No school on Monday, February 18 - President’s Day. Enjoy the three day weekend!
Early dismissal at 1:10 at MHS for School Improvement
(2/2) Freshman BB game at St. T 6:00 p.m. Sage Van - 4:30 p.m. - HS girls V/JV BB game & SR night 5:30 & 7:00 p.m. SR Night will be after the JV game. If Olympia is unable to travel, girls will practice and SR night will be on Friday, Feb 1st - HS Musical practice 6:30-9 p.m.
(1/2)The following activities will be held on Thursday, January 31st. - HS cheerleading practice at MMS 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - HS varsity boys basketball practice 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. - HS wrestling practice 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Monticello Schools will be closed on Thursday, January 31, 2019 due to forecasted windchill warnings and sub-zero morning temperatures - a decision on after school activities will be posted by Noon on website and social media. #GoSages
Monticello Schools will be closed on Wednesday, Jan 30 due to forecasted windchill warnings and sub-zero temperatures throughout the day. All activities and practices are canceled and all buildings are closed on Wednesday. #GoSages
Congratulations to Nicole Sheafe and Lily Brown for receiving nominations from Rodney Davis for admittance to the U.S. Service Academies. Nicole Sheafe was nominated for the Air Force Academy, and Lily Brown was nominated to the Naval Academy. #gosages #bestisthestandard
Sangamon Valley CEO is now excepting applications. Current Juniors check it out! If you have any questions see the guidance office. Go to www.sangamonvalleyceo.com, click on “Apply Now” at the top of the page to get started! Application deadline is January 22nd. #gosages
Students: When arriving at school on Tuesday, January 8th, please report to Moore Gymnasium. We will have a brief assembly before reporting to A1 classes. #gosages
Ready to welcome back teachers today and excited to have students back in the building tomorrow!
We are excited to be recognized by the AP District Honor Roll! Monticello schools is 1 of 373 schools in North America receiving this honor! #AP #gosages https://apcentral.collegeboard.org/pdf/ap-district-honor-roll-9th-annual.pdf
Come out and support MHS Band and MHS Choir tonight as they perform in the Winter Concert in Miller Gymnasium at 7:00 pm.
Reminder: MHS will dismiss at 1:10 for school improvement on Wednesday, December 5 #gosages
Madrigals will be performing Friday, December 7 and Saturday, December 8 at 6:30 in MHS Auditorium.
Congrats to 25 MHS students recognized as Illinois State Scholars. These students rank in the top 10% of high school seniors in the State of Illinois! #bestisthestandard http://www.isac.org/students/before-college/college-career-planning/state-scholar/piatt-county.html#Monticello
Check out a behind the scenes look from the Sages State Championship experience! Thanks Anthony Zilis! http://www.news-gazette.com/multimedia/video/championship-day-behind-the-scenes-monticellos-football-state-title.html
MHS will dismiss at 2:10 tomorrow for Thanksgiving break.
It’s a great day to be a Sage! Click this link for State Finals information: https://www.facebook.com/289731038440798/posts/356604058420162/
Due to wet, snowy, and muddy conditions behind the visitors bleachers and large crowds expected on Saturday, fans and students should NOT bring footballs or other "play" items to the facility. Fans who bring these items will be directed to return them to their vehicles. #gosages
Volunteers needed: Anyone with garden rakes and/or leaf blowers that is available and could join us on the football field we would greatly appreciate it! We have crews working to break up the remaining snow, making sure that all football lines are visible. #gosages
Sages girls JV and Varsity basketball game tonight against Meridian is CANCELLED due to Meridian out of school. At this time, no make up date has been set. Go Sages!
MHS is hosting the IPC principals meeting and PE/health/driver ed teachers professional development today at 9:00 am in the media center. Thanks to MHS PE department for leading today and thanks to MHS kitchen staff for breakfast! #gosages
Congrats to girls XC team for placing 13th overall as a team at state! Congrats to boys XC team for placing 3rd at state! Garrett Dixon placed 2nd as an individual! Congrats to the Sages Football Team for beating Anna-Jonesboro and advancing to the IHSA 3A quarterfinals!
Reminder to all drivers: When school buses are loading or unloading, do not pass the bus. It's the law! Be aware of the stop sign, safety arm, and flashing lights. Student safety when loading or unloading buses is our #1 priority #gosages
Join us in MHS cafeteria at 7:50 a.m. on Friday, November 2nd as we send off our boys and girls XC teams! They will be headed to Peoria to compete in the IHSA State Finals at Detweiler Park on Saturday! The girls race begins at 9 a.m. and the boys race is at 10 a.m.
Proud of our students and staff! MHS is the only high school in the Champaign area to receive Exemplary School Rating! MHS and White Heath Elementary receive Exemplary ratings! #bestisthestandard #gosages https://www.illinoisreportcard.com/School.aspx?schoolid=390740250260001
MHS is experiencing technical issues with the internet, and it is currently down. Our technology department is currently working to remedy the issue. In the meantime, if you need to contact MHS, please call the office at 217-762-8511 x1210.
MHS welcomes the WCIA Morning Show bright and early Friday morning! Tune in to Channel 3 at 6 am for a chance to catch the Sages! Coverage will feature Coach Welter, football players, cheerleaders, band, and Sammy Sage!
Reminder that the First Quarter is coming to a close on Friday, October 19! Time flies when you are having fun! Finish Strong!
MHS Choral Concert begins at 7:00 pm tonight in the Auditorium! Come out and support our students!
