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Technology Integration

Click here to read more about Technology Integration at Matthew Turner Elementary School.

Newsnotes by Email

Everyone should be receiving our bi-monthly newsnote via email. If you are not, or if you need to update your email address, please click here to contact the Office.

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Healthy Snacks for School Parties

Click here to read a letter from Principal Beatson School Days are Learning Days which details the Turner practices for class parties.

Click here to view a list of healthy snack ideas for school parties and a list of nut-free snacks .

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Tomorrow - Friday, 12/19/14 is Matthew Turner's next Spirit Day!

Students can wear shirts, jackets, hats, sweatshirts or pants with college logos, or their favorite college colors. 


Important Talent Show Deadlines:

January 7, 2015 - Permission slips due

January 16, 2015 - Talent Show Tryouts 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

January 23, 2015 - Talent Show Dress Rehearsal 1:00 - 3:30 p.m.

January 30, 2015 - Talent Show Night 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Volunteers will need to arrive early for set-up and to help get kids settled backstage)

Matthew Turner Magnets on sale now!

Show your school spirit! Get your Matthew Turner Dolphins car magnet now! On sale in the office for $5.00 - exact change is appreciated, or checks can be made out to Matthew Turner PTA. 


Parent Volunteers

All volunteers must re-registered each school year.  Please stop by the office and we help you get registered.  For paperwork visit our Volunteering at School page.  Thank you!

Drive-Through Car Tags

Principals Coffee Chat

Principal's Coffee Chat

Thanks for coming this AM! What a great turnout. We had great conversations about Parents as Writing Partners! Here is the Power Point from that discussion.


Parents as Writing Partners (1).pptx


Archived Coffee Chat Presentations:

Coffee Chat- RWW Overview.pptx


Leslie Beatson, Principal

Matthew Turner Elementary School

540 Rose Drive

Benicia, CA 94510


Dolphins Dive Into Reading - Student Book Recommendations

School / District Calendars

Please check the District Calendars before planning vacations and doctor's appointments.  We appreciate your child's consistent attendance!  


2014-15 BUSD Calendar.pdf

Today: 12/18/14

Common Core Standards

Click here for Information on the new Common Core Standards.  Click her to visit the Official Common Core Website.

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