James Monroe High School

Join us in celebrating Monroe's 2015 Senior Graduates on June 4th at 6 p.m.  All attendees must have a ticket.

Spotlight

Many Thanks to the Distinguished Guests at Monroe's 2014-15 Magnet Culmination
2015 Magnet Culmination Hosted Distinguished Guests. We wish to extend our appreciation to L.A. County District Attorney Jackie Lacey along with James Monroe High School alumni, Captain Joel Justice of the Los Angeles Police Department and Valeria Carranza, Executive Director of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus who took time out of their busy schedules to help celebrate this year's Law and Government and Police Academy Magnet Culmination. Thank you for sharing your inspirational stories and accomplishments and saluting this year's Monroe L&G graduates!
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

Final Exam Schedule May 29 - June 3
Finals will be held on Friday, May 29 - Wednesday June 3. Please click on the attached link for the revised finals schedule. Tuesday, June 2 - Thursday, June 5 will be minimum days with dismissal at 12:38 p.m.
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!
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