Project Excel Reading Night will take place on March 2

The EPIC program will host a virtual Project Excel Reading Night on March 2 from 6:15 – 7 p.m. The event is free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom link. To register, email Jane Sorensen at Jsorensen@k12mcsd.net  Participants will enjoy: Storytime with E.B. Crawford Library Slimy STEM with Project Excel Breathing & Yoga …

March Madness Spirit Week

español March Madness Join in the fun from March 1-5 Sleep Book Monday– Wear appropriate pajamas. No slippers please. Fox In Sox Tuesday-Wear silly or mixed up socks. Wacky Wednesday- Dress as your favorite Dr. Seuss character. Cat in the Hat Thursday- Wear your favorite hat. The Butter Battle Book Friday– Battle of the classes. …

Board adopts the 2021-22 school year calendar

The Monticello Board of Education adopted the 2021-22 academic calendar at its Feb. 18 Board meeting. For a list of important dates, and and a one-page printable calendar, please click here. 

Remote learning on snow days going forward

Español  A message from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Evans: Dear Monticello CSD Community Member, I hope this finds you and your family well. Today, the district used its final emergency closure (or “snow”) day for the 2020–21 school year. Any emergency closures after today will become remote instruction days. These will be similar to …

Build a snowman, win a prize from the Academy of Finance

Students in the National Academy of Finance’s (AOF) Event Planning class at Monticello High School are hosting a virtual snowman building contest from Dec. 15 through Feb. 28. Here’s how it works: Build a snowman, showcasing your best Monticello or Academy of Finance pride. Join the virtual snowman contest by purchasing a $5 ticket on …

A Restoration Plan for MCSD

español Dear Monticello CSD Community Member, Over the past two years, the Monticello Central School District has experienced significant changes. While these may seem stressful and disorienting at times, they also present opportunities for growth. A short list of these would include remote and hybrid instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic; a capital improvement project; …

Cooke Elementary School will be remote Feb. 26

George L. Cooke Elementary School will be remote for all students on Friday, February 26 to allow staff to receive their second dose of Covid vaccinations.  All other Monticello schools will be running as scheduled. We appreciate your understanding and appreciate our staff doing their part to stop the spread.  

Upcoming EPIC events

The Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program is hosting a series of events for MCSD families. All events are free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom information. Please contact Jane Sorensen (Jsorensen@k12mcsd.net) to register. To learn more about the EPIC program, please visit: www.epicforchildren.org Parent Cafès Healthy Hearts Feb. 11  at 7 p.m.  …

Virtual Black History Month Program –  A  Regional Library Collaboration

A message from the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library:  Lady Days:  the Best of Billie & Me Minnesota Jazz icon Thomasina Petrus will perform via Zoom on February 16, 2021 from 7 – 8 p.m. for the patrons of several regional libraries.  This special piece of historical musical cabaret celebrates the life and influence of …

Have two years of financial experience? Join our audit committee!

The Monticello Board of Education seeks two community members to join its District Audit Committee for a three-year term. The volunteer position is open to any district resident with two years of financial experience who has not worked, or provided services for, the district during the past two years. Individuals who are partners in, controlling owners or executives …