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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Watch DOGS . . .

Watch DOGS stands for Dads of Great Students. We have the very best students and we have the very best dads, stepdads, granddads, and other supportive male role models. Watch DOGS serve on campus for a half or full day in the classroom, cafeteria, recess, and throughout our campus; building relationships and mentoring students. Sign up is now open.

Learn more and sign up at :

Please remember to complete your volunteer background check.

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Bennett Choir . . .

Come and make a joyful noise! 4th and 5th graders are invited and encouraged to join the Bennett Choir!

More information at the Choir site:

Bennett Learning Commons September Newsletter . . .

Counselor News . . .

Check out additional information from our school counselor, Mrs. Parks!

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Coming Up!

Tuesday, September 12: Kinder ORANGE Day; Principal fundraiser begins

Wednesday, September 13: Kinder BLACK Day; 4th/5th grade Alpha begins

Thursday, September 14: Kinder PURPLE Day, Bennett Batons Parent Informational Meeting; 1st/2nd grade Alpha begins

Friday, September 15: Kinder PINK Day; PTO Room Rep Meetings - K-2nd 9AM; 3rd-5th grade 10AM; 3rd grade Alpha begins

Monday, September 18: Picture Day, Bennett Batons begins

Tuesday, September 19: Aramark Discovery Day; PTO General Meeting and Curriculum Showcase

Thursday, September 21: PTO Sponsored Spring Creek BBQ

Friday, September 22: PTO Sponsored Principal's Coffee 8:15AM; Friday Live 2:15PM

Tuesday, September 26: Vision/Hearing Screenings for Kinder, 1st, 3rd, and 5th grades. If your child wears glasses, please make sure they bring them!

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Crape Myrtle Run

Each year McKinney has the Crape Myrtle Trail Run. Top 3 schools with the most registered runners WINS and sees their PE Coach or Principal KISS THE PIG at the Run! (Hint: McClure Knocks it out of the park every year and we want to kiss that pig)

FUN, FREE Things to do before, during, and after the Run! Enjoy the free Inflatable Obstacle Course, Petting Zoo, Bounce House, Face Painting, Photo Booth, Social Media Contest, Best Pig Costume and MORE surprise entertainment in the NEW Myrtle Village!


Sign-up NOW at and pay with credit card.

** Or make check payable to Crape Myrtle Trails of McKinney and return this completed registration form to your school office! (flyer linked below)

Early Registration

$15 student runner

$25 1 Mile, 5K adult runner

$30 for 10K

After Sept. 17, 2017

$15 student runner
$30 1 Mile, 5K adult runner.

$40 for 10K

Click for More Information

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MISD Holiday Bazaar

9th Annual MISD Holiday Bazaar will be held on October 21 at McKinney High School

· Over 100 vendors

· Campus attendance drawing- new this year

· Proceeds benefits all MISD

· Free entrance and Free parking

· Doors open at 9am

· Family event with Roadhouse serving BBQ sliders 2 for $5.00- these proceeds benefit MISD CTE Criminal Justice Students

Arrival and Dismissal . . . Ensuring Safety for ALL of our Bennett students, staff, and parents!

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Thanks for your continued support of our campus!

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.

Bennett 2017-2018: One Team, One Dream