This Week Ahead October 22nd-October 26th

Monday,  Oct. 22nd:

  • D86 Referendum  Q&A at Monroe School 7:00-7:45p

Wednesday, Oct. 24th:

  • Picture re-take

Thursday, Oct. 25th:

  • 5th Grade Outdoor Ed sale ends today!!!

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Photo of the Week!

5th Grade Girls are all smiles during a session of Mighty Writer’s Club!

“You don’t write because you want to say something, you write because you have something to say.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald

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Picture Re-Take Day Wednesday October 24th

REMINDER: Absentee & Retake Picture Day is on: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Any new students and anyone absent on picture day last month will have their picture taken.

Retakes are available if you are unhappy with your original photo. If you plan to have a retake, please bring the original pictures to the camera on …

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5th Grade Outdoor Ed Sale Ends

These are your last few days to buy a Thanksgiving pie, wreath, garland or poinsettia from a 5th grader. The sale ends this Thursday, October 25. No exceptions.

(5th graders, please turn in your envelope by Thursday to your homeroom teachers)

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Calling all Kindergarten Girls and Parents!

Troops are forming now! Girl Scouts are holding an informal parent/girl meeting.

When: Tuesday, October 30th Where: Monroe School (MRC) Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm

If you are not able to attend the meeting please contact Jessica Galvan: jgalvan@girlscoutsgcnwi.org

Please CLICK HERE for flyer!

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Help Needed in MRC. Join us!

The MRC is the hub of Monroe. So many activities from checking out books, lessons for each grade, STEAM activities and more! To make it all run, we need your help!

Sign up here to join us in the MRC.  You can sign up for one shift, or commit to the same …

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Be an Informed Voter

Be an Informed Voter Interested in learning more about the D86 Referendum on the ballot this November 6th to make improvements to Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High School? Join D86 Superintendent Dr. Bruce Law at Monroe on Monday night, October 22 from 7:00 – 7:45 pm for a talking session with information sharing and …

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Veteran’s Day Photos

The Veteran’s Day committee is looking to honor Monroe family veterans to showcase during our Veteran’s Day assembly again on November 12th. Please send photos of any family members (grandparents, great-grandparents, cousins, aunts, uncles etc.) who have served in any branch of the military to agolden@d181.org by Friday, November 2nd.

Thank you, Veteran’s Day Committee

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Halloween Parade and Party Schedule – October 31st

On Wednesday, October 31st we will be celebrating Halloween in school! Below is the Modified Schedule for Grades 1-5.

Regular Student Arrival : 8:30- 8:40am Student Dismissal for Modified Lunch: 12:15pm ( Students are encouraged to go home for lunch and change into their costume). Modified Lunch Schedule: 12:15-1:20pm Students Return from Lunch: 1:15pm …

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STEAM Club – Confirmations Sent/Revised Schedule

To accommodate the large number of interested students, the schedule for Session 2 (Defined STEM) and Session 3 (Dash Robots) has changed. Please refer to the REVISED schedule for details. (Please link to the Session 2 & 3 Charts). The schedule for Session 1 (Lego WeDO) remains the same. Mrs. Wodka has e-mailed parents …

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Important Cold Weather Reminders

The cold weather is upon us! Please make sure your child is dressed appropriately for the current temperatures. Here are a few important reminders: – The school policy for cold weather is that students will go out for recess if the “Real Feel” is above zero. – Students are not let into school before …

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Ideas Wanted for PTO Fundraising Spending!

Flashback Fundraising is well underway. We have some ideas on where to spend our hard-earned money but want to hear from you too! Please CLICK HERE to share your ideas. Based on your responses, we will be sending a follow-up survey to parents and teachers regarding fundraising allocation.

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Writing Club Update: Monroe’s Mighty Writers

We had our first writing club session last week with over 75 student writers! The students voted on a name. The writing club is now officially called “Mighty Writers”.

It was a dark and stormy night…..Remember how Snoopy used to write about his adventures with the Red Baron? Do you have an aspiring writer in …

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Be an Informed Voter

Interested in learning more about the D86 Referendum on the ballot this November 6th to make improvements to Hinsdale Central and Hinsdale South High School? Join D86 Superintendent Dr. Bruce Law at Monroe on Monday night, October 22 from 7:00 – 7:45 pm for a talking session with information sharing and time for Q&A.

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Buy a Thanksgiving pie and holiday decor from a 5th grader

Attention all parents and staff members: the 5th graders will be selling frozen pies from The Elegant Farmer (delivered just in time for Thanksgiving) and wreaths, garland and poinsettias (delivered just in time for holiday decorating). Please consider supporting a 5th grader in their sale as they earn funds for the ” 5th grade outdoor …

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D86 Referendum Information

The following is information we received from D181 to share with you about the D86 Referendum.

The projects in the referendum were identified by hundreds of people—community members, parents, faculty, staff, administrators, Board members and industry experts—for over three years. These projects would fix our infrastructure, make our schools accessible, increase school security, and would …

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Apollo After School Program

Need Some After School Time to Get Things Done? Many parents would love to have a couple of days to run errands, schedule a doctor’s appointment for themselves, or finish projects. Apollo After School program can accommodate that need by engaging with your children for 3, 4 or 5 days a week. Each day …

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