Your Weekly Update from Bennett-Hemenway Elementary School
Five Things You Need to Know
1 - REPORTS OF STUDENT PROGRESS AVAILABLE FOR VIEWING
The mid-year reporting window is open for parents. Our Reports of Student Progress are available to parents and caregivers via Powerschool. You should use your Powerschool login credentials to view how your students are progressing towards the grade level standards. Please note that the standards are written to capture the end of year expectations for the grade level.
Need help logging into Powerschool? Click here for more information.
2 - MUSICAL CELEBRATIONS AT BEN HEM THIS WEEK
This week we hosted our first Orchestra and Band performances for parents. It was impressive to hear the progress our students have made since the beginning of the school year. Thanks to Ms. Natti and Mr. Rice our conductors for supporting our children with these new skills.
3 - FEBRUARY 7TH IS THE 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL
Each year we celebrate the 100th day of school. This year we are inviting all staff and students to come as their 100 year old selves. What does this mean? See the pictures from some of our future centenarians last year.
4 - PREK TO KINDERGARTEN SPECIAL EDUCATION TRANSITION MEETING FOR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS ON MONDAY, JANUARY 30TH FROM 6:00 -7:00 PM
Presented By: Elementary Special Education Coordinators:
Hannah Cross (Bennett Hemenway), Nevart Mikaelian (Lilja), Sophie Prevost (Memorial), Maria Reardon (Johnson), Paul Tagliapietra (Brown) and MaryBeth Kinkead, Natick Preschool Principal. Learn more about Service Delivery, Continuum of Services and Supports, Elementary school day overview, the Role of the Case Manager and more. This is a virtual presentation.
Google Meet joining info
Video call link: https://meet.google.com/xah-jkbf-znk
Or dial: (US) +1 413-752-1142 PIN: 493 953 415#
More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/xah-jkbf-znk?pin=2119816378625
Who should attend: All parents/guardians of incoming Kindergarten students who receive special education services
5 - INCOMING KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION WINDOW OPENS 2/3/23
Incoming Kindergarten families will receive an email next Friday, February 3rd with specific directions on how to enroll their students for the 23-24 school year. The directions will walk you through the process and will outline the onboarding activities planned to orient you to Kindergarten at Ben Hem. We look forward to meeting you all soon.
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- Title I: Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990Title II
- Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990Title VI
- Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964Title IX
- Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
- MGL, Ch.76, Section 5: Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 76, Section 5