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Mission Statement

To provide each child with the best educational opportunity to become a lifelong learner, achieve the highest personal growth and be a contributing member of society.



All Benjamin School District #25 Buildings are OPEN

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ANNOUNCEMENTS - April 29, 2016

Registration Packets All registration Packets need to be returned to the office no later than Mon., May 2nd. We need this information so scheduling can be started for next year. Thank you!


Pizza Now sales are back! You can buy a pizza for $8 from student council Pizza slips will be handed out in homerooms. Money is due no later than May 6th and pizzas will be delivered on May 11th.


Next Week we will be opening t-shirt sales to Evergreen... if you are interested in ordering the "Ask Me Why I Relay!" t-shirt HURRY, because quantities are limited and first come first served. 100% of all sales go to the American Cancer Society due to the generous donation of the t-shirts made by West Suburban Bank. Get yours now and turn in your form and money to Mrs. Colburn.


Robot Club Just a reminder that today, after school Robot Club is meeting. Please meet in the Maker Space and have your ride here no later than 3:45pm.


NJHS Members if you signed up to sell smoothies, please come to the office after these announcements. You will work during your lunch and recess. Eighth graders will work the 5th grade lunch. There is no meeting Monday. Make sure to submit your updated notes from last meeting to Mrs. LaMantia and Mrs. Colburn via canvas. If you have any questions, please see one of your advisers.


Summer Camps With summer quickly approaching, it is time to consider the academic and athletic camps available at Montini Catholic High School. Academic camps such as Robotic Programming, Spanish and Bricks 4Kidz are available along with athletic camps including baseball, football, lacrosse, dance and soccer. For a full description of all camps available go to


Your School Store Announces It’s that time of the year again. Are you someone who wakes up late or forgets to pack a snack?? Don’t worry…..the school store has everything you need to help you through PARCC Week. We will be selling juice, granola bars, and healthy snacks every morning starting Monday, May 2nd through Friday, May 6th in front of the office at 7:30 for that extra boost of energy! Please make sure to ask your teacher when a good time would be to eat your snacks.


Microsoft and St. Francis High School are teaming up to provide a FREE coding event for 5th-7th graders. Participants in this 90-minute camp will explore a Minecraft world through code and will take part in the global Hour of Code movement. They will use kid-friendly programming to learn how creativity and problem solving come together to make something all their own! The camp, scheduled for Saturday, April 30, 2016, at 10:00 am, is expected to fill up quickly. Online registration for this event is required and is on a first come, first served basis. Please contact Colleen Kaplan at for more information. Register at


On April 30 - College of DuPage is thrilled to invite students, parents, educators and members of the community to attend its inaugural STEM-CON, a free interactive fair celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. For more information visit,


Eighth Grade When you visit West Chicago Community High School next Thursday, you will receive a brief introduction to the summer reading expectations as an incoming freshmen. All students are required to read one of the eight titles on the 9th grade list, and English 1 Honors students are required to read two additional books as they have in the past: Of Mice and Men and To Kill a Mockingbird. Honors students and parents are invited to learn more about ninth grade summer reading on May 5th at 6:30 p.m. in our auditorium. Summer reading books will also be available for purchase at that time.