Chase raises $5,677 for Kids Heart Challenge

The Chase School participated in the Kids Heart Challenge, which is a national education and fundraising event sponsored by the American Heart Association. Physical Education teacher Mrs. Tamara Coney facilitated the program during PE classes by teaching the students jump rope skills, explaining how their hearts work, and how to develop heart-healthy habits. The students …

The winners of the Chase Flag Day essay contest

Congratulations to all the fifth graders who participated in the annual Flag Day essay contest at the Chase School. The fifth grade students with honorable mention were: Ryleigh LeCastre, Kate Smith, Julio Santiago, Sean McAssey, Emiley Pine, Emiley Hughes, and Ayden Barschow. The first place winner was Diane Van Houten; second place- Ralf Embro and third place- …

Holocaust survivor speaks to students about standing up for good

‘For evil to succeed, the good people do nothing’ While the world was marking the 75th anniversary of the Invasion at Normandy on June 6, D-Day, Werner Reich was speaking to middle school students from Monticello and Liberty at the Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium. Reich, now 91, provided some living history to the students as …

Parents/guardians and students – Take our survey!

Attention parents, guardians and students!  RJK Middle School has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the New York State Education Department Supportive School Grants Program to build programming focused on student discipline and improving attendance rates. This summer, we will take part in planning the program for next year. Your feedback is important for shaping …

Students inspire at Monticello President’s Education Awards

Monticello Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus welcomed students, family members and friends Tuesday night to the Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium to honor the recipients of the 2019 President’s Education Awards. Students in fifth, eighth and 12th grades – those moving on to middle school, high school and graduating from Monticello High School – were recognized …

RJK Builders Club celebrates a year full of service

The Robert J. Kaiser Middle School’s Builders Club held its annual end-of-year celebration and pizza party on Wednesday, June 12. Students munched on pizza and snacks as they watched a slideshow featuring  the club’s events and milestones of the past year. There was certainly plenty to reminisce over, as the Builders Club had participated in …

Board of Education donates signed books to each school

Students at every school in the Monticello Central School District (MCSD), including Project Excel, will have some new literary choices, thanks to a donation from the Board of Education. At the inaugural Sullivan County Book Festival held in late May, members of the Board of Education secured a variety of books, many signed by the …

Catch up with Monticello’s EPIC program

Catch up with all of the great happenings in the “Spring Into Summer” edition of the Monticello Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program’s newsletter.

Three RJK students awarded Frank Salamone Enrichment Awards

Three students from RJK Middle School were recently awarded the Frank Salamone Enrichment Award from the Wurtsboro Fire Department. The award is for the students to attend the Ten Mile River Scout Camps in Narrowsburg. Pictured from left are JoAnn Salamone with students Preston Roosa, Alex Langowsky and Zachery Roosa. Ten Mile River Scout Camps …