Bennett Day School News

Chicago Summer Series: Panoramic Views of Pilsen

Chicago's long and diverse immigrant history makes its neighborhoods a beautiful cultural tapestry. If you’re looking for Chicago destinations rich in history, art, and culture, Pilsen should be high on your list. This neighborhood on the city’s...

Summer Academics: Guest Blog by Senior Kindergarten Co-Lead Teachers, Katie Gertler and Julia DaSilva

Now that it's summer, it's important to ensure that your child is still receiving some type of academic consistency while on break. By no means does it need to be intensive or the main focus of the summer, but it is necessary to prevent what...

Tips for Choosing a Best-Fit Summer Camp

Studies show that camps of all kinds help kids build a solid sense of identity and community, while also contributing to mental and physical well-being. But with so many options out there, how can families make the best choice possible for their...

Visit the Bennett Day Tent at the Bucktown Garden Walk

 

Don’t miss Bennett Day School at this year’s Bucktown Garden Walk and Block Party! Families can visit us at the Bennett Day-sponsored Children’s Fest at Churchill Park. Check out our interactive sensory table, open to everyone.

The Bucktown...

Summer Camp Highlight: Field Trip Camp

 

 

Summer camp planning is underway, and Bennett Day Camp is filled with choices for just about every camper. In addition to a variety of stay-and-play experiences, we’re offering a unique lineup of off-site adventures in our field trip camp.

Progressive Summer Camp Options for Pre-K through Middle School Kids

 

Summer camp enrollment deadlines are fast approaching! Bennett Day School will morph into Bennett Day Camp this year, offering a choose-your-own-adventure-style day camp experience at its West Town campus. Each camp promises to reinforce...

Student Project: Rearranged Classroom

 

Bennett Day School prides itself on developing lifelong learners and leaders across all grade levels. A great example of how we foster these skills is through an adaptive learning program that challenges students academic, social and emotional...

Essential Book List: Art

 

The imagination of a child is a wonderful thing, making masterpieces out of leaves found during an afternoon walk. Help encourage this love of expression with a few of these stories recommended by Bennett Day School teachers.

Don’t Miss Our Spring Playdate, April 21

 

Spend your Saturday morning with a Bennett Day Camp preview! We’re hosting a Spring Playdate on April 21 from 9 - 11 a.m. to showcase a few activities we’re excited to offer this summer.

Important Tax Breaks to Help Parents Pay for Education

As we turn turn towards tax season, parents should be gathering what they need to take advantage of the tax breaks available to families that pay for childcare. The dependent care credit is one way parents can find financial relief when paying...