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

Winter Weather Info

Weather Information Winter is upon us! As we are in the season for cold weather, we would like to remind you that there is no regularly scheduled adult supervision at school buildings before 7:50 AM. (Exception: Students that ride the shuttle buses may be on the school site (as necessary) prior to 7:50 a.m. and middle school students […]

MHS Student Council Holiday Food/Toiletry Drive!

The Monticello High School Student Council will be sponsoring a Holiday Food/Toiletry Drive for the Monticello Food Pantry from December 3-14.  Our goal this year is to bring in 800 items.  To help promote our Holiday Food/Toiletry Drive, all students in grades K-12 who bring in 2 items to the December 7th basketball game against the Wilton […]

Veterans Day!

Hello everyone, To understand Veterans Day you have to go back in history to 1918.  On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918, the first World War came to an end.  It became known as “Armistice Day”. In 1954, President Eisenhower changed the name from “Armistice Day” to “Veterans […]

Meet our School Resource Officer, Dawn Graver!

Mrs. Graver started October 9, 2018, as our School Resource Officer (SRO).  One of the reasons she took this position was to help our future generation to rise above peer pressure.  Dawn is excited about being a positive role model in our children’s future and is looking forward to this new and rewarding position! Mrs. […]

Congratulations HS Students!

The High School Academic Awards Ceremony was held on October 17, 2018.  116 students in grades 10-12 earned an Academic Letter Award.  This an an award which recognizes outstanding scholastic achievement.  A student must earn at least a 3.3 grade point average for two consecutive semesters to qualify for the Academic Letter. 7 Students earned […]