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Monroe Catholic Elementary Schools March Newsletter

Lenten Service Project

During Holy Week, Monday, March 26-Thursday, March 29, we will be collecting spare change to donate to Catholic Relief Services (Rice Bowl) at all three campuses. Students will put the change in their class bucket. Each bucket will be weighed on Thursday and the class with the heaviest bucket will get a reward!

Preschool Playdate

Thursday, March 22nd, 9-10:30am

510 West Front Street

Monroe, MI

Come check out MCES Preschool by experiencing it!

MCES is launching a FREE preschool playdate! Parents and 3/4 year olds join us on the following dates: Thursday, March 22nd 9-10:30am, Wednesday, April 18th 12:30-2:00pm, and Tuesday, May 8th 9-10:30am. We hope to see you there!

Questions can be directed to our Director of Early Childhood Education, Mrs. Welton at 734-241-3378 or Please fill out this form: or call Mrs. Welton to sign up for a playdate session and check out our preschool program!

Archdiocese of Detroit Tuition Assistance

Time to apply for AOD aid:

For the information letter Click Here.

There are two steps to this process:

1- Submit the Pastor Signature form by February 26 to Mrs. Laureen Hussey our MCES FInance Director, she will collect your Pastor signature, please get this form (click here) to her as soon as possible.

2- Submit the online application form by April 30. This is the website that you will use to apply for aid:

Step one: AOD Tuition Assistance Online Application is Open. The online online form

Holy Week is Quickly Approaching!

Our Lenten Journey is nearly complete! Please visit the parish websites below for Mass times for Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday.

There are also Lenten resources available on our website:

Many Lenten Formation activities will be held at our three parishes throughout Lent, please visit their website for more information:

St. John the Baptist:

St. Mary:

St. Michael the Archangel:

Upcoming Calendar Events

3/19 Parent meeting for 8th Grade confirmation families of St. Michael in the PLC at 6:15pm
3/20 Parent meeting for 8th Grade confirmation families of St. John in the St. John Cafeteria at 6:15pm
3/20 PTO's Dearborn Ham Order Deadline Info
3/21 Parent meeting for 8th Grade confirmation families of St. Mary in the PLC at 6:15pm
3/22 2nd Grade Book Tasting
3/23 2nd-4th Grade Stations of the Cross, 1:15 pm
3/24 PTO Easter Egg Hunt - PK through Gr. 4 - 10 am - SMCC Front Lawn Event Info
3/24 Vicariate Spring Dance - 7 pm to 10 pm, $6 entry fee, concessions sold separately. Event Info
3/27 End of quarter three
3/27 Dine out to Donation night at Dolce Vita Click Here
3/29 No hot lunch at St. Mary Campus
3/30 -4/8 No School Easter Vacation. Daycare, Preschool Childcare, and Latchkey CLOSED Mar. 30 & April 2 at all campuses.

Save the Date: MCES 3rd Annual Golf Outing

Saturday, June 2nd, 8am

3177 Heiss Road

Monroe, MI

Save the Date! MCES will hold it's 3rd Annual Golf Outing at Sandy Creek Golf Course on June 2nd at 8:00 am! More details to come!

Upcoming PTO Events

April 14, 2018

Daddy Daughter Dance - St. Mary Campus Gym and Parish Life Center - 6:30 pm to 9 pm Event Info
Mother Son Bowling Event - Nortel Lanes - 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm Event Info