Monday, September 24, 2018

Bobcat Activities Week of September 24-29

Below are the Bobcat varsity and other special events scheduled for the week of September 24-29, 2018.

Tuesday, September 25:
    Cross Country Invitational at Jesup Golf and CC
    Volleyball at Williamsburg HS

Friday, September 28:
    Football vs. Nevada     Bobcat Stadium

Saturday, September 29:
    Marching Band 5 Seasons Competition at Kingston Stadium
    Volleyball Tournament at Prairie HS


    
    

Friday, September 21, 2018

Advice from a Sunflower



Have a great Bobcat Friday and Weekend!

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Impact of Positive Relationships



Have a great Bobcat Day!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Benton Communication Team Information for 2018-19


The Benton Communication Team serves as the school improvement advisory committee (SIAC) for the school district.  Committee representation on the BC Team includes teachers, administrators, GWAEA staff, parents, students, and other interested patrons.  The first meeting will be on Wednesday, October 10th at the Central Administration Office Board Room starting at 7:00 p.m.  

The primary goal and work of the district advisory committee is in providing insight to the comprehensive school improvement plan for Benton Community and to monitor and provide feedback on student achievement goals.    Other topic areas include district needs assessment, curriculum, instruction, and assessment, professional development, school calendar, and attendance center/PTO reports. 

The school district is very interested in expanding parental representation on the committee this school year.  This is a great opportunity to participate in a process impacting the education of our students.  Please contact Gary Zittergruen at Central Office (228-8701 Ext. 501) or email at gzittergruen@benton.k12.ia.us  if you are interested in joining the district advisory committee.


Benton Communication Team Meeting Dates for 2018-19:
Wednesday     October 10, 2018
Wednesday     January 9, 2019
Wednesday     April 17, 2019

Meetings will be held at the Central Administration Board Room starting at 7:00 p.m. unless otherwise notified.  

Leadership is an Education



Have a great Bobcat Day!


Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Be the Type of Person You Want to Meet



Have a great Bobcat Day!


Benton Community Board of Education - September 19, 2018

The Benton Community Board of Education will hold their Annual Meeting of the Board on Wednesday, September 19th starting at 7:00 p.m.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the Central Administration Office.  Below is the tentative agenda for the board meeting.



TIME:                  7:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 19, 2018
PLACE:                CENTRAL ADMINISTRATION OFFICE BOARD ROOM
                              304 1ST STREET, VAN HORNE, IA 52346
                                                                                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                                                                    
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.     AFFIDAVITS OF DEPOSITORY BANKS FOR FY 2018
D.     APPROVE FISCAL 2018 CLOSE OF FINANCIAL REPORTS
E.     ALLOWABLE GROWTH AND SUPPLEMENTAL AID-
FY18 SPECIAL EDUCATION DEFICIT


6.   ELECTION OF PRESIDENT AND VP – OATH OF OFFICE                                                                           

7.  SET TIME, DATE AND PLACE OF REGULAR MEETINGS                                                                           

8.  ANNUAL MEETING ITEMS

A.  RESOLUTION – PAYMENT OF BILLS                                                                                                         
B.  RESOLUTION – CHECK SIGNATURE                                                                                                         
C.  RESOLUTION – NAMING OF DEPOSITORIES                                                                                       
D.  APPOINTMENT OF SECRETARY                                                                                                                
E.  ACCEPTANCE OF SECRETARY’S BOND                                                                                                    
F.  APPOINTMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT TREASURER                                                                              
G.   SALARY RECOMMENDATION-BOARD TREASURER                                                                         
H.   ACCEPTANCE OF TREASURER’S BOND                                                                                                 
                                       
 9.  SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT/STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT REPORT                                                                   

10.  ADMINISTRATIVE REPORTS                                                                                                            

11.  PERSONNEL:                                                                                                                                          
 A.  RESIGNATION(S) 
 B.  RECOMMENDATION(S)
 C.  CONTRACT MODIFICATIONS DUE TO EDUCATIONAL ADVANCEMENT
            
12.  BOARD POLICY                                                                                                                                
                   
13.  CASA AND APR PLAN APPROVAL                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                           
14.  FUNDRAISER REQUESTS APPROVAL                                                                                       

15.  FIELD TRIP REQUEST(S) APPROVAL                                                                                          

16.  IASB DELEGATE ASSEMBLY APPOINTMENT                                                                                              

17.  SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE APPOINTMENT                                                  

18.  UPCOMING EVENTS                                                                                                                       
  
19.  ADJOURN