The fall edition of The Middle Wrinkle is live

Robert J. Kaiser Middle School’s quarterly fall edition of the student writing and art journal, The Middle Wrinkle is live. Read it here. The Middle Wrinkle is always seeking submissions for upcoming issues. To submit, or for more information, please contact Ms. Braselmann at ABraselmann@k12mcsd.net 

Michelle Knowlton honored with award of excellence

Robert J. Kaiser Middle School Principal Michelle Knowlton was honored by the Mid-Hudson School Study Council with an award for excellence in administration. These awards honor outstanding educational professionals in the Mid-Hudson region. Typically, these awards are presented at the organization’s annual awards dinner, however, Ms. Knowlton was unable to attend. Not wanting the award …

Potsdam Brass Quintet visits Monticello high school and middle school music students

Article courtesy of MCSD Performing Arts Department:  On Friday, Oct. 21, the Monticello Performing Arts Department had the honor of hosting the Potsdam Brass Quintet for a day of performances, workshops and masterclasses with RJK and MHS music students! The Potsdam Brass Quintet is the brass quintet-in-residence at The Crane School of Music, State University …

Members of the Monticello community honored at Sullivan County School Board Association’s annual awards

The Sullivan County School Boards Association honored members of the Monticello Central School District community for excellence and dedication to the district and Sullivan County. The awards were presented at the organization’s annual awards dinner held at the Villa Roma. Stacy Cornelius, Outstanding Educator  Robert J. Kaiser Middle School Math Teacher Stacy Cornelius received an …

Winter sports registration is now open

Registration is open for all winter sports. The Monticello Central School District Athletics Department uses FamilyID to facilitate online registration. For step-by-step instructions on how to register, visit: https://www.monticelloschools.net/athletics-pe-health/register-for-monticello-sports-at-familyid-com/

Upcoming surveys will help support student growth

The Monticello Central School District is committed to providing a holistic education that ensures each student is future-ready by providing empowering educational experiences, while cultivating a culture that emphasizes kindness and respect (see Board goals). To that end, the district has partnered with Panorama Education, an educational data platform, to assist in identifying how we …

Eighth-grade students celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with culturally-responsive lesson

Angela Braselmann, an eighth-grade English and social studies teacher at the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School created a lesson for her students that celebrated contemporary Hispanic culture in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15.  The classroom discussions and writings were inspired by a film short called, “La Capa …

“Go Home Early” drill will be held on Oct. 4; students will be dismissed 15 minutes early

On  Tuesday, Oct. 4, there will be a “Go Home Early” drill, as required annually by state law.  All students will be dismissed 15 minutes earlier than their usual dismissal time. Parents and caregivers should be prepared to pick up their child at school, or at the bus stop 15 minutes early.  There will also …