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Benavides Christmas Winterfest

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Benavides Elementary Invites the community to our 1st Annual Christmas Winterfest on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 . We will celebrate with our PK-6th Grade Christmas Program at Benavides Secondary Gym starting at 5:30 p.m. Please come and join us and celebrate with some AWESOME talent, entertainment, music,and food.

Video Review 2017-2018
HONORING ALL VETERANS

eWe Love Our Veterans

In honor of Veterans Day, Benavides Elementary is inviting all Benavides Veterans to an assembly at 1:45 P.M. in the Benavides Elementary Cafetorium on Friday, November 10, 2017.

Popcorn Is Here!!!

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Deanan Gourmet Popcorn orders have arrived. Popcorn will be delivered to students on Wednesday, November 8th. Parents may also come by the office and pickup their orders on this day. 

We would like to thank everyone who participated in this fundraiser. All monies from this fundraiser will be used towards student incentives such as field trips, celebrations and prizes.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 256-3030. As always, we thank you for your continued support!

Turkey Plate Tickets

Turkey Plate with Trimmings

November 15, 2017

$7.00 per Ticket

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Plates must be eaten in the cafeteria or on campus!

Tickets can be purchased at the cafeteria until 11/13/2017

 

Halloween 2017 @ B.E.S.

S.H.A.C. Meeting Letter of Invitation Date: November 03, 2017

The SHAC Meeting will be conducted on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the Benavides Elementary Library.  Everyone is welcome to attend.

 

Letter of Invitation

Student Council Fundraiser

Sale Ends 11.3.17

STAAR Parent Meeting

PARENT MEETING WILL BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO VOLLEYBALL GAME ON MONDAY!

Parent Meeting

Parents of students in 3rd - 6th grade are invited to attend an informational meeting about the STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness) test at the Benavides Elementary at 5:30 pm on Monday, October, 30th. 

STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) is our state assessment for students in grades 3-8. These tests are focused on increasing postsecondary readiness of graduating high school students

Parents are highly encouraged to attend. 
We will be discussing:
·        testing requirements
·        curriculum (TEKS)
·        rigor in the classrooms
·        ways to become involved in your student’s learning

Thank YOU!

D.E.I.C. Meeting

Benavides ISD will be conducting a District Education Improvement Committee (DEIC) Meeting on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 in the Benavides Elementary Workroom at 2:45 P.M.

AGENDA

  1. Welcome 
  2. Texas Equity Plan
    1. Overview
    2. Definition of Effective Teacher
    3. Root Cause Analysis
    4. Strategies & Plan
  3. Adjournment
Most Creative Pumpkin Contest

Pumpkin Contest

Red Ribbon Week

                                             Red Ribbon Week

Benavides Elem.

AppleOctober 23                 I'm a "Jean"-ius, I'm Drug Free!                Wear Jeans and/or Denim

AppleOctober 24                Follow Your Dreams!                                 Wear Pajamas

AppleOctober 25                Too Bright for Drugs!                                  Wear Bright or Neon Colors

 AppleOctober 26               Dress for Success Against Drugs!             Wear Your Sunday Best

AppleOctober 27                Stay Strong Against Drugs!                       Wear Army/Camouflaged

Popcorn Fundraiser

                                   Deanan Gourmet Popcorn

Benavides Elementary will be selling Deanan Gourmet Popcorn as a fundraiser beginning on October 13th - October 27th. The bags of popcorn wil be sold for $2.00. An order form will be provided to all students. 

Monies from this fundraiser will be used towards student incentives such as field trips, celebrations, and prizes.

All students selling 20 bags of popcorn or more will be eligible to attend a dance celebration in the cafeteria with snacks and drinks.

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the office at 256-3030. Thank you in advance for your support!

