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Benton Weekly Update

  • Students of the Month March
  • Wednesday Period 6B
  • Coffee with the Administrators Tuesday 8am & 5pm
  • Yearbooks on Sale
  • Leadership/ASB Applications Due
  • 4-Day Week: 
  • Thursday is minimum day 9am-10:35, 20 minute classes
  • Wednesday Period 5B
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • 7th Grade Social Science
    • 8th Grade Science
  • Yearbooks on Sale
  • Women's History Month: Dancer/Choreographer Martha Graham
  • Wednesday Period 4A
  • Women's History Month: Sculptor Augusta Savage
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • Beginning Photography
    • Diversity Club
  • LMHS Try-out Registration
  • Send in Yearbook photos/Yearbooks on Sale!
  • Wednesday Period 3A
  • Women's History Month: Singer/Songwriter Carole King
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Band & Orchestra
    • NJAHS Creativity Camp
  • Black Bear Diner Dine-out Fundraiser
  • See's Candies Fundraiser
  • Flat Webster Contest Winners
  • LMHS Try-out Registration
  • Send in Yearbook photos/Yearbooks on Sale!
  • Wednesday Period 2A
  • Women's History Month: Entrepreneur/Artist/Designer Lilly Pulitzer
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • Stagecraft
    • 6th Grade Social Science
  • Flat Webster Contest
  • NJAHS Creativity Camp
  • LMHS Try-out Registration
  • Send in Yearbook photos/Yearbooks on Sale!
  • Superintendent Lopez's Schools Reopening Update
  • February Students of the Month
  • Coffee with the Principal
  • Parent Schoology Meeting
  • Flat Webster Contest
  • Spotlight on Learning ~ Video Productions
  • NJAHS Meeting
  • Wednesday Period 1A
  • Final week to submit 8th Grade Baby Pictures
  • Minimum Day Schedule
  • Wednesday Period 8B
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • Drama
    • Photography
  • PTSA Reflections Entries
  • Black History Month:
    • The Harlem Renaissance and
    • Photographer James VanDerZee
  • Chipotle Dine Out Fundraiser
  • Parent Schoology Meeting
  • Random Acts of Kindness Week
  • Black History Month Performing Artists
    • Black Violin
  • Spotlight on Fun!
    • Escape Room Challenge
  • Spotlight on Learning 
    • Diversity Club Black History Month Presentation
  • Monday Holiday
  • Tuesday A Day Schedule
  • Wednesday Period 7B
  • Upcoming: 
    • Parent Conferences 2/22-26
    • Chipotle Dine Out Fundraiser 2/24
  • 8th Grade Baby Pictures for Yearbook
  • Monday Lincoln Holiday
  • Black History Month Artist ~ Aretha Franklin
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Media Arts ~ Suns project on TV
  • Wednesday Period 6B
  • Applebee's Dine Out Fundraiser
  • Valentine Card Contest
  • 8th Grade Baby Pictures
  • February Wellness Calendar
 
 
  • Ballerina Misty Copeland
  • Students of the Month January
  • Visual & Performing Artists of the Month January
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Media Arts
    • Studio Art
  • Coffee with the Principal
  • Early College Program incoming 9th Graders
  • Progress Reports 
  • Awards Ceremony Info
  • NLMUSD Early College Program
  • Clubs for Students to join
  • Bitmoji School Tour
  • Wednesday Period 4A
  • 6th Graders, get your TDAP!
 
  • Clubs for Students to join
  • Bitmoji School Tour
  • Wednesday Period 3A
  • 6th Graders, get your TDAP!
  • Music Virtuoso Students
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Cartooning
  • Bitmoji School Tour
  • Parent Info Night w/Korean translation
  • Wednesday Period 2A
  • Tutoring Resumes
  • Cameras On policy 
  • Update Schoology Profile Pictures
 
