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News headlines

Boys' varsity basketball game rescheduled

The basketball game originally scheduled for March 3 is rescheduled for Wednesday, March 4 at 5:00 p.m. at Monticello High School.

MCSD Board of Education special meeting, budget work session rescheduled

There will be a special meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the RJK Middle School Library. There will be a proposed executive session at 6:01 p.m. This meeting, originally scheduled for March 3, was rescheduled due to inclement weather.

The Budget Work Session originally scheduled for March 3 will now take place on Tuesday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m. at RJK Middle School Library.

MCSD makes its budget an open book

Superintendent Mangus pulled back the curtain to unveil a look at the inner workings of the district’s budget process when she 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.

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]

Monthly message from Superintendent Tammy Mangus

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

Spotlight shines on Ms. Kreeger

Welcome to the Teacher Spotlight, a regular feature that shines the light on our district's faculty and staff who are doing greater than average work. Our next honoree is Cooke fifth grade teacher Yesenia Kreeger. Superintendent Mangus will be selecting individuals to spotlight on a regular basis, so stay tuned! Congratulations to Ms. Kreeger!  read more

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

MHS winter sports teams finish strong, boys basketball wins division

Congratulations to our winter sports athletes who worked hard and finished strong. Good luck to Monti High's boys basketball team who won its divison for the first time since 2006. The first round playoff game vs. New Paltz will take place on Tuesday, March 3 at 6 p.m. at MHS.  read more

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

District Adopts Alternative Veterans Exemption

At its Feb. 12 meeting, the MCSD Board of Education approved the Alternative Veterans’ Tax Exemption at the basic maximum exemption levels.The exemption would be applied to the 2015-16 fiscal year, for school property tax bills issued in fall 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


Get district news and updates in the 2015 winter newsletter

The district newsletter is designed to keep the community informed about events and activities taking place in our schools and on a district level. You may read the newsletter online, download a copy to read at your leisure, or wait for a hard copy to appear in your mailbox near the end of the month! download winter newsletter [PDF]

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.

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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