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 …

St. John Street School Community Hub will open first week of December

When Monticello students return from Thanksgiving break, they’ll find themselves with much more to do after the school day ends. The St. John Street School Community Hub (SJSSCH), located at 22 St. John Street, will open its doors to students beginning the first week of December. Open from 1:30 – 7:30 p.m., the SJSSCH will …

November’s spotlights are goal-getters!

Kudos to our November spotlights who exemplify November’s Life-Ready skill of Goal-Getting. These fine folks, submitted and described by their building/department leadership team, are the experts when it comes to achieving their goals! Ann Kurthy, Emma C. Chase Elementary School  “Congratulations to Mrs. Ann Kurthy for being chosen as our November spotlight. Mrs. Kurthy is …

MBK’s annual Thanksgiving dinner brings the community together

On Monday, Nov. 25 more than 120 members of the Monticello community gathered for the My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) program’s annual Thanksgiving Dinner. Families, friends and businesses enjoyed a free Thanksgiving meal and a night of fun and friendship complete with giveaways, games and a turkey to bring home. The event was made possible by …

STREAM fall newsletter is live

The fall edition of the STREAM newsletter is live! Read the newsletter to learn how STREAM is enhancing student learning throughout the district. 

Dana Taylor named CCE’s 2019 Friend of Extension recipient

Monticello CSD’s Executive Director for Special, Summer and After-School Programs, Dana Taylor, received the 2019 School-Based Friend of Extension award from the Cornell Cooperative Extension Sullivan County (CCESC). The award highlights a Sullivan County school district or district staff member who partners with CCE Sullivan to involve young people in making changes in their schools to promote health, wellness …

Civic-minded youth aged 13-21 invited to apply to NYS Governor’s Youth Council by Dec. 9

The New York State Governor’s Youth Council seeks applicants aged 13-21. The Youth Council is comprised of one student representative from each county in the state to identify and prioritize issues that matter to the youth of New York.  According to the council, it is an incredible opportunity for New York’s youth to represent their …

All are invited to Monticello Interfaith Council Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 23

The Monticello Interfaith Council, in cooperation with the Monticello Central School District, will host its 6th annual Monticello Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner on Saturday, Nov. 23, from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the RJK Middle School Cafeteria in Monticello. The meal is a non-denominational, inclusive event where everyone is invited to enjoy a Thanksgiving meal …