James Monroe High School

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Monroe Wrestlers Make us Proud

Monroe's Lady Wrestlers finished the season in 3rd place with 3 girls qualifying for the CIF State Tournament. Angela Buenrostro and Cristina Santoyo finished in second place, qualifying for State. Yuridia Garcia took first place, making her Monroe's first ever Los Angeles City Girls Champion and sending her to State as well.

We are looking forward to seeing these young folks represent Monroe at the State Tournament!

Congratulations Monroe Wrestlers!!
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Monroe Seniors Making College Happen

Four Law and Government Magnet seniors have earned admittance to some our nation’s most competitive liberal arts colleges through early decision. They are Oswaldo Cota – Carleton College, Minnesota; Elizabeth Lopez - Smith College, Massachusetts; Amy Quintanilla - Wellesley College, Massachusetts; and Kyle Wisely - Occidental College, California. Congratulations, seniors, on distinguishing yourselves and our magnet program.
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2 Monroe Seniors Awarded Full-Tuition P.O.S.S.E. Scholarships

Law and Government Magnet seniors Angel De Pacina and Moises Saucedo have each earned P.O.S.S.E. scholarships this year. Angel will attend Middlebury College in Vermont, and Moises will attend Dickinson College in Pennsylvania. P.O.S.S.E. scholarships include full tuition, which can average over $50,000 per year. In addition, these colleges provide qualifying students financial aid to help cover the cost of housing. The academic and social support P.O.S.S.E. offers students as they prepare for college is invaluable, and P.O.S.S.E. also provides on-campus professionals committed to helping students make the most of their college education. With the selection of Angel and Moises, the Magnet now boasts 22 students who have received this prestigious scholarship. Congratulations!
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Monroe High School Sends 9 Representatives to the Rose Parade as Part of the All City Marching Band!!

Every year thousands of student musicians audition for the privilege of marching in LAUSD's All-City Marching Band. Only the most qualified musicians are selected and are given the opportunity to represent the District in the world famous Rose Parade. This year, Monroe had 9 students selected for this prestigious event and one of our very own, Larry Coronel, was selected to lead the All-City Marching Band as a Drum Major. Congratulations go out to these accomplished musicians: Alfredo Silva, Henry Ramirez, Alexandro Garcia, Jose Rodriguez, Areli Tinidad, Emily Cartaneja, Jennifer Castro, Ashley Barragan, and Larry Coronel.
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Hipolito Vazquez Awarded Questbridge Scholarship!

The Questbridge National College Match offers one of the most selective scholarships in the country. It includes full tuition, room and board, books, and travel expenses. This year only 767 seniors across the nation were awarded this scholarship, valued at $260,000.Our very own Hipolito Vazquez is one of these seniors. He received a Questbridge Scholarship to the #1 ranked Liberal Arts college in the country, Williams College, in Massachusetts. A great big Viking congratulations, Hipolito!!
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2017-2018 Parent Involvement Policy

The Parent Involvement Policy at James Monroe High School is developed jointly with parents annually and it is updated annually. The policy is distributed to parents of participating students and made available to the community. Click on the link above to access the Parent Involvement Policy in its entirety. This will be mailed out to all households on November 29, 2017.
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