Second-grade students learn about immigration

The second-grade students at the Emma C. Chase Elementary School just completed a unit on immigration. The children learned how and why people left their countries to make a new home in the United States. As a culminating activity the students created posters, dioramas and figurines that represented their families’ heritage.

Need help coping with daily stress and frustrations?

The Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program will present a free workshop, Coping with Daily Stress and Frustrations on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the George L. Cooke Elementary School, room 205. The workshop will be facilitated by Social and Emotional Wellness (SEW) teacher Elisa Mendels.  Children are welcome. The workshop …

2019 Monticello High School Thanksgiving Food Drive is a success

Monticello High School has worked together to help 100 families in our community enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal. As we have for well over 30 years, students, faculty, and staff worked together to raise enough money to purchase these meals from our local ShopRite. United Way provided us with our families, and collections began at …

The Superintendent Search Community Survey is now live

Please read the short message below from our Monticello Board of Education President Lori Orestano-James before taking the survey. The Board believes it is critical to obtain community input about the desired characteristics of the next Superintendent as well as the challenges and opportunities that they will encounter. To that end, an online survey has …

St. John Street School Community Hub will open first week of December

When Monticello students return from Thanksgiving break, they’ll find themselves with much more to do after the school day ends. The St. John Street School Community Hub (SJSSCH), located at 22 St. John Street, will open its doors to students beginning the first week of December. Open from 1:30 – 7:30 p.m., the SJSSCH will …

November’s spotlights are goal-getters!

Kudos to our November spotlights who exemplify November’s Life-Ready skill of Goal-Getting. These fine folks, submitted and described by their building/department leadership team, are the experts when it comes to achieving their goals! Ann Kurthy, Emma C. Chase Elementary School  “Congratulations to Mrs. Ann Kurthy for being chosen as our November spotlight. Mrs. Kurthy is …

MBK’s annual Thanksgiving dinner brings the community together

On Monday, Nov. 25 more than 120 members of the Monticello community gathered for the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Families, friends and businesses enjoyed a free Thanksgiving meal and a night of fun and friendship complete with giveaways, games and a turkey to bring home. The event was made possible by …

STREAM fall newsletter is live

The fall edition of the STREAM newsletter is live! Read the newsletter to learn how STREAM is enhancing student learning throughout the district.