Go, Bears!
    Marlys Bennington ~ Principal
    6006 Ireland Grove Rd.
    Bloomington, IL 61705

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


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  • Happy Summer to our Benjamin Community!


    Our office will close for summer on Monday, June 5th at 3:00pm.  We will reopen on Monday, July 31st at 7:00am.  If you leave a voice mail during this time, we will receive it on July 31st when we return.  If you have questions over the summer, please email Mrs. Bennington, at benninmm@myunit5.org.  We hope you have a great summer!

    Good bye and thank to the many families moving on to junior high and other schools.  We have enjoyed knowing you and your child(ren)!  Thank you for your many contributions to our school!

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  • School Supply List

    Click here to view the school supply list for the 2017-2018 school year.


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  • Fall 2017 Information

    Here is important information for this fall:

    July 31st - 7:00am - Our office reopens for the new school year

    August 1st - 3:00-6:00pm - New Student Registration in the gym

    August 14th - 6:00-7:00pm - Back to School/Open House Night - Bring the whole family and your student supplies

    August 16th - 7:45-2:30 - First day of school

    August 31st - School pictures

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  • State Farm Matching Gift Program
    New for 2016, 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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  • Noon Hour Supervisors Needed

    We are in need of several noon hour supervisors.  This is a paid position, and the hours are from 11:05-1:05 each day.  Noon hour supervisors help supervise students in the cafeteria and at recess.  If you are interested in helping in this way at our school, please contact Mrs. Bennington at (309)557-4410 or at benninmm@myunit5.org.  Thank you!

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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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    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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