The Week Ahead: March 18th – 22nd

Tuesday, March 19th: 

  • Yearbook Cover Contest Entries Due – CLICK HERE
  • Fundraising HIIT Class (1:00pm) at Shred 415

Wednesday, March 20th: 

  • Monroe Cares Event “Blankets From Bayan” (3:05 – pm) in the MRC

Friday, March 22nd:

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Don’t Forget the Deadline to Submit Yearbook Cover Contest Entries is Tuesday (3/19)!

There is still time for your kids to submit an entry for the Yearbook Cover Contest.  Please remind your kids to:

  • Be original/creative
  • Use lots of color
  • Keep it neat

Please CLICK HERE to read more detailed rules, judging criteria and tips for a good entry.

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Blankets From Bayan – Wednesday after school

There are a few spots left for Monroe Students and Parents to volunteer after school on Wednesday, March 20th from 3:05-4:30pm.  Monroe Cares is very honored to partner with the Bayan Hassaballa Foundation to host this event in which we will work together to create no-sew, soft blankets for children who are in the hospital. All supplies will …

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Brick Pavers – Final Week

FINAL WEEK TO BUY A BRICK

Monroe School Buy-a-Brick Program Show the LOVE for Monroe school by participating in the “Buy-a-Brick” program! It is the perfect gift for a student, family member, teacher etc. The Buy-a-Brick program raises money to benefit Monroe School and serves as a legacy to alumni, families, teachers and community members!

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Shamrocks for Sharing

Student Council will be extending our Shamrocks for Sharing Fundraiser through Friday, March 22nd. Please bring a monetary donation benefiting the Ronald McDonald House and receive a shamrock for your locker. CLICK HERE for more details.

 

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3/19 PTO Fundraising Class at Shred 415

Get “shredded” for spring break! On Tuesday,  March 19 th at 1:00 p.m., take a special 60-minute HIIT class and make some money for Monroe while you sweat. Tell your friends to sign up too, and enjoy a glass of wine and some small bites after class to congratulate yourselves on a workout well done! …

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Library Corner

Calling all organizers and sorters!

We have wrapped up our 4th grade energy unit and are in need of some wonderful volunteers who will help sort all the Lego, Knex, and Snap Circut pieces back into their correct bin.  Please CLICK HERE to sign up through the link.

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Donations Please

Please send your empty paper towel and toilet paper tubes and clean empty clean bottles (water, fruit drinks, etc.). Please drop these off in the library.

Thank you!

Mrs. Wodka

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Congratulations to Monroe Scientists and Thanks to all Science Night Volunteers!

Thank you to all the families and students that attended our second annual Science Night. It was great fun for all! Thank you to all our community vendors, teachers and parent volunteers. And finally, congratulations to all  94  Monroe scientists and our winners. Great job and till next year… keep making science!!!

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Walk the Walk 2019: Q&A Session

There will be a Walk the Walk Q&A session at 7 p.m. March 20th OR 9:30 a.m. March 21st, at The Community House, 415 W. 8th St., Hinsdale.  Have questions, suggestions or want to lead a team in this year’s annual Walk the Walk?  Join Community House Executive Director Annie Kruge for an open Q&A …

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Photo of the Week!

Monroe’s 2nd annual Science Night was a huge success!

Congratulations to all students that displayed creative science projects, and to all that attended the hands-on activities with our teachers and outside vendors.  The night was a huge success because of all the hard work and dedication by our Science Fair and Science Night committees! …

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The Week Ahead: March 11th – 15th

Tuesday, March 12th: 

  • Science Night at Monroe

Wednesday, March 13th: 

  • CHMS Pizza Wars (6:00 – 8:00pm) – CLICK HERE for tickets
  • 5th Grade Robert Crown Night (7-8:30pm)

Friday, March 15th:

  • PTO Board special funding vote (11:00am) Room 111
  • Monroe Cafe

Up Coming Events To Note:

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Library Corner

This week students voted on the Reader’s Choice Award.

