Category: PTO News

Kindergarten and New Family Registration-Begins Monday, February 8th

New Family and Kindergarten registration will open online on Monday, February 8th.

CLICK HERE for registration information!

Save the Date – Current Student Registration will open on April 12th!

If you have any questions please contact the office at 630-861-4200.

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The Yuck Show- Relive the Fun!

Relive all the the fun, this week only!

Thank you to all of the students and school staff who participated in Monroe’s kick-off event for our Season of S.T.E.A.M. – The Yuck Show! It was so amazing to see your smiling faces, and hear your excitement while both seeing and working with science!

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Help Stock the Teachers’ Lounge!

The Monroe teachers and staff are so grateful for their lounge being stocked with beverages and snacks! Please help us continue stocking the lounge for the remainder of the school year by signing up for the months of February-June.

Please drop off items for February donations on Tuesday, February 2nd. Donations can be dropped …

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Mustang RoundUp!

This week we’re ’rounding up’ some fun facts about our incredible 5th grade team – Mrs. Durkin, Mr. Oldenburg and Mr. Taylor!

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Monroe Season of S.T.E.A.M.!

The Monroe PTO is excited to bring you and your children a fun opportunity to participate in our “Season of Science” program. Over the next month we will be offering virtual and take-home activities that will be a great way for your kids to have fun with S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math)!

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General PTO Meeting Follow-Up

Thank you to all who participated in our 2nd General PTO Meeting on January 20th.  If you were unable to attend, but wish to see what you missed, please email president@monroeschoolpto.com and we’ll send you a link to a recording of the meeting.

 

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Registration is OPEN for Young Writers Night

There’s still time to register for D181 Foundation’s “Young Writer’s Night – The 2020 Project”.

Instead of a one-night program, they are offering interested 3rd – 8th grade students an opportunity to write something that captures their thoughts, feelings and experiences from 2020. The pieces will be compiled into a commemorative hardcover book.

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Need a break from the winter blues?

Who wants more screen time?  Snow-body! Next week, the PTO will be sending home a bag of goodies to encourage kids to get outside and have some fun. There will be activity ideas and supplies provided for each family. Remote families will receive information on how to collect their kits. Email pictures of the winter …

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Virtual Author Events

Having authors come to Monroe to speak to the students is one of my favorite things about school. Obviously we cannot do that this year, but I do want to share with you some Virtual Author Event Opportunities. I will be posting them to your child’s Seesaw or Google Classroom this week. Every event has …

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Community House E-Learning Program

The Community House continues to offer its structured Half-Day E-Learning Program.  Beginning January 25th, they plan to provide transportation to and from one D181 school.  There will be limited spots and limited schools available. Please email Taylor Enger, Recreation Supervisor, at The Community House by 12:00pm January 20th with your child’s school and if they are in …

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D181 Foundation Young Writers Night

The District 181 Foundation is reimagining Young Writers Night and embarking on a special program called “Young Writers Night – The 2020 Project.”

Instead of a one-night program, they are offering interested 3rd – 8th grade students an opportunity to write something that captures their thoughts, feelings and experiences from 2020. The pieces will be compiled into a commemorative hardcover book.

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Community Speaker Series – 2/10

Presented by The Community Speaker Series, D181 and D86

Madeline Levine, Ph.D. Preparing Our Kids to Thrive in an Uncertain and Rapidly Changing World

In the wake of uncertainty and rapid change, many adults are doubling down on the pressure-filled parenting style that pushes children to excel. Dr. Levine identifies the skills that children need …

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