Parents: All students in onsite attendance today will receive a breakfast and lunch for tomorrow. If they attend onsite tomorrow, they will still have the option to receive a tray for lunch.
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
Click here if you need help accessing your child's Home Access Center (HAC)! Thank you, Mrs. Tanner! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uffDETLzlQY
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.
What a great start to the year! We are SO happy to have students back with us! Tomorrow is a virtual learning day for ALL students. There will be NO STUDENTS ON-SITE. We will be deep cleaning our building. Please have your student(s) check Google Classroom. Parent assignment: make sure you have signed up for Class Dojo and joined your child's class. Can't wait to see you back on campus on Thursday (last names A-M) or Friday (N-Z)!
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
Welcome back, Caldwell! We are so excited to be here! Don't forget to send a water bottle and a mask (or 2). Also, send an extra set of clothes for the younger students just in case. We are excited to see students with last names beginning with A-M Monday morning starting at 7:20. Kiss your babies in the car before sending them in. There will be no parents or visitors allowed inside. We promise to take good care of them! We will begin dismissal at 2:50. See you soon!
**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
We are so excited for your kiddos to be here soon!! 🤗 This is an updated CAR RIDER map. Please note: K and 1st grade car riders will be picked up DOWNSTAIRS. Older siblings will join them there so there is only one pickup spot for those families. There will not be any parent walk ups this year. MORNING DROPOFF: K-1 students may still be dropped off upstairs beginning at 7:20.
Click here for more information about our Open House events! https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vQ614S4DZ6svx3_JZ96l14C9dWvWuDvEg-rA3l86UAvaOn1tRzwIc1iuTJovLc8TWrAEza1clDaXrw3/pub?start=true&loop=true&delayms=5000
First Grade Families: Here is the link to order program DVDs if you would like to. https://www.gscottmedia.com/caldwell.htm
Don’t forget to get your child registered for Kindergarten! Use the link below. Registration for other grades coming soon! https://registration.powerschool.com/family/gosnap.aspx?action=23423&culture=en
STUDENTS: Want to work on coding? Click here : https://sites.google.com/bentonschools.org/bentoncoding/home
Please click the link below to access a digital copy of AMI work for April 20-May 8. Notice there is a quick journal assignment and a math and literacy lesson. Everything else is OPTIONAL! 😬 These short lessons should be fun times to spend together in addition to learning. Soak up every moment with your babies for us! We miss them SO much!! 💔🥰 If you have questions, please contact your child’s teacher. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1C6-ffYq0iSLBaJ-xpxNVQYdmr_9Pdcux8whsNALk4eY/edit?usp=sharing
Updated link for online AMI Packet access: https://docs.google.com/document/d/13vs7tzQKtrJ6rv5fWc0O45e5g9-WC8mXcRBJWsZdtwA/edit Sorry for the confusion!
Remember today is AMI Packet Pick-up day for KINDERGARTEN AND 1ST GRADES! Everyone else will be tomorrow. If you need the online link, please find that here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VQ28EZ8EdQH1dlw6JLHsT9sgw6Lt8fD5VKHv4Pz0RuY/edit?usp=sharing
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.
ICYMI: Benton Elementary P.E. coach gets emotional as her kids prepare for marathon Benton Elementary P.E. coach gets emotional as her kids prepare for marathon A group of 40 Caldwell Elementary students have trained for hours to have their moment at the Little Rockers marathon Saturday morning. https://www.thv11.com/mobile/article/news/education/benton-elementary-pe-coach-gets-emotional-as-her-kids-prepare-for-marathon/91-af496a4c-e92a-4a5b-8fd0-7565f6d9f511
Check out this week's Caldwell Connection for news, menu, and a few funnies! https://youtu.be/f9jkUDDvnHQ
We are SO excited to announce that we have been selected as a Capturing Kids' Hearts National Showcase School nominee for the SECOND year in a row! Thank you to our students, parents, staff, district, community, and the Flippen Group for all your love and support in this process.