In a graduation ceremony filled with school pride, words of advice, and reflection, the members of the Class of 2016 heard a larger takeaway — that they were an extraordinary group, filled with record-setting scholars, athletes, dancers, musicians, and writers. Read more
New York state now requires students entering seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. Read more
With summer vacation fast approaching, now is a good time to make sure your child is up-to-date on his or her immunizations. Download a list of immunization requirements here:
Congratulations to the fourth marking period Honor Roll students! View list
The Monticello Kiwanis Club awarded $10,500 in scholarship funds to ten MHS seniors. Read more
"Summa Cum Laude" is Latin for "with the highest distinction." And that is just how these students are closing this chapter of their lives -- with a grade point average above 95 percent, and an academic foundation that will serve them will no matter what path they take. Read more
On Monday, June 13 the senior class of 2016 took a bittersweet trip down memory lane during the inaugural “Panther Parade of Pride." Read more
The Monticello High School Key Club ended its school year of community service activities with a pizza party, recognition of outgoing officers and new officer elections. Read more
Students enjoyed go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, golf, arcade games and raffles at the district's second annual senior "lock in." Read more
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
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.
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
Monticello High School senior Mackenzie Mitchell was named Scholar Athlete of the Week by Time Warner Cable News. Watch video
With cat food and dog toys in hand, the Key Club traveled to the Sullivan County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) on Monday, May 3. Read more
Her beautiful a capella rendition of Whitney Houston’s "I Will Always Love You" stole the show. Let’s also give a virtual round of applause to Alexis Costa (second place), Ariel Bourgious (third place), Molly Garcia (fourth place) as well as all of the other contestants. Want more photos? Follow Monticello Music on Twitter.
Every community needs a superhero. Metropolis has Superman, Gotham has Batman, and Monticello High School (MHS) has Assistant Principal Chris Palmer. Read more
Seniors Ben Ulrich and Camryn Johnson were selected OCIAA Scholar-Athletes of the Year for Monticello Central School District by the Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association (OCIAA). Read more
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
“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
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
Senior Kyle McCreery was named Sullivan County's Boys' Basketball Player of the Year. Thanks Kyle - and to all our amazing student-athletes - for making Monticello shine! Read more
At its March 17 meeting, the Monticello Central School District Board of Education awarded individuals from the district for demonstrating a greater than average commitment to students, education and the district’s community. Read more
MHS academic and athletic stand out Shaun Jackson has officially announced that he plans to continue his sports career in college next fall at Mansfield University in Mansfield, PA, a Division II college and the birthplace of Night Football. Read more
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
Visitors to the high school’s gymnasium will soon be greeted by a wood-cut display and cluster of plaques with the photos and names of the recipients of the school’s newly-created Student Athlete Awards. Read more
Varsity Tennis Coach Urvashi Gupta has been named the Virginia and Chuck Landis High School Coach of the Year by the U.S. Tennis Association Eastern Section, which encompasses all of New York plus parts of New Jersey and Connecticut. Gupta has been a coach at Monticello High School for over 25 years, during which time she has helped her players improve and worked hard to grow the game. read more
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
Last month, our Academy of Finance seniors had the chance to research potential career paths through job shadowing. Locations included: Cohen’s Bakery, Focus Media, Ameriprise Financial, Crystal Run Health Care, and Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell LLP. read more
On a cold December morning, Monticello High School students in Donald Waddell’s wood and manufacturing class stand outside the school, tools in hand, within a wood frame. As the winter wind whips around, a structure slowly starts to take shape. Before long, it will become an eight-by-16 foot shed used to store wood at Monticello High School. Read more
MHS junior and AOF member Paul Camera reflects on his class’ trip to SUNY Sullivan to collaborate where AOF members collaborated and presented with YEG (Youth Economic Group). read more
Students from Monticello High School’s LGBTS (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Supporters) took part in a fundraising campaign, raising over $300 to support GLSEN (Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education network). read more
The 2015-16 school year has been packed with accomplishments for Mr. Michael Regan, a new a social worker at Monticello High School and recipient of the Orange County Rising Star award. At MHS, Mr. Regan focuses on the A.S.P.I.R.E Program, which transforms the in-school suspension experience into a restorative learning process. read more
Twin sisters and Monticello High School seniors Camryn and Sydney Johnson signed a National Letter of Intent to attend and run track for Siena College in Loudonville, NY. read more
This handbook supersedes all prior handbooks and should be read and acknowledged by all student athletes and their parent prior to the start of the winter sport season during online registration. Learn more about online registration here.
The district appreciates parents' patience and cooperation as traffic patterns have been adjusted at the middle school and high school. read more
Thank you for your patience as we continue to fine-tune our drop off and pick up procedures. CLICK HERE for the most recent information about procedures for morning drop off and afternoon pick up at the middle and high school.
Travis DeGroat has been named to the National Society of High School Scholars, which recognizes top scholars from high schools around the world who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, scholarship and community commitment. read more
New York State requires health screenings for students each year. read more
Breakfast and lunch menusare available online. Click here to download menus, or learn more about online meal payments and free or reduced meals.
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.
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