DAR Good Citizens Program scholarship available

Attention seniors: The DAR Good Citizens Program is a scholarship open to all seniors who demonstrate the qualities of dependability, service, leadership, and patriotism. Please see Ms. Truesdell no later than Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019 if you are interested in applying.

Cooke community receives back-to-school donations

As students start their new school year at the George L. Cooke School, they were greeted with generous donations, such as folders, composition books, pencils, markers, tissues, glue sticks, book bags and much more. These donations came from the United Methodists Church of Monticello, Restoration Church in Monticello, Sullivan Correctional Facility, the NAACP and Mrs. …

KLR’s Morning Music begins first week of October

Morning Music will begin next week, the first week of October, for band, orchestra, chorus, and guitar students. Please look for transportation information in your mailbox at home. If you have not yet received your information, the last of the letters are going out this week.

“Relaxation Corner” helps students focus at KLR

In the hallway  between rooms 201 and 203 at the Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School, there is a new “Relaxation Corner,” courtesy of teacher Kayleigh Buboltz.  It’s a brightly-colored bulletin board filled with intricate blank coloring pages with a bag of markers attached. Students in any grade can request a trip to the relaxation corner …

At KLR and Cooke, class is a hop, skip and jump away…

While many elementary schools may prohibit jumping, skipping and crawling on the way to class, at Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School and George L. Cooke Elementary School in Monticello, it’s encouraged! When students at these two schools returned for the 2019-20 school year, they found that some of their hallways had been transformed into “sensory …

Virtuoso Mandolinist to visit Monticello High School

On Wednesday Oct. 2 at 2:30 p.m. in the Monticello High School Hughs Auditorium, virtuoso Mandolinist Jacob Jolliff of the Yonder Mountain String Band and the Jacob Jolliff Band will be conducting a workshop for MHS Chamber Musicians and performing some jazz standards with the faculty. Seating will be limited for the public and admission …