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Fall sport registration begins Aug. 7 for middle school students

Fall sport registration begins Aug. 7 for middle school students.Questions? Contact 845-794-8840, ext. 10995.  Read more

Summer Learning Academy at RJK is up and running!

Breakfast is served at 9 a.m. and classes run from 9:30 a.m. through dismissal at 2 p.m. For more information, contact Summer School Co-Principals Dr. Jason Doyle and Sara Kozachuk at 796-3058 ext. 4.

Summer programs for teens and tweens

The Ethelbert B. Crawford library will host two teen and tween programs at the library this summer. Read more

Important dates for the 2017-18 school year

A list of important dates for the upcoming school year is available online here. The full school calendar will be available online over the summer and one printed copy will be mailed out to each district family prior to the beginning of the school year.

Congratulations Emily LaRuffa

The Robert J. Kaiser Middle School would like to congratulate Emily LaRuffa for receiving high GPA honors. We apologize for an error we made and not having the recognition at our eighth grade moving up ceremony. Recognizing students who are greater than the average is important to us and we wish Emily much success in high school. Read more

Robert J. Kaiser Middle School launches mentorship program

The school has begun a pilot of the New York State Mentoring program and is the only pilot site in Sullivan County. Read more

Seventh grader's bar mitzvah project connects him to community

Jacob Kaplan has raised over $530 dollars for his school's backpack program as part of his bar mitzvah preparations. Through the program, children who are at risk of hunger during the weekends are given backpacks filled with nutritious foods. Read more

Students artwork to be on display for Dream Rocket Project

Seven students from Mrs. Bassett’s art elective course will have their fiber art creations added to the collection of thousands for the Dream Rocket Project.Read more

Builders Club raises money for Heart-A-Thon

Students from the RJK Builder’s Club once again sold paper hearts for the WSUL/WVOS Heart-A-Thon. They raised $85 – a huge feat considering we had so many snow days! They money will go towards new hospital equipment. Here they pose with Mr. Al Frangipane from Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) and their club advisor Mr. Bill Oefelein and Kiwanis Liaison Ms. Sheila Lashinsky.  

The Earth Guardians have a new slant on a "Giving Tree"

Students have done such an incredible job growing organic produce using their indoor tower growing garden that they have been able to invite the school community into their space to cut fresh lettuce, spinach, arugula and Swiss chard, for their holiday meal. Read more

"Monticello Blue" knows how to solve a problem

The “Monticello Blue” Junior Math League team is invited to compete in the Mid-Hudson Junior math League playoffs at Minisink Middle School after winning the sections. Read more

First day of the 2016-17 school year video

Monty the Panther spent the entire first day of school prowling the halls of all of the district's schools to welcome back all of our students. Click here to watch the video and see Monty in action, hear welcome back messages from each of our principals and to check in with our students on how their first day went. The next EPIC workshop will be Oct. 4

"The Middle Years" newsletter offers valuable advice for adolescents and their families

Click here to read the September edition.

RJK National Junior Honor Society holds induction

Members of the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School National Junior Honor Society welcomed 29 new members at an induction ceremony held May 24. Read more

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.

Morning announcements posted daily on School Links

Find out what's happening each day at the middle school.  CLICK HERE for morning announcements.

Free meals will be offered to RJK students

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

MCSD implements new visitor sign-in procedures

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

Parent Today offers parents tips to help children succeed

Have you signed up for the free, opt-in resource Parent Today? Be sure to check out the Parent Today e-newsletter and website, which offer tips and resources to aid parents in their partnership with educators to support students throughout the educational process, from pre-k through high school. read more

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