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Three MHS athletes honored by OCIAA

Robert Buckley received the 2018 Tyler Muise MVP Award, a recognition that celebrates the contributions students with special needs make to sports programs, while Morgan Mitchell and Jonah Lilley both received the 2018 Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association's Scholar Athlete Award during the organization's annual breakfast. Read more

Sullivan County legislators honor local valedictorians

Attendance matters at MCSD

The district is encouraging students and staff to be present in the classroom every day.

#MonticelloRocks Spring Concert 2018

There are a million reasons why #MonticelloRocks. MHS parent Gabriel Espinosa recently shared one.

Academy of Finance seniors take a tour of Wall Street, BlackRock

Seniors learn about BlackRock and take a walking tour of Wall Street on a full day in New York City

Spreading the gift of reading and language

Monticello High School students read some favorite kids' books - in Spanish - at KLR

Prepare to be colorful

The Monti Color Run to benefit the Academy of Finance has been rescheduled to June 3.

Syrian children receive portraits created by MHS students

During Monticello’s annual district-wide art show on Friday, May 18, attendees will watch a video of Syrian children receiving portraits of themselves. To many watching the video, the children will be strangers, but for students in Lisa Baisley’s and Jay Brooks’ Drawing and Painting classes at Monticello High School, there will be familiar faces – faces these students know intricately, since they’ve spent several months painting them. Read more

Revised 2017-18 school calendar

At its May 3 regular meeting, the Board of Education approved a revised 2017-18 school calendar. Under this new schedule, the last day of school for students will be on Friday, June 22. Monday, June 25 will be a conference day for staff.

Monticello High School students help others communicate

Students assembled 'Let's Talk' booklets for kindergarten parents to help them get their young students taking.

More than 100 Monticello students to participate in solo festival

More than 100 students from the Monticello Central School District’s music department will participate in the annual New York State School Music Association’s (NYSSMA) solo festival being held on May 4 and 5 at Sullivan West. Read more

Students in MHS' Culinary Club bake for good

Students in the Monticello High School Culinary Club participated in the “Bake for Good” program, sponsored by King Arthur Flour. Read more

Spots available in district's pre-kindergarten program

MCSD’s Project Excel Universal Pre-Kindergarten program still has spots available, beginning in September 2018. The program, transportation and meals are all free. Eligible students must turn four years old by Dec. 1, 2018. For more information, or to register call 845 794 7700 x78905

Monticello High School presenting spring concerts May 7 and 8

Parts one and two will be presented on Monday and Tuesday, respectively. The concerts are free and open to the public.

Demystifying the college admissions and financial aid process

On Tuesday, May 8 join Elizabeth Levine from Signature College Counseling at 6:30 p.m. at the Mamakating Library for "Demystifying the daunting college admissions and financial aid process." The event is free, but registration is required by May 1. Read more

Incident at Monticello High School

On Friday, April 20, 2018, 13 students were involved in a physical altercation at dismissal time in front of the high school. Read more

Ready, set, Uno!

Career Readiness Program hosts Uno Tournament to prepare for the fifth annual Awesome Alliance Field Day on May 11.

Anime, Star Wars programs coming up at the E.B. Crawford Public Library

Academy of Finance's VITA program featured in the news

Spectrum News covered the story of MHS students helping members of the community prepare their taxes. Click here to view

Have a productive summer at SUNY Sullivan LPP

Applications are now being accepted for the four-week summer program of Liberty Partnerships Program from July 9 to Aug. 7

Students receive academic excellence scholarships

Five Monticello High School students receive New York State Scholarship for Academic Excellence awards

Way to ski

Monticello boys' and girls' ski teams take championships; head to states

It's all skill as Jerome Luckey takes Section 9 title in high jump

Monticello's Jerome Luckey soared to the Section 9 Class A high jump championship

The Academy of Finance pays it forward to the community

The spotlight is on the group that is completing tax returns free of charge for community members.

Scholar athletes, teams recognized at board of education meeting

Four fall teams earn scholar/athlete team designation; 60 athletes earn awards

Boys basketball team helps in the fight against cancer

10th annual BCANY vs. Cancer Classic raises funds to fight cancer

Follow MHS on Twitter @MontiHS_Pride

Academy of Finance students providing free income tax service to community

The group has done it for a decade. If you meet income requirements, these talented students will do your income tax for free.

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

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

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

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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