Bennett Bear Business Newsletter
Week of May 11, 2020
Bennett's Medication Pick-Up Schedule - Monday, May 11th
If your child has medication in the Bennett Clinic, this message is for you. Please read the details below on how to retrieve your child's medication(s) from school.
Monday, May 11, 2020
Bennett Elementary - front carpool line
9:00-11:00 AM (Last name A-M)
11:00-1:00 (Last name N-Z)
Medications will be handed back to the parent in a drive through fashion. Please come through the front carpool line in front of the school to the first nurse. You will show your ID and the nurse will verify your student. You will then drive-up to the second nurse who will have the medication sitting on a table where you will pick-up the medication from your car window. Please do not get out of your car at any time and maintain 6 feet of social distancing during pick-up.
- Only a listed Emergency Contact may pick-up medication.
- You must bring your ID for verification. Please have this ready.
- Medications will NOT be given without an ID.
- Medication will NOT be given back to a student.
- If medication is not picked up by the end of the school year, May 27, it will be destroyed per McKinney ISD Policy.
For any questions, please contact: Julie Blankenship, Director of Health Services JBlankenship@mckinneyisd.net
Tech & News Crew Application for Next Year's 5th Graders
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, email@example.com, 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
Order Your Bennett School Supplies for 2020-2021
Dowell Middle School Supply Order Form
Evans Middle School Supply Order Forms
May - 18 Day Emphasis on Encouragement
It's PACK Week # 5 - Green Week
Bennett's Student Supply Pick-Up Plan - May 19th or 21st
Bennett Staff Parade is Coming - Wednesday, May 27th
Library Books, Leveled Readers, Book Club Books - at Home
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
May Student & Staff Birthdays
Bennett BEARS Celebrating an Upcoming Birthday in May:
11th - Gavin, Harper, Mrs. Halpin - Assistant Principal
12th - Araceli
13th - Jun, Cameron
14th - Dexter, Ademide
15th - Desmon
16th - Mrs. Crates - K-2 Alpha Teacher
17th - Mercy
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
Istation Access Available to Students & Staff
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We can’t wait to meet our new BEARS when we return to campus! Take care and stay safe!