James Monroe High School

Join us in Celebrating the Accomplishments of Monroe's Graduating Seniors.  Senior Awards Night is May 28 at 5 p.m. in Odin's Hall.

Spotlight

Monroe Teacher Receives a 2015 CSUN 'Outstanding Community Partner Award'
Congratulations to Ms. Haddad, English Teacher, for earning a 2015 CSUN 'Outstanding Community Partnership Award'. Ms. Haddad was selected for this honor as a result of her ongoing collaborative efforts between the CSUN community and Monroe's fashion design students. Ms. Haddad will receive her award at CSUN's annual award ceremony on May 8th. We applaud Ms. Haddad and extend our appreciation for her exceptional effort towards enriching students' lives through community partnership.
Mr. Alex Padilla, Secretary of State, inspires Monroe students
April 23 Monroe High School and Law & Government Magnet would like to extend our gratitude to Alex Padilla, Secretary of State, for speaking to Monroe students on the importance of voting and contributing to community.
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News and Announcements

Monroe's Speech & Debate Team Shines at the State Championship
The Monroe speech team qualified 12 entries to the 57th annual California High School Speech Association Championship Tournament, this year held in Murietta California, April 17-19. Six of our speakers advanced to semi-final and final rounds, with the following results:

3rd Place Dramatic Interpretation, out of 307 entries statewide: Jazmyn S., senior.
3rd Place Humorous Interpretation, out of 248 entries statewide: Xochitl H., jr.
5th Place Expository Speaking, out of 224 entries statewide: William S., senior
9th place Oratorical Interpretation, out of 325 entries statewide: Dalia D., sophomore
9th Place Original Advocacy, out of 194 entries statewide: Aminata D., senior.
13th Place Original Advocacy, out of 194 entries statewide: John C., senior.

Overall, out of 160 schools entered at the tournament, Monroe ranked 11th in the state of California! No other LAUSD school even came close! A special thank you to Ms. Graber and Mr. Gam, faculty sponsors, for all your hard work and effort. We applaud you!
Revised Bell Schedule Tuesday, May 12
To accommodate CAHSEE testing, Tuesday's bell schedule will be revised. The only change is that lunch and Period 6 have been switched. Lunch will begin at 10:42 and Period 6 will begin at 11:19. Dismissal will be at 1:40 p.m.
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Upcoming Events

Even Day
Date: 5/22/2015
Laptop Collection Period 3/4
Date: 5/22/2015
Location: Schedule and locations TBD.
Magnet Culmination
Date: 5/22/2015
Location: Odin's Hall 12 noon
Laptop Collection Period 3/4
Date: 5/23/2015
Location: Schedule and locations TBD.
Laptop Collection Period 3/4
Date: 5/24/2015
Location: Schedule and locations TBD.