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Reminder: No school May 26-30

Because the district did not use all of its allotted snow days this winter, the board of education voted in February to adjust the calendar to reflect a “give-back” day on Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27. School will also be closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

MHS dance department to present two spring performances

These performances present class, student and guest choreography performed by all high school dance classes and Monticello Dance Company. Performances will be on Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. For more information, click here.

An important update regarding the All-District Elementary Concert

Please click here to read an updated letter regarding the concert. The initial letter mistakenly listed the concert as being June 11. The correct date is June 7. The dress rehearsal will be held on Friday, June 3 during the school day.

Student receives resounding review of artwork in state-wide project

Fourth-grade Emma C. Chase Elementary School student Noah Scheuermann was the first elementary student from Monticello Central School District (MCSD) to participate in the New York State Art Teachers Association’s (NYSATA) Portfolio Project on May 14.  Read more

The spotlight is on Tara Komatz

Ask a student in Tara Komatz’s fourth-grade classroom how they feel about their teacher, and he or she will have many great things to say. Read more

Information about Zika virus

Sullivan County Public Health Services has compiled information on the Zika virus and mosquito control. Please click here to learn more.

Music program to hold several end-of-year concerts

The Monticello School District music program has a few concerts remaining to round up the 2015-16 school year. Read more

Tri-M students give their regards to Broadway

All year long, they raised funds for a special field trip by selling food and water at a variety of Monticello activities. Read more

Flipped learning: homework in class and class lessons at home

In a typical classroom, students learn a lesson in class and then take an assignment home to practice that lesson. But what would happen if that scenario were flipped around? According to one teacher in the Monticello Central School District, great things. Read more

BOE adopts 2016-17 calendar

During its April 19 meeting, the Monticello Board of Education adopted the 2016-17 school year calendar. See calendar here. (PDF)

MCSD to host "Educators as Physicians: Using RTI Data for Effective Decision-Making"

MCSD, in collaboration with McGraw-Hill Education will present a training session with Dr. Jan Hasbrouck on August 15. Attendees will learn action-ready steps for the classroom for the coming school year, and will enhance new-year planning. Read more.

Superintendent Mangus asks the community to THINK

In the May 2016 edition of The Monti Navigator, Ms. Mangus discusses the importance of "truthful kindness." Read more

Retired Monticello principal and teacher named as award recipients

Kim Patterson and Constance (Connie) Keller have been named recipients of an Outstanding Educator Award and an Outstanding Friend to Education Award, respectively, from the Sullivan County School Boards Association. Read more

Monticello High School teacher wins Teaching Excellence Award

“Ellen Nutters has a deep understanding that the best key we can give our students is the knowledge that they can be, and should be, life-long learners,” Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus said. “She demonstrates this through her words, her lessons and her own life – leading by example.”  Read more

Autism Awareness Bike-A-Thon will be held June 4

The Livingston Manor Central School District PTA will host its inaugural Autism Awareness Bike-A-Thon on Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to noon. Many representatives from area organizations will be there to offer community resources about autism and support for families.

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

New York state now requires students entering seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. Read more

MCSD’s security team: handling crisis situations with care

Monticello Central School District’s security team will be learning new techniques designed to prevent disruptive situations within the school community from escalating into a crisis. read more

Online pre-registration now offered for new students

Parents and guardians may now complete pre-registration online. This first step allows parents and guardians to complete preliminary information online; enrollment will not be completed until a registration appointment is held with the district registrar. CLICK HERE to begin the pre-registration process.

Events customized for you via Google Calendar

The 2015-16 district calendar was printed and mailed to residents over the summer. To check for new and rescheduled events throughout the year, be sure to view the district's Google Calendar on the each school's home page or "like" the district on Facebook.

Volunteer policy now in effect

District volunteers will be asked to complete an application, in compliance with a board adopted volunteer policy. read more

Applications for free and reduced price meals now available

Children from households that meet federal income guidelines are eligible for free or reduced price meals. Click on the links below to learn about eligibility guidelines and how to apply for the 2015-16 school year.   parent letter and application |
carta a padres para programas de comidas escolares

BoardDocs allows easy Board of Education file access, storage

In an effort to streamline Board of Education documents and information, Monticello Central School District has implemented an easy-to-use content management system called BoardDocs. read more

MCSD implements new visitor sign-in procedures

To ensure the safety and security of all students, visitors are required to adhere to the outlined procedures listed here. Click here to read the Monticello Board of Education policies regarding visitors.

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MCSD has zero tolerance for bullying and harassment!

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