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News headlines

BOE adopts 2015-16 proposed spending plan

During the April 23 meeting, the Monticello Board of Education unanimously adopted a $82.6 million proposed budget for 2015-16, which significantly decreases spending and yields a significantly reduced tax levy.  read more

MTA's Meet the Board of Education Candidates Night to be held
Monday, May 4

Everyone is invited to the Monticello Teachers Association's annual Meet the Board of Education Candidates Night on Monday, May 4 from 6:30-8:30 in the Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium.  read more or view candidates' statements

Spotlight shines on Mrs. Bahrenburg

Our next spotlight feature is about Susan Bahrenburg, director of Monticello High School's Academy of Finance. Congratulations to Mrs. Bahrenburg! She is a true example of Monticello excellence.  read more

School closed on May 22, May 26 and May 27*

As a result of having three unused snow days left, school will not be in session for students or staff on Friday, May 22; Tuesday, May 26; and Wednesday, May 27.

*Please note if an emergency should arise and we need to use day(s) prior to May 22, the take back days are as follows:
     · if one day is used, May 27 will become a student day
     · if two days are used, May 26 will become a student day
     · if three days are used, May 22 will become a student day

NYS Science Performance Assessments,  grades 4&8, to take place on May 20 & May 21

Reminder: The NYS Science Performance Assessments for grades 4 and 8 will take place Wednesday, May 20 and Thursday, May 21.

EPIC offers parent workshops on April 28 and 30

EPIC is encouraging parents to attend April workshops discussing issues of key importance to families. Topics include: Single Parenting, Developing Respect and Caring in Young Children and Promoting Non-Violent Solutions. read more

Academy of Finance receives recognition from NYSSBA

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

MHS Music Department presents annual Spring Concert, May 11-12

The MHS spring concert is a two part series. The first concert will take place May 11 at 7:30 p.m at Nesin Theater. The second concert will take place May 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the Arnold Hughs Auditorium. Admisson is free. read more

Please note: additional NOON bus runs on May 19 & 20 for MHS

On May 19 and 20, a noon bus run has been added to accommodate high school students who are taking tests. Regular morning pick up, afternoon dismissal and 4:30 p.m. late bus runs will be offered as usual. The additional noon dismissal run will follow the late run bus stops. see late bus schedule

New website page provides safety updates

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.

Monticello students to participate in NYSSMA Music Festival on May 9-10

Over 100 students will be participating in the Annual NYSSMA Solo and Small Ensemble Festival to be held at Sullivan West Central Schools on May 8 and 9, 2015. read more

Monthly message from Superintendent Tammy Mangus

Each month, Ms. Mangus shares her insights about the school district in her e-newsletter, The Monti Navigator view April issue [PDF]

BOE adopts 2015-16 calendar

The Monticello Board of Education adopted the 2015-16 school year calendar during the March 26 BOE meeting.  see calendar [PDF]

Sullivan County Democrat honors Monticello athlete and coach

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

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 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.

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

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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