Category: West Point

May 10, 2023

Why We Don’t Tell Students They’re Smart

At Monticello Academy West Point in Davis County, despite our great academic results, we don’t tell kids that they’re smart. You might wonder, why not? Won’t that give them confidence?  Actually, it’s almost the opposite.  Stanford scholar Carol Dweck has studied how children’s beliefs about intelligence affect their behavior. Some children believe that we can…

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March 25, 2022

West Point kindergarten teachers thinking out of the box

At Monticello Academy’s West Point campus, kindergarten students are participating in fun and inventive activities in the classroom. Thanks to the school’s amazing kindergarten teachers, Ms. Bean and Ms. Mcbride, students have celebrated the 100th day of school, Dr. Seuss day, a marriage between Q and U, and more! All of these great activities continue…

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Monticello Academy offering full-day kindergarten for 2022-23 school year

Monticello Academy is excited to announce that next school year, 2022-2023, the school will be offering the option of full-day kindergarten for parents and families at both the West Point and Highbury campuses. All parents will be able to choose between full-day kindergarten or half-day kindergarten. The half-day program will focus on math and reading….

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