Classroom 2020 Phase II rejected by voters

Voters in the Monticello Central School District rejected the Classroom 2020 Phase II Capital Project on Thursday, Oct. 17 with 721 no to 642 yes votes. These results are unofficial.  The project would have funded extensive renovations and repairs at each building in the district, including the St. John Street Education Center, and the reopening …

Oct. 17 Robert Van Etten Memorial Soccer Tournament games postponed to Oct. 24

The Robert VanEtten Memorial Soccer Tournament games scheduled for Oct. 17 have been postponed.  The boys first round games will be played on Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Monticello will play Tri Valley on the lower HS field and Eldred will play SW on the upper HS field.  The girls tournament games will be played …

Rachel’s Challenge Chain Reaction Community Event will be held Oct. 21

You are invited… Start a Chain Reaction  Robert J. Kaiser Middle School will host a  Rachel’s Challenge Community Event Presentation on Oct. 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Monticello High School auditorium at 37 Breakey Ave in Monticello, New York  The Rachel’s Challenge Presentation, for ages 12 and above, is about the inspiring story of …

MHS junior Emily LaRuffa featured in Times Herald Record article

The Times Herald Record recently featured Monticello High School junior Emily LaRuffa in an article where she shares how her experience at the USA Volleyball High Performance championships in Fort Lauderdale, Florida has impacted her success on the courts this fall. Click here to read the article.  

Yankee Candle fundraiser will support a plethora of MHS student activities

Monticello High School’s Student Council is holding its first fundraiser of the 2019-20 school year: Yankee Candle. The Yankee Candle fundraiser is the first of several that the group plans to organize throughout the school year. The proceeds will go towards College in the Classroom (CIC) Scholarships, cap and gown assistance, funding for the upcoming …

Cooke students have hearts of gold

For the third year in a row, the George L. Cooke Elementary School students vowed to “whip pediatric cancer” at the school’s third-annual Whip Pediatric Cancer Assembly on Friday, Sept. 27. In the weeks leading up to the assembly, students were encouraged to decorate a gold heart in exchange for a suggested donation of $1 …

Monticello Teachers’ Association will host fifth-annual Tinsel Trot

On Saturday, Dec. 14 at the Monticello Teachers’ Association (MTA) will host its fifth-annual Tinsel Trot 5K Fun Run in Rock Hill and Reindeer Dash. The Reindeer Dash, a fun run for children aged 10 and under, will begin at 9:30 a.m., with the Tinsel Trot beginning at 10 a.m.  This holiday-themed race, complete with …

Monticello becomes 25th My Brother’s Keeper community

Press release courtesy of the New York State Education Department The New York State My Brother’s Keeper Community Network now includes 25 member communities, Interim State Education Commissioner Beth Berlin announced Oct. 4, 2019. The program recently added connections with Peekskill and Monticello City, the 24th and 25th communities to join the growing initiative to …