The Linn Area Credit Union Teacher Store provided MS/HS staff an opportunity to shop for classroom supplies. It was a beautiful day for some outdoor shopping!
about 20 hours ago, Central Office
Teacher Store
Atkins Elementary 3rd graders raise the flag each morning. This is one of the many rich traditions at Benton Community that help to make it "A Place to Belong."
about 20 hours ago, Central Office
Atkins Flag
Benton Girls Wrestling Summer Camp registration is now open! Use the QR code or link to register https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1BhToQeOxkSNkZwpP-gZVtbGSik2pvaIpKhiDYiUdBy4/viewform?edit_requested=true
2 days ago, BC MS/HS
wrestling
Benton and Belle Plaine travel to Iowa Valley Invite on Tuesday, April 9, in Marengo -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Benton results, Class (top 6) 100 - 5 Easton Pfiffner 11.90 200 - 2 Carson Bruns 22.75, 5 Owen Tjelmeland 24.38 4x100 - 3 ** 45.73 400 - 3 Jayden Beck 58.33, 5 Brock Corrigan 58.72 4x200 - 1 1:33.82 800 - 4 Jack Lange 2:21.11, 5 Cade Volesky 2:21.96 4x400 - 2 ** 3:38.29 4x800 - 3 ** 9:29.26 1600 - 3 Isaac Morris 5:01.11, 4 Caleb Olson 5:05.99 800 medley - 1 ** 1:39.87 1600 medley - 1 ** 3:53.17 110 hurdles - 4 Eli Patterson 16.86, 6 Brody Timmerman 17.66 400 hurdles - 3 Owen Von Ahsen 1:00.03, 4 Brody Timmerman 1:00.10 Shuttle Hurdle - 2 1:07.65 3200 - 3 Caleb Olson 11:12.64, 4 Noah Pickart 12.09.33 High jump - 1 Eli Patterson 6-03, 4 Kaleb Hayden (JV) 5-06, 6 Will Schanbacher 5-04 Shot put - 2 Brennen Blegen 53-01, 5 Carter Holmes 46-10 Discus - 2 Brennen Blegen 149-00.50, 6 Carter Holmes 123-02 Belle Plaine results 4x100 - 5 48.13 400 - 2 Sam DeMeulenaere 52.67 4x200 - 3 1:41.31 1600 - 5 Maddox Purk 5:40.31 800 medley - 2 1:39.67 Long jump - 2 Lane Vokoun 19-05.50 Shot put - 1 Riley Simmons 42-05 No team scores posted. Relay names are coming.
2 days ago, BC MS/HS
track
Teacher leaders moved their meeting outside on Wednesday afternoon! This group spent time focusing on reviewing the implementation of the Data Teams process across the district. The team was supported by a variety of our friends at Grant Wood AEA.
2 days ago, Central Office
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Professional learning on Wednesday afternoon had elementary staff learning more about instructional moves during writing conferences with students. They were able to watch a few of their colleagues teach and reflect on what they saw in the video and their own practices. The MS/HS team had a focus on universal design for learning with an intentional focus on reaching all learners in our classrooms.
2 days ago, Central Office
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Benton girls golf team finishes in 6th place at the tough Williamsburg Lady Invite Wednesday, April 10th. 1. Williamsburg 348 2. Solon 365 3. CCA 367 4. Mid Prairie 370 5. Anamosa 394 6. Benton 395 7. Calamus Wheatland 440 8. Vinton-Shellsburg 442 9. Marion 523 Halle Sobaski (Benton) Medalist Runner-Up with an 84. Rounds of 43-41.
2 days ago, BC MS/HS
golf
"This is my 25th year of teaching at Benton. Being a part of this wonderful district and community has been incredibly rewarding and fulfilling. Some of my favorite memories at Benton are the Homecoming Pep Rally and the Veteran’s Day Program. Both of these programs show such a strong sense of community and family. Benton has been a great place to teach and raise our family."
2 days ago, Central Office
Tara Bonewitz
BC soccer teams face Williamsburg -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Tuesday, April 9, 2024 Boys' soccer at Williamsburg Benton (3-1) 2, Williamsburg (4-1) 1 BC 0 1 1 - 2 W 0 1 0 - 1 Goals: Caleb Gessner, 1, 2 shots on goal Saves: Troy Kupka, 5 Girls' soccer at Van Horne Benton (2-2) 1, Williamsburg 0 W 0 0 0 0 - 0 BC 0 0 0 1 - 1
3 days ago, BC MS/HS
soccer
Benton hosts CPU at Tara Hills in boys’ golf action -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at Tara Hills Country Club, Van Horne Varsity CPU 167 BC 185 JV CPU 187 BC 188 Benton varsity Trayton Lentner 48 Brock Silhanek 55 Ryan Spina 44 Cole Junge 45 Braiden Moore 50 Ryan Finn 48 Benton JV Marcus Newton 46 Kolby Wenger 52 Jonah Thompson 47 Grady Frese 47 Drew Fillenworth 48 Drew Steffen 53 Benton JV 2 Braedyn Junge 57 Carson Pickering 58 Andrew Hines 55 Will Rausch 55 Owen Krug 62 Derek Campbell 72
3 days ago, BC MS/HS
golf
"My favorite part about being a Bobcat is the strong sense of community here at Benton. The connections made with the students and staff and the support from the families are so important to the success of the each and every student."
