Tickets can be purchased with Amy Eggert in the Activities office, by email at email@example.com or at 319-228-8701 ext 1357
MS Students: It's Socktober and the MS Student Council would like to collect socks for people in need. Please bring a pair of new socks to donate to the cause and receive a $.50 ticket for lunch extras from Student Council. First collection day is next Tuesday, October 26th in the morning or any time in Mrs. Donald's office.
Tonight is the last regular season home game for the Bobcats as we take on Dewitt. Fresh at 5, Varsity at 7:30. Special night at Bobcat Stadium as we honor all football, band, and cheerleading seniors before varsity game. Special shout out to these 15 that are leaving their mark!
Reminder: Picture retakes are tomorrow, Friday, October 22.
Cross Country meet tonight.
Next week October 25-29 will be a dead week in the weight room. There will be no morning or after school lifting for out of season athletes and no Bobcat Time lifting for in-season athletes. We will start the winter session the week of November 1st.
Dance Team Apparel has arrived and is ready to be picked up in the Activities Office.
Regional Volleyball Game: Our own Benton Bobcats will be hosting Grinnell TONIGHT for the first round of regional play. Let’s fill the gym tonight, to cheer on the volleyball team. Tickets must be purchased online and we will not be able to take cash at the door. Passes will NOT be accepted. Tickets are $6 per person and can be purchased using the following link. https://ia.varsitybound.com/sports/vb/2021-22/tickets
8th grade girls' basketball starts today in Atkins. Please ride the bus to Atkins Elementary after school. Practice will be until 5:30 and the shuttle will bring you back to Van Horne if you need to. We would love to have you out...come give it a try!
Benton Defeated Maquoketa on the road, Friday, Oct. 15 42-14 Benton closes the district season this Friday, Oct. 22, when they host DeWitt Central (5-2).
Picture Retakes are next Friday, October 22 for grades 7-12. If you missed the first time for pictures, please plan on getting your picture taken. If you had them taken the first time but are getting them retaken, make sure that you return the picture package that you received.
WaMaC tourney in Shellsburg Bobcats lost to West Delaware in their first match. Cats won against Vinton-Shellsburg in their second match.
Here are a few pictures of Varsity Boys, Varsity Girls, JV Boys and JV Girls Cross Country from last night. Photos curtesy of Randee Ricklefs.
Spanish Club will be hosting movie night Friday, Oct. 22nd in the IMC. We will be watching Coco. Movie starts during Bobcat Time and will end by 4:30pm. It is available to any student enrolled in Spanish first or second semester. 9th-10th grade please sign up during Bobcat Time. 11th-12th see either Mr. Malac or Mr. Liddle to sign up. Popcorn, candy, and drinks will be provided free of charge!
Benton Art Club and FCCLA will once again be hosting a Blood Drive with Impact Life (Formerly the Mississippi Regional Blood Center) here at the High School. The Drive will be held Thursday November 4th, from 8:30-1:30 in the IMC. In order to donate, you must be at least 16 years of age, by the date of the Drive, and weigh at least 110 lbs. Also, every Benton student needs a signed parent permission form, in order to donate. Art Club and FCCLA members will be signing people up during Lunch over the next couple weeks. If you have any questions see Mr. Patterson, Mrs. Fribley or talk to an Art Club or FCCLA member.
WaMaC Conference Thursday Oct. 14 Girls finished 7th with 187 an d Boys 8th with 214!
2021 Iowa High School Cross Country State Qualifying Meet Assignments. Class 3A: Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 AT SOLON - Benton Community!
MS Wrestling: there will be a MS wrestling meeting TODAY during Bobcat time. The meeting will be in Room 126, down in the shop.