Monarch in the News

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7/15/2014 – CBS News San Diego – “School For Homeless Kids Has A New Campus, CIF Status”
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05/06/2014 – Cox 4 San Diego – “  Salute To Education #16 Segment 1: Monarch School ”
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10/11/2013
– NBC San Diego – “Monarch School Threatened By Funding Cuts”
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4/25/2013 – KPBS – “Monarch School Adds Healthcare Center, Boutique for Homeless Students”
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4/24/2013 – 10 News San Diego – “Monarch School Opens New Campus”
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4/24/2013 – NBC San Diego – “New Building for Monarch School”
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4/24/2013 - KUSI News – “New School for Homeless Youth”
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4/24/2013 - Fox 5 San Diego – “School for Homeless Kids Expands to Meet Growing Needs”
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5/17/2012 - NBC San Diego – “Monarch School for Homeless Children”
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4/6/2012- The Ellen DeGeneres Show- “An Inspiring Principal Gets Big Help”
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2/17/2012- KPBS- “School for Homeless Students in San Diego Breaks Ground on New Campus”
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2/17/2012- The Daily Transcript- “Monarch School Breaks Ground on New Campus”
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12/26/2011- Today Show- “School hopes to help homeless by creating a home”
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12/17/2011- San Diego 6 News- “Monarch School Holiday Event”
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1/7/2011- CNN Money- “School for Homeless Children”
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1/29/2011- ABC news -20/20 Online- “Monarch School Serves Only Homeless Children”
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9/2009- KPBS- “Hispanic Heritage Month Honoree Sarita Fuentes”
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01/2009- ABC News San Diego- “School Helps Students Break the Cycle of Homelessness’”
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10/15/2013 – KPBS News – Monarch School Could Lose It’s Exemption As Homeless-Only Campus
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2013/oct/11/monarch-school-could-lose-its-exemption-homeless-o/
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9/18/2013 – UT San Diego – Encinitas Foundation Extends Yoga Program to Monarch School
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/sep/18/foundation-gives-yoga-grant-monarch-school/
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4/25/2013 - KPBS – Monarch School Adds Health Center, Boutique for Homeless Students
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2013/apr/25/monarch-school-adds-healthcare-center-boutique-hom/
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4/25/2013 – Del Mar Times – Solana Beach Residents Leads Ultra Division Team in Long-Distance Ragnar Relay
http://www.delmartimes.net/2013/04/28/solana-beach-resident-leads-winning-ultra-division-team-in-long-distance-ragnar-relay/
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4/25/2013 – Hera Hub Online – From Inspiration to Action: The Monarch School Opens Doors to New Facility
http://herahub.com/2013/04/25/from-inspiration-to-action-the-monarch-school-opens-doors-to-new-facilitiy/
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4/24/2013 – Fox 5 San Diego – School for Homeless Kids Expands to Meet Growing Need
http://fox5sandiego.com/2013/04/24/school-for-homeless-kids-expands-to-meet-growing-need/#axzz2RUkIGRiY
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4/24/2013 – 10 New San Diego – Monarch School Opens New Campus
http://www.10news.com/news/monarch-school-opens-new-campus
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4/23/2013 – Union Tribune San Diego – New School for Homeless Opens
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/apr/23/monarch-school-for-homeless-opens/
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4/22/2013 – Union Tribune San Diego – Women’s Foundation Volunteer Cares by Taking Care of Details
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/apr/23/tp-womens-foundation-volunteer-cares-by-taking/
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4/21/2013 – Union Tribune San Diego – Working for A Better Bottom Line
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/apr/22/san-diego-womens-foundation-marty-vales/?page=2#article-copy
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1/16/2013 – NBC San Diego – Students Paint Mural at Horton Plaza
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/horton-plaza-construction-san-diego-187178621.html
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1/01/2013 – Advancing Philanthropy – Winter 2013 – Create A Genuine Connection
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10/10/2012 - Summer Adult Group Creates Art to Extend Hope to the Young 
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9/21/2012- PGA Tour Website – Farmers Insurance, Century Club of San Diego raise $150,000 for youth charities with “Kickin’ it Country” event
http://together.pgatour.com/stories/2012-stories/september/kickin-it-country.html
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9/13/2012- RSF Review- Principal of The Monarch School for homeless children speaks to local teen vounteers
http://www.ranchosantafereview.com/2012/09/13/principal-of-the-monarch-school-for-homeless-children-speaks-to-local-teen-volunteers/
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9/12/2012- Fox 5 San Diego – Homeless Children Learn How to Swim
http://www.fox5sandiego.com/news/kswb-homeless-children-learn-how-to-swim-20120912,0,7218262.story
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7/19/2012- NBC 7 San Diego- Dalai Lama Donates Extra Funds to School
