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Fall sport registration begins July 17 for high school students

Fall sport registration begins July 17 for high school students.  Read more

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

MHS summer school information online

Find out about registration, meal schedules, test dates, graduation and more. Read more

Monticello takes a step back

Before Monticello High School’s class of 2017 takes their next steps forward, they took a step back and revisited the hallways of their childhood during the district’s second-annual Panther Parade of Pride.

Excelsior Scholarship deadline is July 21

New York’s tuition-free degree program, the Excelsior Scholarship, makes college possible for hundreds of thousands of students across the state by helping to alleviate the crushing burden of student debt.  Read more

MHS annouces fourth marking period Honor Roll

Monticello High School Principal Stephen Wilder, is pleased to announce the Monticello High School Fourth Marking Period Honor Roll. Students on the Principal’s List achieved an average of 95-100; High Honor Roll students achieved an average of 90-94.9; and Honor Roll is achieved with an average of 85-89.9.  Read more

AOF holds second annual My School Color Run

Thanks to everyone who participated in this colorful event...more than $5,800 was raised to support Academy of Finance scholarships! read more

Boys’ track wins OCIAA championship

For the third consecutive year (and seventh time in eight years), the Monticello boys’ track and field team has won the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA) Division III track and field championship. And the team has once again done so while going undefeated in the division. Read more

Varsity softball players recognized at Senior Day

Families and friends gathered at a special celebration to honor Monti High's senior Varsity softball players. 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

Tuition-free Excelsior Scholarship information

This year, Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature enacted the nation's first tuition-free degree program for full time students: the Excelsior Scholarship. The scholarship is available to students enrolled at a SUNY or CUNY community college or university beginning in the fall of 2017.  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

June Regents to be held June 13 - 22

The June Regents will be held from June 13 through June 22. Exam schedules are available in the high school guidance office, outside of each classroom door at the school and online here. Schedules were also mailed home with third-marking-period report cards.

Last Night Chamber Concert to be held June 12

The MHS Last Night Chamber Concert will be held on Monday, June 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school's auditorium. The event's date and location were erroneously listed on the school calendar.

MHS announces third-marking-period honor roll recipients

Click here for a list of recipients.

SCREENAGERS discusses impact of technology on children

What is the primary predictor of student success? Many people would guess that it’s intelligence, but it’s not. According to the documentary film, SCREENAGERS, a strong sense of self-control is a better predictor of student success than intelligence is. Self-control is not an inherent trait, but rather a skill that is developed – so what happens to a generation of children whose self-control is constantly being tested with the allure of digital technology? Read more

Runners Qualify for NYS Track Championships

On Friday, Feb. 24, Monticello runners Jillian McEneaney and My-Kell Farrar qualified for their second consecutive trip to the New York State Public High School Indoor Track & Field championships. Read more

MHS Academy of Finance to host second-annual Color Run

Join the Academy of Finance on Sunday, May 21 for its second-annual "My School Color Run." Registration is open now. Read more

MHS announces honor roll students

We're pleased to announce the Second Marking Period Honor Roll. Students on the Principal’s List achieved an average of 95-100; High Honor Roll students achieved an average of 90-94.9; and Honor Roll is achieved with an average of 85-89.9.Read more

MHS holds second Student of Distinction Ceremony, Feb. 1

MHS held its second quarter Student of Distinction Ceremony on Feb. 1 in the high school’s library. The event recognized 13 students from each department who have demonstrated exceptional behavior or achievement during the year. Read more

Six students awarded State Scholarship for Excellence

Six remarkable seniors and their parents were given a surprise announcement that left them speechless and bursting with pride. Congratulations to the following for having the highest average regents scores and for being awarded this year’s NYSScholarship for Excellence. Read more

A visit from an accountant

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

Please take note of the following end of semester date changes

Attention Monticello High School students and families: please read and take note of the following message from Principal Stephen Wilder in regards to changes in end of semester dates for classes, grades and reporting. 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.

MTA, Tinsel Trot organizational committee thank Monticello community

The MTA is thrilled to report on the successful Second Annual Tinsel Trot and Inaugural Reindeer Dashand that its proceeds will go toward significant donations to the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless and MTA Scholarship Fund.  Read more

Monticello High School students feed 100 families

In spite of an early snow day and cold weather, Monticello High School carried out a long-standing tradition on Tuesday morning, Nov. 23, 2016 -- the annual Thanksgiving Food Drive Assembly. Read more

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

Please note that the "So You Think You Can Dance" event has been rescheduled from Nov. 2 to April 21.

