Tim Ryan from A Man in Recovery Foundation will be presenting his “From Dope to Hope” program on Thursday, March 30th, in the Monticello High School Auditorium, at 7:00 pm. Childcare will be provided.
The program provides valuable information about opiates and their devastating effects. It also informs on the current landscape of heroin addiction in the Midwest, the surprising effects of heroin on the brain and body and how to recognized and handle those who struggle with addiction to opiates and other substances. More information can be found at www.amirf.org.
Monticello student Wyatt Burroughs, 16, is on a long road to recovery, after a vehicle accident, which took place Saturday, March 11, 2017. Today, Monticello students and faculty came together to support Wyatt, by wearing hats and blue clothing.
A GoFundMe account has also been opened to accept donations. As of this article, $7,195 has been raised, of the $20,000 goal.
In addition, a #WYATTSTRONG T-Shirt and Hoodie benefit/fundraiser has been created. Details are below.
- All monies should be received at the time of the order.
- Please make checks payable to: Wyatt Burroughs Benefit Fund
- The shirt is royal blue with a “W” emblem. It will look like the picture an the top of the Order Form.
- The first run of shirts will be available the evening of Thursday, March 16th.
- Based on the demand, subsequent orders may be submitted.
- All proceeds will be given to the Wyatt Burroughs Benefit Fund
- An order form may be downloaded, by clicking HERE.
Preschool screenings for the Monticello School District are scheduled for Tuesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 30. These screenings are for children from 3 to 4 years old. The screenings are not for children who will turn 5 before September 1, 2017.
The screenings will take place in the Lincoln School Media Center. To schedule a screening appointment call Lincoln School at 217-762-8511, Ext. 2250.
The screening includes vision, hearing, speech, language, and developmental milestones. Parents should plan on approximately an hour for the screening to be completed.
Please make an appointment prior to the screening date to guarantee an available time.
The Monticello CUSD #25 Board of Education heard the 2016 version of the State of the District Report Card. The report is a snapshot of how Monticello CUSD #25 is doing on a variety of education-related variables. Information included in the report is compiled throughout the school year.
The purpose of the report card is to share school district information in an organized way that is readable and understandable to the public. The report also includes a comparison of the school district with nine other similar school districts in our area on selected variables. The State of Illinois School report cards can be found at http://www.illinoisreportcard.com/.
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