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 …

KLR students excel at STEAM Fair

Fourth and fifth grade students at KLR participated in a STEAM Fair. What is STEAM? It stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The focus is hands-on learning with real-world applications to help students develop a variety of skill sets. The projects created by the students for the KLR STEAM Fair were amazing. The …

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 …

KLR celebrates on April Fun Friday

At our April Fun Friday our Special Area Teachers helped our students relay a very important message: Take care of our Earth! Kindergarten and first grade classes sang a short song  – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to the tune of Itsy Bitsy Spider. Fourth and fifth grade students presented what they learned about their very own …

Kindergarten students heal their furry friends during field trip to CRMC

On Friday, May 3, the staff of Catskill Regional Medical Center (CRMC) treated a slew of interesting patients. One managed to break his back and foot, and also suffered a large laceration to his arm after a mishap while making breakfast. Yet another sprained his arm and leg while hopping from one lily pad to …

KLR students recognized for excellence during Fun Friday

During last month’s Fun Friday at Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary, the following students and classes were recognized for their excellence.  Attendance Award Ms. Moore’s kindergarten class Lunchroom Champs Mrs. Nunziata’s third grade class Students of the Month Mrs. Mabee Noah Brown Mrs. Reed Andrea Morales Mrs. Ferentinos Charlotte Lane Mrs. Moore Marlyn Tenezaca Miss Scales …

Get Well, Win $500

Superintendent Mangus is challenging all Panthers to enter the 2019-20 school year as a healthier version of themselves. All staff and students of Monticello Central School District are invited to participate in the #BeWellMonti challenge for a chance at the $500 grand prize. How to Play:  Commit to a healthier lifestyle — this will look …