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The Twin Valley Board of Education has approved a new student release date. Students' last day of school will be May 17, 2016 with an 11:30 a.m. dismissal.

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Teacher Appreciation Week!

Thank you to our amazing Twin Valley Educators, we appreciate you!  Every day in the classroom is a day of dedication and support for the young students in our district.  Thank you for supporting our wonderful students and choosing to be a part of the Twin Valley School District.

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The Stock Market Game Comes to Bennington

Now more than ever, teachers are looking for ways to meet higher education standards while still working on Kansas State Standards. To meet this challenge, Bennington teachers are always seeking more effective educational tools that both motivate students and bring their various subjects alive. The Stock Market Game is one of the many tools being used by Mr. Piepho’s 6 th grade class at Bennington.   Through the . . .

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6th Grade Science Rocks

Students at BGS spent the last few weeks studying cells.  As a culminating activity the class broke into groups and then were given the task of creating an edible cell based upon the idea of the "cell city" using food items from around the house.  Students loved the activity; especially the eating of the remaining food items.  Creativity was at it's highest during this activity as evident by their final . . .

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Transportation Safety Conference

Bennington SAFE (Seatbelts Are For Everyone) Group chosen to attend the 22 nd Annual KDOT Transportation Safety Conference in Topeka on April 18-20, 2016.  Alexis Watson, Abby Jurgensmeier, Hannah Schlachter, Brad Mick, Zac Reed, Avery Kidd, and Bryan Weary attended and presented what Bennington SAFE has been doing throughout the previous year.  Bennington won an  award for going above and beyond what needs to be done . . .

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Mock Car Crash

With Prom Season upon us, Bennington High School TRUCE and SAFE collaborated with the Kansas Highway Patrol, Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, Auto House and Bennington Fire and EMS on April 27, 2016 and conducted a Mock Car Crash to highlight the effects of drinking and driving.   The scenario played out as role players Claire Schmidt, Zac Reed and Madeline Schmidt found themselves upside down in a truck due to . . .

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Project Sticker Shock

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department, youth Westside Ventures, Hrabe Liquor, and Caseys General Store joined forces to distribute information about the consequences of providing alcohol to minors with Project Sticker Shock .  Bennington TRUCE students: Zac Reed, Skylar Piepho and Ryan Stanley implemented Project Sticker Shock on April 23, 2016.   The message these students are trying to send is . . .

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Once Upon a High School

     Bennington Junior High presented its 13th annual play on April 22 and 23, with two highly entertaining performances of "Once Upon a High School." The play featured nearly 40 seventh and eighth grade students who rehearsed for two hours after school for six weeks. The results of all that work were an audience who enjoyed themselves, and students who learned how thrilling live theater can be. . . .

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Preparations

Tescott 5th and 6th Graders prepare for the Science Fair.

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Tescott Preschool Takes a Trip to the Bank

On Thursday April 14th the Tescott Preschool took a trip to the bank.  The preschooler have been learning about community helpers all thru out the week.  So what better way to learn about our community than take a trip to the bank.  While at the bank they were able to see the safe as well as help put postage on letters and see how the drive thru works.  The preschoolers also added a new job to their helper list at the . . .

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