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The FBI issued a general awareness statement about information they received relating to a possible school shooting. There was a shooting threat for Kentucky on August 28th and for Arkansas on August 29th. The FBI could not confirm the source of the reporting party.

Benton Public Schools is not aware of any specific threat involving our school district. 

Benton administration will work closely with our SRO staff and other law enforcement agencies to monitor and take all threats seriously. As always, the safety and security of Benton students and faculty are priority.  --Dr. Mike Skelton, Superintendent

BMS winners of the Poets Roundtable of Arkansas 2019 Sybil Nash Student Poetry contest are:

2nd HM - Bella Crowe- "A Good Book Can Get You Thinking"
1HM - Addison Glaze - "Lost Memories"
3rd Place - Makayla Blankenship - "The Story of My Life"
2nd Place - Mackenzie Burt - "Goodbye Letter"

These winners are also invited to attend the Poet's Roundtable of Arkansas Dr. Lily Peters Spring Celebration to read their poems and receive their prizes. Congratulations!

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