If you are in need of extra food on the weekends, there is a program through the Weld County Food bank called the backpack program. To sign up, call Jessica Gomez at the Welcome Center 348-6382. Once you are signed up, the food will be brought to our office for the student to pick up at the end of the day on Fridays.
As you know, last year there were formal and informal discussions regarding the decision for Monfort to become a K-8th school or return to a K-5th elementary. All possible options and resources have been considered with this decision. After much deliberation, we have decided to make the decision to move to a traditional K-5 school.
Reasons for our move to K-5 are multi-faceted; however, our decision was made due to one central reason. Recently, our mill levy override, 3A, did not pass. Because of this, the resources for the needed staff and facility upgrades for a K-8 school are simply not there. We know the current K-6 model is not the best for our 6th grade students. It creates a transition into 7th grade that is only experienced by Monfort students. Their peers all transition to middle school in 6th grade.
Also, we use Core Knowledge Science/Social Studies and the Core Knowledge Language Arts (CKLA) curriculum for our students in kindergarten through 5th grade. CKLA does not exist for 6th grade and beyond. Therefore, our 6th grade students do not have access to the same curricula used with all other students at Monfort.
We are working with a district team to clarify the feeder schools our students will choose to attend after their 5th grade school year. Our hope is to work with each family individually if needed to help make the best decision for each student. We will have an informational meeting in the learning lab at Monfort Elementary School from 4:30-5:30 pm on Tuesday, December 13 to discuss options for families.
If there is anything that we can do to help answer questions, please feel free to call or stop by and make an appointment to talk with us.
Justin Ungeheuer, Principal
Jodee Mueller, Assistant Principal
Megan was a 4th grader at Monfort Elementary last year. She has one brother and one sister.
Kiyah was in 4th grade at Monfort Elementary last school year. She loves to sing, dance, and act.
Alize was a 5th grader at Monfort Elementary this past school year. She loves to play video games, do YouTube videos, listen to music, sing, draw, and do ballet.
Whitley was a 5th grader at Monfort Elementary this past school year. She loves to play outside. She enjoys acting and is thrilled about Young Chautauqua.
Tani was a 5th grader at Monfort Elementary last school year. She loves sports, volleyball, swimming, acting and dancing.
Greeley-Evans School District 6 and the Board of Education commits itself to a policy of nondiscrimination and shall not discriminate in its educational, employment or hiring practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. Concern or complaint procedures have been established for students, parents, employees and members of the public. The following person(s) have been identified as a compliance officer for District 6: