Puma News

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.

When Does School Start?

For now, parents should plan for school to start Wednesday, September 5. Sixth and ninth grade orientation is still planned take place on Tuesday, September 4 as scheduled.

School Board Appoints New Director

The Monroe School District Board of Directors has appointed Shawn Anderson as the new Director of District 1. The oath of office will be given to Shawn at the next regularly scheduled Board meeting on August 27th at 6:00 p.m.

School Supply Lists 2018-19

We welcome any and all supplies that families are able to provide each year. If you would like to help by sending supplies to school with your child(ren), the suggested school supply lists can be found here.

Portables Around Town

Some of our schools receiving modernization work will no longer have a need for some of their portables on campus. These portables are being temporarily stored throughout the district while prep work is happening at their future locations.

2018-19 Holidays and Breaks

The first/last days of school and all major breaks for the 2018-19 school year have been determined by a calendar committee and approved by the School Board.

Community Conversation

The Monroe School District Board of Directors will be having a discussion about the potential rezoning of Marshall Field and Memorial Stadium. Community members are invited to attend to ask questions and share opinions.

2018 Monroe School District Retirees

This year's seventeen retirees have worked for Monroe School District for a combined 378 years! We applaud their dedication and commitment and are so very grateful for their many years of service. Congratulations on your retirement!

2018 Free Summer Lunch

Thanks to the federally funded school lunch program, all youth through age 18 are welcome to eat a free lunch from 12:00-12:45 Monday through Friday all summer long (no service on July 4). Lunch is served in the Wagner Center gym located at 639 West Main Street in downtown Monroe.