To reserve your time slot, please log onto www.redcrossblood.org and click on the blue box in the right hand corner and type in our sponsor code: Monticello
The teacher that has the most parents, guardians and other adults donate in their name will win a $25.00 gift card to purchase classroom supplies and a party for their efforts. If you have multiple students attending Monticello Academy, each student will receive credit for your donation. We have a goal of 30 pints and would LOVE to have to add additional slots due to the overwhelming interest. Please go online and sign up today!
We also need 6 parent volunteers that are willing to help donate their time to help with the logistics of the blood drive. The hours would be counted towards your Monticello Academy Volunteer Hours. If you are able to volunteer, please email parent.council@
Thank you for your support and willingness to help others in need.
Whether you are aware or not, every one of you is a member of our Parent Organization. The leadership of our Parent Organization is the Parent Council which meets monthly to discuss important school issues and assist in the implementation of important school programs, as well as student and staff recognition.
The terms are up for 3 of our Parent Council members, at the end of this school year. We would like to sincerely thank Jennifer Warnas, Jodi Bonella and Randi Limb for being such strong student, parent and school advocates by contributing many hours of service throughout their terms on Parent Council.
At this time, we are welcoming nominations from parents/guardians who would like to serve a 2 year term on the Parent Council during the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 school years. We are looking to fill 3 positions. The Parent Council is a great way to get involved and be part of organizing activities to unite the Monticello Academy community. We would LOVE to have you be part of it!
The Parent Council is responsible for planning and organizing events such as:
If you are interested in applying to be a member of the Monticello Academy Parent Council, simply email firstname.lastname@example.org by FRIDAY, May 9th with the following items:
o Introduce yourself and how many student you have attending Monticello.
o Why would you like to serve as a member of the Parent Council?
o What attributes or skills would you contribute as a member of the Parent Council?
o What ideas or plans would you bring if elected?
After receiving the applications we will compile all of the nominees' pictures and information into one document. The document will then be posted on the school website, and emailed out to all of our families for voting. Voting will be held from May 19th-23rd. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com.
Creating a sense of spirit, unity, tradition and fun
Monticello Minutemen have VALOR:
Love of Learning
Modesty is paramount. All dress must be modest, appropriate, and consistent with the school uniform. Skirts must be past the knee.
Most of the days involve you changing ONE part of your uniform. Please make sure you are following uniform guidelines otherwise.
If you do not participate, you need to remain in full uniform and every other part of your outfit should follow dress code.
Students who are not following dress code will be required to change!
If you have any questions please ask Mrs. Constant or Mrs. Heinig
Monday, March 24th Theme: Vision
Job Interview Day – Minutemen have a vision of what they want to be when they grow up. Pretend you are going on your interview! Wear your most professional outfit! You need to be dressed head to toe professional- slacks or skirts- past the knee-for girls, button up shirts and no sneakers. A tie and jacket, optional.
Before School Activity: The students from concert band will be preforming in the gym from 7:35-8:00. Come enjoy the music and support the arts!
Tuesday, March 25th Theme: Academic Achievement
College preparation – We are preparing our students to go on to the college of their choice! Please wear a shirt representing your favorite college (Plain, solid COLORED shirts ARE allowed –no white). You must be in complete uniform except for your shirt.
Before School Activity: To showcase our technology we will be having a robot battle in the gym from 7:40-7:55. Come root for your favorite robot built by the Lego Robotics Club!
Wednesday, March 26th Theme: Love of Learning
Artistic Accessories Day – Students at Monticello have the unique opportunity to gain a strong background in the arts, PE and Foreign language. All of these are skills and interests they can continue to develop throughout their lives. Show your artistic side by wearing a funky hat, cool shoes, an interesting tie or silly socks. Choose one! You must be in complete uniform except for your single accessory.
Before School Activity: Make your mark on a school-wide mural! Come to the kiva to add your artistic spirit from 7:35-7:55 with the National Junior Art Honors Society.
All day long: Students from choir and orchestra will be serenading classes who have signed up to have “brain breaks” and listen to our amazing music classes!
Thursday, March 27th Theme: Ownership
Class Unity Day – Minutemen take pride in who they are and are proud to be in classes together. Team up with your classmates and show your spirit! Each grade wears a different solid colored shirt- who will win? You must be in complete uniform except for your solid colored, plain shirt.
Before School Activity: Mentor read-a-thon! All ages join in the library from 7:35-7:55 to pair up and have older students read to younger students sponsored by the Monticello Library.
Today's Spirit Week after school activities have been canceled due to the inclement weather.
Friday, March 28th Theme: Respect
Monticello Day – Monticello students come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and are proud of what makes them unique! We want to show our respect for all of the cultures of Monticello by wearing one item from our culture or another culture we respect. An interesting hat, shoes, jacket, sarong, necklace or any other cultural item can be worn on top of your uniform today to show your pride!
After School Activity: Faculty vs. Students soccer game. Come out to the field directly after school from 1:00-2:00 to cheer on your favorite teachers and soccer stars! The cheer team will be there to pump up the crowd as well!