Bennett Day School News

Summer Camp Highlight: Culinary Arts

The inaugural year of Bennett Day Camp is here, and we’re so excited to provide unique summer experiences to any and all school-aged children! There are multiple opportunities to customize your camp experience, and one of our favorites is our...

Essential Book List: Big Vehicles

Big vehicles inspire many questions: What is that? Why is it moving? How does it move? Where is it going? These books are the perfect catalyst to send little minds thinking about those huge vehicles that move. Here are a few of our favorite books...

The World is Changing; Our Schools Should Be, Too

Our own Martin Moran, Lead Designer and Upper School Director at Bennett Day, recently penned a thought-provoking piece about a story that ran in the Chicago Tribune. This insightful response provides an in-depth and insightful look into...

Time to Plan for Summer Camp!

It’s never too early to think about summer vacation. (Especially during a cold Chicago winter!) This year, we’re especially excited for the warm weather months, so we can launch the first ever Bennett Day Camp. With the help of our own teachers...

What’s Included in School Tuition?

Tuition is an important factor in choosing the right independent school for your child, as it is one of the most important investments you’ll make. No two schools are exactly alike, so it’s important to educate yourself on the questions to ask...

Essential Book List: Wonders of Space and Sky

Space is a place where the imagination soars. Its innate vastness provides endless opportunities to feed a child’s curiosity with tales of limitless wonder. Here are a few of our favorite books to provide a pathway for children to explore the...

Essential Book List: Science and Adventure

These books are not for the faint of heart! Your little explorer will love reading about all of the fantastic (and sometimes creepy!) creatures that lurk in our world. Filled with intricate illustrations and expert commentary, each of these...

Lead Designer and Director of Upper School Martin Moran on TEDx Talks, Discusses Creativity in High School

Lead Designer and Director of Upper School at Bennett Day School, Martin Moran, recently spoke at a TEDx event about how to create a high school where adolescents can be creative and motivated. Check out the video below to hear more.

Our Top Toy and Game Picks for Black Friday

This year's trip to the Chicago Toy & Game Fair (ChiTAG 2017) was a treat for families, inventors, educators and exhibitors! ChiTAG 2017 was particularly special for our community members who celebrated the release of Story Dealer: storytelling...

Check out Story Dealer at the Chicago Toy & Game Fair

The Chicago Toy & Game Fair will take place November 18 and 19, and Bennett Day School will be out in full force to discover new, innovative gadgets and devices of the season! ChiTAG is one of our favorite events of the year - not only is it fun,...