James Monroe High School


2016 Best School

Monroe High School was named one of the 2016 Best High School in the US. by U.S. News & World Report!! Congratulations to Monroe staff, students, and parents.
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A very special congratulation goes out to the Monroe Engineering and Design Robotics Team!!! They competed against 26 of the best robotics teams at the Ventura County Regional competition and came out as the tournament champions with FIRST PLACE!! This qualifies them for the state championship in the spring. If this isn't enough, they also broke the WORLD RECORD for the most points in one match scoring 308 points. This is quite an accomplishment because there are over 10,000 teams in more than 33 countries. Then they broke their own world record AGAIN scoring 315 points later in the competition!

We are very PROUD of our Monroe Engineering and Design Robotics Team - good luck at Granada Hills Charter High School this weekend!
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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!
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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.
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Parent Information on Monroe's Student Laptop Program

Monroe is pleased to announce that 600 students who returned the signed authorization forms will receive laptops on Thursday, April 16- bringing the total number of distributed laptops to 1100+. This move will allow students to extend their learning beyond the school day and will allow you to actively participate in your student’s learning. Please click on the enclosed link for more information and or to preview required signature forms. Please be advised that if you return a completed application/form packet to Brenda in A5, your name will be added to receive a laptop on the next distribution date. If you have questions or need further information, please contact Mr. Rosas or Ms. Parker (818) 830 - 4222.
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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.
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Join us for Music and Dancing

James Monroe HS presents Banda Night on Friday, May 9th at 6:30 p.m. Banda Santa Maria will be the night's featured performer. Tickets are $10. All students and families are welcomed.
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