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MHS Robotics

Apply to be a member of the Monticello High School Robotics Competition team. Students must be entering the 10th-12th grade in the 2015-2016 school year.  Along with the application and teacher evaluations there will be a robotics clinic/tryout May 11-14, 2015 from 3:30-4:30 PM. Applicants must attend the clinic in order to be eligible. For more information contact Kelly Griffin at  or call 367-4060

Click here to complete the following application by May 6th


VEX Robotics Competition Nothing But Net is played on a 12’x12’ square field configured as seen above. Two alliances – one “red” and one “blue” – composed of two teams each, compete in matches consisting of a fifteen second autonomous period followed by one minute and forty-five seconds of driver-controlled play.The object of the game is to attain a higher score than the opposing Alliance by Scoring your Balls and Bonus Balls in your Low and High Goals, and by Elevating Robots in your Climbing Zone.

Click here to view the 2015-2016 game


CONGRATULATIONS! Monticello Concert Choir and Madrigals
MHS Choir and Madrigals earned all Superior 1st Division ratings and Sweepstakes,
which is a first for Madrigals, at the STATE CPA on Friday.  Their performance also
earned them an unprecedented standing ovation from competing schools.  You will be
proud to know that our students represented the school and community well.
MHS Choir invites you to their annual spring concert this Thursday, April 23 @ 6:30 p.m.
in the MMS Auditorium.
Monticello OEC Students Compete at SkillsUSA
Monticello Occupational Education Center (OEC) students and instructors traveled to Hot Springs April 13-15 to participate in the Arkansas SkillsUSA competition.  SkillsUSA is a national organization for students preparing for technical, skilled and service occupations in high schools and colleges/technical schools.  The event is held annually and is hosted by Arkansas industries and the Arkansas SkillsUSA Organization. Students from Drew Central High School and Monticello High School that attend the Monticello OEC were chosen by their teacher as an outstanding student and competed in competition areas including Carpentry, Architectural Drafting, Precision Machining, Nurse Assisting, Welding, CNC Turning Specialist, CNC Milling Specialist, and Related Technical Math.  A total of 91 schools from across Arkansas competed in 73 different categories.
Students competing included Jose Ambrocio, Dodge Bennett, Trey Busch, Ethan Chisom, Charlee Courtney, Bo Evans, Courtney Frost, Noah Hearron, Max McKeown, Blake Pace, Sam Pelkki, Dylan Smith and Corey Wright. Jose Ambrocio, a senior from Drew Central, won a gold medal placing first in the Carpentry competition and is now eligible to attend the SkillsUSA National Competition in June in Louisville, KY.  Trey Busch, a senior from Monticello, won a gold medal placing first in the Precision Machining competition.  Dodge Bennett, a junior from Drew Central, placed second in Precision Machining with a silver medal and Corey Wright, a sophomore from Monticello, won a bronze medal with third place in Precision Machining.  Sam Pelkki , a senior from Monticello, won the bronze medal placing third in the Related Technical Math competition.
School Report Card Grades
The Arkansas Department of Education has released School Report Card Grades. In an effort to help explain the new school grades, ADE has prepared some materials.  The link to the site, handout and video can be shared with parents, staff, and community members in order to help everyone understand the process.

Report Card Page:
Parents Page:
YouTube Video:

