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March is Reading Month at Monfort!
Join us in our celebration
Kindergarten open house set for March 15
2017 kindergarten registration night set to start at 7 p.m.
Monfort students honor their heritage
The third grade students honored their diverse heritage by learning about their ancestors
UCS celebrates its newest Coaches Hall of Fame members
EIght new UCS honorees will be formally inducted next week
10 Winter Teams Receive All-State Academic Honors
Congratulations to the nine UCS varsity teams that received All-State Academic honors.
From the Principal  

Hello Monfort families,

Another Great Week Celebrating READING!

The Reading Month calendar is below so you can stay up to date on our events. It's another big week coming up, with a very special guest reader and "Dress like a book character" day.

Above are pictures of one of our kindergarten classes in our Space themed Reading Room. Teachers reserve the room in 30 minute intervals. Students are so excited to read in the room!

Below, is information for Kindergarten Open House for the 2022/2023 school year, the graduating class of 2035! There has been a date change for Kindergarten Open House, the updated date is March 24th, 2022.

Just click on the link below for information on Kindergarten programming, registration forms, attendance areas, and much more!

Go Knights!

With gratitude,

Mary Beth Rizzo

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:Under the Sea

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 1
First day of school
Half day for elementary students

September 4-7
No school

October 30
Half day for elementary students

November 3
No school for all students

November 12
Half day for elementary students

November 25-27
No school-Thanksgiving Holiday

December 21 and 22
Half day for all students

December 23-January 1
Winter break

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