Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Benton Board to Meet on January 17, 2018

The Benton Community Board of Education will meet on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 for the regular monthly meeting.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room at Central Office starting at 7:00 p.m.   Below is a tentative agenda for the 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. SPRING ACTIVITY PAYMENT APPROVAL

6. SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT REPORTS

7. ADMINISTRATOR REPORT

8. PERSONNEL

   A. RESIGNATIONS

   B. RECOMMENDATIONS

9. BOARD POLICY

10. SCHOOL BUS BID SPECIFICATION APPROVAL

11. SET PUBLIC HEARING DATE ON SCHOOL CALENDAR

12. COOPERATIVE STUDENT TEACHING AGREEMENT

13. UPCOMING EVENTS

14. ADJOURN

Monday, January 15, 2018

Bobcat Activities Week of January 15-20, 2018

Below are the Bobcat varsity and other special events scheduled for the week of January 15-20, 2018.

Monday, January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    NO SCHOOL - PK-12 PD Day
    Speech Large Group WAMAC Festival   HOME

Tuesday, January 16:
    Girls Basketball vs. CCA    HOME
    Boys Basketball at CCA

Wednesday, January 17:
    Regular School Board Meeting    7:00 p.m.

Thursday, January 18:
    Wrestling Double Dual at Williamsburg

Friday, January 19:
    Girls Basketball at Independence
    Boys Basketball vs. Independence   HOME
 
Saturday, January 20:
    5-6 Grade Honor Band at Marion
    Robotics League Championship at Marion
    Speech District Large Group Competition
    Wrestling Tournament at East Marshall
    Girls Basketball at Union   3:30
    Boys Basketball at Union  4:30


Friday, January 12, 2018

Be Faithful in Small Things



Have a great Bobcat Friday and Weekend!

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Benton to Host WAMAC West Large Group Speech Contest

Benton Community High School will be the site for the WAMAC West Large Group Speech Contest on Monday, January 15th.  The competition will begin at 4:30 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend and support speech students in the WAMAC.  Schools participating in the event include: CPU, CC-A, Independence, Marion, South Tama, Vinton-Shellsburg, Williamsburg, and the Benton Community Speech Team.  

Please consider attending and learning more about the speech program and to cheer on many talented young people.  Iowa is recognized as a leader in providing outstanding high school speech activity opportunities for students. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

You Can't Fall If You Don't Climb



Have a great Bobcat Day!

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Benton Community Professional Development Dates in January 2018

This is a reminder that Benton Community will have the following professional development dates during the month of January 2018.  Please mark these on your calendar and plan accordingly. 


Wednesday, January 10:
    1:00 p.m. Dismiss for PK-12 Building Level PD
 
Monday, January 15: (Martin Luther King Day)
    NO SCHOOL - PK-12 District Level PD


Wednesday, January 24th:
   1:00 p.m. Dismiss for PK-12 Building Level PD

Monday, January 8, 2018

Bobcat Activities Week of January 8-13, 2018

Below are the Bobcat varsity and other special events scheduled for the week of January 8-13, 2018.

Monday, January 8:
    Benton Community PTO at Norway Elem Center   6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, January 9:
    Boys Basketball vs. Vinton-Shellsburg    HOME
    Girls Basketball at Vinton-Shellsburg

Wednesday, January 10:
    PK-12 PD    1:00 p.m. Dismiss

Thursday, January 11:
    Wrestling Dual vs. Independence    HOME

Friday, January 12:
    End of 1st Semester at MS/HS
    Boys Basketball at South Tama
    Girls Basketball vs. South Tama   HOME

Saturday, January 13;
    Wrestling Invitational at Marion
    Boys Basketball vs. CPU at U.S. Cellular Center   1:45 p.m.
    Winter Formal Dance    8-11 p.m.