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Welcome to Bennett!
The Bennett Elementary staff, students, and parents welcome you!
Bennett is more than just a school. It is a community working together to generate growth and learning and provide strength and connection for our children, our families and each other.

 

HAPPENING THIS WEEK!!

 

BRIGHTSPACE

Parent Information Night

The Bellevue PTSA Council invites you to join us for the following parent education night.
 

BRIGHTSPACE - the NEW learning management platform where teachers provide course resources

 

Wednesday, October 22nd  at 6:30pm

Jubilee Reach Center, 14200 SE 13th Place, Bellevue, WA 98007 (link to map

 

This evening is designed to inform parents of Brightspace, the new web-based application that the district is using to instruct students. 

 

This informative evening will be to discuss:

  • Usage by staff

  • Usage by student/families

  • Questions and Answers

Eric Ferguson, Director of CTE and Instructional Technology for Bellevue School District, will provide a brief presentation for parents and answer questions regarding the learning management platform.  

 

Download the flyer here.

 

 


 

Bennett Annual Book Fair

 

Fall is here and it is time to Cozy Up with a Good Book!

Stop by the library and shop for a wide selection of children's books brought in from the University of Washington Book Store.

There is something for every age and reading level: bestsellers, popular titles, teacher recommendations, award winners and nominees, to name a few.

Money raised from the fair goes right back into books for the Bennett Libraries and classrooms.

Opportunities to stop by and shop are listed in the schedule below. 

Or visit the University Bookstore website from October 20-October 26 to make your purchases online.

 

Tuesday, October 21 & Thursday, October 23 

8:30am-9:00am

11:45am-12:45pm

3:00pm-4:00pm

 Wednesday, October 22

8:30am-9:00am

11:45am-2:00pm

6:00pm-8:00pm (Books Before Bedtime)

 Friday, October 24

8:30am-9:00am 

 

 

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For more school news, read the latest edition of the PTSA newsletter - the Friday Flyer


 

After School Programs

 Class Name

 Grades DayTimeCost Dates 

Art for Kids School

K - 3rd

4th - 5th

Tues

Tues

3:30pm-4:30pm

4:45pm-5:45pm 

$

9/16/14 - 12/16/14

Chess Club

 K - 5thWed1:05pm-2:05pm $

9/17/14 - 11/5/14

Spelling Bee Club

more info coming soon!

K - 5thTBD TBDFreeTBD

Kid Yoga

K - 5th Tues3:30pm-4:30pm $
9/23/14 - 10/28/14
&
11/4/14 - 12/9/14

Coding With Kids

2nd/3rd grade - full

4th/5th grade - full

2nd & 3rd

4th & 5th 

Thurs

Fri 

3:35pm-4:35pm $10/9/14 - 12/19/14 
 First Lego League Robotics Team 4th & 5th

Tues

or

Thurs

after school $Sept 2014 - Dec 2014
 Bennett Adult/Student Book Club4th & 5thThurs6:30pm-8:00pm Free 

6 times a year

click on link for specific dates 

 

 Before School Programs

 Class Name

Grades Day Time Cost Dates 

 Bennett Foreign Language Program

K - 5th

Mon & Wed

Tues & Thurs

8:05am-8:50am$10/4/14 - 5/28/15

 Choir

4th & 5th Fri 8:00am-8:45am Free 10/3/14 - May 2015 

Bennett Math Club

4th & 5th 

Fri 

8:00am-8:50amFreeStarts Mid-September
         

  

 

 Frequently Asked Questions

New to Bennett Elementary?  Read our FAQ document to find answers to some

 of the most frequently asked questions incoming families have.

 

 

Join the Bennett PTSA

Click on the link above to find out about the benefits

of PTSA membership 

 Volunteer positions for the 2014-15 School Year

Bennett has great volunteer opportunities!

Take a look at the list of Volunteer Opportunities! 

 

 

Show your school spirit!

Order Bennett Sweatshirts in youth and adult sizes via the printable order form.

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

2014-2015 school year

PTSA Board Meeting

7pm-8:30pm

Oct 21

(Tues)

Book Fair

Cozy Up to a Good Book

 Oct 21-24

(Tues-Fri)

BrightSpace - Parent Information Night

Jubilee Reach Center, 6:30pm

Oct 22

(Wed)

Family Literacy Night

Books Before Bedtime

6pm-8pm

Oct 22

(Wed)

Walkathon Awards Assembly

2:30pm-3:15pm

 Oct 24

(Fri)

Picture Day

Oct 30

(Thurs)

PTSA General Membership Meeting

7pm-8:30pm, Library

Guest Speakers from The Seattle Times

Nov 4

(Tues)

Veteran's Day

No School

 Nov 11

(Tues)

Thanksgiving Holiday

No School

 Nov 27 & 28

(Thurs-Fri)

Bennett Art Night

6:30pm-8pm

 Dec 10

(Wed)

 

Full 2014-15 Bennett Calendar 

 

2014-15 Bellevue School District Calendar
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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