Thanks to the local Masons for their visit to Albion Elementary on Friday for our “Bikes For Books” Celebration! Students in all grades had the opportunity to read and earn a chance to win a bike. We appreciate the Masons for their kindness and for recognizing our Albion readers!
almost 2 years ago, Albion Elementary
Bikes For Books Winners and Masons
Albion Elementary School recognized and celebrated ten students in 4th, 5th, and 6th grade for their fantastic efforts with the "Future of Maine Bulldog Scholarship.” These students were rewarded with $100 to use toward their future aspirations. Keep reaching for your goals!
almost 2 years ago, Albion Elementary
Albion Winners
May 13-17th was the last week our Colby mentors visited their mentees here at Benton. The Colby Cares About Kids (CCAK) is a mentor program that encourages Colby students to reach into the local schools and volunteer as mentors. The students congratulate those mentors who are seniors graduating and wish the underclassmen a happy, safe summer vacation!
almost 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Visiting for the last time this year
On Thursday, May 9th, Benton Elementary School Science Club members listened to guest speaker, Dwight Gagnon, share about the alewives and Alewife Festival (May 18th). Mr. Gagnon came back to share his presentation with all 5th and 6th graders on May 15th.
almost 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Alewife presentation
Sharing his "Fish Stick"!
Benton fifth graders are published authors! The students and their families attended an "Author's Tea" on Wednesday, May 15th. Students worked hard to pull a book together, using the Student Treasures program.
almost 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Celebrating our books
Celebrating our books
Celebrating our books
Celebrating our books!
Benton Elementary students attended a Career Fair with Mid-Maine Technical Center on May 16th and May 17th. Students enjoy many booths hosted by the students at Mid-Maine Technical Center. Students were engaged with hands on activities at each booth.
almost 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Career Fair
Career Fair
Career Fair
The Benton fifth graders kicked off their Engineering unit Thursday, May 16th with a guest speaker. Chief Engineer Travis Chenevert shared his experience as an engineer with Edison Chouest Off Shore on the Island Venture. Students learned what a career is like on board a construction vessel as an engineer.
almost 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Fifth Grade Engineer Kickoff with Chief Engineer Travis Chenevert
Fifth Grade Engineer Kickoff with Chief Engineer Travis Chenevert
Fifth Grade Engineer Kickoff with Chief Engineer Travis Chenevert
On May 6th several Benton 4th, 5th, and 6th graders were awarded a $100 "Future of Maine Bulldog Scholarship" for their outstanding effort and aspirations. Students were recognized after their essays were selected. CONGRATULATIONS!!
about 2 years ago, Stephanie Walston
Benton scholarship 4th 5th gr
Benton scholarship 6th grade
On the evening of May 7th, Benton Elementary School's students brought their families to the 11th Annual ART SHOW. Special artwork has been completed by all students during their art classes and will be displayed for the remainder of the school year.
about 2 years ago, Stephanie Walston
Benton Art Show
1st graders art show Benton
Benton art show 3rd grade
Benton grade 4 art show
On April 22, Earth Day, Ellen Treadwell came to read “Water Princess” to all the first graders at Benton Elementary. She shared pictures from her trip to Africa and the students learned how a little boy in first grade raised over a million dollars to help children in Africa get clean water. The lesson was that even one person can make a difference!
about 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Ellen Treadwell visits first graders at Benton Elementary.
On Monday, April 22 Benton fifth graders from Mrs. Therrien’s, Ms. Burkhart’s and Mrs. Goodrich’s classes spent time cleaning up the playground and school surroundings in dedication to Earth Day.
about 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Earth Day
Earth Day
Earth Day
BRAVO to Benton Elementary's 5th and 6th grade chorus who recently performed a WILLY WONKA musical!
about 2 years ago, Stephanie Walston
Musical
On Monday, April 22 Benton fifth graders from Mrs. Therrien’s, Ms. Burkhart’s and Mrs. Goodrich’s classes spent time cleaning up the playground and school surroundings in dedication to Earth Day.
about 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Earth Day
Earth Day
Earth Day
Earth Day
On Monday, April 22 Benton fifth graders from Mrs. Therrien’s, Ms. Burkhart’s and Mrs. Goodrich’s classes spent time cleaning up the playground and school surroundings in dedication to Earth Day.
about 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
On Monday, April 22 Benton fifth graders from Mrs. Therrien’s, Ms. Burkhart’s and Mrs. Goodrich’s classes spent time cleaning up the playground and school surroundings in dedication to Earth Day.
Earth Day
Earth Day
Earth Day
Benton staff and students supported our PT, Deanne Pizzo, by filling Easter eggs with change for the upcoming American Cancer Society's annual Relay for Life event that she will participate in. A GRAND total of $1,277.10 was collected!
about 2 years ago, Stephanie Walston
BES Relay For Life
BES Relay for Life
On Monday, April 22 Benton fifth graders from Mrs. Therrien’s, Ms. Burkhart’s and Mrs. Goodrich’s classes spent time cleaning up the playground and school surroundings in dedication to Earth Day.
about 2 years ago, Kathy Burkhart
Earth Day
Earth Day
Earth Day
Earth Day
Thank you to 1st grade teacher, Sandra Poulin, who organized for several classrooms guest readers from the Maine Agriculture README program. Students in various grades learned about Maple Syrup, dairy farming, and honeybees.
about 2 years ago, Stephanie Walston
README visitors
README guests
Mrs. Walston's 2nd graders presented their portfolios to family members at the annual school wide Student Led Conferences at Benton.
about 2 years ago, Stephanie Walston
Student Led conferences
Student led conferences
Student led conferences
Student led conferences
Albion fifth-graders and the teacher Ms.Lauren Conohan has submitted a proposal to the Maine Department of Education to be considered for a spot to present at this year's "Maine Learning Technology Initiative Student Conference. Here is the link: https://youtu.be/j3nZ2qPmVZM
about 2 years ago, Dr. Reza Namin
Create, Innovate, Educate!
MSAD#49 has launched an Online Bullying Reporting Program called Optania. This online program allows students, parents and others to report allegations of bullying 24/7. Check out the demonstration at: https://maine.optania.com/
about 2 years ago, Dr. Reza Namin