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December 1st, 2021

Monroe Families,

December greetings to you and your families! During this special time of the year, we wish you all the absolute best as we fast approach the start of a New Year. As you know, this is a busy time of the year and we hope that the below update will be of assistance across the coming weeks.

As we seek to celebrate over this holiday season, please know that we are grateful for you and your family. It is an honor to serve you and your family. We wish you time for friends, family, and yourself over the coming weeks.

Please keep reading below for additional updates.

Important Upcoming Dates:


  • Thursday, December 9th - Multilingual Connection Night at 6:00pm (see below information)
  • Friday, December 17th - 12:20pm Early Dismissal (Winter Break)
  • December 20th thru December 31st - No School (Winter Break)


  • Monday, January 3rd - School Resumes (Normal Schedule)
  • Thursday, January 13th - PTA Meeting (6:30pm)
  • Monday, January 17th - Martin Luther King, Jr. (No School)
  • Wednesday, January 19th - Monroe Skate Night (PTA Event at 6:30pm)
  • Monday, January 31st - Teacher Work Day (No School)

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This December, we are thrilled to welcome Monroe Families for our first Multilingual Connection Night. This family-friendly evening has been designed to connect as a school community through food (pizza dinner provided), fun (child friendly activities), and connection (opportunities for parents/guardians to connect).

Please see the below details and the attached, RSVP flier. Please return this RSVP to our school so that we can appropriately plan to host.

Multilingual Connection Night

  • When: Thursday, December 9th
  • Time: 6:00pm
  • Location: Monroe Elementary (in our cafeteria)
  • Note: Please complete the attached RSVP form and return it to our school

We look forward to seeing you and your family on the evening of December 9th for our first, Multilingual Connection Night!

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We are thrilled to welcome Transitional Kindergarten back to our Monroe campus. This program is free and available as an option for any/all families with children entering kindergarten next year (fall 2022).

Our class will be located here, on campus, next door to our kindergarten program. Our Transitional Kindergarten program is specifically designed to prepare students for success in kindergarten through focusing on foundational academic, social, and self-help skills. Entering students will be screened during the months of December and January and may qualify based on need (registration form)

Our Transitional Kindergarten class will start on Tuesday, February 1st and will run through the last day of school, which is currently June 22, 2022.

To be eligible for Transitional Kindergarten, children must:

  • be 5 years old by August 31, 2022
  • live within the boundaries of Everett Public Schools
  • not be currently enrolled in an early learning program
  • demonstrate academic and/or social-emotional needs through a screening process

For additional information pertaining to this fantastic class (including registration information), please click here for access to our Monroe webpage.

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We are thrilled to announce that volunteers will be welcomed back into our Everett Public Schools, beginning next week, December 6th. All school-based volunteers will need to satisfy all of the background information including showing proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

The background process is facilitated by our district and information, including the vaccination verification process, is available through our EPS website, under the Parents tab (link).

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Each month, our Everett Public Schools send a newsletter to all of our families with information pertaining to all of our schools/programs. The December version of our newsletter is attached for your consideration. In this month’s newsletter, you will find updates on each of the below topics.

  • Parent University
  • Everett Public Schools Replacement Levies
  • Attendance Reminders
  • Weather Related Delayed Starts or Closed School Information
  • Our Everett Public School Board's Board of Distinction Recognition
  • Volunteering in Schools
  • Family Resource Pages and more!
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Below is a snapshot of our Lost & Found as of this afternoon. Just a quick reminder that we will be rolling our Lost & Found out for dismissal each Friday. In addition, students walk past the Lost & Found several times each day and are prompted to spot any lost sweatshirts, jackets, and/or other belongings.
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Thank you all for your time in reading through this update. We wish you a warm, festive holiday season!


Tyler & Catarino

Principal & Assistant Principal

Monroe Elementary School

tream@everettsd.org - crodriguez@everettsd.org

Phone: 425-385-7300

Fax 425-385-7302 Fax

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