BJH Book Fair begins Friday September 17, 2021. Open from 7:30a-3:30p, cards and cash accepted.
FRIDAY NIGHT BHS FOOTBALL GAME INFORMATION: 1. Paid Parking 2. Enter on the East (Visitor) side of stadium. 3. Sit on the South East side of the 50 yard line. Both teams' fans will sit on visitor side. 4. Band, cheer, FB team will enter in the the South East corner (visitor) locker room side. Online Tickets Only: https://events.ticketspicket.com/agency/300b6299-0971-47c7-8f25-385f303c02a5
ICYMI: Shameka Christon hung up her jersey and is now a social worker in the Benton School District. She introduced Bright Futures, a program helping families in need. https://www.thv11.com/article/news/local/outreach/former-wnba-player-launches-program-benton/91-463a3020-edce-4e3b-ae0b-9ca195323632?fbclid=IwAR3kjtWfnCFrr3oUe6bm-cLDHQnJG5RYEsp6-wg4uMHZYgkekvKp8gLlDEQ
DUE TO HIGH TEMPS/HEAT INDEX, GOLF AND TENNIS WILL BE CANCELLED FOR AUGUST 24, 2021.
All tickets for the BHS Volleyball Game vs. Greenbriar can be purchased at this link. No tickets can be purchased with cash, online only. https://www.freshtix.com/events/greenbriar-vs-benton?utm_campaign=Freshtix&utm_medium=Freshtix&utm_source=Freshtix
DUE TO THE HEAT INDEX AND HIGH TEMPERATURES, ALL OUTDOOR ACTIVITES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED FOR AUGUST 23RD. This included the Tennis match scheduled for today against Sylvan Hills.
In 1 week Benton Panthers will be back in the classroom for the 2021-2022 school year. The School Board approved on Monday August 9th to purchase air purifiers for all classrooms in the district. With this purchase, students and staff will begin the year under the same guidelines as we ended the 2020-2021 school year. Masks will be optional for staff and students. We will continue to follow guidelines from the Arkansas Department of Health and Arkansas Department of Education.
THE BENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT BREAKFAST & LUNCH WILL BE SERVED TO ALL STUDENTS AT NO CHARGE DURING THE 2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR. It is not necessary to complete a meal application for free or reduced priced meals as the USDA has extended free meal benefits to all students at this time. For households who wish to complete a meal application, the link is here: ezmealapp.com.
To all parents/Guardians: Please remember all normal childhood immunizations are due; especially for those entering Kindergarten, Seventh grade and all students who are eleven and sixteen. A new exemption letter is required each year per state law for non-immunized students.
Students/Parents/Guardians/Staff: Benton School District will offer a COVID Vaccine Clinic on June 10, 2021, at Ringgold Elementary Gym starting at 4:00 PM for all students age 12 and up, their parents, and staff. Fill out the survey ONLY if you wish to receive vaccine on June 10th. We will be offering Dose 2 for any students or parents that received a vaccine during athletic physicals (5/18) or at Ringgold ESL night(5/20) at that time. Please fill out the survey to be added to the list. Pfizer Vaccine will be offered. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfSjAs5M4_dp2TRwgpsSgOm8tiEd4q2CEA7PbQQEc3nghwcHQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
Benton School District March 30, 2021 The Benton School District is committed to health and safety and has taken extensive steps to keep our staff and students healthy over the past year. Tuesday afternoon, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced he is lifting the statewide mask mandate. At this time, district leadership will take guidance from the AR Department of Education as this applies to schools. A more formal announcement regarding the position of the Benton School District will be coming soon.
**BENTON PANTHER WINDOW STICKERS** While they last! Come to the Benton Central Office for a window/car sticker to show your Panther Pride. 2 Options: 1. Sticks on outside of window 2. Sticks on inside (similar to oil change sticker)
Thursday 2/18 and Friday 2/19 will be Virtual Days for all students. Campus will be closed. Please check Google Classroom for assignments. Padres de familia, el jueves 18 de febrero y el viernes 19 de febrero son días virtuales. Se les pide hagan que sus estudiantes entren a Google Classroom y completar asignaturas.
Tuesday February 16th will be a Virtual Day for all students. Please make sure to check Google Classroom for assignments.
REMINDER: Monday, February 15th is a Virtual Day for all students. Campus will be closed. Have your student check their google classroom for assignments.
