Brazilian astronaut hopeful gains experiences through Monroe Rotary Club

MONROE, CT — Andressa Ojeda’s quest to become Brazil’s first female astronaut includes a path through Monroe. 

Ojeda spent a year at Masuk High School as a foreign exchange student, through the Monroe Rotary Club’s Rotary Youth Exchange Program, and has now completed two years at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Fla.

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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