Welcome to Monarch Elementary Website
- 2nd Grade Play: Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
- 2019 5th Grade Day
- 2019 Field Day
New Parent Backpack
Please see your child’s back to school packet for a letter, directions, and the student ID number needed to sign up. It is extremely important that every parent enroll in Greenville County School’s new Parent Backpack. Backpack is an online tool that will allow you to view your child’s grades, see district and state testing scores, attendance and more. Parent Backpack works on any device and is mobile friendly.
To access Parent Backpack, go to https://parents.gcsbackpack.com/signin.aspx and create an account. Please access directions by clicking on Creating a Parent Backpack Account - English Directions or Direcciones en Español
To view a video on how to create your Parent Backpack, click on the Backpack icon. Please click on this letter from Mrs. Overman to know what the process entails to complete the account in the office.
New Student Orientation Presentation
2019-2020 Beginning of School Year Announcements
New Student Orientation
Grades 1-5 (Any new to Monarch kindergarten families are welcome to attend this session.)
August 8 – 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Students and parents will learn about Monarch and then tour the building.
August 20 – 9:30 am Kindergarten parents will have a separate orientation at 9:30 am in the Media Center after taking your child to the classroom.
Meet the Teacher
All Grades may choose either date or time
Thursday, August 15 - 4:30 pm -6:00 pm
Friday, August 16 – 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Families will meet their child’s teacher(s). Tables will be set up to sign up for PTA, Transportation, Scouts, GNC, Extended Day and extracurricular events
The first two days of school Monarch will have a staggered start.
August 20, 21– The Staggered start is for families wanting to walk their child(ren) into school. Buses will run on the normal schedule; any parent that needs to drop-off their children from 7:15 am- 8:00 am in the carline may do so.
Due to parking restraints, the staggered start schedule is as follows:
Fifth Grade -7:30 am -8:00 am
Fourth Grade – 7:30 am -8:00 am
Third Grade – 7:30 am -8:00 am
Second Grade – 8:00 am – 8:30 am
First Grade – 8:30 am – 9:00 am
4K /5K Kindergarten – 9:00 am – 9:30 am
Beginning Thursday, August 22nd, school will run on a normal schedule. All students need to be in their classrooms and ready to begin the day by 8:00 am. Due to parking concerns, parents will not be allowed to walk their children into the classroom.
Monarch Express Carpool
Applications for the Monarch Express Carpool tags will be given out at 8:30 am on August 21 outside the front office. This application is for families that have three or more Monarch students or carpools that have three or more Monarch students. The Express Carpool gives families an opportunity to drop off in the front of the building (after bus drop-off) for a speedier process. Due to SCDOT regulations, only 100 families/carpools can receive the tags. The Monarch Express Carpool Lane will be open Monday through Friday from 7:30 am – 8:00 am only. Only cars that have the official Monarch tag and three or more Monarch students will be allowed to unload in the carpool lane. All other drop-off is in the back. Parents must complete a new application each year.
2019-2020 Monarch Elementary School Supply List
School Supply List for K4-5th, and ID Moderate
Optional: For your convenience, you can order school supplies at www.schooltoolbox.com and search for Monarch Elementary. The supplies will be delivered to your home.
It's Slime-Time to Read this summer! Click on the Summer Reading image for detailed information and the reading log. The Greenville Public Library and Barnes & Noble also sponsor great summer reading programs. Happy Reading!
In Loving Memory
Youth on Course Carolinas
PLAY GOLF FOR $5 OR LESS! Youth on Course provides youth with access to life-changing opportunities through golf. Visit https://www.carolinasgolf.org/yoc to join. You may also click on the Youth on Course image for an informational brochure.