Bennett Bear Business

Week of October 7, 2019

Monday, October 14th - No School for Students

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Mark your calendar for our first Staff Development Waiver Day of the 2019-2020 school year. Teachers and staff will have a day of professional development on Monday, October 14th, while students will enjoy the day off.

Big Kahuna Fundraiser Pick-Up - Tuesday, October 15th

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Thank you for supporting our principal fundraiser with Big Kahuna! As a campus, we had 254 students participate in our fundraiser this year. Thank YOU for your partnership and continued support of our amazing school. Once we have the total amount we raised, we will let you know.


Big Kahuna will deliver your items for pick-up to the Bennett gym on Tuesday, October 15th. Once the items have been delivered and are ready for pick-up, we will post a message on our Bennett Facebook page. If you have any questions, please call the Bennett office. We appreciate YOU!

Check out what's being served for breakfast and lunch...

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Upcoming STUCO Events

Monday, October 7th - STUCO Representatives announced at end of the day

Thursday, October 10th - STUCO Meeting from 3:00PM-3:45PM

Tuesday, October 15th - STUCO Canned Food Drive begins

Friday, October 25th - STUCO Canned Food Drive ends

Picture Retake Day - Monday, October 21st

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Responsibility - Doing What You're Supposed to Do

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October Specials Newsletter

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From Nurse Martin...

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MISD P.O.W.E.R. Parenting Fall Schedule

The MISD P.O.W.E.R. Parenting Fall Schedule is now available. These FREE resources have been designed to serve parents with children of all ages. Join us to explore strategies to effectively communicate, understand developmental issues, provide positive discipline, and relate to your child. We have planned a variety of options to fit your schedule including daytime, evening, weekend and online options. Learn more here.

PTO Sponsored Watch D.O.G.S. begin this week!

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PTO sponsored Watch D.O.G.S. begin serving our campus THIS WEEK. There are 15 Watch D.O.G.S. signed up and ready to serve at the Best School in McKinney this week.


We will see YOU at school.

October & November Staff Birthdays

October 9th - Nora Trout, Special Education Teacher

October 13th - Angie Stallbaumer, Resource Media Specialist

October 28th - Debbie Snyder, 4th Grade Teacher


November 16th - Courtney Cox, 3rd Grade Teacher

November 17th - Dena Goddard, Dyslexia Teacher

November 25th - Stephanie Martin, Nurse

November 29th - Officer Mo, School Resource Officer

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events

Monday, October 7th

Safety Patrol Team 2 assists with Arrival & Dismissal

STUCO names announced at end of the day

PTO Watch DOGS begin


Wednesday, October 9th

Choir at 7:15AM


Thursday, October 10th

STUCO Meeting from 3:00PM-3:45PM in Mrs. Lytle's Room (G104)


Monday, October 14th

Staff Development Waiver Day - No School for Students


Tuesday, October 15th

Safety Patrol Team 1 assists with Arrival & Dismissal

Principal Fundraiser Big Kahuna Pick-Up in Bennett gym - time TBD

STUCO Canned Food Drive Opens


Friday, October 18th

1st 9 weeks of school ends

Bear Feet Running Club 7:30AM-7:50AM


Monday, October 21st

Safety Patrol Team 2 assists with Arrival & Dismissal

2nd 9 weeks of school begins

Picture Retakes

Yearbook Cover entries due


Wednesday, October 23rd

Choir at 7:15AM


Friday, October 25th

Bear Feet Running Club 7:30AM-7:50AM

STUCO Canned Food Drive ends

Friday Live at 2:15PM

5th Grade Camp Chaperone Lottery


Saturday, October 26th

McKinney Holiday Bazaar


Monday, October 28th

Parent/Teacher Conference Day - No School for Students


Tuesday, October 29th

Safety Patrol Team 1 assists with Arrival & Dismissal

Global Maker Day

Creed Lunch at 11:00AM


Wednesday, October 30th

Book Fair arrives on campus

Choir at 7:15AM


Thursday, October 31st

PTO Party Money is due

Book Fair Previews in the afternoon

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Parent Teacher Conference Day - Monday, October 28th

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Our Bennett staff is looking forward to hosting a face-to-face Parent-Teacher Conference with each family. The district has allocated Monday, October 28, 2019, as our Parent-Teacher Conference Day. Each teacher will be sending out information for you to sign up for your conference. We appreciate your continued support and partnership of our BEARS.

Global Maker Day 2019 - October 29th

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Red Ribbon Week - October 29 through November 1

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Scholastic Book Fair Arrives at Bennett - October 30th

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Our BEARS love the Book Fair. The Scholastic Book Fair will arrive at Bennett on Wednesday, October 30th, to be set up by our amazing Bennett staff and parent volunteers. The Book Fair will open for previews the afternoon of Thursday, October 31st. See you there!

PTO's Boo Bash Family Dance - Friday, November 1st

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PTO's October Newsletter