Inspired by Malala Yousafzai, sixth-grade students write about the power of the pencil

Students in Stephanie Santoro’s sixth-grade ELA class at the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School improved their writing skills thanks to Malala Yousafzai and her magic pencil. The class had been learning about Malala, and her advocacy over the past few months. Last week, Ms. Santoro read Malala’s Magic Pencil aloud to the class. The story, …

Applications open for Sullivan County Poet Laureate

The Sullivan Public Library Alliance is accepting applications for its Sullivan County Poet Laureate. Applications are due by Sunday, March 24. For more information about the SC Poet Laureate and how to apply, please visit the Livingston Manor Library’s webpage. 

Update from Superintendent Evans re: remaining snow days

Español Dear Monticello CSD Community Member,  I hope this letter finds you healthy and well.  As of today, the district has four (4) emergency closure days remaining for this school year.  Should these remaining four days be used for emergency closures or “snow days,” we will switch schools to remote instruction on any emergency closure …

It’s Monday in Monticello – Jan. 29

It’s Monday in Monticello – time for Superintendent Evans’ weekly update to the Monticello community. In this episode, a sneak peak of our students’ performance at the upcoming Liberty Jazz Festival, information about our communication survey, upcoming orientation for our incoming freshmen, the next Superintendent’s Office Hours, and our next BOE meeting. More info: Liberty …

Help us improve our communication! District invites families to complete communication survey

Español As part of its goal to to build authentic relationships rooted in trust, transparency and two-way communication with all constituents, the Monticello Central School District is asking all of our families to complete a communications survey. This survey will ask you about your experiences with communication from your school, as well as with communication from …

Did you earn $64,000 or less last year? Get your taxes prepared for free through MHS’s AOF VITA program

Monticello High School’s Academy of Finance will once again offer free tax services through its Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program for taxpayers who earned $64,000 or less in 2023.  Appointments are available on Wednesdays from Feb. 7 through April 10 from 2:30 – 5 p.m., and Saturdays, Feb. 10, March 9 and April 13 …

Updated Regents/SUPA week schedule; no classes in session Jan. 24, 25

Due to the district’s closure on Tuesday, Jan. 23, the schedule for the Regents/SUPA exams this week has been revised. No classes will be in session on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, and the exams missed on Tuesday have been rescheduled to Thursday. Only students scheduled to take an exam on Thursday should report …

April 2 Board of Education meeting canceled

During its Jan. 18 meeting, the Board of Education moved to cancel the board meeting scheduled for April 2, 2024, as the meeting falls during the district’s spring break.