The Week Ahead: 2/24 – 2/28

Monday, 2/24:

  • Spring Picture Day

Friday, 2/28:

  • Institute Day, no school

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Save the Date

Don’t Miss!

  • Tuesday, 3/10: Science Night
  • Wednesday, 3/11: Yearbook Cover Contest – submissions due
  • Friday, 3/13: Birthday lunch with Mr. Horne (March)
  • Friday, 3/20: Monroe Cafe/Spirit Day
  • Tuesday, 3/24: CHMS Pizza Wars
  • Monday, 3/30-Friday, 4/3: Spring break, no school
  • Saturday, 5/2: Parent’s Night Out – Backyard Bash

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Spring Picture Day – 2/24

Spring Picture Day is  Monday, February 24th.

All students will have their picture taken. Digital proofs will be sent home at a later date with instructions for placing picture orders.

Monroe siblings can be photographed together. If you would like your children photographed together, please fill out the form that was sent home last week …

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D181 CARES – Cradles to Crayons collection (ends 3/4)

D181 is collecting new/gently used clothes, toys, books and shoes (pjs & undergarments must be new) in support of Chicago-based non-profit Cradles to Crayons. This organization helps to provide homeless and low income children in Chicagoland with essential items they need to thrive.

There will be a collection box at Monroe …

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We’re “Linked Together” in Kindness

To help students visualize the power of kindness, Monroe students made a Kindness Chain” during Kindness week. Each link in the chain highlights an act of kindness done by one of our students. Wow!

The chain is hanging in the front hallway and really helps us all to see how each …

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Blankets for Bayan – A Success!

Thank you to the Monroe Cares Committee, Sarah Richardson and Michelle Fisher, and all the students and parents who came out to make our Kindness Week event such a success! Former Monroe Family, the Hassaballas, were so kind to join us and help spread a little kindness.

Great job, Mustangs!

 

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Monroe Chess Club

Be a part of the most popular after-school program at Monroe!

Spring session begins on February 25th and runs through May 5th. Late registration ends on March 13th.

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Chess improves academic performance, concentration, logical thinking, strategic thinking, judgment, creativity, problem solving, emotional intelligence and social skills. CLICK HERE to …

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Science Night – 3/10

Thanks to each and every student who turned in their Science Fair projects! They are so creative!

 

 

Projects will be judged over the next few weeks and all of the students’ hard work will culminate in Science Night on Tuesday, March 10th from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the gym. All …

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District 181 Summer Camp Expo – 3/10

District 181 Summer Camp Expo Tuesday, March 10th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Hinsdale Middle School (100 S. Garfield, Hinsdale)

Join us for this “one-stop shopping” event for summer fun and learning opportunities. Offerings include programs for children ages preschool through high school.

Representatives from a variety of organizations will be there to tell you about …

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Yearbook Cover Contest – submit by 3/11

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 to …

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Buy-a-Brick! – order by 3/20

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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Nacho Average Suburban Parent’s Party!! – 5/2

Please join us for a good time at BACKYARD BASH DOES CINCO DE MAYO on Saturday, May 2nd!!

FUN FACTS: All-you-can-eat TACO TRUCK and all-you-can-drink OPEN BAR.  Margaritas will be flowing, sombrero luge, music, bags, flip cup and more!

WHO: All Monroe amigos welcome! WHAT: Tacos & Tequila WHEN: Saturday, May 2nd at …

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Be Kind in 2020!

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Note from the Nurse – Flu Season

Dear Monroe families,

Since flu season is upon us, we want to remind you of what to do when your children are sick. If your child will be absent from school, please call the attendance line at 630-861-4200 and communicate their presenting symptoms.

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Monroe Mighty Writers Winter Session

The Winter Session of the Mighty Writers Club will start again on February 21 and run through March 27 on Friday mornings, 7:45-8:25 a.m. in the MPR. Spend your Friday mornings waking up your creativity and writing with Mr. Horne, Ms. Moser and parent volunteers.

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“Hins-dopoly” tickets on sale now!

Get your friends together and grab your seats for The Community House Revue musical comedy, “Hins-dopoly!”

The word on the street is that Monroe School will be a star player in this year’s production. Make sure you are there to rally for the Monroe team.

All proceeds will be used to support the programs …

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Young Writers Night – 2/27

 

 

 

 

 

 

Young Writers Night – Registration is Open!

We hope you can join us for a fun evening celebrating student writers and writing. Open to all District 181 3rd – 8th grade students and their families. For more information please see the attached FLYER.

Thursday, February 27th 6:00pm …

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Save the Date for Pizza Wars – 3/24!

Pizza Wars will take place on March 24, 2020. We’re celebrating seven years! Pizza Wars is a fun community event. Families from all our district schools are invited to sample local area pizza and place their vote for the best one. There will be a student talent show and games for all ages.

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The Parent List

Does your child need help for a learning, emotional, behavioral or developmental issue?

Check out THE PARENT LIST. Developed by the Hinsdale Central PTO, the Parent List is an anonymous platform containing over 80 positive reviews of health care providers that have helped local school district 86 and 181 children with issues …

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Box Top Collection is Back!

Please start collecting your Box Tops and grocery store receipts! There are 2 ways to submit Box Tops:

  1. Use the new Box Tops App and scan your grocery receipt. The digital box tops will be automatically added to Monroe Schools earnings.
  2. We will still collect the paper Box Tops in the office and on …

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