Bennett Bear Business Newsletter
Week of May 18, 2020
Tech & News Crew Application for Next Year's 5th Graders - Due Monday, May 18th, at 10:00AM
ATTENTION 4TH GRADERS!!! THE TECH & NEWS CREW APPLICATION FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW OPEN!
Mrs. Stallbaumer and Ms. Holderman will be selecting 4th grade students to serve on the Bennett Bears Kid Talk Show Tech and News Crew for the 2020-2021 school year. Fourth graders interested in applying must complete the online application. To access the application, students must be signed in to their MISD Google account. While students are to complete the application and short essays, parents will need to complete the last section. Please note, the application does not save and must be completed and submitted before closing the browser.
THE DEADLINE TO APPLY IS 10 AM ON MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. All applicants will be notified by the end of the school year via the provided parent email.
Please email Mrs. Stallbaumer, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any questions.
Link for 4th grade application https://forms.gle/GAJ43bgkhDzJyHKY6
Meet Author Jason Miletsky - Monday, May 18th
Monday, May 18, 2020 Virtual Author Visit
Author Jason Miletsky is hosting a “You Rock” week, May 18-22. He has agreed to host two Zoom presentations, exclusively for Bennett Elementary. Please use the appropriate grade level link to register, IN ADVANCE, for this event.
- K-3rd Grade @10:30AM https://meetmrjay.com/bennett-elementary-mckinney-isd/
- 4th-5th Grade @12:30AM: https://meetmrjay.com/you-rock-bennett-elementary-mckinney-isd-4and5grade/
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Media Resource Specialist
Student Supply Pick-Up Days - Tuesday & Thursday
May Friday Live - Virtual Style - May 22nd, at 2:30PM, Join us on our Bennett Facebook Page
May - 18 Day Emphasis on Encouragement
May Student & Staff Birthdays
Bennett BEARS Celebrating an Upcoming Birthday in May:
18th - Hadley, Wrenley, Mrs. Stump - Office Clerk
19th - Osarume, Benton, Nico
21st - Stanley, Abigail
22nd - Miah, Peyton
24th - Carlos
25th - Colsen, Ja'myrhia
26th - Kinsley, William
27th - Meghan, Aidan
28th - Jackson, Ainsley, Mabry
29th - Jack, Samantha, Joshua
30th - Scarlett
31st - Leighton, Scarlett, Hayden, Ms. Holderman - Principal
Bennett's Virtual College & Career Fair
We will be hosting our Virtual College and Career Fair throughout the month of May!
Once a week, teachers will share the counselor’s slides, which will give all students the opportunity to learn more about different career options and colleges and to assess their own interests.
Thank you to everyone who shared his or her college or career with us! We couldn’t do this without you.
Christie N. Thompson
504 Campus Coordinator
Bennett Staff Parade is Coming - Wednesday, May 27th
NEW MISD Grab & Go Meals - Still FREE - Locations Update
NEW to McKinney ISD Student Registration is OPEN
Hello, Parents of Future Bennett Bears!
Have you visited McKinney ISD’s School Locator to see if your home address is zoned for Bennett Elementary? If so, you are ready to enroll your new student(s) for the 2020-2021 school year through our McKinney ISD online registration process!
Registration forms for new students entering kindergarten through 5th grade are available. To access these registration forms:
- Go to the McKinney ISD website at www.mckinneyisd.net
- Click the "Enrollment" tab
- Click the “2020-2021 New Student Enrollment”
While completing your online enrollment, you will be asked to upload the following documents:
- Current Proof of Residency – Must be a utility bill, gas, water or electric, house contract with closing date and/or lease with signatures.
- Student’s Social Security Card (optional - if you choose to not provide your child's Social Security Card, the state will assign your child a unique ID #)
- Student’s Birth Certificate
- Updated Shot Records
If you do not have scanning capability, you may take a photo of your documents and upload the photos in the online enrollment site.
If the above documents are not received in the online enrollment site, the registration will be incomplete. Questions about the registration process or uploading your documents? Email Bennett Elementary Registrar, Susan Jakobsen, at email@example.com.
We can’t wait to meet our new BEARS when we return to campus! Take care and stay safe!