Mr. Goodrich’s sixth grade class has been dabbling with different types of poetry. Our latest adventure involved studying Japanese haiku and trying our hand at creating our own works. A . . .
Today Bennet Elementary celebrated World Kindness Day! Each classroom participated in an activity with another grade level to spread kindness!
Palmyra FFA Land Judging Team Placed 2nd at the State Land Judging Contest in Wahoo Nebraska. Lilly Calkins led the team placing 2nd high individual along with Kaleb Kempkes, Daniel Frey and Briley Luff. They will compete in . . .
Veteran’s Day Luncheon Bennet Elementary would like to invite Veterans of District OR 1 families to join us for lunch on Monday, November 12 th , from 11:00-12:15. Lunch will be served at 11:15 with . . .
4 th Graders Learn From the Past The 4 th grade classes will spend the year learning about Nebraska’s past, but what better way to start off the . . .
This year the high school life skills class was very fortunate to gain a new curriculum called Unique Learning Systems. The program was created by N2Y (News-2-You) a company that produces a weekly, online newspaper adapted for students with . . .
Bennet Elementary Kindergarten Field Trip On October 17, the Kindergarten classes from Bennet Elementary spent half of their day at Roca Berry Farm. Students and parent volunteers enjoyed the many . . .
Prepping Our Seniors For What Awaits Them... This year’s senior class is comprised of a fabulous group of individuals. Already, they have one quarter completed of what has become a crazy, fast-paced senior . . .
6th Grade Student Council This year Bennet Elementary is happy to announce our new 6 th grade Student Council members. This is the second year Bennet has had student council. The 6 th grade Student Council is . . .
First Grade Apple Tasting Party Apples in the attic, Apples in the hall. Apples in the summer, Apples in the fall. Apples make you healthy, Apples make you tall. I will eat . . .
There are almost seven thousand children in Nebraska that are in the foster care system. These children are . . .
Thanks to Monsanto and Mr. Malone at PHS, Bennet Elementary students are benefiting from and experiencing tower gardens in the classroom. Through a grant written by Mr. Malone, the school received funding to purchase . . .
Be Be Be Responsible, Be Be Be Respectful, Be Be Be Safe, Be An Active Learner! This is the phrase students chant to remind themselves of the 4 B’s of Bennet Elementary. But, do students know what falls under each of . . .
4 th grade Engineers! For the past two weeks, the 4 th graders have been learning the Steps of the Scientific Method in Science class. To demonstrate this method in action, each group designed and constructed a bridge . . .
District OR1 is proud to announce it has been chosen to receive an Olson Foundation grant of 5.4 Million dollars. This donation will fully fund construction of a joint project for the village of Palmyra and School District . . .
Support Foundation for Knowledge by purchasing from Amazon.com
Support the Foundation for Knowledge by making one simple switch. Go to SMILE.AMAZON.COM instead of the regular Amazon.com site. You can log in with your credentials and set Foundation for Knowledge District OR-1 as your . . .
Due to the forecast for potential heavy rain and thunderstorms along with the possibility of game delays due to lightning the Kickoff time with JCC has been moved up to 4:00 p.m. at Palmyra High School. Parent’s night . . .
The administration and faculty of District OR1 wish to remind you of scheduled parent-teacher conferences to be held in each building today, September 19 from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Additionally, we invite you to complete a . . .
The walls are coming down as the 1930's building will be replaced with fine arts programs and a competition gymnasium. .
Check out the 360 degree pictures of the new Bennet rooms. Click on a picture below. Facebook will allow you to then drag whichever way you want to look.... Go Panthers!
Emergency calls are supported with text messages
Do you receive informational and emergency calls from District OR1 Schools? If the answer is yes, you can also receive support text messages from each call. By opting-in to SchoolMessenger, important information about events, . . .
Time Capsule and Historical Marker are Both Safe
Two important Bennet artifacts are safe and sound amidst the hustle and bustle of current Bennet activities. Although the time capsule will not be opened for another decade or so, it found sancuary in the closets of Bennet . . .
