Titan-Up Weekly

February 5, 2016

Ms. Henfield & Ms. Cross had the honor of escorting State Superintendent Woods backstage to kickoff the Georgia Family Engagement Conference!

Upcoming Calendar of Events

Monday, February 8

  • Book Fair
  • Faculty Book Study Club, 7:30 - 8:00 a.m., J. Robinson's Room, Ms. Bronkema
  • Peer Leaders Meeting, 7:40 - 8:10 a.m., Media Center, Ms. Bronkema
  • Parent English Class, 9:00 - 12:00 p.m., Trailer 3669, Ms. McNally
  • Reading Recovery Awareness Session, 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
  • Girls on the Run, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Ms. Haley


Tuesday, February 9

  • Book Fair
  • Collaboration Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.
  • Valentine's Day Luncheon, 10:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m., Grades K & 3
  • 4th & 5th Grade Book Club Meeting, Media Center, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Ms. Robbins
  • Literacy Night Planning, 3:45 - 4:15 p.m., Media Center Conference Room, Ms. Henfield
  • ELT, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Ms. Ashimi


Wednesday, February 10

  • Meeting with grade levels during planning with Mrs. Ashimi (re: SEI survey)
  • Book Fair
  • Art Club, 7:30 - 8:15, Ms. Mills
  • Step Team, 7:30 - 8:20, Cafe', Ms. Randolph
  • Mr. Gaul's Math Club, 7:30 - 8:15 a.m., Media Center, Ms. Ashimi
  • 3rd Grade Intramurals, 7:30 - 8:45 a.m., Gym, Ms. Schlenker & Mr. Howard
  • Math Vertical Team Meeting, 7:45 - 8:20 a.m., PLR, Ms. Ashimi
  • Valentine's Day Luncheon, 10:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m., Grades 4 & 5
  • Parent English Class, 9:00 - 12:00 p.m., Trailer 3669, Ms. McNally
  • ELT, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Ms. Ashimi
  • Science Club in Mr. Sweat's Room, 3:30 - 5:00 pm., Ms. Osborne
  • Reading Recovery Clinical Training Class, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Girls on the Run, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Ms. Haley


Thursday, February 11

  • Book Fair
  • Collaboration Thursday, 7:30 a.m.
  • Junior Achievement Day for Grades 3 - 5, 9:00 - 11:45 a.m., Ms. Thomas-Lee
  • Valentine's Day Luncheon, 10:30 a.m - 12:30 p.m., Grades 1 & 2
  • DHS Mentoring, 2:30 - 3:15 p.m., Cafe', Ms. Bronkema
  • Reading Recovery BTG Session, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Friday, February 12

  • Non Permissive Leave
  • Benefield Singers Rehearsal, 7:45 - 8:45 a.m., Music Room, Ms. Kingston
  • Titan Leaders Meeting 9:10 a.m., Front Office Conference Room
  • Book Fair ends at 6:00 p.m.
  • Sweetheart Dance sponsored by PTA, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Cafe'& Gym


Saturday, February 13

  • Grades 4-6 ACT Test (ESTS), 8 - 11:30 a,m,, Mr. Knight (make-up from 1/23/16)

Monday, February 15 is a Staff work day. It's also Presidents' Day & a holiday for students & 174-185 employees.

Advance Notice Calendar of Events

Monday, February 15

** Staff Work Day - Please refer to Mrs. Stevens email to review the agenda


Tuesday, February 16

  • Non Permissive Leave
  • Collaboration Tuesday, 7:30 a.m.
  • HOST Planning; 2:30 p.m. PLR
  • 4th Grade Aquarium Field Trip, 9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • 4th & 5th Grade Book Club Meeting, Media Center, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., Ms. Robbins
  • ELT, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • Reading Recovery Summer Presenter's Meeting, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.