  • December Students of the Month
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Studio Art
  • Wednesday Period 1A
  • Coffee with the Principal
  • Value of the Arts video link
  • Choose Benton video
  • Employees of the Year
  • Virtual Orientation
  • Choose Benton video
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Beginning Photography
    • 6th Grade Social Science
  • Wednesday Period 8B
  • Thursday Minimum Day Schedule
  • Tues. Coffee w/the Principal
  • PTSA Association Meeting
  • Tuesday Final Day $500 Discount East Coast Trip (7th Graders)
  • Virtual Orientation
  • LMHS Registration Link
  • Spotlight on Learning
    • Intermediate Chorus Performance
    • Music First Performance
  • Gingerbread House Contest
  • Counselor's Corner
  • Wednesday Period 7B
  • Nov. Students of the Month
  • Special Education Day
  • Native American Heritage: All Along the Watchtower video
  • Coffee w/Principal
  • Wednesday 6B
  • LMHS Virtual Orientation
  • Canned Food Drive
  • Native American Heritage: Artist Ma Pe Wi
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • Media Arts
    • 6th Grade Language Arts
  • Coffee w/Principal
  • Wednesday 5B
  • Geography Awareness Week
  • Parent Seminar: Coping With Teenagers/COVID
  • Superhero Monologue Auditions
  • Canned Food Drive
 
  • Native American Heritage: Potter Maria Martinez
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • 8th Grade Social Science/American Revolution
    • Studio Art
  • Weekly Wellness/Counseling Links
  • Coffee w/Principal
  • World Kindness Day
  • Veterans' Day
  • Superhero Monologue Auditions
  • Canned Food Drive
  • November Self-Care Calendar
  • Art Contests
  • Native American Heritage: Ballerina Maria Tallchief
  • Students of the Month October
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • Band & Orchestra
    • Studio Art
  • Wednesday 4A
  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest Winners
  • Superhero Monologue Auditions
  • Art Contests
  • Weekly Wellness/Counseling Links
  • Dia de los Muertos
  • Daylight Savings Time
  • Election Day
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • Beginning Drama
    • Art/Frida Kahlo
  • Wednesday 3A
  • Costume Contests
  • Art Contests
  • Distance Learning Schedule
 
  • Alternate Schedule all Week
  • Virtual Parent Conferences
  • Quarter 1 Band & Orchestra Virtuosi Students
  • Spotlight on Learning:
    • 6th Grade ELA
  • Family Webinar: Seesaw
  • Virtual College & Career Fair
  • Wednesday 2A
  • Make-Up Picture Day
  • Weekly Wellness
  • Costume Contest
  • Art Contests
 
 
  • Progress Reports Mailed Home
  • Join Benton PTSA
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • 7th Grade Social Science
  • Art Contests
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: America Ferrera
  • Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • East Coast Trip Meeting
  • Great Shake Out
  • Wednesday 1A
  • Weekly Wellness
  • Students of the Month September
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Lin Manuel Miranda
  • Coffee with the Administrators
  • Wednesday Period 8B
  • Art Contest
  • Join the Dance Club 
  • iReady Testing
  • Zoom Etiquette/Classroom Engagement
  • Students of the Month August
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Gustavo Dudamel
  • Spotlight on Learning:
    • AVID Classes
  • New Social Worker/Weekly Wellness
  • Coffee with the Administrator
  • Wednesday 7B
  • PTSA Meeting
  • Art Contests
  • Resources for coping with Distance Learning & COVID
    • Counseling Group
    • Virtual Calming Room
    • Individual & Group Counseling
    • Grief Group
  • Hispanic Heritage Month: Carlos Almaraz
  • Spotlight on Learning:
  • Studio Art
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Coffee with the Administrators
  • Wednesday 6B
  • Students of the Month August
 
  • Chan Chan music video
  • Constitution Day
  • Coffee with the Administrators
  • Wednesday 5B
  • Students of the Month August
  • Distance Learning Support
  • Zoom Etiquette
  • Benton Dance Club
  • Spotlight on Learning: 
    • 7th Grade Social Science
  • Attendance Criteria
  • Zoom Security
  • Notable events this week
  • Coffee with the Administrators
  • Wednesday 4A
  • Digital Citizens of the Week
  • Join the Dance Club
  • Pick up PE Clothes, Books, Instruments, ID Cards/Pictures
  • Schedule Review
  • Wednesday 3A
  • Digital Citizens of the Week
  • Join the Dance Club
  • Coffee with the Administrators
  • BTSN Details
  • Coffee with the Administrators Tuesdays
  • Distance Learning Schedule Review
  • Wednesday 2A
  • Attendance Criteria
  • Book/Materials Distribution Information
  • Parent Portal
  • Zoom Etiquette
  • Instrument Tune Up/Repair Wednesday 2-3
  • Teachers of the Week
  • Join the Benton PTSA
  • Watchwords: Patience, Grace, Flexibility
  • Coffee with the Principal Tuesdays
  • Schoology Usernames & Passwords
  • Zoom Expectations
  • Join the Benton PTSA
  • Distance Learning Support Resources
  • Wednesday Period 1A