2019 Cans for Kids fundraiser has record breaking support

In ancient times, alchemists spent a colossal amount of time trying to discover a process that would transform metal into gold. Despite their efforts, these early chemists never succeeded at their task. Had the Wood family of Wurstboro been around centuries earlier, they could have taught these budding scientists a thing or two about transforming …

Five Panthers chosen to participate in the BCANY Mid-Hudson Hoops Showcase:

Seniors Josh Gattling, Damorn Hall-Rucker, and Alonzo Stergis along with Juniors Jordan Ruggiero and Julian Velasco were named among the top 48 players in Section IX and had the opportunity to showcase their skills on Sunday at Goshen High School in the Basketball Coaches Association of New York hoops showcase.  Players throughout Section IX were …

Meeting and performing with a mandolin virtuoso

Students in the chamber music program, directed by Monticello High School music teacher David Chidsey, had the wonderful opportunity to perform with Jacob Jolliff of the Yonder Mountain String Band on Wednesday, Oct. 2. The students listened to him perform bluegrass and country music with his incredible virtuoso skills.

Special board of education meeting Tuesday, Oct. 15

There will be a special meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019 at 4 p.m. in the RJK Middle School Library. The Board of Education expects to enter executive session immediately.

Academy of Finance students get interview crash course from LEGOLAND

Students in Monticello High School’s (MHS) Academy of Finance (AOF) had the opportunity to hone their interview skills, courtesy of one of the Hudson Valley’s newest neighbors – LEGOLAND New York. On Sept. 26, Marcela Folkl, HR Business Partner at LEGOLAND New York, visited MHS to lead a presentation for AOF students. During the presentation, …

Four alumni selected to the Monticello Hall of Distinction

The Monticello Central School District will honor four of its distinguished graduates at the Hall of Distinction ceremony, which will be held on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at noon. Travis Brust, Patrick Dollard, Lori Leshner and Dan Smalls, all graduates of Monticello High School, have been selected to the Hall of Distinction. Each was nominated …

September’s Spotlights are Goal-Setters!

Kudos to our September spotlights who exemplify September’s Life-Ready skill of Goal-Setting. These fine folks, submitted and described by their building/department leadership team, know the job that they want to get done, and work hard to make it happen.  Edwin Ruiz – Emma C. Chase Elementary School  “Our spotlight employee this month at the Emma …