Academy of Finance alumnus visits students

Article courtesy of Monticello High School accounting students Declan Lyons & John Creighton. David Fishler came to Monticello High School to discuss the internal operations of companies both locally and globally. Fishler, a 2012 MHS graduate and Academy of Finance alumnus, spoke about his experiences with companies such as Ideal Snacks, BFY Brands and Swiss …

Academy of Finance Advisory Board Member Conducts Student Mock Interviews

Article courtesy of Monticello High School accounting students Declan Lyons & John Creighton. Jane Sorenson came to the Monticello High School Campus to talk with the Academy of Finance Accounting students about the intreviewing process. Mrs. Sorensen shared her life experiences, including working in the tourism and hospitality industries. She also told the class about …

Monticello Athletes Noah Rodgers and Sarah Grodin shine at OCIAA Championships

Congratulations to Monticello High School students Noah Rogers and Sarah Grodin who shone at the Orange County Interscholastic Athletics Association’s track championships on Saturday, May 18 at Warwick High School. Noah won the 110 Hurdles and Sarah won the 2000 Steeplechase.   

Cooke school store was a team effort

There is a new student store at Cooke Elementary School, thanks to the technology teacher and some talented students from Monticello High School. The creation of the Cooke school store began back in May of 2018. Student Council advisor, Kelly Mitchell, along with Donald Waddell, high school technology teacher, designed the architectural plans to build …

Monticello students among those recognized at annual brunch

Article courtesy of Today’s Students, Tomorrow’s Teachers  Nearly twenty five years ago, Dr. Bettye H. Perkins founded the Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers Program. This organization recruits and trains culturally diverse and economically challenged students in high school, and supports them through college to become dedicated, effective teachers, and committed leaders. TSTT opens doors to students …

Monticello educators participate in yoga training

Monticello educators joined other community members from around Sullivan County for an intensive two-and-a-half-day ChildLight Yoga and Yoga4Classrooms training, courtesy of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County and funded by a grant from the NYS Department of Health. According to SueAnn Boyd, who is the Healthy Schools Coordinator at Cornell Cooperative Extension, and was the …

Budget vote to be held May 21

At its April 23 regular meeting, the Monticello Central School District Board of Education adopted the proposed 2019-20 school year budget. Residents will vote on the budget from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on May 21 at all district polling locations. The $91,227,073 proposed budget, which is below the district’s legal tax cap limit, preserves …

Academy of Finance senior students honored at annual reception

On May 15, the Monticello High School Academy of Finance (AOF) celebrated its graduating seniors during the annual AOF senior reception held at SUNY Sullivan.  The 13 AOF seniors are:  Abraham Corces Joseph Evans Fiona Feltman Sofia Heimowitz James Hiciano, Jr.  Raheem House Aiden Johnson James Lopez Kayla Medina Alison Monroy Mejia Ashvi Patel Kevin …

Students get scientific at the Kartrite Resort and Indoor Waterpark

A group of Monticello Central School District science students spent the greater part of the day on Friday, May 10 calculating water pH levels, performing tests to determine how height and incline influence speed and conducting experiments to learn the difference between kinetic and potential energy. Although the tools they used were what you would …