Bennett Bear Business

Week of November 11, 2019

Dear Amazing Bennett Families,

Thank you for joining us last week for our grade level Thanksgiving Feasts and Book Fair! It was an exciting and busy time at the "Best School in McKinney." On behalf of our Bennett staff, thank you for sharing your precious children with us every day.

Proud to be a BEAR,


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Carter Blood Drive Update

We appreciate your support of our PTO sponsored Carter Blood Drive last Friday. Our goal was to have 29 people donate blood. Because our school community is so AMAZING, we had 35 people donate blood. THANK YOU!!!
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3rd-5th Imagine Math Blockbuster Awards for October

Our Bennett Bears are great mathematicians. In McKinney ISD for the month of October, BENNETT Elementary is the top "Elementary Math Winner!" Also, Mrs. Schindler's third grade class is the "Elementary Math Epic Classroom on the Month." Way to go!!!
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Taste it Tuesday - November 12th

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.

World Kindness Day - November 13th

World Kindness Day is celebrated annually on November 13th. On this day, participants attempt to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organizations.
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Friday Live - November 15th

Friday Live is this week! Join us in the Bennett gym at 2:15PM as we come together to celebrate as a school family. We have the best students, staff, and parents. See YOU on Friday!
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Bennett's Best Recipients

November Newsletter - Specials Team

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November Breakfast & Lunch Menus

McKinney ISD Weather Guidelines

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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 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

Save the Date - 6th Annual Jingle Bell Run

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

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Bennett Spirit Days 2019-2020

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