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6th Annual Gifts from the Heart

This year Monroe Local Schools Hosted their 6th annual "Gifts from the Heart' food drive. Each year the elementary students bring in specific items to donate, and the Jr. High and High School student collect money for the cause. Additionally, The Jr. High enrichment class completed a business project designed to raise funds for the "Gifts from the heart" program.

Meet the New Superintendent

Monroe Local Schools is proud to announce that Dr. Elizabeth Lolli of Barberton City Schools has been selected to be the new Superintendent for the district. It is with great pride that we welcome her to Monroe. Dr. Lolli started her educational career here at Monroe while doing her student teaching under the direction of Paul Bell in 1977-78. She has served as the Barberton City Schools Superintendent since the fall of 2003.

Walnuts too tough to crack

Thanksgiving brings thoughts of all the things to be thankful for. For the Hornets, that was a trip to the state semi finals despite opening the season 1-2. They were thankful for the 10 game winning streak that led them to the match up with Big Walnut the day after Thanksgiving, not to mention the 33 – 7 record of this Senior class. They were thankful to have 8 players including the co-offensive player and the defensive player of the year in the 2007 All-Southwest District Football Team. Read more »

Silver spoon offers little protection against Hornet Stings

The Braves of Indian Hill played host to the Monroe Hornets Friday night at Kings High School for the Division III regional playoffs. The Hornets won the coin toss and as usual deferred selection until the second half. The opening kickoff was fielded by #12 Danny Gill of the Braves and moved out to the 27 yard line. Eight plays later their drive stalled under tremendous pressure from the Hornets and they were forced to punt. Their punt, fielded by number 12 Jared Ferguson started our first drive at our own 5 yard line. Read more »

Monroe Hornet Community Pep Rally

11/15/2007 7:45 pm
11/15/2007 8:45 pm

When: Thursday Nov. 15th
Time: 7:45pm
Location: High School Gymnasium

Come out and show your support for the Varsity Hornet Football team, who is headed to the regional playoffs on Friday Nov.16th

Monroe Hornets
Indian Hill Braves
7:30 @ Kings High School Stadium

*Pre sale tickets can be purchased this week: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5:30-7:30pm. (On Main Street just outside the H.S. gymnasium) and on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday from 8:00 am.-3:00pm. in the H.S. Athletic Office. $6.00 pre-sale price and $8.00 at the gate. (Monroe receives 20% of the profits from pre-sale tickets only)

Holocaust Survivor to speak at Monroe

10/22/2007 7:00 pm
Holocaust survivor Conrad Weiner a local Holocaust survivor will speak to ANY/ALL interested community members, parents, Monroe staff members, and students at 7:00 pm in the Monroe Junior/Senior High Auditorium regarding his experiences as a prisoner during the Holocaust. Admission is free and there will be a reception following his presentation to allow any who are interested to meet Mr. Weiner. Junior high student council will be helping host this event.


Here’s Conrad’s bio information:

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Fifth Grade Students Benefit from Grants

The Fifth Grade students from Monroe Elementary will benefit from a grant that was received called a “Learning Links Grant” from the Cincinnati Foundation. In the amount of $1,000, to bring in author Shelley Pearsall, The author of Trouble Don’t Last. The Fifth grade students will be reading her book, , and Shelley Pearsall will discuss how she used primary source documents to write a chapter in the book. She will work with students in 4 sessions to introduce the concept of historical fiction writing and students will create a brief character sketch of their own. Read more »

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 »

New Staff at Monroe

08/24/2007 3:49 pm

Monroe Local Schools is buzzing with new staff this year. Monroe hired 39 new employees for 2007-2008 ; 20 classroom teachers, 5 Intervention specialists, 4 adminstrators,2 secretaries, 2 clinic aides, 2 paraprofessionals, 2 food service, 1 elementary, guidance counselor. Some of the positions were filled due to new sections of classes added, and some were replacement staff. The 5 new Administrators are; Elementary Assistant Principal- Jennifer Dennis who come from Edgewood City Schools. This is her first year as an Assistant Principal. Read more »