Bennett Bear Business

Week of November 4, 2019

Bennett Book Fair - November 4th-8th

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Thanksgiving Feasts - November 5th & 6th

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We are looking forward to welcoming 100's of guests for our Annual Thanksgiving Feasts. Thank you for spending time with our BEARS during this holiday season. Families are encouraged to attend the Scholastic Book Fair at the start or end of their feast time.

Tuesday, November 5th

Kindergarten Feast 11:00AM

4th Grade Feast 12:00PM

5th Grade Feast 1:00PM

Wednesday, November 6th

1st Grade Feast 11:00AM

2nd Grade Feast 12:00PM

3rd Grade Feast 1:00PM

If a student buys lunch from the Bennett cafeteria on their non-feast day, they will enjoy a yummy corn dog sack lunch. See you soon!

Book Fair Information:

Book Fair Volunteer Sign Up:

Carter Blood Drive - Friday, November 8th

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Teen Cell Phone Safety - Evans Middle School on November 12th

The Evans Middle School PTO is hosting a parent education night on teen cell phone safety on Tuesday, November 12, from 7-8pm in the Evans library. We would like to extend an invitation to the parents of students at your schools.

Save the Date - 6th Annual Jingle Bell Run

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MacTown Miracles Event

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Save the Date - 3rd-5th Grade Fine Arts Night

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Bennett's Best Recipients

November Newsletter - Specials Team

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November Breakfast & Lunch Menus

From Our Counselor, Christie Thompson

Thank you so much for encouraging your kids to participate in Red Ribbon Week, and I’d like to give a special shout-out to the Bennett PTO for providing us with such fun prizes.

The creativity and effort put into the dress up days amazed me and made each day so much fun for everyone. The seeds we’re planting will reap rewards later when small incentives like squishies and fidget tools lose their appeal, so it was definitely worth it!!!

Check out a few pictures from the week here:

November & December Staff Birthdays

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

December 2nd - Susan Jakobsen, Registrar

December 5th - Ashley Brown, 5th Grade Teacher

December 15th - Emily Peek, 1st Grade Teacher

December 21st - Whitney Lytle, 2nd Grade Teacher

Mark Your Calendar for Upcoming Events

Monday, November 4th

Scholastic Book Fair

Tuesday, November 5th

Scholastic Book Fair

Special Olympics Bowling 10:00AM-2:00PM

Thanksgiving Feasts - Kindergarten - 11:00AM, 4th Grade - 12:00PM, 5th Grade - 1:00PM

Wednesday, November 6th

Choir at 7:15AM

Scholastic Book Fair

Thanksgiving Feasts - 1st Grade - 11:00AM, 2nd Grade - 12:00PM, 3rd Grade - 1:00PM

Friday, November 8th

NO Bear Feet Running Club Today

PTO Sponsored Carter Blood Drive - 8:00AM-4:00PM

Monday, November 11th

Staff Development Waiver Day - No School for Students

Tuesday, November 12th

PTO General Meeting & Breakfast in the Learning Commons 9:00AM-10:00AM

Wednesday, November 13th

It's Kindness Day

Choir at 7:15AM

3rd Grade Field Trip to the Dallas Symphony

Thursday, November 14th

It's Diabetes Awareness Day

5th Grade Camp Chaperone Meeting 7:15AM

Friday, November 15th

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

Friday Live at 2:15PM

PTO's One Check Fundraiser ends

Monday, November 18th

Creed Lunch at 11:30AM

Tuesday, November 19th

Bennett's Makerspace Presentation at the MISD School Board Meeting 7:00PM

5th Grade Progress Reports go home

Wednesday, November 20th

5th Grade Camp

Progress Reports go home for K-4th grade

Thursday, November 21st

5th Grade Camp

Friday, November 22nd

5th Grade Camp

Monday, November 25th - Friday, November 29th

Thanksgiving Break

Monday, December 2nd - Friday, December 20th

No Alpha Service due to Kindergarten Alpha Screening across the district

Wednesday, December 4th

Choir at 7:15AM

Friday, December 6th

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

Saturday, December 7th

6th Annual Jingle Bell Run 9:00AM

Wednesday, December 11th

Choir at 7:15AM

Thursday, December 12th

3rd-5th Fine Arts Night - Choir Performance & 3rd Grade Program - 6:30PM

(K-2nd Grade Fine Arts Night will be on May 7th)

Friday, December 13th

Dowell Fine Arts Tour for 5th Graders

Saturday, December 14th

Bennett Batons perform at Christmas Parade - more details to come

Monday, December 16th

Big Kahuna Principal Fundraiser Party Bus - more details to come

Tuesday, December 17th

80th Day of School - wear your 80's attire

Wednesday, December 18th

Choir at 7:15AM

Thursday, December 19th

Safety Patrol Meeting with Coach Meghan at 7:30AM

Friday, December 20th

2nd 9 Weeks Ends

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

Holiday Live at 8:30AM (Modified Specials Schedule)

Holiday Class Parties - 2:00PM-2:45PM

Monday, December 23rd - Friday, January 3rd

Winter Break

Monday, January 6th

Staff Development Waiver Day - No School for Students

Tuesday, January 7th

3rd 9 Weeks of School Begins

Creed Lunch at 12:00PM

PTO Sponsored Pizza with Pops/Watch DOGS Registration Opens - 6:30PM-7:30PM

PTO's November Newsletter