Soaring COVID cases factor in rising school absences

MONROE, CT — A national surge in coronavirus infections is taking a toll on school systems, including Monroe’s. Superintendent of Schools Joseph Kobza told the Board of Education the district is managing a wave of cases from the highly contagious omicron variant. Read More

Monroe public schools come together to share a love of reading

MONROE, CT — Every year, more than 60 volunteers visit Monroe’s grades K-5 classrooms for the Celebration of Reading. Though outside visitors are restricted this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a creative solution allowed the annual event to be held without a hitch. Read More