Thursday, October 19, 2017

Bobcat Football Finale on Friday

The Bobcat Football team will host county and WAMAC rival Vinton-Shellsburg on the gridiron on Friday evening in the final game of the fall season.  The evening will include an opportunity to thank parents and seniors for their contributions to the activities program at Benton Community.  It will also provide fans with an opportunity to hear and watch the Marching Bobcats in their final performance.  Please consider spending an evening at Bobcat Stadium supporting our students.  Go Bobcats!!

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

One Step at a Time



Have a great Bobcat Day!


Tournament Time

The Lady Bobcat Volleyball team will host South Tama in a first round regional game on Wednesday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m.  The Bobcat Cross Country teams will be traveling to Solon on Thursday afternoon for the state qualifying meet.  Best wishes to the volleyball and cross country teams in tournament action.  

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

HS Marching Band and Vocal Music Concert

The Marching Bobcats and the Vocal Music Department will be providing their Fall Concert this evening in the MS/HS Auditorium starting at 7:00 p.m.  The Benton Band Boosters are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner before the Fall Concert from 5:00 until 6:30 p.m.  It will feature Zio Johno's Spaghetti and bread along with salad, dessert, and drink.  Please consider an evening meal and musical entertainment at Benton Community tonight!

Monday, October 16, 2017

Bobcat Activities - Week of October 16-21, 2017

Below are the Bobcat varsity and other special events scheduled for the week of October 16-21, 2017.


Monday, October 16:
    Regular Board Meeting 7:00 p.m.


Tuesday, October 17:
    Instrumental and Vocal Music Fall Concert 7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 18:
    PK-12 Professional Development 1:00 p.m. Dismiss
    Volleyball Regional Tournament - Benton vs. South Tama 7:00 p.m. HOME


Thursday, October 19:
    Cross Country District Meet at Solon 4:00 p.m.


Friday, October 20:
    Football vs. Vinton-Shellsburg HOME


Saturday, October 21:
    All State Music Auditions at Independence

Friday, October 13, 2017

Nothing is I'mpossible



Have a great Bobcat Friday and Weekend!

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Benton Community Board of Education to Meet on October 16th

The Benton Community Board of Education will hold their regular monthly meeting on Monday, October 16th starting at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting is on Monday to avoid a conflict with a first round volleyball tournament game hosted by Benton Community on Wednesday, October 18th starting at 7:00 p.m.  Below is a tentative agenda for the October meeting:


TENTATIVE AGENDA                   
                                                                                                                                                      
1.            CALL TO ORDER                                                                                                          
2.            DELEGATIONS, COMMUNICATIONS, CONSIDERATION OF                                                            
               ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR THE AGENDA / OPEN FORUM
3.            APPROVAL OF AGENDA                                                                                             
4.            APPROVAL OF MINUTES                                                                                           
5.            BUSINESS SERVICES                                                                                                   
               A.           WARRANTS 
               B.           FINANCIAL REPORTS
C.               OFFICIALS – WINTER SPORTS

6.            2009 SALES TAX BOND REFINANCING UPDATE                                                   

7.            ALLOWABLE GROWTH AND SUPPLEMENTAL AID                                               
               – FY17 SPECIAL EDUCATION DEFICIT

8.            ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS                                                                                     

9.            SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORT                                                                          
                                                                                                                                        
10.         PERSONNEL                                                                                                                
               A.           RESIGNATIONS
B.               RECOMMENDATIONS

11.         BOARD POLICY                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                                                  
12.         DISTRICT INFRASTRUCTURE                                                                             
  
13.         UPCOMING EVENTS                                                                                                  
               IASB CONVENTION PLANS

14.         ADJOURN