Support your Monti baseball team with Panther gear

Everyone loves to wear gear showing their favorite team. Show your support for the Monticello baseball team with shirts, shorts, hoodies and pants purchased during their fundraiser. There are only days left! Go to BSN Team Sports until April 1, 2019 to help support your Panthers!

Music to our ears

The Monticello Central School District has just been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education for the ninth time.  To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Monticello’s music department detailed information about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities and …

MHS Boys Basketball athlete and coach receive county-wide distinction

The Sullivan County Democrat recently recognized two integral members of the Monticello High School Boys Basketball family, naming Coach Chris Russo as one of 2018-19 Sullivan County Democrat Boys’ Basketball Co-Coaches of the Year (along with Coach Fred Ahart of Roscoe), and athlete Josh Gattling as 2018-19 Sullivan County Democrat Boys’ Basketball Player of the …

MHS and RJK Jazz Ensembles perform in Albany

The Monticello High School Jazz Ensemble, directed by Andrew Verdino, and the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School Jazz Ensemble performed as part of the New York State School Music Association (NYSSMA) Music in Our Schools (MIOSM) Concert Series in Albany, New York. The students performed on the South Concourse, visited with Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and …

Determination, persistence and tenacity are on display

Mrs. Frey-Ramos’ class is determined to learn the names of our 50 states.   They persisted through putting together this U.S.A. puzzle. They showed patience with their teammates and they persevered through sorting the states by their beginning letters.  This class certainly showed its tenacity this month.  

KLR STEAM Fair postponed to April 25

The Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School STEAM Fair, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, has been postponed to Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m.   

Cooke students learn about writing, illustrating…and monsters

Cooke Elementary School students had a very exciting day Monday, March 18. Daniel Jude Miller, a children’s book author and illustrator, came to visit and talk about writing and illustrating books. Miller let the students in on a little secret, right from the start: the secret to becoming a good artist is practice.     …

Builders Club donates to Heart-a-thon; receives donation from Kiwanis.

Members of the Builders Club at RJK Middle School both gave and received recently. The students sold paper hearts during a fundraiser for the Heart-a-thon at Catskill Regional Hospital. The club raised $100 and presented a check for that amount to Al Frangipane and Lori Orestano-James, volunteers for the Heart-a-thon. Then it was the club’s …

School board meeting to be held Thursday, March 28

There will be a regular meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, March 28, 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 executive session.