Bennett Intermediate News

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    Fifth Grade Students Created Caricatures

    Fifth grade students created caricatures inspired by the artist Peggy Bacon. Brown paper bags were used in order to create wearable works of art.....select the link above to see some of the carcicatures

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    Character Traits and Mrs. Scherry's Class

    Authors have an obligation to create characters that “come alive”. By paying attention to direct statements, clever hints, conversations and the like, the reader should be able to envision both the external features and the internal traits of main characters.....select the link above for more

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    Reader's Workshop for 6th Grade Parents

    On Thursday, October 16th parents were invited to attend a Reader's Workshop intended specifically for them!.....select the link above for more

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    ORFFing to Blue Halloween

    A Boyer tradition – teaching students his original composition “Blue Halloween” – is something the students look forward to at this time of year. Students play the ORFF (xylophone) and sing this fun, seasonal tune!.....select the link above for more

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    Reader's Journals

    On Monday (10/20), 6th grade Reading and Writing joined forces with a common goal – to help students improve the depth of their thinking, while reading, and to show evidence of such in their Readers’ Journals.....select the link above for more

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    Cave Paintings in 6th Grade Social Studies

    In 6th grade Social Studies, students have been studying the Paleolithic and Neolithic Eras.....select the link above for more

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    Hudson River Playback Theatre and School Bullying

    On Tuesday, September 23rd, Bennett Intermediate School had the opportunity to participate in a presentation addressing "School Bullying." The presentation will continue on Wednesday, so all classes at Bennett will have the opportunity to experience the Playback Theatre.....select the link above for more information regarding the Hudson River Playback Theatre

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    Mrs. Lefferts' and Mrs. Speers' Class Publishes Poems

    The students wrote, shared and published “I Am From” poems to launch this year’s writing workshop and to introduce themselves to their new classmates. The young writers generated personalized lists under various categories such as “places”, “foods”, “people”, “sayings”, and “events”.....select the link above for more

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  • Enterovirus D68 Information For Parents

    We have not detected this virus in our schools at this time, but recent news reports have shared that a virus called Enterovirus D68 (EV D68) has been found in school aged children in many states. Select the headline above for precautionary information from the NYS School Health Services Center.

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    Welcome Back!

    select the link above for a video of pictures

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  • Transportation Information Is Now Available

    Transportation information (i.e., bus pick-up and drop-off times) is now available through the student/parent portal.

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BN Announcements

  • clock image Reminder: Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 2. Don’t forget to turn back your clocks an hour, and enjoy the extra sleep!

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  • November 6 is Ulster County Emergency Evacuation Drill Day. All public schools in Ulster County, including Onteora, will release students approximately 15 minutes early on this day as part of an annual drill that tests the evacuation procedures of each district’s Emergency Management/Disaster Preparedness Plan. The Commissioner of Education has mandated that this drill be conducted annually in all New York State public schools. Please plan accordingly.


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  • Parent Portal - Do you have an account?  EVERY PARENT NEEDS TO GET CONNECTED to increase your communication with school! Please select the following link for more information - Parent Portal


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  • If you missed any past Bennett News, be sure to check out Bennett's Photo Gallery and PBIS section ... you might find photos and videos there, that are definitely worth reviewing!
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  • BN Handbook 2014-2015
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