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Prepping Our Seniors For What Awaits Them... This year’s senior class is comprised of a fabulous group of individuals.  Already, they have one quarter completed of what has become a crazy, fast-paced senior . . .

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Flexible Seating

  Due to the construction of the new building being completed, the Special Education department has gained another classroom for a total of three rooms. The addition of the classroom has given the SpEd department space for . . .

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6th Grade Student Council

6th Grade Student Council   This year Bennet Elementary is happy to announce our new 6 th grade Student Council members. This is the second year Bennet has had student council. The 6 th grade Student Council is . . .

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Homecoming Photos - Via Yearbook Classes

Students have been busy taking photos.  Enjoy these and remember that Yearbooks will go on sale in April for the 2018-19 school year.  If your students is interested in joining yearbook for the school year, please contact Ms. Gill . . .

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Learning To Describe

It Can Be Fun.

We recently wrapped up a fun chapter in Spanish I, focusing on adjective usage in Spanish.  While some may thing grammar can be boring it can certainly be made to be more fun.  Students established two goals during the . . .

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District OR1 Physical Education

District OR-1 Jr & Sr High Physical Education   District OR-1 Jr & Sr High Physical Education classes are given semester tests to assess student’s health and fitness levels.  These tests use a complete . . .

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1st Grade Apple Tasting

First Grade Apple Tasting Party Apples in the attic, Apples in the hall. Apples in the summer, Apples in the fall. Apples make you healthy, Apples make you tall. I will eat . . .

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Helping Hands

There are almost seven thousand children in Nebraska that are in the foster care system. These children are . . .

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Tower Gardens

  Thanks to Monsanto and Mr. Malone at PHS, Bennet Elementary students are benefiting from and experiencing tower gardens in the classroom.  Through a grant written by Mr. Malone, the school received funding to purchase . . .

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4 B's of Bennet

Be Be Be Responsible, Be Be Be Respectful, Be Be Be Safe, Be An Active Learner!  This is the phrase students chant to remind themselves of the 4 B’s of Bennet Elementary.  But, do students know what falls under each of . . .

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4th Grade Engineers

4 th grade Engineers! For the past two weeks, the 4 th graders have been learning the Steps of the Scientific Method in Science class.  To demonstrate this method in action, each group designed and constructed a bridge . . .

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2018 PHS Homecoming Royalty

Congratulations to the following students on being elected to the 2018 homecoming royalty court. (F-L)Macy Reynoldson, Abbie Frazee, and Marissa Waltke. (B-L) Koby Dillon, Sam Fitzpatrick, and Ty Hays.

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Olson Contribution to Fund Joint Village and School Facilities

District OR1 is proud to announce it has been chosen to receive an Olson Foundation grant of 5.4 Million dollars.  This donation will fully fund construction of a joint project for the village of Palmyra and School District . . .

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SMILE.....AMAZON.COM

Support Foundation for Knowledge by purchasing from Amazon.com

Support the Foundation for Knowledge by making one simple switch.  Go to SMILE.AMAZON.COM instead of the regular Amazon.com site.  You can log in with your credentials and set Foundation for Knowledge District OR-1 as your . . .

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Kickoff Time Changed to 4:00 p.m.

Due to the forecast for potential heavy rain and thunderstorms along with the possibility of game delays due to lightning the Kickoff time with JCC has been moved up to 4:00 p.m. at Palmyra High School.  Parent’s night . . .

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Parent-Teachers Conferences

The administration and faculty of District OR1 wish to remind you of scheduled parent-teacher conferences to be held in each building today, September 19 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Additionally, we invite you to complete a . . .

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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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Rooms at Bennet Elementary are Coming Along Quite Well!

Check out the 360 degree pictures of the new Bennet rooms.  Click on a picture below.  Facebook will allow you to then drag whichever way you want to look.... Go Panthers!  

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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, . . .

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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 . . .

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Halloween Pictures of Bennet Elementary

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In the attached gallery are 13 pictures from Halloween.  I took them at a different angle and Wal-Mart does not auto-rotate. :-( Sorry!  Those pictures, and 80 others are available by clicking the below link. If you'd like, you . . .

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PHS Drama Presents: Stone Soup

Tuesday, November 8th

Stone Soup, by Paul Thain ...on Tuesday, November 8 th  in the PHS gymnasium.   6:30-7 p.m. – ($5 admission)   Join us after you vote for this allegory of modern society, derived from an . . .

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Preparing for Success

1 st Lt. Tanya Steward speaks to Palmyra High School Sophomore Class. “How many of you have plans for when you have completed high school?” Thus began the presentation by US Army 1 st Lieutenant Tanya Steward, a . . .

