“President’s Award” Board Scholarship

The President’s Award honors a Monroe High School graduating senior(s) who has shown outstanding character and leadership while attending school.  The student(s) has effectively used his or her time and skills to benefit the community and school.   A scholarship in the amount of $500 will be awarded to assist with future educational expenses, and an honorary plaque will be displayed in the main street lobby of the high school.  
To be eligible, a nominee must meet the following criteria:
• MLS district Senior who attends Monroe High school, Greentree Academy, or Butler Tech
• Minimum GPA of 2.75
• Desire to continue education after high school.
The applicant must be nominated by another individual who feels the applicant’s strength of character and leadership are an inspiration.  While academic standards are required, equal weight will be given to community involvement, personal accomplishments, and employment history if applicable.   Read more »

Special School Board Meeting

12/03/2007 7:00 pm
The Monroe Local Schools Board of Education will hold a special meeting on Monday, December 3, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Office.  The purpose of this meeting is to vote on a Resolution of Necessity for an Operating Levy and a Resolution creating a community reinvestment area of Real Property.

Elam Plans to Retire at the End of the Year

Arnie Elam, Superintendent of the Monroe Local School District, has announced his retirement, effective December 31. Mr. Elam has been Superintendent since the official start of the district in 2000.

Mr. Elam not only put a district together from sratch, but has taken our schools from Academic Watch to Effective and Excellent in the school ratings, while putting together a first class campus for our students, and coping with one of the fastest growing student populations in the state. Read more »

Board Names Kelley Thorpe New Treasurer

The Monroe School Board has selected Kelley Thorpe as the Monroe Local School District’s new treasurer from among 10 applicants for the position. Her two-year contract, which begins on July 1 carries a $62,500 per year salary.
Mrs. Thorpe has been working as an intern in the treasurer’s office since January, and has been preparing reports and making presentations to the board related to the district’s finances.

Board Meeting Change

The Monroe Local Schools Board of Education will hold a work session on April 17, 2007 at 6:00 p.m. in the Monroe Board Office. The purpose of this work session is to discuss the treasurer search.

Also, the board meeting scheduled for April 16, 2007 has been changed to April 23, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. in the elementary cafeteria.