Benefield Parent Newsletter

May 13, 2019 (SPECIAL EDITION!)

Important Update~~EOY Activities & Safety

For the safety of students, identification is required in order for visitors to attend events at Benefield. The office staff has to verify that the person is listed as an emergency contact. Unfortunately, if someone is not listed as an emergency contact, the office staff cannot allow them to attend events at Benefield unless they are accompanied by someone on the emergency contacts list. This is for the safety of students. Thank you in advance for helping us ensure the safety of all students at Benefield.

5th Grade Ceremony May 21, 2019, 6:00 p.m. Discovery HS

A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRINCIPAL

Greetings Benefield Parents-


It's hard to believe the 2018-19 school year is almost over. It is our hope that you and your child have had an enjoyable school experience this year. Your feedback is important to us. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a member of the leadership team, just let us know.


End of year awards ceremonies will take place on Monday, May 20 for 2nd and 3rd grades and May 21 for 1st and 4th grades. The award's ceremony is by invitation only. The following students will be recognized at the award's ceremony:

  • Principal's Honor Roll: All A's this semester
  • A/B Honor Roll: All A's & B's this semester
  • Perfect Attendance: Perfect Attendance all year
  • Citizenship: Titan Kids of Character
  • Most Improved: Most Improved in English/Language Arts, Math, Science, or Social Studies
  • Distinguished Award: Distinguished on English/Language Arts, Math, Science, or Social Studies EOY DA or GMAS


A full list of end of year activities are included below so please, keep reading and visit our school website for updates.


Proud to serve you,

Mrs. Stevens

https://www.gcpsk12.org/BenefieldES

At Benefield we believe all students can learn at high levels when the right strategies are put in place.

End of Year (EOY) Activities

Special Education Field Day- May 13, 2019

K-5 Field Day ~ May 15, 2019 {see schedule below}

Kindergarten Program & EOY Party- May 17, 2019

PreK/ASD Level I EOY Party- May 20, 2019

2nd Grade Awards Ceremony* & EOY Party- May 20, 2019

3rd Grade Awards Ceremony* & EOY Party- May 20, 2019

1st Grade Awards Ceremony* & EOY Party - May 21, 2019

4th Grade Awards Ceremony* & EOY Party- May 21, 2019

5th Grade Promotion Ceremony - - May 21, 2019, 6 p.m.

5th Grade EOY Picnic -- May 22, 2019

Last Day of School-- May 22, 2019


* 1st-4th grade Awards Ceremonies are by invitation only.


https://www.gcpsk12.org/Page/2081#calendar2089/20190511/month

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3rd and 5th GMAS results are in!

GMAS results are in for students in 3rd and 5th grade. The leadership team has started contacting the parents of students who did not meet 3rd or 5th grade promotion requirements.


Parents of students who met promotion requirements will be notified by the classroom teacher and on the last day of school via the child's final progress report. If you receive a call from the school, please call back...it may be related to GMAS results.

Benefield Elementary Summer School

For planning purposes, summer school will take place at Benefield Elementary, June 11-29 for students in grades 3-5 who did not meet promotion requires. Click on the link below for GCPS Promotion Criteria. https://publish.gwinnett.k12.ga.us/gcps/wcm/myconnect/3c93a19b-0961-4f5c-8a83-175c2b2727d1/2018-19-GCPS-K-5-Promotion-Criteria.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CVID=muRoGIh

Chick-fil-A Spirit Night

Please join us for our LAST Chick-fil-A Spirit Night of the 2018-19 SY on Thursday, May 16 from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at the Sugarloaf & 316 location. The classroom with the most student sign-ins will receive a special treat from Chick-Fil-A and a popcorn party.

Student Medication

ALL medication will need to be picked up by May 17, 2019. Any medication left after the last day of school will be disposed of per Gwinnett County Public School policies.


PLEASE NOTE:

STUDENTS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO TRANSPORT MEDICATION TO AND FROM SCHOOL.

Benefield Events

Benefield Elementary Summer School, June 11-29