Bear Business

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

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Grand Lunch!

In honor of Grandparents' Day on 9/9/18, Bennett is hosting "Grand Lunch" on Friday, 9/7. Grandparents/family members are welcome to come for lunch. You may bring lunch or buy lunch from the cafeteria. This will take place during all regular lunches - Kinder 10:30AM; 1st grade 11AM; 2nd grade 11:30AM; 3rd grade 12PM; 4th grade 12:30PM; 5th grade 1PM.

Arrival/Dismissal Reminders . . .

There is NO LEFT turn into FRONT CARPOOL in the morning. If you are coming east on Coronado, turn around at the Aquatic Center and join the line. You may only turn left into the parking lot.


There is NO RIGHT turn into back carpool.


There is NO PARKING on Roundhill.


Thanks for everyone's help!!!!!!

Coming Up!

September 5 - Kinder Black Day; Scouting Night 7PM

September 6 - Kinder Purple Day

September 7 - Kinder Pink Day, "Grand" Lunch - grandparents or grand people welcome for lunch! PTO will be selling spirit wear and In/Out tickets; Principal Fundraiser "Big Kahuna" Kickoff 2:15PM

September 8 - Bear Buddy Training 9:30AM-11:00AM, Baton Workshop 11:15AM-12:30PM

September 11 - Patriot Day; wear Red, White and/or Blue; Patriot Breakfast 7:30AM, 4th/5th grade Choir at 7:15AM

September 12 - 4th/5th grade Choir at 7:15AM, McKinney Fire Clowns for Kinder-3rd Grade 1PM and PTO sponsored In & Out pre-orders due

September 14 - Principal Coffee 8:15AM, Room Rep Meetings (K-2 at 9:30AM and 3rd-5th at 10:00AM) in the Bennett cafe, Watch DOGS registration closes

September 17 - 21 - MISD College Week

September 18 - Picture Day, Aramark Discovery Day - all students invited to try the two new foods in the cafeteria whether they purchase lunch or not, PTO General Meeting at 6:15PM, and In & Out Burger from 5:30PM-7:00PM

September 19 - 1st-5th Progress Reports go home

September 20 - Bear Buddy Meeting - 7:30AM - all NEW TO BENNETT 1st-5th grade students invited

September 25 - PTO October Newsletter goes home, Drama Kids begins 3-4PM

September 27 - Vision & Hearing Screeners

September 28 - Friday Live 2:15PM; wear spirit wear or team attire; Parents welcome! Principal Fundraiser "Big Kahuna" orders due

October 18 - Bennett Night at the new stadium

After School Opportunities . . .

Please check

https://www.mckinneyisd.net/communications/community-folder/


for updated listings of all options.


Mondays beginning 9/25/18, Drama Kids will be offered from 3-4PM.

September Staff Birthdays!!!

5 - Helen O'Connell, STC

13 - Pablo, Custodian

14 - Sara Kingsolver, Art

21 - Natalie White, 5th Grade

27 - Lisa Howard, Learning Commons Assistant

Moments with Mrs. Parks . . .

Manner of the Week

August 27 – Be sure to make eye contact when talking to adults or other students.

MISD Recess Guidelines . . .

Each month, the Specials Team publishes a newsletter . . .

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2018-2019 Specials Schedule . . .

Visitor Safety Procedures

When visiting the school between 8AM-3PM, please state your full name, student's name, and the purpose of visit to campus as well as show your photo ID to the camera prior to entering the building. Thank you for helping us adhere to this district standard. Please also help us by not allowing anyone in the building behind you.

Bennett 2018-2019 Calendar and Spirit Days

Parent Feedback . . .

We always welcome your feedback. You are welcome to e-mail, call, or schedule a meeting with Mrs. Holderman and Mrs. Constantinescu. This is also a link to provide feedback, appreciations, compliments, concerns, or suggestions as we continue to ensure we are the BEST school in McKinney. https://goo.gl/forms/bViz4KSi6dEN415C3
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Bennett 2018-2019: One Team, One Dream for the Best Year Ever!