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Any student interested in riding the after-school bus should pick up a bus form from the office ASAP.
Student Council and Class Officer elections will be Thursday, August 25th. (more…)
Six Monticello High School choir members were recently selected to the Arkansas
All-State Choir. Luke Lane, Gabrielle Causey, Madison Gray,
Maryclaire Guanzon, Ashley Cathey and Brendan Davis. The All-State Music Conference
featured the performances of the state’s best choral and band musicians.
The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) announces Amber Hairston, a Family and Consumer Sciences (FACS) teacher at Monticello High School in Monticello, Arkansas, as the 2014 ACTE Region IV New Teacher of the Year. The ACTE New Teacher of the Year award recognizes CTE teachers with 3-5 years’ experience (at the secondary or postsecondary level) who have made significant contributions toward innovative and unique career and technical education programs and shown a professional commitment early in their careers. (more…)
Monticello School today announces its policy for providing free and reduced price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program, After school Snack Program, and/or School Breakfast Program. The central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by any interested party. The price charged for a paid student breakfast is $0.75 Pre-K-12th the price charged for a paid student lunch is $1.50 Pre-K-5th, and $1.75 6th-12th
The Monticello School District’s Transportation Department was selected as one of six school districts in the State of Arkansas and awarded the Arkansas Association of Pupil Transportation School Bus Safety Award given at this year’s AAPT Annual Conference in Hot springs, this week.
Monticello Occupational Education Center (OEC) students traveled to Hot Springs April 14 – 16 to participate in the Arkansas SkillsUSA competition. SkillsUSA is a national organization for students preparing for technical, skilled and service occupations in high schools and colleges/technical schools. The event is held annually and is hosted by Arkansas industries and the Arkansas SkillsUSA Organization.
Monticello HS Concert Choir earned Superior 1st Division ratings at the Arkansas Choral Directors State Choral Performance Assessment – CPA Thursday, April 10 at UCA in Conway. These ratings, combined with their 1st division ratings at the region CPA in March, gives MHS Choir the Sweepstakes Award for the second consecutive year. “This has been a remarkable year of achievements for our students. I am thankful and extremely proud of the dedication, discipline and arduous spirit they have displayed on a daily basis,” says MHS choral director, Bennie Vincent.
Congratulations to such an amazing and talented group of vocalists! MHS and MMS choir will have their annual spring concert Thursday, April 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the MMS auditorium. We look forward to seeing you there.
Congratulations to the MHS Forensics Team Members who attended the Arkansas Communication and Theatre Arts Association’s State Tournament of Champions. (more…)
Monticello Tree Board members Hope Bragg and Lee Williams greeted more than 500 students and teachers from the Monticello Elementary School K-2 classes who had gathered in the school cafeteria to celebrate Arbor Day.
Recently, 11 MHS forensics team members competed at the Cabot Classic Forensics Tournament where there were approximately 1,000 total entries.
Becca Stephenson advanced to finals and earned 3rd Place in Prose Interpretation. Salonica Hunter earned a finalist medal in Storytelling. Stephenson also advanced to semi-finals in Poetry Interpretation.
Monticello FCCLA members, Hannah Kling and Kimberly Long, presented “Stranger Danger” to five different classes at Monticello Elementary school on October 30, 2013. They taught the children safety tips for trick-or-treating, created an ID card complete with finger prints, read a book, and presented them with goody bags filled with candy and information for their parents.
Three strong wins at the end of the Junior Billies season brought a developing year to a good close.
It was a hard won battle, but the Junior Billies found their pace and marched all over their remaining opponents. After two losses at the beginning of the season the Junior Billies felt the tide begin to turn as they took on “big rival”, Star City.
The Monticello School District will be taking sealed bids on an HP ProCurve MSM760 Wireless Controller and 23 HP ProCurve MSM410 Wireless Access Points.
Bids must be received by 10:00am Tuesday November 12, 2013 and will be opened on Tuesday November 12, 2013 @ 11:00am.
Friday, October 18th was declared ‘Go Pink Day’ at Monticello Pre-K. The staff and students wore Pink to honor a Pre-K Staff member, Mrs. Pam Dunlap, who is a cancer survivor. The students and staff members cheered Mrs. Dunlap on as she prepared to walk in Little Rock at the annual Race for the Cure. Mrs. Dunlap was presented with flowers, balloons, caps and a pink tote bag filled with an assortment of pink gifts. In her honor the Pre-K staff members were also presented with pink tote bags.
The Monticello School District will have a special called board meeting on Friday, October 18, 2013.
The meeting will be held at Union Bank conference room at noon.
The purpose of the meeting is to discuss a resolution for the Issuance of Second (2nd) Lien Bonds.
The Monticello Billie Junior and Senior Football Boosters are beginning a special sale of SEA Conference T shirts. These T-shirts are done in a style which will appeal to the hunter, fisherman and fan alike.
