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Monroe School Board Bullets
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At a meeting Monday, April 8, the Monroe school board: • Approved a plan to apply for a $937,000 Carol M. White Physical Education PEP grant. The three-year PEP grants are given by the federal government to enhance physical education programs, provide equipment and support teacher training education. John Ditter, a physical education teacher at the high school and the grant manager, said the district has a grant budget that includes purchasing moveable bands for tracking students' steps, iPads, iPods, updating fitness center equipment and cardio equipment, as well as starting wellness fairs in the community.