News & Events

Board of Trustees Spotlight

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Each newsletter we will spotlight several members of our Board of Trustees in the Boardmember Profile feature. This issue our profiles include David Matthiesen, Richard Bartell, Glenda Dole and Grier Patton.

Chrysalis Program

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

A Butterfly Home
by Colby, Ethan, Sawyer, Wesley and Scott

During this quarter, through a generous donation, our class was given the chance to design and maintain a butterfly habitat.

Thank You Central Bank

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

We are delighted to include Central Bank as one of our many community partners. For the past several years they have donated time, talent and treasure to The Monarch School for which we are extremely grateful.

Alumni News -- Scholastic Award

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cyrus Shares His  Experience Traveling to New York to Accept the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Silver Medal

A Great Beginning for the New Year and New Buildings!

Wednesday, November 13, 2013


Our annual Parent Volunteer Sign-Up Coffee was held on Wednesday, September 11th, in the assembly area of our new Butterfly building! The excitement was noticeable as many of our attendees had not previewed the space until then.

Galveston Bay Foundation Ambassadors share "Get Hip to Habitat" interactive environmental education message and marsh restoration program with students at Monarch

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Galveston Bay Foundation Ambassadors brought their "Get Hip to Habitat" interactive environmental education message and and information about their marsh restoration program to students at Monarch.

Transition Services

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Intern Spotlight-- Caytlin

We have proudly chosen Caytlin as our Transition Services Intern Spotlight. Caytlin has been with Monarch since 2009. Last year Caytlin began working two different internships, Primrose and All Pets Animal Hospital and has continued through the summer and into this year.


Life Academy

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Treasured Trinkets           

My Spring Branch: Patti Pace, Educator

Monday, July 25, 2016

Patti Pace was recently named Head of School at the Monarch School in Spring Branch, which serves students with special needs.

Congratulations on being named Head of School! How does it feel?

I feel great. I’m really excited–this is an amazing opportunity to work with students. There’s a great staff here of educators and therapists, and an amazing group of parents. I’m really so thrilled to become part of this team. I’ve lived in Spring Branch and taught in Spring Branch for a long time, and I’ve always heard about Monarch and the great job they do for kids.

Transition Homes Given Makeovers Inside and Out

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Recently make-over and repair work took place at the four Transition Services Homes in Houston.

At our first home the gate has been replaced, the front gutter leak was repaired. The center bedroom has been painted and foyer light fixture has been replaced.

At our second home the back glass door was repaired. New door knobs were installed. New ice maker installed. Yard work and tree trimming complete.