We recognize parents/guardians as the first teacher, classroom teachers as the second, and the environment as the third.
We geniunely believe that students must be invested in what they are learning and the curriculum must be relevant to students’ lives.
As a parent, you may find yourself in this boat: How was school today? Fine. What did you do? Played on the playground. What are you learning about? I don’t know.
Bennett Day School has officially joined the Alliance for Early Childhood (AEC).
We’re kicking off a new school-wide project called “Family PBL” and we invite you to join in!
Pictured above is the final drawn design of the proposed community garden.
Two tenth graders at Bennett Day, Alex H. and Jasmin H., recently won the overall grand prize of the 39th Annual Newhouse Architecture + Design Competition. Congratulations...
Abby, a 9th grader at Bennett Day School in Chicago, was recently awarded the Ewing-Jones Scholarship which will support her in attending the Leadership Academy at the W.E.B. Du Bois Scholars Institute this summer (hosted at Princeton University).
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I recently heard the NPR Author Interview about Tomie dePaola’s latest book, Quiet. I listened to the three-minute interview around 5:45 am on my way to the gym.
And I turned off...
By Christa Reed
A few years ago, NPR’s The Tiny Desk moved from their old headquarters to a new facility. They wanted to go out with a bang and arrive at their new space in style. They got help from the catchy pop band OK Go, whose unforgettable...
At Bennett Day, we pride ourselves on our close-knit community, developing lifelong learners and leaders across all grade levels. One way we encourage this growth is through cross-grade collaboration, which opens up new opportunities and avenues of...