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At the midway point of its fiscal year, the financial picture for the Monticello school district is close to what district officials expected. That according to Superintendent Vic Zimmerman, who updated the school board at its Jan. 20 meeting.
Taxes will increase again for DeLand-Weldon School Board residents.
No one knows how long it sat unnoticed in a Monticello High School athletic storage room, but a 69-year-old framed artifact celebrating the school’s undefeated 1927 football team was definitely made to last.
It isn’t something Samantha Shores has seen very often in her three-year teaching career.
“It’s like a race to the door,” she said.
A nine-year Monticello High School instructor has been tabbed as the new assistant principal and district activities director.
Cerro Gordo fifth grade students will present “Magic Tree House: A Ghost Tale For Mr. Dickens Jr.” at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 30 in the middle school gymnasium.
The current model of purchasing special education teachers from the Macon-Piatt Special Education District will likely change.
A choral concert featuring the Monticello High School chorus and the Millikin University Collegiate Chorale was presented at the Monticello United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The Monticello group, under the direction of Tricia Shaw, led off the concert.
Monticello's school board took the following action last night (Jan. 20) in relation to the March 15 bond referendum, which if approved would fund a $40.9 million project to build a new high school and convert the current high school/Washington Elementary campus into a districtwide elementary school.