Notes From The Principal

Dear Parents and Website Visitors:

Welcome to Benson Village School!  The school year 2015-16 is about to begin.  As always, I look forward to the students returning and the excitement of another year! The first PTCC (Parent Teacher Community Collaborative) is scheduled for August 31st at 6:00 pm.  We hope you can join us for the kickoff to events for this year.  Involvement on this committee is as much or as little as you can offer.  Stop by and see what is on tap for this year.

Deb Robbins, the face of BVS, has received a well-deserved promotion and has moved to central office.  We are lucky to have a familiar face to step into Deb’s shoes; Jeannine Bennett.   Other new staff joining us this year include Nicholle Nelson, teaching grades 2 and 3, and Laela LaRose, a new instructional assistant.  Welcome to all these new faces!

We hope you are looking forward to the new school year!  As always, feel free to give us a call if you don’t find what you need on this website or have a question.  We also welcome visitors, so feel free to call to set up a time to come by.

Back to School Night will be on August 25th from 6:00-7:00 pm. The first day of school will be on August 26th. If your child is in EEE and will be attending on Mon-Wed-Fri, they will also begin on August 26th. If your child is in EEE and will be attending on Tues.-Thurs. they will begin on August 27th. 

See you then!

 

Wellness Policy:  Benson Village School has a Wellness Policy that includes Physical Education, Physical Activity and School Nutrition.  The full policy may be viewed on our website or a hard copy can be obtained or viewed at the school.  We invite parents and community members to give input any time on this policy.  Contact the school for more details if you are interested. 

Engage NY Math: www.engageny.org

Smarter Balanced Assessment: www.smarterbalanced.org

Common Core State Standards: www.corestandards.org

Achieve the Core: www.achievethecore.org

National Parent Teachers Association: www.pta.org

Benson Students Continue Working on Walking Trail in a BIG Way!

Benson students were hard at work Friday June 5, 2015 on the community Walking Trail project that they started last year. Progress on the trail has been steady and the trail is looking better all the time. Here are a few photos of the students hard at work! Thank you to community members Bob St. Peter, John Wurzbacher, Luke Bartley, Lynn Fowler, Steven Stuart and Tracey Matteson for volunteering your time and energy in helping out with this ongoing project!  It was greatly appreciated!

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School Choice Information

Click here to read the School Choice Information Document

Labels For Education

The Labels for Education program is a school fund raising program designed with busy families in mind as an alternative to traditional fund raising. By saving and redeeming product UPCs and beverage/sauce caps from participating products schools can earn FREE educational merchandise, such as computers, software, sports equipment, musical instruments, library books and even a minivan. The school community can assist by saving UPCs and beverage/sauce caps from participating products and giving them to the school. The school redeems the points collected for FREE Educational Merchandise! For more information, visit Labels For Education Website

Click here to see our new Technology Page!


The purpose of Benson Village School is to provide a safe educational setting and quality educational services. Programs will be designed to support each student’s needs in order to assist them in reaching their full potential academically, socially, and emotionally. The teachers strive to build upon each student’s natural curiosity to become a self-motivated, life-long learner, who will be a contributing member of society.

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