The front of the shirt is a pocket print featuring the SEA logo. The back of the shirt has the mascot from each school in our conference pictured around a wheel of duck calls. The T shirt comes in two colors both suitable to the outdoor enthusiast (dove tan and dusty-hunter green). T shirts are appropriate for all schools in the conference, so let you friends from area schools know they can purchase this great t shirt from the Billies boosters.
T shirts are on sale now at home Junior & Senior Football games.
For information on how you can own this shirt or how to buy t shirts for your entire staff please call Bernadette Carmical @ 870.723.1234
T shirts are only $15
(available in Youth Extra Small through Adult 4X while quantities last)
All Occasions 10%, Rogers Men’s Wear 25%, Town and Country 15% fresh arrangements, Fortune Cookie 10%, Mazzio’s 15%, Burger King 10%, La Terraza 10%, Ray’s 10%, Village Bakery 10%, Subway 10% off purchase of a sandwich, Sun Country Tanning 10% off merchandise, Sonic 99 cent large drinks, Western Sizzlin free drink with purchase of a meal, Huddle House 10% and Bubbie’s 15%.
Cards are $10 and may be used at any time from September 1st 2013 to August 31st 2014. To purchase see any Renaissance Team member at home ball games or call Monticello High School at 367-4050.
The Renaissance Team would like to thank all of these businesses for their support.
The Monticello School District is taking sealed bids on a 2610 Long Tractor Serial # 64018088. The tractor has 564 hours. Bids must be received by Monday September 9th 2013 @ 10:00am. Bids will be opened on Monday September 9th 2013 @ 11:00am. Please mark the envelope on the outside “Tractor Bid”.
The Monticello School District is taking sealed bids on a 1990 model 1070 John Deere Tractor Serial # CH4048D002417. The differential housing is broke and repair parts are obsolete. It will be sold as a salvage tractor. Bids must be received by Monday September 9th 2013 @ 10:00am and will be opened on Monday September 9th 2013 @ 11:00am. Please mark the envelope on the outside “Tractor Bid”.
Today is the day Arkansas students face the dreaded First Day of School. It’s also the day parents and other drivers face the First Day of School Traffic.
Remember to use caution, especially in the school and residential areas of Monticello.
Monticello High School golfers won their first meet of the season played at Monticello Country Club Golf Course. Jay Kent Gates, Tucker Ward, and Davis Frost, posted 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place scores respectively. Erin Ashcraft earned the medalist honor for the top score posted by the girls.
Team members are Jamal McCray, Erin Ashcraft, Clark Jarrett, Reid Mitchell, Mack Gossman, Jay Kent Gates, Tucker Ward, Jake Johnson, Rex Henderson, Ty Henderson, Davis Frost, and Michael Wilson. Go, Billies!
Bids must be received by 10:00am Tuesday August 27, 2013 and will be opened on Tuesday August 27, 2013 @ 11:00am.
Van can be seen at the school bus shed on Jordan Dr. For more information contact Danny Lloyd @ 870-367-4005.
Send bids to: Monticello School District
935 Scogin Dr.
Monticello Ar. 71655
Please mark envelope “Sealed Bid”.
Bids must be received by 10:00am Tuesday August 26, 2013 and will be opened on Tuesday August 26, 2013 @ 11:00am.
Classes will begin on August 19, 2013 at the Adult Education Center which is located at 809 Hwy. 278 East (Workforce Training Center). Instructors are available Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 3:00pm. On Fridays, classes are from 8:00am to 11:30am. Also, for anyone who cannot attend during the day, classes are available on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 5:30pm to 8:30pm.
Classes are free to the public. Open entry/open exit. English as A Second Language classes will be offered on Mondays and Thursdays at First United Methodist Church on Main Street. The times are 6:00pm to 8:00pm. These classes will begin on Monday, September 9, 2013. For more information about the program, feel free to call (870) 367-4070.
Front row from left to right: Mckenzie McClain, Dailyn Johnston, Katherine Dickson, Dottie Grace Brown, Kristen Daniel, Sarah Nichols, Kirsten Harrison
Back row from left to right: Hannah Kibodeaux, Nora Catherine Saffold, Jasmonique Daniels, Bliss Jaggers (captain), Mason Davis (co-captain), Brooke Shrum, Mikayla McGregor
The Monticello Junior High cheerleaders recently attended UCA cheerleading camp at ASU in Jonesboro, Arkansas where they received numerous awards. They received first place in home dance competition, second place in extreme routine dance category, first place in cheer category, and first place overall for the junior high division.
They also received a spirit stick each day the week of camp for their overall spirit and sportsmanship.
Mason Davis, Bliss Jaggers, and Mikayla Mcgregor competed in the junior high jump off, where all three girls made it to the final six. Davis went on to win the junior high jump off.
Mason Davis, Bliss Jaggers, Dailyn Johnston, and Nora Catherine Saffold were chosen as All American Cheerleaders.
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