Academy of Finance students celebrate FBLA Day with the Binghamton Devils 

On Feb. 22, 2019, nineteen students from the Academy of Finance traveled to Binghamton to attend the “FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) Day with the Binghamton Devils” at Floyd L Maines Arena. We learned about the arena business and managing a hockey arena. Initially, we took a tour of the arena and saw all …

Growing confident, compassionate young women

Ms. Harden and Mrs. Ducey, sixth grade counselors at RJK, facilitate the JEMZ Girls’ Group at lunch.  JEMZ is an eight-session program based on compassion, kindness, fun and creativity, designed to promote self-confidence and build social relationships. The girls learn the importance of gratitude, having a positive attitude, working together and seeing the good in …

Ski teams place 5th, 6th at states

Skiers participating in the state championships at Gore earlier this week endured some pretty extreme condition. On Monday, there were 50 mile-per-hour winds and light snow. On Tuesday, the temperature dropped with a high of 5 degrees. Still, Monticello’s Alpine ski teams persevered and were successful. Shane Bittinger placed 8th in the slalom event. Overall, …

PRASAD brings dental services to Monticello CSD

The Philanthropic Relief, Altruistic Service and Development (PRASAD)’s Children’s Dental Health program is an initiative with a mission to improve the quality of life of children by providing oral care services and dental health information. The program operates a mobile clinic that provides dental exams and an array of dental treatments, including sealants, cleanings, fluoride, …

Monticello’s alpine ski teams win section title

The Monticello girls and boys alpine ski teams competed with a lot of heart on Valentine’s Day at the Section 9 championships. Both teams won the section 9 title with seven athletes advancing to states.  Shane Bittinger, Ryan Grodin and Kyle Foss will represent the boys team at states and Sarah Grodin, Jessica Blakesley, Drew …

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  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 Band 5 …

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.