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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

When Mrs. Jones took a bad fall on the playground, her entire class jumped in to help.  While some ran to get the school nurse, office staff, and teachers, others stayed behind with her until she was able to get up and walk inside.  These students showed bravery, responsibility, and compassion at such an important time.

Archer Ambort                       Harper Griffin
Will Ashley                             Jonathan Dunlap
Colson Hentschel                    Layla Waddle
Sophie Barnard                      Ayden O'Neal
Marley Mears                          Ryder Robertson
Linny Harrison                        Korie Holiman
Beckett Moore                        Abigail Smart
Selah Stevens                        Riley White
Olivia Rook                             Austin Spadaro
Brody Finkbeiner                     Eva Harklau

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