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Following week before last’s week’s heroic intervention that saved the life a a Watson Chapel football player in Pine Bluff, 4 local nurses were honored by the Monticello Schools, the Billie Booster Club, and the player they saved and his family.
This video was recorded at the Billies vs Lake Village halftime break, at Frday evening’s season opener..
Monticello Superintendant Bobby Harper told MLive, (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.
A decision has been reached in dealing with the Monticello High School students involved in Wednesday night’s student pranks, which bordered on vandalism.
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…)
The MHS Robotics team performed well at the State VEX Competition hosted by Arkansas Tech University. After 6 qualifying rounds, they were ranked high enough to be chosen as one of eight alliance captains; which guaranteed they would advance to the quarter final rounds.
Members of the Monticello Robotics Team: Scott Bellott, Hunter Hickam, Matthew Woodard and Brandon Ashcraft.
Monticello High School Concert Choir, Ladies Chorus, Male Ensemble and Madrigals each earned Superior 1st Division ratings in both their performance and sight reading at the SEArk Choral Performance Assessment (CPA) on Saturday, March 1 at UAM. These ratings qualify the choir for Sweepstakes and Best in 4A Class Competition at the State CPA in April.
A copy of the Monticello High School Master Schedule (Draft) for 2014-15 is posted on the MHS website for the parents and students consideration. Students will enter requests for classes in April through the HAC (Home Access Center) which links directly with eSchoolPlus, per MHS Principal, Jim Lucas.
Six Monticello High School Choir members were recently selected to the Arkansas All-State Choir. Pictured from left to right: Ashley Cathey – 16th chair Alto II Mixed Chorus, Madison Gray – 42nd chair Female Chorus, David DeRueda -18th chair Bass II Mixed Chorus, MaryClaire Guanzon – 14th chair Alto II Mixed Chorus and Senior Kennedi Brown achieved 5th chair in the top Mixed Chorus. Not Pictured: Luke Lane – 27th chair Male Chorus. The All-State Music Conference featured the performances of the state’s best band and choral members.
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.
The MHS Forensics Team earned a 1st place sweepstakes award at Searcy High School. Fourteen students attended and all contributed to the points for this team award. Students who advanced to semi-finals earned the opportunity to compete at the Tournament of Champions in April.
With 28 deaths, statewide because, of the flu, MLive is taking a look at the flu situation from the Drew County perspective.
Several pharmacies and clinics still offer flu shots, which you may want to consider. if you haven’t had one yet.
The Arkansas Department of Education posts on their website school absentee rates by county statewide. each week. (more…)
The Monticello School Board voted 4-1 to adopt the ABC Block Schedule to replace the 4X4 Block Schedule, currently in use at Monticello High School.
Video of the meeting will be posted later tonight, along with comments by parents and the school district.
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.
At their regular monthly meeting held Monday evening, Superintendent Bobby Harper presented the recommendation to the Board to change the School’s 4×4 Block Schedule to an ABC Modified Block Schedule.
MHS choir had 17 out of 21 students make all region and 11 qualify for State competition. MJHS 9th Grade choir students had all 12 out of 14 make the top Jr. High all-region mixed choir. The all region concert will be held Saturday, November 16, at 6 pm in the Drew Central High School auditorium. (more…)
Did you know that one pint of blood can save up to three lives? Every fall and spring Monticello High School FCCLA hosts a blood drive through Lifeshare, which supplies blood for Drew Memorial Hospital.
Over fifty students volunteered to donate blood during a recent blood drive. MHS FCCLA will host another blood drive in the Spring semester.
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.
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 has begun the AdvancED accreditation process and is seeking your help. In an effort to improve system practices, Monticello Elementary School, Monticello Intermediate School, Monticello Middle School, and Monticello High School are conducting parent surveys. We value your opinion and ask that you take the time to complete the survey
The link to the parent surveys will be available on the Monticello School District website, and each school’s website, from October 14 – November 1, 2013. If you have children in more than one school in the district, please answer one survey for each school in which a child is enrolled. Once you open the survey, there will be a drop down menu to select your child’s school
In order to complete a survey, please select the following link. If you have internet access, you may take the survey at home or work, whenever it is convenient for you, at this site http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/7493389
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