“Creating a Culture of Kindness” event scheduled for Friday, Sept. 6

On Friday, Sept. 6 the Monticello Central School District Special Programs Department will host author and guest speaker Ron James for a special presentation , “Creating a Culture of Kindness”. The assembly will take place at Monticello High School in the auditorium  from 6-7 p.m. Before he was a motivational speaker and published author, Ron James …

MCSD Board of Education appoints Dr. William Silver as Acting Superintendent of Schools

On Friday, Aug. 16, the Monticello Central School District Board of Education appointed Dr. William Silver as Acting Superintendent of Schools, effective  Aug. 17 through 31. Beginning Sept. 1, Dr. Silver’s title will change to Interim Superintendent of Schools up through and including Feb. 28, 2020. He will receive a per diem amount of $800 per …

Joint press release of the Board of Education of the Monticello Central School District and Superintendent Tammy Mangus

JOINT PRESS RELEASE OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE MONTICELLO CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT AND SUPERINTENDENT TAMMY MANGUS From the Board of Education: Superintendent Tammy Mangus has today submitted her resignation to the Board of Education, effective Aug. 31, 2019. The Board of Education wants to publicly thank Superintendent Mangus for her hard work and …

Nine graduate in August ceremony

Nine Monticello High School senior students officially became alumni on Friday, Aug. 16 at the summer school graduation ceremony. Barbara Brown, John Cruz, Sebastian Fernandez, Thalia Hayes, Thomas Liciaga, Anthony Osisami, Tyler Plaster, Melanie Robinson and Alan Smith received their diplomas, as family and friends cheered from the audience. Senior class speaker Melanie Robinson spoke …

“The final huddle” will honor Panther Joe Salthouse

During the Panther Pride celebration on Sept. 7, there will be a balloon release and vigil in honor of Joe Salthouse. The commemoration will take place on the Monticello High School football field, after the completion of the football game, which begins at 1:30 p.m. 

Special board meeting to be held on Friday, Aug. 16

There will be a special meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Friday, August 16, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. in the Chase Elementary Library. The Board of Education will convene at 7:00 a.m. and expects to enter executive session immediately.

Summer learning at Monticello

by William Weiss, MHS Summer Communications Intern  What do you think of when you hear ‘summer school’? Many people will think of schools where the work given by teachers is not the least bit interesting or no fun is had by students and staff alike. Monticello takes a different path, instead opting to enrich the lives of students. …

Summer interns learn life skills

by: William Weiss, Monticello High School Summer Communications Intern  First jobs can be scary but everyone eventually faces having to enter the workforce. Your first job can either leave a sour taste in your mouth or can provide valuable experience and get you ready for future careers. Monticello High School summer internships are the pinnacle of the latter.  …