Just a reminder that Monday, February 18, is now a school day. This was previously scheduled as a Professional Development day for our teachers, but we are now using it as one of our weather make-up days. Monday, April 1 will also be a school day.

Just a reminder that Monday, February 18, is now a school day.  This was previously scheduled as a Professional Development day for our teachers, but we are now using it as one of our weather make-up days. Monday, April 1 will also be a school day.

National School Counseling Week Proclamation Signing with Governor Reynolds

National School Counseling week was Feb. 4-8, 2019.  Our 3 counselors were present for the signing by Governor Reynolds.

MCSD has been named a DISTRICT of DISTINCTION by the Iowa School Counselors Association!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Sheryl Cline, ISCA President-Elect, scline@linnmar.k12.ia.us Troy Bergmann, ISCA Awards Chair, bergmann.troy@iowacityschools.org MONTICELLO CSD RECEIVES COUNSELING PROGRAM RECOGNITION Monticello Community School District has been named a District of Distinction by the Iowa School Counselors Association (ISCA).  This designation recognizes school districts that are committed to implementing comprehensive school counseling programs which address […]

Kirkwood Signing Day!

Kirkwood Signing Day was held on January 17, 2019. These seniors applied and have been accepted to Kirkwood Community College next fall! CONGRATULATIONS!

Just a few reminders before flu season hits!

Just a few reminders before flu season hits!   ▪️Wash those hands for 20 seconds and use sanitizer when blowing (or picking) noses, etc.   ▪️If your child has a fever or other signs of influenza, they really need to stay home and rest, push the fluids, and be fever free for 24hrs without tylenol […]

Highest average ACT scores in ten years!

In 2018 we saw the highest average ACT scores in ten years!  Over 50% more students took the ACT in 2018 than the year before and the average composite score increased from 20.9 to 23.2. Great job Monticello students and staff!!!

Dan Gable Wrestler of the Year Awards – Vote for CHASE LUENSMAN!

Vote for CHASE LUENSMAN! 2019 Dan Gable Mr. and Ms. Wrestler of the Year – Vote Top 7 Fareway Stores, Inc. and Body Armor present the Dan Gable Wrestler of the Year Awards in coordination with IAwrestle and IWCOA. The IWCOA accepted nominations from high school coaches for student athletes in each of the three […]

HS Students Collect for the Monticello Food Pantry

Final tally for the MHS Student Council Food Drive— 5th Place – Manternach 18.86, 4th Derby – 20, 3rd place – Meshak 23.59, 2nd place – Sauser 24.87, and first place – Ms. Lynn 30 per student. Grand total – 3,150 items!!! Thank you to everyone that donated!

Standards-Referenced Reporting – Find out more here!

Standards-referenced reporting is a research-based approach to assessing and reporting student achievement.  Many scholars in the field of education, including Thomas Guskey, Robert Marzano, Ken O’Connor, and Rick Wormeli, support the implementation and extension of standards-referenced grading.  The following handbooks reflect standards-referenced reporting practices and implementation at Monticello Schools. The focal point of standards-referenced reporting/grading is […]

High School Choir Concert