Mike Talbott Contributing Writer What do more than 40 Monticello High School students, Monticello’s Rotary club and young moms in Honduras have in common? Interact, a new Monticello High School organization formed just six months ago, committed to serving others. Interact is a service club model provided by Rotary International which allows high school students [...]
Monticello superintendent Jim Johnson didn’t sugarcoat the news that Monticello’s all-day kindergarten rates have climbed above the local average when he addressed the board for a proposed rate hike last week. In recent years there has been growing public opinion that all-day kindergarten brings advantages and a steady drumbeat of opinion-makers espousing the benefits of [...]
The following students have been named December 2012 Monticello High School Students of the Month: Ninth Grade: Lauren Holm – An excellent student, Lauren is outstanding in everything she does, doing every assignment thoroughly and carefully. Her work and effort are phenomenal. Beyond that, she is one of the nicest and most respected students. She [...]
By Alicia Ratzlow Monticello Middle School Roughly five years ago, the Monticello Middle School introduced an after-school program designed to help students academically as well as to develop better organizational and social skills. This program is called The Zone and, to this day, continues to focus on the academic success of sixth through eighth grade [...]
Lauren McDougall’s love of learning and the joy she experienced around people helped her family, friends and teaching colleagues transform a day of mourning.