Board Awards honor remarkable Monticello team members

At its Jan. 17 meeting, the Monticello Board of Education held its semi-annual “Board Award Ceremony,” to recognize staff and students who exemplify excellence and a commitment to the Monticello Central School District community. Read more about these fine folks, as described by their nominator(s), below.  Ms. Gernilee Schombs, Nominated by Stephen Wilder, High School …

All school-related activities cancelled Jan. 19-20

Due to the anticipated inclement weather, all school-related activities scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19 or Sunday, Jan. 20 are cancelled. Should the weather necessitate any cancellations on Monday, Jan. 21, we will update our website closer to the date.  Debido a las malas inclemencias del tiempo anunciadas,  se cancelarán todas las actividades relacionadas con la …

Free tax-filing service, courtesy of MHS Academy of Finance students

Article written by Academy of Finance senior student, Fiona Feltman Did you have a job in 2018? Was your income less than $55,000? For the 12th year, the Academy of Finance seniors will be offering free tax preparation. Our program is IRA certified and offers appointments beginning Feb. 8, 2019, through April 12, 2019. Located …

Monti-MBK program plans community-wide MLK celebration

On Monday, Jan. 21, the Monticello Central School District’s My Brother’s Keeper program will hold its second-annual Martin Luther King, Jr. party from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Ted Strobele Recreation Center, located at 10 Jefferson St. in Monticello, New York. The event is free and open to the public. The party celebrates Dr. …

January 2019 Navigator

In the January 2019 edition of The Monti Navigator, Superintendent Tammy Mangus reflects on why January’s life-ready skill of communication is critical to our 2020 Vision. Plus,  Classroom 2020 updates, the link between attendance and student success and our Model Schools Message of the month.  Read previous issues of The Monti Navigator in the Superintendent’s …

Emma C. Chase Elementary welcomes new assistant principal

While she may be a new face at Emma C. Chase Elementary School, Kim Gordon is no stranger to the Monticello team. The 11-year veteran of the District has taught high school mathematics, worked as a technology integration specialist and acted as the department instructional lead for the high school math department. In her most …

Take note of the nominal changes to our school schedules

Beginning and end times at all district schools will change for the 2018-19 school year, due to a new regulation recently adopted by the New York State Board of Regents designed to preserve instructional time and thus, state aid. In the past, state law required districts to provide a minimum of 180 days of instruction, …