Board Awards honor remarkable members of the MCSD community

At its March 28 meeting, the Monticello Central School District Board of Education honored individuals and groups who have demonstrated a significant commitment to the District and its students during the spring Board Awards. Read on to learn, in the nominator’s words, why these team members make Monticello’s future brighter.  Marie Schall Nominated by Monticello …

Catch up with the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper Program

The seventh edition of the Keeper’s Secret, the official newsletter of the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper Program, is out. Read it to catch up with the all of the incredible happenings going on in this program. 

Music to our ears

The Monticello Central School District has just been honored with the Best Communities for Music Education designation from The NAMM Foundation for its outstanding commitment to music education for the ninth time.  To qualify for the Best Communities designation, Monticello’s music department detailed information about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instruction time, facilities and …

KLR STEAM Fair postponed to April 25

The Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School STEAM Fair, originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 27, has been postponed to Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m.   

Discipline is Not a Dirty Word -Free parenting workshops offered

Cornell Cooperative Extension in Sullivan County, in partnership with Monticello Central School District and the Empire State Program, is presenting a six-part series of parenting workshops entitled “Discipline is Not a Dirty Word” on Thursday evenings, now through April 11, at Cooke Elementary School, 6 to 8 p.m. This free program is for parents and …

Imagine that!

#MonticelloRocks because of our English Language Learners! Ms. Aftel’s third grade ELLs at KLR are working on narratives about their own imaginary planets. And they are doing an out-of-this-world job!

KLR students dazzle at mid-winter concert

Third, fourth and fifth grade students at KLR were able to show an appreciative audience just what they are learning in music class by singing, playing instruments and performing at the mid-winter concert. Each grade performed five songs. Third graders performed “Hello Song” in two languages along with other traditional tunes. The fourth-grade students ended …

KLR recognizes exemplary students and staff during Fun Friday

Exemplary students and staff received some well-deserved recognition during February’s Fun Friday at Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School (KLR). February Employee of the Month The KLR Leadership Team announced second-grade teacher Cindy Shope as the February Employee of the Month and read this statement:  Our KLR Employee of the Month for February is a person …

EB Crawford Public Library hosting Sullivan County Youth Book Festival

The inaugural Sullivan County Youth Book Festival will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello. They will welcome more than 20 authors and illustrators of books for infants through young adults. Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the many …