Statement on Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements

The following is a joint statement from the New York State Department of Health and New York State Education Department:  On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. The United States is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of measles in more than 25 years, …

Holocaust survivor speaks to students about standing up for good

‘For evil to succeed, the good people do nothing’ While the world was marking the 75th anniversary of the Invasion at Normandy on June 6, D-Day, Werner Reich was speaking to middle school students from Monticello and Liberty at the Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium. Reich, now 91, provided some living history to the students as …

Students inspire at Monticello President’s Education Awards

Monticello Superintendent of Schools Tammy Mangus welcomed students, family members and friends Tuesday night to the Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium to honor the recipients of the 2019 President’s Education Awards. Students in fifth, eighth and 12th grades – those moving on to middle school, high school and graduating from Monticello High School – were recognized …

RJK Builders Club celebrates a year full of service

The Robert J. Kaiser Middle School’s Builders Club held its annual end-of-year celebration and pizza party on Wednesday, June 12. Students munched on pizza and snacks as they watched a slideshow featuring  the club’s events and milestones of the past year. There was certainly plenty to reminisce over, as the Builders Club had participated in …

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 …

“Last Night” concert will be held on June 17

The Monticello Central School District Music Program’s annual “Last Night” Recital will take place on Monday, June 17, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Monticello High School’s Arnold Packer Hughs Auditorium.  This annual performance showcases Monticello High School’s chamber instrumentalists and soloists, as well as the MHS Chamber Singers and solo vocalists.  The event is …

Board recognizes scholar athletes

At its June 6 Board Awards Ceremony, the Monticello Central School District’s Board of Education honored the Monticello athletes and teams who earned the “Scholar Athlete” distinction from the New York State Public High School Athletic Association.  The following teams were honored as scholar athlete teams. To achieve this honor, a team must collectively maintain …

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 …