MR Campus Updates: 11.8.22

November 10, 2022 Ben Lippen News, Lower School News

MR Reminders – November 8, 2022

Operation Christmas Child – Ben Lippen School will be supporting Samaritan’s Purse by sending Operation Christmas Child boxes to children in other countries for Christmas. If you would like to put a box together, please pick it up in the school office. All boxes need to be returned by November 14.

Falcon Fall Festival – The PTF invites you to the Falcon Fall Festival on Saturday, November 12 from 10:00-1:00 pm on the football field at the MR campus.  The cost per family is $10.00.  Forms were due today but if you haven’t signed up there is a form attached for your convenience.  Please send your form in by tomorrow. 

Thanksgiving Lunch – Classes will be celebrating Thanksgiving on Friday, November 18.  A flyer went home today.   Please send your form back by Monday, November 14.  We need one form for each student.  A flyer is attached for your convenience.

Cooking and STEM Fall Camp– A flyer went home today about a cooking and STEM camp on November 21 and November 22.  This is for kindergarten through fourth graders.  See the flyer for more details.

Campus Wear:  This is a friendly reminder that all outerwear worn inside the building such as sweatshirts, hoodies, sweaters etc. should be solid in color in the BL campus wear color palette (black, white, gray, green, yellow/gold). Students should also wear a campus wear top underneath the outerwear. Please refer to the student handbook for additional information: Student Handbook

Parenting Summit – Join us for the Fall Parenting Summit on Thursday, November 17, from 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m. at the William H. Jones Center @ CIU Topic Title: Stewarding Your Child’s Mental Health

Did you know that mental health concerns are on the rise among youth in the United States? Ben Lippen School recognizes that our students face many challenges in today’s world, which could cause an increase in stress and sadness.

Join us Thursday, November 17, when Licensed Professional Counselor, Bert Medlin, will speak to parents of students in grades K3-12 to bring awareness to different types of mental health struggles and offer prevention strategies. Parents will be equipped with a holistic approach to preventing mental health struggles, as well as learn what to do if they have a concern for their child’s wellbeing.

Check out the link for the event:

Dates to Remember

November 12          Fall Festival – 1:00 am – 1:00 pm

November 21-25    Thanksgiving Break

December 13         1st-4th Christmas Program (Evening)

December 14-16     11:45 am Dismissal

December 15           PreK-3-Kindergarten Christmas Program (Morning)

December 19-January 2         Christmas Break