Monticello Public School District


District Announcements

  • Scholarship Opportunity - Deadline July 20, 2018

    The Monticello Educational and Scholarship Foundation have scholarship dollars available for college students who are pursuing a degree in a health-related field. This money has been made available through the estate of Amos ZumBrunnen, who served on the CentraCare Health Board (formally the Monticello-Big Lake Hospital) for many years.

    Applicants interested in applying must be a Monticello High School graduate and have had one year pursuing a degree in a health-related field. Contact Jill Tessier at the Monticello School District Office at (763) 272-2003 or e-mail request to, to obtain scholarship criteria.

    All application materials must be received by July 20, 2018.

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  • ISD 882 sets important back to school dates for 2018-19

    The 2017-18 school year is moving full steam ahead toward the finish line, and while we don’t want to make anyone start looking past summer, we do want to help you be prepared for the next school year!

    Like in recent years, Monticello School District will be staggering Welcome Back Days, Open Houses and First Days of School at district buildings this August and September. For more information, as well as the schedule of events, please visit HERE

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  • Kids Kitchen Summer Food Program 

    The Monticello School District is excited to partner with Monticello Help Center and Sodexo to provide a Kids Kitchen program this summer that will provide kid friendly foods to families with children ages 2 through 17! For more information, please read this letter from Monticello Help Center Director Sandy McClurg.

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  • PRESS RELEASE: Monticello selected to receive a Safe Routes to School grant

    The Monticello School District is excited to announce that ISD 882 has been selected as one of 12 recipients of a Safe Routes to School grant! Please see the press release HERE.

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  • RELEASE: Monticello School Board selects Eric Olson as next superintendent of ISD 882

    The Monticello School Board is pleased to announce that they have selected Eric Olson as the lone finalist for the position of Superintendent of the Monticello School District. Olson will take over the position at the beginning of July.
    Olson is currently the principal at Eastview Education Center in Monticello, a position he started this year, with the opening of the school. Previously, he was a principal at Pinewood Elementary from 2008 - 2017. He has also worked as an assistant principal and activities director at Monticello Middle School, and taught in the Sauk Rapids-Rice School District prior to that. Olson’s administrative license was earned through St. Cloud State University, where he also earned a master's degree. His elementary education degree was also awarded through SCSU.
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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • Public Education Funding Forum Video Now Available

    A video recording of Thursday night's Public Education Funding Forum is now available. Visit HERE to find the video recording, additional information about the evening, a statement from Representative Marion O'Neill, and more.

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  • 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.

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    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  Visit the Parent Portal page located under Parents > Parent Portal on our website for more information.

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    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. 

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    2017-18 12 MONTH CALENDAR

    The Monticello School District calendar includes important dates such as early dismissals, events and holidays.  

    To view the calendar, click on the link above.  


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    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.


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