Registration Information for Pre-K

Pre-school registration  Although the Project Excel program is closing at the end of the 2021-22 school year, the district still intends to have a pre-school program available for three and four-year old students in the fall of the 2022-23 school year. To that end, families with three and four-year old children may register for the …

Project Excel will cease operations at MCSD effective June 30, 2022; district working to develop new program

On Jan. 23, 2022, the Monticello Central School District received a letter from Project Excel stating the Easter Seals’ intent to close Project Excel at the end of the 2021-22 school year. The letter from Project Excel reinforced the organization’s intent to assist any families through the transitionary time.  In light of this news, the …

Message from Superintendent Evans on updated COVID-19 guidance

Dear Monticello CSD Community Member, I hope this message finds you well and keeping warm. This update is to help you understand the public health agency guidance we are following presently, regarding COVID-19 quarantines, isolation, and contact tracing. The most current guidance we are using are Sullivan County Public Health Services’ (SCPHS) “decision tree,” and …

Lead testing results at MHS, RJK and St. John Street Education Center

Dear Monticello CSD Community Member, Earlier this week, we were informed that water samples from various fixtures in Monticello High School, Robert J. Kaiser Middle School, and the St. John Street Education Center were found to have lead in amounts that exceed the allowable limit of 15 parts per billion.  The results of the tests …

In-person instruction expected to resume Monday, Dec. 14; winter recess begins Thursday, Dec. 24

As of Thursday, Dec. 10, the district expects to resume in-person instruction beginning Monday, Dec. 14, following the existing hybrid learning schedule. Students in cohorts A and C should plan to return to the school buildings beginning on Monday, Dec. 14. Students in cohorts B and C should plan to return to the school buildings …

All district buildings closed; students will learn remotely Nov. 30-Dec. 11

haga clic aquí para español A message from Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Matthew Evans: November 27, 2020  Dear Monticello CSD Community and Staff, Yesterday, we received word that a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.  The individual was last at work on Wednesday, November 25, and became symptomatic that night.  We have reported this to …

Message from Superintendent regarding Thanksgiving travel

para español, haga clic aqui Dear Monticello CSD Community and Staff Member, Earlier this week, we closed the George Cooke Elementary School and pivoted all students to remote instruction, after one staff member tested positive for COVID-19, and another staff member was symptomatic. All direct contacts of the staff member who tested positive were contacted …

The Monti Message, October 2020

A monthly recap from Superintendent of Schools Dr. Matthew Evans  I. Our Schools George L. Cooke Elementary School: Open Again We recently had to, unfortunately, shift Cooke Elementary School to remote learning due to a staff member becoming sick with COVID-19. Once we became aware of the positive test (September 28), we initiated contact tracing …