Category: PTO News

The Week Ahead, 9/16 – 9/20

Wednesday, September 18th

  • Last Day to Register for 5k

Thursday, September 19th

  • First Monroe Milers, 7:55am

Friday, September 20th

  •  Last Day for Maison Monroe Orders!
  • Monroe Cafe/Spiritwear

Save the date:

  • Thursday, September 26th: Newcomer Party
  • Friday, September 27th: Aug/Sep Birthday Lunch
  • Sunday, September 29th: Monroe 5K

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REGISTER TODAY for the 5K Fun Run!

REGISTER HERE NOW!   Deadline to Register is this Wednesday, September 18th.

Please sign-up to VOLUNTEER to help on race day.  It’s fun and easy!

Join us for a fun morning and get some exercise with Monroe students, families & staff!

WHEN: Sunday, September 29th! Runners start at 8:30 am, Walkers at 8:45 am (strollers welcome!)

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Classroom Volunteers – Sept. 17

Classroom volunteer positions will soon be available on Sign Up Genius.  The link to your classroom’s Sign Up Genius can be found on the PTO website beginning at noon on September 17 and will remain there throughout the year.  Field trips and parties will be chosen by a lottery of all who sign up, so …

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Fall Monroe Milers – Sept. 19

All students are invited to participate in our before-school Monroe Milers Club!  Students will be able to walk or run the designated mile course, earning “Mile Tokens” for each mile completed.  The club meets from 7:55 to 8:25 am (rain or shine). We will meet on the basketball court outside on warm, sunny days. In …

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Maison Monroe Important Details and Reminders – due Sept. 20

Maison Monroe Wrapping Paper Sale is in full swing! There are several important things to remember:

*Register your child at charlestonwrapstore.com to make sure they get credit for their online orders. Use school code 11831 to give the school credit or receive a specific code for your child when they register to give them …

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Newcomers Party – Sept. 26

The Newcomers Committee invites all families new to Monroe this year to an adult only cocktail party on September 26th from 7 pm to 10 pm at Salt Creek Club.  Invitations were sent out via email.  If you are a new family and did not get an invitation, please email us at newcomers@monroeschoolpto.com.  We look …

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Join the Grants Committee!

Thanks to all who came out on Thursday to support the wonderful PTO Grants program!  If you were unable to attend but would still like to join the committee, you can SIGN UP via the SUG or email grant@monroeschoolpto.comREAD ON for more information about this program!

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2019/20 Community Speaker Series

The Community Speaker Series, presented by D86 and D181, is excited to announce its 2019/20 season!

Dr. William Stixrud and Ned Johnson: The Self-Driven Child 

  • October 22, 2019, 9:30am – 11:00am
  • October 22, 2019, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Location: The Community House 

SCREENAGERS Next Chapter: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience

Documentary Film and Discussion …

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Sign Up for The Language Labs at Monroe

Did you know Monroe offers language classes?  FIND OUT more!

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Join the Apache/Yurok Guide Tribe for Monroe School! K-5th Grade

Who wants to create memorable times between father & son?

The motto of the Indian Guides is “Pals Forever”.  For over seventy years, this father-son program has been based upon qualities of Native American culture with a focus on the importance of togetherness, community & family.  It is through the participation and time spent together …

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Be Kind This Week!

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One Book One School Reading Schedule

We’re excited to be reading “A Whole New Ballgame” for Monroe’s One Book One School this year.

Follow the SCHEDULE and read along at home!

Books were sent home with the youngest child in the family this week (or picked up at Curriculum Night). If your family did not receive a copy, please email …

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Volunteering in the Library

The library is up and running with some amazing programming. We are looking for some dedicated volunteers to help in the day to day operations of processing new books, help students during checkout, and shelve the returned books. If you have an interest in learning more about the iPads or are willing to learn a …

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Safety Reminders

 

Drop-off has been going well when everyone is patient. The picture below was taken at 8:35AM on a rainy morning.  Just 5 minutes earlier the street was packed. Here are some additional reminders for drop-off and pickup:

  1. Thank you for using your blinkers at drop off and pickup! This makes the car lines …

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Note From The Nurse

Welcome Back Monroe Families!

I hope you had a great summer.  I have a few notes for the start of the school year:

With the opportunities to travel and spend time with friends this summer, please remember to check your children for the possibility of lice.   Parents should examine their child’s head if the …

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2019-2020 School Year

Welcome back to all the students, teachers, administrators and support staff, parents and friends who make Monroe a wonderful place to learn and grow! We’re happy you’re here!

Our SELAS theme this year is “Be Kind.” There are so many engaging ways to include this in our learning community both in and out …

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BE KIND THEME AND RESOURCE FOR PARENTS

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” Greek Writer of Fables, Aesop.

I’m so excited about our Be Kind theme this year. We’ll be integrating this message into our assemblies, reading buddy activities, and lessons as much as possible this year. Our One Book, One School selection that we’ll announce at …

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