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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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  • Business Bears Sale - Friday, January 29th 

    Our entrepreneurial group, the Business Bears, will sell their products on Friday, January 29th from 8:25-8:40 A.M. in the lobby.  Items are priced between $0.25-$3.50.  Products are currently on display in the glass cases in the lobby.  Students, families, and staff may purchase items at the sale.  All proceeds will be donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  

    We look forward to a great sale, and we want to thank our Business Bears for all of their hard work these last couple of months!  We hope you will support them in this learning endeavor! 

    If you have questions, please contact Mrs. Amy Johnson, Mrs. Kraft, or Mrs. Bennington at (509)557-4410.

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  • 5th Grade Orchestra
    All 5th grade orchestra students from Unit 5 will combine to perform together in a Unit Orchestra Concert held at Normal Community High School on Tuesday, March 15th.  In order for them to perform, it is necessary to have a rehearsal before the concert. Click here to learn more about the rehearsal and the concert.

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  • Save the Date

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  • PARCC Results
    Parents of students who took the PARCC exam during Spring 2015 may click here to see information from Unit 5, regarding the PARCC results that were recently sent home.

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  • Benjamin Elementary School 2016 Young Author Competition
    Attention Young Authors!!!
    Write and illustrate an original story and enter into our Benjamin Elementary Young Author Competition. Four winners will be chosen from grades K-5. Stories are due to your teacher by February 9, 2016.  No late entries will be accepted! Click here to learn more if you are in grades K-2. Click here to learn more of you are in grades 3-5. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Mroz or Mrs. Lee. If you would like an assistance with the illustrations in your book please contact Ms. Traynor.

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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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