Students take virtual trip to Latin America

Since Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off earlier this fall, students in Stacie Snow’s third-grade class at the Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School have been working in groups of four to research countries in Latin America and create a project outlining the country’s government, economy, landforms and people. Just before Thanksgiving break, the students had a …

EPIC to host Parent Café on gratitude on Tuesday, Nov. 22 via Zoom

The Every Person Influences Children (EPIC) program will host a virtual Parent Café for Monticello families on Tuesday, November 22 at 5:45PM via Zoom. There will be a raffle and the prize is a Thanksgiving turkey with all of the holiday fixings. In addition, three Dunkin Donuts gifts cards will be raffled off. The event …

KLR will host Family Fun Night to showcase Math & Movement program

Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School families: join us for Family Fun Night on Wednesday, Nov. 30. (snowdate Thursday, Dec. 1) at 5:30 p.m.  During Family Fun Night, students and their families will enjoy a pasta dinner, before hopping, skipping and crawling their way to improved math skills with the Math & Movement program – a …

Mr. Lankau/Ms. Olsen’s class write letters to veterans

Students in Dennis Lankau and Elyssa Olsen’s third-grade classroom wrote “thank you” letters to veterans from post 414 as a Veterans Day learning activity.  As the students wrote the letters, they learned what a veteran is, and how veterans serve our country — preserving our freedoms, protecting our country and keeping us safe. The class …

Upcoming surveys will help support student growth

The Monticello Central School District is committed to providing a holistic education that ensures each student is future-ready by providing empowering educational experiences, while cultivating a culture that emphasizes kindness and respect (see Board goals). To that end, the district has partnered with Panorama Education, an educational data platform, to assist in identifying how we …

“Go Home Early” drill will be held on Oct. 4; students will be dismissed 15 minutes early

On  Tuesday, Oct. 4, there will be a “Go Home Early” drill, as required annually by state law.  All students will be dismissed 15 minutes earlier than their usual dismissal time. Parents and caregivers should be prepared to pick up their child at school, or at the bus stop 15 minutes early.  There will also …

Another Cup of Coffee with Superintendent Dr. Matthew Evans

Do you have a great idea for the district? Want to offer feedback or suggestions? Have a question or concern? Just want to say “hello?” Join Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Evans for Another Cup of Coffee. During the times and dates listed below, staff members, families and caregivers of students are invited to stop …

Important message regarding state requirements from the school health office for the upcoming 22/23 school year

Within 14 days of the first day of school or day care, parents must: Show proof of their child’s up-to-date vaccinations, OR Provide a valid medical exemption from vaccination. In order to attend or remain in school or day care, children who are unvaccinated or overdue must receive at least the first dose of all …