Exciting day to be a Sage! Molly Stringer tees off at 10 am at the state golf tournament, boys’ soccer plays in the IHSA regional championship against Cornerstone Christian Academy at 4:30 pm, Senior night against Prairie Central at 7 pm for football, cheerleading, and band!
Thank you to guest speaker Doris Carbajulca-Neece, native speaker from Peru, for talking with Ms. Walk's Spanish 12 students about culture and life in Peru. #gosages
Sages travel to Pontiac in a battle of IPC 6-0 teams. It should be a great match-up tonight, and the winner will be in the driver's seat for the conference championship!
Big day for MHS Athletics: IHSA Boys’ golf regionals at Willow Pond Golf Course, Sages XC hosts the Illinois Prairie Conference meet at Lodge Park beginning at 4:30 pm,and Sages Volleyball hosts Pink Out vs Rantoul in Miller Gym with the freshman starting at 5 pm.
Looking forward to sending our senior golfers and senior cross country runners off in their last home events this season! Great group of kids! Come catch Sages golf at Monticello Golf Club at 4 pm and then head over to Lodge Park for XC at 4:30!
The main telephone number for the District is down. Frontier is aware of the problem which they say may take up to 24 hours to fix. In the meantime, you can reach all buildings in the District by dialing (217) 762-8512
Check out @SangamonValleyCEO Facebook page for all of the latest information about our new CEO program launching in the fall of 2019!
The Student Advisory Group met for the first time today during homeroom. SAG is a collaborative opportunity for students to meet with administration, discuss what MHS does well, and how we can continue to improve the student experience! Looking forward to another great year!
Thank you to Monticello Music Boosters, parents, and all volunteers that made the Sage City Invitational possible. Another outstanding performance by @SagesBand!
The 17th annual Sage City Invitational steps off at noon! Come out to MHS to see some great performances!
MHS has been experiencing technical difficulties. Currently, phones and internet are down. If you are trying to reach the office, please email Mr. Clapp at firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking forward to being back on regular dismissal time (3:10) and regular B day schedule! Another High Five Friday is coming your way! #gosages
Correction: MHS will be dismissing at 2:10 due to heat on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday
Congrats to Dr. Patricia Mosser class of 1974 and Dr. David Whisnant class of 1961 who will be inducted into the Monticello High School Hall of Fame. They will be honored at a reception in MHS media center at 6:00 pm and will be announced on the football field prior to kickoff
Academic Assembly is set to begin at 8:15 in Miller Gym. We will be honoring 231 students who had a 3.25 GPA or better last year. Kyle Dooley, a 2008 MHS grad and Athletic Hall of Fame inductee, is the keynote speaker.
Busy Thursday at MHS! Mr. Clapp and Mr. Sheehan will be grilling hamburgers and hotdogs for lunch, Capture the Flag: Star Wars addition during Homeroom, and the dress up theme for the day is Star Wars! Don't forget the Homecoming Bonfire is tonight at 7-9 pm!
MHS will be dismissing at 1:10 today for School Improvement Planning. We will be welcoming School psychologist Connie Kinsella to speak to our MHS Staff
Home Athletic Events for Homecoming Week 2018! Tuesday, September 11th - Cross Country at Lodge Park 4:30 p.m. - Soccer vs. SJO 4:30 p.m. Friday, September 14th - Varsity Football vs. Rantoul 7:00 p.m.
Financial Aid night at MHS will begin at 6:30 pm tonight in the auditorium. A representative from the Parkland College Financial Aid Office will present information on financial aid and FAFSA completion.
WEATHER UPDATE: The following sporting events have been cancelled this weekend - Varsity Soccer at Hoopeston Cornjerker Classic - Varsity CC at Lincoln Park Lanphier Invite - MS SB Regional at Urbana High School - MS BB at Zahnd Park Tonight's FB game is on as scheduled at STM
Sages Football at St. Thomas More will be streamed live on the NFHS network tonight and audio will be available over the air at WEZC 95.9fm. Visit https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/ to subscribe and watch the Sages! Monthly, seasonal or yearly passes are available for purchase.
MHS will be welcoming Tim Ryan and former NFL player Randy Grimes in homeroom on Friday. Each will share their experiences with addiction and recovery. #gosages
Great presentation at Monticello Rotary today about the new Sangamon Valley CEO program that will debut in fall of 2019! I am looking forward to our students partnering with Argenta-Oreana, Bement, Cerro Gordo, and Deland-Weldon high school students and our local businesses!
Due to expected temperatures, MHS will dismiss at 2:10 on Wednesday, September 5.
MHS will be dismissing at 2:10 tomorrow due to heat.
Sages, don’t forget to stop by the junior/senior parking lot at 7:30 for free samples of vending products and free giveaways from Pepsi! Enter for a chance to win Beats headphones and a Sages mini fridge! #gosages
Come out and support the Sages tonight as they take on Illinois Valley Central High School! Grab a pork chop sandwich, chips, and a bottle of water for $5 provided by Monticello Music Boosters while you are there!
Busy night for the Sages! Boys' Golf hosts Rantoul at 4:30 pm, Boys' Soccer hosts University High School at 4:30 pm, volleyball travels to Warrensburg-Latham with the freshman starting at 5:00 pm, and the freshman football team travels to Oakwood for a 6 pm start #gosages
What a great first three days of school! MHS students and staff continue to set the bar high! #bestisthestandard
Come out and support our Sages Football Team tonight as we take on Olympia High School! MHS Marching Sages will perform for the first time this year, and FFA will be selling pork chop sandwiches! It's a great day to be a Sage!
I am looking forward to welcoming students back on August 22!