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Stock the Lounge for Monroe Staff Members!

10/1/2023 12:08 am

The PTO Staff Appreciation Committee will once again be organizing the Stock the Lounge Drive so our teachers can enjoy drinks and snacks through out the day! 

October will be stocked by 5th grader parents, November by 4th grade, December by 3rd grade and so on. 

Look for the Sign Up Genius from your room parents and sign up to drop your item off in the Monroe School Office. 

Thank you parents for showing our teachers and staff how much they are appreciated!

Save the Date

9/23/2023 11:34 pm

Friday, Sept. 29

  • Birthday Lunch (August and September birthdays)
  • Pajama Day

Sunday, Oct. 1

  • Hinsdale Rotary Run

Wednesday, Oct. 4

  • Charleston Wrap sale ends

Monday, Oct. 9

  • No School (Indigenous People's Day)

Friday, Oct. 13

  • Monroe Cafe

School-wide Spirit Day on 9/29 - PAJAMA DAY!

9/23/2023 11:33 pm

Celebrate the official start of Fall and cozy up for the first family-sponsored Spirit Day of the year. Send your kids to school next Friday in their favorite PJ's for a school-wide Pajama Day sponsored by the Pequet family.

You can get in on the fun by sponsoring a spirit day too. One family, or a group of families, can sponsor one spirit day each month to raise money for the Monroe PTO. Families will be recognized on morning announcements, social media and Mustang Minutes. 

Click HERE to host a spirit day and support Monroe School!

Last call for autographed books by Patricia Wrede - Due Now

9/23/2023 11:33 pm

New York Times Best selling author, Patricia C. Wrede, came to Monroe to speak to our 3rd-5th graders last week.

Her new fantasy is titled, "The Dark Lord's Daughter." Is Kayla destined for darkness or can she be a new kind of Dark Lady?

These author visits are free to our school for hosting a book fair. However, there is a minimum purchase of 30 books. If sales are not met, the library must pay for the additional cost. We are just shy of our goal. We only need 14 more orders.

Please consider supporting your child's love of reading and Monroe's library by purchasing a personal copy of the book HERE.

The D181 Foundation SELAS Sticker Contest - Due 9/29

9/23/2023 11:32 pm

Calling all artists! 

Please help The D181 Foundation create water bottle stickers that celebrate the District's monthly SELAS program. 

See the flyer for more details. 

Check out out the Foundation's Sticker Art Contest webpage to submit your artwork!

Charleston Wrap Sale is Open! - Sale ends 10/4

9/23/2023 11:31 pm

Order holiday/birthday/occasional wrapping paper, ribbons, gift bags, home goods, candles, and more! 

Click HERE to register your child, select his/her teacher, and get shopping! 

Use Monroe's code: 11831 to log in. Thank you for supporting the Monroe PTO!

Questions? Email

Help Monroe Win - Rotary Run, 10/1

9/23/2023 11:31 pm

We need a parent or older sibling volunteer to participate in the Rotary Run Mascot Race dressed as Miles the Mustang!! The mascot race will include all of the D181 school mascots and is a great way to show Monroe pride! Without a volunteer Monroe will have to sit this race out!

Please contact if you (or someone you love) can volunteer!!

2023-2024 Student Council

9/23/2023 11:30 pm

We are excited to announce that student council is starting up for the 2023 school year! Calling all 3rd, 4th and 5th grade students to participate! 

Your homeroom teacher will be sending home an informational flyer.

The club will meet on Thursday mornings from @8:00-8:30am, once a month as a member and twice a month if you are elected as a board member. If you are interested please start preparing a speech to present to your homeroom classroom!

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Partyka & Miss. Hayes.

Sign-Up Now Available for Kids Care Club (grades 3-5)!

9/23/2023 11:30 pm

Monroe's new student club - Kids Care Club - is now available for sign up for grades 3rd through 5th! 

The KCC's goal is to teach compassion through philanthropy and to instill a passion for helping others. We will focus on service projects and fundraising needs both within our community and beyond. Students will learn about the various initiatives we will support and will be actively involved in service projects and raising funds. 

Meetings will be held periodically (no more than once per month) at Monroe from 8:00am - 8:30am. 

Please sign up HERE - space is limited! 

If you have any questions, please reach out to Liz Schieber or Emily Blasko at

Buy your Raffle Tickets TODAY for Fun School Experiences

9/23/2023 11:29 pm

Get a ride to school on a Firetruck, lead the Halloween Parade, win a coveted RESERVED spot in the Madison Street car line and MORE! The following raffles for these fun school experiences will close on October 8th. CLICK HERE to get your raffle tickets today!

• Ride to School on a Firetruck
• Ride to School in a Police Car OR tour the Hinsdale Police Station**
• Halloween Line Leaders (2 winners)
• Reserved Madison St. Parking Spot (full 2023-24 school year)

Raffles for other school experiences will remain open or be added throughout the year and are available for purchase through the Fundraiser section of Membership Toolkit. Enter to win as many raffles as you wish, as many times as you wish! Each ticket is $10. 100% of proceeds benefit Monroe PTO.

**Must be 8 years old to ride in the Police Car. Alternative prize includes a private tour of the Hinsdale Police department for your child and a small group of friends.