Bennett Woods Elementary

Together...Educating with Excellence, Inspiring Learners for Life.


  • Kindergarten Parent Information Meeting
    Wednesday, April 17th @ 6:30pm in the Bennett Woods Cafeteria. 

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  • 2019-20 Kindergarten Registration
    Please click here to pre-register for Kindergarten or call our office at 517-706-5104.  Pre-registering will ensure that you get the link to sign up for Kindergarten Round-up.  Kindergarten Round-up is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

    Please use the ONLINE REGISTRATION LINK FOR 2019-20 to officially register your 2019-20 (kindergarten) student.  (Please plan to bring the required documents ie:  original birth certificate/passport, immunization record, proof of residency - utility bill/lease/etc to Kindergarten Round-up on May 1.  We will make copies of all of your documents at that time.)

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  • NEW 1st - 4th GRADE STUDENT REGISTRATION for 2019-20
    Please click the 2019-20 Registration link to begin the registration process.

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  • Meet the Office at Bennett Woods:
    Main Office Phone:  517-706-5100
    Noelle Palasty, Principal:
    Jen Rapson, Administrative Assistant: or 517-706-5102
    Rachel Johnson, Secretary: or 517-706-5104

    Our Mission:  "Together...educating with excellence, inspiring learners for life."

    We Believe That:

    • academic, artistic, athletic, civic and social excellence results from high expectations, both in teaching and learning
    • recognizing and embracing the uniqueness of every student inspires each one to reach his or her fullest potential
    • authentic collaboration and open communication among all stakeholders, teachers, administrators, parents, students and community members, in the foundation for a quality education

    We Value:

    • a broad, relevant, challenging curriculum with differentiated instruction that is innovative and meets the needs and interests of each student
    • an inviting, safe learning environment
    • the active process of creating and maintaining a culture of respect, caring and integrity
    • people and their individual differences
    • responsibility and accountability in decision making, planning, implementation and delivery of programs and services
    • all post high school educational, life and career paths
    • and embrace diversity and the different perspectives it brings out schools and our community at large

    Our Vision: Together, we will create and maintain an environment where teachers, administrators, parents, students and community members, collaborate to support and enhance the education of all of our children regardless of their ability.  Through this vision Okemos Public Schools will strive to set a higher standard for schools throughout the state and nation.

    Our School-wide Expectations:  Be Respectful, Responsible & Safe