Amos ZumBrunnen Scholarship Funds Available
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. Find requirements here and the application here. All application materials must be received by August 18, 2022.
For questions, please contact Clay Sawatzke at the Monticello School District Office at (763)272-2003, or email email@example.com
School Board Candidate Filing Notice
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the period for filing affidavits of candidacy for the office of school board member of Independent School District No. 882 shall begin on August 2, 2022, and shall close at 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 16, 2022.
The general election shall be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. At that election, three (3) members will be elected to the School Board for terms of four (4) years each.
Affidavits of candidacy are available from the school district clerk, District Office, Monticello School District, 302 Washington St., Monticello, MN 55362. The filing fee for this office is $2. A candidate for this office must be an eligible voter, must be 21 years of age or more on assuming office, must have been a resident of the school district from which the candidate seeks election for thirty (30) days before the general election, and must have no other affidavit on file for any other office at the same primary or next ensuing general election.
The affidavits of candidacy must be filed in the office of the school district clerk and the filing fee paid prior to 5:00 o’clock p.m. on August 16, 2022.
Summer Office Hours
District Office - M-Th, 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.; F, 7:45 to 11:45 a.m.
EEC - M-Th, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; F, 8 to 11 a.m.
PWE - M-Th, 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; F, by appointment only
LME - M-Th, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; F, by appointment only
MMS - M-Th, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; F, by appointment only
MHS - M-Th, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.; F, by appointment only
Monticello 882 Online
We are very excited about the success of our Monticello 882 Online program in its inaugural year. While we believe that the majority of students learn best in-person, we know that there are a variety of learning styles and family dynamics that make online education a more viable option for a number of our students and families. With that in mind, we are thrilled to continue growing Monticello 882 Online to help us best meet the needs of our entire student body and school community. If you’d like more information about Monticello 882 Online, I encourage you to watch this video highlighting many of the benefits and opportunities that come with the program. To submit an application for Monticello 882 Online, please complete this form. If you have any questions regarding Monticello 882 Online, please contact the Director of Teaching and Learning Cindy Fasching at cynthia.fasching@
Upcoming Coffee Chats with Supt. Olson
Superintendent Eric Olson will be hosting Coffee Chats throughout the spring and summer! These sessions run from 9 to 10:15 a.m. and are a great source for information direct from the district, while also providing the opportunity to connect with district administrators and other families.
Saturday, May 7 - Activities Room at Monticello Middle School
Saturday, June 4 - Ellison Park Log Shelter - CANCELED
Saturday, July 16 - Silver Creek Township Hall
Saturday, August 20 - Ellison Park Lions Den and Gazebo
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!
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!
Mitch Torrel, a Special Tactics Officer in the US Air Force, makes a global impact
Monticello School District hosted new teacher workshops for 10 new educators