To purchase tickets for the PIAA Division 1A Final between Benton and Northeast Bradford on Friday, May 26, 2023 go to https://piaad4.net/tickets/ Come out to support the Tigers as they go for their second consecutive district championship!
A big THANK YOU to our donors for all the donations they made to help our 2023 Benton/Millville Life Skills Picnic.
There was a video circulating on social media with a student threatening the school. The State Police were notified and after their investigation it was determined that there is not a credible threat to any students. The student who made the post will not be in school tomorrow. We would like to thank the students and parents who notified the school and police about the situation.
Free athletics physicals for students in grades 6-11 will take place on June 1st and 2nd at the Benton High School from noon until 2pm. All paperwork must be filled out online at www.healthyroster.com. Directions for filling out the form can be found at www.bentonsd.org then by clicking on the Menu in the upper right, then clicking on the link for Athletics Physicals. If you take your child to your family physician instead of receiving the free physicals, you must fill out the paperwork online but print and take the CIPPE Section 6 document for your physician to complete. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Join us this Wednesday at 7pm in the High School Auditorium for the 5th & 6th Grade "Great Beginnings" Band and Chorus Concert. Band members report at 6:30. Chorus members report at 6:45. Admission is free for everyone.
This morning there was a minor bus accident on the way into school, but all students on the bus were checked by nursing staff when they arrived at the school. No students were injured and were able to return to class.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Read-a-Thon and winners that completed their Families in Reading Month calendar. Read-a-Thon winners are as follows: 1st place- Violet Hakanson (Kindle Fire) 2nd place- Maylia Kay (3-D Pen) 3rd place- Ryan Bogert ($20.00 Amazon Gift Card) The homeroom that raised the most money was Mrs. Funck's class. They earned a pizza party for collecting $520.75. The read-a-thon raised a total of $1,735.00 for the Christmas Friends Program. Families in Reading Month Calendar winners include: Nolan Good (bike) Adelyn Howell (bike) Special thanks to the Benton VFW for a bike donation. All participants received a free book from the Benton Elementary PTC.
Join us this Wednesday at 7pm for our 7th-12th grade Band and Chorus "Sounds of Spring" concert. Chorus and band members should report at 6 :30 in their concert black and white dress clothes. The concert begins at 7pm. Tickets are $3 at the door.
Order your Elementary yearbook now. You can order online at https://www.yearbookordercenter.com/ with the code 16901 or with the order form and check.
The theme for this year's May Day is "ELVIS". This year's May Day will start at 12:30 on May 24, 2023 with the opening of a time capsule that was created 25 years ago by the students, staff and retired principal Dennis Scheid and then the May Day program will begin at 1:00. If you were a staff member or a student 25 years ago feel, free to come to the program and watch former teacher Bill Pasukinis open the time capsule. The contents will then be on display during the rest of May Day and afterwards in the elementary gym from 2:00-3:00. Who knows Elvis may even make an appearance.
Bus 4 is running approximately 45 minutes behind schedule this morning.
BHS Drama Club Presents: Guys and Dolls March 24 and 25 at 7:00 and March 26 at 2:00. Tickets are $10 each and are available at www.bentonsd.org
The Benton Area School Board approved a change in the school calendar to make the last student day June 5, 2023. Dismissal is at 10:00 on June 5. June 6 & June 7 will now be Act80 days for faculty and staff only. Also, as a reminder, April 10 will be a school day as a snow makeup day.
Public Notice BENTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT School Board Director The Benton Area School District is seeking applicants for appointment to the Board of School Directors effective immediately. Applicants must be a qualified elector of the school district. Also, a resident of the Benton Area School District, specifically Region I (Benton Borough/Jackson Township). Applicants shall submit a resume, statement of qualifications, and reasons for seeking appointment. Deadline for applications is March 31, 2023, or until filled. Interested persons should apply, in writing, to Office of the Superintendent Benton Area School District 600 Green Acres Road Benton, PA 17814.
This is a reminder that there is no school on Friday, March 17, 2023. Monday, April 10, 2023 will be the snow makeup day that school will be in session.
There is a career expo taking place Thursday, March 23, 2023 from 5:30-8:00 at the Bloomsburg Middle & High Schools. Middle and High School students and families can learn about co-ops, internships, summer jobs and future career opportunities. You can register at https://bit.ly/3PLVWlk
There is a blood drive being held today, Wednesday, March 8th in the High School till 6:30pm. More openings are available after 3:00pm. Please enter through the doors by the gymnasium. We hope to see you there!
The Benton Area School District will be closed today, Tuesday, March 7, 2023. This will not be a flexible instruction day due to some power outages. The makeup day will be Monday, April 10, 2023.
The Benton Area School District will be on a two hour delay this morning, Tuesday, March 7, 2023.
Bus 2 is running approximately 15-20 minutes behind schedule this afternoon.