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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.

Academy of Finance students share their summer internship experiences

While many students spent their summers relaxing, and taking trips to the beach, 16 junior and senior students from Monticello High School's Academy of Finance spent their time gaining valuable real-world experiences with local businesses as part of the Academy's internship program. Read more

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.

Parent, student and coach volunteers sought to serve on Athletic Council

The Monticello Central School District is presently seeking two parents, two coaches and three student-athletes who are interested in serving on the district’s newly formed Athletic Council. Read more

Monticello seniors turn their tassels

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

State now requires meningitis vaccination in grades 7, 12

New York state now requires students entering seventh and 12th grades to be vaccinated against meningococcal disease. Read more

New immunization requirements for school entry

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: English | Español

Ten MHS seniors awarded scholarships

The Monticello Kiwanis Club awarded $10,500 in scholarship funds to ten MHS seniors. Read more

Meet the 2016 Summa Cum Laude graduates

"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

Monticello graduates take one last trip through their former schools

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

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

Ben Ulrich, Camryn Johnson named OCIAA Scholar-Athletes of the Year

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

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

Kyle McCreery named Basketball Player of the Year

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

Board awards standout teachers, scholar athletes

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  

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

MHS students receive inaugural Student Athlete Awards

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

Coach Urvashi Gupta named USTA Coach of the Year

 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

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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