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Moms and Muffins
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
7:15 a.m. - 8:05 a.m.
If Mom can't come, bring an honorary Mom!
Title 1 Staff will be there to meet and greet you!

With the generous support of voters, the operating referendum passed overwhelmingly!  It is with gratitude and appreciation that I send a message of thanks to our staff and community for supporting the renewal of the district’s operating levy.  I am humbled and proud to work in such a wonderful community that is committed to providing a high-quality education to its children.  This operating levy gives our school district the financial stability to ensure our educators have the resources they need to maintain important programs and services.  It’s this collective support for our children that shows the pride that our communities have in Benson Public Schools.  The funds provided by the levy will enable the district to meet our vision of providing Exceptional Opportunities for Every Student’s Success!

Dennis Laumeyer


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On April 25, 2016 Benson Schools hosted a public meeting to have the community identify the vision and priorities for the overall Arts and Activities program. Different committees made up of students, parents, coaches, and advisors worked on the priorities to identify goals and action plans needed to meet the priorities. A group of students took the vision statements from the public meeting and developed an overall vision statement. The Benson School Board adopted the vision statement and goals during the July meeting. Thank you to all the community members, students, coaches, and advisors for providing direction for BHS Arts & Activities.

Arts & Activities Priorities, Goals & Action Plans

Benson Arts & Activities Vision

Strategic Plan Set In Motion By Benson School Board

The school district is currently embarking on a series of initiatives that were given top priority through the development of a five year strategic plan that was approved by the School Board in April of 2012. The School Board created a vision for the school district and set priorities and goals in the following area; technology, student achievement, facilities, high quality staff and bullying.

Our Vision

By 2017, Benson Schools will have developed and be known for delivering…

  • High academic expectations, standards, & achievement
  • Instruction that is current with the changing world and cutting-edge technology
  • A well-rounded education
  • Students that are prepared to be responsible & productive citizens
  • Elite staff
  • Continued fiscal responsibility

Benson District Goals

a) Technology
Goal 1: Provide improved technology at every grade level

b) High Student Standards and Achievement
Goal 1: Align curriculum with state standards
Goal 2: Enhance Gifted and talented programming

c) High quality facilities
Goal 1: Complete a comprehensive facilities assessment and evaluation

d) Hire, mentor and develop high quality staff
Goal 1: Develop a comprehensive teacher evaluation plan
Goal 2: Hire the best candidate for the position, not the cheapest
Goal 3: Yearly self-improvement goals for staff

e) Respect among all students and staff
Goal 1: Develop a comprehensive bullying prevention program

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