The Week Ahead, 11/30-12/4

Monday, November 30 :

  • Winter session begins,  Chess-Ed Virtual Enrichment
  • Virtual Book Fair begins

Tuesday, December 1 :

  • Drop-off day, “Stock the Teachers’ Lounge!”

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Monroe Memo

Please CLICK HERE for Mrs. Reingruber’s weekly family update.  Choose the most recent edition for the latest information on all things Monroe!

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Save the Date

Monday, 12/21: Winter break begins

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Virtual Book Fair starts November 30th!

We will once again be hosting a Virtual Book Fair with Anderson’s Bookfair Co., from  November 30th  through December 13th.

This is a great time to buy gifts, Battle Books, and new Children’s Choice Award books.

To check it out, CLICK HERE!

If you have any questions, please reach out to Mrs. Wodka at

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Last chance to register for Chess-Ed’s Virtual Enrichment Program Winter Session

Last week to register before classes start on Monday, November 30th! 

If you haven’t already heard, Chess-Ed has gone virtual! Keep your chess skills and game playing sharp and register now for our 10-week Winter 2020-21 session. Classes begin on November 30th and extend through February 19th. 

Using Zoom, lichess.org, and …

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Reminder to “Stock the Teachers’ Lounge!”

Monroe teachers and staff are so grateful for their lounge being stocked with beverages and snacks! Please help us continue stocking the lounge by signing up for the month of December. We may ask for more donations in the future.

Please drop off items on the first Tuesday of the month ; the next drop-off …

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Science Committee Volunteers Needed!

Calling all smart cookies and creative geniuses! We are looking for volunteers to assist our Science Committee in planning a few fun science related activities for our students and families during the winter months.

CLICK HERE to  sign up, or send an email to sciencenight@monroeschoolpto.com.

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Show off your School Spirit!

Spirit Day Fridays continue in December as we encourage students to wear school colors or Monroe spirit wear to help their class win the coveted Golden Mustang Trophy, awarded to the class with the highest participation percentage each week!

To increase the fun, the class with the highest participation percentage for the month (in …

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I am Monroe!

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Monroe Spiritwear- Last Day to Purchase TODAY 11/22!

Check our our new Monroe Spiritwear collection!  Tie Dye, Sherpa, and Hoodies OH MY!

To shop the collection CLICK HERE! 

 Sale ends Sunday, November 22nd at 11:59pm.

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I AM MONROE

Thank you to all the Monroe families who donated toilet paper, paper towels, diapers & more to the collection for Hinsdale Community Services.  If you still have items to donate, you can drop them off directly to HCS.  Great job helping our neighbors in need!

Way to go Mustangs and have a Happy Thanksgiving!

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Virtual Battle of the Books

Virtual Battle of the Books is coming to D181! Permission slips due this Friday!

We are excited to offer the Virtual Battle of the Books club this year at Monroe. This is open to all 4th and 5th grade students, and they received an information packet last week. CLICK HERE for our Information packet! …

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