D181 Update: Important 2020-21 School Year Information

At a meeting on Monday 8/3, the D181 Board recommended and approved the following for 2020-21 school reopening:

  • Offer families both a hybrid and a full remote learning option for the 2020-21 school year. Please note that this means there will be no 5-day full, in-person option. Remote learning will be available to any …

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Back-to-School Update from the PTO

As we approach the start of school this year we know things will be different.  The PTO Board and Committee Chairs will work within D181 guidelines to continue providing programing and resources to enhance our school environment and support our teachers, staff, students and families.  We hope you enjoy the last few weeks of summer. …

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🍋Monroe Lemonade Stand 🍋

Due to guidelines on gatherings from D181 as well as the CDC, we will not be able to hold our Monroe Lemonade Stand in the Living Garden this summer. However, the garden is in bloom and ready for visitors, so we encourage families to take a walk through the garden on their own. Please practice …

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What are you reading this summer?

I have been reading books like crazy and I hope you have too! If you’d like, pop over to FLIPGRID and share your book recommendations, what you picked up at the bookfair, or watch what your friends are recommending! Your flip code is: mustangsread2020 and you will need to login with your school email and …

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School Packs & Supply Lists

School Supply Packs purchased through the PTO have been delivered to Monroe and are ready for the start of school.  All families who ordered school packs will receive their supplies regardless of the learning option chosen via the D181 Framework.  We are working on a process for distribution – please stay tuned for more info!

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The Parent List Update – Mental Health Teletherapy Sessions

Mental health providers are conducting teletherapy sessions for teens and children

A recent poll of mental health providers currently included on The Parent List (a Hinsdale Central PTO parent resource), indicates that most have switched over to teletherapy (phone and/or video sessions) to treat their patients during the current pandemic.

The outbreak of coronavirus …

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Reminder: Complete your D181 Student Registration and Monroe PTO Registration!

D181 Registration – 2020/21

Log into the Skyward Family Access Portal to REGISTER your students for the 20/21 school year.  All students currently in D181 Preschool/ECE and entering Kindergarten through 7th grade need to complete the District registration and fee payment process to enroll.

For step-by-step instructions 

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Students Can Help Others During this Difficult Time with a KIDS Grant from the D181 Foundation

During these difficult times, many of us are encouraging our children to look outward and think about how they can help others. When a student has an idea, KIDS grants from the District 181 Foundation can help. Any District 181 student can apply for a $150 grant anytime during the year. Funds will be …

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Hinsdale Historical Society: Let’s Make History!

Calling all Monroe Mustangs: We need your help!

We are making history, and it is our duty to record this unique moment for ourselves and future generations. How can you help? The Hinsdale Historical Society wants you to “be a historian” and tell us about your experience with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Please send photos, journal …

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Box Tops for Education

You can help raise money for Monroe School from home!

Please download and use the Box Tops for Education app to scan your grocery receipts. The digital box tops will be automatically added to the Monroe School earnings.

Get the Box Tops for Education App HERE and watch

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Stay Connected Mustangs!

Hey Mustangs! We miss our #monroeproud community! Let’s continue to stay connected during our social distancing: please post a pic on Instagram of your eLearning techniques, how you are staying active and any family fun you want to share! Tag @themonroemustang in your photo with either the #monroeproud or

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Wanted: Plastic Bottle Caps and Lids!!!

Green Club is continuing to collect plastic bottle caps and lids as part of an upcyling project! Our goal is to reach 400 pounds in order to get a Monroe bench made out of the recycled bottle caps and lids! All lids and bottle caps must be CLEANED out before donating.

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