EPIC to host virtual Parent Cafes

Monticello Central School District’s Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program will host a series of virtual parent cafes, on the following topics:  Self Care – Thursday, Jan. 7, 7 p.m. (Win a self care basket) Getting Organized – Thursday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m. (Win an organization-themed basket) Both workshops are free, but registration is required. …

EPIC Wellness Workshop will be held on Jan. 28

Monticello’s Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program will hold a free, virtual wellness workshop on Thursday, Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. via Zoom led by Jane Sorensen of EPIC and Elisa Mendels, SEW Facilitator at the George L. Cooke Elementary School.  The workshop will focus on:  Mindfulness, breathing & calming exercises Stretches to relieve stress …

Positive COVID-19 case at Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School

UPDATED 11:54 a.m.  A message from Superintendent of Schools, Matthew Evans:  Dear Monticello CSD Community Member, We were informed yesterday, December 21, that a student at Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School became ill and tested positive for COVID-19 last Friday.  The last time this student was in school was before Thanksgiving. This student has siblings …

Free farm stand and food distribution schedule for 2021

The free farm stand and food distribution schedule for 2021 is available online. This initiative, headed by Community Action and supported by numerous agencies, such as Cornell Cooperative Sullivan County, Action Towards Independence and SNAP-ED, provides free food to local residents. The events are held at least twice per month, according to the 2021 schedule. …

Performing Arts Department’s Winter Concert

The MCSD Performing Arts Department has been preparing for their annual Winter Concert virtually, as the pandemic has limited the amount of in-person contact with students that teachers can execute.  In place of the typical live winter concert the department has created a collage video to showcase the various programs around the district and bring …