Check your mailboxes, Monticello residents!

The September 2019 edition of The Panther Post, which includes information about the upcoming Classroom 2020 Phase II project, community calendar and other MCSD news and events has been mailed out to all addresses in the Monticello Central School District. Please keep an eye out for this important newsletter. Residents can expect it to arrive …

Learn more about Classroom 2020 at one of our open houses

Join Board of Education members and district leaders at one of our upcoming open houses to learn more about Classroom 2020 Phase II, ask questions and tour our facilities.  Open houses: Sept. 7, 12:30 p.m., Monticello High School (gymnasium entrance) Sept. 11, 6 p.m., Cornelius Duggan Elementary School  Sept. 24, 6:30 p.m., Kenneth L. Rutherford …

Help us make Monticello a healthier place to be! 

The Monticello Central School District is seeking health-minded community members, staff, students, parents, agencies and organizations to join our District-Wide Wellness Committee. We seek to build a committee filled with diverse perspectives who will work together to recommend and decide upon strategies to improve the health and wellness of the students and staff of the MCSD.   Last year, …

Classroom 2020 breaks ground

Monticello Central School District Board of Education President Lori Orestano-James led a ceremonial ribbon cutting on Friday, Aug. 16 to celebrate the ground breaking of the Classroom 2020 Capital Improvement Project, as construction began on the roofs of the district’s elementary schools. Members of the Board, district leaders and representatives from Clark Patterson Lee Architectural Firm …

Monticello Central School District joins Harvard center on rural education

Monticello Central School District joins 50 rural schools as a part of the National Center for Rural Education Research Networks (NCRERN), an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research (CEPR) at Harvard University. Funded by the Institute of Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education, the district will have the opportunity to apply …

July Classroom 2020 Update

Each month, the district releases a video update on the progress of the Classroom 2020 project. Watch July’s update below, and visit the Classroom 2020 web page for an archive of all of our monthly videos. 

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 …