http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Dalai-Lama-Donates-Extra-Funds-to-School-163081836.html
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07/17/2012- San Diego Union Tribune- Dalai Lama’s Visit Pays Off For Monarch School
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jul/18/tp-dalai-lamas-visit-pays-off-for-monarch-school/
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07/17/2012- KPBS- Dalai Lama To Donate Leftover Money From San Diego Visit To Homeless School
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/jul/17/dalai-lama-donate-leftover-money-san-diego-visit-h/
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06/15/2012- KPBS- Monarch Graduates Overcome Tough Odds
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/jun/15/monarch-graduates-class-overcame-odds/
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06/14/2012- San Diego Union Tribune- Monarch Reaches Milestones Worth Celebrating
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jun/13/monarch-reaches-milestones-worth-celebrating/
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06/06/2012- San Diego Downtown News- Monarch School for Homeless Youth Receives $5 Million Dollar Donation
http://sandiegodowntownnews.com/news-briefs/
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06/01/2012- Presidio Sentenial- San Diego Family Donates $5 Million to Monarch School
http://presidiosentinel.com/education/san-diego-family-donates-5-million-to-monarch-school
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04/25/2012- Daily Business Report- Bosa Donates $5 Million Toward New Monarch School Campus
http://sandiegometro.com/2012/04/daily-business-report-%E2%80%94-april-25-2012/
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04/23/2012- San Diego Family Donates $5 Million to Monarch School to Help Build New Campus
http://finance.yahoo.com/news/san-diego-family-donates-5-105900721.html
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03/08/2012- CFO Corner: Expansions, Weighing new opportunities and the budget
http://www.sageworksinc.com/blog/post/2012/03/08/CFO-Corner-Expansions;-Weighing-new-opportunities-and-the-budget.aspx
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03/01/2012- School for Homeless Children is Expanding
http://presidiosentinel.com/education/school-for- homeless-children-is-expanding
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03/01/2012- Monarch School Begins Construction of a New Campus for Homeless Youth
http://www.smpdigitaledition.com/publication/?m=12386&l=1
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02/17/2012- A New Bigger Home for School
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/feb/17/tp-a-new-bigger-home-for-school/
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02/15/2012- Monarch School for Homeless Children to Break Ground on New Campus
http://www.sandiegoreader.com/weblogs/news-ticker/2012/feb/15/monarch-school-for-homeless-children-to-break-grou/
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02/08/2012- Daily Business Report- February 8, 2012
http://sandiegometro.com/2012/02/daily-business-report-%E2%80%94-feb-8-2012/
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02/07/2012- Metro Movers 2012
http://sandiegometro.com/2012/02/metro-movers-2012/
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01/18/2012- Monarch School Names New CEO
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2012/jan/18/monarch-school-names-new-ceo/
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01/11/2012- Monarch School Selects New CEO
http://sandiegometro.com/2012/01/daily-business-report-%E2%80%94-jan-11-2012/
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12/15/2011- School for homeless seeking holiday gifts
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/dec/15/school-for-homeless-seeking-holiday-gifts/
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12/08/2011-Cannon Catalina Challenge
http://www.swimmingworldmagazine.com/lane9/news/OpenWater/29002.asp?q=Cannon%20Catalina%20Challenge
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11/25/2011- A School for Homeless Students
http://www.cta.org/Professional-Development/Publications/Educator-Nov-11/A-school-for-homeless-students.aspx
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8/16/2011- San Diego Philanthropist Blair Cannon Completes 21-Mile Swim with Fourth Fastest Time in the World, Raising Money for the Monarch School and the Great Friends Foundation
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7/29/2011- Q & A with Blair Cannon on his Upcoming Swim Across the Catalina Channel
http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/media/Blogs/Erin-Knows-San-Diego/Summer-2011/Q-A-With-Blair-Cannon-on-his-Swim-Across-the-Catalina-Channel/
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7/28/2011- Cold, Tiring and Inspirational- Plight of Teens Helps Fuel Carmel Valley Man’s Channel Try
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jul/28/cold-tiring-and-inspirational/
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7/27/2011- Swimmer Guy
http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2011/jul/27/sporting-box-swimmer-guy/
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7/25/2011- Million Dollar Match
http://www.sandiegomagazine.com/media/San-Diego-Magazine/August-2011/Million-Dollar-Match/
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7/20/2011- Good People
http://www.sandiegoreader.com/news/2011/jul/20/sporting-box-good-people/
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7/12/2011- New Monarch School CEO sets Priorities
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jul/12/new-monarch-school-ceo-sets-priorities/
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7/09/2011- Monarch School for Children Impacted by Homelessness Names Retired Admiral Ronne Froman as New CEO
http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/monarch-school-for-children-impacted-by-homelessness-names-retired-navy-admiral-ronne-froman-as-new-ceo-223085.php