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Benavides Independent School District

Notice of Public Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Benavides Independent School District will conduct a public meeting on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 5:30 P.M. at the Benavides Independent School District, 106 W School St., Benavides, TX 78341 to collect public comments on its U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Cleanup Grant Application proposal, with its Draft Analysis of Brownfield Cleanup Alternatives (ABCA) report. The District proposes to cleanup three contaminated sites on the Benavides School District property; cleanup is proposed to include identifying portions that are contaminated, and demolition of hazardous sites. Non-hazardous materials will be reused as fill on site or disposed of as needed, while hazardous materials will be properly disposed at Class I or II facilities.

 

Copies of the grant proposal and the ABCA report is online at the (Click Here) BISD website  and at the District’s front office at 106 W School, Benavides, TX  78341. The District will accept comments on the grant proposal and the ABCA report at the meeting. Comments will also be accepted via email at acueva@benavidesisd.net.

 

Adell L. Cueva

Superintendent

Posted: October 11, 2017

NATIONAL PRINCIPALS APPRECIATION MONTH

“Above All, Students First"

October is National Principals Appreciation Month. The key to student success is a great school, and the key to a great school is a great principal. This provides us an opportunity to express our appreciation for outstanding efforts that our principals put forth every day. Please join Benavides ISD Board of Trustees, faculty, staff and students in recognizing our Principals, Mrs. Sandra Perez and Mr. Marco Ramirez.

Take time to thank your child's principal for their dedication to student success and school safety. 
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Referrals for Gifted and Talented

Benavides ISD is now accepting referrals for students who may need Gifted/Talented Services for the school year.  This program is designed for students who exhibit intellectual and creative thinking abilities at an extraordinary level not normally served in the regular classroom.  Services are provided only upon identification of education needs of the student.  Parents, teachers, or other members of the community may nominate students for this program.  Anyone wishing to refer a student attending Benavides ISD in kindergarten through 12th grade this school year is asked to go by the student’s campus office and request a copy of the referral form.  Those unable to go by the school should call their child’s campus counselor.  It must be returned to the school counselor by November 3, 2017.

BENAVIDES ISD ANNUAL TITLE I PARENT MEETING

Annual Meeting

To Notify Parents of the District’s

Participation in the Title I Program

mandated by the Texas Education Agency and

No Child Left Behind

P.L. 107-110, Sections 1119 (b)(1)(A)

 

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

BES @ 5:00 P.M. – 6:30 P.M.

BSS @ 6:00 P.M. – 7:30 P.M.

 

Parents will be given an overview of the Title I Program requirements and the right of parents to be involved in the evaluation and planning for Title I services.

Open House will be after presentation.

Grandparent's Day Breakfast

 

 

D.E.I.C. Meeting

Benavides ISD will be conducting a District Education Improvement Committee (DEIC) Meeting on Monday, September 18, 2017 in the Benavides Elementary Workroom at 4:00 P.M.

AGENDA

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. Purpose of D.E.I.C. and Roles & Responsibilities
  3. District Improvement Plan
  4. Adjournment
First Grade Assembly

Patriot Day

It is important for us to realize that, as terrible as that day was, it brought America together and it reminded us that we're all one.

First Grade students presented a Patriot Day Assembly for All Benavides Elementary students in remembrance of that horrible day and for us to NOT Forget all the people that died.


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Homecoming 2017 Important Information
Benavides ISD Attendance

 

Benavides ISD believes every student is valuable. Regular school attendance is essential for any future endeavor. We encourage our students to attend school regularly and make the best of his/her educational experience.

 

Our main goal is to educate students, parents, and the community about the value of attendance. Attendance matters each and every day! We support our students in achieving academic excellence with regular school attendance.

 

For More Information see Benavides ISD Attendance

Donation Collection for Elementary

Elementary Parents,

You have probably seen the images of destruction that Hurricane Harvey wreaked on numerous towns here in Texas. Our hearts go out to the victims who have been affected by this devastating storm. Therefore, Benavides Elementary would like to help out in some small way by donating supplies to the people in need.