Monticello Pre-K presently has 3 ABC Slots that are available NOW
Monticello Pre-K presently has 3 ABC Slots that are available NOW
for the rest of this school year.
  • Child must have turned 3 or 4 on or before August 1, 2014.
  • Slots will be filled on a first come first serve basis.
  • Must qualify and meet Arkansas Better Chance (ABC) guidelines.
  • Stop by the Pre-K Campus located at City Park to complete an application for enrollment.
The following documentation must be submitted along with the application:
  • Birth Certificate
  • Social Security Card
  • Immunization Record
  • Proof of Income (Parent/s)
For more information please contact the Pre-K Office:
        Phone: 367-4021           e-mail:
Congratulations to the Billies Basketball Team
Congratulations Billies!
FCCLA Awards
February 19th was a wonderful day at Arkansas FCCLA (Family, Career and Community Leaders of America) State STAR (Students Taking Action with Recognition) Events! Sydney Pennington and Bailey Tucker competed in Focus on Children and received a Gold. Kim Long competed in Life Event Planning and received a Silver. Delaney Davis received a Silver in Chapter Service Project. Appreciate the support from our school, parents, and community. 
2015 Girls 1A-2A-3A-4A Indoor State Track Champions
1st Row Left to Right:
Dontazsha Brown, Sarah Claycomb, Christine Bostian.
2nd Row Left to Right:
Szaria Thomas, Asia Davis, Sr' dejia Moore, Amari Huitt, Samantha Pennington.
Not Pictured
Sedre'aunna Griddine
MHS Track News
MHS Track will compete in the State Indoor Track Meet on Friday, February 6.  Prior to the meet Billies toured the Crystal Bridges Art Museum in Bentonville. Below is some of the art the Billies enjoyed. 
Gymnastics High School Results

Jr. A- 9th graders

Grace West: 3rd Vault, 6th Beam, 5th floor, 2nd all around

Maddie Ryburn: 6th vault, 2nd beam, 4th floor (tie)

Danielle Batson:  2nd bars

Katie Forrest: 3rd bars

Mikayla McGreggor: 2nd floor

Brooke Shrum- 3rd floor (tie)

Monticello Jr. A first place team with a 147.175, Camden 141.900


Sr. Team:

Mason Davis: 2nd Vault, 6th bars, 3rd floor

Garianna Booker: 4th vault, 5th bars

Maddie Arrington:  5th vault, 3rd all around

Alex Jones:  6th vault, 4th floor

Mykayla Rawls:  1st bars

Jessica Stratton:  2nd bars, 6th beam

Skyler Ashley:  3rd bars, 1st beam

Kirsten Harrison:  4th bars

Sarah Nichols: 6ht floor

Monticello Sr. Team 1st place with a 153.250 and Camden with a 143.300

Gymnastics Middle School Results

Results from Camden Home 1-16-15:
Middle school:
Jr. B:
Mallory Bennett: 1st Vault, 5th bars, 3rd beam, 1st Floor, 1st all-around
Karly Robinson: 2nd Vault
Anna Pesaresi: 1st Bars, 2nd Beam
Caroline Groves: 2nd Bars, 1st Beam, 3rd Floor
Kate Brown: 3rd Bars, 2nd floor
Karizma Fisher: 4th Bars (tie)
Kaitlyn Brown: 4th Bars (tie),4th Floor
Ashlyn Oltman: 4th Beam
Peyton Montgomery: 6th Beam
Mary Riley Busby: 5th Floor
Jr. B Monticello first place team with a 133.975, Camden 98.950!
Jr. A:
Tasha Snyder: 4th Vault
Karson Killcrease: 4th bars
Alex Pennington:  5th bars, 3rd floor
Gracie Mosley: 6th bars, 4th beam, 1st floor
Jr. A Monticello first place team with a 147.175, camden 141.900


SchoolWay App Update
Our SchoolWay App has been updated. Please update to the latest version of the app. See for more details!
Attention 4th Grade Parents
Attention 4th grade parents: NAEP assessment to be given on January 28th
If you would like more information about the NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress), please go to the MIS Counselors page and follow the link.    
21st Century Community Learning Center
MSD Goes Mobile with School Connect™App
 Parents and supporters of  Monticello School, now you can keep up with what’s happening at our school anywhere, anytime, right from your smart phone with School Connect.  School Connect is a free mobile app that enables you to stay connected to your student’s school and have school information sent directly to you, wherever and whenever you need it. Whether it’s game day scores, updates on the school play, access to grade books, emergency notifications or even classroom reminders from your teachers—School Connect makes all this information available from one place. Anyone with a smart phone can download School Connect from the Apple and Android app stores for free. With the help of Jostens, our school is proud to introduce this helpful app to you. Please visit

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