Bennett Third Grade Newsletter

May 13th - May 20th

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College and Career Week

We have an exciting week coming up! It is our annual Bennett College and Career Week! This week our 5th graders will visit our classrooms to share all kinds of wonderful information about different colleges that they are interested in attending. Students will learn about the colleges, college requirements, tuition and college majors. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about different careers, as they listen to speakers that our visiting our campus. Finally, to wrap up College and Career Week, students will learn about different careers on wheels! This is a fantastic week and a wonderful opportunity to discuss college and careers with your child. The students also have an opportunity to earn a college souvenir by filling out the attached form and bringing it back to Mrs. Parks.

Schedule of College and Career Week activities:


5th Grade College Research Presentations

Career Speakers: Dr. Barisa & Dr. Kier Bison, Baylor

Tuesday: Wear Your Favorite College T-Shirt & Career Speaker Day

American Airlines Pilot – Kevin Pool

AT&T Net Work Manager – Dalestar Whitaker

Baylor Scott & White CNO/COO – Melissa Winter

FBI – Lauren Hagee

Garver Engineering – Colin Bible, Jake Bennett & Quinn Spann

Johnson Art – Jay Johnson

Juniper Networks – Nokki Choeynim

Legacy Casting – Andrei Constantinescu

Nothing Bundt Cakes – Stacey Rogers

Sigoda Orthodontics – Victor Sigoda

Teradyne & Naval Reserve – Brian Hurley


5th Grade College Research Presentations

Career Speaker Adam Neiderpruem, Water 4 Otter

Thursday: Careers on Wheels

Ambulance – MFD

Balloon Basket – Rohr Balloons

Concrete Truck – Bartoo Ready Mix

Construction Equipment – Tiseo Paving Company

Fire Truck – MFD

Helicopter – Phi Air Medical 2

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The One and Only Ivan

We will begin reading The One and Only Ivan next week. If your child has a copy of it, please send it in with them on Monday.
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School Supply Packs for the 2016 - 2017 School Year On Sale Now

You may place your order for school supplies for the upcoming year by ordering online at: packs

Enter our school code: BEN040

The fourth grade packs are $40 and all orders are due by June 26th. School supplies will be delivered to your child's classroom before school starts back in the fall.

No Homework/Last Week of Tutoring

There will be no homework this week. Third grade tutoring will end the week of May 20th. If you are interested in having your child tutored over the summer, please contact your child's teacher for tutor recommendations.

Important Upcoming Events

Monday, May 16th - Friday, May 20th: College and Career Week, Book Fair Week

Monday, May 16th: 5th Grade College Presentations, STUCO EOY Party 2:00 - 2:50, Chess Club 3:00 - 3:00pm

Tuesday, May 17th: Taste It Tuesday, Career Speakers for 3rd - 5th grade 8:45 - 11:45am, Camp Bennett 7pm

Wednesday, May 18th: 5th Grade College Presentations, 3rd - 5th grade Water Otter Presentation 2pm, Engineering Club 3:00 - 4:00pm

Thursday, May 19th: K - 3rd Grade Careers On Wheels 8:15 - 11:00am

Friday, May 20th: STUCO STORE 7:30 - 7:50, Friday Live 2:15pm

Monday, May 23rd: Incoming Kinder Story Time, Creed Lunch 11:30

Tuesday, May 24th: EOY Ceremonies Kindergarten 8:30am, 5th Grade 2pm

Wednesday, May 25th: EOY Ceremonies 1st Grade 8:30am, 4th Grade 2pm

Thursday, May 26th: End of Year Ceremonies 3rd Grade 8:30am, 2nd Grade 2pm

Friday, May 27th: No School Bad Weather Day

Monday, May 30th: No School Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 31st: Mrs. Holderman's Birthday

Wednesday, June 1st: Class Parties 1:45 - 2:30pm

Thursday, June 2nd: Last Day of School