Bills aimed at reimbursing ISD 882 take another step forward
Thank you Monticello School Community! Bills introduced by Representative Marion O'Neill and Senator Bruce Anderson to reimburse a funding loss caused by a forced special education status change have been included on the House and Senate K-12 omnibus bills. There will be more work to do in the coming weeks, but for now we just want to say thank you for helping us take this step! Please click here for more information.
RELEASE: Monticello School Board selects Eric Olson as next superintendent of ISD 882
School Board approves 2018-19 calendar
At the March 19 meeting, the Monticello School Board approved the calendar for the 2018-19 school year. The first day of school is Tuesday, Sept. 4 with the last day of the school year coming on Wednesday, June 5. Please find the full calendar HERE.
Monticello Public Schools announce finalists for superintendent position
The School Board for the Monticello Public Schools is pleased to announce that four finalists will be considered for the position of Superintendent of Schools. The four finalists are: Bill Adams (superintendent at Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton); Todd Meyer (superintendent at Jackson County Central); Eric Olson (principal for the Monticello Public Schools); and Chris Swenson (superintendent at Holdingford).
Read the full press release HERE.
ISD 882 Superintendent Survey
The Monticello School District has started its search for the next superintendent of Monticello Public Schools. The job posting is currently open, and will remain open into early March. Interviews will be held in late March. Currently, ISD 882 is seeking input from all stakeholders via a survey. Everyone's opinion is valued in this search, and the district is hoping everyone takes the time to fill out the survey, which can be found HERE.
Board approves new breakfast/lunch low balance policy
The Monticello School Board approved a policy update regarding low fund balances for the school breakfast and lunch program at their Feb. 5 meeting. The policy states that all students who wish to participate in the school breakfast and lunch program will receive a breakfast or lunch regardless of student's account balance. For more information, including a link to the full policy, click here.
Monticello School Board approves meeting dates, changes start time
At the January 8 meeting, the Monticello School Board approved meeting dates for the remainder of the school year. The meetings will start at 6:15 p.m. in the Monticello Middle School Board Room. The dates are:
Monday, Jan. 22; Monday, Feb. 5; Monday, March 5; Monday, March 19; Monday, April 2; Monday, May 7; Monday, May 21
More information can be found on the Monticello School Board page.
MONTICELLO PARENT PORTAL
Monticello Parent Portal registration is now open. We invite parents and guardians of our High School and Middle School students to register for the Parent Portal. Please look for further information in your email regarding the Parent Portal. If you have not received an email, please contact email@example.com. Visit the Parent Portal page located under Parents > Parent Portal on our website for more information.
WELCOME DR. MICHAEL FAVOR!
The start of the school year is an exciting time for Monticello Public Schools! New students, new teachers and new upgrades to our schools. This year, we start our school year with a new interim Superintendent.
Monticello Public Schools welcomes our new interim Superintendent, Dr. Michael Favor. Dr. Favor came from Robbinsdale Public Schools as Executive Director of Student Services and Schools since 2013. Dr. Favor was formally Principal at Cooper High School and a former Principal at Minneapolis North Community High School.
CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS SECTION
We invite the community to visit our Construction Project Section to view photos of the ongoing
construction projects within the Monticello School District. We will continue to add photos as the projects progress. To view the Construction Projects Section, click on the "District" tab and follow the link to "Construction Projects" from the drop down menu.
Middle school staff and students set a new single-year record for fundraising, and brought their total Pennies for Patients donations to $80,000 over the past 16 years
Sharing Table aims to provide for kids who may still be hungry after lunch, while also reducing food waste
Students set to compete at Appapalooza in May with an app named Vesta, which aims to connect volunteers and volunteer opportunities
Monti Pythons build scissor lift robot to compete in 2018 First Robotics Competition
School-linked mental health partnership with Central Minnesota Mental Health Center is one of many services offered inside of and outside of school buildings
12 students represent Monticello at state competition, with Grace Schillewaert moving on to international competition
Four finalists named in search for Monticello Public Schools next superintendent
The district, through Monticello Community Education, will be able to offer an expanded continuum of services with the move
More than 40 students went to St. Paul on Feb. 22 to partake in a rally aimed at gathering support for passage of hands-free driving legislation
Board members commit countless hours to serve the district in community by creating the best possible opportunities for Monticello students
Stand Up Week focuses on bullying versus conflict, and the right approach to each situation
Representative Marion O'Neill introduces bill in Minnesota House, asks for public's help in reaching out to Governor Dayton
Students enjoy month in Monticello, with highlights including teachers, friends, and school lunches
Monticello School District and Sodexo Food Service reaffirm their committment to providing meals to all students who choose to participate in breakfast and lunch programs
Choir gets visit from acclaimed composer Jake Runestad in advance of Feb. 22 MMEA performance
Junior standouts rewarded for excellence in academics, athletics, and in the community
Schools across the district took advantage of having class on MLK Day to teach students about Dr. King and the civil rights movement
Monticello received more than $230,000 from community members and organizations during the past year
Oriana Johnson and Mason Machholz recognized for excellence in academics, arts, and athletics
Melissa Curtis, Jennifer R. Lewis Kannegieter, and Candace Carda join first board meeting
Matt Todd surpassed Holmstadt's 2,106 career points during a win against Zimmerman Thursday night
Middle school students will be out in the community performing random acts of kindness during winter break
Board bids farewell to three members at final meeting of December
Concert choir performs "Please Stay" as part of Winter Choral Festival 2017
Fasching previously served as assistant principal at St. Cloud Cathedral before moving to the Monticello District three years ago
Congratulations Gary Revenig
Today's Youth Are Tomorrow's Leaders
Read More to visit the Innovation Lab Project Website
The Monticello School District Calendar is now available.