Education

Third-party auditors will give the full rundown of the school district’s last fiscal year next month, but business manager Tina Burkholder gave board members a preview last Monday evening when she shared the general fund’s positive outcome in 2014. A slightly lower daily membership in 2014 from the previous year didn’t hinder the district’s ability [...]

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It’s shortly before 9 a.m. on a recent Friday morning and the kindergarten classrooms at Pinewood Elementary are abuzz with the chattering of little voices, sharing a meal together before they began their day of learning. Students were almost unanimous in excitedly saying their favorite part of that day’s breakfast was a muffin. In the [...]

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Monticello Middle School volunteer Pamela Arechigo was the type of school volunteer who staff say positively impacted every teacher at the school in her eight years of service.
She dug into one project after another and quickly became an indispensable member of the school’s community, much as her great-uncle, Dr. Frank Ellison, was an indispensable member of Monticello’s school system and community for many years during the 20th Century.

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The 127th annual commencement ceremonies for Monticello High School were held Friday, June 6, inside the fieldhouse with the Class of 2014 graduating seniors receiving their diplomas. According to District 882 records, the total number of Monticello High School graduates now exceeds 11,000. Commencement addresses were provided by Caleb Biasco and Amber Seidenkranz, who were [...]

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