Congratulations to the 2018 graduates of our Community-Based education program: Chase Anderson, Austin Metcalf and Jacob Reely! Thank you to our community businesses for your partnership and hats off to the grads!
Beginning in the 2018-19 school year, Leaders in Learning High School will be located as a 'school within a school' on the Monroe High School campus. In addition to the standard suite of Leaders courses in the LILHS classrooms, Leaders students will have access to select MHS courses.
Leaders from the Washington State Office of the Superintendent for Public Instruction (OSPI) and other state directors from across the country spent a day in Monroe School District learning about how we are leading the way in providing equity for students with disabilities.
To ensure all students with unique needs have a positive and equitable educational experience, our teachers have begun implementing a collaborative teaching model in which the general education teacher and a specialist teacher plan lessons together and share in the teaching of the lesson to meet the needs of students with varying ability levels within one classroom.
After four years of hard work, a clear vision and an unwavering commitment to seeing every student succeed, the Hidden River Middle School staff has been honored with the title of a model Professional Learning Community (PLC) school by Solution Tree. Hidden River Middle School is one of only 34 middle schools nationwide to have earned this title.
Thanks to the Technology Levy passed by local voters in 2014, over 4,500 Chromebooks will be added to every elementary classroom and secondary content area where applicable.
A collaborative effort between many community members and school district personnel has resulted in a new vision that is both reflective of the community's values and the district's goals.