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Upperclassmen volunteers needed for Panther Camp

MHS Panther Camp will take place August 30 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Panther Camp is an orientation for incoming  freshmen. Students and parents will get course schedules, computer passwords, locker combinations and building tours. We're looking for upperclassmen volunteers to assist with the tours. Learn more

MHS fall athletic registration open now

Fall athletic registration will begin on Friday, July 15 for high school students, and Monday, July 25 for middle school students. Please click here for more information.

Academy of Finance students welcome speakers

In April 2016, two speakers visited the Academy of Finance to discuss their careers with students. Read more

Fall sports practice to begin August 15

Practice for fall sports will begin on August 15. Please contact your coach for more information and details.

Sports physicals policy reminder

All students planning to participate in fall, winter or spring sports must get a physical during the summer. Physicals need to be done every year, and medical updates are required within thirty days of the first practice of the season.

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

Congratulations to Honor Roll students

Congratulations to the fourth marking period Honor Roll students! View list

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

Monticello High School Key Club End of Year Celebration

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

Seniors attend second annual lock-in

Students enjoyed go-karts, bumper boats, batting cages, golf, arcade games and raffles at the district's second annual senior "lock in." 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

MHS student named Scholar Athlete of the Week

Monticello High School senior Mackenzie Mitchell was named Scholar Athlete of the Week by Time Warner Cable News. Watch video

Key Club visits SPCA

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

The Monti-Idol 2016 winner is Netavia Walters

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.

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  

Shaun Jackson commits to Mansfield University to play sprint football

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

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

AOF seniors research potential career paths through job shadowing

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

Students build confidence and life-skills in shop class

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

Academy of Finance Juniors Experience YEG Entrepreneurship Symposium

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

LGBTS club commemorates Transgender Day of Remembrance

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

Michael Regan honored as Orange County Rising Star

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

MHS seniors sign letter of intent

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

Athletic Department implements updated handbook for student-athletes

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.

Thank you, Monticello families!

The district appreciates parents' patience and cooperation as traffic patterns have been adjusted at the middle school and high school.  read more

Updated pick up and drop off information

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.

MHS senior receives national honor

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

Health screenings to take place in all schools

New York State requires health screenings for students each year. read more

Breakfast and lunch menus available online

Breakfast and lunch menusare available online. Click here to download menus, or learn more about online meal payments and free or reduced meals.

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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