Benton Panthers LOVE to READ! Register for Benton School District’s book giveaway! Complete the registration form to enter. Drawing will be held February 16, 2021 There will be a winner in each of the following grade categories: A winner per grade level K-12 Winners will be notified at school and will receive their books at school. Entry form: https://forms.gle/AWqsZK5XnDVkkMjn9
**7th Annual Chili Cook-Off Silent Auction** We need your help! Due to COVID-19, the Benton School District’s Counseling Departments are holding a Silent Auction instead of the Chili Cook-Off. All proceeds are donated to Angie Grant, Caldwell, Howard Perrin, Ringgold, BMS, BJH, and BHS Counseling Departments for student services programs. https://bit.ly/39zXbQ6
Gifted and Talented Parent Referral Link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdlwSIJHLt7uIwxn7wBWSCF6lJ7L7OiF8dQp1k_3b8rqiPlUQ/viewform
The Gifted and Talented Program is now taking referrals for testing this spring. Please see the link below for more information. https://forms.gle/i3kcsPKRydyjoQRE6
The following link has the updated Google Classroom codes and teacher contact info for this semester. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HVJC4JuPGPnA3moCc4g4OT7Lev9CDNd7sShhnl0kSe4/edit
Parents/Guardians: Home Access Center (HAC) will be down from Dec. 20th -Dec. 28th for an upgrade.
Benton/Bryant Saline County Shootout tonight at Benton Arena. Girls 6:00 Boys 7:30 Only selling 150 Benton tickets at the door due to Covid Capacity Guidelines.
All missing assignments and late work are due no later than 3:00 on December 11th!
Benton Junior High School: Benton Junior High School will continue with Offsite Virtual Learning Instruction beginning tomorrow (November 17, 2020) due to COVID-19 Exposure. Students will return to in-classroom instruction on November 30th. This decision comes after consultation with the AR Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the AR Department of Health. Please visit the following link for the Virtual Learning Pivot Plan: https://bit.ly/BJHStudentVirtual
It's been a strange year....let it be documented! Get your BJHS 2020-2021 School Yearbook now! www.jostensyearbooks.com
Please watch the video at the following link for an important message from Principal Chad Pitts. Fridays are for onsite and virtual students that need help. https://youtu.be/hjiLIdl57pw
Benton Public Schools: Parents/Guardians, Benton Public Schools will be having Virtual Fridays beginning on October 16th. Please select the link below to learn more and provide us with information by Friday, October 9th. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/VirtualFriday
Picture day is Tuesday, 10/6. Pictures can be ordered from mylifetouch.com using the school code EVT8DBNVV. There is no make up day scheduled as of now.
Thanks to a USDA waiver, Benton Schools is proud to announce FREE meals for all students. Starting Tuesday, September 7, all Benton students can receive a breakfast and a lunch every day, at no cost. Virtual students may also receive this same benefit by signing up for meal pick up. This waiver is effective thru December 31, 2020. It is still very important to complete a free/reduced application. LINK TO SIGN UP FOR MEALS FOR VIRTUAL STUDENTS: https://bit.ly/32ThDYQ LINK TO APPLY FOR FREE/REDUCED LUNCH: https://bit.ly/351Tthw
**HOT SPOT APPLICATIONS OPEN** See link below----> Parents, If you do not have reliable internet for your child to do their schoolwork, you can apply for an internet device through the application below. Please note that devices are extremely limited. Because of this, we cannot guarantee that everyone who applies will receive a device. Per the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, priority is given to: • Students learning virtually due to a COVID-19 related health situation • Students who are economically disadvantaged (Free or Reduced School Lunches) • Students who are experiencing homelessness Padres de Familia Si no tiene Internet confiable para que su hijo haga sus tareas escolares, puede solicitar un modem de Internet a través de la aplicación a continuación. Tenga en cuenta que los modems de Internet son extremadamente limitados. Debido a esto, no podemos garantizar que todos los que soliciten recibirán un dispositivo. Según el Departamento de Educación Primaria y Secundaria, se da prioridad a: · Estudiantes que aprenden virtualmente debido a una situación de salud relacionada con COVID-19 · Estudiantes que se encuentran en desventaja económica (almuerzos escolares gratuitos o reducidos) · Estudiantes que se encuentran sin hogar Student Internet Application https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BPSStudentInternet2020
Hot Spot access points have been distributed to local churches and Big Red Stores. Students that need internet access can go to these locations with their school issued device, and automatically be connected to the hot spot. 620 Military Rd, 820 Edison Ave., 2908 Congo Rd., 1219 W. South St., 109 East Woodson Lateral Rd. (Hensley), 4720 US-67. First Baptist Church Benton, First Church of the Nazarene, Ten Mile Missionary Baptist Church, Holland Chapel, First Presbyterian, Trinity Baptist Church, Salem Methodist, Elect Temple, Gateway, Highland Heights.
