Sullivan Renaissance offering paid internships for spring/summer work

Sullivan Renaissance, in partnership with The Center for Workforce Development, will hire several young adults (ages 16-20) for a paid internship to work alongside volunteers on community projects from May through September.   Interns will participate in a series of youth development meetings and a “Day of Service” project. Starting salary is $12.50 per hour. …

Monticello is making music at the all-county festival March 7

More than 70 students from the Monticello Central School District were chosen to perform among the county’s most accomplished musicians in the annual Sullivan County Music Educators All-County Music Festival, which will take place on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Tri Valley High School Bernstein Theater. The schedule for the festival is as follows: …

RJK Math Team Section D champs in the Mid-Hudson Valley

Congratulations to the RJK Middle School Math Team, which recently earned the section D championship for the Mid-Hudson Valley Jr. High Math League. The 17-person Math Team, which for competition purposes was divided into two smaller teams (Monti Blue and Monti Panthers), competed in five regular season meets. The Monti Blue team secured an invitation …

Dental Health Program a success at Cooke

The Children’s Dental Health Program, held at Cooke Elementary School on Feb. 5, was a huge success with more than 140 children and family members attending. The children participated in games and activities, won some great dental-related prizes through raffles and enjoyed a delicious, nutritious dinner, all while learning about the importance of dental health …

A monstrously good time at KLR

Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School kicked off their monstrous month of February with a visit from author and illustrator, Daniel Jude Miller, on Feb. 5. The students and staff enjoyed his presentations sponsored by EPIC. One of the favorite parts of the presentation was the unveiling of Fergurson the monster. Daniel Miller ended his presentation …

Superintendent Search update

The search for the next leader of Monticello is entering its next phase – interviews. The Western New York Educational Service Council (WNYESC), hired by the district to conduct the search, received 17 applications in response to its posting. The WNYESC then used the criteria established through Board of Education insight and community feedback to …

Information from the state regarding Coronavirus

The New York State Department of Health and New York State Education Department commissioners have issued a joint statement regarding the Coronavirus. They have requested we share it with our school district community. A new coronavirus called 2019 Novel (new) Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) was first found in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. This virus had not been …

MCSD considers new grade alignment at two of its elementary schools

Update, Feb. 7: with the Feb. 6 Board of Education meeting cancelled due to inclement weather, the Board is now expected to make a decision concerning this matter at its March 5 meeting. Community members with questions or concerns are encouraged to attend the Board meeting on Feb. 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the George …