Monticello educators participate in yoga training

Monticello educators joined other community members from around Sullivan County for an intensive two-and-a-half-day ChildLight Yoga and Yoga4Classrooms training, courtesy of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County and funded by a grant from the NYS Department of Health. According to SueAnn Boyd, who is the Healthy Schools Coordinator at Cornell Cooperative Extension, and was the …

Budget vote to be held May 21

At its April 23 regular meeting, the Monticello Central School District Board of Education adopted the proposed 2019-20 school year budget. Residents will vote on the budget from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 21 at all district polling locations. The $91,227,073 proposed budget, which is below the district’s legal tax cap limit, preserves …

Students get scientific at the Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark

A group of Monticello Central School District science students spent the greater part of the day on Friday, May 10 calculating water pH levels, performing tests to determine how height and incline influence speed and conducting experiments to learn the difference between kinetic and potential energy. Although the tools they used were what you would …

Get Well, Win $500

Superintendent Mangus is challenging all Panthers to enter the 2019-20 school year as a healthier version of themselves. All staff and students of Monticello Central School District are invited to participate in the #BeWellMonti challenge for a chance at the $500 grand prize. How to Play:  Commit to a healthier lifestyle — this will look …

The May edition of The Monti Navigator is out

A celebration of Teachers Appreciation Week, a “two minute warning” challenge,  updates on the Classroom 2020 project, free ancestry.com access for all Panthers, May spotlights and more in the May edition of The Monti Navigator.

‘Parenting the Second Time Around’ program offered free for caregivers

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Sullivan County, in partnership with the Empire State Program and the Monticello Central School District, is offering a free parenting series each Tuesday, from May 7 through June 11, for grandparents and other kinship caregivers who are in the parenting role. “Parenting the Second Time Around” program topics include: Changing roles …

MCSD employees receive tenure

Congratulations to the following Monticello Central School District employees who received tenure at the April 23 Board of Education meeting:  Brendan Creegan Allyson Steinberg Katherine Truesdell Erika Vorstadt  Steven Raabe Beata Saa Ellen Einhorn Jennifer Boffa Rebecca Frey-Ramos Lisa Hrbek Thomas Wharton Dennis Lankau Casey Titus Joelle Walz Megan Murray James McLaughlin Kelly Ann Olsen …

Sullivan public library alliance to host inaugural Sullivan County Youth Book Festival in Monticello this spring

The inaugural Sullivan County Youth Book Festival will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 10 a.m.—4 p.m. We will welcome over 20 authors and illustrators of books for infants  through young adults. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the many talented book creators, listen to readings in Vera’s Story Garden and purchase …