Board of Education donates signed books to each school

Students at every school in the Monticello Central School District (MCSD), including Project Excel, will have some new literary choices, thanks to a donation from the Board of Education. At the inaugural Sullivan County Book Festival held in late May, members of the Board of Education secured a variety of books, many signed by the …

Catch up with Monticello’s EPIC program

Catch up with all of the great happenings in the “Spring Into Summer” edition of the Monticello Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program’s newsletter.

‘Get the Meds Out’

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the Monticello Central School District are partnering to “Get the Meds Out” of your home’s medicine cabinet. All residents are encouraged to bring their unused and expired medications to the medication collection kiosks at: Monticello Police Department  2 Pleasant Street Monticello, NY 12701 845-794-4422 The Family …

June Board Awards honor remarkable Panthers

At its June 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.  Just prior to the beginning of the ceremony, the Board presented 2018-19 student board member, Molly Garcia, with a certificate and a …

Monticello answers the call to become a “My Brother’s Keeper Community”

After a series of summits, meetings and collaborative sessions between students, families, civic leaders and educators, the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program recently finalized its “Community Action Plan.” The document serves as a road map to making Monticello a “MBK Community” – a public commitment to providing strategies, resources and solutions to address achievement …

June edition of The Monti Navigator is live

In this month’s Navigator, we celebrate the successes of this past school year, reflect on our challenges and push forward towards our brighter tomorrow. Plus, the launch of “Story Saturdays” and “Chapter Thriller Thursdays”, two more Panthers in the running to win $500, our June spotlights, Classroom 2020 updates and more!

Monticello voters approve 2019-20 school budget, reserve fund; defeat capital project

On Tuesday, May 21, Monticello Central School District (MCSD) voters approved the district’s $91.2 million 2019-20 school budget 603 yes to 451 no votes. The $91,227,073 budget is below the district’s legal tax cap limit, preserves all existing programs, represents a 0.80 percent tax levy increase and an overall spending increase of 1.56 percent. “I …