Rachel Blount named MBK coordinator as integral program continues to grow

The Monticello My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program has grown in leaps and bounds since its inception in 2017, and Rachel Blount is poised to continue to expand this integral program that has been the catalyst for a wave of positive impacts on youth of color in Monticello. Ms. Blount, who is the Assistant Principal of …

Monticello becomes 25th My Brother’s Keeper community

Press release courtesy of the New York State Education Department The New York State My Brother’s Keeper Community Network now includes 25 member communities, Interim State Education Commissioner Beth Berlin announced Oct. 4, 2019. The program recently added connections with Peekskill and Monticello City, the 24th and 25th communities to join the growing initiative to …

The summer 2019 edition of The Keeper’s Secret is out

Read the summer 2019 edition of The Keeper’s Secret to catch up with the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper program and to see what’s in store next for this trailblazing initiative. 

Monticello answers the call to become a “My Brother’s Keeper Community”

After a series of summits, meetings and collaborative sessions between students, families, civic leaders and educators, the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program recently finalized its “Community Action Plan.” The document serves as a road map to making Monticello a “MBK Community” – a public commitment to providing strategies, resources and solutions to address achievement …

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. 

Monticello is represented at ‘I Have A Dream’ Talent Show at Bethel Woods

Monticello Central School District was well represented at the auditions for the 2nd annual “I Have A Dream” Talent Show hosted by Bethel Woods and presented by Dream Tank. Although the competition was fierce and came from all districts in Sullivan County, more than half of the finalists selected are from our district. They will …