all things Bennington Elementary
Important Upcoming Dates
- January 10th - PTO Meeting 7:00 pm (Library)
- January 13th - PTO Food Night, Panda Express 10:30am - 9pm
- January 17th - No School; MLK Day
- January 19th - Early Dismissal 11:40; Hat Day - Support 5th grade DC Trip; (1$ donation)
- January 24th - 28th - Help us celebrate Kindness Week (see below)
- January 28th - Spirit Day; wear your Badger Blue!
Welcome to Bennington Elementary Mrs. Robb!
A little about Mrs. Robb:
Mrs. Robb has been in education for 14 years and in a leadership position for the past three years. Mrs. Robb’s vision is to provide a safe and positive learning environment that fosters collaboration between students, teachers, and the Badger community to continue the tradition of excellence in Bennington Public Schools.
Mrs. Robb started her educational journey in 2008 as an elementary teacher, teaching for both Millard Public Schools and Elkhorn Public Schools and has spent the past two years serving as an instructional facilitator/CADRE Associate for Elkhorn and UNO. Danielle has spent the first half of the 2021/22 school year as an assistant principal for Anchor Pointe Elementary.
Mrs. Robb and her husband Chris have lived in the Bennington community for over ten years. She has two children, Wyatt, a first grader at Pine Creek Elementary and Emma, a preschooler at Legacy.
Mrs. Robb is looking forward to getting to know the Bennington Elementary students and families.
4th GRADE SIP and SHARE!
2nd Semester Snack Milk Deadline is PAST DUE
Note - snack milk is optional, and is not part of the federally subsidized lunch program.
Just a reminder to send your children to school with a warm coat, hat and mittens during our arrival and dismissal times. Kids are not let in the building until 8:00 am. Breakfast kids come in at 7:45, but return back outside.
To play in the snow at recess, snow boots and snow pants are needed. Otherwise they stand on the sidewalks and basketball courts.
Students will go outside for recess, if the"feels" like temperature is 20 degrees or above.
Please label all of their belongings if possible.
The school's audio screening is not diagnostic nor is it intended to replace regular preventive health care. The goal is to assist parents in the identification of potential hearing problems so they may seek appropriate medical evaluation. Students with abnormal results at the initial screening will be re-screened by the nurse within 2-3 weeks and a parent will be notified of abnormal results.
If you are interested in volunteering to help with the screening, please contact Shannon in the office, or email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coat and Toy Drive - A SUCCESS!
Thank you to those who brought in items for our recent coat and toy drive! They were able to deliver over 440lbs of coats and toys to the Open Door Mission for delivery over the Christmas and New Years Holiday!!! The Open Door Mission is so excited about this event they keep hoping other school districts will follow the example set by Bennington. This is proof of what our #BadgerPride can accomplish!
Positive Diagnosis - Isolate for 5 days from symptom onset. If asymptomatic, isolate for 5 days from positive test date. Day 1 of isolation is first full day after diagnosis or symptom onset. Return on day 6 if fever free for 24 hours. Wear mask for 5 additional days upon return.
Quarantine Procedures In Home Close Contact
- Continue to attend school
- Monitor for symptoms
- Masks recommend through day 10
- Quarantine for 5 days from date of last exposure, return on day 6.
- Masks recommend through day 10.
- Recommend testing on day 5, but not required
- Must be symptom free
At this time, a student will be sent home due to COVID-19 symptoms in the following scenarios:
Students and staff with any one of the following symptoms should remain at home and follow the guidance below:
New onset of shortness of breath
New loss of taste or smell
Students and staff with two or more of the following symptoms should remain at home and follow the guidance below:
fever 100.4 or above, chills, muscle aches, headache, sore throat, nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue
Individual is able to return to school:
Alternate diagnosis from a physician AND 24 hours have passed since last fever without the use of fever-reducing medications OR
Negative test received AND 24 hours have passed since the last fever without the use of fever-reducing medications OR
Isolate at home for 5 days AND 24 hours have passed since last fever without the use of fever-reducing medication AND symptoms have improved
Bennington Public Schools Mission
The Mission of Bennington Public Schools is to provide opportunities in a safe, caring environment that will prepare all students to meet the challenges of the future.
Notice of Nondiscrimination: Bennington Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, or other protected status in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.