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Impact of Absences on Learning

We understand that from time to time, emergencies and illnesses occur. For these reasons, students must be absent. Perhaps there are other types of absences that could be avoided entirely. In December, the CA Dept of Education released our schools report card, and when our students did exceeding well in both language arts and mathematics. Monroe received the second to the lowest score on attendance, a score that is much lower than the state average. Absences impact learning and funding. Unless it's for an emergency or for illness, we ask that you bring your child to school each day.

Entendemos que de vez en cuando ocurren emergencias y enfermedades, y por estas razones los estudiantes deben estar ausentes, tal vez hay otros tipos de ausencias que podrían evitarse por completo. En diciembre, el Departamento de Educación de California publicó el boletín de calificaciones de nuestras escuelas, y nuestros estudiantes sobresalieron en los resultados académicos en artes del lenguaje y en matemáticas, Desafortunadamente, Monroe recibió el segundo puntaje más bajo en asistencia a la escuela, y este promedio es sumamente mucho más bajo que el promedio estatal. Las ausencias impactan el aprendizaje y el presupuesto de la escuela. A menos que sea por una emergencia o por enfermedad, le pedimos que traiga a su hijo a la escuela todos los días.
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Use of Technology Off Campus

Dear Mighty Monroe Families,

Although the invention of technology has spurred ingenuity, led to global communication, and changed the way that people interact with the world, it has also created some challenges and risks for children who use these communication devices. Over the past 3 years, I’ve seen an increase in the use of technology and exposure to inappropriate content during non-school hours. Many times, these online exchanges lead to disruptions of school activities, student conflict, and emotional distress.

If your child has a device--phone, tablet, laptop, video game console (PS4), X-Box, or any other communication device connected to the world-wide-web, I urge you to limit their screen time and to regularly monitor their content and the nature of their usage. Below is a helpful resource for parents.

https://www.netsmartz.org/TrendsandTopics

Dr. Jarvis, Principal
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Clifton Arts Parent Meeting: 6 PM on Monday, March 2 in Room 6.

A Message from Clifton Middle School:

Clifton is in the process of developing an Arts Academy. Clifton administrator would like to invite incoming 6th-grade parents to gather their input and participation at our next parent meeting. If you are a parent of a current 5th grader who will be routed to Clifton for middle school, please attend the following meeting:

Clifton Arts Parent Meeting
Monday, March 2nd
6:00 p.m.
Room 6 (In the main hall)
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Saturday School: 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon on February 29 at Wild Rose Elementary.

Did you know your child can make up a day of school attendance by attending one of our Saturday school sessions? Your child can qualify for perfect attendance by clearing their absences. We have a Saturday School session coming up February 29th at Wild Rose Elementary from 8:00 AMto 12:00 noon. Lunch is provided. If interested, please call the school office to sign up or return the flier sent home in the Wednesday folder.

¿Sabía que su hijo puede recuperar el día de asistencia escolar asistiendo a una de nuestras sesiones escolares los sábados? Su hijo puede calificar para asistencia perfecta borrando sus ausencias. Tenemos una sesión de escuela el sábado 29 de febrero en Wild Rose Elementary de 8:00 am a 12:00 mediodía, se proporciona el almuerzo. Si está interesado, llame a la oficina de la escuela para inscribirse o devolver el volante envió una casa en la carpeta del miércoles.
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LCAP Community Input Meetings at the MUSD Office.

On behalf of the Monrovia Unified School District, all parents are invited to:

LCAP Community Forum (for input)
February 24 at 7:00 PM
February 25 at 6:00 PM
In the District Office Board Room
Spanish translation available at both meetings

De parte de el distrito de Monrovia, los invitamos a:
Junta de LCAP
24 de Febrero a las 7 PM
25 de Febrero a las 6 PM
En el Distrito
Interpretacion en espanol
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Free ELPAC Bootcamp for English Language Learner: 3 PM to 4 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning Feb. 14 in Room 14.

If your child is classified as an English Language Learner, please come and join the ELPAC Bootcamp hosted by Monroe Elementary. Please click on the link for details.

It is recommended that families attend with their student, especially for the first Informational workshop, but the student can attend on their own as well.

If you have any questions, please contact our school Interventionist Ms. Conde, by calling the office at (626) 471-4314 or sending an email to sconde@monroviaschools.net.
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