• Arts Family Engagement Activities

    Posted by Wilma Brightharp on 11/12/2015

    High Museum Offering Free Admission

    Fulton County Free Saturdays

    Fulton County residents and Bank of America cardholders can enjoy a special first Saturday of the month with FREE admission to the Museum. 

    Walk-up admission is free for Fulton County, Georgia, residents on the first Saturday of each month! Tickets are subject to availability. Acceptable I.D. includes valid driver's license, utility bill or student I.D. from a Fulton County school. 

    Major funding is provided by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

    Museo de High Entrada Gratuita

    Los residents de Fulton y patros de Bank of America pueden a gustar una especial dia en el sabado primero del meso con entrada gratuita.

    Necesita licencia para conducir, utilidad bill o escuela identificación de Fulton.

    Mayor parte de la financiación proporcionada por Fulton County Board of Commissioners.

    Fulton County

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  • Benteen Students Wrap Up Atlanta Botanical Gardens Program Participation 2015

    Posted by Wilma Brightharp on 11/2/2015

     

    For four days of the week, for four weeks, select Benteen students participated in a special science enrichment camp in association with the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.

    The students attended under the guidance of Benteen After-School teacher, Ms. Robinson. Mrs. Boren of the Atlanta Botanical Gardens lead instruction in various science studies including activities and studies of animals such as birds and fish. The students also enjoyed garden tours. Healthy snacks and transportation were provided as well.

    Congratulations to our Benteen students for representing our school!

    BES Botanical Garden Participants

     

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  • Fall Festival 2015

    Posted by Wilma Brightharp on 10/26/2015

    Fall Festival 2015

    A Benteen Family Enjoys the Fall Festival 2015/ Una

    Familia de Benteen Diverterse El Festivo Otona 2015

    The Fall Festival

    On October 24, 2015, Benteen Elementary School worked with Passion City Church of Atlanta to present the Fall Festival. Students, parents, teachers, administrators, and school staff as well as community officials and local business partners attended.

    The students enjoyed many activities including a moon walker, music, and arts activities.

    Also, the festival included many types of foods. Fall festival favorites including hot dogs, nachos, cotton candy, and snow cones were enjoyed.

     

    El Festivo de Otono

    En 24 octubre 2015, Benteen primaria trabajo con la iglesia Cuidad de Pasion de Atlanta para el Festivo de Otono. Estudiantes, padres, maestros, directors, personal de la escuela, oficials de la communidad de la escuela, y personas de las empresas asisten.

    Los estudiantes tenian diversion con muchas actividades incluyeron una luna rebota, musica, y actividades de artes.

    Tambien, el dia incluyeron muchas tipas de comidas. Festivo de Otono comidas populares como perros calientes, nachos, algodon de azucar, y helado muy deliciosos disfrutaron.

     

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  • National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Posted by Wilma Brightharp on 10/13/2015

    Abuela

     

    Benteen Elementary School’s Parent Center Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Through Literacy

     

    Please stop by the Parent Center to pick up a copy of the reading list for families.

    Here’s an excerpt:

     

     

    About This Book

    Flying around Manhattan Island, somersaulting in midair, resting in the sky on a chair-shaped cloud... Rosalba and her grandmother, her abuela, are having an extraordinary adventure. How do they manage this exhilarating travel that started in the park? On Rosalba's marvelous imagination.

    The story is narrated in English and sprinkled with Spanish phrases.

    Sobre este libro

    Vuelo alrededor de la isla de Manhattan, despedazándose en el aire, descansando en el cielo en una nube en forma de silla... Rosalba y su abuela, su abuela, están teniendo una aventura extraordinaria. ¿Cómo logran este emocionante viaje que comenzó en el Parque? De imaginación maravilloso de Rosalba.

    La historia es narrada en inglés y salpicada de frases españolas.

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  • Sharing From Your Pantry or Cupboard

    Posted by Shakira Hightower on 9/11/2015

       BTFE

     

    Get Clipping for Box Tops

    Are you finishing up the last of your box of granola bars or wheat flakes cereal?  Think twice before throwing awya the container.  It may have box tops!

    Box tops are on dozens of products. Simply cut them from the packages. Send the box tops with your child to school.  Each box top brought in means 10 cents toward educational resources.

     

     

      Food Bank

     

    Benteen Elementary, Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta Community Food Bank Team Up Against Hunger

    Benteen has been selected to participate in the 2015 FalCan Food Drive School Challenge presented by Publix Supermarkets!

    All canned goods and/or non-perishable items collected will benefit the Atlanta Community Food Bank.

    Canned goods and non-perishable items will be collected from September 14 - October 30, 2015 ONLY.

    Some of the most helpful items include whole wheat pasta, brown rice, whole grain cereals, and dry beans.

    Special mystery treats will be given to the class that donates the most.  Stay posted and bring your canned goods and non-perishable items in today!

