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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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Veterans' Recognition at Bennett . . .

We would be honored if you would share with us those members of your family who are veterans. Please provide a picture of the member of the United States Armed Forces with or without your child in the picture. In addition, please include:




Years served or serving

If currently serving, location

Send to by Friday, November 16, to be included in honoring your family members during Friday Live on November 30.

If you provided information last year, we still have it and will include it.

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From Mrs. Parks, Our School Counselor . . .

November – Citizenship - Do your share to make your school and community better.

Week of:

October 29 - Pick up trash; recycle or throw it away.

November 5 - Clean up after yourself in the bathroom.

November 12 - Do your tasks without whining or complaint.

November 26 - Do not smack your lips, roll your eyes or show disrespect with your gestures.

#BennettLivesKind Weekly Challenge – Sit next to somebody you don’t know very well at lunch.

(Thank you Second Grade for sharing).

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From the Nurse . . .

Stay home if you are sick!

Keep children home from school at least 24 hours after fever is gone without fever reducing medicine. A fever is defined as 100F.

Coming Up!

October 23-26 - Red Ribbon Week

October 23 - PJ Day

October 24 - Team Jersey Day

October 25 - Glasses/Socks, Big Kahuna Pickup 2-5:30PM

October 26 - Friday Live 2:15PM; wear Spiritwear

October 29 - Creed Lunch 11AM, PTO sponsored yearbook cover entries due

October 30 - Picture Retakes, Big Kahuna Party Bus, PTO November Newsletter goes home

October 31 - PTO Party $ due

October Staff Birthdays!!!

9 - Nora Trout, Resource

13 - Angie Stallbaumer, MRS

28 - Deb Snyder, 2nd Grade

P.O.W.E.R. Parenting . . .

MISD seeks to collaborate with and support parents in their important role. The P.O.W.E.R. Parenting series is 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 in a more affirming manner. Check out our upcoming events: Fall Schedule (English or Spanish). Be sure to follow us on Facebook @misdparenting for helpful tools and resources.
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After School Opportunities . . .

Please check

for updated listings of all options.

MISD Recess Guidelines . . .

2018-2019 Specials Schedule . . .

Visitor Safety Procedures

When visiting the school between 8AM-3PM, please state your full name, student's name, and the purpose of visit to campus as well as show your photo ID to the camera prior to entering the building. Thank you for helping us adhere to this district standard. Please also help us by not allowing anyone in the building behind you.

Bennett 2018-2019 Calendar and Spirit Days

Parent Feedback . . .

We always welcome your feedback. You are welcome to e-mail, call, or schedule a meeting with Mrs. Holderman and Mrs. Constantinescu. This is also a link to provide feedback, appreciations, compliments, concerns, or suggestions as we continue to ensure we are the BEST school in McKinney.

Bennett 2018-2019: One Team, One Dream for the Best Year Ever!