Monroe’s Toscano is student of the month

Guadalupe Toscano, a sixth grader at Monroe Elementary School, is Santa Rosa City Schools student of the month for January. Toscano, who has been a Griffin since kindergarten, is called a smart, responsible and well-liked student. As a kindergartner, Toscano showed a respect and love of learning, according to her [...]

By | January 15th, 2014|0 Comments

Monroe’s Persinger wins education grant

Monroe Elementary School’s Michael Persinger was recently awarded an NEA Foundation award to travel to the “Constructing Modern Knowledge” conference in New Hampshire earlier this month. Persinger, who teaches third grade, received a $2,000 Learning and Leadership grant from the NEA. His focus at the conference was refining multimedia projects [...]

By | July 19th, 2013|0 Comments

Which school has the best attendance rate? The worst? (And why it matters)

Santa Rosa City Schools has released its annual attendance rates for 2011-12, tallied by school. Here is are the average rates of absenteeism (ranked highest to lowest) on each campus: ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Brook Hill, 5 percent Steele Lane, 4.94 percent Doyle Park, 4.71 percent Monroe, 4.57 percent Lincoln, 4.24 percent [...]

By | November 14th, 2012|3 Comments

Monroe’s Shamya Stone is student of the month

Monroe Elementary School student Shamya Stone is Santa Rosa City Schools elementary school student of the month for January. Stone was honored at Wednesday night’s board meeting. Stone is described by teachers and staff at Monroe as a student who gives 100 percent effort on all assignments and always turns [...]

By | January 12th, 2012|0 Comments

Maria Mendoza is student of the month

Maria Mendoza is Santa Rosa City Schools elementary school student of the month. Mendoza, a sixth grader at Monroe Elementary, has attended Monroe for her entire elementary school career. She entered kindergarten as an English learner from a Spanish speaking home and is now categorized as a gifted student who [...]

By | February 9th, 2011|0 Comments

Little League gets another deal at Monroe, despite protest

The Santa Rosa School Board on Wednesday night approved a renewal of the annual agreement with local Little League officials to use Monroe Elementary school for baseball. The arrangement has irked neighbors for years, especially David Lewis, who lives adjacent to the ballfields and has repeatedly complained about early morning [...]

By | November 17th, 2010|8 Comments

Common dress: Lincoln is out, Monroe in

As one Santa Rosa elementary school moves to rescind its common dress policy, another campus will institute the plan. Lincoln Elementary officials earned approval from the Santa Rosa School Board Wednesday night to nix its 11-year-old common dress policy. The move earned approval from parents. During a check in February, [...]

By | May 26th, 2010|0 Comments

Monroe’s Phong is student of the month

Tiffany Phong of Monroe Elementary School is Santa Rosa City Schools elementary student of the month for March. “Tiffany is a joy,” her fifth grade teacher Mrs. Godfrey told district officials. “She is always working hard to get the most out of her education.” Phong, a sixth grader, is described [...]

By | March 10th, 2010|0 Comments

Crazy hair day at Monroe Elementary

Check out the photos Press Democrat photographer Jeff Kan Lee got at Monroe Elementary School today. We were there for a story (upcoming this weekend) on Santa Rosa City Schools' program on reducing energy in an effort to save enough money to spare spring sports from the budget [...]

By | February 12th, 2010|2 Comments

UPDATED: Sho Boy at Comstock

UPDATE: Interested in Sho Boy's show? He can be found at 100.7 and 105.7 FM from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday. ______ I am at Comstock Middle School for a guest speaker as part of the school’s newly adopted CREO program. The program – which focuses on [...]

By | November 6th, 2009|0 Comments