    Most Helpful Items:

     

    • Canned Vegetables
    • Canned or Dried Fruit
    • Canned Peas/Lentils (Low Sodium)
    • Canned Tuna, Chicken, Salmon in Water
    • Whole Wheat Pasta/Flour
    • Brown rice
    • Whole Grain Cereal
    • Plain Oatmeal
    • Shelf-Stable Milk
    • Natural Peanut Butter
    • 100% Fruit and/or Vegetable Juice
    • Olive/Canola Oil (Plastic Containers Only)
    • Diapers
    • Toiletries

     

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  • Benteen Gives

    Posted by Shakira Hightower on 9/1/2015

    Although Benteen Elementary School welcomed parents for its annual Benteen Gives event formally on Friday, August 28, 2015, there are a variety of clothing items available until Wednesday, September 2, 2015.

    The event allowed parents to “shop” for donated school uniforms and other clothing items at no cost. Moms and Dads were even afforded opportunities to select a variety of donated items for themselves including dresses, suits, shoes, and accessories.

    The event was a great success and featured refreshments donated by Benteen community partner, Kroger supermarket located at 1160 Moreland Avenue, S.E. in Atlanta.

    Please be sure to call Miss Hightower in the Parent Center at (404) 802-7318 or the school’s main office at (404) 802-7300 for more information.

     
    (1)          Benteen Da

    Aunque Benteen escuela dio la bienvenida a los padres para su evento anual de Benteen da formalmente en viernes, 28 de agosto de 2015, se dispone de una gran variedad de prendas de vestir hasta Miércoles, 02 de septiembre de 2015.

    El evento permitió los padres a "shop" para la donación de uniformes y otras prendas sin costo. Mamás y papás que incluso fueron brinda oportunidades para seleccionar una variedad de artículos donados por ellos mismos como vestidos, trajes, zapatos y accesorios.

    El evento fue un gran éxito y contó con refrigerio donado por el socio de la comunidad de Benteen, supermercado Kroger situado a 1160 Moreland Avenue, S.E. en Atlanta.

    Por favor, asegúrese de llamar a Miss Hightower en el centro de padres: (404) 802-7318 u oficina principal de la escuela al (404) 802-7300 para obtener más información.

    Aunque Benteen escuela dio la bienvenida a los padres para su evento anual de Benteen da formalmente en viernes, 28 de agosto de 2015, se dispone de una gran variedad de prendas de vestir hasta Miércoles, 02 de septiembre de 2015.

     

    El evento permitió los padres a "shop" para la donación de uniformes y otras prendas sin costo. Mamás y papás que incluso fueron brinda oportunidades para seleccionar una variedad de artículos donados por ellos mismos como vestidos, trajes, zapatos y accesorios. 

     

    El evento fue un gran éxito y contó con refrigerio donado por el socio de la comunidad de Benteen, supermercado Kroger situado a 1160 Moreland Avenue, S.E. en Atlanta.

     

    Por favor, asegúrese de llamar a Miss Hightower en el centro de padres: (404) 802-7318 u oficina principal de la escuela al (404) 802-7300 para obtener más información.

     

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  • Welcome to the Benteen Parent Center

    Posted by Shakira Hightower on 8/24/2015

    African American Family

    On August 5, 2015--the first day of the 2015-2016 school year--Benteen Elementary School's Parent Center was open and ready to serve.

     

    The Benteen Parent Center (BPC) is open from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., Monday through Friday.


    Various resources are available. Please stop by to check out our books on parenting or a variety of academic topics and subjects. You can even help your child complete a project with such center supplies as crayons, markers, paper, scissors, and glue.


    Computers, a telephone, and printer are also available for parents to assist themselves and their children.


    The new BPC Parent Liaison is Miss Shakira Hightower. Miss Hightower previously served Benteen as it's Early Learning Assistant for its pre-Kindergarten class. 

     

    Please visit the BPC today to become more involved in Benteen's efforts toward your child's scholastic success!

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    El 5 de agosto 2015 - el primer día del año escolar 2015-2016 - Centro de Padres de la Escuela Primaria Benteen estaba abierto y listo para servir.

     

    El Padre Benteen Center (BPC) está abierto desde las 8 am hasta las 3 pm, de lunes a viernes.

     

    Varios recursos están disponibles. Por favor pase por ver nuestros libros sobre crianza de los hijos o una variedad de temas académicos y materias. Incluso puede ayudar a su hijo a completar un proyecto con dichos suministros centro como crayones, marcadores, papel, tijeras y pegamento.

     

    Ordenadores, teléfono, e impresora también están disponibles para que los padres ayuden a sí mismos ya sus hijos.

     

    El nuevo enlace de Padres BPC es la señorita Shakira Hightower. Srta Hightower se desempeñó anteriormente Benteen ya que es temprano Asistente de Aprendizaje para su clase de pre-kindergarten.

     

    Por favor visite el BPC hoy a involucrarse más en los esfuerzos de Benteen hacia el éxito escolar de su hijo!

     

     

    Two African American Boys with Computer

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nOhZ6U5yaXA

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X78--E2oKEA

     

     

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