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Skykomish Valley Indian Education Hosts Evening of Native Culture and Silent Auction

Skykomish Valley Indian Education families invite the community to join them for an Evening of Native Culture and Silent Auction at the Monroe High School Performing Arts Center, 17001 Tester Road, on Saturday, March 23rd. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. to browse the silent auction. Music and storytelling begins at 7 p.m. for this free, family friendly event with refreshments provided.

Innovative Google Summit Hosted by Monroe School District

For two days this August (22 & 23) Monroe High School will be filled with educators from across the region engaging in powerful learning as the Monroe School District hosts the 2019 Greater NE Seattle Google Summit.

Hidden River Students Leave a Mark on New Wing

During a quick break in the winter weather, students from Hidden River Middle School (HRMS) left their marks on the school expansion construction project in progress. Students rushed out before lunch to sign their names and draw pictures on a large beam that will become a permanent fixture in the framework of the new building.

MHS Future Bearcat Night & Parent Tours

All eighth grade students and their families are invited to attend Monroe High School's Future Bearcat Night on Monday, March 11 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This informational night is intended for all students who will be new to Monroe High School in the 2019-20 school year to learn all about MHS and meet representatives from different departments.

Hidden River Middle School Shifts Culture to Improve Every Student's Success

In addition to their recognition from from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent (OSPI) for the inclusion of special education students in the general education classroom, and being named a model Professional Learning Community (PLC) school by Solution Tree last year, the Hidden River staff are now being featured on the ReadyWA's website for their commitment to improving every student's success.

Rescheduled Opportunity for Transfer Bus Families to Share Input

Due to the weather-related cancellation of the February 11, 2019 School Board meeting where families who currently utilize our transfer bus services were invited to share how the discontinuation of transfer buses would impact their family, we have rescheduled the conversation to Monday, March 11, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.

When Will We Make up the Snow Days?

It is important to understand that our current school calendar was set in partnership with our labor unions through the collective bargaining process and approved by the School Board. Any changes to the current vacation dates (other than summer break) requires action from the School Board and approval from all of our labor unions. No changes will be made to the current calendar without taking these steps.

School Board to Host Second Community Conversation

The Monroe School District Board of Directors invites families and community members to engage in conversation in an effort to build meaningful partnerships between schools, families and community members. The format will be similar to the Superintendent Coffee Chats, an informal conversation that provides a time for families and community members to ask questions, offer feedback, and engage in dialogue directly with School Board Directors and the Superintendent.

What's Up With All of the Notifications?

When there's a school schedule delay or closure due to inclement weather, some families may receive numerous notifications via call, text and email. Many of these families have asked "Why do I get notified so many times?" and "How do I turn off the notifications?"