Collaboration makes things easier

The kindergarten teachers at Cooke Elementary School collaborated with Barb Ward Blank to have her bring in her seeing eye dog in training. Students enjoyed meeting her and learning how the dog will collaborate with her human to make life easier to navigate. Brianne Wood collaborated with her class to make gingerbread cookies. Tasks were assigned …

Free digital photography intensive course opportunity for high school students

The Bethel Woods Center for the Arts’s Project Identity is accepting applications. Project Identity is a 12-week program for high school students that teaches the basics of photography, composition, historical processing and Adobe Photoshop. Throughout the program, participants explore the medium of photography as a conduit for personal expression and storytelling, according to the Bethel …

Monticello students to perform in Liberty Jazz Festival

The following middle and high-school students from Monticello’s jazz band will be participating in the Annual Liberty Jazz Festival in the Liberty Middle School Gymnasium on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. (snow date Sunday, Feb, 3).  The festival will feature High School and Middle School jazz ensembles from Liberty and Monticello. Monticello Jazz …

Jalon Fennell wins Amazon gift card in Cross County Reading Challenge

Students across Sullivan County are virtually reading their way through the county, thanks to an initiative from the School Library System at Sullivan BOCES. (SLSSB) In an effort to create a culture of reading across Sullivan County, the SLSSB created the “Cross County Reading Challenge.” Each school district has a “team” of participating students. Whenever …

KLR Read Aloud Library

Great things happen when great educators collaborate to help students. Kenneth L. Rutherford’s Instructional Coach Jill Yanetta and Technology Integration Specialist Timothy Mangiaracina teamed up to create the KLR Read Aloud Library — a place where students and families can access videos of members of the KLR community reading aloud their favorite books 24/7.  Finding creative …

Board of Education will meet on Jan. 17 at RJK cafeteria

There will be a regular meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. in the RJK Middle School Cafeteria. There will be a proposed executive session at 6:30 p.m. The open meeting will occur after the completion of the executive session.

The tradition of giving continues with the 2018 MHS Toy Drive

This year’s Toy Drive was a success thanks to countless donations and the competitive spirit of our Monticello High School students, faculty, and staff. After twelve collections days, we were able to raise close to $2000, which enabled the committee to fulfill approximately 130 wishes. Coordinating with our local Head Start, the committee received wish …

Alumna Brasington Visits MHS NAF Academy of Finance

Written by NAF AOF Entrepreneurship students William Weiss, Jr. and Joseph Hundeland Monticello High School (MHS) National Academy Foundation (NAF) Academy Of Finance (AOF) graduate Angela Brasington recently visited her alma mater to speak with the AOF Entrepreneurship class at Monticello High School to share some information about herself and her businesses. Angela’s companies, Anjé …