At its Dec. 9 meeting (agenda: here ), the Monrovia School Board will ...
- Have the unhappy duty of authorizing money to repair the damage to the high school caused by the recent arson. The district estimates the total cost at about $6 million, most of which will be covered by insurance but the district will have to pay the $25,000 deductible, and may get its insurance costs jacked up. Source
- Have the happier duty of honoring Santa Fe Middle School teacher Nedra Graham and Monrovia High teacher Ann Van Dyke as winners in the California League of Schools "Educator of the Year" program; Mountain Park student Heather Merceica for her top entry in the national Future Engineers 3d Space Container Challenge; Monrovia High's Math and Science Academy for winning a Golden Bell award.
- Thank the Monrovia Fire and Police for their prompt response to the recent high school fire.
- Brad Haugaard