Wildcat News

Carlos Elles Earns Community Partner Award

We are proud to announce that Monroe School District Hispanic Liaison Carlos Elles has been awarded the Washington Education Association (WEA) Human and Civil Rights Community Partner Award!

Hidden River Unveils New, Modern School Logo

Big changes are in the works at Hidden River Middle School! Not only is construction well underway to add considerably more square footage, a football field, a track and a new baseball/softball field, but the school just unveiled a new, modern school logo.

Transitioning from STAR to i-Ready

Many of our our schools have volunteered to pilot a new online diagnostic and instruction tool called i-Ready in grades K-8 this year. This tool is similar to the STAR online assessment tool we have used in past years and will be used to assess student learning in reading and math. We will be fully transitioning from STAR to i-Ready in the 2019-20 school year at all of our elementary and middle schools to better support students in meeting the Washington State Learning Standards.

When the Weather Outside is Frightful...

Learn how decisions are made to delay or close school when there is inclement weather and how we communicate any school schedule changes with families.

Highly Capable Program Referrals

Any student in grade K-11 may be referred by staff, family, community members or the students themselves to be screened for the Highly Capable Program. The nomination window is Oct 29th – Nov 9th

1976 Time Capsule Unveiled at Park Place

Unearthed during construction of the new Park Place Middle School, a 1976 Monroe High School time capsule was unveiled in front of the entire student body, staff and distinguished guests.

Superintendent's Chat

With a goal of fostering transparent, two-way communication, Superintendent of Monroe School District, Dr. Fredrika "Deka" Smith, extends an open invitation to families for a monthly "Superintendent's Chat." Family members are welcome to come ask questions, provide input and share viewpoints on district procedures, practices and policies.

The New PPMS is Officially Open and Worth the Wait

In the heart of downtown Monroe, hundreds of students, parents and community members gathered with staff to officially celebrate the grand opening of the modernized Park Place Middle School (PPMS) on Tuesday, September 4.