Scholastic Book Fair

Monroe Elementary School and Monroe Primary School will host a Scholastic Book Fair on March 31 – April 2.  Families and the community are invited to attend the Book Fair, featuring the theme: Lights! Camera! Book Fair!  A Family Night will be held at the elementary on Thursday, April 2 from 3:30-7:30 p.m.  The Primary will host a Family Night on March 31 from 4:00-7:30 p.m. and a Grandparent Event on April 1 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  The Book Fair will offer specially priced books and educational products.  Book Fair customers may help the school build classroom libraries and improve children’s reading skills by purchasing books through the “Classroom Wish List” and “One for Books” programs. 

Author Karma Wilson to Visit Elementary

Karma Wilson will visit Monroe Elementary on March 16 and Monroe Primary on March 17. Karma Wilson is a bestselling author who lives with her husband and three children in northern Idaho. Karma started writing for children at age 27 and three years later, after countless rejections, she was finally accepted by a book agent. Her first book, Bear Snores On, was released in 2002. Since then Karma has had more than 30 books accepted for publication. Her books include Bear Feels Scared, Bear Feels Sick, Bear’s New Friend, Bear Snores On, Bear Wants More, Bear Stays Up for Christmas, How to Bake an American Pie, Frog in the Bog, Whopper Cake, Animal Strike at the Zoo, It’s True!, and Moose Tracks. Karma will autograph books and a limited number of her books will be available for sale in each school’s media center. 

New School Hours Next Fall

New School Hours
Monroe Local Schools announces new start times for 2008/2009 school year for the Primary and the Elementary Schools.
Monroe Primary will have an arrival time of 8:40, a start time of 8:50 and a dismissal time of 3:35.
Monroe Elementary will have an arrival time of 8:25, a start time of 8:35 and a dismissal time of 3:20.
Monroe Junior/ Senior High will remain the same: arrival 7:20, start time of 7:30 and a dismissal time of 2:30.

Elementary Dates
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Elementary Band Blast

The Elementary is conducting its first Summer Band Blast for 5th and 6th grade band students June 23 – July 4. If parents are interested in having their child participate (students must have been in band this current school year), they can call the Elementary office at 539-8101 and ask for Cinda Pelfrey. Students will be learning marching skills, new music, ensemble playing skills and preparing to perform at the Community Park for Light Up the Sky. They will also be marching in the parade (not playing yet).

Reading Road Trip

03/13/2008 3:30 pm
03/13/2008 7:30 pm

PTO Family Night and Family Night at the Scholastic Book Fair

The evening's events will feature full-service shopping at the Scholastic Book Fair from 3:30 until 7:30pm. Parents, grandparents, families and friends are welcome to shop for books and gifts. Read more »

Saturday Safari at Monroe Elementary

03/08/2008 10:30 am
03/08/2008 12:30 pm
Saturday Safari on Saturday, March 8 will feature the Cincinnati Zoo. The program "Wildlife Comes to You" will be presented at 10:30 in the elementary media center. A zoo educator will bring four zoo animal ambassadors to Monroe Elementary. Children may enter a drawing for posters and books. Each child will also receive a bookmark. The spring book fair "Take a Reading Road Trip" will be open from 10:30 - 12:30 on Main Street. A Make-It, Take-It Science learning center will also be open on Main Street 11:30 - 12:30. Join us for a fun-filled Saturday morning!

2008 2nd Quarter Elementary Merit Roll (3.0-3.49)

Cedric Amaniampong
Gabriel Anderson
Aric Apple
Alexis Arnold
Kailee Artis
Kiah Artis
Megan Bailey
Andrew Baker
Cody Baker
Trevor Ballinger
Kayla Banks
Alexander Bannister
Justin Baughman
Kedzie Beeson
Alexandra Beyersdoerfer
Cameron Blair
Jessica Blair
Nolan Bolton
Electra Boone
Brianne Bowling
Seth Boyer
Levi Brewer
Logan Brewer
Chelsey Brown
Cortney Brown
Stephanie Burns
Dylan Campbell
Andrew Caron
Warren Center
Morgan Centers

2008 2nd Quarter Elementary Honor Roll (3.5-4.0)

Audrey Achor
Austin Achor
Kayla Alexander
Clay Alfrey
Wesley Amaniampong
Nicholas Amaya
Branson Andres
Ryan Arnold
Sage Auer
Blake Baker
Davis Baker
Delaney Barker
Trey Barnard
Kaleb Beattie
Edward Beck
Tyler Beckett
Katie Becraft
Logan Becraft
Jacob Begley
Tyler Begley
Samantha Blackburn
Kalle Blevins
Micayla Boyer
Kelsey Brafford
Joshua Braun
Israel Bravo
Velia Brock
Haylie Brown
Cody Burns
Tyler Burnside
Christopher Burson

Talking About the Weather...

Jeff Creighton from Channel 12 News spends the afternoon  with Monroe 4th graders to share with them all about weather and meteorology.

"Gifts from the Heart" Provides Food for Area Families

Monroe elementary students will be involved in a service project each month this year to help promote community service.

During December, students will be collecting food items for Monroe families in need.

“Gifts from the Heart” Food Drive is an annual event that is in its 6th year. Last year, we collected enough food for 45 families. Over 214 people benefited from this project. The elementary alone collected 1,927 items. The Jr. High and High School collected over $900.00 to purchase food gift cards and the tubs to hold the food. Read more »