Fall 2018 All-Star Athletes announced

Congratulations to our Fall 2018 Monticello All-Star athletes: Girls’ Tennis Lina Rios, Sullivan County Democrat All-Star Anastasia Gessman, Sullivan County Democrat All-Star Lauren Edwards, Sullivan County Democrat All-Star Girls’ Cross Country Sarah Grodin, 1st Team Sullivan County Democrat All-Star Aubrey Soller, 1st Team Sullivan County Democrat All-Star Victoria Blinston, 2nd Team Sullivan County Democrat All-Star …

NYSED data results: Monticello CSD is in “Good Standing,” scores high in parental involvement

With all five of Monticello’s schools receiving the “Good Standing” designation from the New York State Education Department, the Monticello Central School District has officially been named as a district in “Good Standing” under the New York State Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). The NYSED released the results of these new accountability measures on Jan. …

RJK grading period extended; report cards will be mailed Feb. 6

A message from RJK Principal Nicholas Millas: Greetings RJK families. Due to the number of weather-related closures, we are extending the grading period for the second marking period.  This will cause a delay in the report cards being sent out.  Grades will be locked on Monday, Feb. 4, and published on Tuesday, Feb. 5.  Report cards …

Monti-MBK MLK celebration will take place on Jan. 22 as scheduled

Despite the District’s closure, the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper Program’s MLK Day celebration will take place as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Ted Strobele Center located at 10 Jefferson St  in Monticello   The party celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, and the official one-year anniversary of the …

KLR Winter Concert has been rescheduled to Jan. 29

The Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School Winter Concert for grades 3-5, originally scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 23,  has been rescheduled to Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 9:30 a.m. The snow date will be Wednesday, Jan. 30. More information will be sent home with students on Wednesday, Jan. 23.

Scholar Athletes work hard, play hard

At its Jan. 17 Board Awards Ceremony, the Monticello Central School District’s Board of Education honored the Monticello athletes and teams who earned the “Scholar Athlete” distinction from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. Girls Cross Country 96.94% average Coach: Richard Sternkopf Gabrielle Acosta-Herrera Victoria Blinston Sarah Grodin Mana Iwata Rachel Leventoff Sasrika …

Board Awards honor remarkable Monticello team members

At its Jan. 17 meeting, the Monticello Board of Education held its semi-annual “Board Award Ceremony,” to recognize staff and students who exemplify excellence and a commitment to the Monticello Central School District community. Read more about these fine folks, as described by their nominator(s), below.  Ms. Gernilee Schombs, Nominated by Stephen Wilder, High School …

Team Cortland collaborates with excellent results

Team Cortland certainly knows how to work together. In ELA, students are working on making connections between texts. “Collaboration is working together on something to make it better,” said Keliyah Thomas, pictured here in the bright orange hoodie.  “I think collaboration is being able to work with others as a team,” added Julia Wysokinska, at …

Team Albany is all about diversity

“Diversity means being able to enjoy and appreciate each other’s differences and learn about a culture you never knew about before!” That is according to Team Albany at RJK. Diversity is indeed including individuals representing different origins, religions, colors, sexual orientations and economic structures, to name a few. We learn from each other and grow …