Monroe Elementary

SUMMER 2016

About Us

Principal-Jeff Farley

Admin Assistant-Leia McGarvie

Counselor-David Grapp

Important Dates to Remember

May 27: Field Day

May 27: Spring Dance 6-8

May 30: Memorial Day-No School

June 1: Kindergarten Graduation 10:30KAM/2:30KPM

June 7: Closed for Summer

August 8: Open for '16-'17

COUNSELOR'S CORNER

Citizen of the Month: HONESTY

Hubbard (KAM): Andrew Nydegger

Hubbard (KPM): Sydell Owens

King: Alex Joslin

Baker: Ethan Kikku

Swenson: Nick Sasso

Harris: Noah Kuhl

Luckey: Eleanor Journee

Harrington: Gracie Dobbs

Fiderlick: Hayden Carr

Gary: Clay Bauer

Evans: Le War

Carter: Riley Broam & Jake Van Lith

Kramer: Ryder Terrell

Morgan: Grant Joslyn

Walker: Connor Richardson

LIBRARY NEWS

NOTE FROM MRS. KERBER

All library books are due the week of May 23rd. Any outstanding books will be marked LOST and a fine in amount of the replacement cost will be assessed. Report cards and Roaring Readers passes will be held until books are returned or the fines are paid.

PE NEWS

FIELD DAY MAY 27

Field Day Grades 1-3, KAM

Field day starts at 9:15 am

Volunteers for this session should come to the gym by 9:00 am to pick up equipment and have everything ready to go by start time.

Popsicles will be handed out at 10:30 am


Field Day Grades 4-6, KPM

Field day starts at 1:45 pm

Volunteers for this session should come to the gym by 1:30 pm to pick up equipment and have everything ready to go by start time.

Popsicles will be handed out at 3:00 pm

Mile Club

Monroe Elementary School walked a grand total of 8640 miles

That's walking from Monroe Elementary to Gulf Shores, Alabama and back Twice!!!!!! Click here to see


Swenson: 1085

Harris: 925

Baker: 780

Carter: 670

Luckey: 645

Gary: 605

Fiderlick: 560

Harrington: 505

King: 490

Walker: 490

Evans: 455

Monroe Staff: 455

Morgan: 385

Kramer: 360

Hubbard: 230


Students with 100 Miles

Ashley Boelens

Ashlyn Hallett

Coral Colwell

Gracie Dobbs

Griffin Hartman

Iver Iverson

Lucy Johnson

Molly Nielson

Noah Pedroza

Noah Rulon

Music Corner


Here is a small list of music opportunities in Boise this summer.

Search for other opportunities at local music stores, other school districts, YMCA and art organizations too!



Summer Music Opportunities for Elementary Band, Orchestra, and Choir. Choir involves grades 4-12.

Guitar is not taught during summer music.

Fourth graders can get a head start with band and orchestra instruments. Other grades can keep current skills active or learn a new instrument!

Check out Boiseschools.org. Click on Teaching and learning, programs, music, summer music registration form. Contact Music department at for further information.


Singers Boot Camp July 12-14 at Boise High 9:00-3:00 p.m. Separate Tracks for Middle school and elementary singers. $40 for workshops and camp T-shirt included. Possible scholarships available. More information at singersbootcamp.org.


Boise School of Rock: Sessions at Nampa, McCall, Stanley, and Boise just in case you go visit one of these cities. Something for ages 3 and up. http://www.boiserockschool.com/?page_id=2

Opera Idaho Two week summer music camp: http://operaidaho.org/childrens-programs/

Harmonica workshop at Yellow Pine The Idaho Harmonica Workshop (http://www.idahoharmonicaworkshop.org) will be held Wednesday and Thursday, August 3 and 4, 2016

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LOST AND FOUND

Remember to go through the Lost in Found

June 2 the Lost and Found will be picked up by Borah's Dance team to donate

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St Al's Capitol Classic- The DASH to the Capitol!

The more people that sign up the more money Monroe will receive. This year celebrates 34 years of this children's-only race

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Triathlon

Kids Earn a Free Book! Step 1.Fill out the Summer Reading Triathlon Reading Journal Step 2.Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store Step 3 Choose a FREE BOOK from our selection on the Reading Journal list at the store Enjoy reading

Reading Connection

Tips for Reading Success

Summer Reading Skills

Designed and taught by instructors from the institute of Reading Development Classes offered in Meridian, Boise and Nampa

Literacy in the Park

It includes a storytime, activities, and books to borrow from Little Libraries. Lunch served daily by Idaho Foodbank.

The Cabin Writing Camps

Ignite your child's love of writing. This summer, explore,create,and discover

Borah Basketball Lady Lions Summer Basketball Camp 2016

Please plan to register no later than the Friday prior to your camp.

Borah Basketball Lions Summer Basketball Camp 2016

The purpose of Lion basketball camp is to focus on individual drills and team concepts that are needed and used by the Borah Basketball program.

Which Helmet for Which Activity?

Click here for an answer to this and other questions

Camp Invention

Transform your summer from ordinary to extrordinary

Activity Guide Summer 2016

Boise Parks and Recreation: Youth, Teen, and Adult Recreation

Vellotti's Chess: School Summer 2016 programs

Also try Enchanted Chess free! enchantedchess.com

Summer Youth Sports Program

Sponsored by the department of kinesiology