Education

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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Families were invited to visit Pinewood Elementary School, Thursday Jan. 23, to enjoy an evening of fun and exciting math games. Each family entering the building received a bag of math games and playing cards, and each grade level was waiting in their special booth where math games and activities were hosted by their classroom [...]

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Presidents Day weekend had been set on the school calendar as a four-day weekend for Monticello students this year. Previously, Friday, Feb. 14, had been scheduled as a teacher workshop day in addition to the holiday on Monday, Feb. 17. But January’s extreme cold threw a chilly curve ball, forcing the district to cancel classes [...]

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