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A message from Principal Stephen Wilder regarding exams this week

Good Day Monticello High School Students and Families! This is Stephen Wilder, principal of Monticello High School, with a reminder that only students who are taking a Regents exam, final exam, or attending a pre-planned tutorial should be attending school next week from Monday through Thursday. Click here to read more.

End of first semester dates to shift due to school closures

Due to the loss of instructional days so close to the end of the first semester, we are shifting the end of the first semester. This plan takes into consideration the days we have missed since returning in January (four days missed as of today) and the possibility of losing additional days next week due to freezing rain in the forecast. Read more

UPDATE: The performance by Bernard Woma has been canceled

Originally scheduled for Monday, Jan. 22, the concert with Bernard Woma has been canceled. If the concert is rescheduled, notification will be found here on the Monticello School District website and on Facebook.

Sullivan County high school students invited to compete in talent show

Auditions will be held on Saturday, Feb. 17 and finalists will compete for cash prizes up to $1,000 in the "I Have a Dream" Talent Show on March 10. Performers must register online to audition. Read more

Academy of Finance seniors take a tour of SUNY Sullivan

Learn history of the school, what it has to offer and even some dining etiquette.

High school musicians share music of the season

Ensemble musicians filled the Sullivan County building with song as part of a holiday tradition.

Drama club wows audiences with fall production

It was a totally different take on Greek mythology and audiences loved the high school drama club's fall show.

An impressive debut

Monticello High School's robotics team, Team Xtream, takes championship at tournament. Read more

MHS feeds 100 for Thanksgiving Food Drive

The generosity was overwhelming as students and staff at Monticello High School raised $4,500 and helped feed 100 families this Thanksgiving. Read more

Thank you from the MHS Class of 2018

The MHS Class of 2018 would like to thank the Monticello Firehouse for their generous support and financial assistance at their annual Pancake Breakfast on Oct. 15. A special shout out for the Miss Monticello Diner for their donation as well.

Parents – please be on the lookout for a letter from Ms. Hurley

Donations and fundraising for the Class of 2018 will be used to offset costs of the prom, the senior class trip, the Senior Night at Holiday Mountain as well as cap and gown costs. Parents, look for a letter from Ms. Hurley within the next few weeks detailing all these events and costs.

'Monti Idol' is Friday

On Friday, Oct. 20, the Monticello High School Tri-M Music Honor Society is hosting "Monti Idol," a singing competition involving high school students performing their favorite pop songs. The finalists were chosen by audition to sing three popular music selections. Tickets are $3 and proceeds support the Tri-M Music Honor Society and Monticello Performing Arts Booster Club. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Monticello High School Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium.

Dress for success

You've got to dress the part when you go on an interview. Juliette McKerrell from Wayne Bank in Monticello stopped by to talk to the Academy of Finance students with some useful information. Read more

Congratulations to soccer teams 

The Monticello boys' soccer team won the championship at the 5th annual Robert VanEtten Jr. Memorial Soccer Tournament this past weekend.  Read more

MHS students selected for NYSSMA All-State Music Festival

Four Monticello High School students have been recognized for musical excellence and named to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State music ensemble performance at the annual Winter Festival held in Rochester, NY, Sunday, Dec. 3. Read more

LPP helps students prepare for life after graduation

Middle and high school students are encouraged to take advantage of the Liberty Partnerships Program (LPP,) an after-school and summer program implemented by SUNY Sullivan. The program is designed to promote college readiness and career development among eligible students who need some additional assistance to help them meet their goals and has a great lineup of community partners, including the Hurleyville Makers’ Lab, Catholic Charities, and Sullivan Agencies Leading Together (SALT). Read more

MCSD to serve free meals to all students

Beginning on Sept. 7, 2017, the Monticello Central School District will serve free meals – both lunch and breakfast – to all students, regardless of their family’s income status through the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP). Parents do not have to take any action to participate, however, the district asks all parents, regardless of income, to return the confidential income proxy form that will be sent home with students on the first day of school. Read more

Monticello High School students featured in The Trusted Professional

Monticello High School student volunteers for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) are making headlines throughout the state. Read more

Key Club members brighten the day for CRMC residents

Members of the Monti High Key Club recently visited the Catskill Regional Medical Center to spread some springtime cheer.  Read more

Today's Students, Tomorrow's Teachers honored at ceremony

Three Monticello High School senior students, Autum Bivins, Raheem Brown and Na-eelah Shackelford, were honored at the inaugural Mid-Hudson Region Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teacher’s (TSTT) Recognition Ceremony. Read more

Students' artwork displayed at art show

Teachers from the high school selected a variety of student work across a diverse spectrum of mediums, including design, painting, color drawing, black & white drawing, mixed media, sculpture, digital art, photography and animation to be showcased at the county-wide art show. Read more

A successful tax season at Monticello High School

Academy of Finance senior student, Taylor Spargo, reflects on her participation in the VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program. Read more

A visit from an accountant

Academy of Finance student, Tyrese Vilela, discusses a recent visit from a senior accountant, Sean Glander.

Panthers put a slam dunk to heart disease

The boys’ basketball team recently played in the Slam Dunk Heart Disease tournament on Jan. 14. The boys will compete next in the Sullivan County BCANY vs. Cancer tournament Feb 3-4. This event supports the oncology unit at CRMC and a portion will also be donated to alumni Rayanne Rysinger, who is currently searching for advanced treatment to help with ongoing challenges from the removal of a brain tumor.

Seniors brighten Rutherford Elementary School

A fresh coat of sunny yellow paint, bold hallway murals and silhouettes of children jumping, learning and playing are among the colorful changes that greet students as they enter Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School. Read more

Portraits created by Monticello students to travel to Bolivia

A group of children in Bolivia will soon receive portraits of themselves painted by young artists from Monticello High School. Read more

MHS makes adjustments to extracurricular eligibility policy

This eligibility policy applies to all student members in clubs, sports and activities, including spectators of any after-school event. Read more

MHS student recognized for musical excellence

Monticello High School junior Bella Lovett has been recognized for musical excellence and named to the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) All-State music ensemble performance at the annual Winter Festival. Read more

MHS water outlets test positive for elevated levels of lead

In September 2016, a New York state law went into effect that requires all public school districts to test water for lead. The district has recieved prelimary results from water quality testing at MHS. Read more

STEAM Math video tutorials online

Click here to access a video tutorial made by MHS students Hariel Mangual-Rodriguez and Bryan Granados, on how to correctly use calipers and micrometers. Be sure to subscribe for future tutorials!

AOF students learn the importance of professional dress, interview strategies

Evadne Giannini, a local businesswoman and Academy of Finance Board Vice-President, recently visited junior-level accounting students to speak about the importance of dressing appropriately in a business setting 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. For additional information, click here to read 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. More

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