News

Officer Springer Says Goodbye

After serving over six years as the Student Resource Officer (SRO) for the Monroe School District, Officer Justin Springer is moving on to a new position within the Monroe Police Department.

MHS Ranks as a Top High School

Monroe High School has been named as one of the 2019 "America's Best High Schools" as calculated by U.S. News & World Report.

Stephanie Penrod Named as the New Salem Woods Elementary Principal

We are pleased to announce that the interview process for the Principal of Salem Woods is complete and the position was offered to and accepted by Stephanie Penrod. Pending School Board approval on Monday, June 24, Penrod will join our team on July 1st.

Ana Apter Named as New Chain Lake Elementary Principal

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce that Ana Apter has been selected as the principal of Chain Lake Elementary. Pending school board approval on June 24, Apter will take on this new role beginning July 1, 2019.

Free Lunch for Kids all Summer

All youth through age 18 are welcome to eat a free lunch from 12:00-12:45 Monday through Friday from June 26-August 28 (no service on July 4) in the Frank Wagner Elementary gym.

Changes in Law to MMR Vaccination Exemptions

As of July 28, 2019, a new state law removes the personal and philosophical option to exempt children from the MMR vaccine required for school and child care attendance. Medical and religious exemptions are not affected by this new law.

Congratulations to our 2019 Retirees!

Twenty-five Monroe School District retirees were honored at last night's School Board meeting. These dedicated employees have served a whopping 520 years combined in the Monroe School District! As their final school year with us comes to a close, we wish them all well as they embark on new adventures.

Update on the MHS Move to an Eight Period Block Schedule

In order to provide students the opportunity to take a wider variety of courses, and support them in meeting increased credit requirements for graduation, Monroe High School will be shifting to an alternating 8-period block schedule beginning in the 2019-20 school year. Monroe High School staff, district leadership, the Board of Directors and the Monroe Education Association are all in agreement that an alternating 8-period block schedule will greatly benefit Monroe High School students.