January 24th Work Session
The Monticello School Board will hold a Work Session on January 24th, following the conclusion of the previously scheduled January 24th School Board Meeting. The purpose of this work session will be for strategic planning and budget discussion.
School Board Elects 2022 Officers
At the annual Organizatonal Meeting on Jan. 10, 2022, the Monticello School Board elected Board Officers for the coming year. The following positions were elected:
Secretary/Clerk - Melissa Curtis
Vice-Chair/Treasurer - Candace Carda
Board Chair - Jeff Hegle
Each elected officer was the lone nomination for their position. Congratulations and thank you to each of our Board Officers, and thank you to Jennifer Lewis Kannegieter for her year of service as Board Chair!
Coffee Chat with Supt. Olson on Jan. 29
Join Superintendent Olson in January for a Coffee Chat in the Activities Room at the Monticello Middle School! Come to MMS (West Parking Lot Entrance) to enjoy some coffee and discuss the latest news from Monticello School District. Community members will be able to listen, ask questions, and share thoughts and concerns! The Coffee Chat will run from 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Saturday, January 29th.
Monticello School District Referendum Fails
The unofficial results for the Monticello School District Referendum are in. All three questions have failed. The unofficial vote totals are:
Question 1: 1,056 Yes Votes, 1,842 No Votes
Question 2: 980 Yes Votes, 1,914 No Votes
Question 3: 956 Yes Votes, 1,944 No Votes
For more, please see this letter from Superintendent Eric Olson.
COVID-19 Website Returns
As we prepare for the start of the 2021-22 school year, Monticello School District is bringing back the COVID-19 website to help keep families up-to-date on the latest information. As we move toward the school year, families will find the most recently updated version of the Safe Learning Plan, the COVID-19 Dashboard, and more, on this site.
Introducing Monticello 882 Online
We are excited to debut a brand new option for all students this school year - Monticello 882 Online! This is a full-time online K-12 school offered through Monticello Public Schools. Monticello 882 Online strives to provide a personalized learning experience for students who desire an alternative to the traditional classroom model. This program provides a learning environment that is flexible, self-paced, aligns with the Minnesota State Standards, and provides individualized academic and social emotional support. If you think an online learning program might be the right fit for your student, we encourage you to check out the Monticello 882 Online program guide to learn more and start the registration process!
Registration for first semester closes at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, August 18.
Kindergarten Registration is Open!
Attention all incoming Kindergarten families! Online registration for the 2021-22 school year opened on March 3rd! Eastview Education Center and Monticello School District are thrilled to present a virtual kindergarten registration experience this year. Please check out all of the available resources, and don't hesitate to submit a question!
Episode 2 of In the Arena with Supt. Olson out now!
The latest podcast from Superintendent Eric Olson is available now! Dr. Michael Favor, former Interim Superintendent in ISD 882 and current Assistant Superintendent for Roseville Area Schools, joins to discuss humanity in education. Listen here!
Early College Options Abound at MHS
DID YOU KNOW: 97 percent of Monticello High School seniors participated in rigorous courses during the 2016-17 school year?! MHS is proud to offer dozens of early college opportunities for students, including AP Courses, Senior to Sophomore programs, College in Schools, and more!! Check out this graphic to learn more!
MHS debuts art website!
Monticello High School art teachers have created a new website to showcase student work, as well as explain the various courses and offerings available to MHS students! Bookmark the website and visit it throughout the year to check out the immense creativity and talent of Monticello students!
EMM honors Monticello High School counselor