Natick, MA News

Army science advisors connect with Soldiers during South Korean exercise

Source: Natick RSS Feed 21 Apr 2016 10:00 pm

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (April 22, 2016) -- U.S. Army technology advisors converged for an exercise in South Korea March 7-18 to talk with Soldiers about topics such as combat vehicles, weapons systems, aviation and satellite communications.

Natick's Bootstrap Initiative sparks creative, innovative ideas to benefit the warfighter

Source: Natick RSS Feed 20 Apr 2016 10:00 pm

NATICK, Mass. (April 22, 2016) -- The U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, or NSRDEC, has used the Bootstrap Initiative and Pitch Day for the second consecutive year to encourage innovative ideas from employees while redu

Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit saves energy, preserves quality of life

Source: Natick RSS Feed 14 Apr 2016 10:00 pm

For Soldiers in remote locations, home is where the MILHUT is. The small shelter system provides a home-like environment while also reducing energy and water usage, as well as waste. The Minimized Logistics Habitat Unit, or MILHUT, is a containerized shelt

The Army Learning Model gets the wheels turning at Regional Training Site-Maintenance-Fort Devens

Source: Natick RSS Feed 7 Apr 2016 10:00 pm

Spc. Abraham Keith had never considered himself much of a mechanic before he arrived at Regional Training Site Maintenance-Fort Devens, Mass. The Reserve Soldier works as a cook in his civilian life, so in his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., he spends more t

Functional Fibers

Source: Natick RSS Feed 3 Apr 2016 10:00 pm

Carole Winterhalter, a textile technologist at Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center, speaks with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter April 1 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Mass., as Massachusetts Rep. Joe Kennedy,

Class Placement for 2016 – 2017

Source: Bobcats Blog! 30 Mar 2016 9:10 am Every Spring the faulty and staff at Ben-Hem engage in the process of creating classes for the coming school year. Developing and balancing our classrooms is a major step in preparing for each school year. Classroom composition plays an

Mr. Kelly’s Coffees

Source: Bobcats Blog! 6 Nov 2015 8:22 am

This year Mr. Kelly will again host parent coffees. These coffees are planned monthly (schedule follows) for the remainder of the school year and are informal get togethers for parents, families and community members. There is no formal agenda as the purp

Parent Teacher Conferences

Source: Bobcats Blog! 25 Oct 2015 8:06 am

This is a post that I wrote last year focusing on parent-teacher conferences. Please take a look and gear up to get the most out of your upcoming conference. Strong communication between home and school is critical to the success of our students and child

Start of School 2015 – 2016

Source: Bobcats Blog! 25 Aug 2015 6:58 am

The start of school is right around the corner! This is always an exciting time and we can’t wait for our Bobcats to arrive on September 2nd. As you gear up for the start of school, be sure to check out the following resources: Ben-Hem’s start


Source: Bobcats Blog! 24 Mar 2015 9:06 am

Through an NEF grant, each student and staff member at Ben-Hem was able to obtain a one-year subscription to Tales2Go! Tales2Go is an award-winning kids’ mobile audio book service that streams thousands of familiar titles to mobile devices and deskto

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