Dana Taylor named CCE’s 2019 Friend of Extension recipient

Monticello CSD’s Executive Director for Special, Summer and After-School Programs, Dana Taylor, received the 2019 School-Based Friend of Extension award from the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC). The award highlights a Sullivan County school district or district staff member who partners with CCE Sullivan to involve young people in making changes in their schools to promote health, wellness …

The Superintendent Search Community Survey is now live; Board seeks community input and invites public to forum

Please read the short message below from our Monticello Board of Education President Lori Orestano-James before taking the survey. The Board believes it is critical to obtain community input about the desired characteristics of the next Superintendent as well as the challenges and opportunities that they will encounter. To that end, an online survey has …

Cooke students perform “The Sisters Grinn” – a new take on some classic stories

You may have heard of the Brothers Grimm fairy tales, but unless you’re part of the George L. Cooke Elementary School community, chances are you’ve never heard of The Sisters Grinn: Hanselle Hood and Gretelle Locks. It’s an original play penned by Monticello alumna Noel Komatz that takes the characters from three of the most …

Underclassmen photo retakes scheduled for Friday, Nov. 22

On Friday, Nov. 22 there will be Underclassmen retakes in the auditorium lobby during lunch periods. Order forms are in the main office and cafeteria.  Please see Mrs. Ross in room 200 for more information. 

Monticello CSD welcomes Sandy Wagner as Director of Information and Technology

At its Nov. 7 meeting, the Monticello Board of Education appointed Sandy Wagner as the Director of Information and Technology, effective Dec. 16. He will replace Executive Director of Technology Shelley Rossitto, who is retiring after nearly two decades in the position. In his new role, Mr. Wagner will oversee the development, implementation and use …

AOF accounting students head to the big apple

Eleven students from Monticello High School’s Academy of Finance (AOF) participated in the New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA)’s Career Day, at the organization’s Manhattan office right in the heart of the financial district — 14 Wall Street.  NYSSCPA invited all junior and senior AOF students who have, or are currently taking, accounting courses …

Civic-minded youth aged 13-21 invited to apply to NYS Governor’s Youth Council by Dec. 9

The New York State Governor’s Youth Council seeks applicants aged 13-21. The Youth Council is comprised of one student representative from each county in the state to identify and prioritize issues that matter to the youth of New York.  According to the council, it is an incredible opportunity for New York’s youth to represent their …