MCSD Foundation Black & Red Gala – March 2, 2019

It is with great enthusiasm that we announce our theme is MONTI GRAS. What is MONTI GRAS? It’s a celebration of the strength of our school, the resiliency of our community, and the drive to ensure our children have the best opportunities possible! This year we will be recognizing the classes of ‘09, ‘99, ‘89, […]

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 […]

Breakfast Is Fuel For School

Contact Pat Kelly at 319-465-3000 ext. 1374   or pat.kelly@monticello.k12.ia.us  

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 […]

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 […]

The 6th grade held their annual Winter Craft and bake sale on 12/19/18. Thanks to everyone that purchased!

The 6th grade held their annual Winter Craft and bake sale on 12/19/18.  Thanks to everyone that purchased!

5th & 6th Band & Vocal Concert

Mr. McDonald’s Middle School Enrichment Group Visits the Senior Home

Mr. McDonald’s Middle School Enrichment group went to the senior home to pass out the home made Christmas cards that the kids made!  

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 […]