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School Calendars

Click on the link below for calendar. 2017-18 Adopted Calendar 2016-2017 Adopted Calendar -------------------- R-School Activities Calendar : This Calendar is Mr. Hoeft's OFFICIAL ACTIVITIES CALENDAR.

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Bennet Cares!

Students Work to Save Animals

6 th Grade Caring Project By Drew Moyer and Slade Lamp (6 th grade students)   The 6 th grade from Bennet Elementary is doing a fundraiser from Monday, February 13 th to Monday, February 24 th to help the new expansion of the Lincoln Children’s Zoo. In order to make this possible the District OR 1 students will be collecting money and organizing bake sales to donate money for this matter. The bake sales will . . .

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Kindergarten News

The Kindergartners were busy little people in December.  Before winter break we read, counted, and crafted our way through our own version of the 12 Days of Christmas.      

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First Graders Have a Dream, Too

Leader, courageous, loving, father, preacher and hero were a few of the words first graders used to describe Martin Luther King Jr. They came up with this list after hearing stories about him and listening to his “I have a dream” speech.  The literature used to introduce Martin to the children included books by his daughter and niece, and by several historians.  These books talked about his non-violent approach . . .

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High Five a First Grader

One of the Nebraska State standards for first graders is to know 136 high frequency words by the end of the year.  The list consists of 15 review words from kindergarten, 104 words directly taught in first grade and 17 words (days of the week, a few number words and some miscellaneous words) that are not directly taught but can be found in the literature and daily activities in first grade.  Students and parents are given the . . .

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Spanish II: Real World Language Usage

Communication is the most important part.

As S panish I students, we take the time to study foods, food groups and healthy living habits.  As students progress into Spanish II, we take the time to discuss vocabulary for ordering and requesting what we need when one is hungry, thirsty, cold or hot when eating at home or at a restaurant. We also discuss manners in regards to setting a table and cultural manners that may vary from country to country.  We often forget . . .

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Welding Shop Recieves Donated Welder from James Waltke

James Waltke of Trade Center Automotive had a great surprise for the Welding Shop at District OR1 Schools in Palmyra. James donated a Miller 150 Mig welder complete with cart, bottle and some extra wire. The welder had been used at his shop for jobs and is in excellent condition. Thank you to James and Trade Center Automotive for their generous donation.

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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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Safe and Sound...

Time Capsule and Historical Marker are Both Safe

Two important Bennet artifacts are safe and sound amidst the hustle and bustle of current Bennet activities.  Although the time capsule will not be opened for another decade or so, it found sancuary in the closets of Bennet Elementary during the 2016 remodel and addition of the elementary campus. Current plans are to once again bury the capsule after the Spring thaw.   Also safe is the historical marker honoring . . .

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District OR1 Weekly News

  District OR1 News Bennet Pre-School Palmyra High School Bennet Elementary School         February 24 February 17, 2017 February 9th, 2017 February 3 January 27 January 20 January 13th, 2017 . . .

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