A MESSAGE FROM YOUR PRINCIPAL, CHAD PITTS **Please watch for some important reminders for your students** https://youtu.be/zifIUk5rrSc
MEAL PICKUP LINK: Don't forget - meal pick up Tuesday Night- order deadline is today (Monday August 24th) at 6pm. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfoX7KsjCOERwdnXA3iItlzxx6lexVUiRUIBpjuJMNNkND66Q/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0
PICTURE DAY: This is the form for the first day of school pictures for BJH yearbook. All students Virtual AND In-Person need to fill this document out. https://forms.gle/QWdzGzvvSyKcbn2D6
**DRIVE-THRU MEAL INFORMATION FOR VIRTUAL STUDENTS** Benton School District Virtual Learners school meal order form. Please fill out the following form at the link below—-> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfoX7KsjCOERwdnXA3iItlzxx6lexVUiRUIBpjuJMNNkND66Q/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0
"Open House" looks a little different this year... Please use the following link to virtually tour the school and meet your teachers. https://bit.ly/34hLigN
IMPORTANT LINKS: Counseling Department Website https://sites.google.com/view/bjhcounselingoffice/home Schedule change links 8th Grade: https://forms.gle/kWrfj4AMUGFZunun9 9th Grade: https://forms.gle/xefiUfiPstAMj7hs9
8th grade girls basketball tryouts for the 2020-21 school year will be Wednesday, July 29 and Thursday, July 30 at the Arena from 11am-Noon. Must bring a current physical to tryout.
The link below contains all assignments for 4/29-5/5. ALL AMI assignments are due on 5/6/20. https://bit.ly/42920Assignments
Please continue to monitor your student's assignments to make sure they are completed. They are doing a great job! You are doing a great job! Hang in there! We appreciate everything you are doing to support BJH during this time.
Voting for 10th Grade Student Council will be held on Google Classroom in your English class. The link will be posted Monday and voting will end Thursday, April 30, at 3:30 p.m.
STUDENTS: Want to work on coding? Click here : https://sites.google.com/bentonschools.org/bentoncoding/home
The link below contains all assignments for 4/22-4/28. Assignments can be turned in electronically or in the drop box by 4/29. Please let us know if you need assistance. https://bit.ly/42220Assignments
Locker clean out is April 23rd. Stay in your car and we will bring the materials to you. See times below. 7:30 - #1-200 8:30 - #201-400 9:30 - #401-600 10:30 - #601-800 11:30 - #801-1,000 12:30 - #1,001-1,160 If you have any questions, please email email@example.com
The link below contains all assignments for 4/15-4/21. Assignments can be turned in electronically or in the drop box by 4/22. Let us know if you have any questions. https://bit.ly/41520Assignments
Save the date! Please see times below. 7:30 - #1-200 8:30 - #201-400 9:30 - #401-600 10:30 - #601-800 11:30 - #801-1,000 12:30 - #1,001-1,160 If you can’t make it during your designated time, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The link below contains all assignments for 4/8-4/14. Assignments can be turned in electronically or in the drop box by 4/15. Let us know if you have any questions. https://bit.ly/4720Assignments
If you need any materials, come by the junior high tomorrow from 7:30-11:30. Please stay in your car. We will bring everything to you. This includes packets, textbooks, calculators, etc. We want you to have everything you need!
Student Council Elections - If you are interested in running for Student Council representative or officer for next year for either 9th or 10th grade, please contact Mrs. Reisma at email@example.com by 3:00 on Wednesday, April 15th.
The link below contains all assignments for 3/30-4/1. Assignments can be turned in electronically or in the drop box by 4/8. Let us know if you have any questions. bit.ly/4120Assignments
The link below contains every staff members email address at BJH. Please let us know if we can help in any way! https://ww2.bentonschools.org/o/bjhs/staff
REMINDER: The Athletic Complex is CLOSED while the schools remain closed. That includes the track, please DO NOT jump the fence to access any part of the facility.
Stay Healthy Panthers, take care of yourselves!
BENTON SCHOOL DISTRICT: REMINDER-GRAB-&-GO Breakfast served from 8-10a at Angie Grant and Ringgold Elementary Schools for all students in BPS thanks to sponsors in the Benton community.
Current 9th Grade students are selecting courses for next year on Friday! All information can be found at the following link: http://bit.ly/2020CAPS
Current 8th Grade students are selecting courses for next year on Friday! Please talk to your student about their options. All information can be found at the following link: http://bit.ly/2020CAPS
Freshman girls won tonight! They will play in the conference tournament championship game tomorrow at 5 in Conway!
Students taking AP Classes in Fall 2020 should look into this camp to prepare for the demands of the college classes. All questions can go to Kristi Chumley at firstname.lastname@example.org
We started the registration process yesterday by talking to our students about course options. Please talk to your student about the different courses. All of the information can be found here: http://bit.ly/2020CAPS
Final chance to receive a personalized yearbook. Offer for ends January 31. See Mrs. Huereque (room 203) for details. If you question whether you have bought a yearbook, there is a poster in the 200 building for 8th grade and 300 building for 9th grade of students who have bought a yearbook.
The BJH Student Council Talent Show will be Friday, April 17! If you want to participate, you need to fill out a form and get a parent to sign consent. The form is available from Mrs. Reisma in Room 109 beginning Wednesday, January 22.
School is out on Monday, January 20th for MLK, Jr. Day