District is closed Dec. 15; All schools pivot to remote instruction; all employees should work from home.

During the morning hours of Dec. 15, the Monticello Central School District administration was notified by the Monticello Police Department of a threat of violence directed towards the district. Upon recommendation from the Monticello Police Department, all schools and offices, including Project Excel, are closed today. All schools in the district will pivot to remote instruction, and all employees, including food services, custodial and transportation,  should work from home. There will be no transportation to BOCES or other out-of-district placements. Any school events scheduled for today are cancelled. 

This is an ongoing investigation. The Monticello Police Department is investigating this situation, and we will provide an update to the community later in the day.