Benavides Elementary will be accepting donations such as toiletries, clothing, blankets, towels, pillows, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, etc. These donations will be collected up until Friday of this week. Donations are voluntary but appreciated.

Thank you for your support of this great cause.

S. Perez,
Principal Benavides Elementary

 

Local Supply Drive

Your help would greatly be appreciated.

Homecoming 2017 Invitiation Letter

Homecoming classes being honored are classes that follow continuously--- in honoring classes ending in 0 and 9 this is not the case. Therefore, this year, we are honoring three classes (graduating classes ending in 3, 4, and 5) so that we may move forward in the right direction.
 In the future, classes being honored will be in the following order:   0 & 1’s, 2 & 3’s, 4 & 5’s, 6 & 7’s, 8 & 9’s.  Next year, we will begin with honoring the graduating classes ending in 6 & 7 with others following in succession
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Notice!

Benavides ISD will have school on Monday, August 28th! See you all tomorrow!

Shelter Update

Sheriff Romeo Ramirez has informed us that the American Red Cross has set up a hurricane shelter at the Hebbronville high school gym for Duval County citizens. If anyone is in need of shelter, Head to the Hebbronville high school gym 404 West Guy St, Hebbronville, Texas. Everybody be safe!

Important!

Students and staff safety is our top priority. With tropical storm Harvey out in the Gulf and after meeting with County officials, Benavides ISD will close today at 12:30 P.M. and be closed Friday. We will continue to monitor the weather and any changes to our regular schedule of classes on Monday will be announced on our webpage, Facebook, and the news media.

Any extracurricular activities scheduled have been cancelled!

SUBSTITUTES NEEDED

Interested in becoming a Substitute Teacher for Benavides ISD?

We will be accepting applications for substitutes through August 28, 2017. There will be a mandatory substitute training on Friday, September 1, 2017 at 9:00 A.M. You must attend this one-time training in order to be considered for the 2017-2018 school year.  For more information, contact Emma Lou Salinas at 361-256-3003.

BENAVIDES ISD MET STANDARDS FOR 2016-2017

Benavides ISD schools Met Standard for 2017

 

Under the 2017 state accountability ratings released by the Texas Education Agency on August 14th, Benavides ISD schools received the Met Standard rating based upon performance standards.

Distinction Designations are awarded to campuses based on achievement on performance indicators compared to a group of 40 campuses of similar type, size and student demographics. The four performance indicators are Student Achievement (Index 1), Student Progress (Index 2), Closing Performance Gaps (Index 3) and Postsecondary Readiness (Index 4).

Under the state accountability system, Benavides Elementary earned two distinctions out of a possible total of six per campus. These distinctions were awarded for student performance in Top 25% in Closing the Performance Gap and Postsecondary Readiness.

Announcement for free meals!!!

Announcement for free meals!!!

Athletic Schedules 2017-2018
ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS, PARENTS, AND COMMUNITY: CHANGE IN BENAVIDES ACADEMIC SCHOOL CALENDAR
2017-2018 Benavides School Supply List
2017-2018 Benavides School Dress Code
Coed Athletic Physical Forms

Download and Print PDF
Download and Print Forms

Changes to 2017-2018 Pre-Kindgarten Program

PK Letter

Senior Class 2017
BENAVIDES ISD SUMMER HOURS

Last day of Classess: Thursday, June 1

Summer School begins on Monday, June 5th & ends on Thursday, June 29th 

Elementary & Secondary School Offices Closed June 30th-July 27th

Campus Offices will be opened Monday-Thursday from 7:00 A.M.-5:30 P.M.

District Offices will opened Monday-Thursday from 7:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M. and on Friday from 7:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

361-256-3003

Benavides Elementary Field Day

Benavides Elementary schedule for hosting Field Day:

Tuesday, May 30th - PK-2nd

Wednesday, May 31st - 3rd - 6th

All activities will be conducted at the E.C. Lerma Stadium.

