To provide resources and financial support that will make a sustainable, positive impact on the quality of education for all West Monroe High School Students.
West Monroe High School continues to maintain its reputation as one of the finest public schools in Louisiana as a result of the vision of the Ouachita Parish School Board, the tireless dedication of the school’s leaders, faculty and staff, and the generosity of our alumni, parents and friends. We understand that excellence doesn’t happen by chance; it requires a continual commitment of time, talent, and financial resources.
To help West Monroe High School continue to produce successful, productive citizens.
West Monroe High School holds a special place in the hearts of its alumni, faculty, students, parents and friends. Thousands of West Monroe High School graduates enjoy their lives as productive members of society and make great contributions to communities across the United States. The most fundamental goal of West Monroe Alumni & Friends is simple – to help West Monroe High School continue to produce successful, productive citizens.
Since 2009, we have given over $100,000 in the form of grants and for campus improvements. Our grant program has been well received by the faculty of West West Monroe Alumni & Friends awards classroom vouchers to all instructional teachers at the beginning of the school year enabling teachers to buy classroom supplies. West Monroe Alumni & Friends also awards one $5,000 grant each year to a department or group of teachers. We offer grants for amounts up to $500 for supplies, activities, or programs that improve and enhance the educational process. Over 20 of these grants have been awarded thus far. West Monroe Alumni & Friends has allocated over $12,000 for campus landscaping improvements and almost $30,000 to purchase equipment and supplies for MagnaTech, our new STEM program. Sustainable funding is needed in order to continue to support our school through this grant program.
The common thread evident with those involved in West Monroe Alumni & Friends is simply that we care. Our members understand that there is too much at stake for our community, state and nation to allow any West Monroe High School student to leave the school without offering them the very best.