Love > Hate – Great Kindness Challenge

Love > Hate During the Great Kindness Challenge all students were focusing on completing meaningful acts of kindness to others at school and home. The second grade teachers read several Martin Luther King Jr. books with their classes and discussed the message that even when others show us hate, we need to show love. The […]

Middle School Girls Attend Rockwell Collins for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day!

Josephine VonAhsen, Mary Schmitt, Trista DeShaw, Faith Hansen, and Natalia Williams went to Rockwell Collins for Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day as a part of Engineering Week 2018.  Here are some pictures.  They did a lot of awesome things, but the most powerful thing for the girls was that they assembled a prosthetic hand […]

Snow Make Up Days—The 2 snow days we had will be made up on May 30 & May 31!

Snow Make Up Days—The 2 snow days we had will be made up on May 30 & May 31!  

Safety in our Schools

Good morning everyone, We are all very saddened by the events that happened yesterday in Parkland, Florida.  When an event like that happens we all have a tendency to look closely at our lives and our schools.  I just wanted to share that in the Monticello Community School District we have an established lock down […]

Congratulations to Mr. Kowbel and the MHS Concert Band for being THE ONLY 2A band in the state of Iowa to be selected to perform at the Iowa Bandmasters Association in May!!! What an honor!!!

Congratulations to Mr. Kowbel and the MHS Concert Band for being THE ONLY 2A band in the state of Iowa to be selected to perform at the Iowa Bandmasters Association in May!!! What an honor!!!

What is TAP?

Did you know that we have a Transition Alliance Program, also known as TAP?   What is TAP?   *TAP is a results-driven program with a focus on assisting students with disabilities becoming career and college ready.   *The optimal goal for each TAP student is employment, whether that is directly out of high school, or […]

Flu Season Update!

Hello all, I just wanted to give you an update on the flu virus in the Monticello Community School District.  We have been closely monitoring our buildings for the last two weeks and have used additional custodial time to do deep cleaning to prevent the spread of the influenza virus.  Our efforts have been paying […]

Nathan Oswald Wins the Monticello Middle School National Geographic Bee!

Nathan Oswald Wins the Monticello Middle School National Geographic Bee and Moves One Step Closer to $50,000 College Scholarship —Laura Schmitt-8th grade history teacher 8th grader Nathan Oswald won the school-level competition of the National Geographic Bee on January 16, 2018 and a chance at a $50,000 college scholarship. Nathan will take a test to […]

The Teacher Leadership System at work in our schools! Watch the video to find out more! Our TLS Staff are awesome!

The Teacher Leadership System at work in our schools! Watch the video to find out more! Our TLS Staff are awesome! Teacher Leadership Video

Congratulations Panther Dance! State Champs!

STATE CHAMPIONS!!  1st place in ALL three dance categories!!!   Congratulations to the Panther Dance team and Coach Hackney!