BID, BROWSE, BUY … SILENT AUCTION IS OPEN!!!

It’s six days until the raddest night of the school year, but the Flashback Fundraiser silent auction site is live NOW!! Check out ALL of the amazing items up for bid, nab your spots for super-fun sign-up parties, and zero in on which of the INCREDIBLE live auction packages you’ll be bidding on at …

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This Week Ahead February 18th-22nd

Monday

  • President’s Day – No School!

Wednesday

  • Spring Picture Day

Friday

  • Birthday Lunches with Mr. Horne
  • Flashback Fundraiser!

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Science Fair & Science Night 2019 –

Thank you to the 94 students that registered online for the Science Fair. Registration is currently closed. T-shirts will be distributed this Friday, February 22. Don’t forget projects are due Monday, February 25th. Please email if you have time to help us collect and display boards that Monday between 9:30-10:30am. Thanks!

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Photo of the Week!

The second session of STEAM Club is underway!  These 1st, 2nd and 3rd Graders are a smiles as they explore, create, question, and experiment with fascinating facts, projects and activities.

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What’s happening in the Library?

The library is the hub of the school and so many classroom extension activities have been happening.

Kindergarten spent three weeks learning about directions in coding with the Dash robots.  They really enjoyed the “looping” and “Go fast” tile.

1st- 2nd grade students are getting ready to vote for their favorite Monarch Reader’s Choice Award …

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Spring Picture Day This Wednesday

Spring Picture Day is Wednesday, February 20th.  All students will have their picture taken.  Digital proofs will be sent home at a later date with instructions for placing picture orders.  New this year, Monroe siblings can be photographed together.  If you would like your children photographed together, please fill out the form that was sent …

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PTO Board Nominations!

The 2019-20 PTO Board Nominations are taking place up until March 1st!

Please CLICK HERE to make your nomination(s) for the following positions:

2 Vice Presidents (2-year term) Assistant Treasurer (2-year term) VP of Communications (1-year term)

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CHMS Pizza Wars Tickets on Sale!

The 6th Annual Pizza Wars tickets ARE NOW ON SALE! The event is Wednesday, March 13th from 6-8 pm. Not only will your family enjoy a great dinner while you sample slices from vendors like (Zazzo’s, Brama La Pizza, and Giordano’s…and more!)

but you will enjoy a night with the CHMS community of students, parents, …

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Last Call for Spring Chess Club Registration!

Spring 2019 Chess Club begins this Tuesday, February 19th!  LATE registration is open!!  This is the last opportunity for the 2018-19 school year!

Come join the most popular after-school program at Monroe!

Click here to register now!

Chess improves academic performance, concentration, logical thinking, strategic thinking, judgment, creativity, problem solving, emotional intelligence …

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Monroe Chess Team Rocks!

Congratulations to our ten Monroe Chess Team members who participated in last Tuesday’s Illinois Chess Teachers “Grandmaster Chess Challenge” tournament and brought home a 5th Place Team trophy.  Nine of our players received individual awards, including one 1st Place, two 2nd Place, and one 3rd Place receiving trophies.  Way to go!

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5th Grade Robert Crown Night- Save the Date!

Attention 5th grade parents! Please save the date for the Robert Crown Night on Wednesday March 13 at 7 pm at Monroe School. Details will be going home with your 5th grader soon.

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Community Partners with Jimmy John’s 2/28 from 4-8PM

GET A SANDWICH, GIVE A DOLLAR

Support the Monroe School PTO on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 4-8PM at Jimmy John’s at 777 N York Rd in Hinsdale

As a thank you for the love you have shown Jimmy John’s, they will donate $1 for every sandwich purchased to support the Monroe School PTO. …

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February Birthday Lunch with Mr. Horne – Friday 2/22

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. This is a …

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Have Questions about the D86 Referendum

The outcome of the April 2 election for the D86 Referendum will impact your elementary aged children.  Do you have questions about how?

Attend one of the below opportunities to have a conversation with Dr. Bruce Law, Superintendent of D86 Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High Schools, and have your questions answered directly.  Come learn …

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Dr. Law’s Presentation at HMS!

Have questions about the D86 April 2 Facilities Referendum? Please join D86 Superintendent Dr. Bruce Law for a short presentation followed by a question and answer session.

Date: Wednesday, February 27th from 9 am – 10 am

Place: Hinsdale Middle School

RSVP: Help us get an accurate headcount by submitting an RSVP 

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Spring Spirit Wear Sale is Coming Soon!

The Spring Sale for Monroe Spirit Wear will start this Thursday and last just 10 short days. You will receive a text as soon as the site is LIVE!! If you’re a planner, set your calendar to visit www.pswear.com/monroeschool this Valentine’s Day. The sale runs from Thursday, Feb 14 through Sunday, February 24.

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Parent to Parent Program at Hinsdale Library

Parent-To-Parent: Adding Balance to Your Kid’s Lives

Our community prides itself on high expectations and high achievement, but how can we also help to add balance to our kid’s lives? Join us at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, February 26, at the Hinsdale Library to be a part of this important conversation. Presenters Laura Kaehler, LCSW; …

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Kindergarten and New Student Registration- February 14-15th and 20th

Kindergarten and New Student Registration: February 14-15th & 20th Registration for Kindergarten and new students opens online Thursday and Friday, February 14 and 15. Click on the link below for specific instructions on how to go online and to do your online registration. After you have registered online, please come to the office at …

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3/1 All-School Family Laser Tag Party

Institute day! Get everyone out of the house and have some fun at Laser Quest Downers Grove! Laser Quest generously donated a FOUR HOUR window for Monroe families, with all profits going to our PTO. So strap on your vest, grab your blaster and let’s have some fun on Friday, March 1. A sign up for …

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PTO Board Nominations!

The 2019-20 PTO Board Nominations are taking place up until March 1st!

Please CLICK HERE to make your nomination(s) for the following positions:

  • 2 Vice Presidents (2-year term)
  • Assistant Treasurer (2-year term)
  • VP of Communications (1-year term)

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Spring 2019 Chess Club begins soon!

Spring 2019 Chess Club begins next week on February 19th!  Final registration is open!!

Come join the most popular after-school program at Monroe!

Click here to register now! www.monroechess.eventbee.com

Chess improves academic performance, concentration, logical thinking, strategic thinking, judgment, creativity, problem solving, emotional intelligence and social skills.  But that’s not all…

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Monroe Mighty Writers Winter Session Sign-up

The Winter Session of the Mighty Writers Club will start again on February 15 and run through March 22 on Friday mornings, 7:45 – 8:25 am in the MPR.  Your child can spend his or her Friday mornings waking up their creativity and writing with Mr. Horne, Ms. Moser and parent volunteers.  If your child …

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Before School Lift-A-Ton Club

Students in Grades 2 through 5 are invited to participate in our before school Lift-A Ton Club.

To find out more please see the attached information sheet & permission slip.

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D86 Referendum Information

Interested in learning more about the D86 Referendum on the ballot on April 2 for Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High Schools?  Don’t miss these opportunities:   Information Sessions and QA with Dr. Bruce Law, Superintendent to Hinsdale South and Hinsdale Central High Schools: – Friday, February 9, 6:30 – 7:30 am, “Breakfast with an Educator” …

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