October is National Principals Month, and the Benton School District recognized all of the District's outstanding principals and assistant principals. It is through their hard work, dedication, and commitment that our students and staff are able to excel in many ways. With their leadership and high expectations, our schools have achieved very high levels of success both academically and through extracurricular activities. We are so appreciative to these men and women for the roles that they play in helping our students, staff, and district to be among the best in the state.
Benton High School
Benton Junior High School
Benton Middle School
Angie Grant Elementary School
Caldwell Elementary School
Howard Perrin Elementary School
Ringgold Elementary School
BHS students selected their homecoming court this week, and the royalty was announced to the student body during a pep assembly today. The 2018 Homecoming Queen is Abby Penn. Senior maids are Rylie Davis, Jade Dorman, Shelby Lynch, and Katie Morrow. Junior maids are Kirsten Garner, Morgan Gray, Hannah Labee, and Jamariah Peters. Sophomore maids are Sarah Callahan and Katie Strickland. Congratulations to all!
The safety of the fans and students is our top priority at any Benton School District event. As part of the district security plan to improve fan safety, all fans will now be subject to screening prior to entering the stadium.
These screenings include:
Prohibited Items include:
Tips for Fans
For more information, contact:
Benton High School students auditioned February 2nd in Jonesboro, AR, to be selected to the Arkansas All-State Choir. Students were judged by a panel of five judges in solo competition and by two additional judges in sight reading. This honor is the highest for solo singers in the state. Congratulations to the following students:
Alex Horn, 1st chair - Mixed Choir
Anakin Bumgardner, Mixed Choir
JonDavid Person, Mixed Choir
Raylen Hall, Female Chorus
Caitlyn Wright, alternate
Kevin Wright, Male Chorus
Danielle Thompson, Female Chorus
Jesse Kneisler, Male Chorus
Veronica West, Female Chorus
Director: Angela White
Benton Junior High Quiz Bowl team recently competed in state and regional competitions. They placed 2nd in region and 2nd in their side of the state bracket. Team members are Hank Herzfeld, Perry Lewis, Andrew Pierce, Tyler Lawrence, Ali Grace Villines, Bobbie Barnes, Erin Brasher, Emma Cavaneau, Emma Dudley, Kinsey Garofalo, Abby Grace Wilson. Congratulations to this team and Coach Sarah Armstrong!
These BHS students auditioned and were selected to be a part of the ASBOA All-State Band, the highest honor in our state.
Jon David Person - All State Mixed Choir, Jazz Band, and Concert Band
Jesse Delacruz - All State Concert Band
Kolton McAllister - All State Concert Band
Director: Tricia Moffett