1996-97: Dr. Marty Webb, Head of School and Beverly Svoboda, Development Director worked fulltime in Dr. Webb’s garage to lay the foundation for the school, without drawing a salary!
1997-98: The Houston Mennonite Church on Wirt Road rented us some of their property, on which we added 3 modular buildings, and Monarch began!
1998-99: We fully landscaped the campus with native plants, and installed outdoor canvas art.
1999-00: Students and faculty built the outdoor pond installed; grass was planted, and we added a baseball diamond with backstop.
2000-01: Trails were added to wooded area by Michael Sarahan (Eagle Scout project), and mapped and marked by students.
2001-02: Having outgrown our modular buildings and all of the Mennonite Church classrooms, we added a second site, the “Craig and Lee Williams Challenger Campus”, leasing two office suites in a business park down the road from our original site.