BES AWARDS ASSEMBLY

Benavides Elementary schedule for their Awards Assembly:

8:30 A.M. - PK - 2nd Grade

1:30 P.M. - 3rd 7 4th Grade

2:30 P.M. - 5th & 6th Grade

Summer Food Program

Summer Food Program

NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS ON FRIDAY, MAY 12, 2017

Benavides ISD will not be having school for students on Friday, May 12, 2017. Teachers will be conducting Staff Development.

Pre-Registration for the 2017-2018 Scool Year

Pre-Registration for All Students for the 2017-2018 School Year

May 15, 2017 - May 31, 2017

8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

 

Registration Packets are being sent home with students currently enrolled in Benavides ISD. Anyone wanting to register for PK must come by the office. Students registering for Pre-K must bring the following:

  • Child's Social Security Card
  • Child's Birth Certificate
  • Child's Immunization Record
  • Proof of Income
  • Driver's License 
DEIC Meeting

Benavides ISD will be conducting a District Education Improvement Committee (DEIC) Meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in the Benavides Elementary Workroom at 4:00 P.M.

AGENDA

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. 2017-2018 Academic Calendar
  3. Adjournment
CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS

After months of anticipation and excitement, Benavides ISD is starting the construction projects at the Secondary and Elementary campuses. On Thursday April 27th, HUB Glass from Alice began the repairs on the elementary library and front office windows. Construction on the roofs and air conditioning units at both the Elementary and Secondary will begin after May 15th. The anticipated date of completion for the construction projects will be the first weeks in August. We will keep you updated.

DEIC MEETING

Benavides ISD will be conducting a District Education Improvement Committee (DEIC) Meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in the Benavides Elementary Workroom at 4:00 P.M.

AGENDA

  1. Welcome & Introductions
  2. 2017-2018 Academic Calendar
  3. Adjournment
2017 Area Track Meet Results

Track

Congratulations to the Eagle Track Team for competing at the Area track meet. 
Advancing to regionals:  4x100 M Relay:  Mariscela Escontrias, Savanna Sanchez, Evelyn Guerra, Melody Guzman and Nora Perez -placed 3rd
4 x 200 M Relay:  Mariscela Escontrias, Savanna Sanchez, Evelyn Guerra, Melody Guzman and Nora Perez -placed 3rd
200 M Run: Savanna Sanchez placed 3rd
4x400 M Relay: Kenny Guerra, Santiago Vela, Clayton Garza, Jeremy Garcia and Noah Farias – Placed 2nd
400 M Run: Kenny Guerra –Placed 2nd
800 M Run: Santiago Vela – Placed 3rd
800 M Run -Erestina Vela placed 6
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Budget Hearing and Special Board Meeting


The Benavides ISD Board of Trustees is hosting a budget workshop and special board meeting on May 1, 2017 at 6:00 p.m., and 6:30 p.m. at the Benavides Elementary, 106 W. School St. in the Teachers Workroom.

BENAVIDES HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION

Diploma

Benavides High School Graduation

June 2, 2017

Benavides Secondary Gym

7:00 P.M.

Board Approves District of Innovation Plan

 

At the April 18th Benavides ISD School Board Meeting, the board unanimously boted to approve the proposed District of Innovation Plan. This innovation plan provides the school district with more local control in order to better serve the needs of all student. The 84th Texas Legislature createe the District of Innovation local control option with the approval of House Bill 1842 in June 2015. Please click here to view the final approved District of InnovationPlan for Benavides Independent School District.

