Golden Ticket Friday – May 29

It’s Golden Ticket Friday at the George L. Cooke Elementary School!  Are you one of this week’s Golden Ticket winners? Watch the video below and find out. Happy weekend! 

Board of Education meeting will be held via videoconference Thursday, June 4

There will be a regular meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. via videoconference with no in-person attendance. The meeting will be recorded and transcribed at a later date. There will be a proposed executive session at 6:30 p.m. The videoconference meeting will occur …

District-wide virtual art show

Check out this virtual celebration of our students’ artistic talents throughout the district. 

Elementary music students shining forth from home

During this time of virtual learning, even our youngest students have been hard at work learning the musical skills offered here in Monticello, and also showing how joyful, creative, and resourceful they are in any situation. Here’s just a small sampling of all their wonderful work!

Budget hearing available to view; newsletter will be mailed to all residents

The district’s budget hearing was held the evening of May 28. A recording of the hearing is available below. The start of the meeting was delayed due to technical difficulties and we thank the community for their patience.  If you have any questions about the proposed 2020-21 budget, please email  You will receive an …

MHS launches webpage for senior students

Monticello High School has launched a webpage to keep our senior students informed with the latest updates, changes and announcements. Please check back frequently, as we will be adding information as it becomes available.  Visit the senior webpage

Faces on Fire, Volume 2

Buildings may be closed, but school is still very much in session.  “Faces on Fire”  highlights Monticello educators who are finding innovative ways to continue to keep our students engaged, healthy and learning throughout these unprecedented times. Click “read more” on the image below to read the second issue in this on-going series: 

Interested in politics? Sen. Jen. Metzger is hiring interns

A representative from Sen. Jen Metzger’s office sent the following letter to Monticello High School, looking for summer interns who may continue on the campaign into the fall: Sen. Jen Metzger’s 2020 Summer Campaign Interns will be working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment and will be expected to be flexible while completing day to day …

Students invited to participate in Sen. Jen Metzger’s student advisory committee

Sen. Jen Metzger is putting together a student advisory council, assembling students from across the 42nd Senate District in New York state. The purpose of the committee is to tackle youth-specific issues in our communities. Monticello students are encouraged to participate. Click here to read the letter from Metzger’s office and reply by May 31. …