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    Parent Homework Survey

    We are excited to announce the administration of a Homework Survey for all of those involved with Bennett Elementary School. The Bennett Shared Decision Making Team is in the process of reviewing its homework practices to provide input to the Board of Education regarding the District’s Homework Policy. We are asking for input from all stakeholders– students, parents, teachers and teaching assistants.....select the link above for more

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    Mr LaFera's ELA Classes Publish Natural Disasters

    For several months, Mr. LaFera’s 4th grade ELA students have been studying nonfiction. At the start of the unit, students were invited to choose nonfiction titles that interested them. Later in the unit, students focused their attention on ‘Natural Disasters.’....select the link above for more

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    Mrs. Panico's Class response to MLK Quotes

    Fifth and sixth grade students in Mrs. Panico's class studied the work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to achieve civil rights for people of color in the United States. As a culminating activity, each student selected a quote from Dr. King and wrote a response with what the student thought was the lesson or message in Dr. King's words.....select the link above for more

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    Webb Leonard Memorial Adult Dodgeball Tournament

    Mr. Leonard was a long-time respected teacher at the Bennett Elementary School. During his 34 year career, he taught Special Education classes and grades 4, 5, and 6. He was fondly referred to as “Mr. Science” because of his passion to enrich student experiences in that field.....select the link above for more

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    Annual Student Dodgeball Tournament

    On Friday, March 3rd the Annual Student Dodgeball will take place from 3:40-6:45 pm, before the Annual Webb Leonard Adult Memorial Dodgeball tournament. This FUNdraiser is brought to you by the Bennett Student Government and the Imagine Onteora, Ltd…..select the link above for more

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    All-County Bennett Elementary Orchestra Students!

    On Saturday, January 7th, students from the Bennett Orchestra program auditioned in Kingston to be accepted into the All-County Orchestra festival. The festival takes place on March 17th and 18th at Miller Middle School in Lake Katrine......select the link above for more

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    All-County Bennett Elementary Band Students!

    On Saturday, January 7th, students from the Bennett Band program auditioned in Kingston to be accepted into the All-County Band festival. The festival takes place on March 10th and 11th at the Ulster County Community College......select the link above for more

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  •  image link leading to Foundation’s Gift is Music to Bennett Students’ Ears

    Foundation’s Gift is Music to Bennett Students’ Ears

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    Lead Testing Results

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    Occhi/Erlwein/Iapoce/Panico Team Publish Feature Articles

    Fifth graders on the Occhi/Erlwein/Iapoce/Panico team recently worked on writing feature articles. Each student chose and researched a topic of their choice. We reviewed and worked on incorporating different text structures and features into the articles.The classes visited the computer lab on several occasions to research their topics.The students enjoyed writing their articles and were very proud of their work.....select the link above for more

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  •  image link leading to Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser presented by Student Council

    Pink Shirt Day Fundraiser presented by Student Council

    “Kindness is universal … a trait we encourage everyone to openly express every day. The phrase “Make Nice,” acts as a friendly reminder that no matter what our differences, kindness is always a choice worth making. Being kind and “making nice” is the underlying philosophy behind the anti-bullying movement that we hope will live on beyond Pink Shirt Day.” - http://pinkshirtday.ca ..... select the link above for more

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    Winter Festival Door Contest

    Recently a Winter Festival Door Contest took place at Bennett Elementary. The contest was organized by reading teachers Mrs. Davis and Ms. Maille. On Wednesday, December 21st the student council officers went around the building with certain criteria and chose winners for the contest.....select the link above for more

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  •  image link leading to 2016 5th Grade Ashokan Field Trip

    2016 5th Grade Ashokan Field Trip

    Enjoy a video of this year's fifth grade trip to the Ashokan Field Campus.....select the link above

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    Student Council Supports Bennett's Giving Tree

    Student Council members chose a few ornaments from Bennett's Giving Tree. The items will be purchased through the Student Council in support of others in need.....select the link above for more

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