Eagle Extra!

Monroe February Newsletter


District 200 has invested in a service to further support a culture of well-being for students, families and staff. ReferralGPS is a service that provides assistance in finding local mental health and substance abuse related treatment resources. This service compliments the district's existing systems of support as a tool for Student Services Teams and families to connect with treatment. Along with a searchable database of treatment options, ReferralGPS provides Care Navigation to assist families in triage and appointment setting. School district families and staff may access ReferralGPS in two ways:

  1. Contact a member of our Student Services Team (social workers, psychologists, counselors) to seek out treatment options

  2. Visit this link at https://referralgps.com/find-help/CUSD200 to search for treatment resources or connect with a Care Navigator anonymously

The platform has the ability to filter by mental health concern, clinician gender/specialty, location, and insurance acceptance. The service is available for all types of private and public insurance options including PPO, HMO, Medicaid, and families that are uninsured or underinsured. ReferralGPS is available for use by district students, families and staff at no cost. All information entered on the ReferralGPS tool is completely confidential and securely stored. Please note, this service is an optional resource available by choice and is not mandatory in any way. If you are interested in seeking counseling-related services at this time, please consider reaching out to the Student Services Team or visiting https://referralgps.com/find-help/CUSD200.


February 2nd - 8th grade Band Step Up Performance at WNHS, 7:00 pm

February 10th - WNHS Counselors here for 8th to 9th grade registration

February 20th- President's Day- No School

February 25th - Solo & Ensemble at Avery Coonley School for selected Band, Orchestra, & Choir students

February 28th - Mosaic Concert for 6th grade Band, Orchestra and Choir, 7:00 pm

Click below for updated sports schedules



Get into The Swing of Things with the jazz bands of Wheaton North High School. This annual swing dance keeps WNHS jumping with three hours of jazz and swing music performed by the student musicians at Wheaton North and jazz bands from Franklin and Monroe Middle Schools. Proceeds from the night benefit the entire band program.

The evening includes swing dance lessons, a raffle, and an online auction. Light refreshments will also be served.

Click on the link below to find out more about The Swing of Things and to purchase tickets.



The deadline for submitting a photo and message to the yearbook for your 8th grade student is March 10th. Submissions are $20. Please email Julianne.Whelton@cusd200.org with any questions.


Please join us on Wednesday, February 15th at Steamboat BBQ, 322 E. Geneva Road for Cooks Night Off. Be sure to mention Monroe Middle School.


About the Event:
Each department within Monroe nominates an 8th grade student who most clearly exhibits
the six principles of the Medal of Honor: Courage, Sacrifice, Patriotism, Citizenship, and In-
tegrity. Students who are nominated should also have a commitment for his/her academic
achievement, dedication to the school’s values and outstanding character.

The nominated students, in turn, select a teacher from Monroe Middle School who has
impacted them in a special way throughout their educational experience. The student
and parent(s), along with the chosen faculty member, will be honored during a dinner
at a banquet ceremony.

This dinner not only honors the students and their achievements, but also the teachers
and parents whose time and dedication have helped to shape these young men and

How You Can Participate:
Monroe Middle School invites community businesses, parents and teachers to have a hand in this distinguished celebration by becoming a sponsor of the event.

Premier Sponsorship $500
* Table sponsorship with logo recognition
* Two event tickets
* Acknowledgement with logo in Friday Focus on Learning
(e-newsletter distributed to 11,000+ residents)
* Acknowledgement with logo on Monroe School’s website
* Verbal recognition at event
* Acknowledgement with logo in event program

Red Sponsorship $250
* Table sponsorship with logo recognition
* Acknowledgement with logo in Friday Focus on Learning
(e-newsletter distributed to 11,000+ residents
* Acknowledgement with logo on Monroe School’s website
* Verbal recognition at event
* Acknowledgement with logo in event program

White Sponsorship $100
* Acknowledgement with logo in Friday Focus on Learning
(e-newsletter distributed to 11,000+ residents)
* Acknowledgement with logo on Monroe School’s website
* Acknowledgement with logo in event program

Blue Sponsorship $50
* Acknowledgement with logo on Monroe School’s website
* Acknowledgement with logo in event program

Friend Sponsorship $25
* Acknowledgement with logo in event program

Please join us in sustaining a meaningful tradition at Monroe Middle School and celebrating the students and faculty who make this school the wonderful place it is. When we work together to recognize achievement and character, our schools, our community, and our children all benefit.

For questions, please contact Anthony Crespo, Assistant Principal, at 630-682-2456 or anthony.crespo@cusd200.org.

If you can and are willing to donate, please make your checks payable to Monroe Middle School and send it to:

Monroe Middle School
Attn: Anthony Crespo
1855 Manchester Road
Wheaton, Illinois 60187

“The Eagle Honor Dinner is a memorable event that brings students, families, and staff together to celebrate each other! I enjoy seeing the pride parents have for their child and the smiles on the faces of our students who are grateful to be recognized for their accomplishments. It is a special moment for everyone involved! ”
Tamy Scioli
8th Grade ELA Teacher

“The Eagle Honor ceremony has been an outstanding way to recognize those students and staff who have made a lasting impact on others. It has provided a unique opportunity to bring together stakeholders throughout the community and allows relationships to be developed in ways that the traditional school setting does not allow for. ”
Joseph Drover
Social Studies Teacher

“What an incredible night! The Eagle Honor Dinner was a celebration of students and faculty!”

Dr. Charlie Kyle
Assistant Superintendent


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Sports physicals:

1. Parents if you are getting sports physicals for your student for upcoming tryouts, please

send them to the athletic director, Mike McCormack. We do not keep copies of sports

physicals in their health file. (michael.mccormack@cusd200.org)

2. Sports physicals are only active for 13 months, so please check with Mr. McCormack to

see if your previous physical is still active.

3. 8th grade students: If you get a physical in 8th grade on the regular state form, not the

IHSA form, this can count for your 9th grade physical. The health office will need a

copy of that physical form, so we can keep it in their health file and notify the high

school. We will then give it to Mr. McCormack.

Please remember to call the attendance line when your child is absent and leave a specific

reason for the absence including their symptoms. The health department continues to track data on influenza and covid like symptoms.

Thank you,

Please call or email us with any questions monroehealthoffice@cusd200.org

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