Feb. 20 EPIC workshop cancelled

The EPIC workshop, “Encouraging Emotional Growth,” originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 has been cancelled and is expected to be rescheduled in March. Please keep an eye on the website for the new time and date.   

Update regarding emergency days

As of Feb. 19, the MCSD has used seven of its 10 allotted emergency days, leaving the District with three remaining emergency days, and 34 days until the spring season (and hopefully, spring weather) arrives. “We are hopeful that Mother Nature spares us from the extreme and extended winter weather that we saw last school …

Author Robert Jackson will offer free workshop for parents

On Tuesday, Feb. 26, students, staff and parents in the Monticello Central School District will have the opportunity to learn new skills and strategies for dealing with problematic behavior. Author Robert Jackson, nationally recognized for his expertise in teaching cultural diversity, restorative practices, socio-emotional learning, and trauma, will return to Monticello High School for a …

Safe Homes of Orange County helps MCSD students learn about healthy relationships

Students in the Monticello Central School District are learning what healthy relationships look like, thanks to a partnership between the District’s Special Programs Department and Safe Homes of Orange County. Safe Homes’ Community and Youth Educator Kodi Haney has been making weekly visits to Monticello’s secondary schools to set up an interactive display during lunch …

131 MCSD students selected to perform at All-County Music Festival

131 students from the Monticello Central School District were chosen by audition to perform among  the county’s most accomplished musicians in the annual Sullivan County Music Educators All-County Music Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, March 2 at the Liberty High School David Panebaker Auditorium.  2:30 p.m.: MS String Orchestra, Elementary Chorus, Middle School …

Internship and scholarship opportunities available with Sullivan Renaissance

Sullivan Renaissance offers volunteer opportunities and paid internships for high school students. Intern applications are due March 1. Volunteering with a Sullivan Renaissance project may fulfill community service requirements and qualify you for a college scholarship. The applications for internship and scholarship opportunities are available on the Sullivan Renaissance website.  Disclaimer: This opportunity is sponsored …

Monticello High School’s lower gym floors complete

  The floors in the lower gym at Monticello High School are looking much more shiny than usual. After a number of schedule and weather-related delays, the installation of the new floors at the lower gym has been completed, and we’re excited for the upgrade.