Education

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 [...]

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Monticello’s 2014-15 school calendar will look quite similar to this year’s calendar, school board members decided last week. A couple of key changes include a full two weeks off for winter break due to the timing of Christmas and New Year’s Day as well as a different set-up for next fall’s break for the annual [...]

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It’s highly likely that Rogers High School senior Reid Sagehorn had no idea the controversy and trouble two typed words – “Actually, yes” – would elicit when he wrote what was reported as a sarcastic response to an anonymous, online allegation of romantic involvement with a high school teacher. Sagehorn’s case has gained heavy media [...]

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The Monticello School Board Monday night unanimously decided Monday night there will be no half-day kindergarten starting next year. Parents will retain the option to take children home after the halfway point is reached during the school day. See this week’s Monticello Times for an update.

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The seventh graders at Monticello Middle School are in the midst of a “Shoe Drive.” According to Gregg Hermerding, Monticello Middle School media specialist, the students plan to collect 3,000 pairs of shoes before Feb. 13.  The service project is to benefit “Making A Difference International,” a non-profit organization based out of St. Michael. This [...]

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