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Monroe Public Schools: Monroe, Washington 98272

Updated as of noon April 24

All returned to normal at lunch time today at Fryelands Elementary. As a precaution the school was in modified lockdown earlier in the day although police found no one this morning after it was reported that two men in the city park had guns.

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Oklahoma

  • OOOOO Oklahoma on stage - Monroe High Drama students will present the 1955 Rodgers and Hammerstein classic story "Oklahoma" beginning Friday, April 25. (above) The attention of Monroe High senior Carigan Donnelly, playing Ado Annie, is torn between Ali Hakim, played by junior Sam Burke, and Will Parker, played by MHS sophomore Cameron Lee. Oklahoma tells the tale of two young cowboys vying with an evil ranch hand and a traveling peddler for the hearts of the women the cowboys love with lots of song, dance and good ‘ole fashioned entertainment. The curtain rises at 7 p.m. and performances continue April 26, May 1, 2 and close on Saturday, May 3. Tickets are sold at the door - $12 for adults, $8 for seniors citizens and students with ASB cards and tickets are $5 for youth younger than age 12.
  • MHS and Maltby win state learning achievement awards - Congratulations to students and staff at Monroe High School and Maltby Elementary School for earning Washington Achievement Awards from state education leaders. Maltby is honored for student achievement in math and Monroe High for being in the top 10% of schools in the state where all students are making exceptional progress. Go Mustangs and Bearcats!
  • Measurement of Student Progress begins - Students in grades 3-8 will begin the annual state assessments on April 23. Check with your child's teacher for specific testing schedules. Remember - test scores are not a perfect measure of what a child can do - but tests are important. The ability to do well on tests can help throughout your child’s life whether it’s obtaining a driver’s license or landing a job. Families can help students be successful by ensuring youth get plenty of rest, eat a nutritious breakfast, start the day with a positive word, and promote a positive attitude. Together, families and their partners at school can help all students be successful in school, work and as this country’s future leaders.
  • MHS juniors to test new assessments - Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) Field Test will occur at MHS from April 14 – April 25 in all 11th grade English classes. This is a ‘trial run’ of the new assessment to help ensure the new assessments are valid, reliable, and fair for all students. The Field Test offers students and our school the opportunity to experience the online testing environment that will mirror the actual testing environment. No individual student results will be returned. MHS is part of over five million students in 23 states "testing the test".
  • Much in common - It is an honor to be your educational partner. We have much in common helping all students achieve success - in school and after graduation whether they select college/other training or start a career. To be successful partners we need to share information so please let us know your questions and comments.

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Volunteer Opportunities: Many opportunities are available to become involved. Monroe Public Schools pride themselves on keeping children and volunteers in our schools safe. For the safety of the volunteers and our students, volunteers are required to fill out a volunteer packet each year.

Applications are available in English and Spanish and can be obtained from your neighborhood school or the Monroe Public Schools Administration Building, 200 East Fremont in downtown Monroe. For more information contact the Communications Office at 360.804.2503. This includes the Washington State Patrol Criminal History Background Check form.

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VISION

Monroe Public Schools provides an outstanding education that results in all students having a passion for learning.
Adopted by Monroe Public Schools Board of Directors on August 10, 2009

MISSION

To fulfill our vision, the Monroe Public Schools will provide a safe, nurturing learning environment with a highly qualified, effective staff; promote active, engaging instruction for all students; and partner with families and community support agencies in order to ensure a learning community that practices shared leadership, embraces diversity and demonstrates a belief that each child can succeed.

Adopted by Monroe Public Schools Board of Directors on December 14, 2009

AREAS OF STRATEGIC FOCUS

• Increase Academic Rigor of Programs

• Develop a Comprehensive Assessment Program

• Advance the Capacity of the Organization to Learn and Improve

• Close the Achievement Gap for Underrepresented Groups by Improving
Systems of Support for Students Struggling Academically and Socially

• Expand Opportunities for Students to Participate in Enrichment and
Remediation Activities

• Rebuild District Operations and Infrastructure to Support Student Learning

• Build Access to Appropriate Technology and its Integration in the Learning Environment

• Enhance School Safety and Climate

• Expand Community Connections Through Communications and Meaningful Involvement
Adopted by Monroe Public Schools Board of Directors on January 14, 2008

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Welcome to our Community Notices webpage. This page is designed to help families have the information they need when they need it. I don’t know about you but there have been many times I saved a flyer to refer to later but then never could remember where I put it. Hopefully this new process will help.

Our school newsletters will highlight new postings twice a month. Our goal is to refresh this page at the start of each month and then again in the middle of the month. This is definitely a work in progress so please let us know your suggestions for improvement.

If your organization is interested in taking advantage of this new process, please complete the Request for Distribution form and return it to the Superintendent’s Office.
By email to MooreB@monroe.wednet.edu
By fax to 360.804.2529
By mail to Superintendent’s Office, Monroe Public Schools Administration Building, 200 East Fremont, Monroe WA 98272
Or in person.

Questions? – contact Barb Moore by email or by telephone 360.804.2502.

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