 

2017 District Track Meet Results

Track & Field

Our District track meet was held on Monday, April 10th.  We are proud to report that our high school team performed extremely well and several athletes will be advancing to Area. 
-Coaches M. Alaniz, B. Alaniz, E. Ibanez, T. Ramon
The following events will be advancing to Area.
Girls Sprint Relay
Nora Perez, Savanna Sanchez, Marisela Escontrias and Evelyn Guerra – 4th Place Overall
800 M. Run -Erestina Vela – 3rd Place Overall, Santiago Vela – 2nd Overall Place
400 M Dash -Kenny Guerra – 2nd Place Overall, Melody Guzman – 4th Place Overall
200 M Dash -Savanna Sanchez – 4th Place Overall
Boys 1600 M Relay -Kenny Guerra, Santiago Vela, Jeremy Garcia, Clayton Garza 2nd Place and Alternate Noah Farias
Congratulations to all of the track athletes who will be advancing to Area.

School Nurse Notes

 HAND FOOT MOUTH DISEASE

Benavides ISD has a confirmed case of Hand-Foot-Mouth disease (HFMD).  HFMD is caused by a virus that is easily speard through coughing and sneezing. Symptons of HFMD is your child may feel tired, have a sore throat, and a fever over 101° F. In 2-3 days your child will develop a rash and blisters on their hand, mouth and feet. If your child has a fever, do not send your child to school.
For more information about symptoms and treatment for Hand Foot Mouth Disease, click here.

Epi Pen Recall

For more information, click here for a list of Pens that were recalled.

2017 UIL Academic Results

Result at the District UIL Academic Meet @ Three Riverrs on 03/25/17
UIL
Regional Qualifiers
News Writing - Breeana Jackson
Persuasive Speaking - Joshua Perez
Ready Writing - Erestina Vela
Science - Ashley Garcia

Arnold Pena Wins Silver at the Powerlifting State Championship

Update:

EAGLE PROUD!

Congratulations to Arnold Pena! He brings home the SILVER from the State Powerlifting Championship Meet! Would also like to congratulate the Powerlifting Coaches, Salvador Ramon and Davida Arevalo, for the successful season the Mighty Eagles had!

We want to wish Arnold Pena Good Luck at the State Championship Powerlifting! Arnold Pena placed 3rd and Brandon Canales placed 5th  at the Regional Championship in Bishop on March 10-11, 2017.  Arnold Pena advanced to the state competition and will compete on March 24-25 in Abilene, TX.  He is ranked 6th in state! Go Eagles!

District of Innovation Committee Meeting

Benavides ISD will be hosting a District of Innovation Committee Meeting. The meeting will be held on March 9, 2017 at 4:00 P.M. in th BES Workroom.

District of Innovation Committee Agenda
Thursday, March 9, 2017
4:00 P.M.

 

  1. Welcome
  2. Presentation of Innovation Final Plan
    1. Questions
    2. Revisions
  3. Closing Comments     

 

School Breakfast Week Menu

School Breakfast Week

School Breakfast Week

School Breakfast Week Letter

Student Council FANCLOTH Fundraiser
District of Innovation Meeting

Benavides ISD is excited to announce its plans on becoming a District of Innovation for the shool year 2017-2018. The Board of Trustees passed a resolution for BISD to pursue the process.  As a part of the process, BISD will be hosting a District of Innovation Meeting on February 28, 2017 at 4 P.M. at the Benavides Elementary Workroom. The discussion will explain exactly what District of Innovation means, the process, and establishing subcomittees to review areas of innovation beneficial for Benavides ISD.

Committee meetings will be open to the public and we invite all members of our community to be a part of this process.

District of Innovation

Benavides ISD is excited to present our District of Innovation Plan for the 2017-2022 school year. To view our plan, click on the link below:

BENAVIDES ISD's DISTRICT OF INNOVATION PLAN

 

For more information and any questions about Benavides ISD being a District of Innovation click here:

http://www.benavidesisd.net/Content2/Innovation

Bi-District Playoff Basketball Game

Come support our MIGHTY EAGLES!

The Eagle Varsity Boys Basketaball Playoff Game against the Santa Maria Cougars will be on February 21, 2017 at the Falfurrias JH Gym at 7:30 P.M. Tickets are $5.00 for Adults and $2.00 for students. 