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In the attached gallery are 13 pictures from Halloween. I took them at a different angle and Wal-Mart does not auto-rotate. :-( Sorry! Those pictures, and 80 others are available by clicking the below link. If you'd like, you . . .
Tuesday, November 8th
Stone Soup, by Paul Thain ...on Tuesday, November 8 th in the PHS gymnasium. 6:30-7 p.m. – ($5 admission) Join us after you vote for this allegory of modern society, derived from an . . .
1 st Lt. Tanya Steward speaks to Palmyra High School Sophomore Class. “How many of you have plans for when you have completed high school?” Thus began the presentation by US Army 1 st Lieutenant Tanya Steward, a . . .
District OR-1 Parents: Due to construction delays and final building preparations, the opening of Bennet Elementary will be delayed until Wednesday, August 17 pending final approval for occupancy by the State Fire . . .
Disney's Beauty and the Beast March 31st & April 1st at 7:00 pm, and April 3rd at 3:00 pm Admission $3.00 per person at the door. No activity passes accept ed. Homemade pie served . . .
1st Semester High Honor Roll 12th Grade 9th Grade Matthew Davis-Kovarik Anya . . .
Due to unfavorable predicted weather conditions, all school-related practices and activities will be cancelled for Monday, December 28. Decisions for Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s activities, including the basketball tournament . . .
Palmyra Ag students attended the Nebraska Power Farm Show, Dec. 9 at the Lancaster Event Center. It is the 2nd largest indoor Farm Show in the United States with over 2500 exhibitors from 23 states and Canada . Students were able to . . .
10:00 a.m. start for classes...One-Acts Postponed until Tuesday
Due to inclement weather there will be a 10:00 a.m. start for classes. All morning athletic practices and activities, school sponsored breakfasts, pre-school, and the Bennet Rec. program have been cancelled. Busses will run . . .
According to the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, Nebraska’s farms and ranches utilize over 45 million acres, or about 92% of the state’s total land area. During 2013, Nebraska had almost 50,000 farms . . .
View and Order Your Prints from Wal-Mart
Click on the below link to see the Bennet Pictures from Wal-Mart. You can order with just a couple clicks. . . .
Lancaster County Sheriff's Office Investigating Stranger
An incident occurred this morning as a stranger approached a Bennet Elementary student and offered an unsolicited ride to school. The student refused the ride and continued to the elementary school in Bennet, where local administration . . .
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Order Your Supporting Gear HERE
Order your Panther Gear by sending a note with attached payment to your school office by September 29. DOWNLOAD THE CATALOG BY CLICKING HERE GO PANTHERS!
Congratulations Graduates! Download graduation pictures by clicking on the following link: http://photos1.walmart.com/walmart/thumbnailshare/AlbumID=15162650003/a=4224117_4224117/otsc=SHR/otsi=SALBlink/COBRAND_NAME=walmart/ . . .
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This is of the Play on 4-1-2015 "Almost, Maine". I'd like to share my Walmart photos with you. Once you have checked out my photos you can order prints and upload your own photos to share. . . .
7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 31st
Welcome to Almost, Maine, a town that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States—it’s almost in Canada. And it almost doesn’t exist. Because its residents never got around to getting . . .
On Thursday, March 5th the Bennet Boosters Hosted A Family Reading Night. Families enjoyed soup and cinnamon rolls and the opportunity to read books together for AR testing. Thank you Boosters for this Fabulous Fun . . .
Bullying is NOT an Option
On Wednesday, February 18th former Husker and Teammate DeMoine Adams spoke to Bennet Elementary students on how it takes teamwork to stop unkind behaviors and how to “Be A Hero.” H ELP anyone who . . .
One donor can save three lives so give the donation that keeps on giving. The Palmyra FFA Blood drive is an annual fall and spring community service project. Donations also contribute to the Annual scholarship given to Palmyra High School . . .