The Monti Message, January 2021

A monthly recap from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Evans I.  Our Schools COVID-19 Vaccinations We have been working with Sullivan County BOCES to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations to all our staff and affiliated service providers, consistent with New York State Department of Health’s 1B vaccination eligibility.  While some of our staff have received vaccines as …

Monticello Hall of Distinction looks for new committee members

The Monticello Central School District Hall of Distinction committee is searching for new members. Committee members help find deserving nominees, participate in the decision making on which nominees are selected for the honor, and facilitate the process, getting the nominees ready for the annual ceremony. “Working on the Hall of Distinction committee is truly an …

Positively RJK – Jan. 18 – Jan. 22

“Positively RJK” recognizes students who have received a positive referral from their teacher in the previous week. Congratulations to the following students: Positive Records 01/18/21 – 01/22/21 Rebecca Frey-Ramos – 6th – 8th grade Instructor Kayla Popp                                                                          Hannah Robinson Monique Gordon – 7th & 8th grade Home and Careers Instructor Caroline Alcantara                                                               Logan Brundage                                                                   William …

You can take the coach out of the Gym, but you can’t take the Gym, (PE), out of the coach!

The face of so many things is changing; why should Physical Education be any different? Without the use of the gym and lack of sufficient space in the classroom for strenuous exercise, there was a need for a change in location of PE classes at the Chase School. This did not dissuade Coach Coney; she …

RJK Middle School will return to a hybrid model Monday, Jan. 25

Robert J. Kaiser Middle School will return to a hybrid model of instruction beginning Monday, Jan. 25. Students in cohorts A and C should report to the building on Monday for in-person instruction. Students in cohort B will begin to report on Thursday, Jan. 28.    When we return to school, it is the responsibility of every person …

Special board of education executive session Thursday, Jan. 28

There will be a special meeting of the Monticello Central School District Board of Education on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. via videoconference with no in-person attendance. The Board of Education will convene at 6:30 p.m. and expects to enter executive session immediately to discuss the superintendent mid-year performance evaluation.

Rotary’s Million Mask Challenge comes to Monticello

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage on, masks have become a ubiquitous part of daily life. However, procuring enough masks, which play an integral role in limiting the spread of the coronavirus, can pose a challenge for many. That’s why the Rotary’s Million Mask Challenge aims to donate an impressive 1,000,000 masks throughout the …