Group of students in matching red t-shirts hold up their awards at the STEAM competition. IMAGINE TOMORROW " " VISION: CREATE A BETTER TOMORROW
MISSION: IGNITE PASSION THROUGH AUTHENTIC & CAPTIVATING EXPERIENCES.
VISION FOR LEADERSHIP: EVERY SCHOOL IS LED BY
AN EMPOWERED & IMPACTFUL LEADER.
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Welcome to Bensley Elementary

Welcome to Bensley Elementary School! Home of the ROARing Tigers! I am honored to serve and lead such a diverse, thriving community of learners. Here at Bensley we excel in leadership and learning! Our Leader in Me framework helps us to become better leaders, learners, and citizens. Living and modeling the seven habits has become a part of WHO we ARE! Let’s continue to use these habits at home and beyond school to support student success. By using the same language and habits at home, you send the same strong message of what we believe is important and it shows that we are all working together as partners in our children’s education. Those Habits are:

Habit 1: Be Proactive (You’re in Charge of You)
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind (See your Goals and Have a Plan to reach them)
Habit 3: Put First Things First (Work First, Then Play)
Habit 4: Think Win-Win (Everyone Can Win together)
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to Be Understood: (Listen Before You Talk)
Habit 6: Synergize (Together is Better)
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw (Balance Feels Best)

As we continue our leadership journey of growth with your children, we’re always striving to IMAGINE and CREATE a BETTER TOMORROW TOGETHER! We are infinite learners, leading with passion, forging supportive and safe relationships in a captivating environment!

We are a FULLY Accredited, two-time National Distinguished Title I award winning Leader in Me school As we continue to reach our NeXt LEVEL, let’s begin with the end in mind and pretend that it’s our future and our students are leading in industry, service, government, entertainment, and all other areas of their dreams.
Our mission at Bensley Elementary School is to educate our children to lead and succeed as responsible citizens in a technologically advanced and diverse society. We will promote implore effective instructional strategies and provide a safe and nurturing environment to meet the needs of the whole child while building relationships among students, staff, families, and community. All decisions are made in the best interest of children.

Here at Bensley we continue to
Learn. Lead. LevelUP.
Mantra– “NeXt Level Learning”

Our goal to get there is to EMPOWER students at every level! We strive to EMPOWER our STUDENTS, PARENTS, COMMUNITY, EACH OTHER AND OUR INSTRUCTION! So get READY, get READY and let’s “LevelUP, LevelUP, LevelUP”!

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When the world thinks it impossible, the Teacher enters the room. What got us to this moment in time will not get us to where we need to be tomorrow. Get ready. Teachers are about to change the world. Game. On.

and we build something new and vibrant around families and children and we find the silver lining in this crisis.

What if something like this actually worked.

Young children experience rapid neural growth between 2 to 7—highlighting the importance of rich learning experiences at that age.
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August 3rd, 2020

Chesterfield Education Foundation Announces 2020 Bravo! Awards Recipients for Outstanding Alumni

The Chesterfield Education Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2020 Bravo! Awards, recognizing outstanding professional and community achievements of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ alumni.

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July 30th, 2020

Two Chesterfield County Public Schools programs recognized by VSBA

The Virginia School Boards Association (VSBA) recently named two innovative Chesterfield County Public Schools programs as 2020 VSBA award winners. Each year, VSBA highlights successful K-12 innovative programs and initiatives in Virginia’s public schools in a friendly competition among the state’s school divisions. The Chesterfield Career and Technical Center’s work-based learning program was the winner […]

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July 27th, 2020

2020-2021 Chromebook Distribution

As part of Chesterfield County Public Schools’ plan to start the school year in a virtual learning environment, all prek-12 students will be provided with a personal learning device for use at home or school when we eventually return to in-person instruction. Any registered Chesterfield County Public Schools student not yet assigned a school division-issued […]

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