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    Marlys Bennington
    Principal
    benninmm@unit5.org
     
    6006 Ireland Grove Rd.
    Bloomington, IL 61705

    Office (309)557-4410
    Attendance (309)557-4459
    Fax (309)557-4511

       
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  • School Picture Day
     School Picture Day will be Thursday, September 3rd in the morning.  You may purchase a variety of photo packages.  All students will be photographed, even if parents are not purchasing a picture packets.  This is so all students will be in the school yearbook.  More information will be coming home soon.
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  • Homecoming Spirit Days! September 14-18

    MondayClass Color Day-wear the color assigned to your class:
    K- purple
    1st- orange
    2nd-yellow
    3rd- green
    4th-blue
    5th red
    Teachers- black

    Tuesday- Superhero Day- dress as your favorite superhero

    Wednesday- Illinois Day- wear clothing supporting your favorite Illinois team: Bears, Cubs, ISU, Illini, etc.

    Thursday- Western Wear- dress as a cowboy/girl

    Friday- Spirit wear or orange and black to support NCHS Ironmen

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  • Requesting Gym Use
    We will begin taking requests for gym space on September 9, 2015 @ 7:45 am. The gym will only be available for 1 hour time slots. Click here to view the Facility Use Regulations and Application. Click here to view the Waiver for Use of School Facilities.
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  • 2015-16 Supply List 
    Click here to view the supply list for the 2015-2016 school year.
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  • Dine & Donate All Year Long!
    We have an opportunity to participate a 30/10 program with Papa Johns.  The next time you go to order pizza choose to order on-line, enter the code “BENJAMIN30” you will save 30% off the menu price order and 10% will be donated back to Benjamin PTO. Use this code as often as you like and share with all your pizza loving friends & family, they can enjoy the discount and help support our school while they are at it!  The beauty of this program is it is available 365 days a year! Click here to view the flier.

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  • Listening Tour
    Thank you again to everyone who participated in the Listening Tour last fall. 
    Click here to view an executive summary of the responses. We will take this information and use it for district wide strategic planning.
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  • INVEST IN YOUR CHILD'S FUTURE
    Unit 5 has been involved with Vision 20/20, which is a student‐centered vision for the future of education in Illinois. It focuses on four policy priorities: highly effective educators, 21st century learning, shared accountability, and equitable and adequate funding. To learn more about Vision 20/20, click here.
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  • Do you plan to volunteer this year?
    Beginning with the 2009-2010 school year, anyone who volunteers at anytime in the Unit 5 school district must undergo a background check. If you are a first time volunteer or you are renewing please take a moment to review the information about the background check on our website. Refer to the Students and Parents tab and click on Volunteering to learn more  about completing the application. Thank you for supporting our school by donating your time!
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  • Outdoor Project Fit America Station Equipment Safety
    Our school has received a grant for the Fitness in Education program called Project Fit America. Part of this grant includes our school receiving outdoor fitness equipment. Please review the safety rules with your family. Click here to view the handout.
     
     
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