James Monroe High School

Celebrate Viking Pride!  Join us for Monroe's Homecoming Game and Parade on October 17.  The Homecoming Dance will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18..


Congratulations to Senior Mariah for Earning a Full Scholarship to the International Culinary School of Art Institute Los Angeles
June 9, 2014. At a ceremony held at the Montage Hotel, Monroe's senior Mariah G. was awarded a full scholarship to the International Culinary School in Los Angeles. Sponsored by the Careers through Culinary Arts Program (CCAP), 29 California High School seniors received scholarships and cash awards ranging from $2,000 to $108,624. Mariah received her award from distinguished experts in the culinary industry. Chef Rasas, CTE Advisor Mr. Murphy, and Assistant Principal Ms. Parker were there to celebrate Mariah's outstanding accomplishment. As a high school student, Mariah excelled at representing Monroe's Culinary Program in competition. Good Luck Mariah. You make us proud.
Monroe Sophomore Awarded $20,000 College Scholarship
The California Community Foundation named Law & Government sophomore Addy as a 2014 Warren Christopher Scholar. This prestigious award includes a 4-year scholarship worth $20,000. Congratulations Addy! You make us proud.
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News and Announcements

Emergency Preparedness - Great Shake Drill
Student and staff safety is our first priority. The annual “SHAKE” earthquake exercise will be conducted on Thursday, October 16, 2014, at 10:15 a.m. in conjunction with the State-wide earthquake drill, The Great California ShakeOut. All LAUSD schools will practice their response to a large earthquake. The 2014 exercise will provide an opportunity to simulate a full disaster response and to evaluate and test the site’s emergency procedures plan. Please see the attached parent letter for more information or call us at 818.830.4222.
First Day of School August 12 New Bell Schedule
Welcome back to Monroe! School starts promptly at 8 a.m. Please be at school by 7:45 a.m. and check the boards by the cafeteria for your Period 1 class. Schedules will be distributed in Period 1. Monroe has a new schedule for the 2014-15 school year. School dismisses at 3:02 p.m. each day (Tuesday dismissals at 1:34 p.m.). Monroe will be implementing a 'Grab & Go' breakfast at 7:50 a.m. each morning. Please click on the headline to access attached registration forms.
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Upcoming Events

Odd Day
Date: 10/22/2014
Even Day
Date: 10/23/2014
Cross Country
Date: 10/23/2014, 2:30 PM 4 PM
Location: Monroe @ Chavez
ELA Interim Assessment Deadline
Date: 10/24/2014
Location: Schoolwide
Odd Day
Date: 10/24/2014