Bennett Peek of the Week
December 4 - December 8
The Mission of Bennett Elementary School
Dates to Remember:
Attendance Automated Phone Calls
If your child is not in class and the school has not been notified of their absence, an automated phone call will be placed requesting you to call or text the school.
Please remember, if your student will be absent, the school needs to be informed by 8:30 AM of when and why.
Winter Holiday Break
4th Grade Presentation
“I Wish the Hitting Would Stop” Domestic Violence Education Program
In collaboration with the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center of Fargo-Moorhead (RACC), the domestic violence prevention program “I Wish the Hitting Would Stop” will be presented in 4th grade classrooms on Monday, December 11th, and Wednesday, December 13th. Educators from the RACC will be presenting the program. This program deals with the issue of domestic violence and its impacts on children. To find out more information about the “I Wish the Hitting Would Stop” program please feel free to contact Greg Lemke, Education Coordinator at the Rape and Abuse Crisis Center, at 701-293-7273 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Second Semester Milk Break
Second semester mid-morning milk will begin on Monday, January 16, 2024, and end on Friday, May 24th, 2024. The cost is $28.00, paid through PowerSchool or directly at the school office beginning Friday 12/1.
Missed milk breaks due to cancelled school, illness, milk supply shortages, etc. have been factored into the semester cost therefore, refunds will not be provided for these instances. If purchased after March 18th the cost for the semester will be $14.00.
Staff Recognition Awards and Long-Range Facility Plan Survey
Fargo Public Schools Accepting Nominations for Teacher, Administrator, and Support Staff of the Year Awards
Community members are invited to nominate a deserving Fargo Public Schools teacher, administrator, or support staff member for the annual Staff Recognition Program. The program honors FPS staff members who serve our students with excellence. Online instructions, forms, and the application process can be found at www.fargo.k12.nd.us/StaffRecognitionProgram.
Long-Range Facility Plan Survey
Fargo Public Schools is seeking input regarding future investments in our District’s facilities. Please complete this Long-Range Facility Planning survey to help FPS prioritize major capital investments such as new construction and major renovations across the next five to 10 years. The survey closes at midnight on Sunday, December 3. The survey can be taken at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/B9GVHXP.
Please remind your students to dress warmly for their walk to and from school as well as noon recess. Mittens, gloves, hats, snow pants, scarves and boots become essential for a North Dakota winter.
We use wind chill temperatures to help us decide whether students go outside for recess. Our magic number is –10°F bundle up and get ready for winter.