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Daddy-Daughter Dance is Friday, April 13th

Posted On: 4/4/2018 11:47 AM

It's time to get all dolled up and put on your dancing shoes for Parents for Munroe's Daddy-Daughter Dance! 

Join us on Friday, April 13th from 6:30-8:30pm at the First Presbyterian Church in Quincy for a fun evening. 

Tickets are $25 per couple and $5 per additional daughter. Click here for the registration form. Checks should be made payable to PFM. 

2018 Munroe Summer Camp

Posted On: 3/9/2018 11:23 AM
Are you looking for fun and exciting camps this summer? Then look no further than our 2018 Munroe Summer Camp program. 
 
Starting June 4th, we will offer 8 weeks of summer fun with non-specialty and specialty camps offered to students age 3 through 14.
 
For our specialty camps, we will offer sports focused programs in the morning with art, computer, and games programs in the afternoon. 
 
Not into specialty camps? No worries! We will also offer a non-specialty camp for 8 weeks. 
 
Please note that we will not have a specialty camp offered the week of July 2-6th and there will be no camp at all on Wednesday, July 4th. 
 
 
For more information or to register email Teri Monica

Summer 2018 Academic Programs

Posted On: 3/9/2018 11:13 AM
This summer Munroe is offering four different academic programs for both Lower and Upper School students. 
 
Starting June 4th, a K-3rd and 4th-8th Grades Head Start sessions will begin. Students will work in small groups and one-on-one with teachers to develop the skills needed for success. Both grade level programs will focus on Math and English skills. 
 
We will also offer High School Geometry starting  July 9th. This is a 3-week program that covers a year's worth of geometry. 
 
Interested in one-on-one instruction for the ACT or SAT? We will offer ACT/SAT Tutoring as well this summer. 
 
 
For more information email Teri Monica.

Last Session of After School Enrichment Program Now Accepting Registrations

Posted On: 2/28/2018 12:58 PM
It's time to sign up for the last After School Enrichment Program session of the school year! 
 
Karate: Mondays & Wednesdays
 
Soccer: Tuesdays & Thursdays
 
Sewing & Design: Thursdays only
 
Zoology: Fridays only
 
Chess: Wednesdays only
 
Tutoring: Monday through Thursday
 
Students currently enrolled will need to complete a new form to continue with the enrichment program. 
 
For more information, please click here for the information and registration form.

2018-19 School Calendar

Posted On: 2/16/2018 11:37 AM
The 2018-19 School Calendar is now available.
 

Spring 2018 Update from Dr. Gaffey

Posted On: 2/16/2018 8:15 AM

Dear Bobcat Families,


For the past few months the Munroe teachers and administrators have been busy planning for our next school year. I am so excited to announce a few of the upcoming improvements we have planned for next year. We still have a number of initiatives in the planning stages, but for now I want to focus on just a few of our fully developed plans for next year. A majority of these improvements come directly from the strategic plan that our entire community helped to create.

 
First, I am excited to announce the creation of our next Five-Year Strategic Plan. The Strategic Planning Committee is busy developing a comprehensive plan of action to implement the plan over the next five years, but many of the goals our community has set will be addressed right away. The plan will be shared with the entire community on the website, and I hope you will find it as exciting as I do.
 

After School Arts & Academic Enrichment Program Begins Tuesday, Feb. 6th

Posted On: 1/31/2018 8:56 AM

The following classes will be offered as part of our After School Arts & Academic Enrichment Program. For more information including a detailed description of classes and the registration form, please click here.

 

Zoology Club: Grades 6-12: Offered Fridays from 2:45 - 4:15 at $60 for a seven-week period (Jan 29 - Mar 23).

Led by Billy Russas.


Chess Club: Grades 6-12: Offered Wednesdays from 2:45 - 4:15 at $60 for a seven-week period (Jan 29 - Mar 23).

Led by Ethan Semrad.


Drawing: Grades 6-12: Offered Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:45 - 4:15 at $200 for a seven-week period (Jan 29 - Mar 23).

