On Sept. 4, district representatives will board a school bus and make several stops throughout the community to give students and their families an opportunity to talk to their superintendent, principals and teachers and, more importantly, meet the Monticello Panther! read more
Incoming ninth graders are invited to attend "Panther Camp" on Wednesday, September 2 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. This freshman orientation allows the high school's newest students to get familiar with the building through school tours (led by upperclassmen). Students will receive their schedules, locker combinations, computer passwords and more. This is a great opportunity to get comfortable with the high school before the first day of school! Registration is not necessary. Hope to see you there!
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
CLICK HERE to view or download the 2015-16 district
calendar in PDF format. The calendar will be mailed to all district
families by the end of Aug. Please note: the
first day of school for students is Wednesday, Sept.
Since this calendar is printed in August, event and activity dates may be altered throughout the school year due to unforeseen circumstances. The scrolling calendar on the website, which will be updated and active soon, is the most accurate source of information.
Five distinguished individuals will be inducted into the Monticello Central School District Hall of Distinction on Friday, Nov. 6. read more
The school district periodically places surplus items for sale on Ebay. view current listing for Cisco Wireless Access Points
View schedule by team on athletics page.
Please visit school pages to view or download lists.
Helen Herbert, who served as the district's assistant director of transportation during the 2014-15 school year, has been appointed director of transportation. read more
Cooke, KLR and RJK will once again be offered free breakfast and lunches during the 2015-16 school year. read more
During the 2015-16 school year, volunteers in Monticello schools will be asked to complete an application, in compliance with a board adopted volunteer policy. read more
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 (English)
Carta a padres para Programas de Comidas Escolares (Espanol)
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
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
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
Panther Camp will be taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 2 from 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Upperclassmen volunteers are needed to help with various activities designed to introduce incoming freshmen and their families to Monticello High School. Interested students may CLICK HERE to download an application. read more
Superintendent Mangus would like parents to know that the district has kept the best interests of our families in mind while exploring viable options to replace the ClubRec program and is currently seeking ways to help supplement the cost of before and after school care with grant funding. read more
Registration for Sept. enrollment is now open daily.
Please call (845) 794-7700, ext 78905, to make an appointment.
It is important for teacher assignment and class size planning
to register now. Please register all new students,
especially incoming kindergartners, by Aug. 14.
Please visit http://www.monticelloschools.net/registrar/index.cfm or download registration packet HERE.
On July 15, Monticello Central School District announced the implementation of its new before and after school childcare program. The Healthy Kids Extended Day Program will provide before and after school childcare to students in grades K-5 and offer recreation, arts and crafts and homework assistance. read more
Teachers and students are gone for the summer, but things are still bustling in the Monticello Central School District, where summer work has started at the Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School. read more
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
To ensure the safety and security of all students, employees and visitors to our buildings, the district has implemented new safety procedures. All visitors to any building are required to adhere to the outlined procedures listed here. Click here to read the Monticello Board of Education policies regarding visitors.
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."
The Monticello Board of Education adopted the 2015-16 school year calendar during the March 26 BOE meeting. see calendar [PDF]
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
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.
If you have questions or concerns you would like to share, please click on the ? button and fill out the online feedback form. A district representative will respond to you within 72 hours. We welcome your input!