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  • Go, Bears!
    Marlys Bennington ~ Principal
    benninmm@myunit5.org
    Office (309)557-4410
    Attendance (309)557-4459
    Fax (309)557-4511
     
    Benjamin Elementary School
    6006 Ireland Grove Road
    Bloomington, IL 61705
     
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  • Benjamin Chess Club - Important Information

    We are excited to announce that Mr. Rajkumar Thirupparkadal has volunteered to be our Chess Sponsor! Click here to view the Chess Club Flier. There will be a mandatory Chess Club informational meeting at Benjamin on Thursday, November 16th at 6:30 pm in the cafeteria.  If your child is interested, please attend this meeting.  Registration forms are available at school and on our website. Click here to view the registration form. Chess Club will meet on Wednesdays from 4:00-5:00 pm, starting on Wednesday, November 29th.  If you have questions, you may contact Rajkumar Thirupparkadal at benjaminbearchess@gmail.com or at (309)531-8642.  We are looking forward to a great year of Benjamin Chess!

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  • PARCC Letter for Parents

    Click here to view a letter from the State Superintendent of Education regarding the PARCC assesment.

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  • Grade Level Music Performances and Chorus Concert Dates
    Upcoming School Year - 2017-2018
     
     

    We are very fortunate to be able to use the auditorium at Normal Community High School for our concerts.  Their space provides the ease of parking, comfortable seating where everyone can see their children, and a stage that fits all of our students and has good acoustics.  Concert dates have been planned around Elementary Parent Conferences, 5th grade Band and Orchestra Concerts at the Junior High School, and all the High School events (Fall Play, Band, Orchestra, Choir, etc) that occur throughout the fall, winter and spring. Below are our performance dates for the upcoming school year:

    Monday, November 20 ***Please note that this is Thanksgiving week.  We have school only on Monday and Tuesday.***
    5:00 pm Kindergarten
    6:00 pm 3rd Grade
    7:00 pm 5th Grade

    Tuesday, December 5 ***Please note 5th grade band students will have a concert on 12/4 at EJHS***
    5:30 pm 2nd Grade
    7:00 pm Chorus

    Thursday, April 26
    5:00 pm  4th Grade
    6:00 pm 1st Grade
    7:00 pm  Chorus

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  • Facility Use Requests

    If you are interested in using our facility for student activities, you may complete the forms listed below and submit them to Mrs. Chris Kriter, beginning Monday, September 11, 2017, at 7:00am.  If you have questions, please contact our office at (309)557-4410. Click here to view the Building Use Form. Click here to view the Building Use Waiver.  We currently have limited availability, but we would be happy to check our calendar for you and your group.

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  • State Farm Matching Gift Program
    State Farm employees can now submit for State Farm Companies Foundation Matching Gift Program for any monetary donations made to Benjamin PTO of $25 or more.  The most common type of donation is that made to Un-raiser at the beginning of the school year.  State Farm will only match monetary donations. If you have any questions around how to submit for the matching gift, please click here.

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