Led by Dana Montenieri.


Sewing and Design: Grades 4-5: Offered Thursdays from 2:45 - 4:15 at $100 for a seven-week period (Jan 29 - Mar 23).

Led by Brianna Gaffey.


Art: Grades 1-3: Offered Tuesdays from 2:45 - 4:15 at $100 for a seven-week period (Jan 29 - Mar 23).

Led by Brianna Gaffey.


Tutoring: Grades 1-8: Offered Monday-Thursday from 2:45 - 4:15 either once or twice a week for $40 a day.

Led by Marcelle Rhodes and Dana Montenieri.


Miss Munroe Spirit Week Begins Monday

Posted On: 1/25/2018 8:06 AM
Spirit week dress up days

Monday: Pajama Day
Tuesday: Mismatch Day (wear all mismatched clothes)
Wednesday: Dynamic Duo Day (can also be trio or a group)
Thursday: Favorite TV Show Character Day
Friday: Red & Gray Day
 
Miss Munroe Court
 
Key Club - Saralyn Jenkins
Beta Club - Shiania Lee
FCA - Jacqueline Castenada
Anchor - Hannah Touchton
Student Council - Katy Blount

Senior Yearbook Ads Still Available

Posted On: 1/24/2018 2:15 PM
ATTENTION SENIORS: We are opening up the sale again for you to purchase ad space in the 17-18 yearbook. Please take this form home and have it signed by a parent. Indicate which option you are interested in. There are still a couple of months left that you may split up the payments.
 
 

Varsity Fall Sports Banquet Wednesday, January 10th 6:00

Posted On: 1/8/2018 5:01 PM
Click for more information
View the file: Fall Banquet Flyer 2017.doc.pdf

After School Athletic Program for Lower School Students

Posted On: 1/7/2018 8:08 AM
We are excited to announce that we will be offering an after school athletic program beginning next week with karate, basketball, and flag football being offered.
 
During each session, boys and girls grades 1 - 5 will get the chance to play as part of a developmental athletic team. Sessions will be held at the main campus with optional transportation to the Kindergarten for Aftercare. 
 
Depending on the level of participation and interest, competitions may be offered. We will rotate sports throughout the year with baseball, softball, volleyball, and soccer being planned for the future. 
 
Please note: these are developmental programs designed to teach the fundamentals and rules of each sport while promoting sportsmanship and teamwork. 
 
Next week is preview week. Students are invited to participate for free beginning this Monday, Jan 8th
 
All classes are from 3:15 - 4:15. Students will be brought to a Lower School classroom after school to do homework while they wait for the start of the athletic program. 
 
If you are interested in your child participating, please email  teri.monica@rfmunoe.org  your student's name, which days your child would like to participate, and if they need transportation to the Kindergarten (normal transportation costs apply). 

Monday - Karate
Tuesday - Basketball
Wednesday - Karate
Thursday - Basketball
Friday - Flag Football
 
Cost: 
Karate Only: $100 for the entire 2 month session (Optional $80 transportation to Kindergarten)
Basketball Only: $100 for the entire 2 month session (Optional $80 transportation to Kindergarten)
Football Only: $60 for the entire 2 month session (Optional $40 transportation to Kindergarten)
 
All 3 sports: $230 for the 2 month session (Optional $200 transportation to Kindergarten)
 
No additional cost for transportation to the Kindergarten if you have prepaid for transportation. 
 
Later in the week we will send home and email out information about registration. 
 

School is Closed Wednesday, January 3rd

Posted On: 1/2/2018 6:22 PM
School will be closed tomorrow, Wednesday, January 3, 2018, due to the potential for unsafe driving conditions. We will hold academic courses (M/W/F/ Schedule) on both Thursday and Friday, delaying the start of elective classes until next week. Students should report to homeroom on Thursday as normal.
 
Report cards will be mailed out Monday.
 
The planned day off, February 19th, will be a normal school day.
 
Stay warm and safe!

