Mrs. Margaret Bentley

Junior Kindergarten


Margaret is a graduate of St. Norbert College with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in Early Childhood. Her and her husband have been long time parishioners and even got married here! Thier son, Matthew, is a 1999 graduate of St. Cletus. Matt and his wife live in Chicago with their dog Dug.

JK December 22, 2020

God bless us all! See you in 2021!! The JK Team
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Junior Kindergarten December 11, 2020

This coming Monday, December 14, 2020, St. Cletus students and staff will be participating in a Advent Prayer Walk and Food Collection Drive during the school day. We are asking all students to please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to our Food Pantry. Our goal is to collect 300 donated items to help...
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Junior Kindergarten December 4, 2020

We are having our windows open often to help move the air around our classroom. Please have your child wear long sleeves each day. The recommendations call for open windows to circulate the air during the pandemic! We are so happy to be back in school and to see everyone! Children NEED to be in...
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Junior Kindergarten November 13. 2020

Play is such an important part of development at the JK age! We incorporate play into our day, through centers and free choice time! Ask your child about these centers. Mr. Rogers said it best, “Play is the work of the young child!”     Comedy night is this Saturday! If you have not signed...
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Junior Kindergarten November 6, 2020

Family Reading Night is November 19th! Read together as a family and send pictures to Mrs. Schaefer! For more information, please check the web site below!               What a beautiful week we had! The weather made it easy for us to spend time outside....
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Junior Kindergarten October 30, 2020

  Happy Halloween weekend! We had a great time celebrating Halloween in our classroom! The trunk parade was wonderful! Thank you to all the families that joined us! Next week will bring us into a month of gratefulness! We are blessed and lucky with the gifts God has given us! Religion: This month Thanksgiving will be...
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Junior Kindergarten October 23, 2020

A peek into our centers! So many fun learning activities every day!   REMINDER: Please send in a small pumpkin with your child’s name on the bottom by Wednesday October 28. We will be sending these home after we go on a virtual field trip on Friday October 30.  THANK YOU!!   Our week was...
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Junior Kindergarten October 16, 2020

    The weather has been cooperating for us to spend some time outside! Please be sure your child is dressed for the weather. Chilly days are still so fun outside. Help your child zipper his or her coat too. We are very patient as we wait for all to be zipped or buttoned before...
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Junior Kindergarten October 9, 2020

Dear JK families, If you did not complete this…..PLEASE fill out the tech survey, follow this link! Take some time over this long weekend to notice the seasonal changes! We use our senses to see, hear, feel and taste these changes. Talk to your child about the new season. Language development and conversations are...
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