STEM students build a community

 Students from Mr. Waddell's classes are building on picnic tables, wheelchair ramps, closet racks, plaques and desk drawer repairs, to name a few. The best part of all? All of these are GIFTS to other students, staff and alumni of the district. View album

AOF students learn the importance of business attire

On Sept.27, Jacob Lerner of the Irwin Siegel Agency, Inc. in Rock Hill spoke with the Academy of Finance Entrepreneurship students about the importance of professional business attire. Contributed by AOF student member. Read more

AOF seniors experience dining etiquette lesson

AOF seniors recently took a field trip to SUNY Sullivan, which included a formal sit down dinner lesson at the Paul Grossinger Dining Written by AOF student member Scott Hughes. Read more

Unplugged selected as finalist for Non-Profit Leadership Innovation Award

Unplugged is being recognized for their creative programs in Monticello High School and SUNY Sullivan by the Community Foundation of Orange and Sullivan at the organization's Annual Leadership Summit. Read more

John Greenbaum enhances AOF student learning

Certified Financial Planner and CFO John Greenbaum recently visited the Financial Decision Making class, which is made up of seniors who have started looking into college opportunities and possible future professions. Written by Rachel Rivera Read more

Winter sport registration open now

Winter sport registration is now open to middle and high student-athletes. Register here.

MHS Career Pathways Fair will now take place March 10

Please note that the MHS Career Pathways Fair has been moved from Nov. 7 to March 10. This is an update to what was printed in the district calendar.

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.

2016-17 bell schedule and student handbook available online

Please click on the links on the left hand side of this website to view.

College benefits available for students eligible for free/reduced lunch

Paying for college can be a challenge for many families, but students who are eligible for free or reduced meals through the National School Lunch Program have the opportunity to take advantage of some cost-saving programs and initiatives. Students whose family’s income falls within the Income Eligibility Guidelines set by the USDA Food and Nutrition service may be eligible for several benefits. Read more

NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival rescheduled for May 5-6

The NYSSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival will now take place on May 5-6 instead of May 12-13 as originally printed on the district calendar.

MHS' internship program creates "life-ready" students

While many people may envision internship duties as fetching coffee and filing papers, students in the high school’s internship program are developing meaningful job skills that align with their career goals. Read more

Monticello's top senior students honored in Albany

On  June 2, nine Monticello students alongside other top students in the state of New York were honored by Senator John J. Bonacic at his 17th Annual Celebrating Excellence in Education Day. Read more.

Scholar Athletes honored at annual breakfast

Members of the Monticello Central School District community gathered at Mr. Willy’s restaurant in Monticello on Monday, May 16 for the annual Scholar Athlete Breakfast. The distinction is bestowed on varsity athletic teams who have a cumulative GPA of more than 90 percent. Read more

The spotlight is on Chris Palmer

Every community needs a superhero. Metropolis has Superman, Gotham has Batman, and Monticello High School (MHS) has Assistant Principal Chris Palmer. Read more

Guest speaker delivers powerful message, “You Matter”

On March 31, students listened to guest speaker Bobby Petrocelli explain how he let the tragic loss of his wife become the foundation of his mission to teach students how to live a triumphant life and find the faith, hope, and love they are searching for. Read more

MHS teacher wins Teaching Excellence Award

“Ellen Nutters has a deep understanding that the best key we can give our students is the knowledge that they can be, and should be, life-long learners,” Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus said. “She demonstrates this through her words, her lessons and her own life – leading by example.”  Read more

MHS students turn classroom into time machine

Visitors to room 227 in Monticello High School on Friday, April 1, were able to visit the Kaaba, watch a field of soldiers fight a Crusade battle and witness the Western Roman Empire descend into anarchy. Read more

Former football, lacrosse standout raises the game on drug awareness

Ken Bartolo, a former football and lacrosse standout athlete, brought a powerful message to MHS when he talked about how his drug and alcohol addiction derailed a promising athletic career. Read more

ASPIRE program promotes positive behavior

A new program at Monticello High School is transforming traditional in-school suspension (ISS) from an isolation pod to a platform that encourages students to make better choices and learn how to manage their emotions. 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.

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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