Note on school work during religious holidays

The district’s policy is to make appropriate accommodations for students who are absent due to religious observance. Historically, the district strove to avoid scheduling school and/or extracurricular activities during known religious holidays, however, we are obligated to continue remote instruction this week, per the governor’s executive order. Any student who is unable to complete an …

Information for families without, or at risk of losing, health insurance

The following message is from NY State of Health. The district is sharing this information as a public service and is not affiliated with, nor endorses this information:  As we work through these challenging times together, NY State of Health is committed to ensuring access to affordable, quality health insurance for all New Yorkers so …

Enrichment/Review/Resource information during the school closure

The Enrichment/Review/Resource webpage is your one-stop-shop for a variety of resources to help during the COVID-19 outbreak and subsequent school closure. This page is frequently updated; please check back for the most up-to-date information.  For information regarding individual class assignments or information, please contact your/your child’s teacher.  Table of Contents Coronavirus-related announcements/information Central Office/Business Offices …

Census 2020 is important to your district

This spring, the U.S. Census Bureau will conduct the 2020 Census, administering a population count of everyone in the United States between March and June. Why is this important to residents of the Monticello Central School District? The census will determine federal fund distribution levels as well as political boundaries and more. Participation by residents …

April 7 update from Dr. Silver re: instruction going forward

para una traducción en español haga clic aquí As I wrote to you last week, we are shifting our focus from providing review and enrichment for students to providing new instruction in a virtual learning environment. On Tuesday and Wednesday, the IT staff will distribute 750 devices to students who have indicated they do not …

Talking with elementary-aged children about COVID-19

MCSD School Counselor, Molly Messina, has put together a guide for parents of elementary-aged children highlighting how to help younger children cope through the COVID-19 closure.  Click here to watch in English para una traducción en español haga clic aquí  

April 1: Update from Dr. Silver re: spring break cancellation and schedule

para una traducción en español haga clic aquí Dear families:  Things change very rapidly…    As I’m sure most of you know from the headlines in the Herald Record, we have been ordered by the Governor to cancel spring break and continue with the three activities we are required to do to preserve our state aid.  …