Welcome to Bennett Elementary! My name is Jacquelyn Brock and I am principal at Bennett. We are a small K-2 building with approximately 280 students. Northeast Elementary is our sister school for Grades 3-5, so our start and dismissal times, as well as bus schedules, are aligned to serve families with students attending both schools.
Better-than-budgeted interest rates and a competitive market paid off for Jackson Public schools in the recent sale of bonds from a proposal voters approved in May. The 2.95-mill proposal passed by 994 votes. Funds will be used for consolidation of buildings, construction of a new school, reopening a vacant building, updating and securing learning spaces, swimming pool replacement, purchase of buses and technology upgrades.
More than one dozen former players serving as coaches stood in a line as current Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh received the microphone from Jackson native Al Glick to kick off the first Al Glick Youth Football Camp.
A 2.95-mill, $86.7 million bond issue that includes consolidation of buildings, construction of a new school, reopening a vacant building and updating and securing learning spaces passed by 994 votes.