Thursday, May 28 - DAY 5
Friday, May 29 - DAY 1
Our next spotlight feature is about Amy Garrett, art teacher at George L. Cooke Elementary School. Congratulations to Ms. Garrett! She is a true example of Monticello excellence. read more
More than 100 third grade students attended an interactive theater performance at Bethel Woods as a culmination of their theater writing unit. see photo gallery
Students at the George L Cooke Elementary School were excited to show off the school’s new sign! The school would like to thank the Cooke/KLR PTO for donating the new signage for our school entrance.
Pictured are students J’Vaughn Dawson, Madison Ames-Shaw, Emily Brito, Riley Doss, Adriana Anderson, Dylan Hardy, Sophia Antizzo, and Brooklyn Johnson
Kindergarten students presented Nurses Ketchum and Degraw with a special poster of appreciation for taking care of every boo-boo, sore throat, upset stomach and everything in between.
To ensure the safety and security of all students, employees and visitors to our buildings, the district has implemented new safety procedures. These are district-wide procedures; all visitors to any building are required to adhere to the outlined procedures listed here. For additional information, click here to read the Monticello Board of Education policies regarding visitors.
We are working hard to make student safety a top priority! You may have noticed that a PHOTO ID is required EVERY time you pick up your child. This policy was put into place to ensure that our students are picked up by the correct people every single day. We appreciate your understanding the importance of this policy!
Cooke second graders had special visits from Monticello High School seniors who had messages about staying healthy and active. read more
The director of transportation and the director of food services visited Cooke School recently to meet with student council members to addess the students' questions and concerns. read more
Students throughout the school participated in special reading activities in honor of Read Across America Week and Dr. Seuss' birthday. view photo gallery
The elementary Morning Music program is continuing as usual. Students are
preparing for the All District concert to be held on June 9. Thank you!
A new series of yoga sessions have left students feeling more relaxed and focused for school. These yoga sessions, says EPIC Coordinator Jane Sorensen, are a great way to help students identify new ways to strengthen their minds and bodies. See video below for a sneak peek; click here to see more.
Students in Ms. Ponsolle's second grade class made masks to celebrate 2015: the year of the goat. read more
The Cooke Elementary School Spirit Committee is pleased
to use proceeds from the school store to supplement the Backpack Food Program.
Under the direction of ALC teacher Mr. Eric Mabee, the backpacks help many
children with snacks and lunches while school is closed for the holidays and
weekends. Thank you Mr. Mabee; the staff and children appreciate YOU!
Pictured: Principal Sandra Johnson-Fields, teachers Megan Hobby, Nicky Wells and Amy Garrett, 5th grader Dylan Hardy, ALC Coordinator Eric Mabee, teacher Patty Whipple, 1st grader Jâ€™Vaughn Dawson, 4th grader Andrew Figueroa, 1st grader Tyiese Mack, 3rd grader Aaron Minton and 2nd grader Emily Brito
The district is piloting a program to engage its students in discussions about college in earlier grade levels with the hope that fifth graders leave elementary school motivated for their future in middle school and beyond. read more
The food service program provides students with tasty, healthy meals every school day. Click here to see what students can purchase for breakfast and lunch this month, to find out how to pay for school meals online or to see if your child qualifies for free or reduced meal prices.
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
View important dates for the 2014-15 school year. view the student calendar [PDF]
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!