June Monti Message

A monthly recap from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Evans Thank you This past year presented so many unique challenges, and I cannot express enough—in words—how thankful I am for the patience and efforts of our parents, community members, students, and staff.  Our collective flexibility and determination propelled us through this storm.  Though we are …

Welcome, incoming sixth graders!

A video for the incoming sixth-grade class of Robert J. Kaiser Middle School. In this video, you’ll meet your administrators and teachers and learn more about them. We’ll be sharing more information as the start of school approaches.

RJK Summer Academies

Español Dear RJK Students and Families: The RJK Middle School is pleased to announce our RJK Summer Academies for the Summer of 2021.  The descriptions for the different academies are below and are available to all students on a first come, first serve basis. Academies will run in 2-week blocks, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. …

“Positively RJK” Week of June 7 – June 11

“Positively RJK” celebrates students who have earned a positive referral . Congratulations to the following students:  Positive Records 06/07/21 – 06/11/21 Maureen Garcia-Morgan – 6th grade Yahir Garcia Angela Braselmann – 8th grade Chaz Kelley Rebecca Frey-Ramos 6th – 8th grade Trista Mann                                                                                        Kent Johnson-McKnight Hannah Robinson                                                                            Kayla Popp

Vaccine requirements for incoming sixth-grade students

Message from the Nurses Office: New York State requires all students who will be entering 6th grade in September 2021 to receive a booster Tdap (diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis) vaccine.  Proof of booster must be received prior to the start of next school year. The exceptions for Tdap are students who will be 10 years old as they …

Second Graders Receive Books from Monticello Kiwanis Club

Article courtesy of Sheila Lashinsky, Monticello Kiwanis Public Relations Chairperson: The Kiwanis Club of Monticello recently delivered chapter books to the thirteen second grade classes at the George L. Cooke Elementary School in Monticello just before summer break begins. The books were selected by Kiwanian Doris Motl, who is a retired 4th grade teacher. Accompanying …

Chase teachers’ generosity benefits local families

This spring, the Monticello Teachers Association (MTA) partnered with various community organizations to lend support during these unprecedented times. The Emma C. Chase Elementary School faculty and staff collected supplies and funds for the Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless. We collected a ton of toiletries, socks, large cans of vegetables, and $350 monetary donation …