Category: PTO News

Don’t Let Your Child Be the Missing “Link!”

Want your Mustang to appear in the yearbook? Then make sure you do these 3 things:

  1. Find the email from your room parent about submitting photos for the yearbook
  2. Click on the LINK to the shared folder for your child’s classroom to request access
  3. Upload photos of your darling son or daughter

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Parent Musician Volunteers Needed

Parent Musician Questionnaire

The K-5 Music Department is looking for parent musician volunteers to share music with our students that will be included in asynchronous music lessons. Participants would video record themselves sharing the role of music in their life and culture, including a performance. All music styles and cultures are invited to participate.

If interested, …

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#D181Healthy: Flu Vaccine

 

While it is not a part of the required list of vaccinations, the District is encouraging that students and district families receive the flu vaccine this year to help stop the spread of illness and extended absences as we are still under COVID-19 restrictions.

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Monroe Library Checkout

 

 

 

Even though things are different this year, your child is still able to check books out of the library at Monroe.

📚 Students in K-2 are choosing categories they are interested in reading about, with the ability to make special requests. 📚 Students in 3rd-5th are reserving titles they would like …

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Remote Student Book Check Out

Book checkout is available for all Remote families. Reserve your books online through our library system Atriuum by Tuesdays at 3 p.m. and pick up your books during school hours on Thursdays.

All pick up and drop off will be contactless. Your books will be labeled for pickup outside the office with a bin …

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Join the PTO Grants Committee!

This important committee reviews and approves teacher grant requests and is responsible for awarding up to $10,000 this year.  Make your voice heard!

Please email ptogrants@monroeschoolpto.com if interested.

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Box Tops for Education Mobile App

Download the BoxTops App and easily scan your grocery receipts or digital receipts if you shop online. The Box Top App makes it easy to earn money for Monroe school!

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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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Technology tips for kids!

Randy Wooten, District technology specialist, presented at the October 23rd PTO meeting. His presentation was about how to manage technology with our kids in this ever increasingly digital landscape in which we live.

View the presentation, including lots of resources, HERE.

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Celebrate with a Book!

Celebrate with a Book is back with a whole new look, but same great meaning!

Choose a special book from the library to celebrate your child’s achievement. Ideas include learning to read, extra time studying for a test, overcoming a fear, birthday, etc. We will take your child’s photo, send home their photo in a …

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