Delaware Opportunities Inc., Arkville Head Start is currently accepting applications for children who are 3 and 4 years old.
Bennett Field Day was another huge success! The students enjoyed the morning of activities and were so very excited for the culminating water relay, always a favorite among students and staff. Mr. Buono and Ms. Simco made sure the sixth graders were sent off in style, by making sure they got a little cooled off when they ran for their sponges. Fun! Fun! Fun! ..... select the link above for a short video
A recent “practice-a-thon” staged by Bennett Intermediate School band and orchestra students raised more than $1,500 to help alleviate food insecurity among local residents. On May 20, representatives from the Family of Woodstock, the Town of Shandaken, and the Olivebridge United Methodist Church traveled to the school to accept much-needed donations for their respective food pantries.....select the link above for more info
Are you in need of a new wig? Has your horse thrown a shoe? Perhaps your goodwife would like to order a new gown for the ball. Allow any one of the fine 18th century tradesmen and women of the Bennett fourth grade to fill your order! Each one eagerly set up shop, or shall we say “shoppe” on May 15th under the sign of the white tent! It was an exciting day when well over one hundred students greeted an amazing crowd of enthusiastic visitors. Each blacksmith, shoemaker, potter and tinsmith aptly explained his/her product, discussed tools, demonstrated work, and proved his/her interdependence among townsfolk.....select the link above for more
The Onteora High School and Bennett PTA will be hosting a "Getting Started in the Arts" seminar on Wednesday, May 28th, 2014, 6:45 PM at the Onteora High School. This is a free seminar, being delivered by talent scout Peter Sklar, for aspiring teen dancers, singers and actors, and their parents. Select the headline above for additional information.
Bennett Fourth grader Sophia and her father Michael traveled to NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C., on Monday, March 24, to attend a media event, which featured astronaut Karen Nyberg. Although there were many applicants hoping to attend this event, Sophia and her father were fortunate to be included in the 100 people selected. The event provided Sophia and her father the opportunity to speak with Nyberg, who recently returned from a 5.5-month stay aboard the International Space Station. Karen Nyberg was happy to answer questions and share her experience of being an astronaut, engineer, artist, fitness lover, and mother. During the social event, Sophia had the opportunity to appear on NASA TV and ask pertinent questions, which delighted Karen Nyberg. Afterwards, Sophia met Karen Nyberg personally and had her photograph taken with her.....select the link above for more
“Digital Snowmen” were recently created in Ms. Hancock’s, Mrs. Lefferts’, and Mrs. Speers' classes. While building these snowmen might look like all fun and games, it also provided a lesson in following directions and learning some of the tools in Smart Notebook software. It’s safe to say that this activity always proves to be a fun learning experience!.....select the link above to enjoy their digital art
On Friday, March 7th, the Bennett Student Government presented “The 2014 Webb Leonard Memorial Dodgeball Tournament.” Ten teams faced off against each other, working at achieving the Championship for the 2014 title!!! As we all know, there’s only one winner, and that would be “Coaches Delight”!!! However, everyone is a winner, as all shared friendly competition, raised money for field trips, and enjoyed an evening with friends and community!!!! The Bennett Student Government would like to thank all who participated and came out in support of their favorite teams!!!! You are all winners!!!! ..... select the link above for a video of pictures