a Birthday Lunch in the Learning Commons for 1st-5th graders.  There will be music and a story courtesy of Mr. Horne, as well as photo taken with Mr. Horne for those who attend. The children will still go outside for their lunch recess on their usual schedule.

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Walk the Walk for Autism Sunday, April 28th

The annual Walk for Autism will be held on Sunday, April 28th at 8:30am Join us for a 5K walk through the streets of Hinsdale that begins and ends at The Community House. Fun for all ages and the entire family! Sign up today on the Community House website  https://raceroster.com/events/2019/21806/2019-walk-the-walk and …

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Monroe Family Fun Fest: Friday, May 31st (SAVE THE DATE!)

Monroe Family Fun Fest:  Friday, May 31st (Save the Date!) 

Mark your calendars (rain or shine) for Friday, May 31st from 5pm-8pm!  The Monroe Family Fun Fest will be here before you know it.   

This year, we are bringing back some of the students’ favorite rides, games, and Tasty Treats.  In addition to last …

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Staff Appreciation Week (May 6th-10th) Sign Up Genius!

We love our Monroe Staff!! We need your help to make this a memorable week for the teachers and staff ! Please CLICK HERE to sign up to volunteer.

The theme is ‘Around the World’ and we are looking for people to donate cases of LaCroix/soda, desserts, paper products (napkins/plates/plastic utensils) …

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Remember to Register!

Registration is open for the 2019/20 school year.  Please refer to the district email received on April 8 for instructions.  Questions?  Contact Maria: mbush@d181.org

PTO registration is open too!  CLICK HERE or visit our website to register, order school packs, get involved and more!

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Sign Up for next year’s PTO Committees!

 

We are getting ready for another awesome year at Monroe and we need your help!  Whether you have one hour to give, one batch of cookies to give or talents to share, we would love to have you join one of our committees.  There are opportunities for all commitment levels!

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Congratulations 2019/20 Board

It’s official! Please welcome our new board members:

  • Jenny Boots, Co-President
  • Sara Clary, Co-President
  • Megan Maduri, Co-VP
  • Tamsyn Pequet, Co-VP
  • Sarah Tims, Treasurer
  • Elaine Gilman, Assistant Treasurer
  • Megan Brotschul, VP Communications

Thank you, ladies, for your time and support next year…it will be a great one!

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Summer School Registration

SUMMER SCHOOL REGISTRATION

Registration is open!  There are many new classes being offered this year!  Summer School begins Wednesday, June 12th and ends on Tuesday, July 2nd.  Register early – some classes are almost full!  To view the catalog , CLICK HERE.  Register for classes through your Skyward parent portal.

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The Week Ahead: April 15th – 19th

Tuesday, April 16th:

  • Monroe Milers Club Begins – CLICK HERE for permission slip

Wednesday, April 17th:

  • General PTO Meeting  (9 – 11am)
  • Community Speakers Series: Angst – Raising Awareness Around Anxiety (9:30am OR 7:00pm)

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MONROE MILERS

Monroe School

Monroe Milers Club Spring 2019

Dear Monroe School Parents:

Miss Marcucci and Mrs. Andreoni are sponsoring the Monroe Milers Club at Monroe School.

All of the students at Monroe School are invited to participate in our before school Monroe Milers Club.  This is an opportunity for our …

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YEARBOOK CUSTOM PAGE DEADLINE APRIL 21

Parents have the option to customize TWO FREE custom pages in their child’s yearbook. Include photos of your child’s favorite memories of the year, vacations, sports, family events or perhaps that teddy bear hampster your child talked you into.

CLICK HERE to see the attached flyer for directions on how to …

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Doing Cleaning with Fuller’s Gift Cards

Purchase $25 gift cards now until Friday, April 19th through the PTO website (CLICK HERE) and Fuller’s will donate 25% of sales back to the PTO!

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Staff Appreciation Week- Donations Needed

We are  so thankful for our Monroe Staff! Staff Appreciation Week is May 6th-10th.  The theme is ‘Around the World’ and we are looking for people to donate cases of LaCroix/soda, desserts, paper products (napkins/plates/plastic utensils) for each day of the week. Plan on providing for 70 people and try to tie your dessert/paper products around the theme …

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Spring Book Fair – April 22nd – 26th

The spring book fair is coming to Monroe April 22nd-26th, 8am-4pm.  We will also be open on April 25th (Fine Arts Night) from 6:30-8pm.

We are very excited to have the Follett company as our company of choice this spring.  One of the features they offer is the ability to purchase gift cards for …

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Entering 6th Grade: CHMS Summer Reading List and Online Ordering Opens

Dear incoming 6th grade families,

The attached is a list of recommended summer reading that has been selected to challenge, motivate, and entice students’ reading appetites. CLICK HERE for list. We are asking students to read at least one of the books over the summer. Language arts classes will begin the …

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Library Corner

April is National Poetry Month

This week each grade took a look at different types of poetry; funny, satire, silly, serious, and novels in verse.

Kindergarten created a poem of their own in the classroom and started their final drafts in the library.

1st-4th grade enjoyed various poems.  The biggest hits were:

Love that dog …

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Time to sign up for next year’s PTO Committees!

We are gearing up for another awesome year at Monroe and we need your help!  From baking cookies for teachers to getting our kids involved in community service to helping in the MRC, there is something for everyone whether you have one hour or many to give.  We appreciate it all.

Click here …

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Newsbytes Needs You!

After five years of sending out Newsbytes every Sunday, we are sad to say goodbye to Christina and Dottie, our Newsbyte chairs. Thank you both for keeping all of us informed…I’m sure many of us couldn’t function without these emails!

With that said, we need YOU to help the PTO ensure these Newsbytes continue to …

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