Benito Martinez Elementary

Socorro Independent School District

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  • Online registration for all students is open

    Log into the Tyler Student 360 portal to complete online forms.

    Visit our Tyler Student 360 information page for more information.

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    Awards Programs

    in the cafeteria (please enter through

    the cafeteria entrance by the parking lot)

    Invitation only for 1st-4th grade.

    Tuesday, May 21st:

    3rd grade at 8:30 a.m.

    4th grade at 1:30 p.m.

    Thursday, May 23rd:

    1st grade at 8:30 a.m.

    2nd grade at 1:30 p.m.

    End of Year Ceremonies for K and 5th grade

    All parents invited to K and 5th grade ceremonies.

    Wednesday, May 29th:

    Kindergarten at 8:30 a.m.

    5th grade at 1:30 p.m.


     

     

     

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  • Scholastic buy one, get one free slogan

    at our Benito Martinez Library

    May 20-24, 2019

    7:15-4:00 p.m. daily

    *Proceeds from our book fair help us

    purchase books for teachers' classroom libraries,

    and books and equipment for our school library.


     

     

     

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     Parent and child using a computer

    Internet Safety

    Parents, please be aware of what is on the Internet via smart phones, video games, etc. and keep your children safe. Please read this flyer: What Parents Need to Know provided by the National Online Safety website. Contact our school counselor, Mr. John Kaudaissy, for more information.


     

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About Us

  • Our School was named after local hero, Corporal Benito Martinez, who was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously for his sacrifice in an action that took place on September 6, 1952, near Sataeri, South Korea. While manning a post forward of the main line of resistance, his position was attacked by a hostile force. The enemy infiltrated the defensive perimeter and Corporal Martinez elected to remain at his post in an attempt to stem the onslaught. In a daring defense, he raked the attacking troops with crippling fire, inflicting numerous casualties. He insisted that no attempt be made to rescue him because of the danger involved. Soon thereafter, the hostile forces rushed the emplacement, forcing him to make a limited withdrawal. After a 6-hour stand shortly before dawn, he called in for the last time stating that the enemy was converging on his position. His courageous stand enabled friendly elements to reorganize, attack, and regain the key terrain.
     
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