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Monfort fifth graders explore virtual reality with their first-grade friends
06/12/2017
Students explore the circulatory system
Kindergarten open house set for March 15
02/14/2017
2017 kindergarten registration night set to start at 7 p.m.
Monfort students honor their heritage
11/27/2016
The third grade students honored their diverse heritage by learning about their ancestors

From the Principal 

Dear Monfort Families,

My name is Brian LaPorte and I am pleased to introduce myself as Monfort Elementary’s new principal.  I am proud to be joining such a remarkable community that embraces the “Leader in Me” and look forward to continuing the deep tradition of educational excellence.

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We are pleased to present the Summer Reading/Mathematics Project for those students who, in August 2017 will be entering 1st through 7th grade. Practice during the summer is an important way to reinforce ideas and concepts learned during the past school year. 

To view the packet, please see this link. 

Other links of interest for parents this summer:

-Recommended Supply Lists

-2017-2018 School Calendar

Mission: The Isaac Monfort community is dedicated to providing the essential skills necessary to develop inquiring, knowledgeable, and caring children who will become contributing members, and future leaders, of a global society.

Theme: May The Force Be With You

Monfort students will strive to be:

  • Inquirers: Their natural curiosity has been nurtured. They have acquired the skills necessary to conduct purposeful, constructive research. They actively enjoy learning and their love of learning will be sustained throughout their lives.
  • Thinkers: They exercise initiative in applying thinking skills critically and creatively to make sound decisions and to solve complex problems.
  • Communicators: They receive and express ideas and information confidently in more than one language, including the language of mathematical symbols.
  • Risk Takers: They approach unfamiliar situations without anxiety and have the confidence and independence of spirit to explore new roles, ideas and strategies. They are courageous and articulate in defending those things in which they believe.
  • Knowledgeable: They have spent time in school exploring themes which have global relevance and importance. In doing so, they have acquired a critical mass of significant knowledge.
  • Principled: They have a sound grasp of the principles of moral reasoning. They have integrity, honesty and a sense of fairness and justice.
  • Caring: They show sensitivity towards the needs and feelings of others. They have a sense of personal commitment to action and service.
  • Open-minded: They respect the views, values and traditions of other individuals and cultures, and they are accustomed to seeking and considering a range of points of view.
  • Balanced: They understand the importance of physical and mental balance and personal well-being.
  • Reflective: They give thoughtful consideration to their own learning and analyze their personal strengths and weaknesses in a constructive manner.

September 6
First Day of School
Half Day for Elementary Students

October 31
Half Day for Elementary STudents

November 7
Professional Development Day
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Utica Community Schools is Michigan's second largest school district.   

Student achievement in the district outpaces all county, state and national averages. The district's graduation rate is 12 points higher than the state average and students and staff are regularly honored for excellence.

For more information on Utica Community Schools, please visit this link