Girls Circle forming at the HUB

The St. John Street School Community HUB invites young women aged 9 through 18 to join a “Girls Circle” at the HUB. The Girls Circle, which is organized by Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan & Ulster counties, is a group that meets to build friendships, celebrate uniqueness and lift one another up.  The first 10 …

Middle and High School Jazz Ensemble students to perform in festival

Fifty students from the Monticello Central School District’s Middle and High School Jazz Ensemble programs will participate in a concert that concludes the Liberty Jazz Festival on Saturday, Feb. 1 at 7 p.m. in the Liberty Middle School Gymnasium.   Tickets will be available at the door. Suggested donation for the concert is $5 for adults, …

Board goals pave a pathway to the future

Without clear vision, it’s difficult to see a path forward. That’s why, over the summer and into the early fall, members of the Monticello Board of Education carefully deliberated and discussed their perceptions of an ideal school district, Monticello’s challenges and strengths, and pathways to resolutions.  As a result of these discussions, the Board committed …

Time to order your RJK Yearbook

The 2019-2020 RJK Yearbook may be ordered now through Feb. 13, 2020 at the Jostens online store. Or you may contact Ms. Cahalan at 796-3058 ext 20653 or tcahalan@k12mcsd.net.   Don’t miss out on your opportunity to capture your middle school memories!

Congratulations to our December spotlights

Congratulations to our December spotlights who exemplify the life-ready skill of “collaboration.” These fine folks, as submitted and described by their leadership teams, know that great things happen when we all work together!  Cooke Cares Committee “Cooke Cares is a program at the Cooke Elementary School that was created to assist families in need of …

A bagel with a side of encouragement

Students in Mr. Scott Cooper’s health classes at Robert J. Kaiser Middle School are learning about advocacy and community enhancement. As part of the lesson, the students decorated paper bags with motivational messages that will be used by the Monticello Bagel Bakery to serve up some positivity and encouragement along with breakfast.

Dec. 17 EPIC workshop cancelled

Due to the inclement weather and subsequent school closure, the EPIC workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 17 has been cancelled. 

More Monticello students will be warm this winter, thanks to $2,500 grant

As temperatures begin to drop, more students in the Monticello Central School District will stay warm thanks to the generosity of the Monticello Walmart and the advocacy of Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther. Anthony Cibrasi of Walmart and Assemblywoman Gunther visited the Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School’s December Fun Friday to formally present the district with a …