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 . . .
What if you woke up one morning with polar bear hair (it would keep you really warm on a cold winter day), an anaconda snake tongue (you would be able to smell even if you had a stuffy nose) and mountain goat hooves (you wouldn’t slip . . .
How does a liquid change to a solid? That is the questions the first graders went hunting for the answer to during thier lessons on matter. They first learned the three states of matter, solid, liquid, and gas and then did some . . .
Bennet fourth-graders have been learning about various components of agriculture this year through the Ag in the Classroom Program. They have learned that agriculture involves raising crops and maintaining equipment used on the farm . . .
The 3 rd grade class has earned Keyboarding Certificates for completing and passing all of their beginning level Keyboarding lessons. These lessons take most of the year. Each lesson introduces a new key on the keyboard and gives them . . .
First grade went to Spring Creek Prairie for their field trip this year. The Audubon Society has a great education center and educators who lead the students through exploration of wetlands, grasslands, prairie study and wildlife. . . .
In our outdoor classroom, the first graders had the pleasure of meeting Jane Kuhl from the Tecumseh NRD. Jane talked with the kids about the important role trees play in our environment. They discussed the proper places to . . .
Third grade students enjoyed a beautiful morning celebrating Earth Day and learning some history of our community. Students picked up trash around town and along the way made a pit stop to learn about the Bennet . . .
This year for the 2014-15 Bennet Elementary Caring Team Project we selected a wonderful fundraiser. We wanted to help our families from the Palmyra/Bennet/Douglas area. We chose the Bennet Backpack program for . . .
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October 13-17th Bennet Elementary "Took a Stand Against Bullying" and participated in a Classroom Theme Day to prevent bullying. KDG: Put your back to Bullying (backwards Day) 1st Grade: Put Bullying . . .