Wednesday, February 17

  • HOST Planning; 2:30 p.m. PLR
  • Art Club, 7:30 - 8:15, Ms. Mills
  • Step Team, 7:30 - 8:20, Cafe', Ms. Randolph
  • Mr. Gaul's Math Club, 7:30 - 8:15 a.m., PLR, Ms. Ashimi
  • 3rd Grade Intramurals, 7:30 - 8:45 a.m., Gym, Ms. Schlenker & Mr. Howard
  • Tebo Dental Health Presentation in Gym Pre-K - 2nd, 9:00 - 10:00 a.m., Ms. Hunter
  • Parent English Class, 9:00 - 12:00 p.m., Trailer 3669, Ms. McNally
  • Lego Club - Ms. Park's Room, 3:30 - 4:45 p.m.
  • ELT, 3:30 - 5:30 p.m., Ms. Ashimi
  • eCLASS one-on-one session w/ Stacy McKibben during planning
  • Reading Recovery Clinical Training Class, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Girls on the Run, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m., Ms. Haley


Thursday, February 18

  • HOST Planning; 2:30 p.m. PLR
  • Collaboration Thursday, 7:30 a.m.
  • DHS Mentoring, 2:30 - 3:15 p.m., Cafe', Ms. Bronkema
  • Reading Recovery BTG Session, 4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
  • Chick-fil-A Spirit Night @ Sugarloaf, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Ms. Alandu, Brannick, & N. Johnson


Friday, February 19

  • Benefield Singers Rehearsal, 7:45 - 8:45 a.m., Music Room, Ms. Kingston
  • Titan Leaders Meeting 9:10 a.m., Front Office Conference Room
  • 5th Grade In-House Field Trip, Howard & Rivers, 9:00 - 10:30 a.m., Trailer 3079


Saturday, February 20

  • Grades 4-6 ACT Test (ESTS), 8 - 11:30 a,m,, Mr. Knight & Ms. Mills
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The following BES staff members were recognized by their colleagues for having IT!

Mr Nugent has IT! He's ALWAYS helpful, willing to assist wherever and whenever, very reliable, and wonderful with the students!


Ms. Mohamed's class has IT!
They used tally marks, ten frames, pictures, algorithms and so much more to solve word problems! They're wonderful mathematicians.


Ms. Formella has IT! - Thank you for sharing your expertise with technology in collaboration!


Third Grade has IT! - I appreciate looking at student work for the last couple of collaboration times and look forward to the plan to continue... True collaboration at its best! Third Grade team Rocks!


Ms. Merriman has IT! Your pursuit of excellence is admirable. Thank you for the work you do on a daily basis, often times unseen or unrecognized. Your passion for teaching is met with the perfect amount of patience!!! Keep pressing.


Ms. Hunter has IT! What would this school do without you!. Thank you for tending to the needs of our scholars day and day out. You're awesome!!


Alicia Formella has IT! She created a Main Idea Safari Montage Video with a plickers assessment for technology!!


Kati Mitas has IT! She navigates all her students' special circumstances and needs with flair while using great instructional strategies! Thank you Kati for all you do!


Ms. Junuzovic has IT! Thanks to Junuzovic for treating our kids so well and taking care of needs and concerns with so much love!

Mrs. DeReimer has IT! For motivating our second graders to read at home and move up levels with her "Stickers and Treats With Mrs. DeReimer" program! Thank you for always pushing our students!


Mrs. Shenay William's has IT! She did a wonderful job modeling a close reading think-aloud to help others grow! :) Thanks so much for all you do! First grade LOVES you! :)


The ESOL team definitely HAS IT! The starting FIVE keep ESOL aLIVE! Buford, Bendelius, Follett, Smith and Parham, work to ensure our EL worries are few! These ladies have proven it with their willingness, flexibility, professionalism, and service with a smile.

Check out "Miss July"

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Ms. Randy Bieniek was one of thirteen amazing Women Entrepreneurs featured in the 2016 Inspiration Calendar. The proceeds benefited Rainbow Village, a homeless charity that she supports. Congratulations!
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Keep Calm & Celebrate Birthdays:

Demetrius Howard - 2

Fairistine Baker - 4

Contacia Cross - 11

Kristen Haley - 18

Marcus Knight - 22

Carolyn Addison - 23

Tammy Simmonds - 28

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