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School staff get look at poverty
After the poverty simulation Jan. 25, Parkside Elementary School staff received a debriefing on next steps and what the district can do regarding poverty. Pictured, from left, are Deb Moe, instructional assistant; Christina Foley, instructional assistant; Jill Leuzinger, music teacher; Anna Hanson, third-grade teacher; and Marion Pink, instructional assistant. (Photo supplied)
MONROE - School staff and community and regional volunteers helped with a poverty simulation Jan. 25 as part of a School District of Monroe in-service day. The district collaborated with the Green County UW Extension office for the effort. The district is observing an increase of families living in poverty.