07/01/2011- The Unexpected Faces of Homelessness: Families with Children
http://www.pointloma.edu/life/alumni/alumni-publications-online-directory/viewpoint-magazine/current-issue/features/unexpected-faces-homelessness
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6/27/2011- Local CEO Leads Efforts to Raise $1 Million for School for Children Impacted By Homelessness
http://it.tmcnet.com/news/2011/06/27/5599309.htm
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6/21/2011-Read to Kids, Just Like Bill Walton
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jun/21/united-way-seeks-10000-volunteers-read-kids/
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6/15/2011- Catalina Challenge Swim Will Raise Money for Homeless Students
http://www.kpbs.org/news/2011/jun/15/catalina-channel-swim-will-raise-money-education/
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6/11/2011- High School Education has Evolved
http://www.sandiegounion-tribune.com/news/2011/jun/11/high-schools-changing-circumstance/
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6/8/2011- Women Who Rock
http://sandiegometro.com/2011/06/women-who-rock/
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6/6/2011- 7 Agencies Praised for Juvenile Homeless Program
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/jun/06/7-agencies-praised-for-juvenile-homeless-program/
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5/18/2011- Monarch School Educates Homeless
http://halogentv.com/articles/monarch-school-educates-san-diego%E2%80%99s-homeless/
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5/18/2011- Innovative School Serving Homeless Students Offers Transportation options
http://www.stnonline.com/home/top-stories/3368-innovative-school-serving-homeless-students-offers-transportation-options
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4/11/2011- Special Schools for Homeless Students Bursting at the Seams
http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2011/04/20/28homeless-2.h30.html
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4/9/2011- School for Homeless Children Finds a New Home
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/apr/09/homeless-school-finds-new-home/
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3/19/2011- San Diego County Optometric Society-“San Diego Optometric Society Screens Homeless Kids at Monarch School”
www.sdcos.org/content/community-outreach/monarch-screening-san-diego
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3/16/11- PRLog.org-“Monarch School Student to Travel to Atlanta for YALSA Wrestle Mania Reading Challenge Competition”
www.prlog.org/11376561-monarch-school-student-to-travel-to-atlanta-for-yalsa-wrestlemania-reading-challenge-competition.html
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3/1/2011- San Diego Family Magazine- “Homeless Youth Look to the Future”
www.sandiegofamily.com/resources/75-restaurant-reviews/514-youth-look-to-the-future-pierresplace
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2/25/2011- Rancho Santa Fe News “Ranch Residents Help Homeless Students”
www.ranchosfnews.com/view/full_story/11584905/article-Ranch-residents-help-homeless-students?instance=rancho_2nd_top_story
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2/23/2011- SD Metropolitan “Daily Business Report”
sandiegometro.com/2011/02/daily-business-report-%e2%80%94-feb-23-2011/
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2/8/2011- Rancho Santa Fe Review- “Rancho Santa Fe Residents Work to Break the Cycle of Homelessness”
www.ranchosantafereview.com/2011/02/08/rancho-santa-fe-residents-work-to-break-the-cycle-of-homelessness/
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2/8/2011- San Diego Red “Reporter Takes his Shot at Immortality”
www.sandiegored.com/noticias/5581/Reporter-takes-his-shot-at-immortality/
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2/1/2011- Presidio Sentinel- “Call for Shoes and Donations Benefits Low-Income and Homeless”
www.presidiosentinel.com/editorial/cityscene.html
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1/18/2011- San Diego Reader – “The Skinny: Steel Monarchs”
www.sandiegoreader.com/bands/steel-monarchs/
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1/12/2011- AOL News- “Steel Drum Band gives Homeless Students a Musical Outlet”
www.aolnews.com/2011/01/12/teens-at-homeless-high-school-form-steel-drum-band/
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1/7/2011- 10 News- “School For Homeless Moving To Bigger Facility”
www.10news.com/news/26403937/detail.html
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12/6/2010- Everything San Diego-“Existence Church, Monarch School and UPLIFT Ask Community to “Picture Yourself Fighting Poverty”
www.everythingsandiego.net/8419-existence-church-monarch-school-and-uplift-ask-community-to-picture-yourself-fighting-poverty/
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10/18/10- San Diego County Office of Education-Teaching Profession Honored As Five Are Named 2011 San Diego County Teachers of the Year
www.sdcoe.net/news/news_story.asp?NID=120
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05/24/10- San Diego Business Journal- “Driving for Dollars-PHILANTHROPY: Century Club Turns Passion For Golf Into Support for Monarch School”
sdbj.com/news/2010/may/24/driving-dollars/
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01/24/2010- NBC San Diego “Leno Delivers Jewel in La Jolla”
www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/Leno-Delivers-Jewel-in-La-Jolla—82551962.html
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11/2009- San Diego Downtown News “Monarch’s Relationship with the Museum of Man Features Culture on Culture Learning”
www.sdnews.com/view/full_story/4345851/article-Monarch%E2%80%99s-relationship-with-Museum-of-Man-features-culture-on-culture-learning
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5/20/2009- KPBS “Donated Prom Dresses Create New Memories for Homeless, Disadvantaged Girls”
www.kpbs.org/news/2009/may/20/anas-prom-feature/
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4/16/2009- San Diego Union Tribune- “Homeless Children Welcome New Library at Monarch School”
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/apr/16/1cz16monarch174939-homele…
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01/22/2009- Sign on San Diego- “Q &A: Monarch School Principal”
www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/jan/22/lz1cz22qanda195456-qamp-monarch-school-principal/
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For media inquiries contact:

Cristy Lopez

Community Affairs Manager

619-652-4100 ext. 1600