Park Place Middle School

PUMA PRINTS-November 18th

The Park Place Puma Way "Pride, Excellence, and Character"

UPCOMING EARLY DISMISSAL DAYS

THANKSGIVING BREAK

No school Thursday November 25th and Friday November 26th

THANK YOU MONROE POLICE AND FIRE


Police and Fire Appreciation Week

November 14th-20th

OCTOBER WINNERS

The following students were recognized for leading the PUMA WAY-Pride, Excellence and Character. Congratulations!


Christopher M. R

Alex M. S

David M.

Jackson G.

Ryder O.

Chloe W.

Scarlett F.

Arden V.

Marlow H.

Alexis (Lexi) W.

Carlos J. M

Nick P.

Emiko S.

Katelyn C.

Abhinav S.

Caleb C.

Melissa M.

Carson M.

Karim E.

Se Ri P.

August B.

Danny M.J

Kyla S.

principal chat

REMINDER: Virtual Principal Chat with Kristie Hilson

11/18/2021 6:00-7:00pm

Join the meeting here: https://monroe-wednet.zoom.us/j/82854723774


RECORDATORIO: Charla virtual mensual con la directora Kristie Hilson 11/18/2021 6:00-7:00pm

Acompáñenos a la reunión aquí: : https://monroe-wednet.zoom.us/j/82854723774

LAST REMINDER

Student Race & Ethnicity Data Collection


If there is no response before Thanksgiving break, schools are required to make the ethnicity and race selection for the student.


We ask that families please respond to the two questions in Family Access for each of their students currently enrolled.


Please see OSPI Observer Identification guidelines at https://www.k12.wa.us/sites/default/files/public/cedars/pubdocs/guidelinesobserveridentification-newethnicityracecodes.pdf


More information can be found on our website.

8TH GRADE HEALTH

The 8th grade human growth and sexuality units begin December 4th in health classes. Opt out forms need to be turned into Cheri Erickson at the District Office.

SPORTS

The sign up deadline for season one Winter sports: Girls Volleyball, Boys Basketball and Boys/Girls Soccer has now ended.


There will be information on signing up for next season Winter 2: Girls Basketball and Wresting soon.

highly capable

MSD Highly Capable Program Referral Window


Every fall, we start the process to identify new students to receive highly capable services. Any student in grade K, 1, 3, 5-11 with parent/guardian permission may be referred by staff, family, or community members. All 2nd and 4th graders are universally screened and therefore do NOT require a referral form. The nomination process for the Highly Capable Program opens on November 29th and closes on December 10th. When a referral is received, the screening process will be triggered to determine a student’s eligibility for highly capable services. The screening test will take place in February and the post-screening test will take place in March.


The Referral Form will be available in Skyward’s Family Access on November 29th. If you prefer paper copies, they can be found on our Highly Capable Program webpage.


For additional information, please visit our website: www.monroe.wednet.edu/academic-programs/highly-capable

MESSAGES FROM THE DISTRICT

Volunteers As we shared at the beginning of the school year, the decision to not permit volunteers or visitors in schools would be re-evaluated at the end of October. Due to continued high COVID-19 case rates in Snohomish County, Monroe School District has made the decision to continue to not allow volunteers or visitors in schools at this time. We miss our volunteers and will continue to monitor case rates as we re-evaluate this decision in the new year.

_____________________________________________________________


Do you know a Monroe School District employee who deserves some much-needed recognition?

Monroe School District has launched a new employee recognition program, called the MSD Employee Honor Roll! This program is aimed at recognizing Monroe School District employees for exemplifying the district’s commitment and shared values through their service to our students, staff, families, and/or community.


Supervisors, fellow employees, parents and community members are encouraged to nominate ANY staff member for exemplifying any of the following:

  • Providing engaging learning opportunities through powerful instruction

  • Providing students with equitable access to learning and opportunities based on their unique, individual needs

  • Holding students to high standards

  • Using innovation to provide educational choice

  • Recognizing, honoring and building upon students’ strengths and passions

  • Engaging families and the community in the learning process

  • Preparing all students for college, careers and life beyond graduation


All nominees will be recognized, but only one in each employee category will be selected each month as the MSD Employee Honor Roll award recipients. Employee categories include:

  • Certificated (teachers, counselors, psychologists, etc)

  • Classified (paraeducators, nurses, office staff, bus drivers, food service, custodial, technology, maintenance, etc)

  • Substitutes and coaches

  • Administrators (Principals, assistant principals, directors, executive staff)


Nominate an employee now!

About Us

PRINCIPAL

Kristie Hilson

hilsonk@monroe.wednet.edu


ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Joel Garrison

garrisonj@monroe.wednet.edu


ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL

Amy (AJ) Adamski

adamskia@monroe.wednet.edu


OFFICE MANAGER

Jeanette Barr

barrj@monroe.wednet.edu


OFFICE SUPPORT

Ruby Avalos

avalosr@monroe.wednet.edu

Lisa Bednarik

bednarikl@monroe.wednet.edu

Shannon Maykovich

maykovichs@monroe.wednet.edu


COUNSELORS

Sharron Leinweber

Last Names A-Li & PBS

leinwebers@monroe.wednet.edu


Brooke Fox

Last Names Lo-Z & SLC

foxb@monroe.wednet.edu


STUDENT SUPPORT ADVOCATE

Ken Steenis

steenisk@monroe.wednet.edu


HEALTHROOM

Jennifer Jacobs

360.804.4332

jacobsj@monroe.wednet.edu

Pamela Hyvonen RN

360.804.4320

hyvonenp@monroe.wednet.edu


PTO CONTACT

pumaprideparents@gmail.com


Main Office Number

360.804.4300

Fax

360.804.4399

Attendance Line

360-804-4301

Address

1408 W. Main Street Monroe, WA 98272

Notice of Non-Discrimination

The Monroe School District does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, honorably discharged veteran or military status, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator
Joanne Dickinson
14692 - 179th Avenue SE, Monroe, WA 98272
(360) 804.2539
dickinsonj@monroe.wednet.edu

Section 504/ADA Coordinator
David Paratore
14692 - 179th Avenue SE, Monroe, WA 98272
(360) 804.2609
paratored@monroe.wednet.edu

Compliance Coordinator for 28A.640 and 28A.642 RCW
Joanne Dickinson
14692 - 179th Avenue SE, Monroe, WA 98272
(360) 804.2539
dickinsonj@monroe.wednet.edu

The Monroe School District will also take steps to assure that national origin persons who lack English language skills can participate in all education programs, services and activities. For information regarding translation services or transitional bilingual education programs, contact:

Kim Whitworth
14692 - 179th Avenue SE, Monroe, WA 98272
(360) 804.2558
whitworthk@monroe.wednet.edu