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News headlines

Spring break begins Monday, March 30; classes resume on Tuesday, April 7

There will be no late bus runs on Friday, March 27. Enjoy the break!

Monticello named "Best Community for Music Education"

For the seventh time, Monticello has been recognized nationally for its commitment to excellence in music education. Monticello joins 388 districts across the country in receiving the prestigious distinction in 2015.
read more

Nominations sought for 2015 Hall of Distinction

Do you know of a former MCSD graduate or attendee, employee or board member who represents Monticello excellence? The district is currently seeking applications for potential inductees into the Hall of Distinction. Applications are due by April 15, 2015.  for more information about eligibility requirements and application details.  read more

DOWNLOAD NOMINATION PACKET [pdf] or DOWNLOAD NOMINATION PACKET [word doc]

2015-16 budget video series continues

During recent community conversations, Superintendent Tammy Mangus and other members of the district leadership team met with community members to discuss budget management, Board of Education goals and current and future safety initiatives.
CLICK HERE to visit budget page and view presentation

MCSD wins grant; elementary school yoga program to expand

The Monticello Central School District is slated to receive a $500 grant from Stewart’s Holiday Match to help expand the yoga program that is currently offered to select students at Emma C. Chase and George L. Cooke elementary schools.  read more

Spotlight shines on Ms. Tanzman

Our next honoree is RJK Middle School teaching aide Ms. Deena Tanzman. Congratulations to Ms. Tanzman!  read more

Kindergarten registration to take place March 23-26 and April 13-17,
by appointment only

Parents and guardians of incoming kindergarten students are encouraged to call the district's registrar's office to make a registration appointment.  CLICK HERE for more information and registration materials [PDF]

Update: revised district calendar

There was a typo in the previous version of the Board approved district calendar. CLICK HERE to view an updated version. Please note: give back days are May 22, May 26 and May 27. Also, please note that Passover begins at sundown on Friday, April 3 (not May 3 as printed in the calendar.) Sorry for any confusion!

Interested in running for the school board?

The Sullivan County School Boards Association is holding a workshop for prospective board members on Monday, March 23 at 7 p.m. All Sullivan County residents are welcome to attend this FREE workshop for people who are interested in running for a board of education position. Reservations required by March 20. Contact Heather Strauss at 845-701-5022 or heather.strauss@scboces.org.   SEE FLYER FOR MORE INFORMATION

Varsity wrestling named most improved team of the year

Friends of Section 9 recognized Monticello High School's varsity wrestling team for their hard work this season. read more

Questions about how best to prepare for college?

Students in grades 9-11 and their parents are encouraged to attend the Annual College Night Program sponsored by Sullivan County Community College on Tuesday, March 24. A wide variety of workshops will be offered.  Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the first program will start at 7:00 p.m.  see flyer

Transportation requests for non-public schools due by April 1 

Download the transportation request form if your child requires transportation to a non-public school for the 2015-16 school year.

MHS Academy of Finance offers free tax preparation service

For the past eight years, Academy of Finance students have provided free tax preparation service for members of the Monticello community through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA). Services will be offered from Feb. 7 - April 13, by appointment only. read more or leer en español

Monticello band and orchestra program visits New York Philharmonic

Students and families from the band and orchestra Program recently visited New York City to experience a multimedia concert at the Philharmonic! Each season, the Young People's Concerts introduce fundamental musical concepts and the cultural history of classical music to children.

    

MCSD offers surplus items for sale on Ebay

The school district will periodically offer "retired" durable goods and assets, including technology-related equipment, for sale online at Ebay. There is currently a Macbook laptop being offered. Please follow the link http://www.dcmoboces.com/Services_Mgmt.cfm?subpage=562 for more information.

Morning Music - important information

The elementary Morning Music program is continuing as usual. Students are preparing for the All District concert to be held on June 9. Thank you!

MCSD makes its budget an open book

Superintendent Mangus and Business Administrator Denise Cedeira presented an overview of the 2015-16 budget to the MCSD Board of Education and members of the community. read more or visit budget page to view budget presentations.

Monticello CSD participates in grant-funded review of testing

The Monticello Central School District is participating in a three-county Teaching is the Core grant (http://www.titc3.org) during the 2014-2015 school year.  read more

Monthly message from Superintendent Tammy Mangus

Each month, Superintendent Tammy Mangus shares her insights about the district in the Monti Navigator.  read March Navigator

MHS students earn NYS academic scholarships

Five Monticello High School students have earned New York State scholarships for academic excellence.  read more

Kiwanis family raises money for Catskill Regional Medical Center

Members of the Monticello Kiwanis Club, the MHS Key Club and the RJK Builders Club, with help from the Academy of Finance, raised $1,000 for the medical center's cardiac unit during the annual Heart-a-thon. Monticello High School's Academy of Finance also participated in the fundraiser. read more

Online SAT preparation program and after school support offered

Students have access to an online SAT preparation program and after school support will be offered on a set schedule beginning Feb. 10. Students are encouraged to take advantage of these resources.  see schedule

MCSD Board of Education sets goals and priorities for upcoming years

The board met with Superintendent Mangus to identify key priorities and has set forth four goals for the 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 school years. read goals

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

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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MCSD has zero tolerance for bullying!

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