Solar eclipse fun at Cooke

Technology Integration Specialist Lisa Jamin created this video showing off the solar eclipse experience at the Cooke school. Watch below: 

From farm to classroom: local maple farmer teaches elementary students how to make maple syrup

Students at George Cooke Elementary School found themselves in a sticky situation when local maple farmer Todd Mitchell visited on March 14. Students in Mrs. Leibman’s, Mrs. Ferentionos’s, Mrs. Moore’s and Mrs. Vandermulen’s kindergarten classes were excited to learn how maple syrup is made; they listened closely as Mr. Mitchell explained the process, including how …

Residents to vote on Capital Improvement Project during May budget vote; first informational meeting scheduled April 15

The Monticello Central School District is pleased to present its voters with a proposed capital improvement project which would  improve safety and security at the George L. Cooke and Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary Schools, replace the district’s deteriorating athletic facilities, and make needed repairs and restorations at the St. John Street Community School and Monticello High …

STREAM Winter Newsletter is live

The Monticello Central School District’s STREAM (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math) Committee would like to present their Winter newsletter. Within the newsletter, MCSD staff, students, and community members will find highlights of some amazing classrooms around the district and plenty of helpful resources. Read the STREAM Winter Newsletter

EPIC to host Spanish Workshop on “Helping Your Child Succeed in School” on March 26

El programa Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) organizará un taller en español para familias de Monticello a través de Zoom el martes 26 de marzo a las 5:45 p.m. Las familias discutirán el tema “Ayudando a su hijo a tener éxito en la escuela” El taller será presentado por Marta Mangual. El evento es gratis, …

Rockets and Robots and Asteroids, oh my! Cooke families enjoy STEAM Night

George L. Cooke Elementary School students and their families briefly left Planet Earth on Tuesday, March 19 for a trip to the stars during the school’s annual STEAM night. This year’s space theme had students getting excited to learn about math, science and technology with activities such as a moon walk through the “cosmos”, experiments …

Student art to be featured in Countywide PK-12 Art Show on April 12-14

The Sullivan County PK-12 Art Show will present the work of students from the County’s eight school districts and Sullivan BOCES at the Event’s Gallery at Bethel Woods Center for the Arts from April 12 to April 14. On Friday, April 12, 2024, the show will hold a Public Opening and Reception from 2:00 – …

MCSD students shine at All-County Festival

Article courtesy of MCSD Performing Arts Department: The 2024 SCMEA All County Festival was a resounding success for the music students of MCSD! The festival, which took place at Tri-Valley CSD, included the county’s top music students across elementary, middle and high schools. After two full days of rehearsals with prominent guest conductors and educators, …

EPIC to host Spanish Workshop on “Guiding Your Child’s Behavior – Positive Discipline” on March 5

El programa Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) organizará un taller en español para familias de Monticello a través de Zoom el martes 5 de marzo a las 5:45 p.m. Las familias discutirán el tema “Guía del comportamiento de su hijo: disciplina positiva”. El taller será presentado por Marta Mangual. El evento es gratis, pero se …