Monroe elementary schools need coordinators, a library media specialist for Stepney

This article is the fourth in a series of stories from the Monroe Board of Education’s budget workshops. Board members are reviewing Superintendent of Schools Joseph Kobza’s $62.1 million proposal for fiscal year 2021-22

MONROE, CT — Stepney Elementary School does not have a library media specialist to teach children “digital citizenship” and how to do research online and there is no math and science coordinator for Stepney, Fawn Hollow and Monroe elementary schools. Read More

Jockey Hollow student’s stop-motion racing video opens opportunities in NASCAR

MONROE, CT — When 12-year-old Austin Jackson submitted his end-of-year “Passion Project,” he saw it as a chance to demonstrate his long-time love of NASCAR to his sixth-grade class through a ​four-minute stop-motion race​ complete with second-by-second analysis, driver interviews and impersonations of FOX pit reporters Vince Welch and Matt Yocum.

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