Johann Shockency is a Minnesota Reading Corps tutor who’s finishing up the current school year at Little Mountain Elementary. Shockency’s inspirational approach to helping students become better readers has landed him a unique honor in the form of a speaking invitation to a national conference. What’s even more unique about Shockency’s educational adventure is the fact that’s he’s legally blind.
Dedication to academic excellence and educational career planning was readily apparent when Monticello High School Principal Joel Lundin used a short and simple sentence to describe this year’s honors group: “They are very special.”
Monticello Assistant Superintendent Joe Dockendorf reports that Monticello schools will have no evening activities tonight (Wednesday, April 16) due to winter weather conditions.
The opening night date for the Monticello District 882’s third annual district-wide art show has been moved to Thursday, March 20, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Art will still be on display Wednesday, March 19, at the Monticello Middle School Media Center. The public will be able to enjoy the work of talented art [...]
On Thursday, March 13, Monticello High School students will take the stage to perform the school’s annual musical. This year’s title is “Thoroughly Modern Millie,” a Broadway play based on the 1967 film. Thoroughly Modern Millie tells the story of a small-town girl, Millie Dillmount (played by Paige Huschka), who comes to New York City [...]