Monday, April 24, 2017

Bobcat Activities Week of April 24-29, 2017

Below are the Bobcat varsity and other special events scheduled for the week of April 24-29, 2017.

Monday, April 24:
    Girls Golf vs. South Tama at Tara Hills
    Boys Golf at Williamsburg
    Girls Soccer vs. Vinton-Shellsburg   HOME
    Thespian Banquet at the VH Community Center   6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, April 25:
    Boys Soccer at CPU
    Girls Track at Vinton-Shellsburg
    Boys Track at South Tama
    Girls Soccer vs. CPU    HOME
Wednesday, April 26:
    HS Concert Band and Jazz Band Concert   7:00 p.m.

Thursday, April 27:
    Girls Golf vs. Williamsburg at Tara Hills CC
    Boys Track at Vinton-Shellsburg
    Girls Track at Marion
    Boys Soccer vs. Mid-Prairie  HOME
Friday, April 28:
    Girls Soccer vs Independence   HOME
    Boys Soccer at Independence
Saturday, April 29:
    Kennedy 5 Season Elem Honor Band 
    Drake/Adventureland HS Concert Band Competition

Friday, April 21, 2017

The Corners of Your Mouth

Have a great Bobcat Weekend!

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Benton Communication Team Meets

The Benton Community School Improvement Advisory Committee (Benton Communication Team) held their final meeting of the school year on Monday, April 17th.  The school district wishes to extend gratitude to the students, parents, staff, and community members serving the district in this leadership capacity.  

The following topics were discussed at the meeting:

  • Legislative update and changes to PK-12 Education
  • Personnel and leadership update for the school district for 2017-18
  • Department of Education Graduation Rate and Dropout Rate report
  • Teacher Leadership update for 2016-17 and looking ahead to 2017-18
  • Early Literacy Summer Program 2017
In addition the committee participated in an activity and discussion addressing positive aspects of being a Bobcat as well as areas for continued growth.  This information will also be shared with the Board of Education.  Thanks again to district stakeholders participating on the advisory committee for the school district!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Celebrate Benton Robotics

On Friday, April 21st the school district will celebrate the Benton Robotics team qualifying for the Worlds Championships! The Tachyon’s 5153 have advanced to the robotic World Championships in St. Louis Missouri.  Please consider supporting this team by attending a free will donation dinner at the school from 4-7 p.m. on Friday. There will be a Robot Demonstration in the gym starting at 6:30 p.m. 

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

PK-6 PD and 7-12 Parent Teacher Conferences on Wednesday

This is a reminder that classes will be dismissed at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19th for PK-6 professional development and 7-12 parent-teacher conferences from 2:00-7:30 p.m.  In addition,  a representative from The Eastern Iowa Science and Engineering Fair will be presenting a 10-15 minute informational session at 5:30, 6:00, 6:30 and 7:00 in the MS/HS Student Center for any 7-12 students and parents interested in learning more about this learning opportunity.

Monday, April 17, 2017

Bobcat Activities Week of April 17-22, 2017

Below are the Bobcat varsity and other special events scheduled for the week of April 17-22, 2017.

Monday, April 17:
   Girls Golf at CPU
   Boys Golf vs. CPU at Tara Hills CC
   Girls Track at Hudson
Tuesday, April 18:
   Boys Track at CPU
   Girls Soccer at CC-A
   Boys Soccer vs. CCA   HOME

Wednesday, April 19:
   PK-12 Professional Dev  1:00 p.m. Dismiss
   7-12 P/T Conferences 2:00-7:30 p.m.
   College Planning Night at MS/HS Aud   5:30 p.m.
   Financial Aid Night at MS/HS Aud    6:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 20:
   Girls Golf vs. Vinton-Shellsburg at Tara Hills CC
   Boys Golf at Vinton-Shellsburg
   Boys Middle School Bobcat Relays   4:15 p.m.
   Girls Track at Washington HS
   Boys Track at Denver HS

Friday, April 21:
   Boys Golf at Union
   Girls Golf at Union
   Girls Middle School Bobcat Relays  4:15 p.m.
   Boys Soccer at Vinton-Shellsburg

Saturday, April 22:
   Freestyle Wrestling Tournament at MS/HS Gym  8:00-3:00
   Girls Bobcat Golf Invitational at Tara Hills  8:30 a.m.
   Big Band Dance at MS/HS Student Center  6:00 p.m.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Dream a New Dream

Have a great Bobcat Weekend!