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   Aug 08 2016
   Boys Soccer - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 17 2016 at 10:00 AM
   Girls Soccer - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 17 2016 at 10:00 AM
   Boys Soccer - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 17 2016 at 11:30 AM
   Girls Soccer - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 17 2016 at 11:30 AM
   Boys Football - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 19 2016 at 05:00 PM
   Boys Football - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 19 2016 at 05:00 PM
   Girls Field Hockey - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 20 2016 at 08:00 AM
   Boys Soccer - JV - Scrimmage
   Aug 20 2016 at 09:00 AM
   All teachers report to home schools - regular hours
   Aug 22 2016

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Welcome to James M. Bennett High
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James M. Bennett High School (JMB) was established in 1962 and is one of four high schools serving the needs of students in Wicomico County.  It is a comprehensive public senior high school with an enrollment of 1,400 in grades nine through twelve.  It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges and the Maryland State Department of Education.  The professional staff of 110 teachers and assistants provides instruction to a diverse student body. JMB offers a broad program in inter-scholastic sports including varsity teams and equal opportunities for male and female students in numerous sports.  Other activities include Honor Societies, Student Government Association, two school publications, and numerous special interest groups.  The school also sponsors a concert band, marching band, and concert choir ensemble. 

Mission Statement:

It is the mission of the James M. Bennett High School community to create a safe and supportive educational environment that fosters the development of literate learners, innovative thinkers, and problem-solvers who are academically successful, aesthetically aware, and college and career ready.

Belief Statements:

1.    Student learning is the chief priority for the school.
2.    Each student is a valued individual with unique physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs.
3.    Students learn best when they are actively engaged in the learning process.
4.    Cultural diversity can increase students’ understanding of different people and cultures.
5.    A safe and caring environment helps promote student learning.
6.    Curriculum and instructional practices should incorporate a variety of learning activities to accommodate differences in learning styles.
7.    All stakeholders share the responsibility for advancing the school’s mission.
8.    The commitment to continuous improvement is imperative if our school is going to enable students to become confident, self-directed, lifelong learners. 

Campus News

News Archive

Posted on 06/05/2016
Good evening from Bennett High School. My thanks to the faculty and students who participated in our Commit to the C program this past Wednesday. If your child was not in school on Wednesday they missed a wonderful event. This will be the last  READ MORE...
Posted on 06/04/2016
Congratulations to the James M. Bennett Academic Team for their outstanding performance at the National Academic Championship in Washington, DC, this weekend. The team finished their preliminary matches with a record of 6-0, earning the number three seed going into the playoffs Sunday. After winning two nail-biting playoff games  READ MORE...
Posted on 05/30/2016
Memorial Day greetings from James M. Bennett High School. To all of our James M. Bennett family and community members who have served our country in military service, thank you for your service and sacrifice. Tuesday is make-up exams for our seniors. Wednesday will be "Commit to the C" Underclass activities for school. Thursday features  READ MORE...
Posted on 05/23/2016
Good evening JMB family! Information here the week of May 23rd! My thanks to everyone for their participation in the Lip Dub activity on Friday. A truly positive school experience! Monday is a delayed opening for Biology HSAs! The schedule is 4-5-6-7. Test takers will need to be in the building by 7:35 am. Non-test takers will need to be here between 10:35 am and 10:45 am. PM CTE students will report as normal. There will be  READ MORE...
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