ISD 882 releases Distance Learning Amendment
Following Governor Walz's announcement that distance learning will continue for the remainder of the school year, ISD 882 put together a Distance Learning Amendment that aims to provide clarity and guidance as we continue through the rest of the school year. Calendars, technology information, and more can be found in the amendment. The document, which remains a work in progress, will soon feature information about grading, graduation, and more.
Frequently asked questions with Superintendent Eric Olson
Superintendent Eric Olson answers a few frequently asked questions from our families in this April 15th video! Topics include celebrating seniors, grading, clearing out lockers, and more.
Supt. Olson answers additional frequently asked questions, including a look ahead to how this could alter education moving forward. Watch the April 22nd video here!
MHS artists take home awards from Paramount show!
Two Monticello High School artists took home second-place awards from the Paramount Center for the Arts High School Juried Art Exhibition. Senior John Humphreys won 2nd place in the 3-D art category for his ceramic bowl (title: Spirit Bear Paw) and sophomore Erin Yager won 2nd place in the 2-D art category for her oil painting (titled: FRaNK). Read more about the artists that were nominated and see their pieces here. Congratulations to all!
ISD 882 to join #BeTheLightMN Movement
Monticello School District is excited to join districts around the state as part of #BeTheLightMN beginning Monday, April 13th when the district will light Memorial Stadium from 8:20 to 8:40 p.m.
We do ask that community members not use this as a time to gather.
"One day soon, these lights will again stand as a warm invitation to our community’s greatest gathering place. Let them stand now as a beacon of hope, a symbol of unity, and a call for recognition to the people enduring together across this great community."
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Monticello School District will provide resources for assurance and detailed guidance for families, staff, and educational partners. Links to Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Please visit our Comprehensive Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information page which includes information for families and employees in one location.
We assure parents that the MDE's Emergency Operations Plan and the plan for District 882 includes keeping our district family safe. We will take care of our people in every shape and form.
Teacher Contract Negotiations Update
Monticello School Board is currently negotiating the 2019-2021 teacher contracts. In an effort to keep the public informed and operate transparently, the district wanted to provide the following information from the Monticello School Board and Education Minnesota Monticello.
FAQs (Monticello School Board)
Opening Statement Monticello School Board (as read by Jill Bartlett at the Jan. 20, 2020 school board meeting)
Opening Statement Education Minnesota Monticello (as read by Joe Rosh at the Jan. 20, 2020 school board meeting)
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!
Students provided powerful learning opportunities on 15 year anniversary of original Wellness Day