Meet & Greet with Campus Tour with Dr. Gaffey Begin in January

Posted On: 12/19/2017 1:22 PM
Starting in January, we are offering Campus Tours and  Meet & Greet with Dr. Gaffey. 

These events are open to the community--prospective students and their families, current families, and donors. 

We have so many exciting opportunities taking shape at Munroe and we want to share--and show--them to you! 

Parents for Munroe Meet on January 11th

Posted On: 12/19/2017 1:20 PM
Parents for Munroe (PFM) will host their January meeting on Thursday, January 11th at 6pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Quincy. 

PFM will give updates on the upcoming Casino Night Gala that is scheduled for February in addition to hosting a discussion on school uniforms.

After School Karate Program Starting in January

Posted On: 12/19/2017 1:16 PM
The first week of class is free. Registration forms will be available when classes resume on January 3rd.
 
View Karate Flier

Christmas Break

Posted On: 12/19/2017 1:15 PM
A friendly reminder that Christmas break runs December 18 through January 2. 

Students return on Wednesday, January 3rd. 

Have a wonderful and safe holiday!

Lunch Order Website Now Open

Posted On: 12/19/2017 12:58 PM
The lunch website is now open to place orders for the 3rd 9 week period. 
 
Lunches will start on Monday, January 22nd and run through Friday, March 23rd.  The last day to order will be on Monday, January 8th.
 

Ms. Sylvia McClure Leaving Munroe

Posted On: 12/6/2017 7:52 AM
Dear Students and Parents,
 
A few weeks ago, Mrs. McClure revealed to me that she is growing worried about her mother because Sylvia's daughter, who has been taking care of her, will no longer be able to care for her. After a discussion about the situation and the need to care for her family, Sylvia asked if it would be possible to leave Munroe before the end of the year. 
 
We were able to find and hire a new history teacher to teach history, allowing Sylvia to proceed with her plan to take care of her mother. This unfortunately means that she will not be returning after Christmas Break. We will be making an announcement about the new teacher at a later date.
 
I want to thank Sylvia for her years of dedication and service to our students and school. She is a valuable member of our community and she will be missed. 

Sincerely,

Dr. Adam Gaffey
Head of School
Robert F. Munroe Day School

1st Semester Exam Schedule Middle and High School

Posted On: 12/5/2017 2:44 PM
Wednesday, Dec. 13, Thursday, Dec. 14, Friday Dec. 15
 
 

New Head Football Coach Announced

Posted On: 11/27/2017 11:21 AM
It's Time to POWER Up
 
We are excited to announce Joseph Gaddy as our new Head Football Coach. Prior to coming to Munroe, Gaddy served as the Offensive Coordinator & Assistant Head Coach at Carver High School in Montgomery, Alabama.

Wrapping up his eighth year of coaching, he has overseen prolific rushing attacks, which led the nation, in his time at Escambia High School in Pensacola, FL (2012-2014) helping break records held by Emmitt Smith & Trent Richardson. Coach Gaddy has also had stops at Suwannee High School (Live Oak, FL), Dixie Hollins High School (St. Petersburg, FL.) & Hamilton Co. High School (Jasper, FL). Coach Gaddy has helped lead 3 different programs to the postseason as Offensive Coordinator (2013, 2014, 2016, & 2017). He has served as Assistant Head Coach of two different programs ranging from the 1A to 6A levels.

Coach Gaddy brings a ton of energy to the position and looks to bring excitement and “P.O.W.E.R”, an acronym he uses meaning: Passion, Optimism, Willingness, Effort, Respect back to the football program at Munroe. He is a 2004 Graduate of Suwannee High School in Live Oak, FL where he was a part of back-back district championships (’02 & ’03) on the gridiron under Head Coach Jay Walls.

Gaddy received his Bachelor’s Degree from Saint Leo University in Psychology in 2009. He holds educational certifications in both Physical Education & Social Sciences in the states of Florida & Alabama. Joseph is married to Rebecca and they have a 1 year old daughter, Harper.
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