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Monticello, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Monticello District and Curriculum
Students who attend Monticello Community Unit School District receive an education that is based on the Illinois Learning Standards (ILS). The atmosphere of the school is also supportive and safe and the Social Emotional Learning goals for all students are embodied in the ILS. The school strives to make its students feel comfortable enough to pursue success. The school believes all students should have access to opportunities for success and which are meaningful to them. Students are given clear expectations for what they should learn by the end of each year in each class and they are also given support to achieve these goals.
We currently cover the following Monticello-area school district: Monticello Community Unit School District #25.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Monticello District Curriculum
The Illinois Learning Standards are rigorous, progressive curriculum which is intended, along with its extracurricular programs, to encourage a lifelong appreciation for learning in students and prepare them for success after graduation. The curriculum follows the Illinois Learning Standards, which are intended to provide a competitive education to all students. Students learn critical thinking skills, critical reading skills, analytical writing and strong communication skills, science literacy, and become familiar with technology.
Teachers have the freedom to modify their lesson plans to fit the individual needs of students, whether that means helping struggling students to catch up to grade level, or helping advanced students stay challenged and engaged. The extracurricular programs, which provide many academic, community service-based, and arts groups are intended to offer additional opportunities for leadership and success for students. Different students learn in different ways, and activities outside of class offer necessary and useful opportunities for students to learn.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Monticello Educational News
- Guidance Services - Monticello High School’s Guidance Department exists to help students with all their academic needs. The guidance counselors can help students plan their course of study so that they are prepared for their post-secondary goals. The counselors also can be an invaluable resource for all facets of college planning.
- Music Programs - There are a number of extracurricular opportunities for students who are musically inclined. There is a orchestral and marching band, a choir group, and jazz bands. Students can also take individual lessons in many different instruments through the Music Program offerings.
- Monticello Area Education Foundation - The Monticello Area Education Foundation is a charitable organization that came together to support the goals of the students and teachers in the district. The group works on fundraising activities which in turn are used to provide classroom grants, student scholarships, and support for resources and extracurricular activities.
Monticello Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Tips for Applying to College
There are a number of steps that students will want to have in line when they begin applying to college. First of all, applying for financial aid and scholarships needs to be planned for and students need to know the deadlines they face for those. Students also have to prepare to take tests like the SAT or ACT. Some colleges rely heavily on standardized testing. State colleges, for example, tend not to accept a student who doesn’t do well-enough on testing, and yet will often blanket-accept students who meet the minimum requirement, even if their grade point average leaves something to be desired. Other colleges have done away with standardized testing entirely and require an essay, interview, graded paper, or some other demonstration of ability. Lastly, students will want to ask teachers they know well for letters of recommendation.