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Cheer Camp

See if YOUR Panther Cheerleader is in the Slideshows

Bennet Elementary Delayed Start

District OR-1 Parents: Due to construction delays and final building preparations, the opening of Bennet Elementary will be delayed until  Wednesday, August 17  pending final approval for occupancy by the State Fire . . .

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​Palmyra High School Music and Drama departments present..

Disney's Beauty and the Beast March 31st & April 1st at 7:00 pm, and April 3rd at 3:00 pm Admission $3.00 per person at the door. No activity passes accept ed. Homemade pie served . . .

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Honor Roll and Perfect Attendance

1st Semester High Honor Roll         12th Grade   9th Grade Matthew Davis-Kovarik Anya . . .

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Activities Canceled for Monday, December 28

Due to unfavorable predicted weather conditions, all school-related practices and activities will be cancelled for Monday, December 28.  Decisions for Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s activities, including the basketball tournament . . .

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Palmyra Ag Classes attend Nebraska Farm Power Show

Palmyra Ag students attended the Nebraska Power Farm Show, Dec. 9 at the Lancaster Event Center. It is the 2nd largest indoor Farm Show in the United States with over 2500 exhibitors from 23 states and Canada .  Students were able to . . .

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Late Start for Monday, November 30

10:00 a.m. start for classes...One-Acts Postponed until Tuesday

Due to inclement weather there will be a 10:00 a.m. start for classes.  All morning athletic practices and activities, school sponsored breakfasts, pre-school, and the Bennet Rec. program have been cancelled.  Busses will run . . .

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Ag in the Classroom

    According to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Nebraska’s farms and ranches utilize over 45 million acres, or about 92% of the state’s total land area. During 2013, Nebraska had almost 50,000 farms . . .

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Bennet Halloween Parade

View and Order Your Prints from Wal-Mart

Click on the below link to see the Bennet Pictures from Wal-Mart.  You can order with just a couple clicks. . . .

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Safety Alert!

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office Investigating Stranger

An incident occurred this morning as a stranger approached a Bennet Elementary student and offered an unsolicited ride to school.  The student refused the ride and continued to the elementary school in Bennet, where local administration . . .

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Homecoming Pictures

Click the below link to see, edit, or print pictures of the Homecoming week. http://photos2.walmart.com/walmart/thumbnailshare/AlbumID=15944960004/a=5124543_5124543/otsc=SHR/otsi=SALBlink/COBRAND_NAME=walmart/

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PantherGEAR

Order Your Supporting Gear HERE

Order your Panther Gear by sending a note with attached payment to your school office by September 29. DOWNLOAD THE CATALOG BY CLICKING HERE GO PANTHERS!

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2015 Graduation

Congratulations Graduates! Download graduation pictures by clicking on the following link: http://photos1.walmart.com/walmart/thumbnailshare/AlbumID=15162650003/a=4224117_4224117/otsc=SHR/otsi=SALBlink/COBRAND_NAME=walmart/ . . .

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Prom, 2015

Prom pictures are available at WalMart.com.   CLICK HERE to view, download, or purchase prints...You can also upload your pictures to share!  

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Download or Print Pictures of "Almost, Maine"

There are 87 pictures on the Wal-Mart.com site. You, too, can share your pictures there.

  This is of the Play on 4-1-2015 "Almost, Maine".  I'd like to share my Walmart photos with you. Once you have checked out my photos you can order prints and upload your own photos to share.  . . .

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PHS Theatre Presents: "Almost, Maine"

7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 31st

   Welcome to Almost, Maine, a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States—it’s almost in Canada. And it almost doesn’t exist. Because its residents never got around to getting . . .

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Family Reading Night

On Thursday, March 5th the Bennet Boosters Hosted A Family Reading Night.  Families enjoyed soup and cinnamon rolls and the opportunity to read books together for AR testing.  Thank you Boosters for this Fabulous Fun . . .

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Bennet Speaker Teaches Strategies

Bullying is NOT an Option

On Wednesday, February 18th former Husker and Teammate DeMoine Adams spoke to Bennet Elementary students on how it takes teamwork to stop unkind behaviors and how to “Be A Hero.” H ELP anyone who . . .

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Palmyra FFA Blood Drive March 12, 1-6 pm.

One donor can save three lives so give the donation that keeps on giving. The Palmyra FFA Blood drive is an annual fall and spring community service project. Donations also contribute to the Annual scholarship given to Palmyra High School . . .

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