Check your mailboxes, Monticello residents!

The September 2019 edition of The Panther Post, which includes information about the upcoming Classroom 2020 Phase II project, community calendar and other MCSD news and events has been mailed out to all addresses in the Monticello Central School District. Please keep an eye out for this important newsletter. Residents can expect it to arrive …

Monticello Library to host Community Clothing Swap on Oct. 12 

Join the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello on Saturday, Oct. 12, as they celebrate the Great Give Back Day by hosting its first Community Clothing Swap. The Great Give Back is an initiative that began in Suffolk County. The mission is to provide opportunities for library patrons in New York State to participate …

Non-perishable food donations sought for Cooke Backpack Program

Cooke’s backpack program provides students in need with a backpack full of non-perishable food to take home at the end of each week and just before school breaks; but the pantry is close to empty! If you can donate non-perishable goods to help keep this much-needed program going strong, please contact the Cooke Backpack Program Coordinator, …

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 …

Elementary schools welcome School Counselor Molly Messina

With the addition of School Counselor Molly Messina to the Monticello team in the 2019-20 school year, students can add another brick to the foundation they are building during their elementary years to support their future. The New York State Education Department recently released new guidance regulations requiring that all elementary school students have access …

Learn more about Classroom 2020 at one of our open houses

Join Board of Education members and district leaders at one of our upcoming open houses to learn more about Classroom 2020 Phase II, ask questions and tour our facilities.  Open houses: Sept. 7, 12:30 p.m., Monticello High School (gymnasium entrance) Sept. 11, 6 p.m., Cornelius Duggan Elementary School  Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m., Kenneth L. Rutherford …

Disaster preparedness course to be held at Daniel Pierce Library

New York State is offering two hour training sessions for residents to have the tools and resources to prepare for any type of disaster, respond accordingly and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions. On Sept. 26 at 6 p.m., a training session will be held at the Daniel Pierce Library, 328 Main St. …

Panther Pride window decals

Show your Panther Pride with a window decal! Download the order form and return, with payment to the high school athletics office by Oct. 4. Each decal costs $5 and can be paid by cash or check made payable to Monticello Athletics.  Orders will be fulfilled two weeks after the deadline.