District to appoint interim/acting principal for Cooke Elementary School

Spanish   Dear Monticello CSD Staff and Community Member, George Cooke Elementary School Principal Conmeka Lockhart has, unfortunately, submitted her resignation as principal, effective Dec. 11, 2020. We will appoint an interim or acting principal to cover this important position in the short-term. This will also allow us to conduct a more thorough search for …

Scheduled maintenance on Nov. 25 may temporarily interrupt district networks

On Wednesday, Nov.  25th beginning at 4 p.m.  and concluding at 8 p.m., the Mid-Hudson Regional Information Center (MHRIC) will be conducting scheduled system maintenance.  Internet connectivity and connection to services will be periodically unavailable during that time. This will affect our Internet access and connections to district services (ClassLink, Email, etc.)

Monticello High School Comfort Closet set to open Dec. 7

The Monticello High School Boys and Girls Keystone Club will be opening its Comfort Closet for high school students to receive necessary personal hygiene products beginning Dec. 7. Members of the Keystone Club worked diligently last year gathering donations  to help provide necessary personal hygiene items and toiletries to their peers in need. Now, the …

Chase Scholastic Book Fair – virtual style – is now through Nov. 30

The Scholastic Book Fair is happening now for Chase Elementary School. Of course, it’s virtual, but still lots of fun! Click here for the link. Then, type in “Emma Chase” to locate our fair. Easy peasey. There are SO MANY books and other items from which to choose! Have some fun, explore and get some …

Virtual tours of Temple University and Marist College to be held Nov. 19

The STEP Program at the College of Staten Island will host a “virtual” college tour of Temple University and Marist College on Thursday, Nov.  19 at 6  p.m. via Zoom. Representatives will be present to talk about the admissions process, program offerings, financial aid/scholarship opportunities and the many extracurricular activities. Pre-registration is required. Interested students …

Nominate outstanding art educators for regional awards

The New York State Art Teachers Association (NYSATA) Region 7 Awards Program is now open to receiving nominations for outstanding art educators in the following categories: Elementary Middle School High School Retired College/University Patron of the Arts We all know exemplary art educators, colleagues who go beyond their call of duty in the classroom, are …

Important message for senior students re: senior pictures

Attention Monticello High School senior students:  If you have not taken your senior pictures, you can schedule an appointment by visiting prestigeportraits. Enter New York state and the city of Monticello on the homepage to find your school’s schedule and book an appointment. The next round of pictures are Nov 18-Nov 20. Please don’t wait to make your appointment. …

After-school tech help is available

Tech help for parents, students, and teachers is now available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday after school and can be booked through this bookings page. If you have a student or parent who is struggling with the tech tools we are using, please send them the link to sign up, or have them contact Anna Estep by email aestep@k12mcsd.net.