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News headlines

Superintendent Tammy Mangus shares monthly message

Superintendent Mangus shares her insights about the district in The Monti Navigator.
read October Navigator

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.

Updated technology page features parent communication tools

The district's "new" instructional technology webpage highlights communication tools for parents and students, as well as technology in the classroom. read more

Health screenings to take place in all schools

New York State requires health screenings for students each year. read more

Community volunteers sought to serve on district Facilities Committee

The district is presently seeking interested community representatives to serve a three year term on a district Facilities Committee which will be responsible recommending future building projects to the board. read more

Monticello shines the spotlight on Edwin Ruiz

The first staff spotlight of the 2015-16 school year is on a man who works behind the scenes year-round to make schools a clean, safe and positive place. Congratulations, Edwin Ruiz, for being a greater than average leader! read more

Elementary Morning Music Program kicks off on Oct. 5; information has been mailed

The Elementary Morning Music Program will begin the week of Monday, Oct. 5 at 7:05 a.m. CLICK HERE for important details. Letters have been mailed. If you do not receive a letter and need information, please contact Miss Wells at the Rutherford School at jwells@k12mcsd.net.

Monticello athletic apparel for sale

The Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School and the Panthers’ football team are participating in a clothing fundraiser. Click here to review the catalog and make purchases.

MHS soccer field will go pink for breast cancer awareness

When the Panthers take the field at the Robert Van Etten Tournament on Saturday, Oct. 3 at 10 a.m., they’ll have one thing in common — a desire to defeat breast cancer.The soccer field at Monticello High School will be outfitted with pink in recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  read more

Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library announces fall StoryWalk

The Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library is launching the fall StoryWalk®, a fun, educational activity that places the pages from a children’s book along a popular walking path. read more

Volunteers needed for E.B. Crawford Library Book Brigade

Love books? Libraries? Events? Looking for a chance to put ‘volunteer experience’ on your resume? Join a great group of volunteers and participate in the E.B. Crawford Library Book Brigade and help transfer an empty building into a brand new library. read more

District moving ahead with tennis court project

There’s been plenty of behind-the-scenes activity in the five months since district residents approved a proposal to build six state of the art tennis courts on a site near the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School and Monticello High School campus. read more

Dana Taylor appointed innovation instigator/supervisor of special programs

Innovation instigator not a title you've heard before? Read on to learn more about this newly created position and about how Dana Taylor (a Monti grad) will serve in this position within the district. read more

Friends of the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library to hold a sneak peek for members

For all who are curious about what the new Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library will look like, join the Friends of the Library at the Sneak Peek on October 7 from 5-7 p.m. All you have to do to attend this wine and cheese reception is be a Friend in good standing. Memberships range from $5.00 for students/seniors to $100.00 (or more!) for Golden Friends. Applications may be picked up at the Library.

Tax rates set for 2015-16

At its Aug. 20 meeting, the Monticello Board of Education adopted the district’s tax rate calculation for the 2015-16 school year that predicts an average tax rate decrease of 4.7 percent. read more

Breakfast and lunch menus available online

Breakfast and lunch menus for Sept. are now available online. Click here to download menus, or learn more about online meal payments and free or reduced meals.

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.

Hall of Distinction honorees announced

Five distinguished individuals will be inducted into the Monticello Central School District Hall of Distinction on Friday, Nov. 6. read more

Free meals will offered at Cooke, Rutherford, Kaiser

The Cooke, Rutherford and Kaiser schools continues to offer free breakfast and lunch to students.  read more

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

Monticello appoints assistant superintendent for business

The Monticello Central School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Failla to the position of assistant superintendent for business. She will be responsible for the administration of the overall business and financial operations of the district. read more

Read-a-Thon to take place at Crawford Library on Sept. 25

Celebrate your freedom to read during Banned Books Week at the Crawford Library Read-a-Thon on September 25 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. read more

Safety enhancements continue; security and safety staff restructured

While our students are enjoying the summer time, district-wide safety enhancement continues. Physical changes can be seen at every school building as main entrances are modified; a visitor monitor system will be in place at each school building by the start of the school year. read more

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.

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."

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]

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

Hot Topics

MCSD has zero tolerance for bullying and harassment!

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.

Questions & Concerns

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