Bennett Bear Business Newsletter

Week of September 3, 2019

Dear Amazing Bennett Families,

Happy September! We hope all of our Bears enjoyed your three-day weekend! Even with a short four day week, there are lots of amazing things happening at the BEST school in McKinney. As always, we are looking forward to seeing YOU at school this week.

Proud to be a BEAR,

Amy Holderman

Grand Lunch - Friday, September 6th

In honor of "Grandparents Day" on Sunday, September 8th, we would like to invite anyone "Grand" to enjoy lunch with your child during their regular scheduled lunch times on Friday, September 6th.

Lunch Times:

Kindergarten - 10:30-11:00

1st Grade - 11:00-11:30

2nd Grade - 11:30-12:00

3rd Grade - 12:00-12:30

4th Grade - 12:30-1:00

5th Grade - 1:00-1:30

Menu Options:

Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza

Beef Fingers & Dinner Roll

Turkey Chef Salad w/Dinner Roll

Menu Choices:

Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza

Beef Fingers & Dinner Roll

Ham and Cheese Subs

You can buy an adult lunch for $3.75 or bring in lunch. Either pay when you arrive or make sure funds are available on the student account.

All visitors will need to show their driver's license, sign in and wear a visitor sticker.

Bennett Batons Interest Forms due Friday

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It's Bennett Night at the McKinney ISD Stadium on Friday!!!

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Picture Day is Coming to Bennett - September 10th

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Calling all 4th & 5th Grade Choir Students

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2019 Crape Myrtle Run & Walk - Saturday, September 28

Information from Nurse Martin

Attention All Grades! Please provided a change of clothes for your student in their backpack. If your student accidentally spills milk or gets a bloody nose, they may need to have a fresh set of clothes.

Stephanie Martin, BSN, RN

Bennett Elementary Clinic


September Staff Birthdays

September 5th - Helen O'Connell, Structured Teach Classroom Teacher

September 12th - Elizabeth De Araujo, Structure Teach Classroom Aide

September 13th - Pablo, Custodian

September 17th - Natalie Vera, 2nd Grade Teacher

September 21st - Natalie White - 5th Grade Teacher

September 27th - Lisa Howard, Library Aide

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events

Monday, September 2 - Labor Day - No school

Tuesday, September 3 - Wear Orange Day, Safety Patrol Team 1 begins

Wednesday, September 4 - Wear Black Day

Thursday, September 5 - Wear Purple Day, Curriculum Night 5:30PM-6:00PM, PTO General Meeting 6:30PM-7:15PM

Friday, September 6 - Wear Pink Day, Bear Feet Running Club 7:30AM-7:50AM, Grand Lunch during each lunch time, Bennett Batons Interest Form due to Ms. Halpin, Bennett's Night at the McKinney Stadium 6:00PM

Monday, September 9 - Watch D.O.G.S. registration opens, Safety Patrol Team 2, Mandatory Bennett Batons Parent Meeting at 3:15PM in Learning Commons

Tuesday, September 10 - Picture Day

Wednesday, September 11 - Patriot Breakfast 7:30AM, Big Kahuna Principal Fundraiser Kick-Off 2:15PM

Thursday, September 12 - Boy Scout Meeting 6:30PM-7:30PM

Friday, September 13 - International Dot Day - wear polka dots, Bear Feet Running Club 7:30AM-7:50AM, Principal Coffee 8:15AM

Monday, September 16 - Fire Clowns for K-3rd, Safety Patrol Team 1

Tuesday, September 17 - Room Rep Meetings (K-2 9:00AM-9:45AM & 3rd-5th 10:00AM-10:45AM)

Thursday, September 19 - Bear Buddy Meeting 7:30AM

Friday, September 20 - Bear Feet Running Club 7:30AM-7:50AM, Watch D.O.G.S. registration closes

Monday, September 23 - Drama Kids 3:30PM-4:30PM, Safety Patrol Team 2

Tuesday, September 24 - PTO October Newsletter goes home

Wednesday, September 25 - Big Kahuna Principal Fundraiser ends

Friday, September 27 - Bear Feet Running Club 7:30AM-7:50AM, Friday Live 2:15PM, PTO One Check Fundraiser begins

Saturday, September 28 - Crape Myrtle Run

Monday, September 30 - Creed Lunch 10:30AM, Safety Patrol Team 1, Drama Kids 3:30PM-4:30PM

Bennett Spirit Days for 2019-2020

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PTO September Newsletter

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