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Construction Notes

Due to construction at Palmyra, enrollment forms are available for all grades Pre-K through 12 at Bennet Elementary school.

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Check out Board of Education Minutes

Updated Following Each Meeting

Keep informed on the works of the Board of Education.  Click the following link to read what's happening: http://www.districtor1.org/vnews/display.v/SEC/Board%20Of%20Education%7CBoard%20of%20Education%20Minutes   After you go to the above page, click the link within the page, as demonstrated by the picture below.  

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Bennet  Elementary will be hosting an Open House on  Thursday, August 10th  from  5:30-7:30 PM  for families to tour the school and meet their child's teacher for the upcoming school year. We hope to see you there! 

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Demolition Begins at Palmyra...

The walls are coming down as the 1930's building will be replaced with fine arts programs and a competition gymnasium. .  

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Rain or Shine Spring Creek Prairie Offers Fun and Exploration for 1st Graders

Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center is the best place for a field trip rain or shine!!  First Grade headed there on a cold, rainy day, Friday, April 28 th .  Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center educator Jason, the Bird Nerd, did an awesome job bringing the prairie indoors for the students to explore the woodlands, wetlands and mammals on the prairie.  The center has a great indoor classroom and visitor center that allowed . . .

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Bennet BackPack Program

Sustainability, Community Support & Thank You!

  Sustainability . That was the directive from Scott Young, director of the Food Bank of Lincoln, back in 2007 when we met to talk about starting a backpack program at Bennet Elementary.  He said if you start this make sure you are prepared to sustain it over time. For nearly ten years we have been providing backpacks of food for qualifying families at Bennet Elementary. Community support. The success of the . . .

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School Calendars

Click on the link below for calendar. 2017-2018 Adopted Calendar (Includes NSAA Changes) 2016-2017 Adopted Calendar -------------------- R-School Activities Calendar : This Calendar is Mr. Hoeft's OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES CALENDAR.

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Take Advantage of Text Messaging

Emergency calls are supported with text messages

Do you receive informational and emergency calls from District OR1 Schools?  If the answer is yes, you can also receive support text messages from each call.  By opting-in to SchoolMessenger, important information about events, school closings, safety alerts, and more will be delivered straight to your phone.  You can participate in this service by sending a text message of "YES" to our school's short code . . .

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