Basketball

 

Board Meeting Change

The School Board of Trustees Regular Meeting for Tuesday, February 21, 2017 has been moved to a Special Meeting On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 6:00 P.M.

BOOK FAIR

BookFair                                     Parents and students are welcome to visit the Benavides Elementary Book Fair on Friday, February 17th from 8:30 A.M. - 3:30 P.M.   All funds will be uitilized to purchase additional books and materials for our Library. Thank you for supporting our Benavides Elementary Book Fair!

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON DISTRICT OF INNOVATION PLAN

 

Benavides ISD will be hosting a public hearing on February 21, 2017, at 5:30 P.M. in the Elementary Workroom at Benavides Elementary to collect public comments related to Benavides ISD becoming a District of Innovation. This concept, created during the 84th Legislative Session, allows local school districts to exempt out of certain requirements in the Texas Education Code in order to establish more local control. On February 13, 2017, the Board of Trustees approved a resolution to initiate an investigation into the possibility of Benavides ISD becoming a District of Innovation. 

The Board encourages employees, parents, students, and community members to attend the public hearing and to share their thoughts on the proposed exemptions as well as other exemptions they may want to have considered.

For a list of the  propsed innovations click here.

Celebrate Texas Public Schools

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Help Benavides ISD Celebrate Texas Public School Week March 6-10, 2017. It's a week dedicated to supporting our schools and showcasing the many achievements of Texas public school students, teachers and staff members.

Benavides Elementry will host an Open Houe on March 8, 2017 from 5:30 P.M.-7:00 P.M.

Benavides Secondary will host an Open Houe on March 8, 2017 from 6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

 S.H.A.C. Meeting Letter of Invitation

2.07.17

BOARD APPRECIATION MONTH

2016-2017 BENAVIDES ISD SCHOOL BOARD OF TRUSTEES

January is School Board Recognition Month. Benavides ISD School Board members are committed to public education and the continuing success of our students and schools. Take time in January to thank your board of trustees for caring about our students.

THANK YOU!       

 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR 2015-2016 TAPR

Benavides ISD will hold a public hearing for discussion of the District’s annual report which will include the 2015-2016 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR). Other areas required in the annual report include: PEIMS Financial Standard Reports, district accreditation status, campus performance objectives, a report of violent or criminal incidents, and information received from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) for the high school campus. The hearing will be held during the Regular School Board Meeting on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at 6:00 P.M. in the Staff workroom of the Benavides Elementary, 106 W. School Street, Benavides, Texas. For further information, call 361-256-3003. - See more at: http://www.benavidesisd.net/2/News/10155#sthash.oMuRssNt.dpuf

PUBLIC HEARING FOR TEXAS ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE REPORT

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING

Public Discussion of the
Texas Academic Performance Report
2015-2016

 

Staff Workroom (Elem. Bldg.)
106 W. School Street
Benavides, Texas

 

Benavides ISD's Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) will be held as part of the 6 P.M. school board meeting on:

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

6:00 P.M.

 

Once an EAGLE Always and EAGLE!

 

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY NEW YEAR

Have a safe and Happy Holidays!

have a safe and happly holidays!

Early Dismissal on December 8th

Benavides ISD will be having an early dismissal on Thursday, December 8th, 2016.  Elementary students will be dismissed at 12:00 Noon and secondary students will be dismissed at 12:45 P.M. due to our U.I.L. District Meet. Please make arrangements to pick up your child at these times.

If you have any questions, please contact your child's school.  Thank you!

BISD EARLY RELEASE AND HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

Benavides ISD students and staff will be released early on Friday, December 16th, 2016 at 12:30 P.M.

Benavides students will be out of school Monday, December 19th, 2016 through January 2, 2017.

Regular class schedules will resume for students on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

BENAVIDES
Elementary School
106 W School St
Benavides, TX 78341
Phone: 361.256.3030

Fax: 361.256.3032