July Classroom 2020 Update

Each month, the district releases a video update on the progress of the Classroom 2020 project. Watch July’s update below, and visit the Classroom 2020 web page for an archive of all of our monthly videos. 

Summer school hours reminder

As a reminder, our summer school programs follow the schedule below:  Students in grades K-8: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Students in grades 9-12 (Monticello High School): 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Please be advised that during the summer months there is no early drop-off program.  We thank all of our families for a great …

Charles Payne is the #BeWellMonti June Wellness Winner

Congratulations to Charles Payne, who is the June staff Wellness Winner in the #BeWellMonti Challenge. As a Wellness Winner, Charles now has the chance to win the $500 grand prize on the first day of the 2019-20 school year.  About Charles:  Position/Title: Plant Operation Supervisor My wellness goal: My goal is to drop down to 200lbs or …

Statement on Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements

The following is a joint statement from the New York State Department of Health and New York State Education Department:  On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. The United States is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of measles in more than 25 years, …

Chase raises $5,677 for Kids Heart Challenge

The Chase School participated in the Kids Heart Challenge, which is a national education and fundraising event sponsored by the American Heart Association. Physical Education teacher Mrs. Tamara Coney facilitated the program during PE classes by teaching the students jump rope skills, explaining how their hearts work, and how to develop heart-healthy habits. The students …

The winners of the Chase Flag Day essay contest

Congratulations to all the fifth graders who participated in the annual Flag Day essay contest at the Chase School. The fifth grade students with honorable mention were: Ryleigh LeCastre, Kate Smith, Julio Santiago, Sean McAssey, Emiley Pine, Emiley Hughes, and Ayden Barschow. The first place winner was Diane Van Houten; second place- Ralf Embro and third place- …