Monroe High School
Welcome to Monroe High School - Home of the Bearcats!
A Tradition of Excellence for 100 Years
Parents and Families -
Parents and Families
The first half of the school year is behind us. Believe it or not, we are already making plans for the 2014-2015 school year. Be on the look-out for registration materials for next year’s classes and additional information regarding senior end of the year activities.
Still, there are plenty of activities we are looking forward to during the second semester. One of the most important events, 8th grade parent night is when we get to welcome the class of 2018 to MHS. The 8th grade students and their families will get important information regarding high school and meet a lot of our staff. Many of our programs will also have informational booths set-up to assist families in making registration decisions and create 4 year plans to maximize their high school experience.
In addition, SAT testing, EOC and HSPE testing and our spring musical “Oklahoma” are all just around the corner. I hope you will take a second to review the calendar of events on page 2. We hope that the sharing of these resources will strengthen the already strong relationship between our school, families and the community as a whole.
One issue that we always need additional parent support on is attendance. Maximum educational benefits occur for students only if they are regular in their attendance at school. Students are expected to accept the responsibility of being present at school. Students may not be able to attend after-school events if they are absent from school unless they are absent due to involvement with a school activity. Our goal is to assist every student in maximizing their potential and if they aren’t attending school we can’t help them succeed. I hope that with a new semester we will all focus our efforts on a new start and new opportunity.
Finally, I want to thank you all for your support throughout this first semester. I have had the pleasure of working with many of you on a variety of projects. It is an honor to work for a school and community with so many caring parents, staff members and community members. Thanks to all of you and your supportive efforts, Monroe High School continues to be a great place to educate children!
Traditions have great significance in our lives and often are tracked in history but sometimes what young people consider “traditions” may be be only recent events and confused as being related to our school. Some families assume that the school approves of these events which is not the case. Here are a few guidelines to determine if an event is school sponsored or approved.
- If the event starts late in the evening... it probably isn’t school related.
- If it is overnight & you haven’t signed a permission slip… it isn’t school related!
- If “kidnapping” is involved… it isn’t school related!
- If alcohol or drugs are present… it isn’t school related!
As always, when in doubt …. Call the main office with any questions (360)-804-4500.
Monroe High School
17001 Tester Road.
Monroe, WA 98272-2819
Toll Free: 1-800-282-7818
Counseling Fax: 360-804-4698
School Hours: 7:50 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.
John Lombardi, Principal
Erick Aulabaugh, Assistant Principal
Joe Delp, Assistant Principal
Judith Rosas, Assistant Principal
Melissa Davis, Principal’s Secretary
Mark Henderson, Dean of Students
Shelly Scanlan, Attendance Secretary
Kathy Ablutz, Athletic Secretary
Becky Brekke, Financial Secretary
Kathy Wallace, Discipline Secretary
Judi Berry, Registrar
Lisa Woodard, Counselor, serving students with last names A-La
Jane Stevens, Counselor, serving students with last names Le-Z
Tammy Amador, Counselor, serving students with last names 9th graders and students with bilingual families
Jill Vandemoortele, Counselor serving students with special needs
Beth Sabel, Counseling Secretary
Paula Alice, Nurse