Monticello Board Awards honor remarkable individuals; scholar athletes

At its Jan. 16 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. Jennifer Unverzagt Nominated by William Frandino, Chase Principal …

Guitar program joins Morning Music Chorus for concert Jan. 29

On Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, at 7 p.m. in the Monticello High School Auditorium (39 Breakey Ave., Monticello) the 4th and 5th grade Morning Music Chorus will combine with the new 5th grade guitar program for their annual Winter Concert.   The MHS guitar program will also join as a special performance to demonstrate for …

Grade 4-5 Winter Choral Concert will feature special guitar performance

On Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m., the district will host its annual Grade 4-5 Winter Choral Concert in the A.P. Hughs auditorium at Monticello High School. Attendees will be treated to a performance by the fourth and fifth-grade morning music chorus, and students in the new fifth-grade guitar program. Monticello High School guitar students …

Board goals pave a pathway to the future

Without clear vision, it’s difficult to see a path forward. That’s why, over the summer and into the early fall, members of the Monticello Board of Education carefully deliberated and discussed their perceptions of an ideal school district, Monticello’s challenges and strengths, and pathways to resolutions.  As a result of these discussions, the Board committed …

Free holiday craft time at Tiny Town on Dec. 19

Beginning at 9:30 a.m., the Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program will host a holiday craft time for children aged birth through four and their caregivers at Tiny Town on Dec. 19.  Participants will make gingerbread houses, enjoy a holiday story time, snack and fun with bubbles and parachutes. There is no cost to attend …

Dec. 17 EPIC workshop cancelled

Due to the inclement weather and subsequent school closure, the EPIC workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 17 has been cancelled. 

Chase students perform “A Christmas Carol for Kids”

On Dec. 6, fourth and fifth-grade students in the Emma C. Chase Elementary School’s Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) Creative Drama Club performed A Christmas Carol for Kids by Charles Dickens, modified by K. Barnhart and B Kelso. The play is a modern take on the classic “A Christmas Carol” story that integrates some new …