Here are the winners at Monroe this year.  The state will announce the overall winner on March 22nd.

Monarch Award (K-3) Out of 20 books, students had to read 5.  We read at least 17 during the school year during library classes and paired them with …

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Science Night this Tuesday, March 12th!!

The wonderful boards are displayed in the halls and over 20 judges have come and gone. The winners have been decided so all that is left is to celebrate!

All are welcome to attend Monroe’s second annual Science Night! Come for the wonderful, creative science projects, stay for the hands-on projects with our teachers …

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Pizza Wars is THIS Wednesday, March 13!

Today is the FINAL day to get your tickets ahead of time for the 6th Annual CHMS Pizza Wars!  Online $10 tickets sales close tonight at midnight; you may get them at the door (if we don’t sell out) for $15 each. Get ready for: 5 Pizza Vendors (yum) 4 awards for top pizza, voted …

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5th Grade Robert Crown Night — Wednesday, March 13th at 7 pm

Attention 5th Grade Parents!  Robert Crown Night is scheduled for Wednesday March 13th from 7 – 8:30 pm at Monroe School.  This program will discuss the emotional and physical changes that pre-teens experience.  Note: Students must be accompanied by an adult.

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DON’T FORGET: SPECIAL VOTE THIS FRIDAY!

Please join the PTO Board on Friday, March 15 at 11am in Room 111 to vote to approve the funding for our parent/teacher voted improvements to our Living Classroom!  See you there!

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Monroe Cafe

Monroe Cafe is this Friday!! Please CLICK HERE to sign up if you’re able to help serve pizza. We only have three lunches left this school year!

Thank you!

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Monroe Student Advances to Illinois Nat. Geographic Geography Bee

Please join us as we congratulate Elliot N. (4th grade) for qualifying for the Illinois state National Geographic Geography Competition!!

Elliot was the Monroe School National Geographic Geography Bee winner this year. Each of the school winners are invited to take an online test to try to qualify for the state competition. This year the …

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Yearbook Cover Contest

It’s time for the annual Yearbook Cover Contest!  This is a wonderful opportunity for kids from K – 5 to showcase their creativity. Winners from each grade will be selected to be displayed on the front or back cover of the yearbook by an outside judge. Please encourage your kids to enter for a chance …

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Blankets for Bayan Event on March 20th

We welcome our Monroe Students and Parents to volunteer after school on Wednesday, March 20th, 3:05-4:30pm.  We will work together to create no-sew, soft blankets for children who are in the hospital. All supplies will be provided. Please see below for more information and why we support this awesome cause! Please Continue reading

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Early Voting Information!

Don’t forget to make your voice count on the April 2 election. Election day is on the Tuesday immediately following Spring Break so if you are interested in early voting or vote by mail options – CLICK HERE to learn more.

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Monroe Mighty Writers: Open Mic on March 22

The Monroe Mighty Writers have been writing on the topics of “Soar” and “Journey” using paper airplanes to launch their written words, demonstrating that your words have power, and you never know where they might land.

Parents of Monroe Mighty Writers:  save the date for our final day of the spring session, Friday, March …

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Brick Pavers

Buy a brick now for your graduating 5th grader or just show the LOVE for Monroe school by participating in the “Buy-a-Brick” program! It is the perfect gift for a student, family member, teacher etc.  The Buy-a-Brick program raises money to benefit Monroe School and serves as a legacy to alumni, families, teachers and community …

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Attention Parents of Preschoolers: D86 Information Session for Young Families

Not sure how the D86 Referendum on the ballot April 2 will impact your young children?

Come learn more and find out at this D86 Information Session geared towards families with young children.

D86 Donuts and Dialogue is Saturday, March 9 at the Hinsdale Public Library from 9:00 – 10:00am.  Babysitting, and donuts, will be …

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