Feb. 20 EPIC workshop cancelled

The EPIC workshop, “Encouraging Emotional Growth,” originally scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 20 has been cancelled and is expected to be rescheduled in March. Please keep an eye on the website for the new time and date.   

Update regarding emergency days

As of Feb. 19, the MCSD has used seven of its 10 allotted emergency days, leaving the District with three remaining emergency days, and 34 days until the spring season (and hopefully, spring weather) arrives. “We are hopeful that Mother Nature spares us from the extreme and extended winter weather that we saw last school …

Safe Homes of Orange County helps MCSD students learn about healthy relationships

Students in the Monticello Central School District are learning what healthy relationships look like, thanks to a partnership between the District’s Special Programs Department and Safe Homes of Orange County. Safe Homes’ Community and Youth Educator Kodi Haney has been making weekly visits to Monticello’s secondary schools to set up an interactive display during lunch …

131 MCSD students selected to perform at All-County Music Festival

131 students from the Monticello Central School District were chosen by audition to perform among  the county’s most accomplished musicians in the annual Sullivan County Music Educators All-County Music Festival. The festival will take place on Saturday, March 2 at the Liberty High School David Panebaker Auditorium.  2:30 p.m.: MS String Orchestra, Elementary Chorus, Middle School …

Reading brings joy – and rewards – to Monticello students

Students at Monticello High School, RJK Middle School and Rutherford Elementary each won Amazon gift cards thanks to their participation in the Sullivan County BOCES-sponsored Cross-County Reading Challenge. Senior Claudia Seward, sixth-grade student Griffon Tamweber and KLR fourth-grader Jasheilitz Gonzalez Toro are avid readers and have been part of this Cross-County Reading Challenge since it …

Mamakating Library looks for team to compete in Sullivan County Battle of the Books

The Mamakating Library in Wurtsboro is looking for students in grades seven and up who would like to join its team for the Sullivan County Battle of the Books. The competition happens at the end of May but there is plenty of work to do before that. The team members will read five books from …

Update re: lockout on Feb. 6

On the morning of Feb. 6, students approached the administrative team at the Robert J. Kaiser Middle School with a video clip of a community member making verbal threats against the school district. The administrative team immediately placed the middle school, and connected high school campus on lockout, and notified the Monticello Police Department (MPD). After reviewing …

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 …