Updates from around Monomoy Regional School District
January 17, 2019
CES PTO to host world-renowned expert on bullying
On Monday, January 28, at 6 p.m. at Monomoy Regional High School in Harwich, the Chatham PTO will present an evening with Michael G. Thompson, Ph.D., titled “Best Friends, Worst Enemies: Community, Friendship, Social Power, and Bullying in Childhood and Adolescence.” The entire Monomoy community is invited to attend this important event, which is a fundraiser for the Chatham Community Playground Project. Childcare will be provided. Click here to learn more about Dr. Thompson and to get tickets.
Brave swimmers get chilly for the Harwich PTO
On January 1, the Harwich PTO held a Polar Plunge at Red River Beach! The frosty event was a fundraiser for the PTO and Cape Wellness Collaborative. More than 100 people turned out to jump in the chilly waters for two great causes. The event will become an annual tradition.
MRMS students learn from Community Heroes
As part of the Grade 6 interdisciplinary unit based on "The Finest Hours," students have been receiving real-life lessons from local military members and first responders. Students have also been interviewing these local heroes, and will create projects based upon that information. The students will share those projects with the heroes at a special luncheon next month.
MRHS internship program continues to grow
Seniors at Monomoy Regional High School have the opportunity to take part in internships during the spring semester. This year, more than a third of the senior class has been placed with local businesses and organizations! The program is led by MRHS teacher David Alexander, and supported by Cyndi Williams of the Harwich Chamber of Commerce.
Read the 2018-2022 MRSD Strategic Plan
Following the Strategic Plan Focus Group last September, which saw more than 100 parents, students, teachers, administrators, and community members gather to discuss the collective vision for Monomoy Schools, a Strategic Plan Steering Committee was formed. That committee distilled the information shared that day into a Strategic Plan that will guide the district's planning in the coming years. Click here to read the Strategic Plan.