Education

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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Monticello Middle School students ended the year with the running of the school’s semi-annual CO2 races. According to teacher Mike Stadther, the May 30 races were part of a transportation power and energy unit for seventh graders in the technology education classroom. The curriculum teaches the students how to use the design process to solve [...]

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District teachers, staff and administrators gathered Thursday, June 5, for the Monticello schools all-staff recognition awards inside the Monticello High School auditorium. Each year, the awards are conducted on the last day of school, after students have been released for the school year. The hour-long program featured Rob Boraas and Mike McDowell as masters of [...]

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