Statement on Legislation Removing Non-Medical Exemption from School Vaccination Requirements

The following is a joint statement from the New York State Department of Health and New York State Education Department:  On June 13, 2019, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation removing non-medical exemptions from school vaccination requirements for children. The United States is currently experiencing the worst outbreak of measles in more than 25 years, …

Board of Education donates signed books to each school

Students at every school in the Monticello Central School District (MCSD), including Project Excel, will have some new literary choices, thanks to a donation from the Board of Education. At the inaugural Sullivan County Book Festival held in late May, members of the Board of Education secured a variety of books, many signed by the …

Spots available in free UPK4 program

District residents who will be four years old before Dec. 1, 2019 are eligible for the district’s free Universal Pre-Kindergarten program – Project Excel – in September. The program, transportation and meals are free. To register, or for more information, please contact the registrar’s office at 845-794-0128, ext. 78905.

PRASAD brings dental services to Monticello CSD

The Philanthropic Relief, Altruistic Service and Development (PRASAD)’s Children’s Dental Health program is an initiative with a mission to improve the quality of life of children by providing oral care services and dental health information. The program operates a mobile clinic that provides dental exams and an array of dental treatments, including sealants, cleanings, fluoride, …

Community Resource Center will open in the Monticello Central School District

Families of students enrolled in the Monticello Central School District will have greater access to support, thanks to a partnership between the district and the Sullivan County Department of Family Services. Beginning in early February, the district will open a Community Resource Center twice per month at Robert J. Kaiser Middle School where families in …

Monti-MBK MLK celebration will take place on Jan. 22 as scheduled

Despite the District’s closure, the Monticello My Brother’s Keeper Program’s MLK Day celebration will take place as scheduled on Tuesday, Jan. 22 from 5 – 9 p.m. at the Ted Strobele Center located at 10 Jefferson St  in Monticello   The party celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King’s legacy, and the official one-year anniversary of the …