3 days ago, Central Office
Michelle Lampkin
School will dismiss at 1:00 p.m. today, Wednesday, April 10. #BeABobcat #APlaceToBelong
3 days ago, Central Office
1:00 Dismissal
Benton and Belle Plaine girls compete at Iowa Valley track meet -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Iowa Valley Girls’ meet Monday, April 8, 2024, at Marengo Team scores Williamsburg 183 PCM 160 North Mahaska 115 HLV 105 English Valleys 91 Montezuma 81 Iowa Valley 69 Sigourney 55 Benton 48 Belle Plaine 46 Clear Creek Amana 27 Benton results - Class A 4x100 - 4 Azeriah Johnson, Calista Nolte, Janessa Bries, Bella deNooy 58.11, 4 JV Olivia Brendes, Stella Tjemeland, Ellaina Mahan, Aliyah Fisher 59.87 4x200 - 3 Piper Nelson, Ashlee Michels, Ava Collum, Azeriah Johnson 2:02.80, 4 JV Janessa Bries, Calista Nolte, Bella DeNooy, Stella Tjelmeland 2:07.11 800 medley - 3 Azeriah Johnson, Ava Collum, Ashlee Michels, Piper Nelson 2:09.68 100 hurdles - 2 Belle Werner 17.81 Shot put - 1 Ana Glow 35-00.50, 5 Megan Krug 26-07.00 Discus - 1 Graisee Schluter 83-11, 3 Megan Krug (JV) 74-03, 5 Avery Kramer 72-03
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
track
On Thursday, April 25 members of the Benton Community National Honor Society will be heading out into the communities to offer assistance in any way they can to organize and participate in a community service project. They are particularly interested in helping those who cannot help themselves and/or projects that are just too big for your family. Ideas could be but are not limited to, derecho clean up, small painting projects, debris clean up, community ball field work, town parks, etc.. Please understand they may or may not be able to fulfill all requests. Use the QR Code for additional information.
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
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Lady Bobcats win in home golf meet against Independence -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Monday, April 8, 2024 at Tara Hills Country Club, Van Horne Benton 192, Independence 197 Benton Varsity Halle Sobaski 40 (Medalist) Kayley Dirks 49 Madelyn Kenny 51 Tegan Bertka 52 Halley Suiter 55
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
golf
Spring activities are in full swing! It's a busy Bobcat evening; get out and catch one of these events! Tuesday, April 9 4:00 PM - Boys Golf Meet vs Center Point-Urbana @ Tara Hills 4:15 PM - MS Girls Track Meet @ Solon 4:15 PM - MS Boys Track Meet @ South Tama 4:15 PM - HS Boys Track Meet @ Iowa Valley 4:30 PM - HS Girls Track Meet @ Lisbon HS Girls Soccer vs Williamsburg 5:00 PM - Varsity Game 6:30 PM - JV Game HS Boys Soccer @ Williamsburg 5:00 PM - Varsity Game 6:30 PM - JV Game
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
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Benton’s boys golfers face Independence -Courtesy of Jim Magdfrau Monday, April 8, 2024, At River Ridge Golf Course Benton 197, Independence 162 Medalist, Ethan Cahalan 38 Benton Varsity Ryan Spina 52 Braiden Moore 58 Brock Silhanek 49 Trayton Lentner 46 Cole Junge 50 Marcus Newton 54 Varsity Total 197 Benton JV Ryan Finn 45 Kolby Wenger 51 Drew Fillenworth 64 Jonah Thompson 51 Grady Frese 51 Drew Steffen 61 JV Total 198 Benton JV2 Andrew Hines 63 Carson Pickering 59 Will Rausch 65 Derrek Campbell 86 Hunter Kupka 74 Owen Krug 70 JV2 Total 257
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
golf
BC boys’ soccer team wins close math to Mount Vernon at Van Horne -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Friday, April 5, 2024, at Van Horne MV 0 0 - 0 BC 1 0 - 1 Goals - Caleb Gessner 1 Shots on goal - Caleb Gessner 1 Saves - Troy Kupka 4 Upcoming Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - Benton at Williamsburg, 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2024 - Benton at Independence, Lyle Leinbaugh Field, 5:30 p.m.
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
soccer
Girls’ soccer season starts at Benton -Courtesy of Jim Magdefrau Thursday, April 4, 2024, at Wapello Athletic Complex Benton 5 4 - 9 Wapello 0 0 - 0 No statistics yet Friday, April 5, 2024, at Cornell College Soccer Field, Mount Vernon BC 0 0 - 0 MV 4 1 - 5 No statistics yet Upcoming Tuesday, April 9, 2024, Williamsburg at Benton. 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, 2024, Independence at Benton 5 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2024, at Newton, vs. Newton, Perry and Des Moines Lincoln, 8:30 a.m.
4 days ago, BC MS/HS
soccer
"As an alumnus of Benton Community, I chose to come back to Benton because of the community’s continuing support of our academics, athletics, and fine arts programs."
4 days ago, Central Office
TJ Comisky