The Beacon Newsletter

A Guiding Light for EVERYTHING Anchor Pointe Related

Friday, August 27, 2021

Calendar of Events

  • 9/6 Labor Day - No School
  • 9/15 Early Dismissal - 11:40
  • 9/30 Boosterthon Fun Run
  • 10/6 Picture Retake Day
  • 10/12-10/13 Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • 10/13 End of First Quarter

Join PTO Today!

There’s still time to join PTO and support Anchor Pointe students & staff! We’re over halfway to our membership goal of 200 families!

Become a member before the August membership drive ends to receive a free t-shirt!

Friends of Bennington Public Library

The Friends of the Bennington Area Libraries is a nonprofit organization that supports the Bennington Public Library. We finance special opportunities, purchase new equipment and materials, and provide extra manpower. The Friends is hosting a membership drive, and we need you! Please consider joining the Friends. Membership is a great way to support the library and the Bennington community. You can visit our website at for more information, and/or you can attend our next meeting — which is Tuesday, September 14th at 7:00 p.m. in the Community Room. We hope to see you there.


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Badger BLUE Fridays! Show YOUR Spirit!

Now that we are officially starting our Fall Activities season it is time to start wearing YOUR Badger Blue EVERY FRIDAY! Show your Badger Pride! We LOVE to see that Badger Blue! Who knows...we may have to recognize those classes with the MOST Badger Blue Spirit!
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School Picture NEWS!

School Pictures went amazingly well! All of the children were sharp-dressed or beautiful with their BEST smiles! Parents are welcome to order pictures at any time. The pre-order code is no longer valid but parents will receive an email with the student's image and a direct (secure) link to order the pictures online. This typically takes about 72 hours from picture day to deliver. Please let our office know if you have any questions!

Medication at school

If your student requires medication at school, you may bring it in during school office hours, between 7:30-4:00.

For medication to be administered at school, we require Medical Authorization signed by both the child's physician and the parent/guardian (along with a current Asthma/Allergy Action Plan, for students with an Epi-pen, Benadryl, or inhaler).

Medication must be in its original sealed packaging and expired medication cannot be accepted.

If you have any questions, please call our school office at 402-238-2166 or email our school health para, Lindsey West, at

SNACK MILK and Lunch Milk

If you wish for your child to receive milk during their snack time, payment must be made through The last day that snack milk payments will be accepted for 1st semester is Friday, September 3rd.

Important notes:

*Snack milk is optional, and is not part of the federally subsidized lunch program.

*While breakfast and lunch Class 1 meals are currently free for families, single cartons of milk at breakfast and lunch that are NOT part of a meal (for instance, if your child wishes to have a milk with their cold lunch from home) WILL incur a charge to your child's school lunch account.

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Absences from school

If your child is going to be gone from school for any reason this year, contact the Anchor Pointe office at 402-238-2166 or email the secretary at
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August Breakfast/Lunch Menu

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September Breakfast/Lunch Menu

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Anchor Pointe Elementary School

A wonderful elementary school located in beautiful Bennington, Nebraska built to Inspire, Learn, and Achieve...TOGETHER. #anchoreducated