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Upcoming Events
   Memorial Day -- Schools closed
   May 30 2016
   Step-Up Field Trip
   May 31 2016 at 02:40 PM
   Commit to the “C” Underclass Activities
   Jun 01 2016
   Cheerleading Try-Outs GYM and Wrestling Room
   Jun 01 2016 at 03:00 PM
   Percussion Sectional and Make-Up Mini Camp
   Jun 01 2016 at 06:00 PM
   Bucks for Books trip to Prince St.
   Jun 02 2016 at 08:00 AM
   Underclass Awards CLGA
   Jun 02 2016 at 12:30 PM
   Spring Athletic Awards CLGA
   Jun 02 2016 at 05:30 PM
   Commencement Practice @ WYCC
   Jun 03 2016 at 09:00 AM
   Commencement
   Jun 04 2016 at 02:30 PM

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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 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...
Posted on 05/16/2016
Good evening from James M. Bennett High School. We have some events to share with you for the week of May 16th. Monday evening at 7:00 pm in the Clippers Galley there will be the W.E.B. DuBois Honor Society Inductions. Monday is the deadline for summa cum laude students to submit their speech  READ MORE...
Posted on 05/09/2016
From James M. Bennett High School, I bring you some notes from the clipboard! Happy Mothers Day to all of our moms and grandmothers! Tuesday - Progress Reports will be distributed at the end of 7th. period. Wednesday - JMB Spring Choral Concert - Auditorium - 7pm. Thursday  READ MORE...
Posted on 05/06/2016
Please be advised that a pesticide application for the Memorial Garden has been scheduled for May 18, 2016. The application will be conducted after 3:30 PM. If you have any questions or concerns please contact facilities.  READ MORE...
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