Benfield Family Newsletter

April 8, 2022

Greetings Benfield Families!

Today marks the end of the third marking period! When we return from Spring Break, the final marking period of the school year begins. I hope you have a wonderful, restful Spring Break!

Brightspace for Parents

Be sure to visit the Brightspace for parents web page for more information on this resource. You can access the web page by clicking here.

Kindergarten Registration

Kindergarten registration has officially opened! Please be sure to share this information with neighbors who have an incoming kindergarten student for the 2022-2023 school year. We will be hosting a Kindergarten Orientation on May 26th at 2:00 p.m. This will be a great opportunity to meet the teachers and visit the kindergarten classrooms. Registration information can be access by clicking here.

Sue Myers



School Phone: (410) 222 – 6555

Google Voice: (302) 404 – 6898

Instagram: benfieldesaacps

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Human Relations Update

All month long, the Human Relations Committee is sponsoring a Spare Change Drive- We will be collecting spare change to benefit Services from the Heart Backpack Buddies program that provides food to students in our county that are at risk of experiencing food shortage over weekends and holiday breaks. Last time we were able to collect, we raised over $335 and we are hoping to beat that donation this year and collect at least $400. For every $150 collected, a weekly food backpack can be provided for a student for a whole semester! Let’s do our best to help those in need and bring in any spare change or cash that you can contribute.

Benfield Elementary PTO

Benfield PTO 2021-2022 Board

President - Marci Flynn

Vice President - Cara O'Brien

Secretary - Jessica Duncan

Fundraising - Beth Karsner and Elizabeth Somerset

Volunteer Coordinators - Krissy Archer, Bridgette Richburg, Martha Satterfield

Membership Toolkit: Click here for membership information.

Benfield Yearbook On Sale Now



on sale now through APRIL 18TH!

Yearbooks cost $30.00 and are on sale now through Monday, April 18th! Benfield yearbooks are soft cover and full color. We strive to include each child and work year-long collecting beautiful images of our students and staff. This is a wonderful keepsake for your child's time in elementary school.

Don't miss out, buy your yearbook today!

To purchase your yearbook, log on to and choose Yearbooks from the Store menu.

Your yearbook will be delivered to your child in school in June.

***Extra yearbooks will NOT be available for purchase in June.***

QUESTIONS? Contact Danielle Roe at

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Support Benfield School and PTO Through Shopping or Donations !

PTO Sponsor of the Month

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AACPS Resources

AACPS School Reopening Plan: This website is updated regularly as information changes. Please check it regularly.

Absent Note

Brightspace - If you are interested in learning more, please click here: Brightspace for Families.

Contact Tracing Protocols:
Important information about contact tracing.

Emergency Form - Please be sure to update and submit your child's emergency form.

Parent Portal: This is an excellent resource for parents as it has information about grades, attendance and more. If you have not signed in yet, be on the lookout for an email on Wednesday with instructions.

Permission to Administer Medication at School Form

Safety Protocols: This links shares the safety protocols in place at schools.

Transportation Form Acknowledgement of COVID-19 Risk - any student who rides the bus to school must have this form on file.

Transportation Updates for cancelled/late buses

Virtual Math Support through AACPS Mathematics Department