Learn about why Duchesne is focusing on the importance of sleep for our students in order to improve academic performance.
Throughout the 2019-2020 school year, Duchesne Academy is partnering with Challenge Success, a program from Stanford University that helps schools support student well-being and engagement in learning.
Read our blog below to learn about about the topics we're exploring and ways that parents and teachers can support their students. In particular, Duchesne is launching a sleep campaign to encourage students to get an adequate amount of sleep. See the article below for details.
View resources from a parent education event titled “A Well-Balanced Perspective on College Fit: What Matters, What Doesn't, and What to Do About it.”
Kristen Huggins ’22 discusses how and why her family encourages her to get adequate sleep.
Our students need more sleep in order to increase academic success. All families are encouraged to make sleep a priority with students getting at least 8 hours each night.
A critical part of the Challenge Success program is understanding what stressors our students are facing and how the school community can help address those.
Head of School, Patricia Swenson, provides an overview of the progress so far on the Challenge Success initiative.
This program from Stanford University will help Duchesne determine how to help students have more balance in order to achieve academic success.
About Challenge Success
Challenge Success provides schools and families with the information and strategies they need to create a more balanced and academically fulfilling life for their kids. They work with teams of educators, parents, and students at schools to identify problems and implement best practices and policies in areas such as curriculum, assessment, homework, school schedule, and a healthy school climate.