(1:45 p.m.) At approximately 1:40 p.m.
Superintendent Mangus sent a notification via
SchoolMessenger to all parents and staff regarding the
district’s next course of action.
Click here to read for a copy of her notification.
(11:00 a.m.) All elementary students have arrived to school safely. All schools within the Village of Monticello will remain on lock-out until further notice from the Sullivan County Sheriff's Department. These schools are: Monticello High School, Robert J. Kaiser Middle School, George L. Cooke Elementary School and Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School. The Emma C. Chase Elementary School in Wurtsboro is not on lock-out, based on recommendations by the Sheriff's Department. What does a lock-out mean?
(8:30 a.m.) On Friday, May 29, 2015, Robert J. Kaiser Middle School and Monticello High School initiated their lock-out procedures at about 8 a.m. after being notified by the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department that a man with a gun fled police custody and may be in the area. read original story
Only Monticello High School students who are taking the Common Core ELA exam (in morning) and Common Core geometry exam (in afternoon) will be attending high school on June 2. All other Monticello schools will be open and running on their regular schedules.
There will be a regular meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, June 4, at 5:00 p.m. in the RJK Middle School library. There will be a proposed executive session at 5:01 p.m. for the purpose of interviewing two finalists for the assistant superintendent for business position.The regular meeting is set to begin at 7:00 p.m. in the RJK Middle School cafeteria.
Monticello voters approved the 2015-16 school budget, passed the capital reserve and tennis court propositions and elected three Monticello Board of Education members. read more
Long recognized for excellence in athletics competition, the Monticello Middle and High School Athletics Department recognized an equally impressive record of academic excellence at its annual New York State Public High School Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Breakfast Reception on Tuesday, May 19 at Mr. Willy’s Restaurant. read more
Our next spotlight feature is about Amy Garrett, art teacher at George L. Cooke Elementary School. Congratulations to Ms. Garrett! She is a true example of Monticello excellence. read more
To ensure the safety and security of all students, employees and visitors to our buildings, the district has implemented new safety procedures. These are district-wide procedures; all visitors to any building are required to adhere to the outlined procedures listed here. For additional information, click here to read the Monticello Board of Education policies regarding visitors.
Each month, Ms. Mangus shares her insights about the school district in her e-newsletter, The Monti Navigator. view May issue [PDF]
Mr. Brooks' mural portraying 1970s Monticello brightens library entrance. read more
The MHS Academy of Finance was recently highlighted in the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) news. There, business teacher and AoF advisor Susan Bahrenburg explains how AoF prepares high school students for life after high school and connects them to the world of financial services and personal finance. read more
As part of ongoing efforts to further recognize the health, safety and well-being of every student and staff member, the district has added a School Safety page to the website. This page can be located on the left hand column of the website under “District Links." This page will be updated regularly with news and updates about the district's current safety enhancements.
The Monticello Board of Education adopted the 2015-16 school year calendar during the March 26 BOE meeting. see calendar [PDF]
Senior basketball player Devin Williams was named Player of the Year and head coach Chris Russo Coach of the Year by the Sullivan County Democrat. read story
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
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
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.
To anonymously report a bullying incident or threat of violence, click on the icon and fill out the electronic form. This form allows individuals to confidentially report urgent and sensitive information to school officials.
If you have questions or concerns you would like to share, please click on the ? button and fill out the online feedback form. A district representative will respond to you within 72 hours. We welcome your input!