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CogAt and IOWA Test Dates

Tuesday, October 17- 2nd Grade CogAT Testing
Wednesday, October 18- 2nd Grade CogAT Testing
Thursday, October 19- 2nd Grade Iowa Testing
Friday, October 20- 2nd Grade Iowa Testing

School Counselor Information

School Counselor Upcoming Events and Resources


 Caroline Coy (4k-2nd)       Laurie Crouch (3rd-5th)

     Mrs. Coy:   864-452-0670         Mrs. Crouch:  864-452-0613

                                                       School Counselor Website


Backpack Blessings: Monarch has partnered with Advent United Methodist to establish a food care package program called Backpack Blessings.  Kid-friendly, nutritious care packages are delivered weekly to students who might benefit from extra food.  We will discreetly take these items to your child to bring home. If you are in need of assistance, please click on this link: Backpack Blessings Parent Survey

    *If you have additional needs, please email or call Mrs. Crouch or Mrs. Coy. 

For community support services, parents can reach out to us, or contact the United Way Hotline @ 211 for help.



Small Group help: If your child has experienced a recent traumatic event (death of a loved one, separation/divorce),or has difficulty with self-regulation or making friends, and you would like your child to participate in small group counseling, please click on the link below to fill out a brief survey.  

Mentor: If your child is in need of adult connection and extra emotional support, click on the link below to also request a mentor .

 Please complete this survey by Friday, Sept. 1st: 

Small Group or Mentor Survey


Wanted:  MONARCH MENTORS:   We are looking for Monarch Mentors to meet with 1 student each week during their lunch time.   Mentor Upstate is a mentoring program that we partner with to train our Monarch Mentors.  We are currently seeking parents and community members who would be interested in mentoring students here at Monarch.  To become a mentor, there is an online application to be completed along with a one hour VIRTUAL training session. Mentors need to be Level 2 volunteers at Monarch.   Please visit the website below to sign up for one of their weekly virtual training sessions. When requirements have been met, we will match you with a student in need of extra support and TLC, one day a week during lunch.  THANK YOU!!!    Link:  Mentor Upstate


Middle School Info Session:  Parents of current 5th grade students are invited to attend a virtual info session about all things MIDDLE SCHOOL on Friday, Sept. 15th from 11:30-12:30.  It might seem early to begin this process, but registration for area middle schools begins early fall.  Parents of 5th graders may click on this link to sign up, and then an email with the virtual link will be sent prior to the meeting.  Please click this link to sign up:  Middle School Information Session

INTERNET SAFETY… Back by popular demand, our wonderful GCS Internet Safety Specialist, Rick Floyd, will be coming to Monarch for a crucial, informative, in-person parent session on Friday, Oct.6th from 11:30-12:30.  Please click this link to register:  Parent Internet Safety Session

Mr. Loach's Weekly Communication

In case you missed the phone blast or the email, click on the image below to see the latest communication from Mr. Loach!

Starry background, a monarch butterfly in each corner, with white font stating Mr. Loach's Weekly Communication