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Miles and miles and miles ... of Smiles!
02/02/2018
Make sure to wear sunglasses! Smiles in the K-4 are big and bright. Miles for Smiles provided services for over 130 students.
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Big Night in the BGS Event Center!
02/01/2018
It was a big night in the BGS Event Center at the BGS Boys Basketball game on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
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Jump Rope for Heart-Hoops for Heart
01/31/2018
We're excited to kick off Jump Rope-Hoops for Heart! Fundraiser envelopes were sent home with your child.
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Super Blue Moon Total Eclipse 2018 ... Wow!
01/30/2018
The Blue Moon – second of two full moons in one calendar month – will pass through the Earth’s shadow on January 31, 2018, to give us a total lunar eclipse.
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TJ Fundraiser was Amazing
TJ Fundraiser a HUGE Success!
01/26/2018
Thank you to all involved in the Team Timothy Jr. Fundraiser. It was an amazing event and everyone should be very proud of the hard work, dedication, and generosity.
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Team Timothy t-shirt
#TJSTRONG Fundraiser at Thursday Boys Ballgame
01/24/2018
Please come Thursday and support not only our basketball players and cheer clinic dancers, but also this sweet boy and his family that are going through so much right now.
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School is Back in Session!
01/17/2018
School will be in session on Thursday, January 18th.
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No School, Boys Basketball and Cheer Camp Postponed
01/15/2018
Due to inclement weather, school will be closed on Tuesday, January 16th. Cheer Camp is postponed to the week of January 22nd. Details to come.
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School Closings
School Closed Due to Inclement Weather
01/11/2018
Due to inclement weather and deteriorating road conditions, Benton Grade School will be closed Friday, January 12, 2018.
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Basketball Game to be Dedicated to Team Timothy Jr. Fundraiser
01/10/2018
The BGS Boys Basketball game on Thursday, January 25th will be dedicated to Timothy, a second-grade student at Benton Grade School recently diagnosed with DIPG.
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BGS Positions Available
01/03/2018
Two positions are currently needed and open for application.
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Miles of Smiles is coming to BGS!
Miles of Smiles is coming to BGS!
12/18/2017
Sign-up your child for this FREE service. Miles of Smiles provides preventative dental services at no charge to BGS, the students or parents.
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W3D Letters of Thanksgiving
11/14/2017
Write a letter telling us why you’re thankful. Winners from each category receive a gift package for themselves and their family.
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2017 Coat and Food Drive
11/06/2017
The Benton Grade School K-4 2017 Annual Food & Coat Drive kicks off on November 7th and runs through November 17th.
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Parent Teacher Conferences
10/31/2017
Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 7th and Wednesday, November 8th from 3:30 p.m.—6:30 p.m. If you
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Patriot Pen Winners 2017
Patriot Pen Winners 2017
10/30/2017
6th Grade Winners: 1st place winner – Adriana Tonn, 2nd place winner – Brooklyn Frailey, and 3rd place winner – Jacie Minor
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Collins-Malkovich
Celebrating Collins & Malkovich
10/20/2017
A night to celebrate Benton icons - Doug Collins & John Malkovich
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Hoops and Film
09/22/2017
Join us as we dedicate the new Doug Collins and John Malkovich Event Center
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Early Dismissals Announcement
08/03/2017
We'll be running the early out schedule every day from August 16 through September 1
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Solar Eclipse
Solar Eclipse 2017 - No School
08/01/2017
We will be cancelling school on Monday, August 21st, Solar Eclipse Day.
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2017 Health Fair in New Event Center
03/31/2017
The Benton Grade School Nurse and Title 1 Committee will be hosting a Health Fair on April 06, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m
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BCHS Freshman Orientation
03/22/2017
Benton High School would like to invite all incoming ninth grade students and their parents to an orientation on Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm.
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Book Fair
Book Fair Parent Volunteers Needed
02/28/2017
Book Fair previews begin Monday, March 27, 2017! Fair runs through April 11th!
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BGS student art
BGS Students in St.Louis Art Exhibition
02/28/2017
Four BGS Students to Have Work Included in St. Louis Art Exhibition
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School Crossing Crazy
Student Drop-off Safety
02/14/2017
In order to improve traffic flow around Benton Elementary School
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Accepting Applications for Vacant Board Seat
01/27/2017
The Benton CCSD 47 Board of Education is currently accepting applications to fill a vacant board seat.
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Kindergarten Screening
01/17/2017
The following dates have been set for Kindergarten Screening
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Miles of Smiles coming soon!
01/12/2017
Miles of Smiles will be coming to the school in February.
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Santa Shop is coming soon! Dec 6-9
12/01/2016
Santa Shop is a wonderful opportunity for students to shop for fun and inexpensive gifts for their family members and friends
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BGS student selected for IMEA Music Festival
11/15/2016
Meegan Deer, BGS 7th grade flute player, successfully auditioned for a spot in the band playing at the IMEA Music Festival.
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Music & Band News
10/26/2016
Congratulations to the Marching Junior Rangers for the 1st Place Finish at the Mt. Vernon Fall Festival Parade
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2016 Cross Country State Meet
10/21/2016
Way to RUN! Girls and Boys Cross Country!!
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Red Ribbon Week is next week
10/20/2016
Red Ribbon Week October 24 - 28, 2016
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Elks Hoop Shoot this Weekend!
10/18/2016
Elks National HOOP SHOOT Free Throw Contest
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Parent/Teacher Conferences coming up soon!
10/17/2016
2016-17 School Year Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Tuesday, November 8th and Wednesday, November 9th from 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
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2016 XC Conference
10/13/2016
Congratulations to the 2016 Girls Cross Country team - Conference Champs!!!
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Hearing & Vision Screenings
09/22/2016
Nurse Rock will be performing hearing and vision screenings for Kindergarten - 3rd grade, 8th grade, Special Ed. and new students.
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Congrats to Varsity Girls CC!
09/20/2016
Congrats to the Varsity girls cross country team for placing 2nd at the Salem Invitational Meet on Wednesday. They brought home a new trophy for our school!
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BGS Guardian Angel
09/06/2016
On Wednesday, August 31, the Benton Grade School students gathered together in front of the school anxiously awaiting for a very special person that would soon be exiting the building to join them.
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Meet the Teacher Night 2017
Meet the Teacher Night 2017
Back to school night at BGS! August 14th and 15th
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2016 BCHS Homecoming
BGS K-8 will be have early dismissal at 11:30 am on September 23, 2016 to observe BCHS Homecoming.
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