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Reminder: There will be no late buses on Tuesday, Nov. 25 due to Thanksgiving break.

Phone lines restored at Emma C. Chase Elementary School

As a result of a technical issue, phone lines were down at Emma C. Chase Elementary School for approximately two hours on Friday, Nov. 21. The telephone company was able to restore service. 

Board of Education meeting to take place on Thursday, Dec. 4

There will be a regular meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, December 4, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. in the RJK Middle School Library. There will be a proposed executive session at 6:01 p.m. and the open meeting will occur after the completion of executive session.

Keep informed about school closings and delays

The district uses various forms of communication to keep families informed about school closings, delays or early dismissals.  read more

Reminders about middle and high school student drop off procedures

As a new marking period approaches, parents are reminded to adhere to school drop off procedures in order to facilitate a safe and efficient arrival for all students. To ensure safe and pleasant experience in the morning when dropping off your child, please follow these guidelines. read more

Musician Bernard Woma to perform world premiere at Nesin Theater

Master drummer and musician Bernard Woma will perform a world premiere entitled, “Tome Na” at the Eugene D. Nesin Theatre on St. John Street in Monticello on Sunday, December 7 at 3 p.m. Tickets are available at nesinculturalarts.org or by calling Ellen Nesin at (845) 794-6013.  read more

New York's students likely to have multiple pathways to graduation, including a career and technical (CTE) option

At its October meeting, the Board of Regents voted to authorize the State Education Department (SED) to finalize a plan that will allow New York's students to choose among multiple pathways to graduation, including a career and technical (CTE) pathway.
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Elementary morning music updates

There will be no Morning Music program during the Thanksgiving holidays, Nov. 26 – 28. Morning Music will resume as usual on Monday, Dec. 1.

The fourth, five and sixth grade choruses will present a winter concert on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7 p.m. in the MHS auditorium. This is incorrectly listed on the calendar as a MS/HS Prism concert.

Monticello High School Honor Society holds induction ceremony

The Monticello High School National Honor Society chapter welcomed a record amount of new members during its 2014 induction ceremony. A total of 40 junior and senior students were selected. read more

Budget video series kicks off with "Budget Basics"

MCSD Superintendent Tammy Mangus and Business Administrator Denise Cedeira will be sharing budget-related information in a series of videos that will be posted on the district website and Facebook during November and December. CLICK HERE for an overview of topics to be covered in future videos. CLICK HERE for more information about "Budget Basics" or view video.

Monthly message from Superintendent Mangus

Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus shares thoughts regarding district-related topics in her monthly e-newsletter, the Monti Navigator.  read e-newsletter

Winter Sports information available

Click here for coach information and practice announcements.

Information for parents on preventing Enterovirus

There is growing concern about the spread of Enterovirus D68, a respiratory illness affecting children and others. CLICK HERE for more information about symptoms and preventative care.

Important information regarding flu prevention

As we enter the flu season, it is important for families to understand why seasonal influenza is serious, symptoms to look for, and how to get them vaccinated. Please read the flu guide [pdf] from the New York State Department of Health to learn more.

2014-15 calendar is available for download

The school district calendar that will be mailed to households by mid-to-late August is now available for download. Please keep in mind that the best resource for updated information is the district web site.

CLICK HERE to view or download the 28-page document in its entirety.


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