Bennett Day School News

What Students Gain When They Pursue Accomplishment Over Achievement

At Bennett Day, we made a conscious choice in the design of our Middle and Upper School programs to embrace accomplishment over the false virtues associated with “rigor” and “achievement.”

Internship Program 2022-23: Meaningful Learning Outside of the Classroom

Last Trimester, 21 of our Juniors and Seniors were placed at 18 different internship sites throughout the city of Chicago. After completing their 12-week internships, students had the opportunity to showcase their learning and celebrate their...

[Webinar] Beyond the Classroom: Why Extracurricular Activities Matter

Extracurricular activities are an important component of the college admissions process, and now more than ever admissions officers are looking at applicants’ interests as part of the holistic review process.

Beyond Getting Coffee: Exploring Quality Internships

Internships have evolved. Instead of just getting the boss coffee, today’s internships should be ideal avenues for developing insight into one’s possible learning and employment pathways. While most students do not have the opportunity for a...