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Show support for the PTO at the Harvest Festival

The Cooke-Rutherford PTO will be hosting the corn/hay mazes at the Bethel Woods Harvest Festival on Sunday, Sept. 13. The cost for the corn maze is $2; the cost for the hay maze is $1. A portion of the proceeds will go to the PTO.

It's time to get ready for the new school year! 2015-16 supply lists [PDF]

School supply lists now available

It's time to get ready for the new school year! 2015-16 supply lists [PDF]

Breakfast and lunch menus available online

Breakfast and lunch menus for Sept. are now 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.

Free meals will be offered to Rutherford students

The Cooke, Rutherford and Kaiser schools continues to offer free breakfast and lunch to students.  read more

Monticello implements new before and after school childcare program

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 | view program information

Register for Healthy Kids Extended Day Program anytime

Parents and guardians can register their child(ren) at any time by filling out a reservation packet,  available in the office of each elementary school building or contact Jeanne at 845-561-4700 ext. 19 to register via phone.

Superintendent Mangus addresses cost of before and after school childcare services

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

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. Click here to read the Monticello Board of Education policies regarding visitors.

Reminder: Photo ID required at student pick up

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!

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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MCSD has zero tolerance for bullying and harassment!

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.

Questions & Concerns

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!

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