Classified Employee Appreciation Week, March 12-16, presents us with an opportunity to thank our incredible Classified Staff for the critical roles they play in the success of the district.
The School Program and Operations levy proposed to voters in a special February election has officially been certified by Snohomish County as passing with 53.64% of voters approving the measure. A huge thank you to our community for continuing to support our students!
A lockout was initiated at Frank Wagner, Leaders in Learning, Sky Valley Education Center, Park Place Middle School and Fryelands Elementary this morning when a student at Frank Wagner Elementary reported seeing a suspicious person in a parked car on their way to school and thought they saw a weapon. Police were notified immediately and all nearby schools went into an immediate lockout. Police arrived and after conducting an investigation confirmed that there was no threat to students.
Initial election results indicate our replacement of the expiring School Program and Operations levy will pass with over 53% of voters approving the measure.
The Monroe High School (MHS) Athletic Training program received a 1st Team Safe Sports School award by the National Athletic Trainers' Association. The Safe Sports School award champions safety and recognizes secondary schools that provide safe environments for student athletes. In addition, the award reinforces the importance of providing the best level of care, injury prevention and treatment to student athletic programs.
The 2018 National Signing Day resulted in seven Monroe High School's senior football players signing letters of intent to continue to play football in college. According to MHS Athletic Director, Mark Henderson, this is the most athletes from one team to commit to playing college athletics in the school's recent history.
January is School Board Recognition Month and the Monroe School District is joining districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools.
The Monroe School District Board of Directors unanimously approved a resolution to place a Replacement of Expiring School Program and Operations (SP&O) levy on the February 13, 2018 ballot.
After being elected as the newest School Board Director in November, Jerry Martin was officially sworn in by Monroe School District Superintendent, Dr. Fredrika Smith, at his first School Board meeting on Monday, December 11, 2017.
Kindergarten students at Chain Lake Elementary had the opportunity to learn about technology from Microsoft employees via the new classroom webcam. The webcams were installed with the large interactive display panels over the summer, thanks to the passage of the 2014 technology levy.