Our 3rd graders are currently studying Structures of Life in science. Mrs. Keiper’s class dissected owl pellets, and are identifying bones to reconstruct the skeleton of the shrew.
Red Ribbon Week is coming up on October 25-29. Thank you to the Norway Student Council for choosing the themes and dress up days.
Our friends in 2T are identifying the character traits of Molly Lou Melon. Students analyzed the read aloud and found evidence in pictures and text to prove the trait they wanted to share with the class. It’s a great day to be a Bobcat!
Socktober is officially underway. Please bring items to school now through October 31st!
Foundational reading skills are being practiced in all content areas in our Preschool through 3rd grade classrooms. Our Bobcats are excited for the opportunities to have all types of text to explore!
This is a great event for adults and children!
Signs of Fall are showing up in the hallways at Atkins Elementary.
More Bloomsbury fun from Ms. Keri's afternoon preschool class.
Preschool fun at Bloomsbury Farm.
Benton Post Prom is selling signs for this fall season.
Calling all Bobcats! Benton Community's Kiss the Pig photo has been entered into the National top 3 of an SRO of the month contest! The voted winner will be featured in the Journal of School Safety magazine! We need your votes! Check out the link below to vote in the comments on the Instagram (nasro_info) post. Share with everyone! https://www.instagram.com/p/CUp82DWg1fn/?utm_medium=copy_link Thank you!
It’s Monday, and another great day to be a Bobcat!
Winter Gear Drive: The Benton Dance Team is holding a Winter Gear Drive during the month of October. They are looking for donations of new or gently used hats, gloves, boots, snow pants, and coats (the greatest need is for items other than coats). All sizes (child and adult) are welcome. Please gather your donations or make a cash donation for items to be purchased by the team. Items can be brought to your child's school, and they will also be collecting at upcoming home football and volleyball games. Items will be distributed to students and community members throughout the district.
3rd Graders: If you are interested in youth bowling for 3rd through 8th grade at Keystone Turner Hall, please contact Melissa Lennie at 319.310.2843 to get signed up. Sessions start Saturday, October 16 at 10 am. It is a 6 week session.
Students at Benton Community are currently learning how to identify the main idea and supporting details in a text. Our second graders are currently utilizing a Benchmark Literacy book to learn about whooping cranes. They were able to make connections with other text, real life connections, and hear what a whooping crane sounds like.
Another great Homecoming parade is in the books! 💙💛
THANK YOU!! We had amazing participation during the PIE IN THE FACE loose change contest. Now we wait…the winner will be announced during tomorrow’s pep rally. Which new teacher will take a pie in the face?
We had a visit from Benny the Bobcat, Captains of Benton’s fall sports teams and our cheerleaders. They came to talk to the students about the importance of being respectful on and off the field. We love Homecoming week!
Stop in the office if you want to purchase a temporary Bobcat tattoo!
It was a great Country Music day at Atkins Elementary! Tomorrow- Rock -N- Roll!!