'Walking classroom' being used in Cerro Gordo

There is no one-size-fits-all method of teaching, but Cerro Gordo fifth grade instructor Lori Bullock says a ‘walking classroom’ implemented this year seems to get through to a wide variety of student learners.

School board prepares for Town Hall meeting

If a new high school is built in Monticello, it would likely go up near the current middle school due to the cost to drain other potential sites.

Bement school board approves budget

The Bement school system will operate with a deficit budget again this year, but officials are confident it will be manageable.

'Elephant's Graveyard' is next MHS play

The Monticello High School Thespians will present the award winning dramatic play, “Elephant’s Graveyard” by George Brant at 6 p.m. Oct. 9 and 10.

Dyslexia program nets award for Monticello schools

Monticello’s Lincoln and White Heath Elementary schools have received an award for their dyslexia screening and intervention program that was put into effect in 2012.

Balanced budget for Cerro Gordo school district

Achieving a balanced budget is no easy task for school districts these days, but the Cerro Gordo school board met that goal when it approved the 2015-16 fiscal year budget at its Sept. 23 meeting.

Former exchange student enjoys reunion

When Yumiko Sakai visited her former DeLand-Weldon exchange family recently in Monticello, she had one major request.

Burns, Oehmke-Loustaunau elected to MHS Hall of Fame

Monticello High School graduates William “Bill” Burns (Class of 1948) and Martha Oehmke-Loustaunau (Class of 1956) are the 2015 inductees in to the MHS Hall of Fame.

MHS homecoming activities announced

Monticello High School announces that Homecoming 2015 “When You Wish Upon a Star!” will be celebrated the week of September 28 – October 3.  Many activities are planned for the week.  The Powder Puff Championship will begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 1st at the High School Athletic Field.

DeLand-Weldon approves budget

The DeLand-Weldon School Board approved the district’s fiscal year 2016 budget and took steps to close a deficit in the education fund.

To reduce a projected $4,000 deficit in the education fund, the board approved moving $125,000 from the working cash fund in June 2016.

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